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Rockland Soccer Academy to Offer Lessons in New City

Rockland Soccer Academy to Offer Lessons in New City

Rockland Soccer Academy, a soccer program for young children, plans to offer fall soccer programs for children ages 3 through third grade in New City. The soccer program is lead by head coach Mike Girling.

The Sunshine Gallery Retail and Consignment Store Opens in Nanuet

The Sunshine Gallery Retail and Consignment Store Opens in Nanuet

A retail and consignment store, The Sunshine Gallery opened in Nanuet in May. The store offers kids clothing, furniture, toys, shoes, and strollers, as well as maternity clothing. Owner Colleen Vanderhoef, a teacher at the Rockland Center for the Arts, also offers kids’ art classes at the store.

Composer Joe Delia Shares Passion for Music through Teaching

Composer Joe Delia Shares Passion for Music through Teaching

Musician and tv and film composer Joe Delia, who is also a member of Thieves, is now offering piano, film scoring, vocal, and guitar lessons in Tappan.

Clarkstown South Team Wins Bounce! Trampoline Sport's First Slam Dunk Basketball Challenge

Clarkstown South Team Wins Bounce! Trampoline Sport's First Slam Dunk Basketball Challenge

On May 13, three high school teams competed for bragging rights and $150+ in the inaugural Bounce! Trampoline Sports Basketball Challenge in Valley Cottage. The five-man team from Clarkstown South came in first place.

Nyack Hospital Hosts JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Nyack Hospital Hosts JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is now hosting monthly Type 1 diabetes support group meetings at Nyack Hospital.

Dwight-Englewood School Fifth-Graders Perform Original Opera

Dwight-Englewood School Fifth-Graders Perform Original Opera

Fifth-graders from the Dwight-Englewood School in Englewood, New Jersey, performed an original opera called "Ups and Downs...Back on our Feat" on May 1. The show was produced in partnership with the New York Metropolitan Opera Company.

Little Tykes Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Climb Adventure

Little Tykes Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Climb Adventure

Palisades Climb Adventure, a ropes course for families, recently opened its Sky Tykes Ropes Course, a ropes course for kids 48 inches tall and shorter.

Indoor Playground-Like Play Space Opens in Nanuet

Indoor Playground-Like Play Space Opens in Nanuet

Kids Play, an indoor play space for children, recently opened in Nanuet. The free-play facility also hosts birthday parties.

Two New Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits

Two New Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits

Rockland Jewish Family Service Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits will offer two new programs this summer: Camp Kipanga for children ages 5-10 and Camp Katikati for children ages 11-13. The camps are for children with social deficits such as autism, ADD, and social anxiety.

Hillsdale Art Studio Adds Parent-Child Art Club

Hillsdale Art Studio Adds Parent-Child Art Club

Abrakadoodle, which offers art classes, camps, and parties for children in Hillsdale, recently began offering Art Club. The club offers children and parents the opportunity to work in different art media together. The 90-minute parent and child art session is offered eight times a week for children age 20 months to 5 years.

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in Pomona

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in Pomona

Eye Level Learning Center recently opened in Pomona. The academic enrichment center in Rockland County focuses on building students’ foundation in math and English, which will help with other subjects.

Unique Art Studio for Kids Opens in Orangeburg

Unique Art Studio for Kids Opens in Orangeburg

Art Adventure, an art studio that offers art classes for children in Rockland County, recently opened. The studio helps children develop art skills in unique mediums such as street art and pixilation.

Beth Am Temple Offers Free Early Childhood Program

Beth Am Temple Offers Free Early Childhood Program

Beth Am Temple, which offers Jewish religion classes in Pearl River, now offers a free early childhood Jewish education class at its religious school.

Learn the Art of Pasta Making at Your Next Party

Learn the Art of Pasta Making at Your Next Party

Is your birthday child an aspiring chef? Kidz Pasta Parties may be what you’re looking for. With the in-home birthday party entertainment service, partygoers will learn how to make and cook pasta.

