Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

Family Day Trips and Destinations in NY, NJ, CT, MA, and PA

From museums and parks to festivals and beaches, this list has something for everyone, all within easy traveling distance from the New York City area, including Upstate New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania.

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 11, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun;...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 11, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 13

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 13, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun;...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 13

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 13, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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7 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Lackawanna County, PA

7 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Lackawanna County, PA

If you’re looking for a fun day trip for your family or a weekend away, Lackawanna County, PA is a historic destination that is a less than 2-hour drive from New York City—and has plenty of family-friendly things to do for all four seasons. There a...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 10

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 10, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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Wegmans to Open in Brooklyn in the Fall, Provide Estimated 500 Jobs

Wegmans to Open in Brooklyn in the Fall, Provide Estimated 500 Jobs

The beloved, upstate-based supermarket chain is expected to open its first New York City location in Brooklyn at Brooklyn’s Navy Yard in the fall. The highly anticipated expansion will offer more than 500 jobs, including 150 full-time positions. Th...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 10

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 10, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun;...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 14

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 14, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-January 10

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, January 10, 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 pa...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 14

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 14, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun;...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 9

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 9, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; ...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 9

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 9, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the...

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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on January 9

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on January 15

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, January 15, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn on January 15

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn today, January 15, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Brooklyn's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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5 Reasons It's Okay to Indulge in 'Lazy Parenting'

5 Reasons It's Okay to Indulge in 'Lazy Parenting'

Sometimes parenting can feel overwhelming, so one parent is here to say it’s okay to be a “lazy parent”. James Breakwell, author of “Bare Minimum Parenting: The Ultimate Guide to Not-Quite Ruining Your Child,” shares five things you can do to slow ...

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Sylvan Learning CenterNow Offering SAT & ACT Practice Tests Every Saturday

Sylvan Learning CenterNow Offering SAT & ACT Practice Tests Every Saturday

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Warby Parker Expands Partnership with NYC Department of Education to Give Kindergarten-First Graders Free Eyeglasses

Warby Parker Expands Partnership with NYC Department of Education to Give Kindergarten-First Graders Free Eyeglasses

To help more kids see in school, Warby Parker is continuing its partnership with the New York City Department of Education to distribute free glasses to over 100,000 students in more than 200 Community Schools. The two joined forces in 2015, and no...

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The Long Island Science Center Opens in Riverhead

The Long Island Science Center Opens in Riverhead

The Long Island Science Center will celebrate the Grand Opening of its Riverhead location on Thursday, Jan. 17, complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4pm. The much-anticipated opening comes after a two-year hiatus, following a temporary reloc...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-January 9

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, January 9, 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 par...

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Why Art Was Added to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

Why Art Was Added to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education

For many years, STEM education was the hot topic, but these days it's STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) education. So why was art added to STEM education in schools, at-home DIY kids, and crafting books? Read on to learn why, ...

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The Brooklyn Green School Opens in North Crown Heights

The Brooklyn Green School Opens in North Crown Heights

The Brooklyn Green School is now enrolling in North Crown Heights. The Brooklyn middle school has an active-driven mission and will use an integrated curriculum that is focused on sustainability, including environmental issues and justice concerns....

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on January 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, January 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun;...

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Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Looking to plan an awesome weekend packed with fun for the whole family? Whether you are planning a day trip in close to the New York metro area or are looking for kid-friendly fun that's close to home, we've got you covered! There’s a lot of kid-f...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-January 13

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, January 13, 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 pa...

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Where to Ski and Snowboard in the Northeast

Where to Ski and Snowboard in the Northeast

Our skiing and snowboarding guide includes resorts and mountains just outside of the New York metropolitan area, to the slopes of Connecticut, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. Beginner lessons and kid-friendly sl...

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Where to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the New York City Area

Where to Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the New York City Area

Celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a variety of events and memorials in your community. Here are some suggestions of where to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in the New York City area with your family.

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In the Magazine: January 2019

In the Magazine: January 2019

Our January issue is jam-packed with info to take with you into the new year, like skincare products that double for mom and baby, how to make outer space slime with your young ones, and how to 'not quite ruin your child.' Our feature pieces cover ...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Tri-M Music Honor Society Raises $1,300 for Hungry for Music

Academy of the Holy Angels Tri-M Music Honor Society Raises $1,300 for Hungry for Music

Financial constraints can make music lessons seem like an unattainable luxury for some children. In an effort to effect change, the Tri-M Music Honor Society at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, recently raised $1,300 for Hung...

