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Bayside Center Specializes in Infant and Preschool Care

Bayside Center Specializes in Infant and Preschool Care

Bayside preschool and day care center, Little Apple Preschool, recently opened. The preschool offers infant, toddler, young preschool, and preschool age groups and teaches using a creative curriculum, including dance, art, and yoga. The day care center offers a diverse community for children.

Title Boxing Club Pilots Accommodate Teachers, Children

Title Boxing Club Pilots Accommodate Teachers, Children

Title Boxing Club, a fitness center in Forest Hills that offers boxing, kickboxing, and personal training, is piloting two programs: one targeted toward teachers and one for kids.

Family-Friendly Movie Theater Revamps Seating

Family-Friendly Movie Theater Revamps Seating

Family-friendly movie theater Movieworld Cinemas in Douglaston recently replaced its old seating to make the movie-watching experience more comfortable. The theater offers competitive rates on tickets and snacks. The cinema also hosts children’s birthday parties, as well as private screenings for groups, such as schools and camps.

Paint Your Own Pottery at Bayside Studio

Paint Your Own Pottery at Bayside Studio

Bayside creative studio Mud Genius recently opened, offering paint-your-own pottery and ceramics. The Queens studio offers Ladies’ Night Out on Thursdays and will soon offer Kids’ Night Out on Fridays.

Fitness Studio Helps People ‘Live Life in Quality’

Fitness Studio Helps People ‘Live Life in Quality’

Sisters Crystal and Aphrodite Varellas aim to help people 'live life in quality' at their College Point fitness studio TOPshape Health & Fitness. The fitness studio in Queens also offer classes for kids and adults, as well as a mommy and me class.

Sage Music School Opens Second Location in Greenpoint

Sage Music School Opens Second Location in Greenpoint

Sage Music, a music school based in Queens, recently opened a music school in Brooklyn. Sage Music offers guitar, violin, cello, piano, and voice lessons and uses traditional music instruction combined with psychology, holistic approaches to health and well-being, and communal creativity.

Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

Music Conservatory Opens Second Location

The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York, which was originally located in Jackson Heights, recently opened its second location in Elmhurst. The Performing Arts Conservatory of New York offers after-school classes to children in Queens, including drama, music, and dance. The conservatory also offers introduction to music classes for preschoolers, as well as Spanish classes.

Bayside Music School Teaches All Ages

Bayside Music School Teaches All Ages

Vienna Music, a music school for children of all ages in Bayside, Queens, recently opened. It offers basic fundamentals of music classes for toddlers and one-on-one music lessons.

Mommy, Music & Me Provides Music Together® in Astoria

Mommy, Music & Me Provides Music Together® in Astoria

Mommy, Music, & Me now offers Music Together's classes at Gym-Azing in Astoria. The music and movement classes help children learn to express themselves through music.

High-End Astoria Facility Hosts Affordable Parties

High-End Astoria Facility Hosts Affordable Parties

Astoria Sports Complex now offers families and businesses in Queens a new location to host high-end parties at an affordable price point. Astoria Complex Catering offers an upscale environment that can accommodate up to 200 guests.

Huntington Approach Available to Queens Students

Huntington Approach Available to Queens Students

Supplemental education center for students in kindergarten through college, Huntington Learning Center, which has locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and on Long Island, recently opened its Flushing location. The center offers tutoring in core subjects, help in building academic skills for successful school learning, and exam prep.

Afternoon Soccer Program for Elementary Students

Afternoon Soccer Program for Elementary Students

Soccer Friends now offers three new programs for children in Forest Hills: an afternoon soccer club, school break day camps, and child care for a monthly parents' night out.

Tots Learn Basketball Skills at First Shot

Tots Learn Basketball Skills at First Shot

First Shot Basketball School now offers its Super Tots program for children ages 3-4 in Queens. The program teaches tots the basketball skills and coordination necessary for future participation in the sport.

Personalize Your Holiday Gifts in Forest Hills

Personalize Your Holiday Gifts in Forest Hills

A Little Personalized, a personalization boutique in Forest Hills, recently opened. The store personalizes every product it sells, making perfect baby shower, graduation, and holiday gifts. The store also offers knitting and sewing classes for kids in Queens.

