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Things to do with kids in New York, including events this week, free things to do, fairs and festivals, story time, theater for kids, and kids' entertainment

The best kids' movies in theaters right now
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The best kids' movies in theaters right now

Hunting for the best kids' movies in theaters? We've got you covered.

OMG! 17 incredible things your kids can't miss in 2017
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OMG! 17 incredible things your kids can't miss in 2017

If your resolution is to have way more fun in 2017, you've come to the right place. 

The best 50 winter activities for kids in NYC
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The best 50 winter activities for kids in NYC

Bored? This list ensures you won't miss out on any of the best winter activities for kids this season.

101 things to do with kids in NYC
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101 things to do with kids in NYC

We compiled a list of 101 essential activities to make sure you don't miss a thing

The best things to do in New York with kids

The best plays for kids in New York City
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The best plays for kids in New York City

You can't go wrong with Matilda, Gazillion Bubble Show and Aladdin!

The 50 best family attractions in NYC
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The 50 best family attractions in NYC

Thought you've seen 'em all? Think again.

NYC museums for kids
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NYC museums for kids

These NYC museums can't be beat—see everything from Star Wars costumes to daunting dinos

The best Disney princess movies for kids
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The best Disney princess movies for kids

These Disney princesses run the gamut from damsels in distress to modern girls who play by their own rules.

Upcoming NYC events and festivals for kids

The New York City Lunar New Year Parade and Festival
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The New York City Lunar New Year Parade and Festival

Head to Chinatown's annual Lunar New Year celebration on Feb 5! Families can walk the main streets of Little Italy and Chinatown to visit tasty food vendors and see cool street performances, and starting at 1pm, the parade will begin winding its way down Mott St. Don't miss January 28's noon fireworks show at the Firecracker Ceremony and Cultural Festival in Sarah D. Roosevelt Park, either!

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster
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Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Rooster

Celebrate the year of the rooster with an all-new performance from the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company. The whole family will be enthralled by acrobats, red lions, golden dragons and white peacocks, all moving to the sounds of traditional Chinese instruments. All ages.    

Chinese New Year Celebration at China Institute
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Chinese New Year Celebration at China Institute

In the street just outside China Institute, performers wield elaborate costumes and masks in a traditional lion dance, followed by a kung fu demonstration. Head indoors for a tour of the Institute's galleries and a reception with food and beverages. For an extra-special New Year, families can sign up for workshops. All ages.

Inventgenuity Festival
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Inventgenuity Festival

Put your hands to work at the Beam Center's 2016 Inventgenuity Festival, where workshops and tech-minded craft activities all encourage kids to use their imaginations. Kids will make bobblehead clones, kinetically-modified crops, and participate in other craft-based demonstrations and collaborative projects. The event is free, but registration is required. Advance online reservations for workshops ($8.25) will be available a week prior to the festival. Ages 7 and up.