14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a monumental fight for LGBTQ rights in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. In honor of this event and the change it brought about, WorldPride, a six-weeklong celebration of the LGBTQ community, is b...

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How to Protect from Potentially Harmful Blue Light

How to Protect from Potentially Harmful Blue Light

In the past several years, it seems like kids have grown addicted to their phones, tablets, and laptops, all of which emit blue light. They’re constantly texting, streaming shows and movies, and using their phones way past their bedtimes. All of th...

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P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

P.S. 25 is home to only 82 students and costs $50,000 per child to operate. Virtually every student comes from a low-income family, according to city data. And yet 70% of P.S. 25 students are proficient in math, and half are proficient in reading–p...

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Fewer Children in NYC Suffered Lead Poisoning Last Year

Fewer Children in NYC Suffered Lead Poisoning Last Year

According to data collected by the New York City Department of Health, blood-lead levels have been on a steady decline in children younger than 18 across all five boroughs. The rates are at an all time low in both private and public housing through...

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Park Shore Country Day Camp Celebrated Its 60th Anniversary

Park Shore Country Day Camp Celebrated Its 60th Anniversary

Park Shore Country Day Camp celebrated its 60th anniversary this year and is proud to have crossed another milestone in the history of Park Shore. What began as a small travel program from Queens in 1950, then to our current location in Dix Hills i...

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Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC, New York’s inclusive theater company for children, is searching for partner elementary schools for the autumn 2019 launch of SeaChange, a new, inclusive theater program for students of all abilities and background.

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7 Tips for Oral Health During Pregnancy

7 Tips for Oral Health During Pregnancy

Expecting moms go to great lengths to stay healthy- for themselves and their babies. But oral health can be easily overlooked and lead to complications for mother and child. Many of your body systems change during pregnancy and these changes can af...

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Booked Parties Celebrates Local Young Entrepreneurs

Booked Parties Celebrates Local Young Entrepreneurs

Booked Parties announced that in partnership with the Jefferson Valley Mall, it will be hosting a launch event promoting many of the area’s leading young entrepreneurs for the first ever “Mini Movers and Shakers” celebration.

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American Folk Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Program for Queens High School Students

American Folk Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Program for Queens High School Students

The Youth Art Connection program takes place at the American Folk Art Museum’s Self Taught Genius Gallery and administrative offices in Long Island City, Queens, and welcomes applications from high school students residing or attending school in Qu...

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Teens Can Now Volunteer at White Plains Public Library This Summer

Teens Can Now Volunteer at White Plains Public Library This Summer

With summer around the corner, teenagers are probably looking to firm up plans and solidify volunteering gigs. If your teen wants to give back to his community or try something new with her summer, White Plains Public Library is offering three diff...

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Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in

Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in "Arthur''s 22nd Season Premiere

On May 13, the 22nd season of Arthur, a kids’ favorite, aired on CBS with a deceptively simple plot: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and his pals’ teacher, was going to get married. The characters couldn’t believe their teacher was getting married–and audience...

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Are You Living in an NYC Playground Desert?

Are You Living in an NYC Playground Desert?

For a city with so many kids and so many opportunities for enrichment, New York has a playground crisis. The city is full of “playground deserts,” places similar to food deserts in that living in one means you do not have access to resources such a...

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Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

The Friends Academy Lower School located in Locust Valley, NY invites you to visit its classrooms and meet its teachers. This event is for parents of children ages 3-7, or those who would be eligible for entering Early Childhood through second grad...

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Dearest, Inc Introduces New School Readiness Program in Soho

Dearest, Inc Introduces New School Readiness Program in Soho

Dearest, an early childhood education-sharing marketplace that matches families to passionate educators for shorter-hour care, is now offering its School Readiness programming: in-home, play-based sessions led by educators focused on supporting chi...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

An adventurous group of students from the Academy of the Holy Angels recently spent a week at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course— one tailor-made for them. This is the second spring the critical think...

