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Star America Preschool Introduces New Enrichment Classes

Star America Preschool Introduces New Enrichment Classes

Star America Preschool, a Midtown West preschool for ages 3 months to 6 years, recently introduced a new enrichment program. Students participate in Spanish, music, and yoga and dance programs throughout the week.

Lego Store Flatiron District Opens on Fifth Avenue

Lego Store Flatiron District Opens on Fifth Avenue

Lego has opened a new store in Manhattan's Flatiron District, at 200 Fifth Avenue across from Madison Square Park. The store is the second Lego flagship location in NYC, joining the store in Rockefeller Center.

Nintendo World is Home to Latest Nintendo Games

Nintendo World is Home to Latest Nintendo Games

Nintendo World, the Nintendo store located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, will be home to the latest Nintendo games this holiday season, including games for Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo Wii U.

Highlights Launches Infant Book Series and Bilingual Magazine

Highlights Launches Infant Book Series and Bilingual Magazine

Highlights for Children, which publishes Highlights magazine, is launching a Spanish-English bilingual magazine and early childhood learning book subscription service.

Manhattan Charter School Starts Year with Two New Programs

Manhattan Charter School Starts Year with Two New Programs

Innovate Manhattan Charter School, part of the Kunskapsskolan Swedish network, is offering two new programs: an after-school program and STEAM Saturdays. The school uses self-paced, individualized learning.

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

Entrepreneurship Program Opens Location in Lower Manhattan

8andUp is a group of business professionals who are committed to teaching children about entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship classes offered for kids teach children about building businesses and web coding.

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids

The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.

Sesame Street Exhibit to Open at the New York Public Library

Sesame Street Exhibit to Open at the New York Public Library

As Sesame Street begins its 45th season, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Sesame Workshop invite fans of all ages to take a closer look at the show's legacy, artistry, and beloved characters at the new free multimedia exhibition Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder. The exhibition will be on display in Sept. 18-Jan. 31, 2015.

Day Care and After-School Center Opens on Lower East Side

Day Care and After-School Center Opens on Lower East Side

Evolution Enrichment Center, a day care and after-school center, recently opened on the Lower East Side. The center aims to offer innovative and exciting enrichment classes to help kids build the foundations needed for future success, including gymnastics, art, martial arts, and theater arts.

Manhattan Landmark Adds Eclectic Mix of Performing Arts Courses

Manhattan Landmark Adds Eclectic Mix of Performing Arts Courses

Greenwich House Music School will begin offering Suzuki violin and musical theater classes for kids in Manhattan, as well as a rock band jam session, in it's fall term.

Columbus Gym to Offer Gymnastics and Music Program

Columbus Gym to Offer Gymnastics and Music Program

Columbus Gym, part of Columbus Pre-School, plans to offer a combined gymnastics and music class for toddlers. The program, Move and Groove, helps with kids’ motor skills and keeps them active, and helps with their social-emotional development.

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program

Pono, an outdoor learning, democratic preschool in Harlem, is partnering with Storefront Science's owner to create a curriculum that is nature- and science-focused.

RePlay Music Studios Offers Camp, After-School Programs

RePlay Music Studios Offers Camp, After-School Programs

RePlay Music Studios, a West Village studio that offers music programs for preteens and teens, is offering two more sessions of its rock band summer day camp, and will offer after-school programs and lessons in Manhattan.

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

2014 Free Summer Meals Program Kicks Off in New York City

The No Kid Hungry Campaign, NYC Department of Education, and the NBA teamed up to kick off the 2014 Free Summer Meals program in NYC, which provides millions of free meals to kids and teens during summer school vacation.

Manhattan's New Literary Landmark

Manhattan's New Literary Landmark

The Yorkville Community School and the street where it stands, on East 88th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, were declared literary landmarks. The building and street were made famous in the book "The House on East 88th Street" by Bernard Waber.

Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs

Suburban Jungle Realty Group Presents Summer in the Suburbs

Suburban Jungle Realty Group, a real estate agency in Manhattan that helps families in the city move to the suburbs, recently began offering Summer in the Suburb tours in the New York metro area. The tours show families what a particular town is like before they buy a house in the suburbs.

Modeling Camp NYC Launches Program for Younger Girls

Modeling Camp NYC Launches Program for Younger Girls

Modeling Camp, a nationwide camp that teaches girls about the modeling and fashion industries, recently launched a program for younger girls, ages 8-11. The day camp in New York City runs for four days.

Jeff Koons's Split-Rocker Exhibition Makes New York City Debut

Jeff Koons's Split-Rocker Exhibition Makes New York City Debut

Jeff Koons's Split-Rocker makes its New York City debut at Rockefeller Center, to coincide with the opening of his retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Split-Rocker is a spectacular planted form that towers over 37 feet high and features over 50,000 flowering plants.

NYC Students Go Inside Broadway with Motown the Musical

NYC Students Go Inside Broadway with Motown the Musical

On May 22, more than 2,000 NYC public school students went behind the scenes of Motown, The Musical on Broadway, courtesy of Inside Broadway's Creating the Magic program, which aims to introduce young children to live theater.

Lots of Learning at Elliott's Gymnastics' Camp for Tiny Tots

Lots of Learning at Elliott's Gymnastics' Camp for Tiny Tots

Elliott's Gymnastics, an Upper West Side facility that offers children's movement classes, recently announced its Kids In Bloom summer camp for preschoolers. The summer camp is English-Spanish bilingual.

Baby Boom at New York City Zoos

Baby Boom at New York City Zoos

NYC zoos welcomed several newborn baby animals this spring, including baby baboons in Brooklyn, a pair of gorilla babies and four lion cubs in the Bronx, a tiny pudu in Queens, and snow leopards and a white-necked crane chick in Central Park Zoo.

Creative Center for Kids Offers Sea-Themed Summer Camp

Creative Center for Kids Offers Sea-Themed Summer Camp

Turtle Dove Children, a creative center for kids that is partnered with The Jack and Jill School, will offer an Under the Sea summer camp for kids in Manhattan. The Gramercy Park summer camp location aims to inspire peace and community through theater arts, yoga, and creative activities.

School of Rock NYC Expands Summer Camp, Adds Birthday Parties

School of Rock NYC Expands Summer Camp, Adds Birthday Parties

School of Rock NYC, an Upper East Side music school for kids and teens, recently expanded its summer programs to offer a songwriting and recording summer camp. It also now offers music birthday parties.

Build-A-Bear Workshop Kicks Off 2014 Huggable Heroes Contest

Build-A-Bear Workshop Kicks Off 2014 Huggable Heroes Contest

On May 14, Build-a-Bear Workshop kicked off its 2014 Huggable Heroes contest at its location in Midtown Manhattan, where it invited military members and their families, former Huggable Heroes, and local students to build teddy bears to be donated to military families.

Mia Hamm Named 2014 Resident Mom of the Year by Residence Inn

Mia Hamm Named 2014 Resident Mom of the Year by Residence Inn

Soccer star Mia Hamm received the Residence Inn by Marriott 2014 Resident Mom of the Year award in Manhattan. The award came with a check for $10,000 to the Mia Hamm Foundation, which supports youth soccer organizations.




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