Massapequa temple Congregation Beth-El is planning to begin a preschool Jewish education program to teach Jewish children about the history and culture of Judaism. The program encourages parent involvement, and utilizes group play, and activities such as story time, crafts, and music to teach children about the religion.
JEI Learning Center Lynbrook-Hewlett recently opened in Lynbrook. The supplemental education services provider offers math, reading, and writing tutors in Nassau County to help children where they struggle most in those subjects. The center provides each student an individualized lesson plan.
The artwork of 21 individuals with disabilities is now on permanent display at an RXR Realty property in Woodbury, Long Island. RXR Realty commissioned the work by individuals affiliated with Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Inc.
The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.
The Adventure Park at Long Island, an aerial zip lining and ropes course in the trees, recently opened in Wheatley Heights. The course has options for children and adults, from beginner to expert climber.
Keep Moving Forward, an intensive physical therapy facility for children with special needs in Nassau County, recently opened in Garden City.
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Center in Deer Park now offers two special jump times: a sensory jump time for children with special needs and a toddler jump time. During both times, the facility is closed to others to provide a safe jumping environment.
Tutor Time, a nationwide child care and learning center, plans to open its Melville location later this month. The early childhood learning center offers infant and toddler care, as well as preschool, before- and after-school, and weekly music programs.
Long Island Parent magazine, a monthly title published by NYMetroParents and Davler Media Group, took home three awards at The Press Club of Long Island's 2014 Media Awards dinner on June 5 at the Woodbury Country Club.
ChiroMom, a chiropractic practice located in Bellmore, now offers acupuncture services to Long Island residents. The chiropractic practice is a family-based wellness center that offers services for the whole family.
PM Pediatrics, an after-hours urgent care center catered to children, recently opened a location in Carle Place. This urgent care center on Long Island is decorated in a southwestern theme.
healthEhabitats, a Long Island-based indoor environmental wellness company, focuses on helping families reduce unhealthy environmental factors in their homes and maintain a healthy living environment.
Toddlewood Studio, a recently-opened photography studio in Great Neck, offers photo shoot birthday parties. The studio, known for its pictures of kids dressed like red carpet celebrities, also offers Ladies' Night.
John Baldi has been named the new Head of School at Vincent Smith School in Port Washington on Long Island. Baldi takes over for Arlene Wishnew, who is retiring after 35 years in the position.
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.