Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Fun Weekend Activities for Families in Suffolk County

Fun Weekend Activities for Families in Suffolk County

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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The 6 Hidden Gems of Brooklyn Your Kids Will Love

The 6 Hidden Gems of Brooklyn Your Kids Will Love

You could take the family to the movies, your favorite pizza joint, or even to Smorgasburg. Or you could do something a little more adventurous—a trip to Coney Island or the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, perhaps.

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Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Rockland County

Family-Friendly Museums, Aquariums, Zoos, Planetariums, Play Spaces, Amusement Parks, and Carousels in Rockland County

UPDATED August 2018: Looking for something fun to do with your family in Rockland County? You’ve come to the right place. We here at NYMetroParents pride ourselves on making sure you’re in the know about family activities in the New York metro area...

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Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian Magazine Announces 14th Annual Museum Day

Smithsonian magazine has announced that Saturday, Sept. 22 will be the 14th annual Museum Day, which is an initiative in which participating museums nationwide open their doors for free to those who download a Museum Day ticket. The event allows mu...

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Hidden Gems of Orange County

Hidden Gems of Orange County

Orange County, New York, an area of the Empire State a mere 60 miles north of New York City, is known for historic sites, farm-to-table restaurants, and gorgeous landscapes. But some of the most majestic sites and attractions are off the beaten path.

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5 Reasons We Love Astoria

5 Reasons We Love Astoria

Located in the Northwest region of Queens, Astoria is a family-friendly neighborhood home to many parks, museums, restaurants and more for all to enjoy.

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When to See Manhattanhenge 2018

When to See Manhattanhenge 2018

Manhattanhenge is a recurring phenomenon each summer that offers breathtaking views of the sunset through Manhattan’s grid. Here’s when to see it this year.

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QUIZ: Which NYC Park Are You?

QUIZ: Which NYC Park Are You?

New York City may be the concrete jungle, but there are many ways to enjoy nature at a local park. Take our quiz to figure out which New York City park best matches your personality and get ideas on which one you should visit with your family.

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Experience the History of The Grand Carousel at The East Wind Shoppes in Wading River

Experience the History of The Grand Carousel at The East Wind Shoppes in Wading River

The Shoppes carousel is the focal point of your one-stop shop destination experience. Our carousel is handicap accessible with a unique variety of animals for all to enjoy!

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Macy's Flower Show Set to Open Soon

Macy's Flower Show Set to Open Soon

The 44th Annual Macy’s Flower Show at Herald Square will open the first chapter of spring with Once Upon a Springtime. The annual floral spectacular will begin Sunday, March 25 and continue through Sunday, April 8.

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What You Can Expect at Lego Live NYC This Weekend

What You Can Expect at Lego Live NYC This Weekend

Children and adults will be able to play with millions of Lego bricks this weekend at LEGO Live NYC, which will be held Feb. 16-18 at Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan. We got a sneak peek at what fans will expect.

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Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Say ‘Aloha’ to New York Botanical Garden’s Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii Exhibit

Get a taste of Hawaii life at the New York Botanical Garden this summer with a new exhibition called Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawaii.

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Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Plan your weekend with our round-up of the best things to do with kids in Nassau County this Saturday and Sunday.

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Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Plan your weekend with our round-up of the best things to do with kids in Rockland, NY and Bergen, NJ counties this Saturday and Sunday.

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Fun Things To Do This Weekend with Kids in New York City

Fun Things To Do This Weekend with Kids in New York City

Plan your weekend with our round-up of the best things to do with kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens this Saturday and Sunday.

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NYC's Newest and Best Destinations That Opened Last Year

NYC's Newest and Best Destinations That Opened Last Year

2017 brought a number of new fun things to do and places to see in New York City for the whole family.

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5 Things We Love About Riverhead

5 Things We Love About Riverhead

Here are five things we love about visiting Riverhead with kids.

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Family Drip-Painting Workshops at the Pollack-Krasner Home

Family Drip-Painting Workshops at the Pollack-Krasner Home

A visit to the East Hampton home and studio of artists Jackson Pollack and Lee Krasner

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Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival Announces Lineup

Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival Announces Lineup

The Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 14 at Robert Bell Middle School in downtown Chappaqua.

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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.

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It's Bird, It's a Plane, It's a New NYC Superhero Tour!

It's Bird, It's a Plane, It's a New NYC Superhero Tour!

A new bus tour takes superhero lovers to the New York City landmarks where the action took place in favorite movies and television shows.

