This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx

Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert? Find these events and more in our list of this weekend's best family and kids activities...

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The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Awarded for Excellence in Lactation Care

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Awarded for Excellence in Lactation Care

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital has been awarded the 2018 IBCLC Care Award for excellence in lactation care by The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® ...

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The Gateway Playhouse is Offering a New Acting Workshop for Children with Learning Disabilities

The Gateway Playhouse is Offering a New Acting Workshop for Children with Learning Disabilities

The Gateway Playhouse, a performing arts center located in Bellport, in consultation with East End Disability Associates, Inc., is offering a new acting workshop at its School for the Performing Arts for students on the autism spectrum or who child...

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'Clifford the Big Red Dog' is Coming Back to TV in 2019

'Clifford the Big Red Dog' is Coming Back to TV in 2019

'Clifford the Big Red Dog,' the beloved animated children's series based on Norman Bridwell's book series that began in 1963, will launch on Amazon Prime and return to PBS Kids in Fall 2019, according to The New York Times.

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Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend On Long Island

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend On Long Island

Plan your weekend with our round-up of the best things to do with kids on Long Island this Saturday and Sunday.

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Catch A Minor League Baseball Game in the New York Area

Catch A Minor League Baseball Game in the New York Area

Check out the minor league baseball teams that play in NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

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Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia Announces 'Aloha Adventure' Trip to Hawaii

Camp Sequoia, a premier summer destination for 2E young men, is pleased to announce Aloha Adventure for summer 2018. Designed specifically for our older campers, this program builds upon three and six week resident options for campers ages 7 to 17 ...

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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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This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Manhattan 5/16 - 5/19/18

Parents, don't let your children miss out on the fun! Here are some of this weekend's kids and family activities in Manhattan, from concerts and museums to decorating cupcakes and gardening!

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Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

The Winston Preparatory School (WPS) is opening a campus in Dix Hills this coming September, making it WPS' fifth campus. WPS is excited to bring the essence, the expertise and methods that have been successfully applied to reach eight times the nu...

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New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

New One Hour Lice Removal Clinic Opens in Scarsdale

To celebrate its grand opening in Scarsdale, Lice Clinics of America will be offering free head lice screenings for you and your children at its new clinic at 9 Freight Way in Scarsdale every Saturday and Sunday from May 19 through June 10.

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Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, and Fairfield Counties

Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, and Fairfield Counties

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

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The Museum of Ice Cream Is Opening Another Pop-Up in New York City with Target

The Museum of Ice Cream Is Opening Another Pop-Up in New York City with Target

This sweet collaboration between the Museum of Ice Cream and Target will include clothes for kids, pints of ice cream, and a pop-up in New York City called The Pint Shop.

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Where to Go Horseback Riding in the NYC Area

Where to Go Horseback Riding in the NYC Area

Find horseback riding stables in the New York area, including NYC, Long Island, Connecticut, and the NYC suburbs of Westchester, Rockland, and Bergen County, NJ. Find where to take a riding lesson or pony ride near you.

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'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

'The Lit. Bar' Bookstore to Open in the Bronx

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'Teens, Social Media, and Mental Health:' Hope for Depression's Annual Public Symposium

'Teens, Social Media, and Mental Health:' Hope for Depression's Annual Public Symposium

Hope for Depression Research Foundation (HDRF) and founder Audrey Gruss hosted its annual public symposium “Teens, Social Media, and Mental Health” on May 8. The panel, moderated by Elyse Fox, founder of Sad Girls Club, was held in May in honor of ...

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Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) Kicks Off Fourth Season Memorial Day Weekend

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow Farmers Market (The TaSH) is opening for a fourth season Memorial Day Weekend. This season the market will welcome expanded variety of vendors, more global flavors, launch of “TaSH Cash,” and the debut of “TaSH to Table”...

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National Museum of the American Indian in New York to Open Youth Center

National Museum of the American Indian in New York to Open Youth Center

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York, will open a new youth center on May 17, 2018. The center will house Native innovations from history that helped shape the world we live in today. The i...

