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Top Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this August
Find fun and free or low-cost things to do with kids in and near Westchester County, NY this August, including the Peekskill Celebration, a storytelling and music festival, and a neighboring county fair. (read the story...)

Tips for Family Road Trips on a Budget
Summer is a great time to embark on that family road trip you've been planning. Worried about the wallet? Taking a road trip doesn't have to mean big-budget expenses. Read tips from a financial expert on how to make your cross-country family trip affordable, fun, and memorable for everyone on board. (read the story...)

NYC Theater Review: 'Zarkana' by Cirque du Soleil
"Zarkana" by Cirque du Soleil is a tantalizing, funny, and physically thrilling show that your kids will love just as much as you do. (read the story...)

14 Tips to Help You Make the Most of Your Family Road Trip
Whether crossing state lines on a road trip across America or driving a couple hundred miles outside of your home for a day trip to discover the great outdoors, the hours spent in a car can be tolling, but here are travel tips to help you make the most of your family road trip. (read the story...)

Military Families Get Free Admission to Blue Star Museums this Summer
Active duty military and their family members can enjoy free admission to 70 museums, cultural centers, and historical sites in the NYC area this summer through the Blue Star Museums program. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Field Station: Dinosaurs
Travel back a few eons in Earth's history with a visit to Field Station: Dinosaurs, a remarkable dino park nestled in the New Jersey Meadowlands just outside NYC. (read the story...)

2 Dino-Mite DIY Preschool Projects
A Brooklyn mom shares DIY after-school dinosaur and fossil projects that she does preschooler to help develop skills like small muscle control, hand-eye coordination, and following directions. (read the story...)

How to Keep Kids Safe at Amusement Parks
A trip to the amusement park offers tons of family fun, but there are some common health and safety mishaps you should prepare for. Before you take your kids to the theme park this summer, take these safety tips into consideration. (read the story...)

Family Camping in NYC Parks
Did you know many New York City parks host free Family Camping events in the summer? Get the details on those campouts here, including locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island; 2012 dates; and how to register your family. (read the story...)

Getting Teens to Turn the Page
Reading well is an important skill for young adults to have in order to achieve economic success. But, many students score below proficient in reading achievement. Here are tips to help encourage your teen to read more. (read the story...)

Best Beaches for Families in Connecticut
UPDATED JUNE 2014: Check out the best beaches in Connecticut for swimming, fishing, picnicking, sailing, and just plain relaxing in the sun. Round up the swimsuits, sunscreen, and sand toys and try out a new spot this summer -- it might just become your favorite. (read the story...)

Best Beaches on Long Island for Families
UPDATED JUNE 2014: Whether you prefer the dramatic cliffs and rocky shores of the Sound, the ocean’s rough waves, or the calm of local bays and lakes, there’s a beach for every taste along Long Island’s miles of coastline. So grab some towels, pack up the kids’ sand toys, and discover a different beach each week. We bet you’ll have a new local favorite by the end of the summer! (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Nassau this July
Find free and low-cost things to do in Nassau County, Long Island this July, including fun family and children's events in Cutchogue, Elmont, Garden City, Old Westbury, Oyster Bay, and Sands Point. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Suffolk this July
Find free and low-cost things to do and fun family events in Suffolk County, Long Island this July, including Babylon, Brookhaven, Cold Spring Harbor, East Hampton, Riverhead, and Smithtown. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this July, including fun family shows in the parks, outdoor festivals and fairs, and new theater openings and museum exhibits. (read the story...)

Fun Family Events on Governors Island this Summer
Governors Island, just a short ferry ride from Manhattan and Brooklyn, will host several fun family- and kid-friendly events this summer, all free or low cost. (read the story...)

Family Outing: Boscobel House and Gardens
Boscobel House and Gardens in Garrison, NY, about an hour outside NYC, is a fun historical spot that offers year-round family events, from house tours to outdoor concerts and the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens, including fun family shows and concerts, outdoor movies, and the annual pow wow at Queens County Farm Museum. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Brooklyn this July
Find free and low-cost family and kids' events in Brooklyn this July, including fireworks in Park Slope, outdoor movies in Brooklyn Heights, and free outdoor family programs in Brooklyn Bridge Park. (read the story...)

Fun July 4 Events in Brooklyn
Check out these fun Fourth of July cultural events for kids happening in Brooklyn and nearby, including historical activities in Prospect Park and Historic Richmond Town's holiday celebration. (read the story...)

Top Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this July
Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT this July, including fun family events in Bridgeport, New Canaan, Norwalk, Stamford, Wilton, Westport, Weston, and beyond. (read the story...)

Historical Activities in Fairfield County this Summer
Fun and low-cost historical events happening this summer in Connecticut, including history tours and activities in Fairfield, Mashantucket, Norwalk, Rowayton, and Wilton. (read the story...)

Hunt for Waldo in Queens!
Waldo is hiding out in 20 stores across Astoria and Long Island City this July. Join the scavenger hunt to win prizes and celebrate Waldo's 25th anniversary. (read the story...)

Broadway Review: 'Peter and the Starcatcher'
In Broadway's Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher,' we learn how Peter Pan earned his flight credentials and how a mustachioed pirate became Captain Hook. Is the show for kids? Yes and no, says our theater critic. (read the story...)

Free Summer Outdoor Concerts in Rockland
Check out these free outdoor summer concert series in Rockland County, NY, hosted by Clarkstown, Nyack, Stony Point, and Suffern in July and August. Each offers a variety of family-friendly music. (read the story...)


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