Get pampered at the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever
Fri Oct 31
Moms-to-be can get their glow on with mini manicures and mocktails at this parenting expo at The Metropolitan Pavilion on November 12 Boost your pregnancy glow at this fun and educational event for parents-to-be. Future moms can enjoy mini manicures and relaxing hand massages while perusing the latest and greatest in baby gear at the Biggest Baby Shower Ever on Wednesday, November 12. RECOMMENDED: Best places for breastfeeding in NYC Organized by Big City Moms and Fit Pregnancy, this pre-baby expo is the first and largest event of its kind and offers expectant parents the chance to connect with one another while test-driving supplies for their growing brood (who knows...you may even get inspired to choose a baby name). Browse a dizzying selection of accessories, furniture, clothing, and skincare products from more than 100 maternity, baby and youth brands, then get schooled on topics like sleep and nutrition by parenting experts, including Liza Huber and Christopher Gavigan,...
Celebrate 50 years of Hess Toy Trucks at the first-ever Mobile Museum
Fri Oct 31
The Hess Toy Truck Mobile Museum rolls into MetLife Stadium with a holiday toy display, a coloring activity and cool apps It's never too early to scope out kids' gift ideas for Christmas, and the Hess Corporation is making it easy by bringing their brand-new collection of toy trucks to town. Hess Toy Trucks is commemorating five decades of their iconic playthings with the never-before-seen Mobile Museum, which rolls into MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, November 9th. RECOMMENDED: 50 things to do in NYC with kids in the fallFor the first time, fans can browse the entire holiday collection in once place, learn about how the trucks are made and view artifacts that chronicle the history of the beloved toy. See how far Hess Trucks have come since the Tanker Trailer of 1964, then add this year’s Hess Toy Truck and Space Cruiser with Scout to your Christmas gift list. In addition to checking out the trucks, little ones can color a holiday card, spin a prize wheel and...
Take the kids to Halloween 313, Brooklyn's coolest trick-or-treat spot
Thu Oct 30
Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Halloween 313 and stop by the creepy Clinton Hill mansion to stock up on candy and catch a free live performance Brooklyn families trick-or-treating in Clinton Hill this Halloween won’t want to miss out on one particularly spooky house. The “Halloween Lady” herself lives in a creepy Victorian mansion at 313 Clinton Ave (between Lafayette and Dekalb Aves), and she’s pulling out all the stops for the 20th anniversary of Halloween 313, an outdoor theater performance for families in the neighborhood—one of many free Halloween events on offer this year. RECOMMENDED: Halloween events for kids in NYC What originally began as a small haunted house and trick-or-treat event for local kids in 1994, has grown into a must-see Halloween extravaganza along the Society for Clinton Hill’s annual Halloween Walk. Rain or shine, families crowd around the mansion on Halloween night to take in an original, live theater show centered on an annual theme. This year’s...
Get in on spooky science projects and bat encounters at the New York Hall of Science
Thu Oct 30
Keep the kids' Halloween spirit going all weekend long with a live bat presentation, pumpkin-chucking and bioluminescence crafts at NYSCI's Dead or Alive party Don't let the Halloween fun come to halt after one night or trick-or-treating! The New York Hall of Science keeps the fun going with two days of "Dead or Alive" activities this weekend, inviting kids to learn about the spooky side of science. On Saturday, November 1 at 1 and 3pm families can witness pumpkin chucking in which would-be jack-o'-lanterns get launched from a massive catapult named Chuck. Kids will love watching pumpkin guts explode everyone upon landing. NYSCI's supercool Design Lab has more fun in store from 3–6pm, teaching kids about how different organisms produce light through bioluminescence. Craft an inflatable jellyfish that floats in the air and lights up with LED fixtures, put together circuits to build a Spooky Happy City and design shadow puppet animals using florescent paper. Kids can also head to...
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