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Thyroid Diet Coach Offers New Group Program

Thyroid Diet Coach Offers New Group Program

Magdalena Wszeklaki, a certified nutrition coach and a thyroid wellness expert, wants to teach her clients how to self-heal. As the founder of Thyroid Diet Coach, Wszeklaki seeks to give her clients the same tools that reversed her own thyroid conditions.

Georgetown Cupcake Opens in SoHo

Georgetown Cupcake Opens in SoHo

After four successful years in Washington, DC, Georgetown Cupcake has arrived in Manhattan.

Jammin' on the Bamboo

Jammin' on the Bamboo

Young students of the East Village Dance Project made their own instruments from bamboo to play at a Lincoln Center concert commemorating the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last year.

LeAp Celebrates 34 Years of Arts Education on 'LeAp Day'

LeAp Celebrates 34 Years of Arts Education on 'LeAp Day'

Mayor Bloomberg proclaimed Feb. 29 "LeAp Day" in honor of Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program, which provides arts-based after-school programs to NYC public schools.

Little Rockers Bring Rockin' Music Classes to NYC Kids

Little Rockers Bring Rockin' Music Classes to NYC Kids

“Brown Eyed Girl” and “Yellow Submarine” are not just classics of yesteryear anymore. The founders of Little Rockers – Cool Kid’s Music Classes teach these tunes and more at classes in New York City where they educate and rock out with kids and parents.

Curious About Science

Curious About Science

Storefront Science opened in Manhattan on Jan. 9, providing children with an engaging space for science inquiry and exploration.

Digital Field Camp Encourages Curiosity

Digital Field Camp Encourages Curiosity

Digital Field Camp will launch its first cycle in April and will then run four sessions this summer. It is designed to be an “action-packed adventure.”

Parsons Dance Meets Broadway Dance Center

Parsons Dance Meets Broadway Dance Center

Parsons Dance, a contemporary dance company known for its creative, artistic, and engaging choreography, has a new education and outreach partnership with Broadway Dance Center.

Calling All Shorts!

Calling All Shorts!

The Second Annual Student Film Festival is now accepting short film submissions from students throughout New York City. The winning films will be shown at a special screening this summer.

Star Wars Sleepover Helps Community

Star Wars Sleepover Helps Community

A Star Wars-themed sleepover at Ripley's Believe It or Not! in Times Square celebrated the release of "Star Wars Episode I in 3-D" and raised funds for a nonprofit organization that benefits local families.

Spotted in the Saddle

Spotted in the Saddle

Teen actor RJ Mitte of "Breaking Bad" fame visited New York City to mentor budding actors, speak out against bullying, and support therapeutic horseback riding.

Local Students Attend Unveiling of a Rare Copy of the Thirteenth Amendment

Local Students Attend Unveiling of a Rare Copy of the Thirteenth Amendment

On Feb. 1, the New-York Historical Society unveiled a rare handwritten copy of the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution signed by Abraham Lincoln. The Thirteenth Amendment will on display at New-York Historical through April 1.

From the Court to the Books

From the Court to the Books

Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar read his new book, "What Color is My World?" to a group of kids at the Children's Museum of Manhattan to celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 8.

Karma Kids Yoga Lets Adults Join In

Karma Kids Yoga Lets Adults Join In

Karma Kids Yoga has opened a second location and begun to offer adult yoga classes.

The PIT Throws Broadway Birthday Bashes

The PIT Throws Broadway Birthday Bashes

The Peoples Improv Theater, known as The PIT, launched a new birthday party division in January 2012. The new division, Broadway Birthday Bashes, will host parties for kids.

Learning Social Skills with a Smile

Learning Social Skills with a Smile

socialsklz:-) is offering a new program called CLUBsocialsklz:-) that will be offered both in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Young Music Students Honored at Carnegie Hall

Young Music Students Honored at Carnegie Hall

Four local students in The Carnegie Hall Royal Conservatory Achievement Program were awarded Certificates of Excellence for earning top marks on their 2011 musical assessments.

Dunk for Adoption

Dunk for Adoption

A dozen people, dressed as penguins, participated in the Second Annual Dunk-a-Thon hosted by You Gotta Believe!, a teen agency based in New York City that is dedicated to finding permanent families for local teens.

NYC Native Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

NYC Native Named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Author Walter Dean Myers, who grew up in Harlem, assumed the two-year post of National Ambassador for Young People's Literature just after the New Year, choosing “Reading is Not Optional” as the banner for his platform.

Ali Forney Center Kicks Off 10th Year with $500,000 Grant

Ali Forney Center Kicks Off 10th Year with $500,000 Grant

The Ali Forney Center kicks off its 10th year with a grant of $500,000 that will help build the nation's first 24-hour drop-in service center for homeless LGBT youth.

A Cause To Celebrate

A Cause To Celebrate

Build-A-Bear and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital teamed up with the New York Giants to host a benefit that really gave cause to celebrate.

Gold Material Expands To Kips Bay

Gold Material Expands To Kips Bay

Gold Material Montessori School, founded in 2004 as an independent private school, has expanded to three locations, the newest of which is opening in Kips Bay this month. Registration for Gold Material Montessori School in Kips Bay is open now and is ongoing.

No Name, No Rules, Just Art

No Name, No Rules, Just Art

This fall, for the first time in the history of In The Making, the Museum of Modern Art’s popular and competitive free art program for teens, the museum offered a class with no rules and no agenda, fittingly calling it “A Class With No Name.”

Swedish Style in NYC

Swedish Style in NYC

Polarn O. Pyret, a clothing store founded in Sweden in 1976, recently opened two retail outlets in Manhattan. The new stores are located at 200 Chambers Street and 428 Columbus Avenue.

Kids, Meet Billy

Kids, Meet Billy

Inside Broadway celebrated its 30th anniversary with an interactive "Creating the Magic" workshop that introduced the magic of "Billy Elliot the Musical" to 1,000 NYC public school students.




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