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Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in the New York Metro Area

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in the New York Metro Area

Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around the New York Metro Area that need your help, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Fairfield County, CT, and Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island. Volunteer opportunities are available for kids and adults alike - and remember, big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

UPDATED APRIL 2015: The Minor League Baseball season in the New York metro area runs through September and many of these venues have special offers for families, making one of these games a perfect family outing when the kids are off from school. Check out the minor league baseball teams that play in New York and NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

Amusement Parks in NY, NJ, CT, PA, and MA

Amusement Parks in NY, NJ, CT, PA, and MA

UPDATED JUNE 2015: Consult our comprehensive guide to amusement parks, theme parks, and water parks in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Our guide to amusement parks covers all the excitement your family needs this summer all within reach of the New York Metro area.

A Guide to Carousels in the New York City Area

A Guide to Carousels in the New York City Area

Our guide includes carousels and merry-go-rounds in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. You'll find details on each carousel, including its location, hours it's open, price per ride, and a description.

Greenmarkets, Flea Markets, and Farmers Markets in Manhattan

Greenmarkets, Flea Markets, and Farmers Markets in Manhattan

Before you battle the lines at the grocery or department store, consult our comprehensive list of Manhattan's seasonal markets, including greenmarkets, farmers' markets, and flea markets throughout the borough.

Pick Your Own Berries in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Pick Your Own Berries in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

UPDATED JULY 2015: Find u-pick farms and orchards near NYC that offer pick-your-own berries, including strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and more in the summer and fall. Our list includes berry picking in New York state and Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

A Guide to Train Exhibits, Train Museums, and Rail Rides for Kids in the NYC Area

A Guide to Train Exhibits, Train Museums, and Rail Rides for Kids in the NYC Area

Take a trip with your family to a railroad museum or train exhibit in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Westchester, and beyond, where young and old train lovers can ride trains and explore the scenic area aboard a train.

Kid-Friendly Museums in the NYC Area

Kid-Friendly Museums in the NYC Area

UPDATED FEBRUARY 2016: A comprehensive selection of kid-friendly museums in the New York City area, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Westchester County, Rockland County, Long Island (Nassau County and Suffolk County), Fairfield County, CT, and beyond. Our museum guide features science exhibits, nature, transportation and technology innovation, and art exhibits; you'll find something for every member of your family.

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in Fairfield

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in Fairfield

UPDATED November 2015: We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes and sweets stops in Fairfield County, CT, where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea.

Hot Chocolate in Rockland & Bergen Counties

Hot Chocolate in Rockland & Bergen Counties

We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes and sweets stops in Rockland County, NY, and Bergen County, NJ, where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea.

Best Hot Chocolates in Westchester County

Best Hot Chocolates in Westchester County

UPDATED: November 2015: We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes in Westchester County, NY, where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea.

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas on Long Island

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas on Long Island

We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes on Long Island where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea. Our guide includes sweet stops in Suffolk and Nassau counties.

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in New York City

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in New York City

UPDATED: November 2015: We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes in New York City where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea. Our guide includes sweet stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in the New York Metro Area

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in the New York Metro Area

We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes in the New York metro area where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea. Our guide includes sweet stops in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the suburbs, including Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY, and Fairfield County, CT.

Where to: Maple Sugaring

Where to: Maple Sugaring

Your 2016 guide to Maple Sugaring in the NYMetro area.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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