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PBS Kids' 'Dinosaur Train' Will Air One-Hour Special on Presidents Day
PBS Kids will air a special one-hour episode of 'Dinosaur Train' on Presidents Day called 'Submarine Adventure,' in which kids will learn about the Shonisaurus, Archelon turtles, and more prehistoric creatures. (read the story...)

28 Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this February
Our list of 28 fun and low-cost kids' events on Long Island this February includes Valentine's Day events, Presidents Week programs, and family shows in Amityville, Babylon, Bellmore, Centerport, Garden City, Greenvale, Montauk, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, Southampton, Uniondale, and beyond. (read the story...)

16 Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids on Long Island
These 16 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events for kids on Long Island include craft workshops, baking and cooking classes, and more in Amityville, Cold Spring Harbor, Floral Park, Garden City, Glen Cove, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Plainview, Port Washington, Riverhead, Westhampton, and Yaphank. (read the story...)

23 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this February
Our list of 23 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this February includes Valentine's Day events, Chinese New Year festivals, Sesame Street Live, and more in Lower Manhattan, Chinatown, SoHo, West Village, Midtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Morningside Heights. (read the story...)

'Annie' Shines on Broadway
"Annie" the musical, now playing on Broadway, is winning over a new generation of kids who connect with Annie's spirit and classic rags-to-riches tale. Our theater critic goes behind the scenes with Katie Finneran, who plays the comically villainous Ms. Hannigan. (read the story...)

Chinese Lunar New Year Events in NYC
Wondering where to celebrate the 2013 Chinese Lunar New Year in New York City? Here are 24 fun and low-cost family events in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, including festivals at museums, libraries, and cultural centers in Chinatown and across the city. (read the story...)

15 Fun Things to Do in Queens this February
These 15 fun kids events in Queens this February include Valentine's Day programs, Black History Month activities, family shows, and what to do on school vacation in Astoria, Bayside, Corona, Douglaston, Flushing, Jamaica, Queens Village, and Whitestone. (read the story...)

Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids in NYC
Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids for Valentine's Day in NYC, including craft programs, cooking events, story time, family shows, and more in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens. (read the story...)

5 Fun Events that Celebrate Black History Month in Queens
These 5 fun and low-cost Black History Month events for kids in Queens this February include performances, family workshops, and historical exhibits in Bayside, Corona, Jamaica, and Flushing. (read the story...)

17 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this February
Our list of 17 fun things to do with kids in Brooklyn this February includes a film festival, concerts and shows, and where to celebrate Black History Month in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Boerum Hill, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Fort Greene, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights. (read the story...)

12 Black History Month Events in Brooklyn
Check out these 12 fun events celebrating Black History Month in Brooklyn this February, including family shows and kids' workshops in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights. (read the story...)

Kid-Friendly Museums in the NYC Area
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: A comprehensive selection of kid-friendly museums in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Long Island (Nassau County and Suffolk County), Fairfield County, CT, and beyond. Our museum guide features science exhibits, nature, transportation and technology innovation, and art exhibits; you'll find something for every member of your family. (read the story...)

15 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this February
These 15 fun and low-cost events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, this February include family shows, Valentine's Day activities, and more in Fairfield, Bridgeport, Greenwich, Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, and nearby in Hartford. (read the story...)

7 Valentine's Day Events for Kids in Connecticut
These 7 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events in Fairfield County, CT, include valentine crafts, baking workshops, and more in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, South Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton. (read the story...)

13 Fun Things to Do in Rockland and North Bergen this February
These 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY, and northern Bergen County, NJ, include Presidents Day, Black History, and Chinese New Year events in East Rutherford, Paramus, West Nyack, Cornwall, Haverstraw, Garnerville, Airmont, Suffern, and Upper Nyack. (read the story...)

15 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this February
These 15 fun and low-cost kids' events in Westchester County, NY, include activities celebrating Black History Month, Valentine's Day events for kids, things to do during Presidents Week/February school vacation, and more in Croton-on-Hudson, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Chappaqua, South Salem, and Tarrytown. (read the story...)

Town of Ramapo Challenger Center: Where Kids Can Be Astronauts for a Day
At the Lower Hudson Valley Challenger Center in Airmont, NY, more recently known as the Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, kids can become astronauts for a day and families can go on space missions to the moon, Mars, and beyond. (read the story...)

7 Valentine's Day Events for Kids in Westchester
Check out these 7 fun and low-cost Valentine's Day events for kids in Westchester County, NY, including craft workshops, a fun family festival, and more in Chappaqua, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx. (read the story...)

Cultural Adventures in Your Own Backyard
Living in the New York metro area means you can expose your children to the world's cultures without traveling to foreign countries. We've compiled restaurants, festivals, and other activities to introduce your children to the world. (read the story...)

One Adventurous Dad Shares Why Traveling With Kids Is Important
Our children will one day inherit the world—and global travel helps them know it, experience it, and understand it. Here, an excerpt from Keith Bellows's "100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life" explains why the world is the best classroom for children and how they can learn from their cultural experiences. (read the story...)

A List of Cultural Festivals in the New York Metro Area
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the cultures of the world in your own backyard by attending one of these celebrations in Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. (read the story...)

One Big Family Heads to Sleepaway Camp in Catskills Mountains
One Queens family attended Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA in the Catskill Mountains. They discovered new activities and interests. Here's what mom Nancy Johnson-Horn thought about their experience. (read the story...)

The Highlights of Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA
One Queens family attended Family Camp at Frost Valley's YMCA in the Catskills Mountains in upstate New York. Here's what mom Nancy Johnson-Horn liked about the experience, and one thing she'd change. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Museum of Mathematics in Manhattan
The Museum of Mathematics, or MoMath, in Manhattan is a dynamic and interactive museum that focuses on enhancing public understanding and perception of math in daily life. It is the first museum of its kind in the country. (read the story...)

'The Velveteen Rabbit' Reimagined in NYC
"The Velveteen Rabbit," a Theatreworks production playing at DR2 Theatre in Manhattan, is a charming new take on the classic tale that uses found objects as props and relies on a creative trio of actors who aren't afraid to think outside the box. (read the story...)


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