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Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this October
by Vanessa Friedman - September 28, 2012

We've rounded up the top 5 events for kids and families in Manhattan this October, including the return of the Big Apple Circus, the annual Meet the Breeds event, and the NYC Wine & Food Festival, plus tons of great Halloween events!


New Program Teaches Young Children Music and Mandarin
by Vanessa Friedman - September 25, 2012

Language Beans, a research-based program designed to teach young children Mandarin and music, uses language lessons to facilitate a child's musical development. Starting lessons at a young age ensures children will pick up on the language easily.


Meet the Editor: Vanessa Friedman
by Vanessa Friedman - September 06, 2012

Get to know Vanessa Friedman, our assistant editor and Manhattan calendar editor.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this September
by Vanessa Friedman - August 31, 2012

Our roundup of fun and free/low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this September includes the annual Medieval Festival, a belated Children's Day at the Seaport, and family-friendly concerts and fall fairs.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this August
by Vanessa Friedman - July 31, 2012

Our roundup of fun and free/low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this August includes the FringeJR theater festival, outdoor movies in the parks, and family-friendly concerts throughout the borough.


Take A Free Ferry Ride With Your Family This Summer
by Vanessa Friedman - July 12, 2012

We've rounded up three options to quell your boat cravings in the past, suggesting cruises that leave from NYC and allow you to enjoy the open water for a while. But what does one do if you don't have time for a boating vacation? Take a free ferry and make the most of your short boat ride, of course. Here are three free ferry options to and from Manhattan.


Fun Family Events on Governors Island this Summer
by Vanessa Friedman - June 29, 2012

Governors Island, just a short ferry ride from Manhattan and Brooklyn, will host several fun family- and kid-friendly events this summer, all free or low cost.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this July
by Vanessa Friedman - June 29, 2012

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this July, including fun family shows in the parks, outdoor festivals and fairs, and new theater openings and museum exhibits.


Father's Day Fun in Manhattan
by Vanessa Friedman - May 30, 2012

Looking for something fun to do on Father's Day in Manhattan? Here are some free and low-cost activities that dads and kids will love.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this June
by Vanessa Friedman - May 30, 2012

Fun and free/low-cost things to do with your kids this June in Manhattan, including family-friendly shows, summer festivals, and Father's Day fun.


Three Ways to Hit the Open Water from the Heart of NYC
by Vanessa Friedman - May 24, 2012

Have a craving for the open water this summer? Disney and Carnival Cruises and The Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge are offering cruises right from the heart of NYC. All three options are sure to quell your boat cravings.


Spotlight On Lance Somerfeld of NYC Dads Group Boot Camp for New Dads
by Vanessa Friedman - May 16, 2012

Co-founder of NYC Dads Group Boot Camp for New Dads and father of one, Lance Somerfeld shares how he came to create a dads group, the best parts of raising a child and family in Manhattan, and clears the air on stereotypes about stay-at-home dads.


Kids from Hell's Kitchen Become NYC's Newest Playwrights
by Vanessa Friedman - May 04, 2012

The 52nd Street Project theater collective gave 10 young kids from Hell's Kitchen the opportunity to write and direct their own original plays, which were performed by professional actors on an NYC stage.


Mother's Day Fun in Manhattan
by Vanessa Friedman - May 02, 2012

Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan with these fun family events. Bring mom to brunch or a concert, impress her by learning your manners, or take a tour of a Mother's Day-themed museum exhibit.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this May
by Vanessa Friedman - May 02, 2012

Looking for fun and free/low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan? Check out our roundup of top NYC family events in May, including Mamapalooza, Animal Tales Extravaganza, and Taste of Tribeca.


Jewish Education for All Children
by Vanessa Friedman - April 11, 2012

A 30-year-old program at a local synagogue in Wantagh provides Jewish Education and a bar/bat mitzvah ceremony for kids with special needs.


Georgetown Cupcake Opens in SoHo
by Vanessa Friedman - April 09, 2012

After four successful years in Washington, DC, Georgetown Cupcake has arrived in Manhattan.


Mini Israel Comes To Port Washington
by Vanessa Friedman - April 02, 2012

Chabad of Port Washington will open Florence’s Mini-Israel in late April. The 3,000 square-foot indoor playground is sponsored by Dr. Martin Brownstein and the immersive environment is set to become a community landmark and to set a new benchmark in cultural education.


Everybody Can Cook
by Vanessa Friedman - April 02, 2012

The Creative Kitchen founder Cricket Azima drew from personal experience to create a cooking class that allows children with special needs to learn and grow.


5 Fun Earth Day Events in Manhattan and the Bronx
by Vanessa Friedman - March 30, 2012

Check out these five fun Earth Day nature programs for kids and families happening this April in Manhattan and the Bronx.


Top Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this April
by Vanessa Friedman - March 30, 2012

Want to know what fun things are happening in Manhattan this April? Check out our list of 10 free and low-cost events for kids and families in NYC, including a children's theater festival, Phineas and Ferb on stage, and Gustafer Yellowgold's new show.


Digital Field Camp Encourages Curiosity
by Vanessa Friedman - March 08, 2012

Digital Field Camp will launch its first cycle in April and will then run four sessions this summer. It is designed to be an “action-packed adventure.”


Learning by Doing at Brainy Academy
by Vanessa Friedman - March 08, 2012

Brainy Academy opened on March 1. The Academy offers Brainy Montessori, Brainy Builders, and Brainy Tutoring, as well as a birthday party program called Awesome Birthdays.


Doc’s: Making Lacrosse Local
by Vanessa Friedman - March 08, 2012

Doc’s league is the only program offering boys youth lacrosse in the Queens borough.


Sociable Kidz® Adds Summer Program, Girls-Only Class
by Vanessa Friedman - March 08, 2012

Sociable Kidz®, a social group for children ages 4-15, has added two new programs to their schedule.



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