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All Aboard in Danbury

All Aboard in Danbury

If there’s a train-lover in your family, head to the Danbury Railway Museum — a well-kept secret that entertains and educates visitors on the mechanics and history of the railroad, and the role it played in the development of the country.

Puppet Magic

Puppet Magic

Julie Taymor has brought her skills to 'The Magic Flute', in a holiday family opera at The Metropolitan Opera.

Young Talent on View

Young Talent on View

Ten-year-old Alice Burla of Hastings-on-Hudson sits straight and confident on the piano bench, wearing a beautiful green dress and sparkly barrettes in her hair, as the cameras rotate around her.

27 years on, Kids Are Still Westco’s Best Act

27 years on, Kids Are Still Westco’s Best Act

Susan Katz would agree that she has seen some changes since she began her family theater company, Westco Productions, 27 years ago.

Tyler, on his own

Tyler, on his own

Westchester’s own Tyler James Williams, 14, star of ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, is in a new movie, ‘Unaccompanied Minors’.

Carly Simon Rocks the Cradle

Carly Simon Rocks the Cradle

Carly Simon is about to release her latest — a lullaby album. This doesn’t mean, however, that Carly has become a grandmother or that she feels she needs an image change.

The Next Course

The Next Course

Ronni Soled’s New Mothers Luncheons has merged with Laura Deutsch’s Baby Bites NYC, to cover the waterfront with four luncheons a week at baby-friendly restaurants throughout the city.

Real-Time Mary Poppins

Real-Time Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins has landed on Broadway, but British Nanny Care can come to your home.

Music Man

Music Man

What delights Wynton Marsalis? A group of 4-year-olds, jamming.

One-Ring Madness

One-Ring Madness

Summer may be over, but you can still visit the boardwalk: the Big Apple Circus has a new show, Step Right Up!, that recreates an “Amusement Resort by the Sea”.

Slaves of New York

Slaves of New York

New-York Historical Society concludes its groundbreaking series on slavery in New York with New York Divided: Slavery and the Civil War, which opens on November 17 and runs through September 2007.

Where The Cows Come Home

Where The Cows Come Home

New Yorkers may get our water from upstate reservoirs, but did you know that the milk that most of us drink is from Queens?

Up on Stage (parents, too!)

Up on Stage (parents, too!)

For every mom or dad who sits in the wings watching their child shine in the spotlight, Kim Breden’s Be Mused Productions offers a unique opportunity.

Songbird, inspired by motherhood

Songbird, inspired by motherhood

You may not know the name (yet). But Marion LoGuidice is a singer/songwriter with a loyal following.

All Aboard — To Thomas

All Aboard — To Thomas

Get on track to Strasburg, PA., where kids can climb aboard a life-size Thomas, complete with blinking eyes!

RHEA PERLMAN now makes kids laugh

RHEA PERLMAN now makes kids laugh

On TV, in movies, and in person, Rhea Perlman conveys a great sense of fun. Now she is bringing her trademark spunkiness to the page, in a book series for kids.

Extreme Play at CMOM!

Extreme Play at CMOM!

Learning through play is one of the basic tenets of the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM), a concept that reaches its fullest expression at the new permanent exhibit, PlayWorks.

The World’s a Stage—on a Brooklyn Campus

The World’s a Stage—on a Brooklyn Campus

Not all kids are ready for full-length theatrical performances, but exposing kids regularly to family-friendly productions helps.

Old-Fashioned Fun at Boscobel

Old-Fashioned Fun at Boscobel

Celebrate the fall season with a visit to Boscobel, where you and your family will be transported back to the 19th century.

Through the Glass Ceiling

Through the Glass Ceiling

The Top of the Rock Observation Deck, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, re-opened in November, 2005, beckons with its panoramic views, outdoor platforms, and light shows

When Clowns Create

When Clowns Create

The book of Genesis gets a radical make-over in Creation: A Clown Show — a limited engagement, playing through September 10, which offers a unique take on Biblical stories

PlayWorks Opens at CMOM

PlayWorks Opens at CMOM

The largest public play and learning center for early childhood in Manhattan debuts this month with the opening on September 21 of PlayWorks at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM)

In & Out : An Art Exhibit

In & Out : An Art Exhibit

An exhibit titled 'Into Me/Out of Me' and encompassing artistic views of the concepts of passing into, through, and out of the human body, should naturally include the theme of childbirth.

Phil’s Genesis — Dad & Disney

Phil’s Genesis — Dad & Disney

When you consider that Elton John and Tim Rice began the tradition of Brits on Broadway, at least as far as Disney musicals are concerned, it would seem that fellow Englishman Phil Collins is continuing the trend.

Surrounded by Squamates

Surrounded by Squamates

Squeamish about snakes? You may be interested to learn that you are actually afraid of squamates, a group that includes snakes and lizards. They are the focus of a new exhibit, 'Lizards and Snakes: Alive!' at the American Museum of Natural History.




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