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AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES AND PROGRAMS FOR KIDS ON LONG ISLAND

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by Directories Editor - Featured August 13, 2013

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Our selection of after-school activities and programs for kids in Nassau County and Suffolk County, Long Island features after-school tutors and academic programs, dance and music classes for kids, sports teams and fitness classes, religious schools, special needs programs, and kids activities in Glencove, Freeport, Garden City, Port Washington, Huntington, Commack, Farmingville, and more. 

And for more activities and events after school as well as family weekend events, check out our online calendar.

NASSAU COUNTY

A LILY BIT OF FUN
44 N. Village Ave. , Rockville Centre
516-536-1854

A Lily Bit Of Fun is an extraordinary designer consignment boutique in Rockville Centre, NY. The store features a stock from popular brands like Lilly Pulitzer, Mini Boden, Ralph Lauren, Tea Collection, and Janie and Jack. While parents shop, babies can play in a carpeted playroom and toddlers are diverted by a wide array of toys. Check out this boutique for great back to school deals featuring clothing, gadgets and school supplies. 


ABSOLUTE BEST CARE 
40 Underhill Blvd., Suite 2E, Syosset 
516-802-3780 ; 631-486-4594

Absolute Best Care specializes in placing the most qualified baby nurses, nannies, housekeepers, and babysitters. We provide live-in, live-out, full-time, and part-time caregivers. We've developed our own proprietary Five Step Screening Process for all care specialists, including face-to-face interviews with all candidates, solid references, and background checks. We're licensed, bonded, and a member of the International Nanny Association. We’ve been featured on CBS MarketWatch, ABC Eyewitness News and in the Wall Street Journal and voted "Editorial Winner" and "Audience Winner" on Best of Citysearch, and "Best of the Best" in New York Magazine.


AMY EAPEN, PT, DPT
80 Crossways Park Drive, Suite 200, Woodbury
516-726-1758 

Keep Moving Forward offers intensive physical therapy programs for children and adults with neurological and developmental delays. Individuals are trained to reach their maximum potential through utilization of the TheraSuit and Universal Exercise Unit. This approach combats the effects of deconditioning and immobilization while using the principles of intensive strength training. Our primary goal is to achieve functional independence. KMF also offers traditional physical therapy, early intervention, Fit Kids programs, and Baby Boot Camp.


AQUA TOTS
917-653-6335

Swimming is one of the best after-school activities for children, including those with ADHD. If your child isn't interested in team sports, swimming is a fun alternative that requires both physical effort and concentration. Like all exercise, it helps burn excess energy and may help your child stay focused – even when he's out of the water. Call now to register you child.


BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
310 Michael Drive, Syosset
516-762-1300

Bounce! Trampoline Sports is the most exciting indoor entertainment complex to hit the Northeast! Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. The facility has fitness classes for all ages and levels, open jump time, trampoline dodge ball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, the only trampoline Bungee jump in the country, acrobat classes, and Toddler Time for the younger set. Private party rooms, free Wi-Fi, snack bar, arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone. Schools, camps, and corporate groups welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.


BRICKS 4 KIDZ
Bricks 4 Kidz Creativity Center, 49 Ira Road, Syosset
631-239-8720
Off-site programs in Northport, Port Washington, and Dix Hills
Email lgallo@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks 4 Kidz™ offers age appropriate hands-on enrichment for children ages 3 – 12, including robotics, using Lego® bricks. Students explore topics including space, inventions, vehicles, natural disasters and more. We Learn: themed lessons introducing and exploring the day’s concept. We Build: Step by step model building introducing more challenging builds as students progress. We Play: creative exploration modifying builds or through free-time play. All materials are provided for students to work in a lab-type setting with an integrated curriculum based on science, technology, engineering, and social studies.


BROOKVILLE CENTER FOR CHILDREN'S SERVICES 
Brookville Center for Children's Services Children's Education Center, Brookville 
Marcus Avenue at New Hyde Park 
Barbara C. Wilson Preschool, Woodbury 
Leeds Child Care Center, Manhasset 
516-686-4496 
SUNY Old Westbury 
516-333-0268 

The Brookville Center serves children at four locations in Nassau County. The day care programs provide an enriched educational environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years, Mon.-Fri., 8am-6pm. Immediate openings for infants at our Manhasset location for Fall 2013. Activities such as language-based education, including gross and fine motor interactions, are play-based and aimed at stimulating overall development. Staff members are certified or licensed in their professional areas, and the programs are approved and licensed by the NYSED, as well as the NYDOH and Office of Children and Family Services. 


CELEBRATIONS IN THE KITCHEN
63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
516-396-2193

The most unique, fun filled, joyous event! We have created a true baking experience for everyone to enjoy – children, parents, family, friends, and boys and girls of any age. Guests enjoy our first class facility complete with a huge exhibition size kitchen, private party rooms, and a fabulous café and espresso bar for the adults to socialize! Baking experiences include cookie baking and decorating, cupcakes “from scratch,” muffin and scone baking, brownies, and more! Come in, call, or visit celebrationsinthekitchen.com for more information on parties, classes, and more. 


CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF NASSAU, INC
925 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 400, Franklin Square 
516-358-9288
Email info@childcarenassau.org 

Child Care Council of Nassau, quality assured by Child Care Aware of America, is a private, not-for-profit organization serving the community since 1972. As the leading resource agency in Nassau County for early care and education, CCCN provides child care counseling and referrals to families, professional development, and technical assistance to the child care workforce and consulting services to employers. CCCN serves as an informational resource and public voice for child care issues facing Nassau’s diverse communities. CCCN believes “Every Day Counts in the Life of a Child.”


CHIROMOM
2874 Merrick Road, Bellmore
516-221-1212

Dr. Dana Walters is a chiropractor who specializes in prenatal and pediatric care as well as care for the entire family. Dr. Dana has practiced in a variety of settings, including Manhattan’s Upper West Side, and has now has brought her love of chiropractic and passion for helping families discover the benefits of chiropractic care to Bellmore, Long Island as ChiroMom. ChiroMom offers chiropractic care using multiple techniques including immune boosting treatments, musculoskeletal, and nutritional work, activator techniques, massage therapy, and lifestyle education. As a mom herself, Dr. Dana experiences first-hand how chiropractic care throughout pregnancy, birth, and childhood sets a solid foundation for greater health and well-being.


CROW'S NEST MINI-GOLF
Nautical Mile, Freeport
516-223-0497

Ahoy, mateys! It’s time to hoist your sails and head to Crow’s Nest Mini-Golf, Long Island’s most exciting miniature golf course. Its 18-hole championship course, located on Freeport’s Nautical Mile, features life-sized pirates, a cave with a waterfall, and a host of challenging holes sure to please kids of all ages. Crow’s Nest specializes in birthday parties, fundraisers, and camps. Spend the first hour on the course, then relax on the deck or visit Pips Ice Cream Parlor for a delicious birthday treat. For holidays, camp trips, and just all-around good times, be sure to visit Crow’s Nest.


DR. THERESA RUA
2450 Merrick Road, Bellmore
516-783-0300
Email trua@zencheyecare.com

Optometrist Dr. Theresa Rua has been helping children with vision and learning issues for 15 years. By instructing parents, she is able to help children with tracking disorders, reading problems, processing problems and visual-motor integration problems. A comprehensive eye examination should check more than just vision. Learning related vision problems can manifest as poor reading comprehension, dyslexia, poor handwriting skills, ADHD, and autism spectrum disorders. When treated, children's symptoms of eyestrain, blurred vision, loss of place, copying difficulty, and double vision are resolved. Kids experience less frustration with schoolwork and greater self-confidence.

