Great News! New York Now Offers Paid Family Leave

Great News! New York Now Offers Paid Family Leave

Being a working parent is hard. One thing that makes it even harder: worrying that your job or savings are at risk when you take time off to care for a loved one. So here’s good news—New York State now offers paid family leave for most people who work for private employers.

Jan 16, 2018

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts Adds Coding Programs for Teens

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts Adds Coding Programs for Teens

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts is adding two coding programs for teenagers age 15 and older: Weekend Front End Coding Boot Camp and Design Code Boot Camp.

Jan 16, 2018

New Events, Venues, and Shows in New York City for 2018

New Events, Venues, and Shows in New York City for 2018

A new year brings new things to do in New York City. 2018 is chock full of fun events, venues, and shows for you and your kids. Here’s a look at 2018’s offerings for kids and families in New York City.

Jan 16, 2018

4 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained Inside This Winter

4 Ways to Keep Kids Entertained Inside This Winter

Whether it’s a school holiday, snow day, or sick day, if you have little ones at home, there is a good chance you will you need to find some fun indoor activities to keep the boredom blues away. Thankfully, you don’t have to spend a lot of money or have a fully stocked craft area to maximize the fun—nor do you have be a creative expert to keep the kids entertained at home. If you play your cards right, you might even be able to sneak in some extra learning and family bonding time!

Jan 15, 2018

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Despite its reputation, Times Square is perfect for a family outing, offering a variety of things to do with kids in the heart of New York City.

Jan 11, 2018

FAO Schwarz to Return to New York City

FAO Schwarz to Return to New York City

FAO Schwarz will return to New York City with a new location in Rockefeller Center. The flagship Fifth Avenue location closed in 2015 after 145 years in business, but the new location might open as early as this fall.

Jan 09, 2018

American Museum of Natural History to Renovate Northwest Coast Hall

American Museum of Natural History to Renovate Northwest Coast Hall

The American Museum of Natural History has announced it will collaborate with the native communities of the Pacific Northwest Coast to renovate the Northwest Coast Hall in preparation for the museum’s 150th anniversary.

Oct 30, 2017

Where to See Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Where to See Holiday Train Shows in NYC

Visit New York Botanical Garden, Grand Central Terminal, and New-York Historical Society for their holiday train shows and plenty of other family-friendly activities for the 2017 winter season.

Dec 04, 2017

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

Where to Volunteer with Your Kids in Manhattan

Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Manhattan that need your help, including nonprofit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and more.

Oct 24, 2017

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts Adds Coding Programs for Teens

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts Adds Coding Programs for Teens

Westchester Community College Center for the Arts is adding two coding programs for teenagers age 15 and older: Weekend Front End Coding Boot Camp and Design Code Boot Camp.

Jan 16, 2018

The Academy For Martial Arts Opens Suffern Location

The Academy For Martial Arts Opens Suffern Location

The Academy For Martial Arts acquired a location in Suffern in mid-December. The academy’s second location offers a variety of martial arts programs for children and adults.

Jan 12, 2018

Lego Live is Coming to NYC

Lego Live is Coming to NYC

Lego Live is coming to New York City's Pier 36 for Presidents Day weekend, Feb. 16-18. Lego Live NYC will include millions of Legos to play with, as well as Lego master builders and fun workshops for kids.

Jan 11, 2018

Collina Italiana to Offer Yoga for Kids in Italian

Collina Italiana to Offer Yoga for Kids in Italian

Collina Italiana, an Italian language and cultural center for adults and children, will soon be offering CiaoYoga! a program for children ages 3-7 to learn Italian through yoga-inspired tales.

Jan 11, 2018

Westchester Parents Day 2018: Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

Westchester Parents Day 2018: Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

Westchester Parents Day, produced by NYMetroParents' 'Westchester Parent,' will take place on Sunday, Feb. 4 in White Plains.

Jan 10, 2018