The Hagedorn Little Village School, Jack Joel Center for Special Children, a school for children with special needs, has expanded its therapy services with the opening of a sensory gym.
Island Wide Speech, an auditory, speech, and language center on Long Island, is developing its group therapy sessions to promote interaction and speech development.
Oh My Girls!, a fitness and wellness center for girls on Long Island, has added a new fitness program for teens.
Long Island mother and motivational speaker Sheira Brayer is hosting a special Mother's Day Motiv8 program to empower girls and their mothers. All proceeds from the event, held at Roosevelt Field May 3, will go to the Girl Scouts of Nassau.
Mid Island Flight School, part of Mid Island Air Services, now hosts airplane-themed birthday parties for kids of all ages. Aviation enthusiasts will have the chance to tour a plane and sit in a cockpit.
The Green Vale School recently announced the addition of a i2 STEM, a science, technology, engineering, and math camp to it's summer camp offerings. The school also offers sports camps, including lacrosse, baseball, and football.
LIU Post Summer Youth Camps will add three new programs to its schedule of camp programs for 2014: cheerleading camp, horseback riding camp, and an academic enrichment camp.
The Lanyard Ladies, a duo that provides birthday party entertainment, recently opened a Nassau County party location in Garden City Park. The duo also offers a crafty camp.
Blue Man Group, which combines music, technology, and comedy for a theatrical experience, recently added to its birthday party offerings. The Blue Man Group birthday party now includes the opportunity to have cake in the lobby before the show. The unique birthday party in Manhattan is suitable for all ages.
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented students, opened two Long Island locations: Westbury and Huntington Station. The gifted and talented enrichment center also offers SAT prep courses and a gifted and talented summer camp.
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts recently announced new additions to its summer camp curriculum. The camp will add a theater audition workshop, a Broadway dance workshop, and sewing and fashion production to its 2014 camp offerings.
Massapequa pediatric dentist office, That Broadway Smile, recently welcomed a new dentist to its staff. Jeffery Fong, D.D.S., joined the movie theater-themed office that offers services to children of all ages including children with special needs.
Language Workshop for Children now offers Kids’ MusicRound at its Manhasset and Manhattan locations. The parent and child music class helps children develop cognitive ability through an exploration of music.
A new children's choir on Long Island, founded by local parents, strives to help fill the gap in children's arts education and give back to the community.
M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym now offers music and theater classes for children in Syosset. The music classes are offered by Long Island Aardvarks and the theater classes are offered by New Artist Theater, a division of The AMF Studio.
Challenge Island, an academic enrichment program, recently opened in Syosset. The program, which offers after-school programs, in-school field trips, summer camps, and birthday parties, helps children build problem-solving skills and engages imagination through creative lessons and activities.
Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline center, recently opened a Deer Park location. The trampoline center hosts birthday parties and fitness classes, and houses 21,000 square feet of trampolines.
Pump It Up, an indoor bounce play space, now offers a special photo feature in all three party packages. The birthday party location will now take photos during the bounce portion of the party and create a montage to watch while eating pizza and cake.
Mid-Island Y JCC’s center for special needs in Plainview has a new name—the Adler Center for Special Needs—due to a donation from Kenneth and Ann Dorman Adler. The center provides services for children and adults with special needs.
While They’re Little now offers Music Together music classes for children in Oceanside. Music Together is a research-based early childhood music education program that helps children discover their musicality.
Actor Peter Facinelli presented the 2013 Aflac Duckprints Awards to three individuals on Long Island who are making a difference in the fight against childhood cancer at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park.
Every year, thousands of kids go without presents. One local organization is rallying against that. The jolly figure behind Jocelyn’s Operation Holiday Spirit has a lot in common with Old St. Nick.
Dance With Me USA and Rising Stars Dance merged to create Dance With Me Juniors. The dance program for children in Nassau County teaches a variety of styles including ballroom, hip-hop, and contemporary.
Active Kidz Long Island, a family entertainment center on Long Island, recently added bowling lanes and new blasters for its Cannonball Blast game. The birthday party location in Jericho also offers laser tag, inflatables, rock climbing, an arcade, and a virtual game center.
The Lanyard Ladies, a mom-owned business based in East Rockaway on Long Island, was named the winner of the Bethenny in Your Business $20K Giveaway. The business received a check for $20,000 on an episode of "Bethenny."