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Family Outing: Hallockville Museum Farm

Family Outing: Hallockville Museum Farm

The Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead is a great place to visit with kids. Learn about Long Island's agricultural history at this historic site, where you can visit farm animals, try your hand at old-fashioned crafts, and attend annual events like the Fleece and Fiber Fair in spring and Craft Show in fall.

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Take the kids to the Summer of Fun 2015 at Hudson River Park, with outdoor movies, concerts, and activities for families all summer long, from May through September. Take in the waterfront view and fun, family-friendly entertainment at Hudson River Park.

Best-Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Museum

Best-Kept Secrets of the Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum is at the heart of Brooklyn's cultural epicenter, and there are plenty of reasons to visit. Get tips on the best way to explore this art and history museum with your kids, including some lesser-known exhibits and activities.

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Brooklyn

Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend in Brooklyn

Memorial Day is Monday, May 25, but the celebrations will occur all weekend! Honor the men and women who have served our country at special events in and near Brooklyn, such as a parade in Bay Ridge, historic music and games in Sunset Park, and more!

Memorial Day Activities for Kids in Westchester

Memorial Day Activities for Kids in Westchester

Remember those who have served our country and teach your kids about the importance of veterans with these Memorial Day activities in Westchester.

Celebrate Mother's Day in Westchester This May

Celebrate Mother's Day in Westchester This May

Honor your mom and moms everywhere this May with these fun Mother's Day activities in Westchester. Celebrate Mother's Day with the 12th Annual Mamapalooza, or, moms, enjoy a quick escape with Mom's Nite Out!

Best-Kept Secrets of the Cradle of Aviation Museum

Best-Kept Secrets of the Cradle of Aviation Museum

Whether you have a preschooler, a grade-schooler, a teen, or all three, the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City will teach and thrill with exhibits on Long Island's history of flight and interactive flying simulators.

Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area

Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area

Make the most of summer with our list of the top 100 things to do in and near New York City from June through September. Get details on fun summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, and much more in NYC, Long Island, Southeast New York, and Connecticut.

Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

Eat Your Way Around the World (in Queens!)

No need to get in an airplane to give your kids a taste of cuisines from a wide array of cultures. Just hop on the subway to Queens to dip your spoon in the melting pot!

Celebrate Earth Day in Westchester

Celebrate Earth Day in Westchester

These Earth Day activities in Westchester will teach kids about giving back to our planet. Find Westchester Earth Day celebrations, including an Eco Fair, in Chappaqua, Scarsdale, and South Salem!

Things to Do with Children with Special Needs in Nassau County

Things to Do with Children with Special Needs in Nassau County

Looking for fun things to do with children with special needs in Nassau County, then look no further! We've picked the best activities for children with special needs, including sensory-friendly theater and walks to raise awareness.

Things to Do in the Great Outdoors in Nassau County in May

Things to Do in the Great Outdoors in Nassau County in May

Put down the technology and get your family outside at one of these activities that celebrates nature and the great outdoors in Nassau County in May, including nature walks in Muttontown, Old Westbury, and East Norwich; sheep shearing in Queens, and birding in Sands Point.

May Street Fairs, Carnivals, and Festivals in Nassau County

May Street Fairs, Carnivals, and Festivals in Nassau County

Step right up and have a blast at one of these carnivals, festivals, or street fairs in Nassau County in May where you can eat, shop, and play games for a day of family fun on Long Island, including the Dutch Spring Music Festival in Hempstead, the spring Fair in Oyster Bay, and the Art and Craft Fair in Hicksville.

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Kid-Friendly Film Screenings in Nassau County in May

Take your little film buffs to one of these family-friendly movies at a film screening for kids in Nassau County, including Into the Woods in Mineola, a sensory-friendly showing of Tomorrowland in Levittown, and Hidden Universe in 3-D in Queens. Bonus: Some of these film screenings are FREE.

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in Nassau County

Where to Celebrate Earth Day in Nassau County

Celebrate Earth Day at one of these family-friendly events in Nassau County, including fun in Glen Cove, Roslyn Harbor, Garden City, Old Westbury, and Oyster Bay.

Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Nassau County, egg hunts and bunny visits in Valley Stream, Westbury, Bellmore, and Elmont.

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Best Kept Secrets of MoMA PS1 in Queens

Your guide to visiting MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, Queens, with your kids. Get the most out of a trip to this modern art museum, which presents a different experience every time you visit.

Where to Volunteer with Kids in Nassau County in May

Where to Volunteer with Kids in Nassau County in May

Teaching your kids to give back to the community can make them grow up to be thoughtful adults. Here are the best volunteer opportunities for families in Nassau County in May, including making blankets for veterans in Floral Park, the teen volunteer fair in Mineola, and the American Heart Associan's 5K in Cutchogue.

Visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Kids

Visiting the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island with Kids

A visit to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum is a must-do at least once with your kids. Here's how to make the most of your visit to these iconic, historic landmarks.

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Celebrate Earth Day at one of these family-friendly Earth Cay celebrations in Manhattan, including park events, green living festivals, and Arbor Day events.

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Manhattan, including the NYC Easter Parade and egg hunts in New York City.

Things for Kids to do During Spring Break in NYC

Things for Kids to do During Spring Break in NYC

Wondering what to do with your kids during spring break? We've gathered the best fun and educational activities in NYC at museums and the New-York Historical Society.

Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in Brooklyn

Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in Brooklyn

April may bring showers, but it also brings holidays! Celebrate Easter and Earth Day in and near Brooklyn this month with fun things to do with the whole family, including an egg hunt on Staten Island and mud art in Crown Heights.

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Celebrate the great outdoors with a family day trip to one of these seasonally splendid spots in the New York metro area, including New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Celebrate Earth Day in Rockland

Celebrate Earth Day in Rockland

Earth Day is April 22, but it can be celebrated all month long! There are lots of things to do in and near Rockland County to promote a greener world and have fun, such as meeting farm animals in Cornwall and picking up litter in Tenafly, NJ.




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