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It’s spooktacular!

Featured Event: Come rain or shine its the 13th annual Halloween event. Read more…

Don’t try to live through your child

Family Values: A wiser way to parent is to let your children seek their own path in life, says clinical psychologist Shefali Tsabary. Read more…

It’s murder and mayhem at the Mount Vernon Hotel and Museum Halloween Murder Mystery

Featured Event: Families with children 10 and older will have a ghoulishly good time trying to solve the crime in this fun interactive game on Oct. 21, 27, and 28. Read more…

Ten tips for choosing the right tutor for your child

Education: Tutors offer a wealth of educational resources for students who need remedial work, as well as for those who want academic enrichment and maintenance. Read more…

September’s top finds from Lyss Stern

Manhattan: Skincare products for mom and kids, unique jewelry, and help in the college and private school application processes are great finds for the back-to-school season. Read more…

Loads of fun, food, and history in Philadelphia and Gettysburg

Travel: These two historic Pennsylvania destinations have a lot to offer vacationing families. Read more…

Scary pumpkins and spooky scarecrows, oh my!

Featured Event: For the fright of their lives, the New York Botanical Gardens is the place to take your kids this fall season. Read more…

Good government: Brooklyn Tech High School student government wins the gold

Education: The National Association of Student Councils awarded this specialized high school the 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award. Read more…

Fun for all at Randall’s Island Harvest Festival

Featured Event: Come reap the bounty of the season and enjoy fun activities at the Urban Farm on Oct. 15! Read more…

Next gen of STEM Innovators garner awards

Three winners of the “Young Innovators to Watch” awards discuss their inventions and plans for the future. Read more…

Bilingual fun: 123 Andres workshop and performance at Flushing Town Hall

Featured Event: The artist brings his brand of bilingual education to Flushing on Oct. 14. Read more…

Scare up some fun: Tips to make your fall party a hit

Parties: Planning a bountiful harvest celebration or a creepy crawly Halloween party? Consider these spooktacular craft, game, and food suggestions. Read more…

Fun for everyone at New Families, New Traditions at Museum of Jewish Heritage

Featured Event: Enjoy a special performance by the musical group Yellow Sneakers on Oct. 15. Read more…

A ‘Dragon’ book signing at Thalia Kids Book Club

Featured Event: Children 8 to 12 enjoy a reading from the new novel and fun activities and games. Read more…

Why bullies rule and how to encourage kindness and empathy

Hot Topics: Bullying is still rampant in our schools and communities. So, where are we going wrong? Read more…

Winners of the 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Bookmaking Competition

Students from Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan take top honors in the annual contest. Read more…

Catch ‘Pinnochio’ at Puppetworks

Featured Event: The company presents its fall premier of the classic “Pinocchio,” now through Dec. 17. Read more…

New picture book tackles Halloween jitters

New & Noteworthy: The latest picture book from Cobble Hill, Brooklyn author-illustrator Tad Hills in the precious Duck & Goose series addresses the trepidation of the littlest trick-or-treaters. Read more…

Ward: Teach your children the right way to clean

Behavior Strategies: Cleaning expert Schar Ward has written the book on how to help your child develop a tidying habit that will pay a lifetime of dividends Read more…

Be the city: NYC masks are great DIY costume addition

New & Noteworthy: New collection of eight paper masks from Omy can be colored in and decorated by trick-or-treaters ages 3 and older. Read more…

Peter and the Wolf and other stories

Featured Event: Children of all ages enjoy this family friendly concert Read more…

Join the beat: South African Festival of Dance comes to Lehman Center

Featured Event: Two dynamic groups perform pulsating, rhythm-filled dance routines to get the whole family up and out of their seats on Oct. 8. Read more…

Brooklyn celebrates Columbus with 18th Avenue parade

Featured Event: The whole family will enjoy the Oct. 7 procession. Read more…

Nail polish for girls washes off

New & Noteworthy: The new water-and-soap-soluble nail polish from Parisian brand Nailmatic Kids gives girls the fun of a manicure without the chemicals. Read more…

Fairy good idea

New & Noteworthy: The Irish Fairy Door Company has created the interactive Worry Plaque, to encourage children to surrender their concerns to a winged magical creature. Read more…

Monster mash-up

New & Noteworthy: James Crowley’s latest novel for tweens features a top-secret government area inhabited by supernatural creatures. Read more…

Kids get creativve at the Creativity Lab

Featured Event: Drop in and explore your creative side at the Brooklyn Museum Read more…

Queens County Farm Museum bursting with fun fall activities

Featured Event: Celebrate the season with mazes, haunted houses, and hay rides all month long. Read more…

It’s hot, hot, hot at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper Festvial

Featured Event: Get ready for the hottest event in town on Oct. 1. Read more…

Be watchful for new routines and arrangements for your children

Letter from the Publisher: A change of season and a new school year bring the need to make new choices for your family Read more…

Get medieval: Festival comes to Fort Tryon Park

Featured Event: It’s fun for all ages on Oct. 1. Read more…
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