July 13-Sept. 8 'Wanda's Monster,' A Family Musical Vineyard Theatre, Upper East Side, Manhattan Back by popular demand, this musical, based on the award-winning children's book by Eileen Spinelli, introduces an imaginative little girl and her unexpected bond with a fuzzy purple monster as she learns acceptance and friendship. Features music and lyrics by singer, songwriter, and superstar children's recording artist Laurie Berkner. Best for children 2-10 years old.
Top 20 Activities for Kids
Friday, June 28
• See and feed real butterflies and search for them in nature in Rockland (also on Saturday and Sunday)
After a $10 million renovation and lots of help from volunteers, NYC's iconic Coney Island has reopened this summer, just five months after Superstorm Sandy barreled through the seaside destination last fall. Get ready for a summer of eager seals at the NY Aquarium, family-friendly boardwalk attractions, fun amusement park rides, and much more!