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New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

New York Children's Theater Festival Accepting Submissions for Spring 2013 Productions

Beginning Oct. 1, 2012 through Nov. 12, 2012, the New york Children's Theater Festival will be accepting submissions for its spring 2013 productions, encouraging people from all over the world to write live children's entertainment.

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

Be the Next Children's Place Superstar

The Children's Place is launching its second annual model search this fall to discover its next superstar who will win round-trip air transportation to the glamorous photo shoot and a $500 gift card to spend on all of the latest styles.

Tenafly Pediatrics Expands Park Ridge, NJ Location

Tenafly Pediatrics Expands Park Ridge, NJ Location

With an expanded waiting room, high-tech screening devices, and convenient hours, the Park Ridge Offices of Tenafly Pediatrics, P.A. is a practice that cares about the working parent.

United Way of Westchester and Putnam Auctions Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

United Way of Westchester and Putnam Auctions Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences

Score tickets to the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, experience what it feels like to be an astronaut at the Kennedy Space Center, watch next year's Super Bowl from the stands, win a trip for two to Kenya, and even see Justin Bieber live with offers from United Way of Westchester and Putnam's online auction.

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

Disney Store Donates School Supplies to Boys and Girls Clubs of America

In partnership with The Walt Disney Company, Disney Store will donate 25,000 school supply kits to children at the Boys and Girls Club of America, adding a little back-to-school magic as kids nationwide prepare to return to the classroom this fall.

Build-A-Bear Celebrates Grand Reopening in West Nyack and Paramus

Build-A-Bear Celebrates Grand Reopening in West Nyack and Paramus

The Build-A-Bear Workshop stores at Palisades Center in West Nyack, NY and Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, NJ celebrated their grand re-openings in August 2012 with a special ribbon-cutting ceremony and representatives from the American Red Cross.

Healthy Lifestyle Pilot Program Has Kids Bouncing Off the Walls

Healthy Lifestyle Pilot Program Has Kids Bouncing Off the Walls

This fall, kids in Rockland and Westchester counties will be able to get fit and learn about a healthy lifestyle by participating in a pilot program at Bounce! Trampoline Sports. The kids who participate in the pilot program will help develop a fitness program for kids in the future.

Mania Training Facility Moves to Rockland County

Mania Training Facility Moves to Rockland County

Mania Training Facility recently moved to a new location in Rockland County. Along with their cheer and dance teams—taught by certified staff—and birthday parties, Mania now offers adult fitness classes.

Waldorf School Welcomes Charles Andrade for Painting Workshop

Waldorf School Welcomes Charles Andrade for Painting Workshop

Master Lazurist Charles Andrade will be hosting his second workshop at Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge. In this six-day workshop, participants will learn how to paint in the Lazure technique and help put the finishing touches on Rose Hall in the school's new Arts Building.

Reigning 'Masters' of Blind Golf Champion Takes Home Trophy for 24th Time

Reigning 'Masters' of Blind Golf Champion Takes Home Trophy for 24th Time

Taking home the trophy for the 24th time, Patrick Browne Jr., a longtime mentor of the New York Giants' Eli Manning, wins the "Masters" of blind golf for the 24th time on June 22, 2012 at the 35th annual Golf Classic.

10 Rockland Students Win Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity

10 Rockland Students Win Scholarship for Artistic Curiosity

The Edward Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY awarded 10 Rockland County juniors with a scholarship honoring their artistic curiosity.

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books

Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.

A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss

A Summer Camp Helps Kids Cope with Loss

Hearts and Crafts Grief Counseling hosted its 15th annual Camp Grief Busters in June where bereaved kids and parents spent the weekend participating in fun games, relaxing, and being reminded of the importance of enjoying life amid tragedy.

Sanctuary Yoga Studios Now Offers Teen Yoga Camp

Sanctuary Yoga Studios Now Offers Teen Yoga Camp

Sanctuary Yoga Studios, located in New City, now offers a Teen Yoga Camp—a five-day workshops that includes breath work, meditation, journaling, and yoga poses.

300 Rockland Teens Do Good on Mitzvah Day

300 Rockland Teens Do Good on Mitzvah Day

Hundreds of kids and teens volunteered during Mitzvah Day in Rockland County, tackling more than two dozen community service projects in honor of the International Day of Jewish Youth Service.

Rockland Names Two Favorite Teachers

Rockland Names Two Favorite Teachers

Two teachers from Rockland County were awarded the "My Favorite Teacher" title in a ceremony at Barnes & Noble at Palisades Center.

A ‘Toyriffic’ Birthday Party

A ‘Toyriffic’ Birthday Party

Toyriffic, a toy store in Pomona, now offers birthday parties.

Rockland Youth Theatre Brings Creative Opportunities

Rockland Youth Theatre Brings Creative Opportunities

Rockland Youth Theatre encourages kids to create, team-build, and be inspired through theater they create from the ground up.

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.

The Summer Spot Relocates to Congers

The Summer Spot Relocates to Congers

The Summer Spot, a nonprofit summer program that provides kids with a high quality summer experience, is relocating to Congers from Spring Valley. The program, known for its affiliation with parent organization Rockland Afterschool Program, aims to provide social, emotional, and cognitive development for children ages 5 through 14 this summer.

Lucky Ducky Child Care Arrives in Nanuet

Lucky Ducky Child Care Arrives in Nanuet

Lucky Ducky Child Care in Nanuet offers full-day services to children from 6 weeks to 5 years old and also has an after-school program. Children in the full-day program participate in educational and social activities such as reading and writing development, potty training, numbers and shapes, and music time.

Youth for Hospice Awarded on Philanthropy Day

Youth for Hospice Awarded on Philanthropy Day

United Hospice of Rockland's Youth for Hospice members were recognized among other local do-gooders at Rockland County's annual Philanthropy Day awards ceremony.

Spotlight on a Local Bigtop

Spotlight on a Local Bigtop

An internationally acclaimed new documentary features Rockland’s own Amazing Grace Circus.

Matisse Chocolatier Arrives in Rockland

Matisse Chocolatier Arrives in Rockland

New kid on the block Matisse Chocolatier has arrived to give Rockland anything and everything chocolate.

Online Parental Controls Available from Delaney Computer Services

Online Parental Controls Available from Delaney Computer Services

It’s impossible to constantly stand over children’s shoulders and monitor what sites they’re curious about or what they’re searching for on Google. For Rockland families, Rich Delaney and the team at Delaney Computer Services have alleviated the pressure.




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