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Sweet home: Gingerbread House Workshop at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Featured Event: Learn from gingerbread expert Jon Lovitch to build a convection of your own. Read more…

Feet-uring friendship

New & Noteworthy: Brooklyn entrepreneur Hannah Lavon’s line of children’s mismatched socks come with a message that encourages kids to get to know others who are “different” because they just might make a friend. Read more…

Laurie Berkner’s holiday show at Concert Hall at New York Society for Ethical Culture

Featured Event: Join in the holiday spirit and sing along on Dec. 3. Read more…

Unique family tree

New & Noteworthy: “The Great Spruce” is a new children’s picture book about a grandfather and his grandson, who share a love for for a very special conifer. Read more…

Klezmer band Golem performs Hanuakkah concert at Kingsborough Community College

Featured Event: Celebrate the holiday with fun music on Dec. 4. Read more…

Kids can have Breakfast with the Animals at Central Park Zoo

Featured Event: Meet animal keepers and watch bears get their breakfast on Dec. 3. Then meet the penguins on Dec. 17. Read more…

‘Peter and the Wolf’ with Isaac Mizrahi at Guggenheim Museum

Featured Event: Children will enjoy this holiday version of the classic story, narrated by Isaac Mizrahi. Read more…

Living in a ‘blue’ state

Letter from the Publisher: After the surprising election results, New York is a blue state in more ways than one. Read more…

Holiday activities in historic Cape May, New Jersey

The beach town transforms into a twinkling Victorian Christmas village in November and December, offering plenty of holiday family fun. Read more…

Delicious real estate

New & Noteworthy: Healthier cookies from Dancing Deer Baking Company make Hanukkah and Christmas even sweeter. Read more…

Have breakfast with the penguins at the Bronx Zoo

Featured Event: Have a yummy breakfast and learn all about the webbed birds of the frozen Arctic on Dec. 3. Read more…

Babies, head trauma, and scans

Family Health: Pediatric emergency medicine physicians follow a strict protocol in determining whether a child with head trauma should receive a head scan. Read more…

Humbug: ‘The Most Miserable Christmas Tree’ on stage at Fort Hamilton

Featured Event: Meet Douglas Fir in this fun-filled musical taking the stage on Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, and 11. Read more…

Tree lighting and a visit from St. Nick at Queens Botanical Garden

Featured Event: Enjoy a day at the garden with tours, holiday performances, tree lighting, and a visit with Santa on Dec. 4. Read more…

Put technology away and play

Special activities that the whole family participates in can build lifelong memories for your children, and teach them important life skills. Read more…

‘Jacob Marley’s Christmas Carol’ at the Vanderbilt Museum a new spin on classic Dickens tale

Featured Event: Hear the beloved story from Jacob Marley’s perspective on Dec. 2, 3, and 4. Read more…