EGLEVSKY BALLET
700 Hicksville Road, Suite 102, Bethpage
516-746-1115
Email info@eglevsky.org

Eglevsky Ballet, since 1961, is dedicated to the art form of ballet. Take class with world-renowned instructors in our brand new, state of the art facilities in Bethpage, NY. Fall registration is still open! Students perform in our Nutcracker at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. We welcome all levels of students.


ENGLISH, MATH & SCIENCE TUTORING
516-442-7577
Email info@englishmathscience.com 

Dr. Suneeta Paroly and her colleagues offer high quality education at very affordable prices. The faculty has advanced degrees in their field, and many have multiple years of teaching experience. The faculty helps students in English (reading and writing), sciences, and mathematics (all grades). In addition, they help students prepare for SAT, SAT subject, AP exams, and in the college application process. They offer Academic Enrichment Programs which are engaging, interactive and geared to promote student learning. 


EYE LEVEL
Eye Level of Williston Park 
61 Hillside Ave., Williston Park 
516-747-7700 
Eye Level of Port Washington 
59 Main St., 2nd Floor, Port Washington 
516-472-7575 
Eye Level of Hicksville 
760 South Broadway, Hicksville 
516-597-5300 
Eye Level of Malverne 
304 Hempstead Ave., Malverne 
516-341-0625 

Lifelong learning for the new school year and beyond. Help your child go back to school with confidence by jumpstarting the school year with Eye Level’s math and English programs. Eye Level is based on an educational principle where students learn at their own level identified in a free diagnostic exam. Students learn at their own pace in order to progress beyond their school grade. Eye Level Learning Centers support success whether your goals for your child are for early learning, supplemental education, or academic success. Call today to learn more information.


FAIRY LICEMOTHERS
2463 Long Beach Road, Oceanside
866-561-0492
1775 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park 
Email support@fairylicemothers.com

August through October are the busiest months for lice outbreaks. Kids who got lice this summer will spread it to classmates once school starts. If parents knew how to do a proper head-check, it would never be this bad. Early cases are easily avoided by just looking. A head-check must be done with a nit comb. Fairy LiceMothers recommends their MagicWand nit comb along with their MagicHalo Shampoo and Conditioner. Watch their comb-out video for assistance fairylicemothers.com/lice_treatment.html. Call Fairy LiceMothers any time for free advice at 866-561-0492. 


FASTRACKIDS BELLMORE
2583 Merrick Road, Bellmore
516-224-3177
Email bellmore@fastrackids.com

We are the first FasTracKids in Long Island. Our center location is fully renovated to provide our kids a safe, fun, engaging learning environment. We teach how to learn, not what to learn, by helping kids build their confidence, creativity, communication skills, collaboration, and critical thinking. In today's economic environment a good education is a requirement. We help children prepare for the future. We believe they will have a better life if provided a better education. Let's start your child on a path to a better life.

GAMETRUCK
Ultimate video game party serving all of Long Island and NYC, 
516-629-5595
Email david.schwartz@gametruckparty.com

The ultimate mobile video game party serving all of Long Island! GameTruck is a mobile video game theater that is completely self-contained and all-weather. It is always 75 degrees and dry inside our custom game theater. Every GameTruck is equipped with six HDTVs inside our theater, as well as two HDTVs outside! We can accommodate up to 28 players all playing the latest multiplayer games on Xbox, PS3, Wii, and Wii U. Two game coaches manage the event while you sit back and relax or join the fun. Great for children ages 6 and older, and adults too! GameTruck is available to come to your family event, camp, and summer program.


GATEWAY SPORTS CLUB
Program offered at various locations in Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau , 
718-776-5566
Brooklyn: 
James Madison High School, Madison 
John Jay High School, Park Slope 
Block Institute, Bensonhurst 

Queens: 
Douglaston ICC, Douglaston 
Flushing Aquatic Center, Flushing 
Hillcrest Jewish Center, Fresh Meadows 
John Adams High School, South Ozone Park 
Richmond Hill High School, Richmond Hill 
Bayside High School, Bayside 
PS 224, Bayside 

Nassau: 
Chaminade High School , Mineola

Email office@gatewaysportsclub.com

Gateway Sports, Inc., a program that strives for excellence in academics and sports, started with only 17 students. The program has grown to more than 2,000 and has been providing quality instruction for more than 10 years. Our sports school prides itself on exceptional athletic programs that teach students how to swim (USS swim team, private lessons, baby & me, water aerobics, water polo, and lifeguard training) and play basketball, tennis, soccer, and volleyball. Our goal is to add other non-traditional sports programming like martial arts, yoga, triathlon training, aquatic therapy, and scuba diving.


GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543

German-American School offers a unique after-school language and culture program. Parents from diverse ethnic backgrounds send their children to our New York state accredited German language program in which children can learn German starting at age 4. Classes are small and taught by native German speakers. The didactic approach stresses interactive learning; singing, drawing, and German games are popular in the playgroup. In the upper grades we stress memorization, reading, writing, culture, and grammar. No prior German required. Adult beginners program is also available.


GROWING TREE NORTH
275 Warner Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-625-9080
The Growing Tree Nursery School 
140 E. Broadway, Roslyn 
516-625-9080

Our learning center, for children 3 months to 5 years, mirrors the philosophy of our other prestigious location, family-owned and -operated since 1979. Director Dawn Friedman, M.S., is actively involved and understands individual needs of children and families. A creative curriculum inspires children to learn through play and exploration and achieve important social, emotional, and self-sufficient skills. Computers, music, Italian, and American Sign Language offered. Licensed by The Office of Children and Family Services. Staff is CPR and first aid-certified. Fully air-conditioned classroom, library, nature room, and indoor gyms. Spacious outdoor playgrounds. 


GROWING TREE NURSERY SCHOOL
140 E. Broadway, Roslyn
516-621-9009
The Growing Tree North of Roslyn, Inc. 
275 Warner Ave., Roslyn Heights 
516-625-9080
Email dawn@growingtreenurseryschool.com

Overlooking the scenic Roslyn duck pond, this child-centered school is family-owned and operated since 1979. Our caring, friendly environment provides warmth, support, and guidance. Director Dawn Friedman, M.S., is actively involved and understands individual needs of children and families. Licensed by The Office of Children and Family Services. Registered with New York State Department of Education. Programs for children ages 2-5. Classrooms are air-conditioned and our outdoor playground is fully equipped. Computer classes and Italian lessons offered. New Apple computer room with iPads and Apple computers. Enrollment is ongoing.


HANNAH KRONER SCHOOL OF DANCE 
1180 Willis Ave., Albertson
516-484-5430

Inspiring for over 65 years, we offer specialized programs for children, teens, adults, dancers and non-dancers alike. We teach all dance styles and have a new competition team and a performing recreational dance group for students ages 7-14. Our program for children and young adults with special needs encourages socialization, self-confidence, and increased body control, the development of fine and gross muscle strength, and flexibility, adapted to each individual. Group or private settings available. Dance, Music, & Stories Altogether is a class for small children. Call for our fall schedule. Classes begin on Sept 7th. 


HAPPY SPEAK CHILDCARE
926 Lorenz Ave., Baldwin
Main: 516-223-2604
Email info@happyspeakchildcare.com

Happy Speak is a licensed childcare program. Our philosophy is based on the reality that language and communication are at the heart of all that we do. We provide youngsters with opportunities for language development in a nurturing environment through guided play encouraging a dialogue with adults and peers to foster vocabulary development. Owned and operated by a licensed bilingual speech-language pathologist, audiologist, New York state certified teacher, with over a decade of experience assessing and treating speech and language disorders for the New York State Early Intervention Program, as well as school-aged children.


