Karli Petrovic

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens this April

(Mar. 29, 2012) - Want to know what fun things are happening in Queens? Check out these 8 low-cost events for kids and families, including Easter egg hunts, QSO's Arts and Music Festival, and a few ways to celebrate Earth Day.

Meningitis: Rare, Serious, but Preventable

(Mar. 19, 2012) - Bacterial meningitis is a rare but deadly disease that’s often misdiagnosed as something less serious because early symptoms may resemble a cold or the flu. Before you send your kids off to camp, where there’s a higher risk of infection, get the facts on prevention.

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens this March

(Feb. 28, 2012) - Looking for fun and affordable things to do with your kids in Queens this March? We've got details on the 10 not-to-be-missed family events in the borough this month, including outdoor events that celebrate spring, cultural concerts and theater, and the Ringling Bros. return.

Fun Outdoor Events to Celebrate Spring in Queens

(Feb. 28, 2012) - Get outside! Celebrate the start of spring this March with these fun family events in Queens. The parks and gardens come back to life this month, offering kids and families the opportunity to reconnect with nature and get some healthy outdoors time while having fun together.

Top 10 Things to Do in Queens this February

(Jan. 27, 2012) - Looking for fun and affordable family events? If you're in Queens, you're in luck! We've rounded up the top 10 things to do with your kids this February, including seeing Bjork in concert, hanging out with Muppets, celebrating Valentine's Day, and more.

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens this January

(Jan. 06, 2012) - Want fun and low-cost things to do in Queens with your kids this month? We've got you covered! Get details on family-friendly theater and shows, museum programs and exhibits, and MLK Day events happening in January.

Pet Paradise

(Dec. 15, 2011) - PetSmart® opened new stores in Boerum Hill and Canarsie that feature PetSmart Charities Adoption Centers. PetSmart Charities work with local animal welfare organizations such as Brooklyn Animal Foster Network to help find lifelong homes for homeless pets.

Family Treasures

(Dec. 09, 2011) - Mimi's Treasures, a new children's boutique that opened in Pearl River on October 1, offers "a little bit of everything," according to owner Kelly Maris.

Party Like a Roxxtar

(Dec. 09, 2011) - Matt Krass, also known as Matty Roxx, now offers guitar lessons for kids and birthday entertainment for kids parties throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

Bounce! for Charity

(Dec. 09, 2011) - Bounce! Trampoline Sports in Valley Cottage raised $3,500 for four local charities during the business's Grand Opening celebration, which was attended by Disney star Jake T. Austin of Clarkstown.

Secrets to Successful Co-Parenting

Secrets to Successful Co-Parenting

(Dec. 01, 2011) - You've heard it all before: Divorce hits the kids hardest. Parents and experts agree that kids suffer less when both parents remain active in their children's lives. Here are some tricks and tips to ensure that each family member stays sane and happy.

Top Things to Do with Kids in Queens - December 2011

(Nov. 29, 2011) - Looking for fun and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens? We've hand-picked the best children's events from our December 2011 calendar, including performances of "The Nutcracker" and other holiday shows, craft activities that celebrate the season, and an amazing acrobatic display at Queens Theatre near the end of the month.

ShopForCharityNow.com Gifts Help Autism-related, Parkinson's, and Other Charities

(Nov. 14, 2011) - Holiday shopping and helping a charity of your choice has never been so easy. Read on for ways to help ShopForCharityNow.com donate money to your favorite cause whenever you shop for brand name gifts through their website.

World Vision Gifts that Benefit the Free Wheelchair Mission

(Nov. 14, 2011) - This holiday season help out a child with a physical disability somewhere around the world. By donating money through World Vision gifts, you can help the Free Wheelchair Mission assist kids in need.

Bloomingdale's Gifts that Support Children with Special Needs

(Nov. 14, 2011) - From teddy bears to celebrity-designed ornaments, Bloomingdale's has gifts that give back. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and the department store will donate profits to the Child Mind Institute.

Baby Gardner Gifts that Benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital

(Nov. 14, 2011) - From vintage baby mobiles to felt baby shoes, Baby Gardner has gifts that give back. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and 5% of all their online sales for the year will be donated to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Gifts that Benefit Kids in Need

(Nov. 14, 2011) - From bunny blankets to a football-shaped savings bank, St. Jude's has gifts that help support their children's research hospital. Purchase any of the following presents this holiday season and the profits benefit the kids with various special needs that come to St. Jude's for assistance.

Holiday Gifts to Benefit Westchester Charity Organization, Guiding Eyes for the Blind

(Nov. 14, 2011) - Want to make a holiday gift purchase that helps a local charity? Consider one of the festive holiday cards from Guiding Eyes for the Blind, an organization based out of Yorktown Heights in Westchester County.

Barking Cat Studio Expands Arts & Craft Class Offerings

(Oct. 28, 2011) - Barking Cat Studio adds more arts and crafts classes that cater to tweens, teens, and adults.

Brooklyn Cupcake Offers a Twist on an Old Treat

(Oct. 28, 2011) - A new Williamsburg cupcakery offers unique flavors like flan and guava con queso to tres leches, inspiration drawn from the owners' Latin-and-Italian family background.

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