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Fusion Academy, a school for children who feel anxious about or are having trouble in school, opens three new locations in Manhattan, Westchester, and Long Island. The school features one-on-one style classrooms, individualized learning plans, and support for the student and their family.
Four individuals were honored at the 10th annual Pajama Program Awards for their commitment to children's literacy. The Pajama Program has provided more than 1 million new pajamas and books to children in need nationwide.
City Harvest, an organization that delivers food to hungry New Yorkers, hosted its annual auction and awards ceremony on April 24. Danny Meyer and the chefs from the Union Square Hospitality Group were honored for their efforts to fight hunger.
Visit the new Field Station Dinosaurs, an adventure park that is like a zoo with animatronic dinosaurs. The park offers many activities for the kids, including digging for fossils. They even host birthday parties.
After getting in shape and losing weight, Tauris McBride opened Just Keep Moving Fitness. This fitness studio, which has a variety of classes, is convenient and affordable.
This year's 14th Street Y's Teen Theater Summer Institute will be inspired by Jewish culture. This program will offer a safe, noncompetitive environment for teens to enhance their understanding of theater.
Music Beans is now offering new classes for New York’s tiniest music maestros, putting a strong focus on diverse music and culture, and giving music education a worldly feel.
Exerblast, a children's fitness center in Tribeca, seeks to combine fitness with adventure. Exerblast has many exciting new programs coming up, including the expansion of its special needs program, the creation of a spring break fitness camp for kids, and a collaboration with Pace University students.
The 52nd Street Project theater collective gave 10 young kids from Hell's Kitchen the opportunity to write and direct their own original plays, which were performed by professional actors on an NYC stage.
From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.
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.
After four successful years in Washington, DC, Georgetown Cupcake has arrived in Manhattan.
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.
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.
“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.
Storefront Science opened in Manhattan on Jan. 9, providing children with an engaging space for science inquiry and exploration.
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, a contemporary dance company known for its creative, artistic, and engaging choreography, has a new education and outreach partnership with Broadway Dance Center.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has opened a second location and begun to offer adult yoga classes.
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.