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Crowd favorites like Hamilton, Wicked, and The Lion King are returning as soon as Sept. 14 at the Ri
Here are the funniest parenting memes from Instagram, Facebook, and Reddit this week.
You can order the six original American Girl dolls—Kirsten, Molly, Felicity, Samantha, Addy, and Jos
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Teacher Appreciation Week was the first week of May, so we asked parents what they appreciate most a
Here are some homemade gift ideas, activities, dinner ideas, and more for celebrating Mother's Day i
Dwight School's Lab Camp launches this summer.
Here are some fun Sesame Street resources to help you and your family celebrate Earth Day this year.
Here's how to celebrate graduation in 2021 in a way that's safe and will make all guests feel comfor
Here's what you need to know about the reopening of Luna Park at Coney Island—including park hours a
We've rounded up what's new at the businesses that make your lives easier as parents, from karate cl
The new resources released by ABCs of Racial Literacy are designed to help families have difficult c
Here's how to apply to NYC Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).
In response to revised CDC guidance to shorten social distancing for kids in school from six feet to
Van Leeuwen is handing out free ice cream bars in Union Square and Domino Park on Saturday and Sunda
Create your own ideal donut-topping combination at Duck Donuts in Paramus—one of few locations in th
Goldfish Swim School—an aquatic facility offering year-round indoor swim classes for kids—is opening
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his plan to open New York City public schools "fully" in September wi
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Here's when each of the Six Flags parks opens and when you can begin making ticket reservations.
YouTube's newest setting MyFamily will launch in early beta and give parents more control over what
NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will resign and will be replaced by the first-ever Black wom
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ARTECHOUSE's newest exhibit opens March 1.
Dr. Fauci says children as young as first graders may be able to be vaccinated by September.
American Girl's Conversation for Change amplifies diverse voices.
Here's how you can apply to the Long Island Arts Alliance (LIAA) 2020-2021.
Here's the schedule of events for the rest of the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum's Kids Week.
Here's how you can enter LEGOLAND New York's LEGO Big Red Dino naming contest now.
The Winter Village at Bryant Park will remain open through March this year.
Bryant Park Winter Village Kids Week is Feb. 16-19 this year.
You can watch Michelle Obama's new children's cooking show "Waffles + Mochi" on Netflix beginning Ma
Including You is a nonprofit, peer-to-peer mentorship program to help underserved youth and children
Here are the NYC restaurants with big, spacious dining rooms that allow for socially distanced indoo
NYC families with students enrolled in full-time remote learning can now sign up for free child care
Here are the pizza places offering National Pizza Day deals in New York.
Digital Equity Now provides a device, a hot spot WiFi package, and fifteen hours of tech education t
Here's how to enter Juicy Juice's Happy Artist Contest to see your child's art featured on juice box
Here's what you need to know about Bill de Blasio's NYC Recovery for All—a plan to get New York City
Here's how you can apply for the NYC Public School Film Festival as well as the rules of the contest
IKEA opened to the public in the Rego Center shopping mall on Jan. 11. It's hours are
Here's where you can stream The Muppet Show with Crystal Gayle, Steve Martin, Elton John, Liza Minne
Here are some at-home valentine's day ideas for the perfect date night in a pandemic.
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Here's what the 46th Presidential Inauguration will look like and how you can celebrate with your fa
23 Black history movies for kids that you can stream right now that address race, civil rights, segr
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza announced that the NYC Gifted and Talented test will co
American Girl's 2021 Girl of the Year is Kira Bailey—a 10-year-old from Michigan who cares deeply fo
The NYC middle and high schools admissions processes will undergo changes regarding screening in ord
Sesame Workshop welcomes its first Rohingya Muppets to support children and families affected by th
Industry City's new heated outdoor dining experience is the largest in NYC and offers takeout from 3
NYC Schools Chancellor Chancellor Richard Carranza sent a letter to parents earlier today stating th
Here are the best things to do with kids in NYC when schools are closed for winter break.
From Scratch to C#, here are some coding languages that will get your kids excited about software en
Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza release a plan for dealing with COVID-19 learning loss and a
Nyack's Winter Wanderland invites families to safely enjoy pleasures this holiday—like sidewalk shop
The Children's Museum of Manhattan is expanding to a former church at 361 Central Park West.
As part of Sesame Workshop's Caring for Each Other initiative, Sesame Workshop released a new series
These are the coolest places in NYC to take family photos in 2021.
Here are some ideas for saying goodbye to 2020 and celebrating new year's eve in a safe and fun way
The American Museum of Natural History's 49th annual Origami Holiday Tree goes on display starting W
Here's a list of ideas for celebrating Christmas during a pandemic.
Here's how you can talk to kids about missing loved ones, manage holiday disappointments, manage you
FAO Schwarz is transforming its in-store experiences to incorporate social distancing and to include
Schools chancellor Richard A. Carranza said that all NYC public schools will close for in-person lea
These are the holiday markets in the NYC area that are still on for 2020 and some that now allow for
The NYC Public School 2020-2021 calendar year will include both online learning and in-person instru
Here are our favorite kids ugly Christmas sweaters of 2020 from Etsy, Target, Walmart, Amazon, Tipsy
Make your 16-year-old feel special despite the pandemic with these ideas for a Sweet Sixteen celebra
Here are some Thanksgiving activities for kids provided by the amazing businesses in our area and so
NBC's musical production of The Grinch will air on Dec. 9 at 8pm EST on NBC.
Updated Nov. 8: NYC’s observation decks will remind you of that wonder when you can feast your eyes
Helping out the hungry this Thanksgiving is more important than ever before. Here are the food banks
Here's where to get the best family Christmas pajamas for the 2020 holiday season.
These easy-to-use video chat devices make it simple to connect with loved ones from afar and make it
Updated Dec. 16, 2020: New York during Christmas is home to a festival of holiday lights. Whether Ro
It’s still possible to have a good Thanksgiving this year—while also staying safe with these Thanksg
New York City's Open Storefronts program—which is slated to begin Oct. 30—will allow storefront busi
Nick News: Kids Pick the President will be cast across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, and Nicktoons and be a
Is Halloween a holiday this year? What Halloween activities are safe for my family? Here's what to d
The most popular halloween costumes for kids change each year. Find out which ones are trendy for 20
A new study from Oxford Academic's Sleep Research Society suggests that touchscreens and televisions
Updated Oct. 5: Navigating the reopening of Westchester, Rockland, Long Island, and NYC and how to s
BASIS Independent Schools are expanding their campuses in both Brooklyn and Manhattan for the 2021-2
The New York Public Library released a list of 125 Books We Love for Teens to help inspire teens to
Whether you want a day trip or a weekend getaway, there are plenty of places to see fall foliage in
Three free meals for kids are available per day from the NYC Department of Education at over 400 loc
Experts reflect on their experiences with telehealth services, what kinds of appoints work best and
BOO at the ZOO 2020 begins on Thursday, Oct. 1 and will run every Thursday-Sunday through Nov. 1 (in
Big SNOW is the only indoor, year-round ski resort in North America and opened at American Dream Mal
A Sesame Street podcast is coming to Audible in October with episodes releasing every Tuesday and Th
Chelsea Market now offers outdoor dining on 15th and 16th Streets with socially distanced tables.
Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink in Central Park's operating season is coming to a close and it has
Saved by the Max, the pop-up carry out experience inspired by Save by the Bell, is open Aug. 20-Aug.
Henry says he brought his pet ducks and chickens to the fair last year, so he was inspired to bring
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Here are some virtual gyms offering virtual fitness classes and kids exercise videos for at-home gym