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Brooklyn #SnapShot 2016: Instagram Posts of Kids' Activities & Programs

Brooklyn #SnapShot 2016: Instagram Posts of Kids' Activities & Programs

Photos from Brooklyn, NY, after-school programs, performances, and other child-focused businesses and venues.

'Sports Illustrated Kids' Names Brooklyn Sisters SportsKids of the Year

'Sports Illustrated Kids' Names Brooklyn Sisters SportsKids of the Year

'Sports Illustrated Kids' has named Tai, Rainn, and Brooke Sheppard “SportsKids of the Year” for 2016. The trio are the second set of siblings to win the honor.

NYC School Community Playgrounds are Going Green

NYC School Community Playgrounds are Going Green

The Trust for Public Land and New York Road Runners has announced a new partnership to fund the transformation of New York City public school playgrounds into state-of-the-art, green, community playgrounds.

Indoor Bounce House in Brooklyn Adds New Offerings

Indoor Bounce House in Brooklyn Adds New Offerings

BounceU of Brooklyn has added programs such as School Year Day Camp and Parent’s Night Out for kids ages 4-11.

Park Slope School Says No to Homework

Park Slope School Says No to Homework

A Park Slope elementary school has put an end to traditional homework and replaced it with play-based learning.

Flower Shop Finds Permanent Home in Dyker Heights

Flower Shop Finds Permanent Home in Dyker Heights

Sugar Vines, a floral and event design shop, has made home in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, opening this past August.

The Detective Rafael Ramos Foundation with the Help of the NYPD Launches Backpack Project

The Detective Rafael Ramos Foundation with the Help of the NYPD Launches Backpack Project

The Detective Rafael Ramos Foundation will be launching its Backpack Project on September 15 at P.S. 59 William Floyd School in Brooklyn, and on September 23 at P.S. 151 Lyndon B. Johnson School in Brooklyn.

NY Kids Club to Open DUMBO and Cobble Hill Locations

NY Kids Club to Open DUMBO and Cobble Hill Locations

NY Kids Club is opening locations in DUMBO and Cobble Hillthis fall and in January 2017, respectively.

Spanish Immersion Preschool to Open in Park Slope

Spanish Immersion Preschool to Open in Park Slope

Juguemos a Cantar is opening a new preschool in January 2017, located at 511 5th Ave, Park Slope, Brooklyn.

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

The Nurtured Child now has a permanent location in DUMBO/ Vinegar Hill, in which classes for new and expecting families will be taught.

2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2016 Kids Cover Contest.

Brooklyn Heights Library Finds Temporary Home

Brooklyn Heights Library Finds Temporary Home

The Brooklyn Heights Library has found a temporary home while it's permanent location is being renovated.

5 Reasons We Love Brooklyn Heights

5 Reasons We Love Brooklyn Heights

Sometimes living and working in New York City can get to us, but we're here to remind you why we love living here. Here are five reasons we love Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn.

Prospect Park and Queens Zoo Launch New Educational Quests Program

Prospect Park and Queens Zoo Launch New Educational Quests Program

Now families who visit Prospect Park Zoo and Queens Zoo can learn more about that work through the newly expanded WCS Quests experiential program.

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When to catch free admission at NYC's children's museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens.

9 Kid-Friendly Rainy Day Activities in Brooklyn

9 Kid-Friendly Rainy Day Activities in Brooklyn

When it's raining, don't get stuck in your home. Here are nine things to do with kids on a rainy day in Brooklyn.

Captain America Statue Coming to Prospect Park

Captain America Statue Coming to Prospect Park

Brooklyn will be honoring a hometown hero this summer when a 13-foot-tall bronze Captain America statue is unveiled in Prospect Park.

Enrichment Center to Offer Satellite Classes in Brooklyn & Tribeca

Enrichment Center to Offer Satellite Classes in Brooklyn & Tribeca

Starting September, Book Nook will offer satellite classes at locations in Brooklyn and Tribeca.

Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Parents and Pols Want Pop-Up Pool to stay open at Brooklyn Bridge Park

The popular Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park opened on Tuesday for its fifth and final season, but if some parents and politicians get their way, the pool will stay open beyond this summer.

Learn About The Science of Pizza with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Learn About The Science of Pizza with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Liberty Science Center is hosting The Science of Pizza event for the launch of its Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle exhibit, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer, which will be on view through Sept. 5.

NYC Public School Students' Art Work Displayed at The Met

NYC Public School Students' Art Work Displayed at The Met

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display works of art from 90 public school students from across the five boroughs of New York City.

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Free Outdoor Summer Concerts in New York City

Check out this list of free summer concerts for kids in NYC.

Students Raise $1,000 for Local Ice Cream Man Who Was Fined

Students Raise $1,000 for Local Ice Cream Man Who Was Fined

Families from PS 130 in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn, recently helped raise more than $1,000 for local ice cream vendor Carlos Palacios when he was hit with a fine.

New Indoor Interactive Mini-Golf Opens in Red Hook

New Indoor Interactive Mini-Golf Opens in Red Hook

Shipwrecked Mini Golf opened in Red Hook this past April.

NY Kids Club Expanding with New Locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn

NY Kids Club Expanding with New Locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn

NY Kids Club is expanding with two new locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.




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