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Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Rockland this December
A list of 10 fun and low-cost (or free!) things to do for kids and families in Rockland County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and more in Airmont, New City, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack. (read the story...)

Holiday Events in Rockland County this December
Holiday events for kids in Rockland County, NY, including Christmas and Hanukkah festivals and activities in Pomona, Suffern, West Nyack, and just over the border in Paramus, NJ. (read the story...)

9 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this December
Here are 9 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County, NY this December, including holiday events, family shows, and a free arts day in Ardsley, Chappaqua, Irvington, Katonah, Mamaroneck, Peekskill, Pelham, Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown, White Plains, and Yonkers. (read the story...)

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try
Try out a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year. This list includes ideas for DIY holiday crafts, fun Thanksgiving-themed games, charitable activities, and more, all of which can help your family show gratitude and give thanks. (read the story...)

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit
Harry Potter: The Exhibition returns to NYC's Times Square for a five-month run, featuring first-round favorites such as the Sorting Hat and Hogwarts' Great Hall as well as many new artifacts from the iconic films. (read the story...)

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend
Almost 400 U.S. national parks will offer free admission to all visitors during Veterans Day weekend, and many will also host special events to commemorate the holiday. (read the story...)

Thousands Volunteer to Make 1940 U.S. Census Data Available Online
More than 160,000 people volunteered to index U.S. Census records online as part of the 1940 U.S. Census Community Project, the first national service project of its kind. The 1940 U.S. Census records are now available online for free. (read the story...)

Free Online Game Teaches Kids About Weather Science and Safety
Here in the Northeast, we've had no shortage of severe weather lately. While you're family is hunkered down during a hurricane alert or snowstorm, keep your kids busy with this free, interactive online game that will teach them about severe-weather science and safety. (read the story...)

Top 20 Things to Do on Long Island this November
Fun and low-cost things to do with kids on Long Island this November, including Thanksgiving events, family shows, and more in Amityville, Bellmore, Bethpage, Centerport, East Hampton, East Islip, Glen Cove, Greenvale, Hicksville, Oyster Bay, Port Jefferson, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, St. James, and Uniondale. (read the story...)

Thanksgiving Events for Kids on Long Island
Check out these Thanksgiving-themed events for kids on Long Island, including crafts, classes, and more in Babylon Village, Hicksville, New Hyde Park, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Yaphank. (read the story...)

Family Outing: The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a fun destination for families, with regular nature programs in the Children's Garden and Family Garden plus a variety of annual events like the Orchid Show and the famous Holiday Train Show. (read the story...)

Black Violin: Back in Manhattan and Ready to 'Bow' You Over
Black Violin, the dynamic duo that includes violinists Kev and Wil B, astounds audiences with a funky fusion of classical, jazz, hip-hop, and R&B. Catch a concert at Manhattan's New Victory Theater this November. (read the story...)

Top 10 Things to Do in Manhattan this November
Ten fun and low-cost things to do with your family in Manhattan this November, including the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and Balloon Inflation, holiday tree lightings and gift markets, the return of Harry Potter, and the 2012 New York Chocolate Show. (read the story...)

Top 5 Things to Do in Queens this November
Fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this November, including a pirate show in Long Island City, Wildlife Weekends in Floral Park, a train-themed workshop in Jamaica, and a family-friendly concert in Flushing. (read the story...)

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this November
Fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this November, including Olympic gymnasts and Disney princesses at the Barclays Center, family concerts in Boerum Hill and Gowanus, a walk/run to benefit Prospect Park, and history and mystery at Green-Wood Cemetery in Sunset Park. (read the story...)

5 Fun Election Day Events for Kids in Connecticut
Wondering what to do with your kids when they're out of school on Nov. 6 on Election Day? Here are 5 fun activities in Fairfield County, CT, including museum, outdoor, and art center events in Fairfield, New Canaan, Stamford, and Westport. (read the story...)

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut
Find fun and low-cost Thanksgiving-themed events for kids in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, New Canaan, and Wilton. (read the story...)

Top 10 Things to Do in Westchester County this November
Find fun and low-cost things to do with your family in Westchester County this November, including a bonfire night in Garrison, The Pop Ups concert in Mamaroneck, a family-friendly ballet in Valhalla, and post-Thanksgiving walks in Bedford, Rye, and White Plains. (read the story...)

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester
A roundup of Thanksgiving weekend walks and turkey trots in Westchester County, including Bedford, Rye, White Plains, and nearby in the Bronx. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this October
We've rounded up the top 7 kids' events on Long Island this October, including an autism-friendly movie screening of Frankenweenie, Thrill the World @ Islip, and fun family shows, plus tons of great Halloween events! (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this October
We've rounded up the top 5 events for kids and families in Manhattan this October, including the return of the Big Apple Circus, the annual Meet the Breeds event, and the NYC Wine & Food Festival, plus tons of great Halloween events! (read the story...)

Family Outing: Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury Gardens is a National Historic Site on Long Island known for its family-friendly outdoor activities and gorgeous gardens and grounds. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Queens this October
Our top 5 list of things to do with your family in Queens this October includes a new exhibit at NYSCI, children's garden sessions at the Queens Botanical Garden, and tons of fun and low-cost Halloween events for kids. (read the story...)

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this October
Find fun and low-cost family events in Brooklyn this October, including the Harlem Globetrotters first show in the borough, a Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the WCS Run for the Wild on Coney Island, and spook-tacular Halloween activities. (read the story...)

DVD Review: Tinker Bell in 'Secret of the Wings'
"Secret of the Wings," Tinker Bell's first 3D adventure in the Disney Fairies series, takes her to the far reaches of Pixie Hollow, where she flies with new friends and uncovers a secret that changes her world. (read the story...)


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