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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.

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Project Playdate's new SummerPlay program for kids ages 3-10 organizes group playdates to art, culture, education, and fitness venues in NYC during the gap days between school and camp in June and August.

Three Local Schools Earn Top 10 Finishes at National Chess Competition

Three Local Schools Earn Top 10 Finishes at National Chess Competition

Students from Success Academy charter schools in Cobble Hill, Williamsburg, and Harlem earned three of the top 10 spots at the National Elementary Chess Championships in Nashville May 8-10.

Kids' Party Planners Publish Fairy Tale Books

Kids' Party Planners Publish Fairy Tale Books

The Brookland Fairies, a children's birthday party planning company based in Manhattan, will release the first book in its new fairy tale series. The book by a local author aims to get kids to believe in magical thinking.

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!

Call for Volunteers: Help Clean Up City Parks

Call for Volunteers: Help Clean Up City Parks

Help clean up NYC parks this summer during the It's My Park campaign, which will teach 50,000 New Yorkers how to care for parks, from fundraising to trash clean-up to street tree maintenance. Learn how you and your kids can lend a hand!

Free Tickets Available at 10:30 Today for Observatory at One World Trade Center

Free Tickets Available at 10:30 Today for Observatory at One World Trade Center

Free tickets are available to be reserved beginning today, Thursday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. ET for the May 28 open house of the observatory at One World Trade Center. The observatory at the top of One World Trade Center will provide unparalleled panoramic views of New York City and three floors filled with innovation and inspiration.

Make Your Own Chocolate Pizza, Edible Jewelry, and Candy Bars

Make Your Own Chocolate Pizza, Edible Jewelry, and Candy Bars

Chocolate Works, which has a network of candy stores across the New York metro area, recently opened on the Upper East Side, and began offering new classes at the Upper West Side location. Chocolate Works also hosts chocolate-themed birthday parties.

Children's Museum of the Arts Offers Free Admission for Children with Special Needs

Children's Museum of the Arts Offers Free Admission for Children with Special Needs

The Children's Museum of the Arts is launching a 2-year Art for All initiative with the aim of making the museum more accessible for children with special needs. As part of the initiative, free admission is given to children with special needs and their caregiver.




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