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The Gazillion Bubble Show Delivers Magical, Soapy Fun for Kids

Few things can make a little kid smile faster than a burst of bubbles floating in the air. The Gazillion Bubble Show, playing north of Times Square at the New World Stages, brings that playful magic to the stage with its long-running show that aims to impress the young and the young-at-heart with bubble fun and tricks. 

This off-Broadway production is a favorite among families looking to introduce their kids to theater. Read on for our review...all about the bubbles.

16 Bilingual and Language Immersion Preschools In or Near Boston

Picking the right preschool for your child can be difficult. There are so many options to choose from that narrowing down the criteria can really help with the selection process. Preschools that that focus on language, whether through immersion or bilingual instruction, have flourished in the Boston area. To help make your choice a little easier, we’ve rounded up 16 of these preschools in or near Boston where your child can learn French, Spanish, German, Mandarin, or Arabic—or even become trilingual.

What's Open on Christmas Day in LA: 15 Fun Things To Do

Not everyone spends Christmas Day opening presents and singing Christmas carols. If Christmas at your house feels much like any other day but without as much to do—or if your family are just really fast unwrappers—Mommy Poppins has you covered with everything from whales to festivals, and someplace to eat at the end of the day. Ready for 15 suggestions of things to do and places to go on Christmas Day that have (mostly) nothing to do with chestnuts or open fire?

25 Things to Do with Westchester Kids Over Winter Break

The hectic-ness of the holidays are nearly behind you, and you'll soon be staring down a week without school—and with lots of free time. What to do? So much!

Whether you want to catch some basketball legends-in-the-making, watch a screening of a favorite flick, or start the new year off outdoors, we’ve got 25 fun things for Westchester families to do this winter break.

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30 Things to Do Over Holiday Break with Long Island Kids

We get it. School vacation is intimidating for many parents. The kids will be home all week and in need of entertainment. Yikes! 

Well, we're here to help. We've rounded 30 of our top December break activities for Long Island families—some FREE—from drop-in play to lingering holiday-themed events.

For most LI kids, holiday break runs from Monday, December 25 through Tuesday, January 2. For a full list of events and happenings on Long Island, check out our daily Events Calendar. And our December GoList has a number of fun activities for kids through the end of the month.

25 Free Things for Kids to Do in NYC on Winter Holiday Break

Students all over NYC either are officially on holiday break or just days from gleeful abandon until the new year. Time off from school means more time to entertain your brood.

While we recently offered a number of fun NYC options for your family to enjoy during break, we've rounded up even more great ideas. Our list of 25 FREE things to do with the kids during winter break offers ways to enjoy the school vacation without denting your budget. 

Need more local NYC inspiration? Check out our day trip guide, best indoor entertainment spots for rainy or chilly days, the Mommy Poppins kid-friendly restaurant guide, or explore a new neighborhood.

As always our daily Event Calendar is loaded with even more family activities happening all over the five boroughs.

25 Things to Do with New Jersey Kids Over Holiday Break

The lazy days of December break may be the best time to take part in New Jersey's family-friendly holiday activities—especially if you have visiting relatives to entertain. From spectacular light displays to cold-weather fun, there's plenty to do during the days off from school. 

Most New Jersey schools are closed from Friday, December 22 through Monday, January 1, allowing plenty of time to experience some of the holiday highlights you may have missed in the hectic run-up to Christmas. It's also the perfect time to check out an indoor play space, museum, or fun zone. In my family, ice skating and movies always top the December vacation must-do list.

Be sure to check out our December GoList and Holiday Fun Guide for more great ideas. Happy Holidays, NJ!

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