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Queens Kwanzaa Celebration

Queens Kwanzaa Celebration

For those families celebrating the holiday of Kwanzaa, the 24th annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration is returning to the Queens Library. Parents can show there children the meaning of Kwanzaa’s symbols and traditions. A great family activity and learning experience for kids.

Where to: See The Nutcracker

Where to: See The Nutcracker

It wouldn’t be the holidays without The Nutcracker. No matter if you live in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Westchester County, Fairfield, Rockland, or Bergen County, there is a place for you to take your children and your entire family to see it. It doesn't matter how old your kids are, there will be a performance of The Nutcracker that your family won't want to miss.

It’s Showtime!: Round-up of Holiday Shows

It’s Showtime!: Round-up of Holiday Shows

Holiday events are abundant in New York, especially family friendly shows. All over Manhattan, you can find shows and events that not only your children will enjoy seeing, but your whole family will love as well.

Fall Cultural Highlights for Families 2008

Fall Cultural Highlights for Families 2008

This fall from art exhibits to theater, dance, and music performances there is something for everyone.

Thanksgiving Events 2008

Thanksgiving Events 2008

Of course, there's the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for family fun....but don't forget there's so much more to do to enjoy the holiday with your children!

Thanksgiving 2008

Thanksgiving 2008

Parents, enjoy the holiday dinner with your family and get the kids involved in the festivities. We've compiled Thanksgiving events, recipes, crafts, helpful articles, and more!

Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes

Nick Jonas' Battle with Diabetes

Jonas Brothers' member Nick Jonas has been battling diabetes for the past three years. Read more of his story here.

City Fall Preview

City Fall Preview

There are all kinds of fun activities for families in Manhattan this fall!

Queens Halloween Events and Activities for Kids

Queens Halloween Events and Activities for Kids

There are Halloween activities in Queens this October for families! Kids are sure to have ghoulishly good time with this list of Halloween parties, haunted houses, pumpkin picking, spooky storytelling, and much more in Queens!

Westchester Halloween Events and Activities for Kids

Westchester Halloween Events and Activities for Kids

There's Halloween activities for families in Westchester all month! Kids are sure to have ghoulishly good time with this list of Halloween parties, haunted houses, pumpkin picking, spooky storytelling, and much more in Westchester!

Two at One

Two at One

Two different parent rockers return this fall.

Fun and Games: Children's Toys, Books, CDs, and DVDs

Fun and Games: Children's Toys, Books, CDs, and DVDs

Editor's picks in children's toys, games, DVDs, and books this month!

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance: Broadway Babies/Superstars

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance: Broadway Babies/Superstars

As a child, Audrey Kaplan couldn’t get enough of Broadway show tunes. She started Broadway Babies/Superstars to introduce children to that very music. Kaplan’s goal to create new generations of theater-lovers has succeeded far beyond her wildest expectations, with each semester enrolling roughly 900 students for classes.

In the Pink

In the Pink

Once you’ve seen a Broadway show, maybe bought the souvenir program and cast CD, your involvement ends. But "Legally Blonde: The Musical" is changing the rules. The show has a special Elle’s Lounge VIP Experience that makes going to the theater a deluxe event.

Everything Horse

Everything Horse

My 10-year-old daughter had been eagerly anticipating the opening of The Horse at the American Museum of Natural History. So, apparently, was the entire population of the city.

Race to Connecticut: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

Race to Connecticut: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center

Whatever ideas visitors have about race are sure to be challenged by the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center’s new exhibit, RACE: Are We So Different?. The exhibit examines the history of the social construct of race and our experience of race in daily life, demonstrating that it is not just a “black and white” issue.

Dad + Friend = Uncle Brothers

Dad + Friend = Uncle Brothers

Their music offers parent-friendly messages on a variety of subjects, through catchy melodies and interactive live shows. Rich with influences from ‘60s and ‘70s music, it’s also enjoyable for parents.

Disney Walks on Water

Disney Walks on Water

The Broadway version should please both fanatical devotees of the animated version and neophytes.

All Moms Need Support! says artist who draws joy from hardship

All Moms Need Support! says artist who draws joy from hardship

At 17, Katherine Arnoldi found herself without a job, without a home, and without much self-esteem. What she had, however, was an infant daughter to raise and support who would change her world in more ways than she could have imagined.

Ciao, Tuckahoe! The Westchester Italian Cultural Center

Ciao, Tuckahoe! The Westchester Italian Cultural Center

“The place where all things Italian come to life” is an apt description of the Westchester Italian Cultural Center. The center, located in Tuckahoe, officially opened this past September and serves to promote Italian contemporary and historic culture through exhibits, classes, events and programs.

Star Light, Star Bright...at the Rockland Astronomy Club

Star Light, Star Bright...at the Rockland Astronomy Club

Parents and kids who find themselves looking with wonder at the nighttime sky can find like-minded stargazers at the Rockland Astronomy Club.

Music Camp Open Call

Music Camp Open Call

Since 1999, Manhattan School of Music has been offering a special Summer Music Camp for New York City public school students. Admission is by auditions, which begin this month.

A Hopping Good Time! A New Musical For Kids

A Hopping Good Time! A New Musical For Kids

This month, Theatreworks wraps up the first show of their 47th season with a musical production starring the famous bunny siblings, Max and Ruby. The musical is based on the series of stories by Rosemary Wells, and the popular preschool program on Nick Jr. and Noggin.

Water Everywhere: An American Museum of Natural History Exhibit

Water Everywhere: An American Museum of Natural History Exhibit

You enter the Water exhibit through a ‘wall’ of water mist, with a projection of the word “water” in different languages. The exhibit makes clear that water consumption affects people across borders, so this international display of words stresses its universal concern. But for little kids, it’s just cool.

Jump : A New Off-Broadway Production

Jump : A New Off-Broadway Production

Hailing from Seoul Korea, Jump — the new off-Broadway theater production — brings audiences one part martial arts demonstration, one part physical comedy, and one part sitcom. This unique blend of ingredients creates a haphazard plotline, where literally anything can happen next.




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