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Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Children

Five Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Your Children

Can you remember the last time you connected with the joy, compassion, and abundance our planet gives us? Or the last time you invited your children to show appreciation as well? If the answer is no, you are not alone. Most of us are so consumed by our work, family life, and our never-ending to-do lists that there is very little room for anything else.

Apr 20, 2018

Stuart's Fruit Farm Undergoes Decade-Long Protection Project

Stuart's Fruit Farm Undergoes Decade-Long Protection Project

Westchester Land Trust (WLT) underwent a decade-long, $3 million project to permanently protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers, NY, according to a press release. The conservation easement ensures that the farm’s 172 acres be used for agricultural purposes only. Had it not been placed, the land could have been sold for residential development.

Apr 20, 2018

Manhattan Preschool to Offer New Class

Manhattan Preschool to Offer New Class

43rd Street Kids Preschool is opening a half-day afternoon class for 3's and 4's in September 2018. Like our morning class, the afternoon session will include swim lessons, creative dance, music, art and gardening as part of our rich, play-based curriculum. The class will meet Monday through Friday from 1PM until 5PM. Early drop off at 12:30 and late pick up at 6PM are additional options. 43rd Street Kids Preschool had been providing high quality early childhood education, at affordable prices, for 30 years. We are more than just a school, we are an amazing community of parents, children and teachers. Applications for our new class are now available at our website.

Apr 20, 2018

Great Neck 12-Year-Old to Star in This Sunday's Episode of NBC's 'Genius Junior'

Great Neck 12-Year-Old to Star in This Sunday's Episode of NBC's 'Genius Junior'

Sebastian Lennox, the 12-year-old smarty pants from Great Neck, will be on this Sunday’s episode of “Genius Junior,” which is a one-hour competition series featuring the brightest children in America. Hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, the exciting new game show will test the intelligence of children ages 8 to 12 with increasingly difficult quiz questions, with the goal of being crowned ‘Genius Junior,’ according to a press release.

Apr 20, 2018

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.

Apr 02, 2018

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 all month long.

Feb 26, 2018


This Weekend's Kids & Family Activities in Bronx

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. Or, browse the NY Metro Parents' calendar for upcoming weekend family and children events.

Apr 18, 2018

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.

Mar 16, 2018

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.

Apr 20, 2018

Goat Yoga is Coming to Brooklyn!

Goat Yoga is Coming to Brooklyn!

Yoga with baby goats is coming to Brooklyn and we could not be more excited. You might have heard about this adorable trend on social media and now New Yorkers can give it a try first hand. Sharon and Aldo Boustani, founders of NY Goat Yoga started the concept at their Gilbertsville Farmhouse, and starting April 17 they will be bringing the class to Bushwick for a two-month stay. Children ages 12 and older are welcome to join the class that is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5pm and 7pm.

Apr 11, 2018

Children's Interactive Center to Open at the National Museum of the American Indian

Children's Interactive Center to Open at the National Museum of the American Indian

The imagiNATIONS Activity Center at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian will open on May 17th. Students will solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations. Visitors of all ages can explore these adaptions through a variety of hands-on activities.

Apr 06, 2018

Parent Craft Support System for New Parents Opens in Park Slope

Parent Craft Support System for New Parents Opens in Park Slope

Parent Craft, a community hub for new and expecting parents in Park Slope, recently opened its doors. The support system aims to bring together couples in the community who are about to become parents. Parent Craft is founding member of the Parent Craft Collective, a group of local businesses that offer a variety of services for new and expecting parents.

Apr 04, 2018

Elite Minds Montessori to Open Preschool in Carroll Gardens

Elite Minds Montessori to Open Preschool in Carroll Gardens

Elite Minds Montessori completed construction on its new preschool in January, and is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. The preschool’s curriculum will be dual-language, taught in French and English.

Apr 04, 2018