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    Grab a free coffee at COFFEED Chelsea’s grand opening

    Thu Feb 26

    New York City-based specialty coffee company COFFEED just opened their newest location, and they’re handing out gratis goodies to today’s visitors RECOMMENDED: NYC events calendar for kids 2015 Today marks the opening of a brand new NYC Café, and it's a little different than your average coffee shop! Philanthropic coffee brand COFFEED and the New York Foundling have partnered up to create a new Chelsea location. Drop by between 7am-9pm today, Feb 26 for its grand opening to grab a free coffee and tasty food samples...because who doesn't need a good cup of joe right now?  Besides the lure of today's free coffee, there are plenty of other reasons to drop in. Ten percent of all drink sales and five percent of all food sales will go to The New York Foundling, a charity benefitting underserved children, families and adults. Additionally, COFFEED will employ New York Foundling teens, providing them with real world work experience. Find the event at COFFEED Chelsea, 590 6th Ave. You...

    The best new kids' movies on Netflix in March

    Wed Feb 25

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    These new-to-Netflix films will have you and the kids wanting to settle in for a family movie marathon RECOMMENDED: 10 great kids' movies to look out for in 2015 February brought unbearably cold weather to NYC, causing us to huddle inside and work our way through a ridiculous amount of movies. Thankfully, Netflix is replenishing our queues with a ton of fresh family flicks to get us through the final weeks of winter. This weekend, get your fill of the snow at NYC's best sledding hills, chow down on a tasty brunch for kids and then hunker down to watch these new family-friendly movies the rest of the day—you have our permission.   Finding Neverland (2004) Avail 3/1 After meeting a family of four boys and a widowed mother, author J.M. Barrie is inspired by the kids' creative imaginations. In this live-action film starring Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, families discover how Barrie came up with the idea for his classic children's play, Peter Pan.   The Brothers Grimm (2005) Avail...

    Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with exciting kids’ events

    Wed Feb 25


    The-Lorax-movie-image Photograph: Universal Pictures

    Love all things Seuss? These events celebrate your favorite stories with activities, readings and meet-and-greets RECOMMENDED: NYC events calendar for kids 2015 With news of a new Dr. Seuss book release, the upcoming 25th Anniversary of childhood favorite Oh, the Places You'll Go and the looming birthday of Dr. Seuss himself, it's a big time for all things Seuss! We love these iconic books as much as you to, so we've found a few events that might help get you in the story time spirit. When you've torn through all of Seuss' books, peruse our list of the 50 best books for kids for inspiration.   Children's Museum of the Arts Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Visit CMA for a celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday (all activities free with museum admission).  In the Fine Arts Studio, kids can make their own 3D Pop-Up Cat or their own stamp print of a Seussesque creature, and in the WEE Arts Studio, little ones can sit in on readings of Dr. Seuss' most famous works. Last, in the Media Lab, create...

    Breaking! A new Frozen short film is coming to theaters!

    Wed Feb 25

    Starting March 13, this new Frozen short is showing in theatres with Cinderella RECOMMENDED: NYC events calendar for kids 2015  Frozen fans, this one's for you! Walt Disney Animation Studios just announced that a new Frozen short film called Frozen Fever is coming to theaters and will be shown exclusively alongside the new film Cinderella, also coming to theaters March 13. Until then, keep yourselves busy with the 50 best kids' movies to watch as a family and the best new kids movies on Netflix. Watch the trailer below for a sneak peek of Anna, Elsa and Olaf's antics! You might also like 60 things to do with kids in NYC this winter Recipes for kids from NYC's best family restaurants Best ice-skating rinks in New York City for families Indoor activities for kids in NYC

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