I.L. PERETZ HEBREW SCHOOL
574 E. Meadow Ave., East Meadow
516-794-0506

Hebrew School: We build Jewish identity. Through our dynamic faculty and innovative curriculum we actively engage children in a meaningful, child-centered Jewish education that culminates in Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Our family friendly educational environment features celebrations of all major Jewish holidays. Teens stay connected through our cutting edge teen program, and children ages 4-5 are welcomed into our exciting Building Blocks program. All students participate in our Social Action and Community Service program. Our tuition is remarkably affordable and we are conveniently located.

Building Blocks of Jewish Identity: Building Blocks of Jewish Identity is an engaging new program for ages 4 and 5, accompanied by an adult. Led by an experienced teacher, the children will begin to assemble the building blocks of Jewish identity through stories, games, songs, crafts, and other activities, with a focus on the Jewish holidays. Class meets one Sunday morning each month at I.L. Peretz Hebrew School in East Meadow. Remarkably affordable and convenient to five major parkways.

Teen Community Service Club: Our Community Service Club for teens offers exciting opportunities to make a difference both locally and globally. Students work together on a variety of important projects while building Jewish values, friendships, and connections to the Jewish community. Meets one Wednesday each month. Program is open to students in grades 7-12. Come see why we have the fastest growing teen program around! Located at I.L. Peretz Hebrew School in East Meadow. Remarkably affordable and convenient to five major parkways. 


IVY DAY SCHOOL 
Main Campus: 65-01 Kissena Blvd., Flushing
718-460-6366
Flushing Branch 
70-44 Kissena Blvd., Flushing 
718-880-1888
Email ivydayschoolnyc@gmail.com

Ivy Day School aims to continue delivering its decade-long standard of academic excellence for children ages 2-5. We envision that all students will develop essential skills for a lifetime of achievements in a fun and stimulating manner. We teach English, math, science, foreign language, social studies, music, dance, and more in our newly constructed, state-of-the-art facility. Children also have access to computers, art, and indoor playrooms. Your children are our priority and we strive to enrich their minds and bodies in a safe and nurturing environment.

JEI LEARNING CENTERS
2583 Merrick Road, Bellmore
516-224-3177
Herricks-Williston Park 
312 Hillside Ave., Williston Park 
516-PICK-JEI (742-5534) 

JEI Bayside Center 
219-02 Northern Blvd. #2-1, Bayside 
718-225-5575 
bayside@jeilearning.com

Mathematical abilities and reading comprehension are developed through a series of skills built upon one another. Without perfecting the requisite skills at one level, progression to the next level is impaired. For students to succeed, strengths and weaknesses must be assessed. We work with parents to identify weaknesses through comprehensive diagnostic tests, and then create a prescriptive program to fix those weaknesses. We provide homework help so students finish on time. JEI has a program to achieve your goals, whether your child is far behind or ready to become an advanced student.


JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATRE AT NORTHPORT 
250 Main St., Northport
631-261-2900

Along with our Broadway quality shows the theater is also home to the John W. Engeman Studio of the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the Studio offers year-round classes and summer camp to children that focuses on singing, acting, dancing, and how to become a star. Full-time or part-time sessions available for ages 7-17. Please ask about our upcoming fall classes.


KATYA'S SCHOOL OF DANCE - TO THE POINTE!
40 Middleneck Road, 2nd Floor, Great Neck
917-771-0687

At Katya's School of Dance we provide a nurturing environment for your dance education. We believe learning to dance should be fun, but also impart a sense of discipline. We provide individualized attention to the recreational, as well as the serious student. We offer classes for adults and children in ballet, musical theatre, tap, ballroom, and creative movement/primary ballet for our youngest dancers. We believe that dancing is not only for the naturally gifted student but that anyone who has the love and the drive can learn to dance.


KHAN ORTHODONTIC GROUP
28 Merrick Ave., Merrick
516-378-1033
500 N. Broadway, Suite 146, Jericho 
516-932-6200 
55-36 69th Place, Maspeth 
718-533-6200

Khan Orthodontic Group is committed to helping you achieve a beautiful smile! Dr. Sabeeh Khan and his team's top priority is to provide you exceptional orthodontic care in a state-of-the-art, friendly and comfortable environment. Khan Orthodontic Group utilizes high-tech systems such as SmartClip and Invisalign® to help patients achieve amazing results. Every patient has different needs, and we pride ourselves in the courteous service we deliver to each person that walks through our doors. We offer braces for children and adults, affordable monthly payments, and free consultations. 


LIFESPA CHIROPRACTIC AND WELLNESS
180 N. Long Beach Road, Rockville Centre
516-868-8100
Email healerchiro@optonline.net

We are committed to serving your true health care needs by providing the highest quality care and using cutting edge technology, which enables us to take the guesswork out of your healthcare! We provide services such as traditional and gentle chiropractic care, Reiki, Bach remedies, signature nutrition, weight loss/purification programs, and our “Brain Synergy” program which integrates a holistic, drug free, effective, and non-invasive approach to “reorganizing and reconnecting” the brain. The program offers hope for those suffering from symptoms of ADHD/ADD, autism, learning and behavioral disabilities, much more. 


LITTLE GYM, THE - LI
2890 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown 
516-520-4455 
The Little Gym of Roslyn 
32 Glen Cove Road, Greenvale 
516-513-0600 
The Little Gym of Merrick 
2128 Merrick Mall, Merrick 
516-223-4008 
Email tlopano@thelittlegym.com

For every stage of your child's development, from four months to 12 years. The Little Gym offers a diverse line-up of motor skill development classes focusing on gymnastics, dance, sports skills, and karate. Qualified instructors implement programs designed to build confidence and encourage life skills like sharing and taking turns. An emphasis on music and fun encourages both physical and emotional growth. The Little Gym also offers camp during school breaks, awesome birthday bashes, and parent survival nights.


LITTLE SPONGES DAY CARE, LLC
1000 Shames Drive, Westbury
516-385-3003

Our child care philosophy is based on flexibility and choices for children. Little Sponges respects and accommodates the individual developmental levels of each child, coming together as a classroom whose goal is to inspire a lifelong love of exploration and learning. Our program is specifically designed to provide each child with the solid academic and social foundation they’ll need for future learning success.


LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM & EXHIBITION CENTER
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH20 (426)

Two great attractions in one fin-tastic destination - with more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Pirate Snorkel, the all-new Shark Keeper program, and more, the Aquarium and Exhibition Center is a great place to visit anytime of the year. Add to the fun with an overnight stay at the Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina located adjacent to the property. A great school trip destination!


LONG ISLAND BUSINESS INSTITUTE 
6500 Jericho Turnpike, Commack 
631-499-7100

LIBI was founded in 1968. Our Court Reporting programs in Commack prepare students for an exciting career in today’s fast-paced legal environment. We offer both a certificate and Associate Degree programs. Small classes, personal attention from professors, career placement assistance, and financial aid opportunities (for those that qualify) abound at LIBI. Day and evening classes are available. Degree programs can be completed in two years attending full time.


M.A.T.S.S. KID'S GYM 
2629 Grand Ave., Bellmore 
516-221-1330
171 Eileen Way, Syosset 
516-496-7765 

Open since 1985, we offer a rainbow of programs to play, learn, and grow for children ages 7 months to 12 years. Baby, toddler, and separation programs bridge development to a comprehensive early childhood education and gym program. After-school classes provide movement, gymnastics, sports, and enrichment instruction for both our on-site center children and community school-age children. Summer camp, holiday mini-camps, weekend birthday parties, and Kids’ Night Out events provide a year-round place to play and celebrate. Before/After Care service available. Lunch program available. Our dedicated staff and counselors are New York State Education, CPR, and first aid certified. Call today to schedule a personal tour. Registration now open. 