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Great Wolf Lodge Expands Offerings in Time for Summer

Great Wolf Lodge Expands Offerings in Time for Summer

Let’s face it, if there’s one thing kids love, it’s water parks. And Great Wolf Lodge located in the Pocono Mountains, PA is expanding its already-massive offering. This family-friendly resort just a few hours away by car is a year-round destinatio...

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What You Need to Know About Sedation-Based Pediatric Dentistry

What You Need to Know About Sedation-Based Pediatric Dentistry

Fostering a positive dental outlook for your child is important. After all, early experiences at the dentist can shape how he views dental appointments for the rest of his life. For a child who has severe dental anxiety or another condition that pr...

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“Skip Lunch Fight Hunger” Competition Aims to End Hunger for Children in NYC on May 14

“Skip Lunch Fight Hunger” Competition Aims to End Hunger for Children in NYC on May 14

One in five New York City children don’t always know where their next meal will come from–a disparity that organizations like City Harvest are trying to end through competitions like “Skip Lunch Fight Hunger,” which will run from May 13 to May 17. ...

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CAMP Store in Union Square Unveils New Theme

CAMP Store in Union Square Unveils New Theme

This spring, CAMP is embracing the new blooms and gardening with its newest theme—Cooking CAMP! The interactive shopping experience is focusing on food and the journey our ingredients make from farms to supermarkets to our dinner tables! Kids begin...

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Warby Parker Will Reopen With Kids Glasses in Grand Central This Spring

Warby Parker Will Reopen With Kids Glasses in Grand Central This Spring

Warby Parker will reopen in Grand Central on May 13 with kids' glasses, donuts, new features, new artwork, the debut of the brand’s Summer Core Sun collection, giveaways, a virtual try-on glasses app, and more. The new store will be just a few step...

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4 More African Black-Footed Penguins Have Arrived at New York Aquarium

4 More African Black-Footed Penguins Have Arrived at New York Aquarium

The African black-footed penguin is classified as Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which might make finding them at zoos and aquariums a little difficult. But the New York Aquarium has just added four mor...

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3 Ways to Teach Children Responsibility Through Cleaning Their Rooms

3 Ways to Teach Children Responsibility Through Cleaning Their Rooms

Keeping your children's rooms clean may be simpler than you'd think! Here are 3 simple fixes for helping your children maintain their rooms.

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Celebrate Their 35th Anniversary at the Paley Center for Media

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Celebrate Their 35th Anniversary at the Paley Center for Media

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a kid favorite for more than three decades, and die-hard fans can interact with the Turtles in a whole new way this summer at the Paley Center for Media, which will be hosting a 35th anniversary exclusive ...

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One River School in Woodbury Hosts Summer Camp Fair

One River School in Woodbury Hosts Summer Camp Fair

The One River School in Woodbury, NY wants to transform art education in America. Take a class, inquire about joining its staff, or learn more about its art exhibition program at the Summer Camp Fair on Sunday, May 19. The fair will be from 11am-3p...

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Lil Chameleon Offers a Weekly, Drop-off Summer Experience for 3- to 6-Year-Olds

Lil Chameleon Offers a Weekly, Drop-off Summer Experience for 3- to 6-Year-Olds

Summer camp is a beneficial activity for both parent and child. Not only do you get a much-needed break, but camps help kids gain independence, social confidence, and learn how to work better with others. Children learn the basic skills of both ind...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Discovering silverfish in the shower may not be pleasant, but Academy of the Holy Angels freshman Natasha Dhanrajani managed to turn the encounter on its ear by seeing the scene as a piece of live art. The result was “Silverfish,” an evocative nonf...

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CC Sabathia to Host Charity Softball Game at Yankee Stadium

CC Sabathia to Host Charity Softball Game at Yankee Stadium

CC Sabathia, a veteran pitcher for the New York Yankees, is hosting his second celebrity softball game at Yankee Stadium, and NYMetroParents is giving away five family 4-packs of tickets. The charity softball game will be held Thursday, May 16 at 6...

