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Top 100 Things to Do in Summer in the NYC Area

Make the most of summer with our list of the top 100 things to do in and near New York City from June through September. Get details on fun summer festivals, outdoor concerts and movies, and much more in NYC, Long Island, Southeast New York, and Connecticut.

Apr. 16, 2015

Long Island Camps for Kids

UPDATED MARCH 2015: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island.

Apr. 15, 2015

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Explore zoos, nature centers and botanical gardens in New Jersey and Staten Island. Read through our guide to find petting zoos, arboretums, nature preserves, farms and public gardens, all packed with fun nature activities for the whole family. Let your little ones loose to try their hands at zoo feedings and touch tanks, explore wooded trails, and learn about exotic plants. The spring season is the perfect time to explore the outdoors.

Apr. 15, 2015

Teen Sportsmanship Rewarded in New Contest!

New York Sports Connection, hub for NYC youth sports, funding $500 prizes in Teen Sportsmanship Essay Contest.

Apr. 02, 2015

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Fairfield County

Here is your ultimate guide to life in Fairfield County with kids. Consider it a cheat sheet to everything you need for raising a family in Connecticut, from the best events each weekend to the top birthday party places, summer camps, schools and child care, sports and after-school activities, doctors and hospitals, parent support groups, and more.

Mar. 31, 2015

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Westchester

Find everything you need for your family with this ultimate guide to raising kids in Westchester. Consult this resource whenever you need it to gain access to the best events in Westchester each weekend, to local Westchester birthday party places, summer camps, schools and child care, sports and after-school activities, doctors and hospitals, parent support groups, and more.

Mar. 31, 2015

Little Girl Uses Brains and Personality to Stand Up to School Bully

This four-year-old is told by a classmate that she's ugly. What she says in response shows that brains and personality are the most beautiful qualities a kid can possess. See how she combats bullying in the video below.

Mar. 31, 2015

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in New York City, Long Island, and CT

UPDATED APRIL 2015: Celebrate the great outdoors with a family day trip to one of these seasonally splendid spots in the New York metro area, including New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Mar. 24, 2015

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

Tickets to the hottest Broadway shows can be hard to come by, so why not treat the whole family to an overnight hotel stay and score tickets to Finding Neverland in the process?

Mar. 23, 2015

What You Need to Know About the ABLE Act

The folks at Autism Speaks provide an overview of the Able Act, signed into law for 2015. The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act allows people with special needs to have a tax-free savings account to help finance disability-related needs.

Mar. 20, 2015

New Community Living Program for Adults with Autism to Launch in Westchester

Neighborhood Network of New York has received a $1 million grant to launch a first-of-its-kind community living services program for adults with autism in Westchester, with plans to expand the program throughout New York State.

Mar. 06, 2015

NYMetroParents Wins 17 Awards at 2015 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents was recognized by the Parenting Media Association with 17 excellence awards at its 2015 Editorial and Design Awards Competition banquet in Baltimore. This is a record-high number of PMA Awards for NYMetroParents.

Mar. 03, 2015

Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr. Seuss Discovered

An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children's author. 'What Pet Should I Get?' will be published by Random House Children's Books this summer.

Mar. 03, 2015

Best of the Rest of the Web: Babies on Board, Projectile Vomiting, and an Inspirational Video

From the March 2015 issues of NYMetroParents comes a selection of funny and thoughtful quotes about how to handle upset children on airplanes, an inspirational talk from Former WWE wrestling champion Marc Moro, and the 'best' time for projectile vomiting.

Mar. 02, 2015

How Camp Helps Kids Form a Connection with Nature

The benefits of sending your kids to summer camp are numerous, from preparing them for college to helping them form friendships outside your influence. Here are four ways camp helps kids form a connection to nature.

Feb. 28, 2015

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.

Feb. 26, 2015

Top 100 Winter Activities in the New York City Area

Your guide to the best things to do in winter in and near NYC, including Connecticut, Long Island, New Jersey, and Southeast New York. You'll find Christmas and holiday shows and events, places to ski and ice skate, where to go maple sugaring, lots of indoor activities, and much more!

Feb. 26, 2015

Top 100 Spring Activities in the New York City Area

There are tons of fun things to do in the spring across New York City, Long Island, Connecticut, and Westchester and Rockland counties, from Easter egg hunts and spring festivals to carousel openings, National Train Day fun, and much more!

Feb. 25, 2015

Ask the Expert: Can I Claim My Child's Summer Camp on My Taxes?

Did you send your kids to summer camp? You may be able to write off the expense on your taxes. Find out if your child's summer camp qualifies for Child and Dependent Care Credit.

Feb. 24, 2015

Information About NYMetroParents' Cover Contest

Each year, NYMetroParents hosts a Cover Contest to give local kids the chance to be featured on the magazines' covers. Here's what you need to know about the contest and how to get advanced notice when this year's contest begins.

Feb. 20, 2015

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