MARION K. SALOMON & ASSOCIATES, INC.
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview
516-731-5588
Email info@mksalomon.com

Marion K. Salomon & Associates is a caring group of professionals with many years of experience in working with children of all ages. We provide prompt, accurate evaluations, treatment, and support for children and their families in Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. We believe early diagnosis and treatment are important in improving children’s confidence and competence, and we make every effort to respond quickly and sensitively to your concerns as parents and caregivers. Visit mksalomon.com for more information.


MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
43-17 Bell Blvd., Bayside
718-747-MATH (6284) 
414 Central Avenue, Cedarhurst 
516-569-1500 
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck 
516-482-MATH (6284) 
381 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook 
516-881-7997 
1003 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park 516-616-MATH (6284) 
217A Mineola Avenue, Roslyn Heights 516-484-MATH (6284) 
110 Jackson Avenue, Syosset 516-944-MATH (6284) 
3430 Sunrise Highway, Wantagh 
516-799-MATH (6284) 

We are math specialists. For more than 35 years, the Mathnasium Method has transformed the way children understand and appreciate math. We teach all levels of math ability. Specially trained, caring instructors cater to students who need to catch up, as well as advanced students who want to get ahead. Proven results. Our proprietary curriculum is individually customized to address each child’s weaknesses and build on each child’s strengths, resulting in better grades, higher test scores, and overall improved academic performance.


MID-ISLAND Y JCC EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
75 Colonial Springs Road, Wheatley Heights
516-822-3535 x334
Email summercamp@miyjcc.org

The center provides full-time educational programming and/or before and after daycare options for children ranging in ages from 2 months - 5 years and part-time educational and/or socialization programming on a school-year based calendar for children ages 20 months - 5 years. For parents who would like to take classes with their children, or for those parents who would like to enrich their children’s activities on select days with special interest classes, once-a-week programming is offered on a fall and spring semester calendar.


MUSIC INSTITUTE OF LONG ISLAND
Community Reformed Church, Manhasset
516-627-7052

Established in 1990, we’re a classical music school staffed by exceptional instructors. Instrumental programs include violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, piano, voice, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, and tuba lessons in Suzuki and Traditional and ABRSM methods for ages 3-88 years old; beginner to advanced. MILI offers voice lessons, Glee Club Singers, NYSSMA and College Audition Preparations, Chamber Music and Kindermusik - ages 18 months to 7 years. MILI’s students perform three to eight times a year at various concert halls: i.e. Steinway Hall.


NEW YORK LIZARDS
516-742-1180

The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse will be launching a brand new youth travel team program for the summer of 2014! The New York Lizards Elite team will hold tryouts this fall for boys in kindergarten through third grade. Members of the Lizards Elite team will receive unprecedented access to New York Lizards players and coaching staff. For more information, go to nylizards.com/lizardselite or call 855-NYLizards.


OH MY GIRLS (OMG)
140 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
516-802-5800
Email omg@ohmygirls.com

Oh My Girls!™ is the *first-ever* healthy living center for girls. It offers uniquely styled programs specifically designed to help developing girls stay fit and fabulous for life. Offerings include fitness classes (Zumba, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, cardiodance, and more) and hands-on, healthy cooking classes (international, vegetarian, gluten-free, and healthy baking.) Also offered are a wide variety of workshops focused on the social needs of girls that guarantee to help your daughter become her greatest self.


POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER
43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside
718-224-1500
567 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset 
516-364-3413 

Power Brain Training Center helps your child create health, happiness, and optimal achievement by tapping into their full brain potential. Focus, confidence, creativity, and memory are enhanced through physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises, breathing techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and games. As PBTC’s motto says, "Healthy Body, Happy Heart, Power Brain, I Can Do It!" Call PBTC to schedule a free trial class or body and brain check-up. PBTC also offers classes and workshops for adults, parents, and the whole family.


Q'S EXTRAVAGANZA
516-515-1722
Email info@qextravaganza.com

A back to school themed party is a great way to usher in a new school year! Q’s Extravaganza designs exquisite candy and dessert buffets to perfectly meet all your party needs. An array of candies and desserts are used to create a chic, scrumptious display. We can customize your display to fit any theme, color, style, or age group. No matter the occasion, a candy buffet is always a crowd pleaser. 


QUEENS COLLEGE - FREE NON-MEDICATION TREATMENT RESEARCH PROGRAM
65-30 Kissena Blvd., Delany Hall, Rm 301, Flushing
718-997-4251
Email NIPA@qc.cuny.edu

Non-pharmacological Interventions for Preschoolers with ADHD is a free research study evaluating potential treatments without the use of medication for children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Eligibility: 4- and 5-year-old children who appear inattentive, hyperactive, and/or impulsive. Children must be attending school, be non-medicated for ADHD, and not have any chronic medical illness, autism spectrum disorder, or diagnosed neurological disorders. Parent and children must speak English and be willing to attend weekly sessions at Queens College. 


RENÉE GALLERY OF ART
1966 Jackson Ave., Seaford
516-785-7291

Drawing and painting instruction for children ages 7 and older once a week, one and half hour classes, 4:30-6pm. Students are taught the basics of fine art at their individual level. Small informal classes; beginners welcome. Evening class available for adults. Established in 1973.


ROMPER ROOM NURSERY SCHOOL
133 Hillside Ave., Williston Park
516-746-8606
275 Lakeville Road, Great Neck 
516-466-8906

Offering a unique learning experience for 40 years, we are renowned for our confidence-building program, individualized attention, and safe environment. Dedicated teachers nurture each child to reach his or her fullest potential. Curriculum includes reading readiness, other languages, basic science, math, arts and crafts, music, story time, and field trips for the children. Assistants personally drive buses. The Romp with Mom program features diversified activities for 12- to 24-month-olds. See-U-Later is a separation class for 2 1/2- 3 years old. Stop in for a free trial class. We offer full day and extended day hours.


SAMUEL FIELD Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck
718-225-6750
Bay Terrace Center 
212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside 
718-423-6111

The Samuel Field Y provides a diverse array of programs and services designed to meet the needs of children of all ages, stages, and ability levels. Both their Little Neck and Bayside sites offer after school programs as well as programs for children with learning disabilities and developmental disabilities. These programs are designed to offer a safe, supervised nurturing recreational environment during after school hours, where homework help and structured activities are prioritized. For more information, contact Andrea Gavora at 718-225-6750 x261, or at agavora@sfy.org.


SCHOOL OF ROCK, LLC
154 Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-767-2262
540 Smith St., Farmingdale 
631-425-5191 

"Inspiring The World to Rock on Stage and in Life". Programs include artist development, lessons, performance program, rock 101, and new toddler music program "Little Wing". Call for a tour or for a trial lesson.


SMITHTOWN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-3700

Before you go back to school, catch Pinkalicious before it closes August 25! Fun for girls and boys! This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. Cinderella's Glass Slipper will be here weekends in September for a great back-to-school treat!


SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND SWALLOWING DISORDERS SERVICE OF NASSAU
3375 Park Ave., Suite 4010, Wantagh
516-221-3653
444 Lakeville Road, Suite 104, Lake Success 
516-216-1791 
500 N. Broadway, Suite 141, Jericho 
516-597-4344

Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, is owner and operator of Speech Pathology and Swallowing Disorders Service of Nassau. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, and expressive or receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding groups for individuals who suffer from texture andconsistency aversions are also offered. There are four other affiliated offices across Long Island.

STEPS TO SOCIALIZATION
13 South Bayles Ave., Port Washington
516-767-0266

At Steps to Socialization, we understand that not all children process social information the same way. Our curriculum, designed for children through 12th grade, makes the hidden rules of daily social interactions simple and clear. Through targeted activities and role-play, your child will gain the communication skills needed to navigate the social world. Parents and caregivers are an integral part of the team. We work together to reinforce the program at home and school.


