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Featured Event: ‘La Belle Lost in the World of Automaton,’ is the classic story of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ played out in the engine room of a 1920s steam ship. Read more…

Grammy-nominated Best Childrens Album artists rock Symphony Space

Featured Event: The Best of Family Music Showcase highlights some of the year’s best music for kids at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater on Jan. 27. Read more…

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Ask an Attorney: College students in the United States have amassed a record amount of loan debt, that can be forgiven only in death — and only under certain circumstances. Read more…

‘The Perfect Monster’ invades a stage in Midtown

Featured Event: The tale of Sybil, a science nerd on a mission to find a ‘perfect’ friend, will fascinate audiences at TADA! Youth Theater. Read more…

Young parent, what’s in YOUR fridge?

Good Sense Eating: Moms and dads share how they feed their kids now and how they plan to serve up healthier meals in the new year. Read more…
Featured Event: Queens Botanical Garden hosts ‘Allergic to Salad’, a farm-to-table cooking experience offering healthy cuisine alternatives Read more…

Be vigilant about food allergies in your children

Allergies: Food allergies in children are on the rise, doubling in the past decade, to the point that one in every 13 children under age 18 has a food allergy. Read more…
Featured Event: Families can spend a day immersed in the historic Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, doing a variety of hands-on activities, including scavenger hunts and artifact exploration. Read more…

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

Family Health: Children are more susceptible to frostbite than adults, so take extra care to protect their extremities in frigid weather, and know how to treat it, if it does occur. Read more…
Therapies: There are many issues and emotions to be worked through when adopting an adolescent; learn what you can from therapists and other specialists BEFORE bringing the child into your family circle. Read more…
Schooling: Good homework habits should be fostered early, with parents setting a productive study environment and monitoring their children’s work — but never stepping in and doing it themselves. Read more…

Singer 1-2-3 Andres enchants young Long Island audience

Featured Event: Children will be inspired to learn through the 2016 Grammy Award-winner’s singing and dancing messages. Read more…
Behavior Strategies: Focusing on what your child does right, behavior-wise, is preferable to critiquing what he does wrong. Read more…
Featured Event: Children can explore the life and legacy of the late civil rights activist in a creative way in the Museum’s Craft Room. Read more…

Resolve to do better financially in the new year

Family Issues: To make the most of your money and finances, make some concrete, achievable resolutions as soon as 2018 begins — and stick to them. Read more…
Featured Event: Freedom Songs and Stories from across the globe honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at the Lefferts Historic Homestead. Read more…
Featured Event: Families celebrate the life of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,with songs, workshops, and more at BAM Read more…
Featured Event: Interactive songs, nursery rhymes, arts and crafts in two languages will fascinate young visitors to the Museum of Chinese America. Read more…

Wheel-y useful

New & Noteworthy: The combination backpack-and-wheeled-cart, Urban Mule, is a lifesaver for city parents who need a hand transporting laundry, groceries, and more. Read more…
Featured Event: Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or doll to the historic venue and learn about life in the 1830s. Read more…

One ‘Wild’ night

One ‘Wild’ night

New & Noteworthy: Inspired by Dan Gutman’s My Weird School book series, Miss Bernard is a Wild Card game will inject January’s family game nights with fun and laughter. Read more…

What a doll

New & Noteworthy: A line of dolls from Dr. Lisa Williams, including the confidently bespectacled Kennedy toy, encourages dreams, celebrates smarts, and reveals the “beauty in diversity.” Read more…
Featured Event: El Museu del Barrio is the culmination of ther El Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos parade along El Barrio’s streets on Jan. 5 Read more…

‘Love’ is in the air at Books are Magic

Featured Event: Author Matt de la Pena and illustrator Loren Long share their new picture book “Love” in readings at the Carroll Gardens bookstore on Jan. 9 Read more…

Historic joy

New & Noteworthy: Everything old is new again with vintage-style toys like the Plug & Play Joystick which makes it easy to show off the favorite Atari video games of your childhood to your little gamer. Read more…
Featured Event: There’s fun galore for families who explore art, techniques and more at the drop-in Creativity Lab, Sundays at the Brooklyn Museum Read more…

Twentieth year of publishing: Brooklyn Family hits two decades

Letter from the Publisher: In 2018 we celebrate the 20th year of the Brooklyn Family magazine, and all of the publications that have followed. Read more…
Featured Event: Tours will let young and old marvel at the variety of avian species flying through the green oasis. Read more…
Featured Event: Pause/Play plays host to a day of enercise, swimming, yoga and a disco dance party on Family Fit Day at the 14th Street Y—Downtown Jewish Life on Jan. 6. Read more…
Featured Event: Parents and kids of all ages can marvel at hard-charging, high-flying top bullriders compete for thousands in prize money at Madison Square Garden. Read more…

A new dance drama about ‘the bird of good fortune’ — the crested ibis — makes its New York debut

Featured Event: Families will enjoy ‘Soaring Wings,’ a study in dance about interdependence between human beings and nature on stage at the Dvid H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center Read more…
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