Contemplating a day trip with the family that’s not too distant, yet far enough away to make the kids feel like they are out of their element? Consider Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead, where nature and science, blend with legend and entertainment for a fun, under the sea adventure.
Here are some of the best local parks in Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield, Nassau, & Suffolk Counties!
Back on a U.S. tour for the first time in five years, Bob the Builder and his machine team take kids on a singing, dancing, and, of course, building adventure in Bob the 'Builder™ LIVE! Spud’s Big Mess.'
For more than 80 years, Rye Playland — America’s first completely planned amusement park and a National Historic Landmark — has created memories for generations of Westchester families.
Sagamore Hill is maintained by the National Park Service and is the only presidential site on Long Island (known as the Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site).
See what new, fun games and books came out this month for kids!
Take a look at some new buzzing programs & places on Long Island...
This year marks major birthdays for many favorite toys. In 2009, Pinocchio celebrates his 70th birthday and Barbie her 50th; the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles turn 25, and SpongeBob is already 10.
Welcome to Behind the Emerald Curtain (BEC), brainchild of veteran 'Wicked' actors Sean McCourt and Anthony Galde,* two musical-theater pros/dads whose weekly behind-the-scenes tour-de-'Wicked' offers the ultimate peek at what makes a Broadway blockbuster tick.
ave an enjoyable day out with the whole family and support a worthy cause at the same time, at the Community YMCA of Northern Westchester’s 7th Annual Family Fun Day.
Karen Mason, Broadway star of 'Sunset Boulevard,' 'Mama Mia,' and 'Hairspray' is joining the staff at NYC Theater Arts Center at Queensborough Community College this summer.
Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' and its record-breaking big screen follow-up in 2008. Lucky New York theatergoers, however, are privy to another aspect of the Emmy-winner’s acting gifts...
Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.
Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!
Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...
Roadside Attractions’ 'Battle for Terra', the new the sci-fi, CG-animated movie for kids, opens May 1st!!
One of the most famous of Scheherazade’s 1001 Tales of the Arabian Nights, Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp is coming to the Puppetworks stage.
The Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn welcomes families with young children to enjoy the new, kid-friendly, culturally appealing Ridder MiniArtMuseum.
The Gazillion Bubble Show is a multi-sensory force to be reckoned with, one that delivers a blend of Vegas glitz, technical prowess and mesmerizing beauty.
A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.
Introducing our newest feature, Celebrity Mom! Each month, NYMetroParents will be talking with celebrities about raising their kids. Here’s our first interview — with Rosanna Scotto, from Fox 5’s "Good Day New York."
She hasn’t been Little Orphan Annie for 32 years, but that role was only the beginning for New Rochelle resident Andrea McArdle. BroadwayWorld.com recently honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award, following her many years of great performances in musical theater
“When they (kids) come across disgusting things, some of those will naturally elicit a response...”
Here are some little FYIs on Shrek the Musical...
D’Arcy James, who appreciates an irreverent, fantasy-packed adventure story as much as the next guy, has been a fan of the Shrek films since the get-go.