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Kids' Music Grows Up: The Local 'Kindie' Scene

Kids' Music Grows Up: The Local 'Kindie' Scene

The local 'kindie' music scene has exploded in recent years, with more artists doing more creative work and more venues in which to experience the music.

2016 Where to Meet Santa in the NY Metro Suburbs

2016 Where to Meet Santa in the NY Metro Suburbs

UPDATED December 2016: It's time to meet the guy in the red suit to tell him your Christmas wishes! We've compiled a list of where to meet and take photos with Santa in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield counties.

2016 Where to Meet Santa on Long Island

2016 Where to Meet Santa on Long Island

UPDATED December 2016: Wondering where to take photos with Santa? We've put together the best places to meet Santa in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

The Best Places to Meet Santa in NYC 2016

The Best Places to Meet Santa in NYC 2016

UPDATED December 2016: There are so many places to meet Santa in New York City, and we've put together a list of the best spots to meet and have photos taken with the guy in the red suit in NYC.

Where to Celebrate Kwanzaa in NY Metro Area in 2016

Where to Celebrate Kwanzaa in NY Metro Area in 2016

UPDATED December 2016: This year, Kwanzaa is celebrated Dec. 26-Jan. 1, 2017. Here's where you can learn about and celebrate Kwanzaa in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, and Westchester.

Where to Celebrate Hanukkah in NYC

Where to Celebrate Hanukkah in NYC

UPDATED December 2016: A roundup of kid-friendly events that celebrate Hanukkah in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Celebrate Hanukkah in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield

Celebrate Hanukkah in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield

UPDATED November 2016: A roundup of fun ways to celebrate Hanukkah with your kids in Rockland, Westchester, and Fairfield counties.

Classic Holiday Movies for Kids and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Classic Holiday Movies for Kids and 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Common Sense Media shares its ratings for three classic Christmas movies, and what to expect in 'Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens', in theaters Dec. 18.

Where to See 2016 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Where to See 2016 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

UPDATED November 2016: Visit New York Botanical Garden, Grand Central Terminal, and New-York Historical Society for their holiday train shows and plenty of other family-friendly activities for the 2016 winter season.

Christmas in NYC: 7 Things to Do with Kids

Christmas in NYC: 7 Things to Do with Kids

From holiday windows in NYC to skating in Bryant Park, here's how to spend the day in NYC with children this holiday season.

Best Kept Secrets of the Tenement Museum

Best Kept Secrets of the Tenement Museum

The Tenement Museum shows NYC history and what life was like for immigrants in the U.S. Here are the best kept secrets of the museum, and what to know before you go.

See an $8.5 Million Dollhouse at Shops of Columbus Circle

See an $8.5 Million Dollhouse at Shops of Columbus Circle

Calling all dollhouse lovers: The $8.5 million Astolat Dollhouse Castle will be on view at the Shops at Columbus Circle Nov. 12-Dec. 8.

The Secret World Inside You: American Museum of Natural History's New Exhibit

The Secret World Inside You: American Museum of Natural History's New Exhibit

The American Museum of Natural History's newest science exhibit for kids, The Secret World Inside You, explores the human body as an ecosystem made up of trillions of single-cell organisms that affect your body and health.

Symphony Space Announces 2015-2016 Just Kidding Lineup

Symphony Space Announces 2015-2016 Just Kidding Lineup

Symphony Space, a performing arts center on the Upper West Side, recently announced its 2015-2016 Just Kidding family-friendly entertainment lineup.

R.L. Stine will be Guest Ringmaster for Big Apple Circus' Halloween Show

R.L. Stine will be Guest Ringmaster for Big Apple Circus' Halloween Show

R.L. Stine, who writes fiction that gives kids the creeps, will be the guest ringmaster at the Big Apple Circus’ Halloween performance.

The Big Apple Circus Presents Matinee Performances for Those with Special Needs

The Big Apple Circus Presents Matinee Performances for Those with Special Needs

The Big Apple Circus presents specially adapted matinee performances of its new show, The Grand Tour, for children with special needs.

New York City Celebrates 'The Peanuts Movie' with Events Citywide

New York City Celebrates 'The Peanuts Movie' with Events Citywide

A week of activities for kids in New York City to celebrate of "The Peanuts Movie."

Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Visit BounceU of Paramus, BounceU of Nanuet, or BounceU of Elmsford throughout the month of October to participate in a community art project that donates to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

Half-Lego, Half-Car Now on Display at Ridge Hill

Half-Lego, Half-Car Now on Display at Ridge Hill

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester has a new Lego sculpture on display Oct. 1-14 at Westchester's Ridge Hill: a Porsche 911 RSR that is half constructed of Lego bricks, half real car.

Kids Can Go to Toy Fair in 2016!

Kids Can Go to Toy Fair in 2016!

After 113 years of being left out in the cold (literally), the New York City Toy Fair held at the Javitz Center will welcome kids and families in 2016.

Best Kept Secrets of the South Street Seaport Museum

Best Kept Secrets of the South Street Seaport Museum

Relive Downtown Manhattan's maritime history at the South Street Seaport Museum on the waterfront, where you can board a historic ship, go for a sail, check out exhibits, join family programs, and stroll this historic NYC district.

After-School Pony Rides Offered in Midtown Manhattan

After-School Pony Rides Offered in Midtown Manhattan

Chateau Pony Parties, a family owned stable in Midtown Manhattan, now offers after-school pony rides for children, as well as its popular pony birthday parties.

Family Outing: New York Transit Museum

Family Outing: New York Transit Museum

Housed inside a historic subway station, the New York Transit Museum takes an interactive, educational look at how the city moves—literally. Here's when and why to visit with your kids.

Where to Honor and Remember Sept. 11 in NYC

Where to Honor and Remember Sept. 11 in NYC

To commemorate the tragic events that happened 14 years ago, venues across Manhattan, and the country, are honoring those affected by Sept. 11, 2001. Here are four places you can remember 9/11 in NYC.

Prospect Heights Children’s Studio and Store Now Open

Prospect Heights Children’s Studio and Store Now Open

Tykes in the Heights, a children's store and activity center, recently opened in Prospect Heights. The store offers classes such as sing-alongs, art and creative movement, mommy-and-me time, and creative workshops for kids of all ages.




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