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Ex-pat estate planning: Five things non-U.S. citizens with children should consider

Ask an Attorney: For parents who are non-U.S. citizens, there are unanticipated events that can disrupt an otherwise documented estate plan. Read more…

Can summer camp and food allergies equal safety and fun?

Good Sense Eating: Whether your child attends sleep-away camp or day camp, food allergies can make you more nervous than usual. Here are some tips as you plan your child’s time away. Read more…

Desert dance: ‘Opus Cactus’ brings critters of the Southwest to New York

Featured Event: It’s the American Southwest like you have never seen before at the Joyce Theater from June 27 through July 16. Read more…

Changing your family’s bad habits

Healthy Living: We can all work harder to not fall into bad family habits, and overcome them when we do. Read more…

Bee-lieve it: Meet bees up close at Wave Hill

Featured Event: Join a bee keeper and horticultuiist and learn all about those pollinating bees at Wave Hill on June 24. Read more…

Kids Saturday Underground Railroad paper quilting workshop at Socrates Sculpture Park

Featured Event: Learn all about the Underground Railorad and make your own secret message on June 17. Read more…

Dads day: Bats, Brats, and Beer ballgame celebrates dear-old dad

Featured Event: Enjoy watching a vintage baseball game with the New York Mutuals on June 17. Read more…

Slam dunk: Basketball play ‘Bounce’ hits the court at Abraham Lincoln Playground

Featured Event: When a basketball player bound for stardom is benched, he turns to the game for help. Read more…

Fur flies! Four-legged friends strut their stuff in Pet Costume Day in Coney Island

Featured Event: Don’t miss this great day on the Boardwalk on June 10. Read more…

Double the fun: Open Ropes teaches Double-Dutch in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Featured Event: All ages and skill levels are welcome to these sessions held from June 7 to Aug. 30. Read more…

Hit the water: Kayaking trips from Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse open to all ages

Featured Event: Enjoy a day out on the water in this fun event from June 7 to Aug. 26. Read more…

Follow up that Leeds: Singer’s new album is a tribute to Kings County

New & Noteworthy: The latest album from the irrepressible Williamsburg singer-songwriter Joanie Leeds, “Brooklyn Baby!,” is inspired by her hometown with new songs such as “Subway,” “Stoop,” “Pizza,” and “Shayne Punim.” Read more…

Game changer: Portable diaper changing station helps out dads

New & Noteworthy: Two mompreneurs have created a portable diaper changing table that can be hung on the doors of bathroom stalls. Read more…

Get drawn in: ‘Chalk’ one-man show delights all ages at Kraine Theater

Featured Event: Charlie Chaplin meets Harold and the Purple Crayon on June 10. Read more…

‘Cinderella Samba:’ Puppet show brings Carnaval to Highland Park

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this fun performance on June 8. Read more…

Blast off with Tim Kubert and the Space Cadets concert

Featured Event: This fun concert featuring the Grammy award-winning songwriter and his band on June 8 will have everyone on their feet. Read more…

Spice up playtime: Taco trucks are a colorful alternative to typical playhouses

New & Noteworthy: A Brooklyn-based designer has created a line of realistic-looking, cardboard truck playhouses that fire up the imaginations of city kids as they serve up ice cream cones and tacos to their salivating customers. Read more…

Making a scene: Scene-making drop-in family program at Museum of the Moving Image

Featured Event: Create your own scene from a classic story, or an original story of your own, on June 3, 10, 17, and 24. Read more…

Enjoy summer storytime on the water at Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 3

Featured Event: Listen to stories read by librarians from the Brooklyn Public Library from June 6 to Aug. 2. Read more…

‘Cinderella Samba’ puppet show plays Queens parks

Featured Event: Children will enjoy this fun puppet show with new landscapes on June 4, 13, 16, 17, 22, and 26. Read more…

Dreaming big: ‘Sweetee’ at Pershing Square Signature Theatre Center

Featured Event: Families with children 10 and older will enjoy this musical about love, music, and dreams running from June 1 through June 18. Read more…

Beat the drum: Multicultural festival Drums Along the Hudson returns

Featured Event: Come together and enjoy dancers from Native American, Japanese, Brazilian, and Flamenco backgrounds at Inwood Hill Park on June 4. Read more…

History and music come alive in baroque concert at Mount Vernon Hotel Museum

Featured Event: Enjoy this outdoor garden concert, complete with complimentary beverages and museum tour, on June 20. Read more…

Here comes the son: New book spotlights ‘The Ring Bearer’

New & Noteworthy: Floyd Cooper’s latest children’s book, “The Ring Bearer,” is a lovely story about a young boy who rises to the occasion with the help of his new step-father and quick-thinking grandfather. Read more…

The changing role of dad

Letter from the Publisher: There has been an enormous change from years ago when many children hardly ever saw their working fathers. Read more…

‘Show Boat’ production docks at St. Patrick’s School

Featured Event: Families will enjoy this produciton of the Broadway smash musical on June 2, 3, and 4. Read more…
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