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Top Things to Do With Your Family in NYC in May

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.

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Free Things to Do with Kids in NYC in May

Free Things to Do with Kids in NYC in May

Don't let the price tag of these family-friendly events in New York City fool you! Here are our picks for the best free things to do in May with kids that will be fun for the whole family.

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Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in May

Family Events in Manhattan for Animal Lovers in May

Get your animal-loving clan out of the apartment this month! Here are the top family-friendly events in New York City in May at which you can see and learn about animals.

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Film Screenings for Families in NYC in May

Film Screenings for Families in NYC in May

Do you have young film buffs on your hands? Here are the best kid-friendly film screenings in NYC in May for your movie-loving clan.

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Things to Do Outside in NYC in May

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.

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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in New York City in May

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in New York City in May

New York City kids can get creative at these arts and crafts events for children in May. Let's get crafty!

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Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in May

Kid-Friendly Concerts in New York City in May

We've gathered the best kid-friendly concerts to take your family to in May. Perfect for mini-musicians and music enthusiasts alike!

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Kid-Friendly Theater Performances in NYC in May

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.

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Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in May

Fun and Educational Things to Do in NYC in May

Want your kids to learn something new while having a good time? Visit one of these fun and educational activities that are family-friendly in Manhattan in May for a fun learning experience for all!

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Story Times and Book Events for Kids in NYC in May

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.

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Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in May

Fitness Activities for Kids in NYC in May

These events are perfect for active kids who love to move and shake. Keep active in Manhattan this May, and find the best things to do with your family, with these sports and fitness activities and classes.

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Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in May

Top Things to Do in Brooklyn With Kids in May

These are the best things to do in Brooklyn for kids this May, including including exciting indoor and outdoor events, seasonal fun, entertaining shows, and more!

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Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in May

Free Events for Kids in Brooklyn in May

They say the best things in life are free, and these family- and kid-friendly activities in Brooklyn are no exception this May.

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Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in May

Music Events and Activities in Brooklyn in May

Do you have a mini musician at home? The whole family can enjoy these music-themed events and activities in and near Brooklyn this May, including kid-friendly concert, musical activities, and more!

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Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in May

Fun Things to Do Outdoors With Kids in Brooklyn in May

Enjoy the great outdoors with these family-friendly events and activities in and near Brooklyn in May. Explore nature in Prospect Park, take in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and more with your family this month!

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Free Events for Kids in Westchester in May

Free Events for Kids in Westchester in May

Don't miss out on the best free activities for families in Westchester this May! This list of totally free, kid-friendly events in Westchester this month is sure to provide a good time for families.

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Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

Get outside with the top outdoor activities in Westchester for kids who love nature in May.

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Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

Arts and Crafts Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

This May, take your kids who love arts and crafts to these local, creative activities in Westchester.

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Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Westchester in May

Kid-Friendly Concerts and Musical Activities in Westchester in May

Music lovers, have fun with local kid-friendly concerts and musical activities for kids in Queens this May.

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Theater Performances for Kids in Westchester in May

Theater Performances for Kids in Westchester in May

We've picked the top theater performances for kids in Westchester in May. Find tons of kid-friendly productions to see with your family throughout Westchester County. Who knows? Your kids might get bitten by the acting bug.

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Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in May

Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in May

Meet furry friends at one of these top kid-friendly activities for animal lovers in Westchester this May. Go birdwatching, learn about animals, meet the animals of the Greenburgh Nature Center, check out the Wolf Conservation Center, and more!

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Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

Top Educational Activities for Kids in Westchester in May

Learn while having fun at one of these top educational activities for kids in Westchester happening in May.

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Top Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in May

Top Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in May

We've picked the most fun things to do with your family in Rockland in May, including exciting indoor and outdoor events, seasonal fun, entertaining shows, and more!

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