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Emma Steven

Emma Steven

Emma Steven is a writer and NYMetroParents' Manhattan calendar editor. She lives in Manhattan with her husband, two toddlers and two cats.

Email: editor@nymetroparentscom

Emma Steven Articles (33)

Where To Volunteer With Kids in NYC in May

Showing your children how to give back to the community helps them grow into thoughtful adults. So clean out those closets for clothing drives or walk to raise awareness with these volunteer opportunities for families in NYC in May.

May. 01, 2017

Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in May

We've hand-picked the best things to do with your family in New York City in May. Family fun is all over Manhattan, across neighborhoods such as Greenwich Village, Little Italy, the Upper West Side, and beyond.

May. 01, 2017

Things to Do Outside in NYC in May

Celebrate the great outdoors with these hand-picked family-friendly events for nature-lovers in NYC in May, including gardening activities in Battery Park City, family camping in Inwood, the GreenThumb Annual Harvest Fair in East Harlem, and the Little Red Lighthouse Festival in Fort Washington.

May. 01, 2017

Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in NYC in May

We've picked the best kid-friendly theater performances to entertain your theater-loving brood in Manhattan in May, including Berenstain Bears Live! on the Upper West Side, The Pop Ups in the Bronx, and Magmanus Attached in Greenwich Village.

May. 01, 2017

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in May

Want your kids to learn something new while having fun? Visit one of these fun and educational activities that are family-friendly in Manhattan in May, including The Hunger Games: The Exhibition at Discovery Times Square, college essay writing in Midtown, and Family Fridays at MoMath.

May. 01, 2017

Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in May

Take your little readers to one, or all, of these story times for children in NYC this May, including story times across the borough and character visits at Strand Book Store in Union Square.

May. 01, 2017

Dance Performances for Kids in NYC in May

Whether you want to see professionals perform or you want cheer on young dancers, we've gathered the best dance performances in NYC in May, including New York City Ballet's Swan Lake and children's dance workshops with the New York City Ballet.

May. 01, 2017

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in May

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in May, including sensory-friendly screening of Hotel Transylvania at AMC theaters, mouth and foot painting at Children's Museum of Art in Soho, and art classes at MoMA.

May. 01, 2017

Cooking Classes for Manhattan Children in May

Your aspiring little foodies can learn to cook at one of these cooking or baking classes for kids in Manhattan in May.

May. 01, 2017

Celebrate Summer at a Festival in NYC in May

Whether you go for the whole day or just a few hours, any of these fairs or festivals in NYC will keep the whole family entertained, including the mid-autumn moon festival in Lower Manhattan, the West African cultural festival in Soho, and a kite festival on Roosevelt Island.

May. 01, 2017

How to Green Your Kids Room

Simple steps to reduce your kids’ exposure to environmental hazards where they sleep and play

Mar. 24, 2017

Where to Experience Chinese Culture in NYC

New York City is home to the biggest Chinese-American population in the U.S., so it’s a great place to explore Chinese customs, history, and of course, food!

Jan. 24, 2017

Fine-Dining Club in NYC Makes Eating at Restaurants with Kids a Breeze

A new fine-dining club in NYC, for young families, takes the stress out of eating out with kids.

May. 23, 2016

How To Celebrate Diwali In NYC

Check out these places to celebrate Diwali in New York City.

Nov. 03, 2015

5 Reasons We Love DUMBO

Jane's Carousel, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and nearby Pier 6 playgrounds all make DUMBO a great place for a family outing with your kids.

Sep. 30, 2015

Where to Honor and Remember Sept. 11 in NYC

To commemorate the tragic events that happened 14 years ago, venues across Manhattan, and the country, are honoring those affected by Sept. 11, 2001. Here are four places you can remember 9/11 in NYC.

Aug. 31, 2015

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.

Jun. 10, 2015

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in New York City

What better way to honor Dad than by celebrating Father's Day at one of New York City's museums, parks, or baseball fields? We've gathered the best things to do for Father's Day in Manhattan.

Jun. 01, 2015

Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in NYC

UPDATED MAY 2017: Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, but the celebrations will occur all weekend! Remember those who served in the armed forces this year at one of these Memorial Day events in Manhattan, including Memorial Day parades and activities.

May. 04, 2015

Where to Celebrate Mother's Day in Manhattan

Honor the mom in your life by taking her to one of these Mother's Day celebration in NYC, including Mother's Day brunch locations, where to make crafts for Mom, and week-long celebrations.

May. 04, 2015


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