THAT BROADWAY SMILE
800 N. Broadway, Massapequa
516-753-KIDS

Dr. Mary Ellen Nesnay and Dr. Jerry Ashrafi are pediatric dental specialists practicing in Massapequa. The movie-themed pediatric dental office boasts nine movie themed treatment rooms, as well as a real movie theater! All of the doctors have extensive training to treat all children including those with special needs. “Sleep dentistry” can be provided for children who are unable to cooperate. When you choose That Broadway Smile, you’ll know your child is receiving the best possible care from the most knowledgeable experts in the field of pediatric dentistry.


THE CHILDREN'S CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE
The Children's Center at Farmingdale State, Farmingdale 
631-420-2125

The Children’s Center cares for the children ages 8 weeks through 5 years old. Care is provided Mon.-Fri. from 7:30am-5:30pm. School vacation care is offered for children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Camp Farmingdale Explorers is for campers ages 3-5 and Camp Farmingdale is for children ages 5 ½ through 12 years old. 


THE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email information@littlevillage.org

HLVS is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, and SEIT and related services. Services provided on-site and in homes, nursery schools, and day care centers include speech, feeding, occupational, physical, and movement therapy, behavior management or Applied Behavior Analysis, counseling, and support groups. 


THE LANGUAGE WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN
Locations in Manhasset and New York City, NY
800-731-0830

Parents magazine named The Language Workshop for Children one of “6 Classes Worth the $$.” LWFC- Manhasset offers preschools, classes, and camps to teach French, Spanish, Italian, and Mandarin Chinese to ages 6 months through 9 years through immersion enriched songs, stories, activities, and more. LWFC materials won six major children’s media awards. Since 1973 their renowned program has combined emotion with proven educational methods. CNN called director Thibaut “one of a very few experts in teaching languages to small children.” 


THE LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
C.W. Post Campus, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.


THE STUDIO DANCE AND PILATES
35 17th St., Jericho
516-931-7947

The essence of Movement for Life, Joseph H. Pilates, once stated “physical fitness is the first requisite of happiness.” The Studio – Dance and Pilates was born of this same spirit. The Studio’s core instructors, having danced together for over 25 years, are devoted to sharing the joy of dance and the wisdom of controlled movement to their diverse clientele. The Studio offers programs for all ages, skill levels, and personal objectives, in a friendly environment with instructors who care that each student and client meets their personal goals. Tour our beautiful studio. 


THE WALDORF SCHOOL OF GARDEN CITY
225 Cambridge Ave., Garden City
516-742-3434

The Waldorf School of Garden City is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory day school for students age 3 through 12th grade. Our Garden City campus includes a quarter-acre farm, as well as art and music facilities to extend the core curriculum. Students also make annual trips to our extended farm campus in New Hampshire, for further exposure to the natural world. For more information, contact Dr. Chris Bleecker at 516-742-3434 x116 or visit waldorfgarden.org. 


TODDLER TIME
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6096

Toddler Time is a year-round preschool with an extended day care program. This program offers a safe environment, first class teaching, nurturing and certified staff, small child-to-teacher ratio, and nurse on-site. Programs consist of half-day, full-day, and extended hours from 7am-6pm. Teachers encourage social, emotional, and cognitive growth and promote self-confidence while learning. Children 18 months to 5 years can explore their unique talents in crafts, music, computers, and creative play. Toddler Time is the perfect choice for working parents. For more information and a tour, call 516-520-6096.


TUTOR TIME
Tutor Time of Oakdale 
1645 Montauk Highway, Oakdale 
631-244-0303 
Tutor Time of East Northport 
543 Larkfield Road, East Northport 
Tutor Time of Massapequa 
100 Grand Ave., Massapequa 
516-799-1234 
Tutor Time of Baldwin 
2856 Milburn Ave., Baldwin 
516-377-3337 
Tutor Time of East Rockaway 
131 Main St., East Rockaway 
516-596-1010 
Lindenhurst 
41 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst 
631-888-1010 

Our educational approach focuses on nurturing your child's innate intelligence through hands-on active learning and opportunities for self-expression. Our exclusive Tutor Time® LifeSmart™ curriculum is based on the belief that children are intelligent in many different ways. We call these ways “Smarts.” Word Smart, Math Smart, Body Smart, Design Smart, Music Smart, Nature Smart, People Smart, and Me Smart. Call one of our schools or visit our website today to schedule a tour. 


VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER
47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171
Email info@vclc.org

VCLC serves more than 750 children and families annually with programs and services, provided on- and off-site, including, Applied Behavioral Analysis, special education preschool and grades K-2, early intervention, Evaluation Center to determine eligibility, special classes in an integrated setting; special education itinerant teachers at nursery schools, child care locations, and in homes. LI Early Childhood Direction Center that provides information and referrals, Family Center Sunday Respite/Recreation Program, social skills training groups, Lufrano Training Program for early childhood personnel, vacation recreation program, and more. 


VARIETY CHILD LEARNING CENTER SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
47 Humphrey Drive, Syosset
516-921-7171

Variety Child Learning Center offers social skills training programs for children ages 4–12 and teens ages 13-16, with social difficulties. Sessions are held in the summer, fall, winter, and spring. In September, VCLC will introduce social skills training groups for 3-year-old children. Call for information about this exciting new offering. For more information and exact dates, please contact the Social Skills Program Coordinator via email at socialskills@vclc.org or at 516-921-7171.


WEST EAST ALL-NATURAL BISTRO & WINE BAR
758 S. Broadway, Hicksville
516-939-6618

With the kids back at school, don’t let dinnertime become stress time! West East Bistro, located in Hicksville, boasts a “Happy and Healthy” kid’s menu. Formulated by their resident Health Coach/Co-Owner, Raquel Jadeja, the menu features kid-friendly and delicious dishes including California sushi rolls, salmon, skirt steak, and much more! Each selection is perfectly priced at only $8. West East Bistro is committed to serving organic produce, grass-fed beef, and hormone- and antibiotic-free meats. 


WHITE TIGER TAE KWON DO
2211 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park
516-248-5425
Email whitetigertaekwondo1@gmail.com

White Tiger Tae Kwon Do is place where your child can have fun and learn Korean martial arts all year-round. The school is taught by Grand Master Woo, the U.S. national team head coach and a World Taekwondo international referee. There is a trial period so your child can decide if he or she wants to take future classes. We offer a basic program that includes punching, kicking, self-defense, and cool techniques your child can learn at this school. We can host your child’s next birthday party. Ask about our summer program as well.


WORLD CLASS PERFORMANCE CENTER
1028A Old Country Road, Plainview
516-822-3903

At World Class Performance Center, we strive to shape the young dancer’s body and mind in a positive learning environment. Our staff is made up of professionals with a continuing study in dance education. We help each dancer reach individual goals, whether professional-driven or recreational. Dance should be both fun and motivating, and we like each dancer to take with them a lifetime of great memories.


SUFFOLK COUNTY

ABRAKADOODLE
631-366-4ART (4278)
Email lalbert@abrakadoodle.com

Abrakadoodle® is the country’s largest art education program for children ages 2-12. Our lessons are always new and fun! We offer ARTrageous art classes and workshops that are both fun and educational. Our birthday parties are a blast! Abrakadoodle Arty Parties ™ are easy for parents and fun for kids. We plan a great art party around your party theme! Each party guest leaves with the best party favor ever – their very own framed piece of original art! We love art and kids!


