NYC’s Best Free Pools

By Nicole Goldstein

Beat the heat in the coolest way with swimming pools across the city

John Jay Pool Cool off this summer at one of New York City’s free public pools. Yes, you heard correctly, free! You and your family can enjoy a day full of splashing and water fun this summer! John Jay Pool Bronx Claremont Pool: There outdoors pool is open from June 27 through September 1 there is plenty of time to visit. From [more]

Sponsored Scoop: Teen Cooking Camp in Professional Kitchens

By New York Family

Don’t miss this great teen camp from the International Culinary Center, August 4-13

cooking If your teen's dream is to work in a professional kitchen, or they just love the idea of developing their culinary talents -- then the International Culinary Center's Cooking for Teens course --an intense, inspiring class for students ages 13-18-- is the perfect pick! This course requires zero experience. It's a technique-based class that will teach the skills to create meals [more]

Introducing The Marie-Chantal Nest Collection

By Nicole Goldstein

We’re in love with this angelic new line of baby clothes

Gold Angel Wing Velour Footie The internationally loved brand, Marie-Chantal has announced the launch of their Nest Collection- baby gifting and baby products!The Nest Collection includes Marie-Chantal’s angel wing onesises, velour bear suits, baby come home gifts, the nest bags, and many more loveable items. Have your babies looking fresh, chic, and playful! Gold Angel Wing Velour Footie Keep your baby snuggly and warm [more]

Sponsored Scoop: Only 3 chances left to see UNSUNG & HEROES!

By New York Family

Don’t miss your chance to see TADA! Youth Theater’s latest productions

tada sponsored Don't miss your chance to see TADA! Youth Theater's productions of "Unsung" and "Heroes" -- now through August 1! A WORLD PREMIERE dance-theater piece, "Unsung" and an original family musical, "Heroes" performed by kids for kids together at one performance with a brief pause in between the pieces. Check out our Show Companion for fun family activities and games! For more info on both [more]

Theatreworks USA’s “The Lightning Thief” Musical Is Here!

By Tiffany Lu

Thrilling and fun in equal measure, the kids will love this free new musical!

1604848_633596896726720_1453829253434885605_n Left to right: Annabeth, Percy, and Grover. Go on a heroic adventure through the world of modern Greek mythology with The Lightning Thief, Theatreworks USA’s new musical production based on the best-selling children’s book Percy Jackson & The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Lucille Lortel Theatre in Greenwich Village will be hosting all performances of the play for [more]

Sponsored Scoop: Manhattan Kumon Centers

By New York Family

Help your child dive into advanced math & reading with $25 off registration

kumon Kumon, the world’s largest after-school math and reading program, is offering a special 50 percent discount on registration to New York Family readers. Just use the code NYFAMILYWEB2014 at registration! The Kumon Method has helped millions of children achieve more than they ever thought they could. We believe it can help your child, too. At Kumon, your child will build skills that lead [more]