Enjoy a Fair or Festival in NYC in May

Enjoy a Fair or 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.

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Visiting Citi Field With Kids

Visiting Citi Field With Kids

Baseball season has officially started and that means our favorite hometown heroes are back. Catching a game with my boys is one of our favorite things to do during the Spring and Summer. Citi Field, home to the New York Mets, is an incredibly kid-...

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Street Games is Returning to Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem

Street Games is Returning to Thomas Jefferson Park in East Harlem

Street Games is back for its 11th year. This fun outodoor event brings old-school games to new-school kids. From double-dutch to hula hoop is bringing the best games from the 60's and 70's to East Harlem's Thomas Jefferson Park. This free event ...

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Family-Friendly Beer Gardens in New York City

Family-Friendly Beer Gardens in New York City

Spring is here and with that, New Yorkers are taking to the streets. My family and I love to be outside doing anything and everything once the weather gets nice, but lets face it you can only tolerate so many visits to the playground. it's good to ...

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NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Offer Spring Break Activities for Kids

NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Offer Spring Break Activities for Kids

New York City Public Schools start Spring Break this Friday. From March 30-April 6 schools will be closed and that will leave a lot of parents of city kids scratching their heads looking for something to do. Luckily, the NYC Parks will save the day...

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Family Fun in Manhattan This April

Family Fun in Manhattan This April

Ring in spring with these standout seasonal events happening in Manhattan in April. We’ve narrowed down our picks to the top four worth visiting this month.

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Celebrates 'Hop Hop Hooray' Weekends Leading up to Easter

Build-A-Bear Workshop Celebrates 'Hop Hop Hooray' Weekends Leading up to Easter

Guests of all ages are invited to Build-A-Bear Workshop locations all over to celebrate “Hop Hop Hooray” weekends during the Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Easter. Weekends will be filled with exciting Easter and springtime themed fun as well ...

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Celebrate Earth Day in New York City With These Interactive Events

Celebrate Earth Day in New York City With These Interactive Events

Earth Day is just about a month away and to celebrate, Earth Day Initiative, a non-profit that promotes environmental awareness, announced a few of the events that will take place during its annual Earth Day celebrationevents taking place on April ...

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Enjoy Spring at Prospect Park's Opening Weekend April 7

Enjoy Spring at Prospect Park's Opening Weekend April 7

Prospect Park Alliance will be celebrating the start of spring with Opening Weekend in Prospect Park on April 7 and 8, according to a press release. Families can enjoy a full weekend of events and activities such as family yoga classes, the Allianc...

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Check Out The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

Check Out The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

NYBG’s 16th Annual Orchid Show Runs from March 3-April 22, 2018. It will be exhibiting commissioned works by Belgian floral artist Daniel Ost and thousands orchids will be on display in the Botanical Garden’s historic Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

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Cheap Spring Break Ideas for New York City Families

Cheap Spring Break Ideas for New York City Families

Spring break sure has changed since having kids. Forget the days of body shots and bikinis and say hello to pack and plays, diapers, cover-ups, and sunscreen, lots and lots of sunscreen. But just because you have kids doesn't mean you can't have so...

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Go Green at New York City’s Largest Earth Day Festival

Go Green at New York City’s Largest Earth Day Festival

Earth Day New York, hosted by Earth Day Initiative, is returning to Union Square for its 47th year on Tuesday, April 18.

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Spotlight on North Shore Suffolk This Month

Spotlight on North Shore Suffolk This Month

A look at the family events and kid-focused businesses of the North Shore of Suffolk County, Long Island, including the towns of Riverhead, Stony Brook, Brookhaven, Port Jefferson, and Greenport.

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Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sunlight

Daylight Saving Time: 5 Ways to Take Advantage of an Extra Hour of Sunlight

"Springing forward" gives us an extra hour of sunlight during Daylight Saving Time—take advantage of it!

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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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Visiting Storm King Art Center with Kids

Visiting Storm King Art Center with Kids

A family guide to visiting the sculpture garden Storm King Art Center in New Windsor, NY.

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DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

DIY: Leaf and Flower Prints

A unique art project for kids using leaves and flowers collected on nature walks.

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Top 7 Playgrounds for Southern Westchester Families

Top 7 Playgrounds for Southern Westchester Families

One mom's favorite parks and playgrounds in Southern Westchester, including Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Mamaroneck, Bronxville, and Pelham.

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Top Activities for Kids in May in the New York City Area

Top Activities for Kids in May in the New York City Area

The best family activities and things to do with kids in NYC, Westchester, Rockland, Fairfield, and Long Island in the month of May.

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Untermyer Gardens: 'American’s Greatest Forgotten Garden'

Untermyer Gardens: 'American’s Greatest Forgotten Garden'

Untermyer Gardens is a secretive 43-acre public park perched on the banks of the Hudson River in Yonkers, NY

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10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

One mom's list of the top playgrounds and parks in Nassau County and Suffolk County, NY.

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Top Activities for Kids in March in the New York Area

Top Activities for Kids in March in the New York Area

This March, look forward to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, an early Easter, and educational, fun activities for Women’s History Month. Go maple sugaring or plan any number of other exciting day trips!

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Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

March is Women’s History Month, and there are many ways to commemorate women that made an influence in progressing female empowerment in our country and the world. Celebrate at one of these activities, museums, or statues across the New York area a...

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Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Take the kids to the Summer of Fun 2015 at Hudson River Park, with outdoor movies, concerts, and activities for families all summer long, from May through September. Take in the waterfront view and fun, family-friendly entertainment at Hudson River...

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

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

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...

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Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Easter Celebrations and Egg Hunts in Nassau County

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Nassau County, egg hunts and bunny visits in Valley Stream, Westbury, Bellmore, and Elmont.

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Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Family-Friendly Earth Day Celebrations in NYC

Celebrate Earth Day at one of these family-friendly Earth Cay celebrations in Manhattan, including park events, green living festivals, and Arbor Day events.

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Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Where to Celebrate Easter in New York City

Don your Easter bonnets and celebrate the bunny holiday at one of these Easter celebrations in Manhattan, including the NYC Easter Parade and egg hunts in New York City.

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Top 100 Things to Do in Spring in the New York City Area

Top 100 Things to Do in Spring 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!

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Top Things to Do Each Season in the New York City Area

Top Things to Do Each Season in the New York City Area

There are so many fun things to do in the NYC area, all year 'round! We've picked the top 20 best events for families in each season in the following areas: New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Fairfield County, CT.

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Top 20 Things to Do in Spring on Long Island

Top 20 Things to Do in Spring on Long Island

UPDATED March 2017: Have the most fun with your family this spring on Long Island. We've picked the top 20 events of the season to make it easy. Gather your brood for maple sugaring, the tulip festival, a classic Easter egg hunt, the famous Bethpag...

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Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in New York City

Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in New York City

UPDATED March 2017: 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 ...

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Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in Fairfield County, CT

Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in Fairfield County, CT

UPDATED March 2017: Presenting the best things to do with your family in Fairfield County, CT, this spring. We've narrowed our list to the annual events that offer the most fun every year, including the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Greenwich, Bridge...

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Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in Westchester County

Top 20 Things to Do in Spring in Westchester County

UPDATED March 2017: We've gathered the top 20 activities for family fun in the spring in Westchester County, NY, including St. Patrick's Day parades, farmers' markets, Disney Live!, and where to ride trains—even Thomas the Tank Engine!

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Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

Hiking and Nature Trails Near NYC

UPDATED March 2017: Check out these scenic outdoor hiking options near New York City, in Westchester and Rockland counties, on Long Island, and in nearby Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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