Don’t miss the Empire State Building’s holiday light shows
Fri Dec 19
New York is about to get even more festive! Enjoy your favorite skyscraper’s LED light show starting tomorrow RECOMMENDED: 60 things to do with kids in NYC this winter You've seen the Empire State Building lit up for various celebrations, but have you ever experienced one of their holiday light shows? New York's most recognizable skyscraper is about to make things especially festive for the holiday season. Starting tomorrow at 7pm, the Empire State Building's Hanukkah-themed blue and white LEDs will transform into a holiday light show set to an iHeartRadio playlist. For the full experience, listen to the playlist on 106.7 Lite fm or download the iHeartRadio mobile app and listen via your tablet or cellphone. Catch all four lightshows on four consecutive evenings (December 20-23), then vote for your favorite to help select the grand finale light show that'll be replayed Christmas Eve at 7pm. Afterward, cuddle up for movie night with our list of the 50 best kids movies to watch as a...
Citibabes to host Winter Wonderland with kids’ crafts and mini makeovers
Thu Dec 18
Join NYC’s premier learning, childcare and family center for a festive winter celebration in SoHo this weekend RECOMMENDED: December events calendar for kids in NYC You may have already perused our list of 60 things to do with kids in NYC this winter, but here's one more event to add to your calendar! Family membership club Citibabes is hosting a Winter Wonderland on Saturday, Dec 20 from 10am-noon, and there's fun for the pint-size crowd and parents alike. Little ones will dig a concert by Teacher Corbitt singing holiday hits as they take part in cupcake decorating. Kids can also channel their creative sides and participate in holiday crafts like decorating ornaments and putting stickers, decals and colors on gingerbread and snowflakes. While tykes are tied up with these exciting activities, moms can snag a free mini makeover and professional blowout by makeup artists and hair stylists from Beautini (your kids are welcome to get one too, but they may be too busy with the cupcakes)....
Hot Peas ‘N Butter to perform Hanukkah Concert for families
Wed Dec 17
See your kids’ favorite band shake things up with a Hanukkah-themed performance at the Jewish Museum RECOMMENDED: Hanukkah for kids in NYC Little ones love Hot Peas 'N Butter on Nickelodeon and Noggin, and now they're doing a live show at the Jewish Museum to celebrate Hanukkah with their young fans! The five-member, four-time Parent's Choice Award-winning band will bring their multicultural music and unforgettable rythms to the Museum on Sunday, December 21 at 11:30am for a performance including everything from Puerto Rican Folk to American Blues. For this particular show, Danny Lapidus, Francisco Cotto and the rest of the band will play songs like "Ocho Kandelikas." Grab tickets for $18, $13 per child (ages 3-8) at the Jewish Museum's website. If you aren't able to make the Hot Peas N' Butter show, be sure to check out the Jewish Museum's other upcoming event, Express Yourself in the Abstract. On December 25, families can create abstract art using techniques inspired by painters...
The best new kids' movies on Netflix in January
Wed Dec 17
These new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids wanting to settle in for a family movie marathon RECOMMENDED: 20 best Christmas movies for kids The holiday season means visiting the best ice-skating rinks in New York City, checking out the best Hanukkah and Christmas events for kids and even following Santa sightings to meet the big man in red. When you're ready to kick back and relax after a long day of fun, check out Netflix' last calls and new-in-January releases. 101 Dalmatians (1996) Avail 1/1 When scheming Cruella de Vil steals fifteen Dalmatian puppies to make the ultimate fur coat, all the city's animals come to their rescue. Bruce Almighty (2003) Avail 1/1 A TV reporter ridicules God, only to get the Almighty's divine powers. Mean Girls (2004) Avail 1/1 Cady lands herself a spot in her new high school's most powerful clique. When the Queen Bee's boyfriend takes an interest in Cady, there's hell to pay. Other titles coming to Netflix in January 2015: Batman & Robin...
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