Neighborhood Network of New York has received a $1 million grant to launch a first-of-its-kind community living services program for adults with autism in Westchester, with plans to expand the program throughout New York State.
Landmark Preschool, which has locations in Redding, Ridgefield, and Westport, CT, will open its Bedford, NY, location in the fall. The Bedford preschool will offer half-day programs.
IncrediFlix, a movie-making summer day camp for kids, is moving to the New York metro area. Locations in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Brooklyn, and Fairfield, CT, will host the film camp.
Emelin Theatre brings performing arts programs and performances to the residents of Westchester County. The theater's Off the Grid dance series brings new dancers and choreographers to perform this year.
LinguaKids, which specializes in teaching children foreign languages, recently moved to a new, bigger location in Larchmont. The facility primarily offers French and Spanish classes for kids in Westchester County.
Fidelis Care, a statewide health plan, recently opened a community office in Yonkers.
The Village of Ossining has announced the appointment of Christopher Soi as Superintendent of Recreation. Soi, who assumes the role in January, will be responsible for the coordination of all recreational activities for both the Village and the Town of Ossining.
PM Pediatrics, an urgent care center that specializes in treating newborns to young adults, recently opened in Yonkers. The Yonkers urgent care center features a jungle theme to make the facility kid-friendly.
Fenom Fitness, a family fitness facility in Westchester, recently began offering customized fitness classes for kids and adults through its Build-A-Program! service. The facility offers pay-as-you-go fitness, meaning there are no membership fees.
Your Driver Is Here, a unique car service, recently began offering rides in Westchester and Fairfield counties. The car service uses your own car to drive you where you need to go. The company also offers car service for minors.
Clay Art Center, which offers clay and pottery classes for children and adults, now offers a Saturday drop-in class for families in the area.
The Milestone School, an independent elementary school for nursery through fourth grade in Mount Vernon, opened its Studio earlier this year and now offers a Capoeira class for students in third and fourth grades. The Studio can also be rented out as a party and event location.
The JCC of Harrison Early Childhood Center recently began offering three new programs: a preschool, Super Soccer Stars, and Music on Wheels.
Westchester residents can meet and take pictures with Santa at DreamWorks DreamPlace North Pole Adventure at Westchester's Ridge Hill in Yonkers.
Little Vets, an after-school program for kids in White Plains who are interested in caring for animals, recently began offering classes. The children's veterinary program introduces kids to veterinary science.
Westchester Youth Choirs recently launched two programs for youth singers in Westchester: a boys choir and a girls choir. The choral programs for young singers will prepare a range of songs, including classical and pop, to perform at concerts.
The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops.
Ballet des Amériques School and Company in Port Chester now offers a program for home- and cyber-schooled students. The new program at the dance school in Westchester County is a full-day dance class with breaks for school work.
Ballet des Enfants, an established ballet studio for young children, recently opened a ballet studio in Armonk. The studio offers ballet classes for young children as well as birthday parties.
Billy Beez, a Rockland County indoor play space, is now offering its Date Night drop-off program on Friday and Saturday nights. The facility will also offer an after-school program this fall and a soccer program for kids ages 3-6.
M.E. Smiles Dental and Erica Fish, D.D.S., is scheduled to host a Take Your American Girl Doll to the Dentist event this fall. The goal of the event is to teach proper dental hygiene techniques for good oral health and to reduce kids' anxiety about visiting the dentist.
Family Services of Westchester introduced the SNUG program to Mount Vernon, NY, in an effort to reduce street and gun violence in one of Westchester County's highest-risk communities.
Legoland Discovery Center Westchester recently debuted its newest attraction, Ninjago Laser Training Camp, which was inspired by Lego's Ninjago line.
The Bronxville location of Sylvan Learning Center is offering a special back-to-school program for middle and high school students to learn study and time management skills for the upcoming school year.
The Goddard School in Hastings-on-Hudson now offers specialized summer programs for preschoolers enrolled in its summer camp, including gymnastics, nature, and fort building.