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Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

Teck-e STEM Classes Offered in Midtown

Teck-e STEM Classes Offered in Midtown

Teck-e, which offers science, technology, engineering, and math classes for kids, is offering two new classes in Midtown Manhattan this fall.

NYC Tutoring Company Offers Back-to-School Workshops

NYC Tutoring Company Offers Back-to-School Workshops

Evolved Education Company, which provides at-home tutors in New York City, is offering back-to-school workshops at which students will learn school skills such as organization, test taking strategies, and group work.

Where New Yorkers Can See Pope Francis

Where New Yorkers Can See Pope Francis

Many of us in the New York metro area hope to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis when he visits in September. It won't be easy, but we've rounded up every possible opportunity.

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

Thanks to a confluence of calendar quirks, New York City public school students will have classes only 12 days in all of September--delighted children and confounding parents.

Free Lunchtime Entertainment and Picnic Space at Grand Central

Free Lunchtime Entertainment and Picnic Space at Grand Central

Grand Central Terminal will host its second annual Life's A Picnic in Grand Central this month. It features free indoor picnic space and live entertainment during the lunch and dinner hours.

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.

LittleBits' First Pop-Up Store Opens in SoHo

LittleBits' First Pop-Up Store Opens in SoHo

LittleBits, an electronics company that aims to “democratize hardware,” opened its first pop-up shop to the public today on West Broadway in SoHo. The store’s grand opening is planned for Aug. 13.

The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

The Fashion Class, a program that teaches kids to design and sew their own clothing, is offering two new classes this fall for young fashion designers: fashion trend forecasting and handbag design.

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

The New York Wheel, on the Staten Island shoreline, will be the largest of its kind in the world, creating a major new attraction for travelers on the Staten Island Ferry and others who venture to that borough.

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

One local mom's email inspired the New York City Ballet to create special dance workshops for kids with disabilities. Their reaction will melt your heart.

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

You can take a ride with the 30 luminescent fish that make up the new SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery in Downtown Manhattan. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Woodland Gardens that encircle the carousel are also set to open to the public.

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

The flagship FAO Schwarz toy store is shutting down for good. Visits there were always about the experience more than the toys--but oh, how magical, those visits were.

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, a pedestrian bridge connecting Washington Heights to the Bronx, reopens as a park, after 40 years of being closed to the public.

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.

MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

The Museum of Modern Art will host a new museum program for kids in NYC that features movies for children. The museum's summer film festival for children will span four Wednesdays in July.

NYC Program Exposes Kids to Italian Language and Culture

NYC Program Exposes Kids to Italian Language and Culture

Collina Italiana, which teaches Italian language and culture to children and adults in NYC, is now offering a mini summer camp and an art class, in which children will learn Italian.

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus Performers Hit NYC Streets This Summer

Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.

NYC Students Debut Citywide Art Exhibit on Bullying, Racism, Discrimination

NYC Students Debut Citywide Art Exhibit on Bullying, Racism, Discrimination

New York City students across all five boroughs today debuted the largest art exhibition in the history of NYC parks. Using lunchroom tables as canvas, the students created artwork that expressed their views on social issues such as bullying, racism, gay rights, and discrimination.

Estate Planning Firm Caters To Parents with Young Kids

City Parents Legal Planning, a law firm in Manhattan, caters its services to parents who are looking for future and estate planning to make sure their children are taken care of if anything should happen.

Tibetan Care Places Nannies, Doulas, and Home Companions

Tibetan Care Places Nannies, Doulas, and Home Companions

Tibetan Care recently began offering its nanny, doula, and home companion placement services to families in New York City.

Children's Museum of Manhattan Opens Pop-Up Play Space Focused on Early Childhood Learning

Children's Museum of Manhattan Opens Pop-Up Play Space Focused on Early Childhood Learning

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan will run Frolic!, a new interactive rock ‘n’ roll-themed pop-up play space for children newborn-5, from June 5 through Dec. 31, offering unique set of music, movement, and imaginative play experiences.

Rudolf Steiner School Hosts Music and Sustainability Camps

Rudolf Steiner School Hosts Music and Sustainability Camps

Rudolf Steiner School, a K-12 Waldorf school in Manhattan, is hosting two new summer camps this year. The school has added a sustainability and environmental camp and a jazz and theater camp.

Advantage Camps Expands Tennis Camp Programs

Advantage Camps Expands Tennis Camp Programs

Advantage Camps is expanding its summer camps to include tennis, as well as arts and crafts, other sports, and swimming—depending on which camp your child enrolls in.




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