Doctors Honor P.S. 244Q in Queens with National Golden Carrot Award

Doctors Honor P.S. 244Q in Queens with National Golden Carrot Award

The Active Learning Elementary School P.S. 244Q in Queens was named the national grand prize winner in this year's 2013 Golden Carrot Awards for its creative approach to providing healthful vegetarian lunch options to its students.

Paint Your Own Holiday-Themed Gifts in Forest Hills

Paint Your Own Holiday-Themed Gifts in Forest Hills

Forest Hills’ Oliloli Arts & Crafts Studio now offers paint-your-own ceramic ornaments and personalized holiday gifts. The arts and crafts studio also offers glass fusing, jewelry making, and canvas painting. Oliloli Arts & Crafts also hosts birthday parties on the weekends.

Mommy and Me and Inclusive Zumba Classes Offered in Flushing

Mommy and Me and Inclusive Zumba Classes Offered in Flushing

Flushing dance and fitness center Vibez Studio now offers Zumbini, a mommy and me Zumba classes, and inclusive Zumba classes for children with and without special needs ages 4-12. The 10-class Zumbini program offers a chance for mothers to bond with their child, as well as meet other mothers in the community.

Enrichment Center Offers Music and Chinese Classes

Enrichment Center Offers Music and Chinese Classes

Forest Hills academic enrichment center now offers music and Chinese classes for kids in preschool through high school. In music classes, children can learn to play instruments, take voice lessons and music theory and composition classes. Children learn Chinese through reading, writing, and Chinese traditions and culture.

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

Celebrate Halloween With Spirit of Children

Give more than just Halloween candy this holiday season by giving back to the community and volunteering at Spirit Halloween's Spirit of Children parties at hospitals in and around the New York City area.

Christy's Gymnastics Offers Acrobatics for Cheerleaders, Competitive Dancers

Christy's Gymnastics Offers Acrobatics for Cheerleaders, Competitive Dancers

Christy’s Gymnastics, a Whitestone-based full-service gymnastics facility, now offers an Elite Acrobatics class for cheerleaders and competitive dancers who want to learn and build on their acrobatic skills. The gym also offers early childhood fitness programs and non-competitive and competitive gymnastics programs.

Math-Only Learning Center Opens in Forest Hills

Math-Only Learning Center Opens in Forest Hills

The math-only learning center Mathnasium recently opened its new Queens location in Forest Hills. The center offers tutoring, homework help, test prep, and enrichment activities to help build children’s math confidence.

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports Opens Syosset Location

Bounce! Trampoline Sports recently opened its Syosset location. The indoor trampoline center on Long Island offers birthday parties, trampoline fitness classes, and open bounce time.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Moms In Training Program Kicks Off in NYC and CT

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Moms In Training Program Kicks Off in NYC and CT

The Moms in Training program is an 8-week fitness group for moms that trains participants to run a 5-mile or 15K charity walk/run for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The program will host several kick-off events in NYC and CT where new members can join.

Gateway Sports Club Offers Swim Lessons in Queens, Nassau, and Brooklyn

Gateway Sports Club Offers Swim Lessons in Queens, Nassau, and Brooklyn

Gateway Sports Club, which offers swimming, tennis, soccer, and basketball lessons to children and adults in Queens, Brooklyn, and Nassau County, recently started offering its programs at James Madison High School in Bedford. The sports program also extended its weekend hours at the P.S. 224 location in Bayside. It also offers competitive swim teams in Queens at the Flushing Meadows Aquatic Center and Jamaica High School.

FasTracKids Offers Preschool Alternative in Rego Park

FasTracKids Offers Preschool Alternative in Rego Park

FasTracKids in Rego Park now offers a preschool alternative. The preschool teaches students how to use technology and public speaking skills in academics. Students will also use multi-sensory skills to learn math, sciences, and public speaking. The preschool also offers daily cooking and reading activities, as well as hands-on and interactive projects and experiments. FasTracKids also offers a Gifted & Talented prep course.




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