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Spirit of Ezra Jack Keats
Two NYC area writers and artists are recognized with Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Book Awards for their work on children's books. (read the story...)

Eleven-Year-Old NYC Violinist to Be on NPR's 'From The Top'
Eleven-year-old Elli Choi from New York City will be on an episode of NPR's "From the Top," the hit radio program featuring America's best young classical musicians. (read the story...)

Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies in NYC
From classic thin mints and samoas to Do-si-dos and Lemonades, Girl Scout Cookies are a true crowd favorite. Find where to buy Girl Scout Cookies in New York City with the Girl Scout Cookie Locator app and take note of these pop-up shops throughout NYC. (read the story...)

Greenpoint Fitness Organization Now Offers Gymnastics Team
Greenpoint fitness organization, The Gym Park, now has a gymnastics team for children in Brooklyn. The team is for kids ages 6-12 and aims to be involved in local competitions soon. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Summer Day Camp Offers Toddler Program
Long-running summer day camp, Park Explorers Day Camp, will offer a toddler program starting this summer. The early explorers program introduces children to the summer camp environment at a speed set for 3-year-olds. (read the story...)

Pacplex Reopens After Fixing Damage from Hurricane Sandy
After Hurricane Sandy hit, Pacplex had to close to fix the damage it sustained during the severe weather. Pacplex is reopening with some new additions to the facility. The family fitness center also offers summer camp and after-school programs. (read the story...)

New York Aquarium Plans Partial Reopening in Spring
When Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast, it caused extensive damage to the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium located in Coney Island and its many neighbors. The aquarium is slated to partially open in spring and will include a fully remodeled Aquatheater with a new sea lion demonstration. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Heights Preschool Offers Cozy Atmosphere for Kids
Seedlings Academic Playschool, an intimate, homelike preschool for children in Brooklyn Heights, prides itself on small group learning. The homelike play and learning environment allows for children to have a positive first-time experience in a preschool setting. (read the story...)

The Love of Lacrosse Comes to Brooklyn Bridge Park
Is your son or daughter itching to try a new sport? Why not try lacrosse? Brooklyn Lacrosse Club, which has fields on Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5, is starting its first competitive season this spring. With teams for boys and girls, your athlete will have fun while being active. (read the story...)

Four NYC Neighborhoods to Receive Better Access to Healthy Foods
A new program will expand access to healthy food in four New York City neighborhoods over the next three years, with a focus on improving the lives of low-income families in disadvantaged areas of Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. (read the story...)

New York City Bus Strike Is Finally Over
As of Wednesday, Feb. 20, New York City's school bus strike is finally over, and school buses will resume full service to New York City public school children for the first time in five weeks. Here is some important information from the NYC Department of Education (DOE) that will help make the transition back to yellow bus service as smooth as possible. (read the story...)

Park Slope Child Development Center Hires New Director After Previous One Retired
Park Slope North Child Development Center, formerly known as Helen Owen Carey Child Development Center, hired a new director to replace the previous director who retired. The center focuses on interactive, hands-on learning. (read the story...)

Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Young Volunteers
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship program will honor more than 2,300 youth, ages 6-18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes. Nominations for outstanding young volunteers are being accepted Feb. 1 - March 15. (read the story...)

Oasis Day Camp Expands into Brooklyn Bridge Park
Oasis Day Camp added Brooklyn Bridge Park to its list of summer camp locations for the summer of 2013. Outdoor events will take place in the park, while rainy day and indoor activities will be held at St. Francis College. (read the story...)

Group and Private Tutoring Center Opens in Sheepshead Bay
Thinking Tree Learning Center, recently opened in Sheepshead Bay, offers group and private tutoring for students in Brooklyn. It also offers Gifted & Talented exam and citywide exam prep, homework or project help, and extracurricular activities in chess, Russian, computers, and creating art portfolios for admittance into art school. (read the story...)

Early Childhood Education and School Preparedness Center Opens in Brooklyn
Think, Play, and Learn, an early childhood education center in Park Slope, aims to help struggling children reach their full academic potential and provides the foundation necessary to be successful students. The pre-K and kindergarten prep program ensures kids are prepared for their first day of school with all the necessary support and skills. (read the story...)

Kids' Educational Club to Open Two Brooklyn Locations
New York Kids Club, an enrichment center for children, plans to open two new locations in Brooklyn—Park Slope and Williamsburg. The center offers many classes for Brooklyn kids, including art, cooking, fitness, and music. And with the pick-your-own classes, parents can easily accommodate their schedules. New York Kids Club also offers birthday party, seasonal camp, and open play time packages. (read the story...)

New Studio in Williamsburg Encourages Creativity in All
Bird River Studios, newly opened in Williamsburg, offers a variety of creative classes for kids including music, art, ceramics, printmaking, dance, and creative writing. And if the studio doesn't offer what your child is interested in, it will strive to offer it. Bird River Studio also offers classes for parents while their children are in class. (read the story...)

Hellenic Classical Charter School Breaks Ground on Expansion
Hellenic Classical Charter School, which uses didactic instruction, coaching, and Socratic questioning to teach children, recently broke ground on an expansion. The school is expanding due to an expected influx of students in the fall, and the project is estimated to be finished within 18 months. (read the story...)

Remodeled Child-Care Center Allows for Caregiver Involvement
With a recently remodeled play center, Who's on First offers a variety of classes including yoga, art, music, Spanish, and Mandarin for children. The child-care center in Carroll Gardens strives to enhance self-esteem and problem solving skills. (read the story...)

Halloween Events in the NYC Area After Hurricane Sandy
Check our updated list of Halloween events for kids and families in the NYC area to see what's still happening and what's been canceled in the NYC boroughs, NYC suburbs, and Long Island. (read the story...)

Chelsea Clinton Drops by Brooklyn Public Library for Story Time
NBC News special correspondent Chelsea Clinton read aloud to second- and third-grade students at the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch in September as part of NBC News Education Summit, which coincided with a series of free public library events. (read the story...)

Mill Basin Dance Studio Opens for All Ages and Skill Levels
When Nicole Ventura opened her Mill Basin dance studio, The Dance House of Brooklyn, in September, she brought families a new opportunity for fitness fun. With classes for all skill levels and ages, The Dance House of Brooklyn invites parents to experience dance with their children. (read the story...)

State-of-the-Art Dental Office for Kids Opens in Park Slope
Park Slope Kids Dental, owned by Dr. Tanesha Francis—or Dr. T as the kids know her, is a new, state-of-the-art, kids-only dental office located in Park Slope. The office features an open play and appointment area, which lessons the negative experiences at the dentist. Dr. T schedules at least two appointments per year for each child to allow for a familiarity to grow. (read the story...)

Bensonhurst Montessori Preschool is 'A Home Away From Home'
IP Kids recently opened its IP Montessori Preschool in Bensonhurst. The new preschool combines Montessori principles with a focus on interactive, hands-on methods that allow children to become independent at an early age. (read the story...)


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