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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is ending all circus shows due to high costs and a decline in ticket sales.

Kykuit: Exploring the Rockefeller Estate

Kykuit: Exploring the Rockefeller Estate

Spend the day exploring Kykuit: The Rockefeller Estate, a New York historical site located in Sleepy Hollow.

Top Activities for Kids in January in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in January in the NYC Region

Things to do with kids in and around New York City this January.

National Geographic ENCOUNTER: Ocean Odyssey Coming to Times Square in Fall 2017

National Geographic ENCOUNTER: Ocean Odyssey Coming to Times Square in Fall 2017

New Yorkers will get a rare chance to journey through the depths of the ocean in a National Geographic entertainment experience opening fall 2017 in Times Square.

A Visit to GingerBread Lane at the New York Hall of Science

A Visit to GingerBread Lane at the New York Hall of Science

Every year during the holiday season, the New York Hall of Science in Queens transforms an area of its massive space into GingerBread Lane.

The Magical Christmas Lights of Dyker Heights

The Magical Christmas Lights of Dyker Heights

Tips for visiting the Dyker Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn to see residents' unique and magical holiday light displays

Great Christmas Activities for Kids in the NYC Area (VIDEO)

Great Christmas Activities for Kids in the NYC Area (VIDEO)

See some of the top holiday outings and adventures for families in and around NYC, including The Nutcracker, Santa, ice-skating, and more!

Walk Among Live Butterflies at the American Museum of Natural History

Walk Among Live Butterflies at the American Museum of Natural History

The Butterfly Conservatory is an annual exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History and will reopen for the season on Dec. 10.

Vanderbilt Museum: Family Outing

Vanderbilt Museum: Family Outing

Vanderbilt Museum—a mansion, marine and natural history museum, and planetarium—is a great family-friendly museum to spend the day at with kids in Centerport.

Top Activities for Kids in December in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in December in the NYC Region

Find the best things to do with kids in NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield in December 2016.

Holiday Deals: Visit One World Observatory with Family

Holiday Deals: Visit One World Observatory with Family

One World Observatory announces special holiday packages.

Pip’s Island: Immersion Theater for Kids

Pip’s Island: Immersion Theater for Kids

Pip’s Island is an interactive theater experience where kids become explorers and parents become assistants.

Learn All About Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History

Learn All About Cuba at the American Museum of Natural History

The American Museum of Natural History introduced a new bilingual exhibit called ¡Cuba! that explores the rich culture and biodiversity of Cuba.

Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Kids Receive Free Admission to Madame Tussauds This November

Just in time for Thanksgiving weekend, Madame Tussauds in Times Square is offering free admission for kids younger than 12.

Hop On Board for Breakfast With Santa

Hop On Board for Breakfast With Santa

Kids and families can enjoy a harbor cruise and breakfast with Santa courtesy of CitySightseeing.

Morris-Jumel Mansion: Family Outing

Morris-Jumel Mansion: Family Outing

See an example of domestic life in New York City as the immigration of people from Europe to Washington Heights came forth in the late 1800s at the Morris-Jumel Mansion.

White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

White Post Farms in Melville: Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, and Much More

At White Post Farms in Nassau County, Long Island, kids can see exotic animals, jump into a giant sandbox, a train ride, and many more family activities.

Top Activities for Kids in November in the NYC Region

Top Activities for Kids in November in the NYC Region

Our guide to the best things to do with kids in and around NYC this November

Exploring History at Islip Grange in Sayville

Exploring History at Islip Grange in Sayville

As a repository for historic buildings, Islip Grange is home to pre-Civil War living on Long Island.

Sightseeing Cruises Around New York City

Sightseeing Cruises Around New York City

See the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Empire State Building, and more iconic New York City sights on one of these family cruises.

Hershey for Teens

Hershey for Teens

The iconic Hersheypark amusement park has a reputation for being little-kid heaven (it still is), but if your teens haven’t been, here’s why you should take them.

Allaire Village: Family Outing

Allaire Village: Family Outing

The Historic Village at Allaire is a living history museum offering historic re-enactments, craft demos, hearth cooking, and more, open to the public April through December.

Billy Blanks Jr. to Hold Dance Class at 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO

Billy Blanks Jr. to Hold Dance Class at 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO

Billy Blanks Jr., as seen on ABC’s Shark Tank and Dr. Oz, will hold a free dance class at the 5th Annual Stamford Health, Wellness and Sports EXPO.

Pip’s Island Opening in NYC this November

Pip’s Island Opening in NYC this November

Kids will get the chance to step into a fantasy world starting on November 11 when Pip’s Island, an immersive theatre experience combining gaming, animation and fantasy, opens in downtown Manhattan.

Jewish High Holiday Events in the New York Area

Jewish High Holiday Events in the New York Area

Here are events in the New York Metro area to celebrate the Jewish High Holidays.




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