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Bringing arts to those in need

Columbia University’s Teachers College is partnering with ProjectArt to bring free arts education to students in communities that need after-school programs. Comment.

Students reap delicious, vitamin-rich rewards

Farm to Preschool programs give children access to fresh school meals, garden activities, farm field trips, and hands-on food lessons. Comment.

Celebrate the harvest

Featured Event: Learn history of food and usher in autumn at the Fall Festival on Oct. 17. Comment.

Weekend fun for families

Featured Event: Enjoy fun interactive events and special performances at Carnegie Hall. Comment.

Concerns about childhood asthma

Being told your child has asthma can be a scary thing to hear, but it doesn’t have to be. There are many ways you can help your child manage their disease and enjoy an active lifestyle. Comment.

Could this be bulimia?

If you are wondering if your child is overly focused on food and weight, and might be at risk for the eating disorder, watch for the following seven signs. Comment.

Positively powerful role models

Two of the many courageous survivors of breast cancer are using their experiences to help others. Comments (1).

As American as apple pie

Featured Event: You’ll have the chance to bake a pie in Lefferts Historic Homestead’s outdoor fire hearth on Oct. 11. Comment.

Home alone — ready or not?

Ten quick tips to help you navigate the decision to let your child stay home without adult supervision. Comment.

See the Pirate King

Featured Event: Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic operetta “Pirates of Penzance” lands at New York City Center on Oct. 15 and 16. Comment.

Discipline is a four-letter word: L-O-V-E

Children now are living in a time when they need their parents to have the courage to step in, say “no,” and make unpopular decisions. Comment.

Telling their stories

Three young women affected by domestic abuse share their experiences to help other teens affected by this prevalent issue. Comments (1).

Pink from head to toe

Featured Event: Enjoy “Pinkalicious, The Musical,” based on the best-selling childrne’s book, “Pinkalicious.” Comment.

Overcoming the fear of failure

Some people suffer from atychiphobia, or a fear of failure, and will let that hold them back from trying new activities or learning a new topic in school. Comment.

Making changes, one behavior at a time

Special Child: To get your family motivated to make healthy lifestyle changes, begin by focusing on one behavior at a time and make changes in a fun, collaborative way. Comment.

Halloween fun at Luna Park

Featured Event: Enjoy all the treats the amusement park is serving up now through Nov. 1. Comment.

Celebrate your bump-kin

New & Noteworthy: This Halloween, disguise your baby bump as a jack-o’-lantern, with this cotton-blend shirt from DJammar Maternity. Comment.

Ghoulish gatherings

Halloween parties are a great way to get the generations to bond and enjoy some spooky fun together. Comment.

All Hallows Zzzzs

New & Noteworthy: This handy, supremely comfortable sleeper suit is a must-have for Halloween night, when baby is tired of wearing his adorable, but irksome costume. Comment.

Wave your wand into a mysical world

Featured Event: Enjoy magic, music and nature in this Family Art project. Comment.

Let’s go Deutsch!

New & Noteworthy: Share your love of oompah bands, pretzels, and all other things Oktoberfest with a lederhosen costume for your toddler. Comment.

‘Ballet Folklorico de Mexico’

Featured Event: Families will be enthralled by the dancing, music, and fanfare of of this dance event at the Lehman Center for the Performing Arts. Comment.

Journey along the rivers

Featured Event: “River Songs” at the Waterfront Museum Barge on Oct. 3 features stories and music from historic American waterways and the people who worked on them to build our nation. Comment.

Walk the gangplank with the Story Pirates

Featured Event: Children of all ages enjoy the sketch comedy of the Story Pirates, where dogs fly and anyting can happen. Comment.

Mammoth amount of fun

Featured Event: Enjoy the musical revue “Mammoth Follies” romp through history with giant puppets and fun sing-alongs on Oct. 4. Comment.

The trick to waiting

New & Noteworthy: Help your children manage their thrilling anticipation of Halloween with an adorable Pumpkin Countdown Calendar. Comment.

Jesters, jugglers, and jousting oh my!

Featured Event: Travel back in history to enjoy the Renaissance and medieval times. Comment.

Autumn in New York

Letter from the Publisher: The fall air is here. Comment.

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