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If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.
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.
Mathnasium of Astoria, a math-only learning center, will offer a math tutoring program geared toward high school students beginning in September.
Soccer Friends USA, a year-round soccer school, is adding three new soccer programs in Queens: a boys' traveling team, a girls-only soccer program, and a Spanish language 'learn and play' class.
World Ice Arena, which offers ice-skating lessons to children in Queens, is now offering Future Champions, a mid-level figure skating program for competition bound skaters.
Whitestone Lanes, a Queens bowling alley, offers bowling leagues for kids. This fall, the Flushing bowling alley will offer a minion-themed bowling club for kids on Saturday mornings.
Little Atelier of Young Children is an art-focused preschool that follows the Reggio Emilia learning method. The preschool is set to open in Bayside this fall.
FasTracKids and JEI Learning Center, located in Rego Park, will offer a new science and engineering program in the fall.
All Star Studios, a performing arts and dance studio in Forest Hills, is hosting two summer dance clinics that end in half-time performances during New York Liberty games at Madison Square Garden.
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.
NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.
The Museum of Modern Art will host a new museum program for kids in NYC that features movies for children. The museum's summer film festival for children will span four Wednesdays in July.
New York Music & Arts, a music school in Forest Hills and Great Neck for kids, is now offering a children's choir for kids in Queens, and a mini camp in Great Neck that takes place between the end of traditional summer camp and the beginning of the school year.
First Shot Basketball School, a program that offers after-school basketball lessons for kids in Queens, is launching its evening summer basketball clinics in July.
Circus comes to New York City as part of City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage Kids International Contemporary Circus Festival, with free performances in all five NYC boroughs from June 26 – August 17, 2015.
New York City students across all five boroughs today debuted the largest art exhibition in the history of NYC parks. Using lunchroom tables as canvas, the students created artwork that expressed their views on social issues such as bullying, racism, gay rights, and discrimination.
Ivy Day School, a network of preschools in Queens, plans to open its Forest Hills location in July. The preschool offers gifted and talented programs and foreign language classes for preschoolers.
Project Playdate's new SummerPlay program for kids ages 3-10 organizes group playdates to art, culture, education, and fitness venues in NYC during the gap days between school and camp in June and August.
Queens College Summer Camp, a day camp in Queens, is extending its theater and athletic programs to include programs for kindergarten-age campers.
GoHealth has partnered with North Shore-LIJ to open urgent care centers across Queens and Long Island.
The Brookland Fairies, a children's birthday party planning company based in Manhattan, will release the first book in its new fairy tale series. The book by a local author aims to get kids to believe in magical thinking.
The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!
Help clean up NYC parks this summer during the It's My Park campaign, which will teach 50,000 New Yorkers how to care for parks, from fundraising to trash clean-up to street tree maintenance. Learn how you and your kids can lend a hand!
Free tickets are available to be reserved beginning today, Thursday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. ET for the May 28 open house of the observatory at One World Trade Center. The observatory at the top of One World Trade Center will provide unparalleled panoramic views of New York City and three floors filled with innovation and inspiration.
The Children's Museum of the Arts is launching a 2-year Art for All initiative with the aim of making the museum more accessible for children with special needs. As part of the initiative, free admission is given to children with special needs and their caregiver.