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    • Faye de Muyshondt's book, socialsklz:-) For Success, gives families the tools to learn how to manage social interactions—with plenty of fun in between the pages.

    • Our editor marvels at the very different public and private lives of his 9-year-old son.

    • Both Mom and Child Enjoy a True New York Experience: A Sleepover at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine

    • A Local Mom Reflects on the Last Day of School and the Lessons her Children Have Learned.

    • One New York City mom sends her teenage son to driving school, and hopes he learns a bit about life as well.

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    34th Annual Queens County Fair At The Queens County Farm Museum

    A traditional county fair in NYC? That’s right! Visit the Queens County Farm Museum this weekend for the 34th Annual... [more]

    Roald Dahl Weekend At Wave Hill

    Celebrate the centennial birthday of the iconic children’s book author Roald Dahl, this weekend at Wave Hill. The garden will... [more]

    Little Red Lighthouse Festival In Fort Washington Park

    Bring your family to the Little Red Lighthouse Festival in Fort Washington Park to enjoy food, music, and storytelling. The... [more]

    23rd Annual Bus Festival At The New York Transit Museum

    An annual NYC classic, the New York Transit Museum’s Bus Festival provides the perfect opportunity to introduce children to vintage... [more]

    Lower East Side Pickle Day

    In a pickle for what to do on Sunday? The Lower East Side Pickle Day will feature more than 20... [more]

    Red Hook Regatta At Valentino Pier

    Head to Red Hook this Sunday for the second annual Red Hook Regatta! Watch with hundreds of spectators as homemade,... [more]

    Kids Go Free At Madame Tussauds

    Madame Tussauds New York is inviting their younger fans to visit the wax museum in celebration of the new school... [more]

    Expedition America 2016 At Brookfield Place

    Board the world’s largest Viking ship, the Norwegian Draken Harald Hårfagre, and relive the history of voyager Vikings. The Norwegian... [more]

    Dual NYC Launch For “Vassa in the Night” And “Stalking Jack The Ripper” At Books Of Wonder

    Are you a fan of eerie teen novels? Sarah Porter, author of Vassa in the Night, and Kerri Maniscalco, author... [more]

    “Flight” At The Barrow Street Theatre

    Enjoy the critically acclaimed show, "Flight," at The Barrow Street Theatre as part of the Encore Series in New York!... [more]

    Preschool Storytime: Songs, Stories, & Art at 67th Street Library

    Enjoy an afternoon of songs, stories, and art at the 67th Street Library! This will be a fun and educational... [more]

    “The Battle Of Brooklyn” Exhibit At The New-York Historical Society

    Learn about the dramatic story of the largest single battle of the Revolutionary War that threatened and abetted the outcome... [more]

    “The Mommy Shorts Guide To Remarkably Average Parenting” Book Launch At The Strand

    Author and blogger Ilana Wiles is launching her new book, The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting, in which she... [more]

    Family Flick Night: “The Jungle Book” At Epiphany Library

    Missed seeing the remake of "The Jungle Book" film in the theaters this year? Bring your family and friends to... [more]

    Book Avengers At Mulberry Street Library

    Join the Mulberry Street Library to choose books and themes for this year's Book Avengers book club, while brainstorming and... [more]

    Cirque Du Soleil: “Kurios: Cabinet Of Curiosities” On Randall’s Island

    The world famous Cirque Du Soleil comes to New York City with their newest show, "Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities." Delve... [more]

    “Autarcie(…)” At Gibney Dance

    Created by Anne Nguyen, "Autarcie(...)" is an energetic dance performance featuring four warriors using their talents to the fullest, in... [more]

    Sharpie Art At Columbus Library

    Do your kids color on the walls of your house? Bring them to Columbus Library this Thursday for Sharpie Art!... [more]

    Antonio Segui’s Busy City Scenes At The Children’s Museum Of The Arts

    Ages 5 and up can head to the Children's Museum of the Arts this Friday for an arts and crafts... [more]

    Word Hunt For Kids At Chatham Square Library

    Whether your little one is still learning their ABCs or they're already a wordsmith extraordinaire, they will love this fun... [more]

    “The Titanosaur” Exhibit At The American Museum Of Natural History

    Starting this Friday, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can see a cast of one of the largest... [more]

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