The Professional Bull Riders will bring its Built Ford Tough Series back to Long Island this September.
Fire Island School District will soon be offering full-day pre-K and an expanded non-resident enrollment program at its public elementary school.
The Long Island Nets, the NBA Development League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, are launching a kids dance team.
Patrick McEnroe, a former U.S. Davis Cup captain, will serve as the co-director of John McEnroe Tennis Academy.
Not Just Art, an enrichment center for kids, recently launched a Music Together Generations program, in which young children and seniors jointly participate in a music-themed class.
Eglevsky Ballet, a dance academy and professional ballet company, recently announced its guest faculty who will be teaching the Summer Intensive Programs.
Trinity Episcopal Church Roslyn Childcare Center is launching a summer program for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years.
Nassau County business @ Play Amusements will be adding a video maker booth, a second bounce house, and bumper cars within the next couple months.
Camps ‘R’ Us, a day camp with locations all across Long Island, will be opening a location in Nassau County this summer.
The 43-year-old Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale will reopen early next month under its new name, NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Presented By New York Community Bank.
Future Stars Summer Camps will add flag football and golf to its Old Westbury camp, and will offer its day camp programming at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue.
Portledge School’s summer program in Locust Valley is launching a Career Pathways division and adding science, arts, and sports classes.
Camp director Kate Bedard joins the day camp in Oyster Bay, which now has more to offer campers ages 2-15.
Allied Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Allied Physicians Group, has opened a diaper bank in Plainview to help families in need living in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
BounceU of Farmingdale has added new slide inflatables and an obstacle course.
The CIIT Center opened an advanced treatment center for people with autism spectrum disorder in Nassau County.
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The first Long Island “Special Needs Got Talent” competition will be held in the style of the X-Factor and American Idol on Feb. 4 in East Islip.
East Meadow School District declares Diwali an official holiday for the 2017-2018 school year calendar.
The Long Island Whole Child Academy, School for Twice Exceptional Learning will welcome its first class in January.
Catholic Elementary Schools of Long Island have added almost 800 new Chromebooks in classrooms.
Wine & Design has opened an upbeat and creative space for all ages in Nassau County.
Cup O’ Fun Cafe, an indoor play space in Nassau County, has added a new BEAM virtual playground.
Facing declining participation, Green Vale was the first middle school on Long Island to switch from tackle to flag football. Now numbers are up and other schools are joining in.
Photos from Nassau County, Long Island, after-school programs, performances, and other child-focused businesses and venues.