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Rutgers Church Offers Afternoon Preschool Alternative

Rutgers Church Offers Afternoon Preschool Alternative

Rutgers Church’s Ready, Set, Go! preschool alternative program will be offered in the afternoons this fall. The program, for children ages 3-5, is a great supplement to other preschool programs children may already be enrolled in, according to program director Jennifer Moore. The program offers art, storytelling, dance, and gym activities, as well as special activity days.

92Y Opens State-Of-The-Art Gymnastics Studio on UES

92Y Opens State-Of-The-Art Gymnastics Studio on UES

92Y, on Manhattan's Upper East Side, recently opened a state-of-the-art gymnastics studio. Gymnastics Studio in the Sky now offers gymnastics classes for children with special needs, private lessons, cheerleader tumbling, and birthday parties.

NYC Launches Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Pilot

NYC Launches Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program Pilot

New York City recently launched a new health initiative at Lincoln Medical Center and Harlem Medical Center to get low-income and at-risk patients to eat healthier. The Health Bucks four-month pilot program helps those patients purchase produce from farmers' markets.

Chelsea Preschool Appoints New Administrative Director

Chelsea Preschool Appoints New Administrative Director

Chelsea preschool, Kids Korner Preschool, recently named Jennifer Contrubis Denza as its new administrative director. The full-time preschool in NYC is a close-knit community. Children participate in activities such as music, dance, and Spanish. Kids Korner Preschool is currently accepting applications for the fall.

Family Day-Trip Package to Luna Park at Coney Island

Family Day-Trip Package to Luna Park at Coney Island

Spend a day with the family at the new Luna Park at Coney Island with a day-trip package that saves more than $75 on regular prices, including transportation on Gray Line New York and CitySights NY double-decker buses to and from Manhattan.

New Snoopy Balloon Will Fly In The 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

New Snoopy Balloon Will Fly In The 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Snoopy, the world's most beloved beagle and the longest flying character in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® history, returns this November 2013 to delight millions of fans.

Set Sail with Disney Radio, Circle Line, and Princesses and Pirates

Set Sail with Disney Radio, Circle Line, and Princesses and Pirates

Join New York Water Taxi, Radio Disney, and Cayman Islands for the first-ever Princess and Pirates Adventure cruise made especially for kids on the NY harbor this Sunday, June 30.

STEM Birthday Parties that Come to You

STEM Birthday Parties that Come to You

Engineering for Kids, a traveling STEM education program that visits schools and summer camps, now offers its programs in Nassau County, as well as Manhattan, Queens, and Westchester County. The hands-on STEM academic enrichment program also offers robotics, rocket building, and Levitron birthday parties.

Mom-and-Baby Pilates Offered at Chelsea Yoga Studio

Mom-and-Baby Pilates Offered at Chelsea Yoga Studio

Karma Kids Yoga, located in Chelsea, now offers Mom & Baby Pilates, a one-hour class that gives mothers a chance to exercise and bond with their babies. The class is also an opportunity for babies to learn to socialize with each other and for mothers to meet other mothers in the area and observe the developmental stages babies go through.

Josh Lucas Plays Ping Pong for Charity

Josh Lucas Plays Ping Pong for Charity

Actor Josh Lucas attended Only Make Believe's SPiN Out of Spring event at SPiN: NYC, where he played ping pong with young professionals to support the nonprofit organization that brings live theater to children suffering from chronic illness and disabilities.

NYC Kids Get a Peek Inside Broadway's 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'

NYC Kids Get a Peek Inside Broadway's 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'

New York City public school students got a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's "Nice Work If You Can Get It," thanks to Inside Broadway's Creating the Magic program, which aims to introduce kids to Broadway shows and the people behind them.

Brooklyn Teen Wins Art Contest at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

Brooklyn Teen Wins Art Contest at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square

NYC teen Valerin Sanchez of Bushick School for Social Justice in Brooklyn was named the winner of the Materials Matter Amazing Art Challenge at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square on June 15.

