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Murray Hill Early Childhood Center Offers Preschool Practice Class

Murray Hill Early Childhood Center Offers Preschool Practice Class

The Wee Ones Club, an early childhood learning center in Murray Hill, now offers an introduction to preschool class for young children in Manhattan.

Enter to Win Tickets to a Screening of Shrek the Musical on DVD

Enter to Win Tickets to a Screening of Shrek the Musical on DVD

In honor of the DVD release of 'Shrek the Musical,' NYMetroParents is giving away tickets to a special screening on October 12! Enter now for your chance to win!

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

Give more than just Halloween candy this holiday season by giving back to the community and volunteering at Spirit Halloween's Spirit of Children parties at hospitals in and around the New York City area.

14th Street Y Offers Fitness Classes for Kids with Special Needs

14th Street Y Offers Fitness Classes for Kids with Special Needs

The 14th Street Y in NYC's East Village offers the KOL Program, which includes sports, fitness, movement, and music classes for kids with autism and communication disorders or language delays.

Dwight School Athletic Center Opens in East Harlem

Dwight School Athletic Center Opens in East Harlem

Upper West Side college prep school Dwight School recently opened its athletic center in East Harlem. The school signed a long-term lease with 1199 Housing Corporation, owners of the East River Landing apartment complex, to refurbish an existing facility. The Dwight School Athletic Center is open to students and the residents of East River Landing and offers athletic classes and programs, including tennis, swim instruction, Zumba, and yoga.

Beautify Your Child's Birthday Bash with Glamify

Beautify Your Child's Birthday Bash with Glamify

Glamify, a mobile spa party service, offers spa packages for girls’ birthday parties in the New York metro area. The birthday party entertainment can include spa services such as mud masks, manicures, pedicures, and glitter tattoos.

Manhattan Bilingual School Adds Middle School Program

Manhattan Bilingual School Adds Middle School Program

Ecole International de New York, a bilingual elementary school, added a middle school program starting with a sixth-grade class this September. The French-English bilingual international school in Manhattan aims to have students become bilingual within a few years.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens in Syosset

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens in Syosset

Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Moms In Training Program Kicks Off in NYC and CT

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Moms In Training Program Kicks Off in NYC and CT

The Moms in Training program is an 8-week fitness group for moms that trains participants to run a 5-mile or 15K charity walk/run for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The program will host several kick-off events in NYC and CT where new members can join.

Appliké Couture Offers 'Big Apple Parent' In-Store Discount

Appliké Couture Offers 'Big Apple Parent' In-Store Discount

Upper East Side children’s clothing store, Appliké Couture, where children can customize clothing with different shaped appliques, now offers a special in-store discount for 'Big Apple Parent' readers. The store is also a fun place to host a birthday party where the party guests can design their own T-shirt.

Manhattan's SciTech Kids Offers More Engineering Classes

Manhattan's SciTech Kids Offers More Engineering Classes

SciTech Kids, which offers after-school STEM programing for children in Manhattan, has extended its curriculum to offer more engineering-based classes. The classes for ages 3-12 cover themes including air and water, art and design, electronics, robots, and the human body. SciTech Kids also offers science birthday parties.

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.




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