AMY EAPEN, PT, DPT
80 Crossways Park Drive, Suite 200, Woodbury
516-726-1758 

Keep Moving Forward offers intensive physical therapy programs for children and adults with neurological and developmental delays. Individuals are trained to reach their maximum potential through utilization of the TheraSuit and Universal Exercise Unit. This approach combats the effects of deconditioning and immobilization while using the principles of intensive strength training. Our primary goal is to achieve functional independence. KMF also offers traditional physical therapy, early intervention, Fit Kids programs, and Baby Boot Camp.


BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
310 Michael Drive, Syosset
516-762-1300

Bounce! Trampoline Sports is the most exciting indoor entertainment complex to hit the Northeast! Bounce! offers the opportunity to play sports, have fun, and get fit on enormous courts of interconnected trampolines. The facility has fitness classes for all ages and levels, open jump time, trampoline dodge ball, slam dunk basketball, foam-pit jumping, the only trampoline Bungee jump in the country, acrobat classes, and Toddler Time for the younger set. Private party rooms, free Wi-Fi, snack bar, arcade, and a separate Bounce! Jr. Zone. Schools, camps, and corporate groups welcome. Fundraising opportunities available.


BRICKS 4 KIDZ
Bricks 4 Kidz Creativity Center, 49 Ira Road, Syosset
631-239-8720
Off-site programs in Northport, Port Washington, and Dix Hills
Email lgallo@bricks4kidz.com

Bricks 4 Kidz™ offers age appropriate hands-on enrichment for children ages 3 – 12, including robotics, using Lego® bricks. Students explore topics including space, inventions, vehicles, natural disasters and more. We Learn: themed lessons introducing and exploring the day’s concept. We Build: Step by step model building introducing more challenging builds as students progress. We Play: creative exploration modifying builds or through free-time play. All materials are provided for students to work in a lab-type setting with an integrated curriculum based on science, technology, engineering, and social studies.


BUILDING BLOCKS DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL
29 Pinewood Drive, Commack 
631-499-1237

We are an early childhood learning center focusing on the education of all young children. We offer parent/child groups, nursery and preschool classes, and child care options. As a NYS accredited special education program serving children and their families for more than 29 years, we provide services including special instruction, ABA, speech, occupational and physical therapy, psychological services, and diagnostic services to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. We develop skills that enable all our children to attain their highest potential while building self-esteem and independent learning. New for this summer is our Summer Recreation Program.


CELEBRATIONS IN THE KITCHEN
63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
516-396-2193

The most unique, fun filled, joyous event! We have created a true baking experience for everyone to enjoy – children, parents, family, friends, and boys and girls of any age. Guests enjoy our first class facility complete with a huge exhibition size kitchen, private party rooms, and a fabulous café and espresso bar for the adults to socialize! Baking experiences include cookie baking and decorating, cupcakes “from scratch,” muffin and scone baking, brownies, and more! Come in, call, or visit celebrationsinthekitchen.com for more information on parties, classes, and more. 


CHILD CARE COUNCIL OF SUFFOLK, INC.
60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-0303

Our primary mission is to take a leadership role in advocating for and increasing access to child care in Suffolk. The Council believes that quality, nurturing, and safe child care is the building block for strong, caring communities. We provide referrals, options, support, assistance, and guidance. Infants, toddlers, and preschoolers will have a chance to realize their full potential and become members of a society that help create caring communities. Without child care, parents would find it impossible to work and support their families. Child care: So children can learn and parents can earn.


CLEARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF
301 Smithtown Blvd., Nesconset
631-588-0530

A private school that provides educational services for children, ages newborn-21, with a hearing loss. Viewing all children as capable learners with diverse needs, Cleary offers a range of programs that focus on the development of language and communication skills. The child-centered environment at Cleary meets the communications needs of children enrolled in our auditory-oral- or sign-based programs and provides related therapies as mandated on the child’s IEP. Cleary is a child-first environment.


DIX HILLS FAMILY DENTISTRY
860 E. Jericho Turnpike, Dix Hills
631-673-8040

Dix Hills Family Dentistry strives to provide quality dental care for your entire family. Our general and pediatric dentists work together to provide comprehensive care in a gentle and caring environment. We are here for you, starting with your child’s first dental visit, throughout their adolescent years, and as they transition to adult dentistry. We have convenient early morning, late evening, and weekend hours to accommodate busy schedules. Our goal is to give you and your family excellent dental care!


EGLEVSKY BALLET
700 Hicksville Road, Suite 102, Bethpage
516-746-1115
Email info@eglevsky.org

Eglevsky Ballet, since 1961, is dedicated to the art form of ballet. Take class with world-renowned instructors in our brand new, state of the art facilities in Bethpage, NY. Fall registration is still open! Students perform in our Nutcracker at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. We welcome all levels of students.


EMANUEL LUTHERAN SCHOOL
179 East Main St., Patchogue
631-758-2250

Since 1957, Emanuel Lutheran School has provided a unique mix of solid academics with strong, Christ-centered values. We offer preschool through eighth grade, including full-day kindergarten. We’ve been a Suffolk Reading Council Honor School for 21 years. Small class sizes allow teachers to tailor lessons to individual needs. Accelerated Reader program, Spanish beginning in preschool, band, handbells, sports, and special interest clubs are available. Before and after-school care. Emanuel is located at 179 E. Main St. in Patchogue. Call 631-758-2250 for information. 


FAIRY LICEMOTHERS
2463 Long Beach Road, Oceanside
866-561-0492
1775 Deer Park Ave., Deer Park 
Email support@fairylicemothers.com

August through October are the busiest months for lice outbreaks. Kids who got lice this summer will spread it to classmates once school starts. If parents knew how to do a proper head-check, it would never be this bad. Early cases are easily avoided by just looking. A head-check must be done with a nit comb. Fairy LiceMothers recommends their MagicWand nit comb along with their MagicHalo Shampoo and Conditioner. Watch their comb-out video for assistance fairylicemothers.com/lice_treatment.html. Call Fairy LiceMothers any time for free advice at 866-561-0492. 


FRANK OHMAN SCHOOL OF BALLET
60 Calvert Ave., Commack
631-462-6266

Now in its 34th year, the Ohman School of Ballet was founded by Frank Ohman, former soloist of NYC Ballet and is one of the few remaining direct links to the legendary George Balanchine. The school is open to all students who wish to study classical ballet and serves as a training ground for promising young dancers. It is a not-for-profit, non-recital facility with 3 spacious studios and convenient location. The school, together with its company New York Dance Theatre, presents the largest Nutcracker production on Long Island annually at Hofstra University. 


GAMETRUCK
Ultimate video game party serving all of Long Island and NYC, 
516-629-5595
Email david.schwartz@gametruckparty.com

The ultimate mobile video game party serving all of Long Island! GameTruck is a mobile video game theater that is completely self-contained and all-weather. It is always 75 degrees and dry inside our custom game theater. Every GameTruck is equipped with six HDTVs inside our theater, as well as two HDTVs outside! We can accommodate up to 28 players all playing the latest multiplayer games on Xbox, PS3, Wii, and Wii U. Two game coaches manage the event while you sit back and relax or join the fun. Great for children ages 6 and older, and adults too! GameTruck is available to come to your family event, camp, and summer program.


GERMAN-AMERICAN SCHOOL: WHERE KIDS LEARN GERMAN
212-787-7543

German-American School offers a unique after-school language and culture program. Parents from diverse ethnic backgrounds send their children to our New York state accredited German language program in which children can learn German starting at age 4. Classes are small and taught by native German speakers. The didactic approach stresses interactive learning; singing, drawing, and German games are popular in the playgroup. In the upper grades we stress memorization, reading, writing, culture, and grammar. No prior German required. Adult beginners program is also available.


