The (almost) new A Class Act also offers New York City kids something unique in its acting classes — the opportunity to train with Broadway professionals.
Kids are involved in drama classes throughout the city, but City Lights Youth Theatre occupies a special niche.
Somers has a star in the making. Meet Kristi Nicole, 15.
Anime (also known as Japanese animation) is not like most cartoons for kids, and care has to be taken when allowing them to view it.
Yankee games make for great family outings, but their hour-long behind-the-scenes tour adds an extra thrill for young baseball fans (and moms and dads).
The American Museum of Natural History has launched “A Night at the Museum” sleepovers.
The renowned 'Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs' exhibition has reached its only Northeast destination, and its final stop on the current U.S. tour.
For those parents who bemoan the loss of childhood, the Broadway 'Mary Poppins' is the perfect antidote.
The mega Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island, Bahamas, satisfies so many needs (except those of the budget traveler) that it seems niggling to criticize anything.
Winter is a great time to cozy up under the stars, and there’s a great place to do so right nearby.
While some kids dream of becoming astronauts or ballerinas, mine fantasize about being appointed Willy Wonka’s heir. So a trip to Dylan’s Candy Bar is almost educational. This bright and shiny shrine to all that is sweet gives you a sugar high from the moment you enter.
When cold winds blow ...
Thirteen-year-old Tiffany Giardina, from Waccabuc, Westchester, just signed with 785 Records.
The American Museum of Natural History has a new sleepover program, A Night at the Museum.
Seven-year-old identical twins Ira and Sonia Pilling, from Bayside, Queens, link arms as they each slide one blade across the slippery ice, and then the other, in perfect synchronicity.
Most children’s programming comes from magical lands far, far away, but a new show, 'Johnny and the Sprites', is created in the more prosaic neighborhood of Astoria.
One argument against going to a Broadway show is the cost, but Kids’ Night on Broadway cuts that price in half.
“Believe in yourself and dreams come true” is the positive message of 'Growing Up with Loukoumi', a new children’s picture book and CD.
St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John — for families.
The Little Gym of Scarsdale and Mt. Kisco has a new program which teaches kids how to move and groove with ballet and tap techniques.
If your child’s favorite activity at Disney World is meeting all the characters, a Disney Cruise should be on your radar screen.
Middle schoolers in Brooklyn have a growing after school alternative.
Color Me Mine is a new paint-your-own pottery studio in Tribeca.
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.
Julie Taymor has brought her skills to 'The Magic Flute', in a holiday family opera at The Metropolitan Opera.