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Spend the Day at Cantiague Park in Hicksville

Spend the Day at Cantiague Park in Hicksville

The best-kept secrets of Cantiague Park in Hicksville

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Spend the Day at Van Saun County Park

Spend the Day at Van Saun County Park

The best-kept secrets of Van Saun County Park in Paramus, New Jersey

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Wild West City: Family Outing

Wild West City: Family Outing

Step back in time to the 1800s and get a taste of the Wild West at this western-heritage theme park in Stanhope, NJ.

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Hershey’s Chocolate World to Move to a Bigger Location in Times Square

Hershey’s Chocolate World to Move to a Bigger Location in Times Square

Hershey’s Chocolate World is moving to a new store that will be three times bigger with new attractions.

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10 Things to Do with Kids in Syosset

10 Things to Do with Kids in Syosset

Trampolines, bowling, escape room—oh my!

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Governors Island Extends Closing Date This Year

Governors Island Extends Closing Date This Year

Governors Island is usually open only for the summer and will now be open for six months this year.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Adds $750,000 Interactive Play Area

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Adds $750,000 Interactive Play Area

LEGO Ninjago City Adventure, a 2,300-square-foot interactive play area, opened in April at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester.

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Professional Bull Riders Return to Long Island This Fall

Professional Bull Riders Return to Long Island This Fall

The Professional Bull Riders will bring its Built Ford Tough Series back to Long Island this September.

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Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey: Family Outing

Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey: Family Outing

See real-life aircraft, learn about aerospace pioneers, and enjoy interactive exhibits at the Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey in Teterboro, NJ.

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Unexpected Fun in NYC

Unexpected Fun in NYC

37 things to do in New York City that are unique, unusual, and off the beaten path

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Visiting the PepsiCo Sculpture Gardens, a Westchester Gem

Visiting the PepsiCo Sculpture Gardens, a Westchester Gem

Pepsi's world headquarters in Purchase feature a beautiful sculpture garden, recently reopened after several years, that is open to the public and free to visit.

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Spend the Day at Randall's Island

Spend the Day at Randall's Island

Randall's Island is home to a variety of facilities, events, and natural areas for the whole family to enjoy.

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A Tour of Yankee Stadium

A Tour of Yankee Stadium

A behind-the-scenes look at Yankee Stadium

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Luxury iPic Movie Theater Opens in Dobbs Ferry

Luxury iPic Movie Theater Opens in Dobbs Ferry

iPic movie theaters feature food and beverage service and reclining couch-like seats.

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South Street Seaport Museum Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

South Street Seaport Museum Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

The South Street Seaport Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary on Saturday, April 29 with a free, family-friendly event and free admission to the museum’s offerings.

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The CHIHULY Exhibit Is Opening at The New York Botanical Garden

The CHIHULY Exhibit Is Opening at The New York Botanical Garden

The newest exhibit at The New York Botanical Garden, CHIHULY, is opening on April 22 and will feature stunning, colorful glass sculptures made by renowned artist Dale Chihuly.

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Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

Long Island Game Farm Announces Opening Day

On April 13 the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo will officially open for its 48th season. The Manorville-based family attraction also released its spring 2017 schedule.

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Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Family Outing

Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Family Outing

Take in waterfalls, stunning cliff-edge views, and activities for everyone at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

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Enter to Win: Your Child Can be IN the Circus!

Enter to Win: Your Child Can be IN the Circus!

Enter to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one lucky child to have a part in a performance of Circus 1903 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden.

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Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

East Hill Farm School provides middle school students with a hands-on farm experience.

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Town of Brookhaven Wildlife and Ecology Center: Family Outing

Town of Brookhaven Wildlife and Ecology Center: Family Outing

How to spend the day at the recreational and educational facility in Holtsville

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Hudson River Museum: Family Outing

Hudson River Museum: Family Outing

Spend the day exploring the Hudson River Museum's galleries and see a star show in the planetarium.

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5 Reasons We Love Pleasantville

5 Reasons We Love Pleasantville

The appropriately named village has the charm of a small community with the benefit of being a train ride from Manhattan.

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Family-Friendly Educational Farms in Westchester

Family-Friendly Educational Farms in Westchester

Get your hands dirty and learn about agricultural practices at these educational farms in Westchester County.

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Rye Nature Center: Family Outing

Rye Nature Center: Family Outing

Explore and learn about the wilderness year-round at New York’s environmental conservation organization.

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Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.

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FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's artist-designed mini golf course will not be able to return for its 10th season if its Kickstarter campaign is not successful.

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is ending all circus shows due to high costs and a decline in ticket sales.

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