HOLY ANGELS REGIONAL SCHOOL
1 Division St. , Patchogue
631-475-2641

Since 1923, Holy Angels Regional School has been a caring environment providing a quality Catholic education in Patchogue and the surrounding communities. Children’s success is nurtured by the collaboration of their parents, pastors, teachers, and administration. Holy Angels offers individual student support in a safe, well-maintained facility. Our mission statement calls upon students to learn, lead, and serve as Jesus taught; there by serving their fellow students and community. Your child can be a part of this legacy of success. Holy Angels Regional School: academic, affordable, angelic.


HUNTINGTON CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS 
310 New York Ave., Huntington
631-271-4626
Email huntingtoncenter@yahoo.com

Huntington Center for Performing Arts is a 4,000-square-foot, state of the art facility. The Center is home to Huntington Ballet Academy, using the “ABT ® National Training Curriculum”, Les Petits Danseurs – “a dance school for little ones”, Suzuki Music School – “learning by listening”. The Center is also home to the Long Island Ballet Theatre, a professional ballet company that provides performing opportunities for students, pre-professionals, and professionals. The Suzuki Music School begins at age 3 offering the Japanese method of learning violin. A musical theater workshop is also offered.


JANINE STIENE SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY, P.C.
213 Hallock Road, Suite 6, Stony Brook
631-689-6858
631 Commack Road, Suite 1B 
Commack 
631-493-5859 
1500 William Floyd Parkway, Suite 303, 
East Yaphank 
631-775-8203 
2410 N. Ocean Ave., Suite 202, Farmingville 
631-346-3334 

Janine Stiene, speech-language pathologist, is owner and operator of Speech Pathology and Swallowing Disorder Services of Long Island. Along with her group of therapists, she supports families and children across Long Island, specializing in PROMPT, feeding, myofunctional therapy, voice disorders, fluency, augmentative communication, articulation, auditory processing disorders, and expressive/receptive language disorders (adults and children). Intensive feeding groups for individuals who suffer from texture and consistency aversions are also offered. There are five other affiliated offices across Long Island, all participating with most major health insurance companies and offering flexible hours and scheduling.


JOHN W. ENGEMAN THEATRE AT NORTHPORT 
250 Main St., Northport
631-261-2900

Along with our Broadway quality shows the theater is also home to the John W. Engeman Studio of the Performing Arts. Sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the Studio offers year-round classes and summer camp to children that focuses on singing, acting, dancing, and how to become a star. Full-time or part-time sessions available for ages 7-17. Please ask about our upcoming fall classes.


KIDDIE ACADEMY OF BRIGHTWATERS
225 Howells Road, Bay Shore
631-969-1234

Kiddie Academy of Brightwaters provides quality childcare programs for children 6 weeks to 12 years. We operate Monday-Friday, 6:30am-7pm, throughout the year while offering a variety of programs. Our academy strives to ensure all children’s nutritional needs are met by providing a variety of healthy meals and snacks. Kiddie Academy of Brightwaters is an active member of the community providing services that meet all of our families’ needs. Call to schedule an appointment to visit our facility and meet our amazing staff.


KIDTASTIC KIDS
1075 Portion Road, Farmingville
631-320-1599

Kidtastic Kids is run by “Ms. Dawn”, a certified visual arts, special education, early intervention, and elementary education teacher. We specialize in preschool, Mommy & Me, socialization, transition, and separation programs. We are a Fundations and Handwriting Without Tears school. Our school offers an environment which places emphasis on enhancing and developing each child’s learning style. We recognize that children’s relationships and interactions with their educators are critical elements of development and learning. All of our teachers are certified and nurture a caring balance of small and large group activities, collaborative and parallel play techniques, sensory explorations, as well as creative art experiences.


LEONARD E. BURKET CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
34 Oak St., Center Moriches
631-878-1727

The Leonard E. Burket Christian School is a ministry of the Assembly of God of Center Moriches, providing education to students from pre-K to 12th grade. Small classes with experienced teachers in a secure, welcoming environment are available for reasonable tuition rates. A Beka Christian curriculum is used from kindergarten through sixth grade and Alpha Omega’s internet-based Ignitia® program is used for seventh through 12th grades. Bible classes, music, art, and physical education round out an excellent academic experience. For tours or more information, call 631-878-1727 or visit us online at lebcs.com.


LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM & EXHIBITION CENTER
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH20 (426)

Two great attractions in one fin-tastic destination - with more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Pirate Snorkel, the all-new Shark Keeper program, and more, the Aquarium and Exhibition Center is a great place to visit anytime of the year. Add to the fun with an overnight stay at the Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina located adjacent to the property. A great school trip destination!


LONG ISLAND BUSINESS INSTITUTE 
6500 Jericho Turnpike, Commack 
631-499-7100

LIBI was founded in 1968. Our Court Reporting programs in Commack prepare students for an exciting career in today’s fast-paced legal environment. We offer both a certificate and Associate Degree programs. Small classes, personal attention from professors, career placement assistance, and financial aid opportunities (for those that qualify) abound at LIBI. Day and evening classes are available. Degree programs can be completed in two years attending full time.


LONG ISLAND SCIENCE CENTER
11 W. Main St., Riverhead 
631-208-8000

The Long Island Science Center’s learning exhibits and educational programs teach through an interactive, exciting, and fun learning environment for both children and families. We are a science resource for Long Island families, teachers, and students. Explore our hands-on educational center with an emphasis on (STEM) Science Technology, Engineering and Math. We offer in- house programs, outreach programs, after-school enrichment, library programs, scout programs, teacher training, homework help, volunteer opportunities, family science, camp programs, science birthday parties, and much more! 


MARION K. SALOMON & ASSOCIATES, INC.
125 E. Bethpage Road, Suite 5, Plainview
516-731-5588
Email info@mksalomon.com

Marion K. Salomon & Associates is a caring group of professionals with many years of experience in working with children of all ages. We provide prompt, accurate evaluations, treatment, and support for children and their families in Long Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. We believe early diagnosis and treatment are important in improving children’s confidence and competence, and we make every effort to respond quickly and sensitively to your concerns as parents and caregivers. Visit mksalomon.com for more information.


MINI MONET, INC. 
19B Main St., Sayville
631-218-9797

At Mini Monet Art Studio, each child will not only be exposed to creative thinking, but also be provided with an age appropriate art education. A complete art program allows every student to increase positive attitudes toward self and others while having a better understanding of the world. Our Mini Monets will connect visual knowledge through creative expression by utilizing various materials while learning about color, shapes, textures, and different techniques. We also offer amazing birthday party packages for all ages and our "Girl's Night Out" for the moms. 


MONTESSORI CHILDREN OF PORT JEFFERSON STATION
1660 Route 112, Suite B, Port Jefferson Station
631-320-3030

Many parents are questioning the quality of today’s education experience. Children have benefited from the Montessori method of education for more than 100 years. In addition to meeting your child’s social, emotional, creative, and intellectual needs, our Montessori school will give your child the foundation they will use continually in their school experience and later life. We look forward to you allowing us the opportunity to work with your child towards their success. Please call for a tour.


NEW YORK LIZARDS
516-742-1180

The New York Lizards of Major League Lacrosse will be launching a brand new youth travel team program for the summer of 2014! The New York Lizards Elite team will hold tryouts this fall for boys in kindergarten through third grade. Members of the Lizards Elite team will receive unprecedented access to New York Lizards players and coaching staff. For more information, go to nylizards.com/lizardselite or call 855-NYLizards.


OH MY GIRLS (OMG)
140 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset
516-802-5800
Email omg@ohmygirls.com

Oh My Girls!™ is the *first-ever* healthy living center for girls. It offers uniquely styled programs specifically designed to help developing girls stay fit and fabulous for life. Offerings include fitness classes (Zumba, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, cardiodance, and more) and hands-on, healthy cooking classes (international, vegetarian, gluten-free, and healthy baking.) Also offered are a wide variety of workshops focused on the social needs of girls that guarantee to help your daughter become her greatest self.


