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Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Andrew Lloyd Webber Donates $150 Million for NYC Music Programs

Iconic Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has donated $150,000 to the City of New York’s Fund for Public Schools as part of a new initiative called “Rock the Schools.”

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

Family-Friendly Opera for the Holidays

The Metropolitan Opera will host family-friendly opera showings this year, including The Barber of Seville and screenings of The Magic Flute, as well as half-price tickets for children younger than 18.

Pediatric Orthodontics Added to Brooklyn and Manhattan Dental Practice

Pediatric Orthodontics Added to Brooklyn and Manhattan Dental Practice

Kaufman Children's Dental Hospital, which has dental practices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, now offers orthodontic services for kids and adolescents in both locations.

Grand Opening of The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

Grand Opening of The Sugar Hill Children's Museum of Art & Storytelling

New children's museum opens in New York City, devoted to art of storytelling.

Game-Based Learning for NYC Students with Special Needs

Game-Based Learning for NYC Students with Special Needs

Connect the Kids NYC and KNeoWorld Inc. have teamed up to raise money through an Indegogo campaign to supply tablets and game-based learning software to students with special needs in NYC.

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

New Bill Proposes Modifying Happy Meals with Healthier Options

If passed, the proposed Healthy Happy Meals Bill will improve the nutritional value of fast food meals targeted at children in NYC.

Inspired Play at NYC's Imagination Playground

Inspired Play at NYC's Imagination Playground

Bring your kids to Imagination Playground on October 3-4 at FDR Four Freedoms Park to inspire them to get creative with self-directed free play.

Chelsea Preschool Offers Gentle Separation Classes

Chelsea Preschool Offers Gentle Separation Classes

The Kid's Korner Preschool, which offers classes for ages 16 months to 5 years, now offers gentle separation classes in Chelsea for ages 16-22 months and their caregivers.

Ellen Robbins Offers Dance Classes in Three New Locations

Ellen Robbins Offers Dance Classes in Three New Locations

Ellen Robbins, who has been teaching dance for more than 35 years, recently opened three new locations of her dance studio, Ellen Robbins Dance Classes for Children and Teenagers. The studio offers dance classes for kids in Manhattan.

After-School Pony Rides Offered in Midtown Manhattan

After-School Pony Rides Offered in Midtown Manhattan

Chateau Pony Parties, a family owned stable in Midtown Manhattan, now offers after-school pony rides for children, as well as its popular pony birthday parties.

Teck-e STEM Classes Offered in Midtown

Teck-e STEM Classes Offered in Midtown

Teck-e, which offers science, technology, engineering, and math classes for kids, is offering two new classes in Midtown Manhattan this fall.

NYC Tutoring Company Offers Back-to-School Workshops

NYC Tutoring Company Offers Back-to-School Workshops

Evolved Education Company, which provides at-home tutors in New York City, is offering back-to-school workshops at which students will learn school skills such as organization, test taking strategies, and group work.

Where New Yorkers Can See Pope Francis

Where New Yorkers Can See Pope Francis

Many of us in the New York metro area hope to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis when he visits in September. It won't be easy, but we've rounded up every possible opportunity.

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

For NYC Public Schools, a Short September Schedule

Thanks to a confluence of calendar quirks, New York City public school students will have classes only 12 days in all of September--delighted children and confounding parents.

Free Lunchtime Entertainment and Picnic Space at Grand Central

Free Lunchtime Entertainment and Picnic Space at Grand Central

Grand Central Terminal will host its second annual Life's A Picnic in Grand Central this month. It features free indoor picnic space and live entertainment during the lunch and dinner hours.

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.

LittleBits' First Pop-Up Store Opens in SoHo

LittleBits' First Pop-Up Store Opens in SoHo

LittleBits, an electronics company that aims to “democratize hardware,” opened its first pop-up shop to the public today on West Broadway in SoHo. The store’s grand opening is planned for Aug. 13.

The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

The Fashion Class, a program that teaches kids to design and sew their own clothing, is offering two new classes this fall for young fashion designers: fashion trend forecasting and handbag design.

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

The New York Wheel, on the Staten Island shoreline, will be the largest of its kind in the world, creating a major new attraction for travelers on the Staten Island Ferry and others who venture to that borough.

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

A Chance to Dance: NYC Ballet Creates Workshop for Kids with Special Needs

One local mom's email inspired the New York City Ballet to create special dance workshops for kids with disabilities. Their reaction will melt your heart.

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

You can take a ride with the 30 luminescent fish that make up the new SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery in Downtown Manhattan. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Woodland Gardens that encircle the carousel are also set to open to the public.

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

The flagship FAO Schwarz toy store is shutting down for good. Visits there were always about the experience more than the toys--but oh, how magical, those visits were.

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, New York City’s Newest Park

The High Bridge, a pedestrian bridge connecting Washington Heights to the Bronx, reopens as a park, after 40 years of being closed to the public.

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.




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