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Where to See 2015 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Where to See 2015 Holiday Train Shows in NYC

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 2015 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.

Things to Do with Children with Special Needs in NYC

Things to Do with Children with Special Needs in NYC

Looking for fun things to do with children with special needs in NYC? We've picked the best activities for children with special needs, including sensory-friendly story time, and open play sessions.

Forest Park Carousel Debuts Train Ride

Forest Park Carousel Debuts Train Ride

Forest Park Carousel in Queens, the only carousel with the Landmark of New York designation, is debuting its newest attraction: the Woodhaven Express, a train ride for toddlers and small children.

Secrets of Central Park

Secrets of Central Park

Stretching more than 800 acres in the center of Manhattan, Central Park offers so many fun things to do with kids, from boat rides and outdoor performances in the summer to ice-skating in the winter. Here, your guide to visiting this iconic park.

Incredible New Oddity at Ripley's!

Incredible New Oddity at Ripley's!

It's a curious kid's fantasy land, Ripley's Believe it or Not! Times Square Odditorium. And you'll never guess what they trotted out now.

North America's First Thomas Land Theme Park Will Open in August

North America's First Thomas Land Theme Park Will Open in August

Tickets are now on sale to the first Thomas Land theme park in North America. Thomas & Friends and the Island of Sodor come to life at Edaville USA in South Carver, MA, this August.

Whitestone Lanes Adds Minions Bowling League for Kids

Whitestone Lanes Adds Minions Bowling League for Kids

Whitestone Lanes, a Queens bowling alley, offers bowling leagues for kids. This fall, the Flushing bowling alley will offer a minion-themed bowling club for kids on Saturday mornings.

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

You can take a ride with the 30 luminescent fish that make up the new SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery in Downtown Manhattan. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Woodland Gardens that encircle the carousel are also set to open to the public.

Sensory Garden Opens at Planting Fields

Sensory Garden Opens at Planting Fields

Planting Fields Arboretum State Park in Oyster Bay has opened a new Sensory Garden, the first of its kind on Long Island. The $1.3 million garden is a space where visitors of all ages and abilities can enjoy multisensory experiences.




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