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Adding her story to history

The Book Worm: Eight to 12 year olds reading “She Stood for Freedom” by Loki Mulholland will learn how important it is to stand up for themselves — and others. Comment

Drawing inspiration

The Book Worm: Creative kids ages 7 to 14 will love exploring the young lives of famous creators Pablo Picasso, Dr. Seuss, and others in “Kid Artists” by David Stabler. Comment

Six tips for a successful family-owned business

Ask Dr. Karyn: Family-run businesses are complex and face unique challenges. Here is what people involved with mom-and-pops need to know to be successful. Comment

Choose a guardian for your children

Ask an Attorney: Preparing and executing a Last Will and Testament and Designation of Standby Guardian now can save your family time and expense in emergency situations. Comment

Don’t miss the antics on Atlantic

Featured Event: Enjoy a whole day of shopping, schmoozing, and activities at the annual Atlantic Antic street festival on Sept. 25. Comment

Break the code with author Gene Luen Yang

Featured Event: Children 8 to 12 years old can experience the new book “Secret Coders” with a reading and author discussion on Sept. 25. Comment

Discover the original Breukelen

Featured Event: Learn about the borough’s agricultural roots at the Wyckoff House Museum on Sept. 24. Comment

Get crafty

Featured Event: Families will enjoy the yearly Craft and Fine Arts Festival on Sept. 24 and 25, featuring professional craftsman and art esperts as well as hands-on activities, demonstrations, and entertainment. Comment

Bug out for Roald Dahl Weekend

Featured Event: Inspired by “James and the Giant Peach,” families can create pop-up books and meet live insects at Wave Hill on Sept. 24 and 25 in honor of late author Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday celebration. Comment

Meet George Washington

Featured Event: Learn all about the Revolutionary War’s Battle of Brooklyn — in Manhattan. Comment

Erin Go Bragh!: Irish Cultural Festival

Featured Event: Explore Irish culture at the festival at the Children Museum of the Arts on Sept. 18. Comment

Farm Fresh Festival

Featured Event: Discover farming in Manhattan on Sept. 17. Comment

Jesters, jugglers, and jousting, oh my!

Featured Event: Travel back in history to enjoy the Renaissance at the Medieval Festival on Sept. 18. Comment

Chew, chew!: Get back on the nutrition track

Good Sense Eating: Here are eight ways to help busy parents plan healthy meals, so children can do their best in the classroom. Comment

Get Hooked on fun

Featured Event: Head to Erie Basin Park on Sept. 17 to celebrate Red Hook. Comment

The Brooklyn Book Children’s Festival is back!

Featured Event: Children of all ages can enjoy fun reading adventures with their favorite authors on Sept. 17. Comment

Have a blast in the past

Featured Event: Learn all about the daily lives of children in the Middle Ages on Sept. 17. Comment

Dahlicious Delights!

Featured Event: Enjoy a sundae bar, games, and readings to celebrate the 100th birthday of author Roald Dahl. Comment

Take note

New & Noteworthy: A back-to-school writing tablet that will be the envy of their peers, the Hidden Pencil Notebooks from the Museum of Modern Art have the eponymous writing instrument cleverly nestled into their front covers. Comments (1)

Crafting 101

New & Noteworthy: The new book “Project Kid: Crafts that Go!” from craft guru Amanda Kingloff has transportation-themed ideas for DIY toys, projects, and home decor pieces. Comment

Go fly a kite!

Featured Event: Watch your kite take flight and soar over the Manhattan skyline at the annual Kite Festival in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Sept. 10. Comment

‘The Tempest’

Featured Event: Older teens will enjoy this last Shakespeare play, running from Sept. 9 to 18. Comment

It’s the Bike Jumble

Featured Event: Bicycle enthusiasts can test, browse, and buy at this annual flea market on Sept. 10. Comment

Playing for keeps

New & Noteworthy: When kids misplace their jackets, lunchboxes, and notebooks, the Minestamp increases the chances of the lost items being returned. Comment

‘Peace on Your Wings’ soars

Featured Event: This uplifting musical showing Sept. 9 and 10 is based on a true story and is appropriate for all ages. Comment

Little Makers

Featured Event: Tots and their families learn about science in fun workshops Comment

Go with the grain

New & Noteworthy: The new Wayfarer Pack from LL Bean combines the company’s legendary sturdy construction with hipster style. Comment

Leveling back-to-school anxiety

Healthy Living: Tips to help kids who absolutely dread school because they suffer from anxiety. Comment

Enjoy a day on the water

Featured Event: Paddlers of all ages can enjoy a day kayaking and canoeing on Sept. 5. Comment

Screen time, families, and children

Letter from the Publisher: Parents have to set the example, and, personally, one sees far too many parents concentrating on their own screens rather than on their children. Comments (1)

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