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Carmelo the Science Fellow Publishes Book

Carmelo the Science Fellow Publishes Book

Carmelo Piazza, aka Carmelo the Science Fellow, recently published a book full of DIY, at-home science experiments that are fun and inexpensive. The book aims to get kids to love science.

NYC Students Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway's 'On the Town'

NYC Students Go Behind the Scenes of Broadway's 'On the Town'

New York City public school students got a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's "On the Town" as part of Inside Broadway's Creating the Magic program.

Science-Based Preschool Opens in Park Slope

Science-Based Preschool Opens in Park Slope

Brooklyn Preschool of Science, a hands-on learning-focused preschool based in Brooklyn, is opening a new location in Park Slope in the fall. The science-based preschool runs in half- and full-days.

Bank Street Summer Camp Opens Brooklyn Heights Location

Bank Street Summer Camp Opens Brooklyn Heights Location

Bank Street Summer Camp is opening a Brooklyn Heights location for its summer day camp for kids. The camp is also participating in the August Alliance, which offers summer programs in August, when there are fewer programs available.

Teachers Offer Plea to NYC Parents: ‘Help Us Fight Cuomo’s Plans’

Teachers Offer Plea to NYC Parents: ‘Help Us Fight Cuomo’s Plans’

Many parents and teachers are angered by proposed changes to the way teacher evaluations are performed, giving even more weight to standardized test scores and less to the input of school principals. Protests are planned for next week, and parents can help spread the word.

Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y Partners with New Jersey Y for Sleepaway Camp

Kings Bay Y at Windsor Terrace and New Jersey Y Camps have partnered to offer PACK Sleepaway Camp, a sleepaway camp geared toward those from Jewish and interfaith backgrounds.

Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

IncrediFlix, a movie-making summer day camp for kids, is moving to the New York metro area. Locations in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Brooklyn, and Fairfield, CT, will host the film camp.

Two Boots Pizza Opens in Park Slope

Two Boots Pizza Opens in Park Slope

Two Boots Pizza, a pizza restaurant chain, recently opened a pizzeria in Park Slope. The family restaurant offers kids' make-your-own-pizza birthday parties.

Super Duper Tennis Offers Lessons for Tots in Park Slope

Super Duper Tennis Offers Lessons for Tots in Park Slope

Super Duper Tennis, a program that offers kid's tennis lessons in NYC, recently began offering its tennis lessons for children in Park Slope, Brooklyn, at Powerplay.

Phillips Pediatrics Medical Practice Opens in Flatbush

Phillips Pediatrics Medical Practice Opens in Flatbush

Phillips Pediatrics, a children's health care practice, recently opened in Flatbush. The pediatrician's office serves children in the Lefferts Gardens and Flatbush neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

NYC Municipal ID Gives New Yorkers Free Access to 33 Museums and More in 2015

NYC Municipal ID Gives New Yorkers Free Access to 33 Museums and More in 2015

The new New York City Municipal ID, announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio shortly after the New Year, will give resident New Yorkers free access to 33 NYC museums, zoos, cultural centers, and other institutions, plus a host of other benefits.

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers Adds Laser Tag and Ropes Course

Bowlmor Chelsea Piers, a family activity center and bowling alley in Manhattan, recently added a laser tag arena and ropes course.

Brooklyn’s AltSchool Provides Experiential Learning

Brooklyn’s AltSchool Provides Experiential Learning

AltSchool, which provides experiential learning for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade, is opening a Brooklyn Heights location in the fall. The elementary and middle school is now offering open houses and accepting applications for the fall.

Brooklyn Charter School Launches Spanish Program

Brooklyn Charter School Launches Spanish Program

Citizens of the World Charter School Williamsburg, which serves Brooklyn school district 14, recently began offering Spanish lessons as part of its partnership with Global Language Project.

Music and Arts Center Opens in Park Slope

Music and Arts Center Opens in Park Slope

Ume Ume Music + Arts, a center that offers music and art classes and music lessons for kids, recently opened in Park Slope. The center also offers after-school programs and birthday parties.

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg Offers UPK

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg Offers UPK

Kings Bay Y at North Williamsburg now offers Universal Pre-K. The North Williamsburg UPK is a free full-day program as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's initiative to enroll 50,000 new children in preschool.

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

Pediatric Dental Office Opens in Greenpoint

North Brooklyn Pediatric Dentistry, a pediatric dental office, recently opened in Greenpoint. The Greenpoint pediatric dentist offers an open-concept floor plan that allows parents to observe their children's dental visits.

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Day Care and Enrichment Center Opens in Dyker Heights

Bunny Hill Daycare & Learning Center recently opened in Dyker Heights. The center offers daycare services, as well as an after-school program for kids.

Runnin’ Wild Kids Shoes Owner Opens Toy Store

Runnin’ Wild Kids Shoes Owner Opens Toy Store

Stacey Fauci, owner of Runnin' Wild Kids Shoes, recently opened an independent toy store in Carroll Gardens: Runnin' Wild Toys. The toy store in Brooklyn offers brands such as Lego and Pokémon, and offers music and art classes.

Williamsburg Kids’ Salon Offers More Than Cute Cuts

Williamsburg Kids’ Salon Offers More Than Cute Cuts

Edamama Cute Cuts and More, a hair salon for kids, recently opened in Williamsburg. The salon, which also acts as a birthday party location, has an in-store children's bookstore and café.

Brooklyn Language Learning Center Offers Preschool Alternative

Brooklyn Language Learning Center Offers Preschool Alternative

Lango Kids, a secondary language learning center in Brooklyn, recently began offering a preschool alternative in Boerum Hill. Lango also offers French, Spanish, and Mandarin after-school classes for kids in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Teen Awarded for Leadership in Climate Justice

Brooklyn Teen Awarded for Leadership in Climate Justice

Jonathan Ferrer, a teen from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has been awarded the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work in environmental and climate justice in his neighborhood and beyond.

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst

Russian School of Mathematics, an after-school math-only learning center, plans to open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst. The Brooklyn learning center for math focuses on one topic for a few months to ensure the students really understand the math concepts before moving onto the next topic.

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.

Kids’ Salon and Spa Opens in Clinton Hill

Kids’ Salon and Spa Opens in Clinton Hill

A Kid's Dream Hair Salon and Spa, a salon and spa for children in Brooklyn, recently opened in Clinton Hill. The salon hosts spa birthday parties for girls.




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