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Lego-Based Program For Kids Opens In Rye Brook

Lego-Based Program For Kids Opens In Rye Brook

Bricks and Motors opened on March 1 and offers a curriculum that encourages hands-on projects that allow the students to design, think critically, and communicate with one another.

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry: Kid Friendly and Comfortable

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry: Kid Friendly and Comfortable

Mount Kisco Pediatric Dentistry caters specifically to children, from infancy to early adulthood, and aims to give everyone a smile that will produce confidence. The practice places an emphasis on prevention, education, and diet with the hopes of getting kids to develop good oral habits that can last a lifetime.

Soundview Sports Camp Adds Program For Toddlers

Soundview Sports Camp Adds Program For Toddlers

On June 25, Soundview Sports Camp will add Mini Day Camp, a movement-based fitness program for toddlers to summer options. The Mini Day Camp at Soundview Sports Camp is open for registration now.

Roles Guaranteed at Performance Arts Summer Camp in Westchester

Roles Guaranteed at Performance Arts Summer Camp in Westchester

Rising Stars Performing Arts Company is enrolling students ages 8-18 for its summer musical theater workshop until June 16. Everyone who enrolls will get a part in a show and each session of cast members will perform the productions twice.

New Recycling Center Opens in Westchester

New Recycling Center Opens in Westchester

The new Household Materials Recovery Center, or H-MRF, opened its doors in Valhalla, NY as a place for Westchester County residents to dispose of household chemicals and electronic waste.

Eli Manning Honored by Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Eli Manning Honored by Guiding Eyes for the Blind

NFL quarterback Eli Manning stopped by Mulino's of Westchester, in White Plains, NY, where the Guiding Eyes for the Blind foundation introduced him as returning host of its annual summer Golf Classic fundraiser.

Special Needs Caregiver Course in Westchester

Special Needs Caregiver Course in Westchester

Teens in the Westchester area can learn how to care for kids with special needs in a babysitting course being offered in White Plains.

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Names 2012 Youth of the Year

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Names 2012 Youth of the Year

Michelle Imbaquingo, a Mount Kisco teen, was named 2012 Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester, the highest honor a club member can receive.

Scarsdale Library Offers Free Programming for Kids with Special Needs

Scarsdale Library Offers Free Programming for Kids with Special Needs

The Scarsdale Library partners with a parent-teacher committee to add more free programming for families of children with special needs, including reading to therapy dogs and creating an accepting atmosphere.

Homegrown Heroes: The Heart of an Advocate

Homegrown Heroes: The Heart of an Advocate

Westchester County teen Nick Lombardi has spent the past eight years advocating for autism awareness, his efforts reaching local and national families alike and benefiting Autism Speaks. And it all started with a trip to the mall.

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

Thousands of Parents Rally to Support Their Child's School

From public and private schools in Queens and the Bronx to those in Westchester, Long Island, Rockland County, and beyond, parents stand up to help stock dwindling school libraries with new books by voting for their child's school in the Books 4 Our School challenge.

Toothprints Promote Children’s Safety

Toothprints Promote Children’s Safety

On May 1, ME Smiles Dental will offer a new program, Toothprints. Dr. Erica Fish, DMD will be performing the dental bite impressions, which will serve as a form of identification for the safety and security of your child.

Clay Art Presents Birthday Party Possibilities in Port Chester

Clay Art Presents Birthday Party Possibilities in Port Chester

The Clay Arts Center, traditionally known for its dedication to the advancement of ceramic arts, is now offering birthday party packages. The Clay Arts Center is a nonprofit organization that aims to enrich lives through ceramic art by offering a stimulating space, studio practice, exhibitions, and educational opportunities to the community.

New Leagues at Spins Bowl in Mount Kisco

New Leagues at Spins Bowl in Mount Kisco

Grand Prix New York Spins Bowl introduces five new leagues to its bowling alley this spring. Recently opened on Nov. 15, Spins Bowl offers a state of the art bowling center that includes seven VIP lanes for private events in addition to its 12 family lanes for public use. The location aims to be “over the top,” says Chris Pricola, competition director.

New Life for a Historic Site

New Life for a Historic Site

The John Jay Homestead, a New York State Historic Site, plans to build a new Education and Visitor Center that will include interactive exhibits, a children's area, and more, making it more family friendly than ever.

Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester Receives $2,500 Grant

The Boys & Girls Club of Northern Westchester received a grant from The Verizon Foundation that will help the organization expand its technology programs and increase computer access for its young members.

Westchester Children's Museum Receives $10,000 Grant

Westchester Children's Museum Receives $10,000 Grant

The Westchester Children's Museum received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support its Museum Without Walls, which provides math and science programs to middle- and low-income children in Westchester and Fairfield Counties.

Sociable Kidz® Adds Summer Program, Girls-Only Class

Sociable Kidz® Adds Summer Program, Girls-Only Class

Sociable Kidz®, a social group for children ages 4-15, has added two new programs to their schedule.

Teen Zumba Lets Kids Move Freely

Teen Zumba Lets Kids Move Freely

A.P.E. Fitness has always allowed teens to participate in their Zumba classes, but now owner and instructor Alba Carrasco-Martinez offers a specialized Teen Zumba class, which is open to boys and girls and runs a full hour.

New Activities at Great Play

New Activities at Great Play

Great Play of Scarsdale recently added a slew of new activities to their line-up, including Parents’ Night Out, Zumbatomic, a sibling class, a new weekend class, and a drop-off camp, Snack & Play. More party times have also been added to the schedule.

Third Annual Fill A Backpack Drive Kicks Off

Third Annual Fill A Backpack Drive Kicks Off

A Scarsdale native founded the Fill A Backpack Drive to benefit underprivileged kids on the Oglala Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation. Now in its third year, the backpack drive is accepting donations from Westchester residents through March 3.

'What Are You Doing for Others?'

Hundreds of community members took the late Dr. King’s words to heart during an MLK-inspired Day of Service in January.

Nonprofit Village Green Nursery of Bedford Village Celebrates 55 Years

Nonprofit Village Green Nursery of Bedford Village Celebrates 55 Years

The Village Green Nursery School of Bedford Village, the only nonprofit nursery school in the area, celebrated its 55th anniversary in September.

Wine Tasting Raises Nearly $10,000 for Guide Dog School

Wine Tasting Raises Nearly $10,000 for Guide Dog School

Guiding Eyes for the Blind hosted its second annual wine tasting event at its headquarters in Yorktown Heights, where blind sommelier provided guests with personal wine consultations

Boys & Girls Club Raises $5,000 at Annual Memorial Fundraiser

Boys & Girls Club Raises $5,000 at Annual Memorial Fundraiser

An annual memorial fundraiser hosted by the Boys and Girls Club of Northern Westchester raised $5,000 for the Chris Cutri Memorial Scholarship.




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