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New York City to Launch 3-K for All

New York City to Launch 3-K for All

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.

The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

Enter our annual cover contest April 24 to June 9 for a chance to see your child on a magazine cover and win great prizes.

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City officials created a boat-naming contest for second graders as part of the city's new ferry service. Some winning names were recently announced.

Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a new character named Julia: a muppet with autism.

'Peppa Pig Live!' Adds Nearby Shows and a New Tour

'Peppa Pig Live!' Adds Nearby Shows and a New Tour

'Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!' is coming to Staten Island and New Jersey this spring. The charming British pig will also appear in a brand-new live show, 'Peppa Pig's Surprise!,' touring the U.S. this fall.

Where to Celebrate Nowruz in New York City

Where to Celebrate Nowruz in New York City

Nowruz is the Persian New Year, which this year takes place on March 21. Here's where you can celebrate it in New York City.

Kalahari Resort in the Poconos Now Has America's Largest Indoor Water Park

Kalahari Resort in the Poconos Now Has America's Largest Indoor Water Park

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has expanded its amenities and more than doubled its rooms at its African-themed family resort in the Pocono Mountains.

NYMetroParents Receives Seven Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

NYMetroParents Receives Seven Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

NYMetroParents won seven awards for editorial, design, and digital excellence at the Parenting Media Association's 2017 Awards Banquet.

Mothers Get Less Sleep Than Fathers: Study

Mothers Get Less Sleep Than Fathers: Study

New research shows women get less sleep than men in a household with children.

67% of Parents Give Kids Allowance, Survey Finds

67% of Parents Give Kids Allowance, Survey Finds

A survey by KRC Research shows how many parents give their children an allowance, and the percentage who pay up for good grades.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray is Hosting Free Baby Showers

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray is Hosting Free Baby Showers

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray aims to reach high-need populations with free baby showers for new and expecting parents and caregivers as part of the NYC Baby Showers series.

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Stop by your local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for a free cone on April 4.

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Just in time for Women’s History Month and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego announced it will be creating a fan-designed set called Women of NASA, featuring Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman, and Mae Jemison.

Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

East Hill Farm School provides middle school students with a hands-on farm experience.

Big Apple Circus to Return This Fall Under New Ownership

Big Apple Circus to Return This Fall Under New Ownership

After filing for bankruptcy last year, Big Apple Circus is set to return this fall for the 2017-2018 season under Big Top Works.

Kids Can Win Tickets to See 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway

Kids Can Win Tickets to See 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway

NYC arts education organization, Broadway Bound Kids, is giving away five Golden Tickets to 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' on Broadway.

Listen to Lullaby Renditions of Beyoncé Songs

Listen to Lullaby Renditions of Beyoncé Songs

Okay, babies, now let’s get in formation.

CDC Study Reveals How Much Sugar Kids Drink Per Day

CDC Study Reveals How Much Sugar Kids Drink Per Day

The National Center for Health Statistics released a study about sugar-sweetened beverage consumption among U.S. youth.

Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids share why they love summer camp.

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.

Interview with Ruby Shamir: Author of 'What's The Big Deal About First Ladies'

Interview with Ruby Shamir: Author of 'What's The Big Deal About First Ladies'

Ruby Shamir is the co-author of the book "What's The Big Deal About First Ladies." Here she answers our questions about the book and relays some interesting facts about America's first ladies.

Long Island Students Win Engineering Competition Regional Finals

Long Island Students Win Engineering Competition Regional Finals

Three students from Trinity Regional School on East Northport, Long Island won first place at the regional finals round of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition on Jan. 21.

FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's artist-designed mini golf course will not be able to return for its 10th season if its Kickstarter campaign is not successful.

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet will soon premiere 'The Zoo,' which will give audiences an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo.




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