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Winter break activities for New York City kids

Your guide to winter break including free activities for kids, weekend getaways and holiday fun

There's nothing quite like Hanukkah and Christmas for kids in New York, and winter break for NYC students—Wednesday, December 24 through Friday, January 2—is the cherry on top. We've got you covered with tons of ideas for how to keep kids busy during the winter break, including free activities for kids and other holiday activities. It's also the perfect time to check out city ice-skating rinks or see one of your favorite Christmas movies for kids.

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When is winter break?

Winter break for New York City public school students runs from Wednesday, December 24 2014 through Friday, January 2, 2015.

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  1. Aladdin

    This adaptation of the Disney classic tops the res...

  2. A-Maze 'N Shabbos

    Kids can explore a life–sized Shabbat–themed maze ...

  3. Blue Man Group

    Three deadpan, blue-skinned men with extraterrestr...

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