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The Rockettes Kick Off The Holidays In Ridge Hill

The Rockettes Kick Off The Holidays In Ridge Hill

Ridge Hill is offering two new holiday attractions for kids and families.

Boys’ Dance Classes Now Offered at Ballet Muscle

Boys’ Dance Classes Now Offered at Ballet Muscle

New boy ballet training program launches at Ballet Muscle in New Rochelle.

Jolirose Cake Shop Opens in Valley Cottage

Jolirose Cake Shop Opens in Valley Cottage

A new bakery, Jolirose Cake Shop, openes in Valley Cottage, NY.

Hudson Valley Psychotherapy Opens In Nyack

Hudson Valley Psychotherapy Opens In Nyack

New psychotherapy center, Hudson Valley Psychotherapy, opens in Nyack, NY.

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.

Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

Local BounceU Branches Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Visit BounceU of Paramus, BounceU of Nanuet, or BounceU of Elmsford throughout the month of October to participate in a community art project that donates to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.

House of Sports’ New Owners Expand Offerings

House of Sports’ New Owners Expand Offerings

House of Sports, which offers after-school and weekend sports classes and sports leagues for kids in Westchester, is now under new ownership, and is expanding its sports offerings for kids.

Half-Lego, Half-Car Now on Display at Ridge Hill

Half-Lego, Half-Car Now on Display at Ridge Hill

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester has a new Lego sculpture on display Oct. 1-14 at Westchester's Ridge Hill: a Porsche 911 RSR that is half constructed of Lego bricks, half real car.

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

Magnolia Lake Clothing is a new online children's clothing company that hand sews clothes out of vintage fabrics. The clothing company offers regular sizes up to size 8, as well as custom sizing.

Westchester Event Planner Offers Wardrobe and Party Styling

Westchester Event Planner Offers Wardrobe and Party Styling

Streamers Events recently began offering its services as a party styling service. The company also offers wardrobe styling, and party planning in the New York metro area.

Purchase College Expands Adult Continuing Education Program

Purchase College Expands Adult Continuing Education Program

Purchase College is expanding its adult continuing education program this fall with the addition of a tattoo illustration class and a new interior design class as part of its interior design certificate program.

Best-Selling Author Offers Writing Classes in Nyack

Award-winning and best-selling author Peter Danish founded Danish Writing Academy in Nyack, where he will teach high school students how to write polished college application essays, teens and young adults about fiction and play writing, and adults about novel writing.

Fro-Yo Shop Adds Kids’ Play Area

Fro-Yo Shop Adds Kids’ Play Area

Swirl N Joy, a build-your-own frozen yogurt dessert bar in Tuckahoe, recently opened an outdoor kids' play area, and added games and iPads inside.

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Indoor Play Space Opens in the Bronx

Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.

Summer Ballet and Fitness Classes Offered to Children

Peter Cirolia, who danced alongside New York City ballet, owns Ballet Muscle, a studio that offers ballet and fitness classes for kids and adults in New Rochelle. Ballet Muscle recently began offering summer ballet and fitness programs for kids.

Kangs Martial Arts Offers Class for Preschoolers

Kangs Martial Arts Offers Class for Preschoolers

Kangs Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Scarsdale, now offers a taekwondo class catered to preschoolers.

Over the Moon Music and More Expands Location and Classes

Over the Moon Music and More Expands Location and Classes

Over the Moon Music and More, which offers Music Together®, is expanding its Scarsdale location and offering more classes, as well as birthday parties.

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.

Star Kidz to Offer Classes at JCC of Harrison

Star Kidz to Offer Classes at JCC of Harrison

Star Kidz, an after-school performing arts school in Westchester County, will offer its theater, singing, and acting classes at the JCC of Harrison beginning in the fall.

Dave & Buster’s Opens Pelham Manor Location

Dave & Buster’s Opens Pelham Manor Location

Dave & Buster's recently opened a new location in Pelham Manor. The family arcade features a restaurant, arcade, and prize area. Dave & Buster's also offers birthday parties and an area for parents to watch live sports while kids are playing.

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in Westchester

Where to Celebrate Father's Day in Westchester

UPDATED June 2017: Father's Day is on June 18 this year and we've rounded up the best Father's Day activities in Westchester County. Celebrate the dads in your life with a craft project, live music, or by getting wild with some wolves.

Mike Risko Music in Westchester Named a Top 100 Music Store

Mike Risko Music in Westchester Named a Top 100 Music Store

Mike Risko Music in Ossining has been named one of the world’s Top 100 musical instrument and product retailers for the second year in a row by the global association for the music products industry, the National Association of Music Merchants.

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!

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Breaks Ground at Ridge Hill

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Breaks Ground at Ridge Hill

A new family-friendly sports attraction, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, broke ground at Ridge Hill in Yonkers on May 14. This will be one of only 11 iFLY locations in the country.

The Gaga Center Opens in Scarsdale

The Gaga Center Opens in Scarsdale

The popular camp sport Gaga has come to Westchester County with the opening of The Gaga Center in Scarsdale. The center focuses on a safe alternative to dodgeball and offers birthday parties and after-school programs.




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