The best new movies on Netflix for families in August
Fri Aug 1
These 13 new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids wanting to settle in for family movie marathon. You've already worked your way through our list of must-watch kids' movies new to Netflix in July, so thank heavens we've found a whole new batch for you and the family to settle down to. Just add popcorn! Airbud (1997) When a young Josh Framm (Kevin Joseph Zegers) adopts Buddy, an abandoned golden retriever, he gets more than just a furry friend. Buddy has a secret: he can shoot hoops like nobody's business! Alongside his talented dog, Josh overcomes his fears and helps the local basketball team reach school championships. Avail 8/1 Freaky Friday (2003) Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan play a mom and daughter at odds. After a bystander casts some magic on the squabbling duo, they awake to find they've switched bodies. Avail 8/1 The Mighty Ducks (1992) When a lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) gets into some trouble with the law, he's sentenced to community service...
Brooklyn Nets Kids dance team is holding open auditions
Fri Aug 1
Head to Brooklyn to give your talented kids a chance to join the team and perform during Brooklyn Nets games. Does your kid think he's the next JT? Then you need to know that the Brooklyn Nets Kids dance team is on the hunt for new dancers. On Wednesday, August 20th, celebrity choreographer and returning head coach Tanisha Scott will hold open auditions at LIU Brooklyn’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz Center (registration begins 5pm). Coaches are looking for boys and girls ages 6-13 with at least two years of dance training, and they'll be required to learn and perform a routine choreographed by the Nets team staff. Tumbling and break-dancing skills are an advantage but not required. If they make it through, they'll join the team of pint-size pros that performs at Brooklyn Nets home games at Barclays Center in front of thousands of people. For those looking to get ahead before the big night, there will be audition workshops held on August 6th and 13th from 6:30-8:30pm at LIU...
21 reasons you know you’re a Park Slope mom
Wed Jul 30
If you’ve experienced at least ten of the following, it’s official: You have some true “Park Slope mom” street cred 1. You feel like every single thing your child does is being noted by the other moms and written down in their special “reasons why everyone else’s kids suck” journals. 2. You are totally convinced you know the best shortcut across the park to the Botanic Garden. 3. You have a crush on your kid's 23-year-old folk-music teacher. 4. You now consider the steps at the Seventh Avenue subway stop to be your own personal nemesis, and you have vivid nightmares about them at least once a week. 5. Your child already has opinions on what the best Pavement album is. 6. You have occasionally “dropped your iPhone in the toilet” just to get out of a conversation about whatever parent activist group is being organized this week. 7. You think it should be legal to punch your single, nonparent friends in the face any time they try to give you life advice. 8....
Catch a sunset with the kids at these 10 NYC locations
Wed Jul 30
These peaceful spaces are the best places to watch the sun set in NYC. Take the kids for an evening stroll and experience the beautiful colors for yourself! Looking for the perfect way to unwind with the family without taking the entire team on vacation? Desperately seeking the best places to chill out in NYC? Here's where to find a sunset NYC tourists haven't already invaded and settle in for a half hour of just... well, enjoying nature. Hint: Some of these sweet spots can be found on our list of NYC's 13 best parks for families. You might also like 50 things to do this summer Festival and fair guide for families 25 reasons NYC is the best place to raise a family 50 best family attractions in NYC
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