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Origami, Craft, and Lego Classes at Aurelia’s Creative Space

Origami, Craft, and Lego Classes at Aurelia’s Creative Space

Aurelia’s Creative Space opened this past July and offers birthday parties and craft classes for kids.

Thanksgiving Activities For Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
Summer Day Camp in Melville Offering New Programs

Summer Day Camp in Melville Offering New Programs

Camp W in Melville now offering new classes.

Berkshire Farm Center Appoints Assistant Director of Foster Care

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, which provides services to youth and families in need on Long Island, recently appointed Kelly Rumm as the assistant director of the foster care program.

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, founder of PTS Coaching—a parent coaching program for parents of children with ADHD, published a book on parenting children with ADHD that was released in October.

Nassau Dentist Uses New Technology for Tooth Implants

Nassau Dentist Uses New Technology for Tooth Implants

Carole Horowitz, D.M.D., and Ronald Knoll, D.M.D., have new technology at their Long Island dental practices. Dr. Knoll, the prosthodontist at the Long Island practices, uses 3-D imaging in the process of creating tooth implants.

East Northport School Offers New STEAM Program

East Northport School Offers New STEAM Program

Long Island Lutheran Day School, a religious day school for preschool through fifth grade on Long Island, recently added a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) lab to integrate the programs into its regular curriculum.

Robotics and Coding for Birthday Parties at CulturePlay

Robotics and Coding for Birthday Parties at CulturePlay

CulturePlay, a technology center that offers STEM classes for kids on Long Island, now offers STEM-themed birthday parties for kids, including Minecraft parties and Lego Robotics parties.

Long Island Private School Welcomes New Head of School

Long Island Private School Welcomes New Head of School

Green Vale School, a private school in Nassau County on Long Island, recently appointed Jesse Dougherty, Ed.D., as its new head of school.

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet, a ballet school celebrating its 20th anniversary on Long Island, will offer a winter ballet intensive for young ballet dancers.

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers programs for gifted and talented students ages 4-18, is offering two new programs this year: STEM programs in Roslyn Heights and Huntington Station and an Art Program in Huntington Station.

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.

HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

Hagedorn Little Village School, a Seaford school that offers educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, is adding two new preschool classes for children on the autism spectrum.

Sensory Garden Opens at Planting Fields

Sensory Garden Opens at Planting Fields

Planting Fields Arboretum State Park in Oyster Bay has opened a new Sensory Garden, the first of its kind on Long Island. The $1.3 million garden is a space where visitors of all ages and abilities can enjoy multisensory experiences.

Kids’ Gym Offers Movie-Making Summer Camp

Kids’ Gym Offers Movie-Making Summer Camp

M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym, which offers a variety of physical and educational classes for kids on Long Island, has partnered with IncrediFlix to offer a movie-making summer day camp.

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.

Music School Offers Choir for Kids and Mini Camp

Music School Offers Choir for Kids and Mini Camp

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.

Valley Stream OT Practice Uses Rock Climbing to Improve Handwriting

Valley Stream OT Practice Uses Rock Climbing to Improve Handwriting

Occupational Therapy for Productive Living, an OT practice in Valley Stream, now offers a handwriting readiness program to prepare children for school.

GoHealth Opens Urgent Care Centers Across Queens and Long Island

GoHealth Opens Urgent Care Centers Across Queens and Long Island

GoHealth has partnered with North Shore-LIJ to open urgent care centers across Queens and Long Island.

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

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!

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Last year, The Long Island Aquarium rescued a sea lion pup that was found on a California beach. That sea lion, Nila, is now on view in the aquarium's sea lion exhibit.

Adelphi and LIU Post Coaches Team Up for Tennis Camp

Adelphi and LIU Post Coaches Team Up for Tennis Camp

Coaches from Adelphi University and LIU Post have partnered to bring Tiger Tennis & Swim Camp to children on Long Island. The Brookville tennis day camp will mix athletic exercise and skill building with fun and open play.

Melville Day Camp Adds Six Flags Overnight Trip

Melville Day Camp Adds Six Flags Overnight Trip

As part of its travel program, Kenwal Day Camp in Melville is adding an overnight trip to Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari in Jackson, NJ.

Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School, an independent school for children with learning disabilities, is adding first and second grades in the fall. The school is also building a new playground, and will offer a transitional program for 11th and 12th grades.

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

Twinn Palms Homestay Services, which finds families for foreign exchange students to live with, is expanding its services into more New York schools. Families can host up to two foreign exchange students at a time.




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