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Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet Offers Winter Intesive Training

Lumiere Ballet, a ballet school celebrating its 20th anniversary on Long Island, will offer a winter ballet intensive for young ballet dancers.

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

VEG Offers STEM and Art Programs in Roslyn and Huntington

Village East Gifted, an enrichment center that offers programs for gifted and talented students ages 4-18, is offering two new programs this year: STEM programs in Roslyn Heights and Huntington Station and an Art Program in Huntington Station.

Riverhead Bowling Alley Offers After-School Student Discount

Riverhead Bowling Alley Offers After-School Student Discount

The All Star, a bowling alley in Riverhead, will offer an after-school discount for area students with ID. The bowling alley on Long Island will also have a quiet place for after-school tutoring and homework sessions.

HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

HLVS Expands Preschool for Children on the Spectrum

Hagedorn Little Village School, a Seaford school that offers educational and therapeutic services for children with special needs, is adding two new preschool classes for children on the autism spectrum.

Greenlawn Art Studio Offers Summer Camps

Greenlawn Art Studio Offers Summer Camps

Picasso Kidz, an art studio in Greenlawn, now offers a summer art program for ages 4-12, and summer mini camps for ages 2-4.

Bellmore Chiropractor Offers Free Scoliosis Screenings

Bellmore Chiropractor Offers Free Scoliosis Screenings

When scheduling back-to-school doctors' appointments for your children, don't forget to schedule a scoliosis screening. ChiroMom, a Bellmore chiropractor, is offering free scoliosis screenings for kids all summer.

Summer Camp Offers Nature- and Technology-Driven Programs

Summer Camp Offers Nature- and Technology-Driven Programs

Maritime Explorium, which offers nautical-themed, science-based exhibits and activities year-round, is offering a new ecology and technology nature-based summer camp, and a movie-making camp.

Northport Dance School Adds Tween and Preschool Programs

Northport Dance School Adds Tween and Preschool Programs

Posey School of Dance, located in Northport, now offers a dance intensive class for tweens and a dance class for preschoolers. The preteen dance program is a summer dance program, while the preschool program runs year-round.

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.

Bowlmor Long Island Adds Family-Friendly Arcade

Bowlmor Long Island Adds Family-Friendly Arcade

Bowlmor Long Island, located in Melville, opened a new arcade last month to add to its family fun atmosphere. The arcade features games for kids and adults alike, and offers single- and multi-player games.

Youth Gym Offers Program for Those with ASD

Youth Gym Offers Program for Those with ASD

Evolution Youth Fitness, a children's gym in Port Jefferson Station, began a fitness program for children with autism last month. The fitness program for children on the spectrum aims to help children gain physical, social, and cognitive skills.

GoHealth Opens Urgent Care Centers Across Queens and Long Island

GoHealth Opens Urgent Care Centers Across Queens and Long Island

GoHealth has partnered with North Shore-LIJ to open urgent care centers across Queens and Long Island.

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!

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Long Island Aquarium Rescues California Sea Lion Pup

Last year, The Long Island Aquarium rescued a sea lion pup that was found on a California beach. That sea lion, Nila, is now on view in the aquarium's sea lion exhibit.

Smithtown Youth Center Launches Summer Reading Program

Smithtown Youth Center Launches Summer Reading Program

St. Patrick Youth, a youth community center in Smithtown, recently finished renovations on its gymnasium for the summer camp season, and will offer a summer reading program in addition to its day camp.

Day Camp Builds High-Tech Science Facility

Day Camp Builds High-Tech Science Facility

Park Shore Country Day Camp and School, a Dix Hills day camp for kids, built a high-tech STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) facility to help children in the science day camp better understand the fundamentals of science.

Melville Day Camp Adds Six Flags Overnight Trip

Melville Day Camp Adds Six Flags Overnight Trip

As part of its travel program, Kenwal Day Camp in Melville is adding an overnight trip to Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari in Jackson, NJ.

Camp W Summer Day Camp Opens in Melville

Camp W Summer Day Camp Opens in Melville

Camp W, a new summer day camp, will host its inaugural season this summer. The traditional summer day camp in Melville focuses on campers forming lasting friendships with each other.

Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School Adds Lower Elementary Grades

Vincent Smith School, an independent school for children with learning disabilities, is adding first and second grades in the fall. The school is also building a new playground, and will offer a transitional program for 11th and 12th grades.

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

International Student Exchange Program Expands Locations

Twinn Palms Homestay Services, which finds families for foreign exchange students to live with, is expanding its services into more New York schools. Families can host up to two foreign exchange students at a time.

Apple Day Camp Appoints New Camp Director

Apple Day Camp Appoints New Camp Director

Apple Day Camp, a day camp located in Riverhead, recently announced its new camp director. The day camp on Long Island offers horse, adventure, and arts and drama day camp options.

Oyster Bay's East Woods Camp Welcomes Experienced Director

East Woods Camp, a day camp on Long Island held at East Woods School in Oyster Bay, recently appointed Jo Korder as its new camp director. Korder has more than 20 years of camp experience.

Long Island's Future Stars Day Camp Adds STEM Programs

Long Island's Future Stars Day Camp Adds STEM Programs

Future Stars, a day camp on Long Island, is adding STEM programming to its summer camp line-up.

Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

Movie-Making Summer Camp Comes to NY Metro Area

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.




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