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Kid-Friendly Concerts in Manhattan in June

Kid-Friendly Concerts in Manhattan in June

We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in Manhattan in June, including SummerStage concerts in Central Park and Brooklyn, Celebrate Brooklyn in Park Slope, and KulturfestNYC in Battery Park City.

Things to Do Outside in NYC in June

Things to Do Outside in NYC in June

Celebrate the great outdoors with these hand-picked family-friendly events for nature-lovers in NYC in June, including family camping in Central Park and Inwood Hill, saltwater fishing on the Lower East Side, and gardening activities in Battery Park City.

Film Screenings for Families in NYC in July

Film Screenings for Families in NYC in July

Do you have young film buffs on your hands? Here are the best kid-friendly film screenings in NYC in July for your movie-loving clan, including outdoor movies in Long Island City, Queens and the Upper West Side; the HBO Summer Film Festival in Bryant Park; and Syfy movies with a view in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn Heights.

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in May

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in May

Get your animal-loving clan out of the apartment this month! Here are the top family-friendly events in Manhattan in May at which you can see and learn about animals, including the learning about birds, sea turtles, and urban wildlife.

Free Things to Do with Your Family in NYC in July

Free Things to Do with Your Family in NYC in July

Don't let the price tag of these family-friendly events in Manhattan fool you! Here are our picks for the best free things to do in NYC in July, including Fourth of July fireworks, summer theater, and book clubs for kids.

Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Brooklyn

Celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year in Brooklyn

The Chinese Lunar New Year is celebrated in late January and February. Welcome the Year of the Sheep with events and activities taking place in and near Brooklyn, including parades, crafts, and fireworks!

Celebrate Black History Month in Brooklyn

Celebrate Black History Month in Brooklyn

Celebrate Black History Month in Brooklyn with family-friendly events and activities. Listen to stories, hear and sing songs, see graceful dancers, get creative with crafts, and more!

The Best Way to Visit the Intrepid Museum with Kids

The Best Way to Visit the Intrepid Museum with Kids

Planning a visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in NYC with kids in tow? Here is your guide to the best things to do at this Manhattan landmark with children, plus all the details you need to make your trip fun for the whole family.

Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Emelin Theatre's Dance Series Returns with New Performances

Emelin Theatre brings performing arts programs and performances to the residents of Westchester County. The theater's Off the Grid dance series brings new dancers and choreographers to perform this year.

NYC Municipal ID Gives New Yorkers Free Access to 33 Museums and More in 2015

NYC Municipal ID Gives New Yorkers Free Access to 33 Museums and More in 2015

The new New York City Municipal ID, announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio shortly after the New Year, will give resident New Yorkers free access to 33 NYC museums, zoos, cultural centers, and other institutions, plus a host of other benefits.

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park Opens in Mount Sinai

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline park, recently opened a second Long Island location in Mount Siani. The fitness facility for families offers a range of classes including a toddler trampoline fitness class and a special needs jump time.

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, a family activity center and bowling alley in Manhattan, recently added a laser tag arena and ropes course.

Family Outing: Get Your Dinosaur Fix at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

Family Outing: Get Your Dinosaur Fix at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

From the 150-million-year-old Apatosaurus skeleton in the Great Hall to the two-story-tall sculpture of Torosaurus outside, the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History in New Haven, CT, is sure to give your kids their dino fix, plus a whole lot more!

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve 2014 with Kids in Times Square

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve 2014 with Kids in Times Square

Ring in the New Year with kids at these family-friendly New Year's Eve parties in NYC's Times Square. You can enjoy all the excitement of a Times Square New Year's party without having to leave any family members at home.

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Launches Two New Programs

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Launches Two New Programs

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, which provides art education programs for families, recently launched two new programs: Sunday Afternoon Concert Series and Assembly Program for Schools & Families.

Play the Day Away at Children's Museum of Manhattan

Play the Day Away at Children's Museum of Manhattan

The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) proves that museums don't have to be boring. This NYC museum for young kids offers a full day of fun that will leave your tots with a love of hands-on learning.

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys in the NY Metro Area

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and New York City is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in the New York metro area.

Three Games That Encourage Kindness

Three Games That Encourage Kindness

Want to encourage people to be kinder to each other? These three games from "Unbored Games" by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larson encourage kindness and giving back year-round through Boom Boom! cards and random acts of kindness.

GenerationOn Kicks Off Two Volunteer Campaigns for Holidays

GenerationOn Kicks Off Two Volunteer Campaigns for Holidays

GenerationOn, which aims to inspire and mobilize a nationwide network of youth volunteers, recently launched two campaigns to get families to volunteer this holiday season: The Joy Maker Challenge and Family Volunteer Day.

Clay Art Center Begins Saturday Drop-In Class

Clay Art Center Begins Saturday Drop-In Class

Clay Art Center, which offers clay and pottery classes for children and adults, now offers a Saturday drop-in class for families in the area.

November Shows in Westchester for Families

November Shows in Westchester for Families

Want to see a show with your family in Westchester this November? Check out our guide to kid-friendly theater in the county, including shows in Bedford Hills, Elmsford, Irvington, Mamaroneck, New Rochelle, Scarsdale, Tarrytown, Valhalla, and Yonkers.

Top FREE Things to Do in Westchester this November

Top FREE Things to Do in Westchester this November

Think free events are no fun? Don't let the cost (or lack thereof) fool you! There are plenty of free things to do this November in Westchester County, NY, that are worth getting your kids out of the house.

Meet the Roosevelts at Historic Hyde Park

Meet the Roosevelts at Historic Hyde Park

Use this as your family's guide when visiting Historic Hyde Park, where you'll find a healthy dose of American history starring former President Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor.

Craft Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Craft Events for Kids in Westchester this November

These November events in Westchester County, NY, feature fall and seasonal crafts for kids as well as DIY projects, nature crafts, LEGO projects, hands-on museum workshops, and more in the area.

Fun Outdoor Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Fun Outdoor Events for Kids in Westchester this November

Before it gets too chilly outside, take advantage of these things to do outdoors in Westchester this November. Bring the kids to a fairy tea party or turkey scavenger hunt, and bring the whole family on a guided trail hike or discovery walk.




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