Rockland's Bounce! To Add More Space and New Features

Rockland's Bounce! To Add More Space and New Features

Bounce! Trampoline Sports, an indoor trampoline center in Rockland, began plans to expand its current location and add new features. The popular birthday party location in Valley Cottage will also offer black light nights.

Family Play Space Opens at the Palisades Center

Family Play Space Opens at the Palisades Center

Indoor family play space Billy Beeze will open in the Palisades Center this fall. The family activity center features large rainbow wave slides, over-sized trampolines, soccer, basketball, and dodgeball courts, and a climbing wall that is safe for all ages.

New City Classes Help Young Thespians Develop Skills

New City Classes Help Young Thespians Develop Skills

Clarkstown Theatre Company recently opened its acting school in New City. The company offers theater classes and programs for kids in Rockland County, as well as a performing arts summer camp.

Infant Care Classes for First-Time Parents

Infant Care Classes for First-Time Parents

The husband-and-wife team of Helping Kids Pediatrics now offers infant care classes for first-time parents in New City. The free infant care classes in Rockland County teach new parents about breast-feeding, bathing, sleeping, safety, and more.

Bossy Frog Band Leader Offers Music Classes, Music Therapy

Bossy Frog Band Leader Offers Music Classes, Music Therapy

In addition to releasing The Bossy Frog Band's new album "15 Songs Every Kid Should Know (and will LOVE)!", lead singer and certified music therapist Jeffrey Friedberg now offers music classes for children in Rockland and Fairfield counties and music therapy for children with special needs in Rockland County.

Rockland Chinese School Moves to Rockland Country Day School Campus

Rockland Chinese School Moves to Rockland Country Day School Campus

The Chinese American Cultural Association of Rockland’s Rockland Chinese School now offers its classes at the Rockland Country Day School campus. Children and adults can take classes to learn about the Chinese culture, as well as learn to speak and read Mandarin.

Bright Beginnings Opens Second Location in Pomona

Bright Beginnings Opens Second Location in Pomona

Bright Beginnings of Rockland, Inc., an accredited preschool program in Rockland County, recently opened a second location in Pomona. The new preschool and day care location in Pomona offers the same great education as the New City location.

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

West Rock Indoor Offers Tennis Academy for Kids and Teens

West Rock Indoor Sports and Entertainment Complex now offers Tennis Academy to help children ages 4-18 excel athletically in tennis. The sports and entertainment center also offers lacrosse and basketball summer camps, soccer, basketball, and fitness training, and birthday parties and bar/bat mitzvahs.

Basilico Pizzeria and Restaurant Offers Kids' Night

Basilico Pizzeria and Restaurant Offers Kids' Night

Basilico Gourmet Pizzeria and Restaurant offers classic Italian dishes and pizza including gluten-free pasta and pizza dough, in a family-friendly environment. The family dining restaurant, which uses fresh, high-quality ingredients, in Pomona now offers a Kids’ Night on Tuesdays where kids eat for free with the purchase of an adult entrée. The restaurant also offers delivery, take-out, and catering services.

Customize Your Dessert at iSwirl Frozen Yogurt in West Nyack

Customize Your Dessert at iSwirl Frozen Yogurt in West Nyack

iSwirl, the only frozen yogurt lounge in the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, offers customized frozen yogurt desserts with various toppings. iSwirl also hosts birthday parties, karaoke evenings, and Wii tournaments.

BeeAlive Bee Spa Now Offers Spa and Tea Party for Girls

BeeAlive Bee Spa Now Offers Spa and Tea Party for Girls

BeeAlive Bee Spa and Retail Store, located in Nyack, now offers its Queen Bee Tea and Spa parties for girls. The spa birthday party includes facials using the stores BeeAlive spa products and manicures, and girls dress up before the tea party begins.




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