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2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair in Uniondale, NY

2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair in Uniondale, NY

The 2010 Nassau Coliseum Fair, the largest event of its kind in the New York metro area, will take place weekend through July 11 this year and will feature family entertainment such as the Lance Gifford Magic Illusion Show, Great American Frontier Show, a petting zoo, Wolves of the World show, Old West Theatre's vaudeville show, carnival rides, games, and tons of other attractions.

33 Fun Things to Do in Rockland County this July

33 Fun Things to Do in Rockland County this July

Our guide to fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland County, NY this July includes Fourth of July festivals, a model rocket launch, and outdoor concerts in Clarkstown, Haverstraw, Nanuet, Nyack, Pearl River, Pomona, Stony Point, and Suffern.

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Rockland County

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in Rockland County

Updated: July 2015. We've put together a full schedule of the outdoor concerts happening this summer in parks throughout Rockland County, including Clarkstown, Congers, Haverstraw, Stony Point, and West Nyack.

July 4 Fireworks and Festivals in Rockland County

July 4 Fireworks and Festivals in Rockland County

Wondering where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in Rockland County? Check our guide to Independence Day festivals and fireworks displays in the area, including Nanuet, Nyack, Pearl River, and Pomona.

Sesame Street Fans Meet at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica

Sesame Street Fans Meet at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica

Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.

Monster-Themed Indoor Mini Golf Course Opens in Nanuet

Monster-Themed Indoor Mini Golf Course Opens in Nanuet

Monster Mini Golf will open an indoor glow-in-the-dark course in Nanuet in late June. Monster Mini Golf hosts birthday parties, accommodates those with special needs, and is fun for the whole family.

How to Make the Most of Your Child's Live Music Experience

How to Make the Most of Your Child's Live Music Experience

A music therapist and award-winning children's musician offers tips on bringing your child to a concert or other live music performance, including how to choose the best venue, prepare kids for the show, and help them engage with the music.

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis, a water park in West Berlin, NJ, debuted a $6.5 million outdoor expansion called The Beach Club at the start of its 2013 summer season.

Historical Places to Visit in the NY Metro Area

Historical Places to Visit in the NY Metro Area

UPDATED JULY 2016: Looking for fun day trips that will keep you and your kids entertained while learning during the summer and on weekends? We've compiled a chronological list of 16 historic places in the New York metro area that offer plenty of fun while keeping the kids engaged.

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

Long Island Dad on Mission to Make Swim Time Safer for Kids

One Long Island dad is making it his mission to teach children about pool and swimming safety through the Long Island Drowning Prevention Task Force.

21 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this June

21 Fun Things to Do on Long Island this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with your kids on Long Island this June includes family activities in Lindenhurst, Oakdale, Osyter Bay, Port Jefferson, Port Washington, Riverhead, Roslyn Harbor, Stony Brook, West Sayville, and Wheatley Heights.

11 Fun Father's Day Events on Long Island

11 Fun Father's Day Events on Long Island

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with your dad on Father's Day in Long Island? Our guide includes 11 family-friendly events in Baldwin, Cold Spring Harbor, Floral Park, Old Bethpage, Oyster Bay, Riverhead, and Rockville Centre.

10 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this June

10 Fun Things to Do in Manhattan this June

Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids in Manhattan this June, including the Museum Mile Festival, a CD release party, new exhibits, and more in Midtown, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan, Chelsea, and nearby in the Bronx.

9 Fun Things to Do in Queens this June

9 Fun Things to Do in Queens this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens this June includes family activities in Flushing, Glendale, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, and Queens Village.

10 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this June

10 Fun Things to Do in Brooklyn this June

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn this June includes family activities in Brooklyn Heights, Coney Island, Crown Heights, DUMBO, Gowanus, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Red Hook, and Williamsburg.

11 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day Events in NYC

11 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day Events in NYC

Looking for fun and low-cost things to do for Father's Day in NYC? Our list includes everything from baseball games to family dance parties to craft workshops for kids in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this June

16 Fun Things to Do in Connecticut this June

Our list of 16 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Connecticut this June includes family events in Bridgeport, Greenwich, Hamden, Hartford, New Haven, Norwalk, Shelton, Stamford, Westport, and Wilton.

6 Fun Father's Day Events in Connecticut

6 Fun Father's Day Events in Connecticut

Looking for fun and low-cost Father's Day events in Fairfield County, CT? Here are our 6 picks, including family activities in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk, Westport, and Wilton. Make dad a gift, bring him to the zoo, or enjoy a special performance.

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green’s new Battery Park City location offers the same athletic and fitness programming to youth, adults, and families, as well culinary and cultural classes. Asphalt Green also offers summer day camp for children ages 4-13, which includes sports and swim instruction, as well as cultural arts.

13 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this June

13 Fun Things to Do in Westchester this June

Our list of 13 fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester County this June includes family events in Croton-on-Hudson, Katonah, Mount Vernon, Peekskill, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.

7 Fun Father's Day Events in Westchester

7 Fun Father's Day Events in Westchester

Looking for something fun to do for Father's Day in Westchester County? Here are 7 great low-cost events for kids and families in Mount Kisco, Scarsdale, South Salem, White Plains, Yonkers, and nearby in the Bronx.

9 Fun Things to Do in Rockland/Bergen this June

9 Fun Things to Do in Rockland/Bergen this June

If you're in Rockland County, NY or neighboring Bergen County, NJ, check out our list of 9 fun and low-cost June events for families, including activities in Bear Mountain, Paramus, Pomona, Tenafly, and West Nyack.

Things to Do for Father's Day in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Things to Do for Father's Day in Rockland and Bergen Counties

For families in Rockland County, NY and neighboring Bergen County, NJ, we've compiled a list of fun and low-cost Father's Day 2013 events and activities, from a special baseball game in Pomona, NY to a Dad-themed nature walk in Tenafly, NJ.

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Kids will delight when they see the surprise guest -- Dusty, the star of Disney's new movie "Planes" -- at this year's Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach during Memorial Day weekend.

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

"Safe Kids Day" (May 18) was celebrated at Highline Stages in Manhattan with Nigel Barker, Top Chef Josie Smith-Malave, U.S. Olympian Kristy Kowal, and dozens of kids with a focus on raising awareness and educating people about preventable accidents in the home.




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