Financial District »

6 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

A new look Cooper Hewitt and a huge gingerbread house are among this week's picks.

Crown Heights »

New Leader Chosen at the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Stephanie Hill Wilchfort will take over as president of the Crown Heights museum in early 2015.

East Elmhurst »

Sing Holiday Tunes From Around the World at Annual Jackson Heights Caroling

The singing starts in front of Cassidy's Ale House on 31st Avenue on Saturday.

Williamsburg »

Sustainable Gift-Making Workshop Teaches Kids to Design Their Own Fashions

Kids will learn how to make slippers out of fabric scraps and pom poms out of old yarn.

Bushwick »

Teens Write Play About Fictional Street Drug Inspired By Life in Bushwick

Bushwick teens wanted the play to be "something that a person from my block would understand."

Lincoln Square »

5 Things to Do This Week in New York City's Neighborhoods

A holiday comedy show and a "Home for the Hollandaise" cooking class are among this week's picks.

Long Island City »

Charter School Principal Uses Music to Help Students Learn

Every student at VOICE Charter School in Long Island City receives choral singing instruction.

Times Square & Theater District »

NYC Public School Kids See Their Scenes Performed by the Cast of 'Matilda'

'Write Here, Write Now' program teams 'Matilda the Musical' cast and crew with students.

Elmhurst »

Cheery Playroom Unveiled at Elmhurst Hospital's Pediatric Department

The space is meant to calm younger patients and help them interact with one another.

Bed-Stuy »

Technology Nonprofit Teaches Coding to Brooklyn Girls

Digital Girl, a new nonprofit aimed at encouraging girls to consider STEM careers, launched Tuesday.

Gowanus »

Magazine for Creative Girls Launching in Gowanus

Curious Jane, which runs all-girl after-school programs and camps, is starting a magazine.

Prospect Heights »

Bring Your Best Ideas for a Better Playground to Prospect Heights Forum

The Parks Department is seeking public input for improvements to Stroud Playground at a meeting Monday.

Stapleton »

Staten Island MakerSpace to Become Santa's Workshop to Help Kids

Volunteers will make wooden toys to give to kids at Staten Island University Hospital.

Park Slope »

Parks Dept. Puts a Stop to Spinning Playground Equipment After Injuries

Parents say the Parks Department went too far when it welded spinning playground equipment into place.

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