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Folktales with a twist

Featured Event: Old favorites with a jazzy twist at Flushing Town Hall. Comment

Bugged out at the New York Hall of Science

Featured Event: A fun day of bugs, bugs, and more bugs at the Hall of Science on July 24. Comment

One-horned dream team

New & Noteworthy: A herd of plush Zoonicorns — characters from Mark Lubratt’s hardcover book, “Buffy Meets the Zoonicorns” and his e-books on — are perfectly portable for family vacations. Comment

Triumphing over dyslexia

Healthy Living: Award-winning comedian and actress Whoopi Goldberg discussed her struggles and victories living with dyslexia at Hunter College. Comment

Get splashing at Asphalt Green

Featured Event: Beat the heat under the annual Sprinkler Day on July 23. Comment

Story time in the park

Featured Event: Listen to authors read their books, then do a fun craft at the Fort Greene Park. Comment

Pieces of family history

New & Noteworthy: Our NYC Floor Puzzle, illustrated by Jane Archer, is a colorful map of all five boroughs and features landmarks and points of interests to enjoy with the whole family. Comment

A closer look at our gun laws

Ask an Attorney: The massacre at in an Orlando club has prompted this attorney to take a closer look at the gun laws of New York State. Comment

Discover the creatures that share our planet

Featured Event: Maria Hernandez Park hosts the Wildlife Theater from the Central Park Zoo on July 19. Comment

Get up and Go this summer

Featured Event: Health, fitness, and fun for children in this class offered by the City Parks Foundation through Aug. 19. Comment

Strolling through the museum

Featured Event: Take the Stroller Tour strictly for parents and young babies at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Comment

A rip-cord good time

Featured Event: Children can try their hand at this fun obastacle course, every Sunday through Aug. 28, at Alley Pond Park. Comment

A night of music

Featured Event: The best young musicians from across the country come to Carnegie Hall on July 14. Comment

Discover your talents

Featured Event: Children explore arts and crafts at the Children’s Museum of Art’s outpost on Governors Island. Comment

Super science

Featured Event: High School students can increase their science knowledge at this free two-week course at St. Francis College. Comment

Barefoot and dancing

Featured Event: The whole family will enjoy a dance lesson, live entertainment, and a pow-wow on July 7 at the Van Cortlandt House Museum lawn. Comment

Get up and dance, dance, dance

Featured Event: Children 6 to 10 can learn a few fun steps from Dancing Classrooms on July 9. Comment

Don’t miss the Giglio lift

Featured Event: Enjoy the food, faith, the music and community at the Mount Carmel Giglio Italian Festival July 6 through 17. Comment

New Orleans sound on the shore

Featured Event: Davina and the Vagabonds performs at On Stage at Kingsborough at a free concert on July 9. Comment

Egg-citing discovery

New & Noteworthy: Not every Easter egg needs to be filled with candy. This large dinosaur egg replica will reveal a tiny T-Rex as the child excavates, restores, and paints this fascinating fossil. Comment

Family Art Project

Featured Event: Explore the grounds and your artistic talents at Wave Hill Family Art Project weekend. Comment

Sounds like America!

New & Noteworthy: Celebrate July 4th with the latest CD of children’s music from The Hollow Trees, “Hello Friend,” which is rich with folk, bluegrass, jug band, and country music. Comment

Friday Night Fireworks are back

Featured Event: Enjoy this time-honored borough tradition at Luna Park through Aug. 27. Comment

Make your own souvenir!

Featured Event: Explore your artistic talents and create New York City souvenirs in this fun workshp from July 1 through 31. Comment

Cherishing peace and freedom

Letter from the Publisher: This Fourth of July, reflecting on tragedies of the world, and whether it is right to talk to our children about this serious subject. Comment

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