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Visit the City of Science

Featured Event: Enjoy a full day of hands on activities and learn about science on May 7. Comment.

Hands-on learning

Featured Event: There’s so much to learn at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Environmental Education Center. Comment.

Put on your Sunday clothes

Featured Event: Enjoy a production of “Hello Dolly!” at Edward R. Murrow High School on May 11, 12, 13 and 14. Comment.

Can you spell FUN?

Featured Event: Families will enjoy this heartfelt play about spelling, winning, and being a middle-schooler. Comment.

Transit Tots is here

Featured Event: Young children will enjoy morning stories and fun activities. Comment.

Joanie Leeds rocks the library

Featured Event: The Kindie rock sensation puts on a show-stopping performace at the Brooklyn Central branch on May 7. Comment.

Super sculptors

Featured Event: Children can meet local artists and create fun projects Saturdays from May 7 to 30. Comment.

Learn to ride!

Featured Event: Learn the joys of bike riding and get a helmet, while supplies last, at Kaiser Park. Comment.

Fleece fun at the farm

Featured Event: Learn all about spinning yarn, carding the wool, and makeing a felt ball to take home. Comment.

The big quiz

Featured Event: Put your brain to the test in this fast-paced live quiz game show on May 1. Comment.

Proudly we salute our writers and designers

Letter from the Publisher: New York Parenting won 12 editorial and design awards at Parenting Media Association’s annual awards dinner. Comment.

Is it sore or strep?

Family Health: Strep throat often has similar onset symptoms to the common cold or the flu. Telling the difference between the two isn’t always easy. Comment.

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: How do you get a good spot in the drive-thru? Comment.

What being the best really means

The Book Worm: In “The Quickest Kid in Clarksville” by Pat Zietlow Miller, readers 5 to 8 years old will see that, sometimes, losing means winning. Comment.

A boy and his raccoon

The Book Worm: Author Sheila Terman Cohen gives kids ages 8 to 12 a peek into Sterling North’s life and adventures with his beloved raccoon in “Sterling North and the Story of Rascal.” Comment.

Straight talk about online harassment

Growing Up Online: The best way to fortify kids is to talk — in advance — about what cyberbullying is, how to prevent it, and what can be done when it happens. Comment.