Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Queens this December

Top 11 Things to Do with Kids in Queens this December

Here are 11 fun things to do with kids in Queens in December 2012, including free holiday events, a new movie-themed exhibit, ad more in Astoria, Bayside, Douglaston, Floral Park, Flushing, Jamaica, and Kew Gardens.

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this December

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this December

Fun and low-cost (and free!) things to do with kids in Brooklyn this December, including family shows, holiday events, and more in Boerum Hill, Cobble Hill, Dyker Heights, Fort Greene, Gowanus, and Greenpoint.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this December

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Fairfield this December

Ten fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Fairfield County, CT this December, including holiday shows, school vacation activities, and kids concerts in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Greenwich, Mystic, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, and Westport.

Top 10 Things to Do with Kids in Rockland this December

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.

Holiday Events in Rockland County this December

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.

9 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Westchester this December

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.

10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try

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.

Harry Potter and the Times Square Exhibit

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.

Free Admission to All National Parks on Veterans Day Weekend

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.

Thousands Volunteer to Make 1940 U.S. Census Data Available Online

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.

Free Online Game Teaches Kids About Weather Science and Safety

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.

Top 20 Things to Do on Long Island this November

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.

Thanksgiving Events for Kids on Long Island

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.

Family Outing: The New York Botanical Garden

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.

Black Violin: Back in Manhattan and Ready to 'Bow' You Over

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.

Top 10 Things to Do in Manhattan this November

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.

Top 5 Things to Do in Queens this November

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.

Top 7 Things to Do in Brooklyn this November

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.

5 Fun Thanksgiving Events for Kids in Connecticut

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.

Top 10 Things to Do in Westchester County this November

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.

Thanksgiving Weekend Walks and Turkey Trots in Westchester

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.

Tips on How to Prep for the Great Jack O' Lantern Blaze by a Westchester Mom of 2
Fun Things to Do with Kids on Long Island this October

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!

Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this October

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!

Family Outing: Old Westbury Gardens

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.




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