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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.

Fit4Mom Adds Outdoor Fitness Classes to Its Schedule

Fit4Mom Adds Outdoor Fitness Classes to Its Schedule

Fit4Mom Rockland, a fitness program for moms, has added outdoor classes to its schedule. The program offers ways for moms to get in shape and meet other moms in the area.

Monster-Themed Indoor Mini Golf Course Opens in Nanuet

Monster-Themed Indoor Mini Golf Course Opens in Nanuet

Monster Mini Golf will open an indoor glow-in-the-dark course in Nanuet in late June. Monster Mini Golf hosts birthday parties, accommodates those with special needs, and is fun for the whole family.

Second Annual New York State Museum Week Begins in June

Second Annual New York State Museum Week Begins in June

On May 31, assemblywoman Margaret M. Markey and the Queens Tourism Council at the New York Hall of Science kicked off New York State Museum Week, which will be from June 10-16.

Academic Support Center Uses 3-Step Approach to Teach Reading and Writing

Academic Support Center Uses 3-Step Approach to Teach Reading and Writing

A new academic center in Rockland County, Hudson Valley Academic Support Services uses a three-step approach to help children improve reading and writing skills and vocabulary.

Rockland High School Students Awarded at History Conference

Rockland High School Students Awarded at History Conference

The Historical Society of Rockland County hosted a High School History Conference on April 9 and awarded Rockland honor students based on their presentations.

The Hospital for Special Surgery Opens Children's Pavilion

The Hospital for Special Surgery Opens Children's Pavilion

The Lerner Children’s Pavilion is a pediatric orthopedic hospital within The Hospital for Special Surgery, the No. 1 hospital for orthopedics in the country. The family-friendly hospital on the Upper East Side features private patient rooms with in-room family accommodations; safe play areas for patients and their siblings; and a nature-influenced design.

Taekwondo Studio Offers Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Taekwondo Studio Offers Women's Self-Defense Workshop

Counterstrike, a women’s self-defense workshop created by Arnold van Deuran, Ph.D., director of Workout Place, is now offered to women in Bardonia. The self-defense class for women in Bardonia teaches young women the skills they would need to fend off an attacker.

Fencing Academy Offering Two-Week Summer Day Camp

Fencing Academy Offering Two-Week Summer Day Camp

Nyack-based Thrust Fencing Academy is offering a new summer camp this year, held at the Nyack Library. The day will be split into two parts: learning fencing techniques and being exposed to the sport with a lunch break at Memorial Park.

Rockin' Parties Brings the Fun to You

Rockin' Parties Brings the Fun to You

Rockin' Gamin' Parties and Rockin' Glamour Parties, a mobile party entertainment business based in Montvale, NJ, offers video game and glamour and makeup parties for children in Bergen, Rockland, and Westchester counties. Parties are held in 30-foot, climate-controlled trailers that come to you and keep the party out of your house.

American Camp Association Grants Summer Camp Scholarships to Hurricane Sandy Victims

American Camp Association Grants Summer Camp Scholarships to Hurricane Sandy Victims

The American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey grant hundreds of summer camp scholarships to children affected by Hurricane Sandy.

Dancewear Unlimited Now Hosts Birthday Parties

Dancewear Unlimited Now Hosts Birthday Parties

Looking for a place to hold your child’s next birthday party? Dancewear Unlimited in Woodcliff Lake, NJ, now offers five different party themes to choose from, including glamour shots, jewelry making, and karaoke. Plus, if you buy any of Dancewear Unlimited’s merchandise on the day of the party, you and party guests will receive a discount.

Rockland Teens Help Feed Less Fortunate

Rockland Teens Help Feed Less Fortunate

Tappan Zee High School students of Rockland County volunteer to help the less fortunate at a soup kitchen in Nyack, NY.

Rockland County Ranked One of Healthiest in New York State

Rockland County Ranked One of Healthiest in New York State

In the 2013 County Health Rankings released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute, Rockland County ranked second in overall health, up from fourth place last year.

New Photography Class Helps Girls Increase Self-Confidence

New Photography Class Helps Girls Increase Self-Confidence

Photographer and therapist Dee Lebovits recently started Self Portrait, a class that teaches young girls the art of photography, while also helping the students build their self-confidence in a group setting.

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

Indoor Ropes Course Opens at Palisades Center in West Nyack

The "world's tallest indoor ropes course," with 75 challenges and various difficulties for all athletic abilities and ages, is now open in West Nyack. Palisades Climb Adventure offers special rates for birthday parties and summer camp outings.

JCC Rockland Adds Pool to Facilities

JCC Rockland Adds Pool to Facilities

JCC Rockland is adding a new feature to its facility: a pool. With the addition of the inground, heated outdoor pool, which is scheduled to be finished by the time summer camp rolls around, the JCC will be able to offer swim programs for its summer camps, as well as swim lessons for its pre-K program.

Produce Pete Visits Bounce! Trampoline Sports to Teach Kids About Eating Healthy

Produce Pete Visits Bounce! Trampoline Sports to Teach Kids About Eating Healthy

Bounce! Trampoline Sports hosted Produce Pete, aka Pete Napolitano, a regular guest on Weekend Today on WNBC in New York to teach kids about eating healthy on Feb. 7 as part of the "Have Fun Get Fit" program.




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