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Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

Music Conservatory of Westchester to Honor Broadway Stars and Veterans in Music Therapy Program

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Special Exhibition 'Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11' to Open in June at 9/11 Memorial & Museum

Special Exhibition 'Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11' to Open in June at 9/11 Memorial & Museum

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier announced a new exhibition, "Comeback Season: Sports After 9/11," which will exhibit how sports helped heal and unite our grieving country following the World Trade C...

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Join the 4th Annual Hudson River Park Games This Weekend

Join the 4th Annual Hudson River Park Games This Weekend

On Saturday, May 19, for one day only, the Hudson River Park’s Pier 40 will transform into the ultimate competitive arena.

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Amusement Parks in NY, NJ, CT, PA, and MA

Amusement Parks in NY, NJ, CT, PA, and MA

Consult our comprehensive guide to amusement parks, theme parks, and water parks in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. Our guide to amusement parks covers all the excitement your family needs this summer all within ...

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Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in NYC

Where to Celebrate Memorial Day in NYC

Memorial Day is Monday, May 29, but the celebrations will occur all weekend. Remember those who served in the armed forces this year at one of these Memorial Day events in Manhattan, including Memorial Day crafts, exhibits, movie screenings, and mo...

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In the Magazine: May 2018

In the Magazine: May 2018

Check out our May 2018 issue for tips on making over your medicine cabinet, decoding your baby’s rash, and how to boost your self-esteem when you have acne, plus how to support kids with food allergies and what to keep in mind when during the first...

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¡HOLA! A Playgroup in Spanish Offering Summer Sensory Mini-Camps in July

¡HOLA! A Playgroup in Spanish Offering Summer Sensory Mini-Camps in July

¡HOLA! A Playgroup in Spanish is delighted to re-launch Summer Camp this summer. This year, ¡HOLA! will offer a Sensory mini-camp, where campers will learn all about the senses.

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Meet the Intern: Alana Coopersmith

Meet the Intern: Alana Coopersmith

Introducing Alana Coopersmith, a 2018 summer editorial intern for NYMetroParents. She is an accomplished archer from Rockland County who hopes to become a political analyst. Get to know more about her!

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Champkids Brings the Art Community Together for an Evening of Creativity and Exploration

Champkids Brings the Art Community Together for an Evening of Creativity and Exploration

Last weekend, Champkids, an organization dedicated to providing student-artists opportunities to practice their skills and display their passion, hosted a live drawing and coloring competition for kids at the Long Island Children’s Museum. Almost 2...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on May 19

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, May 19, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Queens's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks,...

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Long Island Aquarium to Host 'Shark Tag Event' for Shark Conservation on May 17

Long Island Aquarium to Host 'Shark Tag Event' for Shark Conservation on May 17

The Long Island Aquarium's Shark Tag Event, in conjunction with the Southampton and Bridgehampton School districts, will occur on May 17 in an effort to promote shark conservation through scientific exploration, according to a press release.

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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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How to Understand Your Baby's Wants and Needs Based on Mood States and Cues

How to Understand Your Baby's Wants and Needs Based on Mood States and Cues

One of the most astonishing revelations about newborns is their ability to communicate almost from birth. Without words, he can inform when he wants to eat, when he wants to play, and even when he wants to rest. Healthy babies are constantly changi...

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This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx

Fun and educational kids and family activities are abound this weekend in the Bronx! Interested in theater and museums? Want to go to book reading or concert? Find these events and more in our list of this weekend's best family and kids activities...

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YMCA of Long Island & Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities Announce Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

YMCA of Long Island & Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities Announce Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest

The YMCA of Long Island has partnered with Stew Leonard III Children’s Charities, Inc. to launch the inaugural Water Wise Water Safety Kids Art Contest to help make children more aware of the importance of water safety. Children age 12 and under ar...

