CALLING All KIDS & TEENS! The Library is bubbling with excitement this summer! Take The New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Challenge from June through August and EXPERIMENT with new ideas, BUILD new skills, and EARN prizes and achievements. NYPL Summer Reading Challenge 2014 NYC New York Public Library Kids
[gallery] City Parks Foundation has announced the SummerStage 2014 program. With so many things going on, we have highlighted below the family events - they are all FREE.  SummerStage Kids events celebrate a day dedicated to engaging young audiences and their families through thrilling performances!
On May 10, 2014, Socrates Sculpture Park will launch a free summer shuttle bus service to promote and connect Long Island City’s cultural institutions, while linking the Western Queens waterfront to a major transit hub at Court Square. The LIC Art Bus will be free of charge.
Join thousands of New Yorkers who come together each It's My Park Day season to volunteer and celebrate their neighborhood parks and public spaces throughout the five boroughs! It's My Park Day, presented by Partnerships for Parks, works with hundreds of community parks groups to lead clean up events in neighborhood parks all across the city. Partnerships for Parks is a public-private partnership led by NYC Parks and the City Parks Foundation. [caption id="attachment_22981" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Image Source: NYC Parks"][/caption]
On Saturday April 26th, American Express celebrated the launch of their new Amex EveryDay Credit Card and, as a founding partner and dedicated sponsor, the conclusion of another great year of 2014 Tribeca Film Festival by hosting a day of fun for families at Brooklyn Bowl. [gallery]  
These are the first gorillas born at the Bronx Zoo since 2006. The Bronx Zoo’s Congo Gorilla Forest is now home to 20 gorillas – the largest group of gorillas in North America. The Bronx Zoo has a successful history breeding gorillas as part of the Species Survival Plan, a cooperative breeding program designed to enhance the genetic viability of animal populations in zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.