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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 12-16

Monday – Explore the history of mail at the National Postal Museum. It’s a perfect outing with little ones — the museum isn’t very big and overwhelming, and there are numerous interactive exhibits to keep young guests engaged. Plus, it’s … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: May 5-9

Monday – Enjoy the spring weather at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens. Go on a nature walk among the ponds filled with giant lily pads and other interesting marsh plants and look for geese, great blue herons, turtles, frogs, and tiny … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: April 7-11

Monday – With rain in the forecast, head to an old standby, the National Museum of Natural History. Visit the Dinosaur exhibit while you can — on April 28, it’s closing for five years as it undergoes renovations. Of course, … Continue reading

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Where to Play on the Weekdays: March 31 – April 4

Monday – Get a dose of nature and history in one fell swoop AND enjoy a nice spring day (we hope!) at Roosevelt Island. Hike the easy trails, look out for wildlife, and explore the Memorial Plaza to learn about … Continue reading

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Get Q?rius at the Natural History Museum

As if the National Museum of Natural History wasn’t fascinating enough for kids (and adults) already, a new addition to its amazing spectrum of offerings brings a whole new level of intrigue and exploration. Q?rius is an interactive and experimental … Continue reading

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