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Charles Beacham

Charles Beacham

Charles Beacham, former NYMetroParents assistant editor and Big Apple Parent calendar editor, grew up in Texas as the eldest of eight, and graduated from Brigham Young University. Now fulfilling his dream as an assistant editor at Marvel Entertainment, he lives in New Jersey with his wife.

Email: cbeacham@davlermedia.com

Charles Beacham Articles (14)

Best Halloween Events for Kids in Manhattan

Find the best Halloween events and activities for kids in Manhattan. Here, we've rounded up the biggest family events so there's something fun for everyone, from a Night at the Museum and Halloween Murder Mystery to spooky concerts and trick-or-treating.

Sep. 23, 2014

Sibling Storylines: Simplifying Summer Camp Plans for Several Campers

Juggling summer camp schedules for several kids can be tough, but if you plan ahead, it is possible to help each child enjoy camp and without having a crazy schedule.

Jul. 07, 2014

Top 20 Things to Do in Summer in New York City

Summer is the perfect time to be outside, and we've compiled a list of the top 20 things to do in New York City in the summer, including paddle boat rental at Central Park in Manhattan, Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, outdoor music festivals and concerts, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Queens, and wet and wild fun at Coney Island in Brooklyn.

Jun. 24, 2014

Top 20 Things to Do in Fall in New York City

From the peeping the changing leaves to Halloween celebrations, there are plenty of family activities in New York City to keep you having fun all fall, including old-fashioned fun at the Queens County Fair, Boo at the Zoo at the Bronx Zoo, and the iconic Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan.

Jun. 24, 2014

Top 20 Things to Do in Winter in New York City

Don't let the cold keep you and the kids cooped up at home all winter. Keep this list of the top 20 winter activities in NYC handy for ideas to keep cabin fever at bay, including going ice-skating, sledding, and some spectacular holiday shows.

Jun. 24, 2014

Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in New York City

We've gathered the top 20 activities for family fun in the spring in New York CIty, including the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Manhattan, Cherry Blossom Festival in Brooklyn, an awesome Easter egg hunt in the Bronx, and Mother's Day fun!

Jun. 24, 2014

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation

The Diocese of Rockville Centre is taking steps to raise its Long Island Catholic schools to new heights. The schools now integrate technology in curriculum, offer more extracurricular activities in leadership, and teachers have been prepared for the common core standards.

Jan. 06, 2014

Brooklyn and Queens Catholic Schools Embrace Innovation

Despite a number of Catholic schools shutting down across the nation, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is taking steps to innovate its schools to keep Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens open.

Dec. 20, 2013

11 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Manhattan this November

Our list of fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Manhattan this November includes the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and balloon inflation, a new space show at the American Museum of Natural History, Thanksgivukkah events throughout NYC, and more.

Nov. 01, 2013

Camp Countdown: Watch and Learn

Parents make the most of summer camp by having kids teach family members what they learned at camp during weekly family activities.

Oct. 25, 2013

Superhero Halloween Costumes Inspired by Blockbuster Films

As comic book heroes continue to take pop culture by storm, superhero-themed Halloween costumes are expected to be a favorite among young trick-or-treaters.

Sep. 29, 2013

Park Slope Preschool Focuses on Art and Academics

Mozarts and Einsteins is an art-focused preschool in Park Slope. In addition to the regular core subjects of reading, writing, math, science, and Spanish, an emphasis is placed on visual and performing arts.

Sep. 16, 2013

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.

Sep. 16, 2013

Temple Sholom Teaches Tots to Write Without Tears

The Selma Maisel Nursery School of Temple Sholom, a Jewish nursery school in Greenwich, is implementing the Handwriting Without Tears learn-to-write program for its students this year. The nursery school also features a hands-on, creative curriculum.

Sep. 10, 2013


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