10 Great NYC Family Events For September

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Maker-Faire-2 SEPTEMBER 9 SAVE A LIFE [All Ages] Brace yourself for puppy eyes from your little ones at Adoptapalooza, the city’s biggest pet adoption event of the year. Alongside 200+ vaccinated cats and dogs looking for homes, the gathering brings valuable resources to new and seasoned pet owners, featuring training sessions, vendor giveaways, and microchip stations. [&hellip
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Middle School Push as West Siders Go Back to School

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Family, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

7260074834_53a4eb3048_o copy As students back their backpacks and get ready for the school year that will kick off next week, parents and education advocates are gearing up to fight the continuing battle for quality public school education on the Upper West Side. While the neighborhood, part of Community Education Council District 3, enjoys some top-notch public schools, [&hellip
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How an 11-Year-Old Queens Native Became the New Voice Of “Dora The Explorer”

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Via New York Family Magazine By Maggie McNamara ¡Vámanos! (Let’s go!) Since 2000, Nickelodeon’s popular cartoon character Dora the Explorer has encouraged kids to join in on her adventures through an animated forest full of surprises. An eight-year-old bilingual Latina, the courageous youngster travels great distances with her monkey friend, Boots, while teaching little viewers Spanish phrases along the way. [&hellip
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Pediatric Cancer Foundation and Camp Ramaquois Annual Sports-a-thon

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Jul6L3_0033 Pediatric Cancer Foundation and Camp Ramaquois launched their Annual Sports-a-thon throughout the 2012 camp season. Campers selected the sport of their choice and set their personal goals on behalf of children who suffer from cancer. Camp Ramaquois’ award ceremonies were held on August 16th. Camp telephone number is: 845- 354-1600 if you have any questions. [&hellip
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Cruising Together: Ten Best Family Cruises in NYC

Written by New York Family on . Posted in Best of Manhattan, Family, Special Sections

Via New York Family Magazine. A boat cruise around the city is one of the most magical and quintessential city experiences. And the summertime is often the best time to schedule one for your fun-loving fam. Here are ten suggestions for trips that will take your family around the city and back. Liberty Harbor Cruise Explore some of the historic [&hellip
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