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London, England’s Family-Friendly Activities

There are lots of attractions to keep the whole family busy in this United Kingdom capital city. http://www.WatchMojo.com takes a look at some family-friendly activities to try while visiting London, England. Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   To stay in the loop,…

Making sushi with the girls
Art Education | Culinary Arts

Making sushi with the girls

We love to go out for sushi. Sushi restaurants please everyone in our family, vegetarians, fussy eaters and grown-ups alike. Paul and I order sake, usually a tempura appetizer and roll or two to share. Lucy, being the resident vegetarian, orders an avocado roll. Zoe, she’s predictable and loves her California roll. Elliot isn’t a…

Family Explorations of History and Science at the Schenectady Museum & Suits Bueche Planetarium
Art Education | Lifelong Learning

Family Explorations of History and Science at the Schenectady Museum & Suits Bueche Planetarium

As the main science museum in New York’s Tech Valley, the Schenectady Museum can seem more like a historical archive of General Electric’s illustrious past than a current exploration of the new and vibrant technologies and research that are happening in 21st century Capital Region institutions. The GE-100, a concept all-electric car, was built in…

New National Historic Landmarks in the Capital Region
Art Education

New National Historic Landmarks in the Capital Region

On March 6, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the designation of 13 new National Historic Landmarks in nine different states, including a site associated with the famed Apache scouts, the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world, an early 18th-century parish church. Of the 13 new landmarks scattered around the…

Renaissance Fairs and Fun Festivals in the North East
Art Education | Family Travel | Road Trips

Renaissance Fairs and Fun Festivals in the North East

Rennaisance Fairs have been held around the US for the past fifty years, starting in New York City in 1957 with “A Christmas Masque of Traditional Revels”. This was later broadcast on TV as part of the Hallmark Hall of Fame, and in 1971 was  established permanently  as Christmas Revels in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Then in 1963 a class in Los…