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10 Superfoods to Help Your Child Fight Cough Season

10 Superfoods to Help Your Child Fight Cough Season

Every parent wants to keep their family healthy during flu and cough season. You might have tried all the traditional means of preventing common childhood illnesses, but have you thought of checking out your child's diet for ways to keep them healt...

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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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Is It Time for Your Family to Move to a New Home, Town, or Neighborhood?

Is It Time for Your Family to Move to a New Home, Town, or Neighborhood?

The signs might be right in front of you: Maybe you and your family are feeling totally squished into a too-small apartment or perhaps your children are getting ready to start school and you aren’t sure your local school district is right for your ...

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Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn on January 13

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn today, January 13, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Brooklyn's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in th...

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Anya's Art Room Kicks Off New Semester in January

Anya's Art Room Kicks Off New Semester in January

On Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, Anya's Art Room will kick off its new winter session at its home studio in South Riverdale, Bronx. The semester will end on April 16, 2019. Classes for kids ages 7 and 8 will take place from 3:30pm-4:30pm on Mondays and cla...

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CAMP Toy Store Opens Near Union Square

CAMP Toy Store Opens Near Union Square

The CAMP store, a summer camp-themed, novelty toy store recently opened on Fifth Avenue. It’s more than just a toy store though. The family-friendly NYC store also boasts a number of kid-friendly games, interactive experiences, and classes.

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Indoor and Outdoor Ice-Skating Rinks in the New York Area

Indoor and Outdoor Ice-Skating Rinks in the New York Area

Find indoor and outdoor ice-skating rinks in the New York area, including New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, Bergen County, NJ, and Fairfield County, CT.

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Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum Announces Kids Week in February

Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum Announces Kids Week in February

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host its annual Kids Week festival from Sunday, Feb. 17–Saturday, Feb. 23. During Kids Week, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun-filled activities, live animal shows, hands-on...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-January 14

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, January 14, 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 pa...

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Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Introduces STEAM Programs

Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School Introduces STEAM Programs

This September, Monsignor McClancy Memorial High School in East Elmhurst introduced a variety of STEAM initiatives into the curriculum, with exciting programs and speakers to come in January. Some of the new initiatives at the Queens Catholic schoo...

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Cerebral Palsy Soccer Now Offering Indoor Team in Manhattan

Cerebral Palsy Soccer Now Offering Indoor Team in Manhattan

Following the successful programs in New Jersey, Houston, Mid-Atlantic, and most recently Brooklyn this September, Cerebral Palsy Soccer (CP Soccer) is forming an NYC team in Manhattan. Cerebral Palsy (CP) Soccer is a non-profit founded to help the...

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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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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on January 13

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The National Museum of Mathematics Extends Math Outreach Program to Encourage Early Math Fluency

The National Museum of Mathematics Extends Math Outreach Program to Encourage Early Math Fluency

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) in Nomad is continuing its innovative math outreach program, MoMath 2 Go: the Family Math Initiative, with a partnership with the Long Island Explorium in Port Jefferson. This program is designed to help ...

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Titi Fund of New York and Operation Warm Partner to Provide Coats to 5,000 Kids in Need

Titi Fund of New York and Operation Warm Partner to Provide Coats to 5,000 Kids in Need

The Titi Fund of New York provided 5,000 brand new coats to students in need, in partnership with Operation Warm, a national nonprofit dedicated to providing brand new winter coats to children. All 31 schools on the Operation Warm wish list within...

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What are Social-Emotional Skills and Why Are They Important for Children’s Development

What are Social-Emotional Skills and Why Are They Important for Children’s Development

As parents and caregivers, we tirelessly seek ways to ensure that our children are happy, healthy, and successful. Some parents place a strong emphasis on academic achievement, while others focus significantly on extracurricular activities such as ...

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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

There’s a lot to do this weekend with your family, whether you're planning a day trip that's close to New York City or are looking for the best things to do with kids in Manhattan this weekend. After all, weekends are the best because you get to sp...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on January 12

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, January 12, 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 p...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on January 13

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, January 13, 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 p...

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