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The Surprising Way Parents Cause Childhood Friendships to End

The Surprising Way Parents Cause Childhood Friendships to End

Friendships fade through the years, but a new study suggests parents—particularly those with mental health related issues—might be to blame for childhood friendships that fizzle out, according to a press release.

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Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in the NYC Area

Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in the NYC Area

Explore zoos, nature centers, and botanical gardens in New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and the entire New York Metro area.

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-May 19

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, May 19, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Nassau's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, ...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on May 20

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, May 20, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Queens's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks,...

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New York City’s YMCA Promotes Water Safety with New Swim Lessons

New York City’s YMCA Promotes Water Safety with New Swim Lessons

This month, the New York City YMCA is celebrating Water Safety Month at all 24 area locations with new and enhanced swim lessons to help kids stay safe this summer. The newly revised program offers four different stages of instruction, from basic c...

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Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

Lil Chameleon Resale Boutique Hosts 2018 Fashion Show

This past Saturday, children from the Westchester and the Lil Chameleon community participated in their first-ever fashion show, highlighting Lil Chameleon's Summer 2018 clothing and accessory trends.

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CANDLE 'Safe Celebrations' Campaign Raises Awareness About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

CANDLE 'Safe Celebrations' Campaign Raises Awareness About Alcohol & Substance Abuse

Community Awareness Network for a Drug-Free Life and Environment, Inc. (CANDLE) of Rockland County, is sponsoring a parent awareness campaign for the third year in a row encouraging parents to talk to their teens about their plans and to remind the...

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Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

Fundraising Walks in the New York City Area

Getting active with your family has many physical benefits, but walking for a cause can also teach compassion and the value of volunteerism. There are many annual fundraising walks in the New York City area that raise money and awareness for causes...

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How to Create an Impressive College Essay

How to Create an Impressive College Essay

Imagine that you are an Admissions Counselor assigned the task of reviewing a large stack of applicant files. You are tired, as you have been reviewing these profiles for days. And you have a deadline, which is quickly approaching. Each applica...

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Land of Make Believe Hosts Season Opening Memorial Day Weekend

Land of Make Believe Hosts Season Opening Memorial Day Weekend

Land of Make Believe is simply screaming to invite everyone to its Hope amusement park for its Grand Opening Weekend over the Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday through Monday, May 26-28. This year's new ride, the Scream Machine 360, makes its debut th...

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Why Does My Toddler Do Weird Things?

Why Does My Toddler Do Weird Things?

Running around naked, being super particular, watching the same movie over, and over, and over again. These weird toddler behaviors can get old fast, but they're totally normal in early childhood development. Experts share why.

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How to Help Kids with Food Allergies

How to Help Kids with Food Allergies

One in 13 kids has food allergies, which is equivalent to nearly two kids per class in the United States.

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What Kind of Rash Does My Baby Have?

What Kind of Rash Does My Baby Have?

Finding a skin rash on your infant is fairly common given that her skin is so sensitive. But how do you know if it's a normal occurrence or it it's a more serious rash that needs medical attention? Doctors share the most common skin rashes on babie...

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A Guide to Carousels in the New York City Area

A Guide to Carousels in the New York City Area

Our guide includes carousels and merry-go-rounds in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. You'll find details on each carousel, including its location, hours it's open, price per ride, and a description.

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-May 20

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, May 20, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Nassau's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the parks, ...

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Does Your Medicine Cabinet Need a Makeover?

Does Your Medicine Cabinet Need a Makeover?

Our medicine cabinets have become at-home mini drugstores and are often the first place we turn when facing a medical issue, sometimes even before turning to the doctor. As parents, we want to have a plethora of medications on hand in case of any e...

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Green Vale School Rocketry Team Places 9th in the Nation

Green Vale School Rocketry Team Places 9th in the Nation

The Green Vale School’s Friday rocketry club had three teams of four 7th and 8th graders qulify for Nationals among 800 teams from 46 states, most of which are high school age. The rocketry club began building rockets in September with the goal of ...

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