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Things to Do in the Great Outdoors in Nassau County in May

Things to Do in the Great Outdoors in Nassau County in May

Put down the technology and get your family outside at one of these activities that celebrates nature and the great outdoors in Nassau County in May, including nature walks in Muttontown, Old Westbury, and East Norwich; sheep shearing in Queens, and birding in Sands Point.

May Street Fairs, Carnivals, and Festivals in Nassau County

May Street Fairs, Carnivals, and Festivals in Nassau County

Step right up and have a blast at one of these carnivals, festivals, or street fairs in Nassau County in May where you can eat, shop, and play games for a day of family fun on Long Island, including the Dutch Spring Music Festival in Hempstead, the spring Fair in Oyster Bay, and the Art and Craft Fair in Hicksville.

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Take your little film buffs to one of these family-friendly movies at a film screening for kids in Nassau County, including Into the Woods in Mineola, a sensory-friendly showing of Tomorrowland in Levittown, and Hidden Universe in 3-D in Queens. Bonus: Some of these film screenings are FREE.

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in Nassau County

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in Nassau County

Celebrate Earth Day at one of these family-friendly events in Nassau County, including fun in Glen Cove, Roslyn Harbor, Garden City, Old Westbury, and Oyster Bay.

Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Nassau County, egg hunts and bunny visits in Valley Stream, Westbury, Bellmore, and Elmont.

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Your guide to visiting MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, with your kids. Get the most out of a trip to this modern art museum, which presents a different experience every time you visit.

Where to Volunteer with Kids in Nassau County in May

Where to Volunteer with Kids in Nassau County in May

Teaching your kids to give back to the community can make them grow up to be thoughtful adults. Here are the best volunteer opportunities for families in Nassau County in May, including making blankets for veterans in Floral Park, the teen volunteer fair in Mineola, and the American Heart Associan's 5K in Cutchogue.

Visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Kids

Visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Kids

A visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum is a must-do at least once with your kids. Here's how to make the most of your visit to these iconic, historic landmarks.

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Celebrate Earth Day at one of these family-friendly Earth Cay celebrations in Manhattan, including park events, green living festivals, and Arbor Day events.

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Manhattan, including the NYC Easter Parade and egg hunts in New York City.

Celebrate Summer at a Festival in NYC in June

Celebrate Summer at a Festival in NYC in June

Whether you go for the whole day or just a few hours, any of these cultural, summer festivals will keep the whole family entertained, including Jazz Age Lawn Party on Governors Island, KulturfestNYC, and Taste Asia Food Fest 2015 in Times Square.

Things for Kids to do During Spring Break in NYC

Things for Kids to do During Spring Break in NYC

Wondering what to do with your kids during spring break? We've gathered the best fun and educational activities in NYC at museums and the New-York Historical Society.

Our Editor's Favorite Family Events in Suffolk County

Our Editor's Favorite Family Events in Suffolk County

Our Editor handpicked the must-do events for families in Suffolk County.

Top 10 Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in July

Top 10 Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in July

We've picked the top 10 things to do with your family in Rockland in July, including the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Fourth of July fireworks and a classic car night in Nyack, an "underground" tour in Haverstraw, and a nighttime nature event in nearby Cornwall.

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in April

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in April

Showing your children how to give back to the community helps them grow into thoughtful adults. So clean out those closets for clothing drives or walk to raise awareness with these volunteer opportunities for families in NYC in April.

Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in Brooklyn

Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in Brooklyn

April may bring showers, but it also brings holidays! Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in and near Brooklyn this month with fun things to do with the whole family, including an egg hunt on Staten Island and mud art in Crown Heights.

Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Story Time for Kids and Families in Brooklyn

Once upon a time...attend a story time event for kids and families in Brooklyn in June for page-turning tales. Hear authors read their own works in Fort Greene, celebrate the anniversary of Dr. Seuss's 'Oh, the Places You'll Go!' in Downtown Brooklyn, and more!

Fun Educational Activities for Kids in Rockland in July

Fun Educational Activities for Kids in Rockland in July

Kids and parents will learn while having fun at these events in and near Rockland in July. Go on a space mission in Airmont, explore Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh, learn how to be a good sibling in Paramus, NJ, and more.

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Celebrate the great outdoors with a family day trip to one of these seasonally splendid spots in the New York metro area, including New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Things to Do with Active Kids in Rockland

Things to Do with Active Kids in Rockland

Get moving! There are many ways to be active this June. Take the kids to fun activities in and near Rockland such as zumba in Suffern, yoga in Upper Nyack, and hiking in Tenafly, NJ!

Celebrate Earth Day in Rockland

Celebrate Earth Day in Rockland

Earth Day is April 22, but it can be celebrated all month long! There are lots of things to do in and near Rockland County to promote a greener world and have fun, such as meeting farm animals in Cornwall and picking up litter in Tenafly, NJ.

Celebrate Easter and Passover in Rockland

Celebrate Easter and Passover in Rockland

April may bring showers, but it also brings holidays! Celebrate Easter and Passover in Rockland County this month with fun things to do with the whole family, including an egg hunt in Pomona and a porch party in Nyack.

The best free family activities in Suffolk County

The best free family activities in Suffolk County

Free family activities in Suffolk that your family will love

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in Nassau in May

A round-up of family-friendly performing arts events in Nassau in May, including a dog show in Oyster Bay, the Big Apple Circus in Fresh Meadows, and summer theater in the park in Oyster Bay.

Educational and Fun Activities for Kids in Nassau in May

Educational and Fun Activities for Kids in Nassau in May

Who says learning has to be boring? Here are 10 educational activities in Nassau, Long Island, during which kids are sure to have fun while learning, a World War II re-enactment in Old Bethpage, and a musical workshop in Greenvale.




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