Spoil your family's pooch with free treats from a food truck for dogs
Tue Sep 2
Track down the Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck in two NYC dog parks this weekend to let your pup try free, gourmet treats and take a 'doggie selfie' NYC parents know that the food trucks around town are a source of delicious on-the-go eats for the kids—but shouldn't your four-legged family members get in on the nosh too? This weekend, NYC pups can also enjoy curbside cuisine when the Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck rolls through town with a free food truck experience made just for mutts and their owners. RECOMMENDED: 15 best pet movies for families Milo's Kitchen–brand dog treats will make two stops at NYC dog parks during their national tour, giving out free samples of the home-style snacks from 7am–3pm at Tompkins Square Park on Friday, September 5 and Pier 84 Park on Sunday, September 7. City pups can try gourmet treats like Chicken Meatballs or Grilled Burger Bites, all made in the USA using domestically sourced chicken and beef, without artificial colors or flavors. Let your pooch...
West Side County Fair comes to Riverside Park
Tue Sep 2
Celebrate the last of summer this Sunday Sept 7 with Riverside Park’s West Side County Fair, featuring kid-friendly outdoor games and performances Enjoy the last few weeks of summer with a free celebration this coming weekend. The annual West Side County Fair will play host to hundreds of New Yorkers, and it'll feature plenty of activities appropriate for your little ones. Kids will enjoy classic carnival games where they can knock milk bottles down with their best throws and participate in a beanbag toss. When they're done snagging prizes at the Fair's various carnival booths, they can whiz around on a spinning berry ride, a half moon ride and a kiddie Ferris wheel suited to those eight and under. Recommended: 50 things to do with kids in the fall 2014 Parents will enjoy the all-day music and performance line-up of The Willies, PitchBlak Brass Band and Frets on Fire for a good dose of jazz and the blues while the kids are captivated by stiltwalkers and aerialists. If you're...
Tackle back-to-school crafts and cooking demos at CMOM
Fri Aug 29
Little pupils can get in on scholastic-themed fun at the Children's Museum of Manhattan's back-to-school festival, September 6 and 7 Can you believe it’s already Labor Day weekend? Make sure to check all the items off of the kids’ back-to-school supply list and sign them up for one of NYC’s best after-school programs, because before you know it, they’ll be boarding the bus! Once they’ve tackled their first week back in the classroom, reward your little ones with some scholastic-themed fun at a back-to-school festival at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan.CMOM invites families to come by for kid-friendly crafts and workshops and valuable info sessions for parents that are free with museum admission the weekend of September 6–7. On Saturday, kids can get hands-on in the kitchen when they design their own on-the-go snack bags and whip up healthy snacks with help from chef and author, Cricket Azima (2pm). Return on Sunday for a ‘Tips for Tots’ discussion with Stever Metzger,...
Good grades mean free rides for kids at Luna Park
Fri Aug 29
Kids can earn bonus credits at the Coney Island amusement park when they show off their 2014 report card grades, starting September 1 Strong grades on report cards will now earn your kids more than just a gold star from their teacher. Starting Monday, September 1, Luna Park in Coney Island will reward hard-working students with bonus credits towards amusement park rides when they present a copy of their 2014 report card at guest services. Kids grades K through 12 as well as college students are invited to show off their marks (up to five grades per report card will be recognized per student), which will earn them four credits for an “A” or equivalent, three credits for a “B” and two credits for a “C.” Though bonus credits cannot be used towards rides on the Cyclone, Thunderbolt or B&B Carousel, families have plenty of thrilling attractions to choose from including The New Luna 360, Soarin' Eagle and Lynn's Trapeze. In addition to the promotion, Luna Park will host a...
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