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Birthday Wishes of Long Island Inspires Youth Volunteerism

Birthday Wishes of Long Island Inspires Youth Volunteerism

Birthday Wishes of Long Island, a nonprofit that provides birthday parties for homeless children, is encouraging kids to help others.

Explore the Scandalous Secrets of the Met on This Tour

Explore the Scandalous Secrets of the Met on This Tour

Scandalous Secrets of the Metropolitan, a walking tour of the Met, is another way for teens, parents, and adults to view art.

Kids in Larchmont Are Rewarded for Wearing Bike Helmets This Summer

Kids in Larchmont Are Rewarded for Wearing Bike Helmets This Summer

Skull Patrol is an initiative created by the Larchmont Recreation Department and Larchmont Chamber of Commerce to encourage children to wear bike helmets.

New Dance Exhibit Opens at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

New Dance Exhibit Opens at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Let's Dance!, at the Children's Museum of Manhattan through December, teaches kids all about dance and movement—and lets them test out their own moves.

Empire State Fair to Make First-Ever Appearance on Long Island

Empire State Fair to Make First-Ever Appearance on Long Island

Empire State Fair will make its first-ever appearance on Long Island when it comes to the Coliseum in Uniondale for 11 days from July 20-30.

LI Parents Day 2017: An Afternoon of Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

LI Parents Day 2017: An Afternoon of Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

LI Parents Day will be held 11am-3pm on Sunday, September 17, at Long Island University’s Pratt Recreation Center (720 Northern Blvd. in Brookville).

Art by NYC Public School Students Will Soon Be Displayed in Times Square

Art by NYC Public School Students Will Soon Be Displayed in Times Square

Twenty-seven works of art, part of P.S. Art on view at The Met, will soon be displayed on a giant billboard in Times Square.

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Fourth Annual Night at the Museums

Free Access to Downtown Cultural Institutions at Fourth Annual Night at the Museums

Families can enjoy free admission, special programming, and tours of 15 Lower Manhattan museums and historical sites at the fourth annual Night at the Museums.

Pop-Up Shopkins Café to Open June 17-19

Pop-Up Shopkins Café to Open June 17-19

Fans can immerse themselves in the Shopkins universe at this Parisian-themed pop-up café.

Sing for Hope to Place 60 Pianos Across NYC

Sing for Hope to Place 60 Pianos Across NYC

Sing for Hope Pianos will bring music to the streets of NYC with a public art installation of artist-decorated pianos.

When to See Manhattanhenge 2017

When to See Manhattanhenge 2017

Manhattanhenge is a recurring phenomenon each summer that offers breathtaking views of the sunset through Manhattan’s grid. Here’s when to see it this year.

Disney Cruise Line Announces Bermuda and Quebec City Trips Out of NYC

Disney Cruise Line Announces Bermuda and Quebec City Trips Out of NYC

Good news Disney fans! Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will be sailing to both Bermuda and Quebec City for the first time in fall 2018, leaving from New York City aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship.

How to Fit Exercise Into Your Day

How to Fit Exercise Into Your Day

As parents, our lives are crazy busy, so here are some easy ways to make sure you’re finding ways to exercise.

'New Mom Comics' Illustrate What It's Like to be a Parent

'New Mom Comics' Illustrate What It's Like to be a Parent

Alison Wong is the writer and illustrator of "New Mom Comics: The First Year," which offers a humorous and relatable take on the wild journey of parenting. Any parent will appreciate Wong's illustrations on what makes dads so great and the superpowers moms possess.

Why You Should Start Journaling with Your Child

Why You Should Start Journaling with Your Child

Journaling together with your child could be transformative for your relationship. Here's why you should consider it.

A Unicorn Horn Store Will Open Soon in Park Slope

A Unicorn Horn Store Will Open Soon in Park Slope

Opening May 6, Brooklyn Owl will sell handmade unicorn horns and guide customers through a magical transformation.

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City officials created a boat-naming contest for second graders as part of the city's new ferry service. Some winning names were recently announced.

See the World in Miniature at Gulliver’s Gate in Times Square

See the World in Miniature at Gulliver’s Gate in Times Square

Soon, you’ll be able to travel the world—and occasionally through time—without leaving Times Square.

CANDLE Initiative Supports Rockland’s LGBTQ Community

CANDLE Initiative Supports Rockland’s LGBTQ Community

CANDLE’s Youth Pride Initiative will participate in Day of Silence and Give OUT Day in April to support the LGBTQ community in Rockland County.

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Stop by your local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for a free cone on April 4.

Traveling Guggenheim Project Brings NYC Communities Together

Traveling Guggenheim Project Brings NYC Communities Together

Guggenheim Social Practice initiative brings six New York City communities together for cultural exchange.

Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sunlight

Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sunlight

"Springing forward" gives us an extra hour of sunlight during Daylight Saving Time 2017—take advantage of it!

A Free STEAM Activity Center is Coming to the Meatpacking District

A Free STEAM Activity Center is Coming to the Meatpacking District

ARTech: Adventures in Art + Technology, a pop-up activity center for children, will open in March.

Rye Nature Center: Family Outing

Rye Nature Center: Family Outing

Explore and learn about the wilderness year-round at New York’s environmental conservation organization.

10 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Peekskill

10 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Peekskill

Our list of top things to do with your kids in Peekskill...




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