Brainy Academy opened on March 1. The Academy offers Brainy Montessori, Brainy Builders, and Brainy Tutoring, as well as a birthday party program called Awesome Birthdays.
The Second Annual Student Film Festival is now accepting short film submissions from students throughout New York City. The winning films will be shown at a special screening this summer.
Brooklyn's FIRST LEGO League qualifier, which was filled to capacity with more than 400 students competing, advanced 22 teams to the NYC-wide regional robotics challenge.
Young students at P.S. 84 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn met and thanked local military officers at a special event organized by Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program (LeAp)'s after-school program.
On Feb. 1, the New-York Historical Society unveiled a rare handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution signed by Abraham Lincoln. The Thirteenth Amendment will on display at New-York Historical through April 1.
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Uproar Art, an all-purpose Brooklyn-based nonprofit art program for kids and teens, is launching a visiting artists program in schools this spring.
Robert Moy started Brooklyn Balloon Company in October 2011. He offers party packages with themes ranging from Fairy to Superhero to Bugs, and travels to Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Sonic Soccer, an indoor soccer program run by Park Slope Day Camp Sports Academy, kicked off its first session in December 2011. There next session will start at the beginning of February 2012.
This summer Congregation Beth Elohim is offering a dual language group at their summer camp, CBE Kids Summer Day Camp. “The dual language program will warm the heart of kids’ parents and grandparents across the generations,” says Senior Rabbi Andy Bachman.
PetSmart® opened new stores in Boerum Hill and Canarsie that feature PetSmart Charities Adoption Centers. PetSmart Charities work with local animal welfare organizations such as Brooklyn Animal Foster Network to help find lifelong homes for homeless pets.
Inside Broadway celebrated its 30th anniversary with an interactive "Creating the Magic" workshop that introduced the magic of "Billy Elliot the Musical" to 1,000 NYC public school students.
First Book - Brooklyn, a local branch of a nationwide initiative, launched with the mission to provide books to disadvantaged children and organizations that serve low-income families in Brooklyn, aiming to decrease illiteracy and improve reading levels in the borough.
Crucial Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program Forced to Shut Down Due to Drastic New York State Budget Cuts
New York State budget cuts effective in the new year will take critical funding away from the New York City Tourette Syndrome Counseling Program and force it to shut down.
A new daycare center in Bay Ridge offers flexible schedules to accommodate schedules of working parents and focuses on providing a structured environment for its tiny-tot students.
Barking Cat Studio adds more arts and crafts classes that cater to tweens, teens, and adults.
A new Williamsburg cupcakery offers unique flavors like flan and guava con queso to tres leches, inspiration drawn from the owners' Latin-and-Italian family background.
Former NBA all-star Allan Houston, now the current assistant general manager of the New York Knicks, his father Coach Wade Houston, and iStar Charity Shootout host the kick-off event to the Five Borough Basketball Tour in New York City for fathers and sons and mentors and mentees, stressing the importance of having a strong, male role model in a child's life.
Brooklyn Dance Center III, the third of the Brooklyn Dance Centers that offer dance classes for kids, opened its doors in Bay Ridge this fall.
Young Dancers Repertory, a dance studio that recently moved to Sunset Park in Brooklyn, now offers several new dance classes for children ages 3 and older.
Dimensions on Stage, a new acting and musical theatre school, opened its doors in Bay Ridge next to the Dimensions in Dance studio.
The Center for Arts Education has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2011-2012 Parents As Arts Partners program, which is focused on the twin goals of increasing parent engagement in public schools and providing quality arts programming for students and their families.
The Sprite Spark Parks Project for Schools program awarded a $25,000 grant to the Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn to rebuild the school's tennis court and get students active.
Brooklyn Public Library announced August 23 that it had received a $50,000 grant from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation. The grant will fund the Library’s First Five Years Program, an initiative that supports early literacy programs across the Library’s 60 branches.
After receiving a School Engagement Grant earlier this year, the fully functional Bushwick Campus Farm in Brooklyn now hosts programs that teach students about childhood hunger, obesity, and local food issues.