Second Annual New York State Museum Week Begins in June

Second Annual New York State Museum Week Begins in June

On May 31, assemblywoman Margaret M. Markey and the Queens Tourism Council at the New York Hall of Science kicked off New York State Museum Week, which will be from June 10-16.

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green's Battery Park City Location Offers Family Programming

Asphalt Green’s new Battery Park City location offers the same athletic and fitness programming to youth, adults, and families, as well culinary and cultural classes. Asphalt Green also offers summer day camp for children ages 4-13, which includes sports and swim instruction, as well as cultural arts.

Manhattan Laser Tag Can Bring the Party to You

Manhattan Laser Tag Can Bring the Party to You

PARTYpoopers, Tribeca-based party planners, now offers Manhattan Laser Tag Parties. The laser tag birthday parties can either be hosted at the PARTYpoopers location or at a location of your choice—they bring the party to you for birthday, graduation, or bar/bat mitzvah parties. The laser tag is designed for children ages 8 and older and is completely safe, using only light.

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Catch Disney's Dusty of 'Planes' at NYC's Air Show at Jones Beach

Kids will delight when they see the surprise guest -- Dusty, the star of Disney's new movie "Planes" -- at this year's Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach during Memorial Day weekend.

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

Safe Kids Day Celebrated in NYC with Celebrities and Fire Dog

"Safe Kids Day" (May 18) was celebrated at Highline Stages in Manhattan with Nigel Barker, Top Chef Josie Smith-Malave, U.S. Olympian Kristy Kowal, and dozens of kids with a focus on raising awareness and educating people about preventable accidents in the home.

generationOn Presents 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Youth Service Awards

generationOn Presents 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Youth Service Awards

During a benefit in Manhattan, generationOn presented its 2013 Outstanding Leadership in Youth Service Awards to Chelsea Clinton, Julie Fisher Cummings, and Bank of America. It also presented 6 young people with the 2013 Hasbro Community Action Hero Awards.

Olympic Gold Medalists Help Host Official Swimming Safety Days in NYC

Olympic Gold Medalists Help Host Official Swimming Safety Days in NYC

Olympic gold medalists Cullen Jones and Rowdy Gaines kick off USA Swimming Foudation's "Make a Splash" tour at the Empire State Building where New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg names May 16-18 as "Swimming Safety Days."

The Hospital for Special Surgery Opens Children's Pavilion

The Hospital for Special Surgery Opens Children's Pavilion

The Lerner Children’s Pavilion is a pediatric orthopedic hospital within The Hospital for Special Surgery, the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics in the country. The family-friendly hospital on the Upper East Side features private patient rooms with in-room family accommodations; safe play areas for patients and their siblings; and a nature-influenced design.

Nonprofit Provides Free Hearing Screenings for Students

Nonprofit Provides Free Hearing Screenings for Students

NYC schools no longer offer hearing screenings for its students, so on May 2, the Hearing Health Foundation and Gordon Hearing Conservation partnered to provide free hearing screenings for students at the Speyer Legacy School on Manhattan's Upper West Side in honor of May's Better Hearing and Speech month.

Autism Speaks Honors Mothers of Autism Community at Luncheon in NYC

Autism Speaks Honors Mothers of Autism Community at Luncheon in NYC

Autism Speaks celebrated mothers of the autism community at a luncheon in New York City on Wednesday, May 1 with special guest Dee Ocleppo, the nonprofit's national board member, fashion designer, and former model.

New Life for Landmark Church in Washington Heights

New Life for Landmark Church in Washington Heights

A groundbreaking ceremony held on April 7 marked the $10 million renovation and expansion of the Fort Washington Collegiate Church in Washington Heights.

NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons

NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons

New York City youth coach is honored with the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award for his basketball and life lessons and positive impact on young athletes.

American Camp Association Grants Summer Camp Scholarships to Hurricane Sandy Victims

American Camp Association Grants Summer Camp Scholarships to Hurricane Sandy Victims

The American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey grant hundreds of summer camp scholarships to children affected by Hurricane Sandy.




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