OUR LADY OF WISDOM REGIONAL CATHOLIC SCHOOL 
114 Myrtle Ave., Port Jefferson
631-473-1211

Our Lady of Wisdom Regional Catholic School ensures that each child in our care will have a high quality education in a loving, caring, and structured environment incorporating God’s influence within the learning experience. The school provides an excellent education within a faith-based community conscious of the importance and individuality of each child to God, our Heavenly Father. Our students are made aware of their talents, which we as a school community nurture and cultivate to the fullest. Call for a tour.


SCHOOL OF ROCK, LLC
154 Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights
516-767-2262
540 Smith St., Farmingdale 
631-425-5191 

"Inspiring The World to Rock on Stage and in Life". Programs include artist development, lessons, performance program, rock 101, and new toddler music program "Little Wing". Call for a tour or for a trial lesson.


SKETCHBOOK STUDIO
427 W. Main St. , Patchogue
631-317-1772

ART, an Ageless Respected Tradition is celebrated at Sketchbook Studio. Instruction and classes are created to suit all ages and abilities. In addition, Sketchbook has a successful background with special needs students. Individualized instruction is available for children and adults as well as packages that offer a fun option for birthday parties, scout troop badges, and “Girl’s Night Out”. All are welcome to enjoy our inspirational gallery displaying local artists and student work. Please call or visit our website for schedules, classes, events or to request a tour of the studio.


SMITHTOWN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-3700

Before you go back to school, catch Pinkalicious before it closes August 25! Fun for girls and boys! This is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe. Cinderella's Glass Slipper will be here weekends in September for a great back-to-school treat!


SNIP-ITS HAIRCUTS FOR KIDS
1966 Jericho Turnpike, Elwood Shopping Center, East Northport
631-486-7477

The best kid’s hair salon is also an adventure they won’t soon forget. That’s the Snip-its experience. With life-size characters, music, and games, Snip-its has turned what was once a tedious chore into The Ultimate Haircut Adventure™! After each haircut, Snip-its kids insert a lock of hair into the Magic Box™ for a prize. We have the best trained stylists and a cast of characters waiting to give your child a great haircut for back to school. Come in today and experience the world of Snip-its.


ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL
25 Church St., Ronkonkoma
631-588-4760

Our mission is to educate the whole child. We lead students ages 3 to eighth grade to become life-long learners. Students have daily interactions, instruction, and assessments, which develop intellectual, social, spiritual, and emotional development and strength of character. Our philosophy is one of respect and appreciation for individual differences. Each child is encouraged to meet his or her full potential through milestones set forth by the Common Core Standards and Diocesan guidelines. We provide up-to-date curriculum and materials, state-of-the-art technology, clubs, extracurricular activities, and much more.


ST. PATRICK YOUTH COMMUNITY
280 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-1261

The best kept secret...is now available to you! St. Patrick Youth Enrichment Learning Center is available for children ages 3-5, Mon.–Fri., during the school year. Flexible hours, days, and reasonable rates makes this program an option for all. Music, reading readiness skills, and New York State standards are just some of the reasons to join. We offer arts and crafts, circle time number concepts, and free play. Call for rates and information. We are accepting registration for the fall. Playtime with Mommy and separation classes also available. Call Cindy or Mary at 631-360-0257 or 631-724-1261.


TEACH CONSULTING SERVICES, INC.
153 Main St., Suite 1, Sayville
631-244-7280
Email etyznar@teachconsultingservices.com

An educational advocate for more than 15 years, Eileen Tyznar provides services that empower parents with knowledge and advocacy skills to help maximize their child’s academic potential and social success. At TEACH, we provide an effective approach for obtaining educational programs and related services designed to meet the unique needs of every child. Let TEACH help you “Navigate the Special Education Maze.” We offer Early Intervention, 504 Plans, CPSE/CSE meetings, parent coaching, and K-12 tutoring services. 


THAT BROADWAY SMILE
800 N. Broadway, Massapequa
516-753-KIDS

Dr. Mary Ellen Nesnay and Dr. Jerry Ashrafi are pediatric dental specialists practicing in Massapequa. The movie-themed pediatric dental office boasts nine movie themed treatment rooms, as well as a real movie theater! All of the doctors have extensive training to treat all children including those with special needs. “Sleep dentistry” can be provided for children who are unable to cooperate. When you choose That Broadway Smile, you’ll know your child is receiving the best possible care from the most knowledgeable experts in the field of pediatric dentistry.


THE CHILDREN'S CENTER AT FARMINGDALE STATE COLLEGE
The Children's Center at Farmingdale State, Farmingdale 
631-420-2125

The Children’s Center cares for the children ages 8 weeks through 5 years old. Care is provided Mon.-Fri. from 7:30am-5:30pm. School vacation care is offered for children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Camp Farmingdale Explorers is for campers ages 3-5 and Camp Farmingdale is for children ages 5 ½ through 12 years old. 


THE HAGEDORN LITTLE VILLAGE SCHOOL, JACK JOEL CENTER FOR SPECIAL CHILDREN
750 Hicksville Road, Seaford
516-520-6000
Email information@littlevillage.org

HLVS is a not-for-profit school highly regarded for providing outstanding educational and therapeutic services for children with a wide range of developmental disabilities. HLVS provides year-round programs and services that include diagnostic evaluations and treatment, early intervention, a preschool, an elementary school, and SEIT and related services. Services provided on-site and in homes, nursery schools, and day care centers include speech, feeding, occupational, physical, and movement therapy, behavior management or Applied Behavior Analysis, counseling, and support groups. 


THE LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR GIFTED YOUTH
C.W. Post Campus, Brookville
516-299-2160

The Long Island University program for gifted children was established in 1979 in response to the increasing recognition of society’s special responsibilities for children with demonstrably superior intellectual ability. The Long Island University Center for Gifted Youth brings together two important elements of education for the gifted extraordinary teachers recruited from leading high schools, middle schools and elementary schools in the metropolitan area and university-level facilities. These two factors, combined with an administrative and psychological team schooled in the needs of gifted children, give the program at LIU Post unique strengths in producing positive benefits for young people admitted to the program.


THE PEDIATRIC CENTER AT GOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
1000 Montauk Highway, West Islip
631-376-4444

The Pediatric Center at Good Samaritan Hospital offers Think Smart™ concussion management program. The Center has been providing evaluations to post concussive, both high- and low-impact, middle and high school athletes using a team approach. The program features the expertise of ImPACT® trained physicians and care providers. ImPACT® provides computerized neurocognitive assessment tools and services that are used by medical doctors, psychologists, athletic trainers and other licensed health care professionals to assist them in determining an athlete's ability to return to play after suffering a concussion.

THE RINX/HIDDEN POND DAY CAMP
660 Terry Road, Hauppauge
631-232-3222 x201

After a long day of school, what better way to spend some time than skating on one of our two NHL-size ice rinks with your friends at The Rinx in Hauppauge! Take a break and get something to eat or drink at the Time Out Cafe. No worries if you can't skate -- we have figure skating or Hockey Power skating pros that will get you going in no time. Don’t forget Athletic Republic sports training if you want to get into shape. Come see us soon!


TUMBLING TUNES
212 Laurel Road, East Northport
631-697-0140
Email kerry@tumblingtunes.com

Tumbling Tunes offers weekly music, gymnastics, and art classes for children ages four months through seven years. Students will develop language, social, and motor skills through music and movement as well as balance, coordination, and strength through gymnastics. While at our drop-offs and birthday parties, children have ample opportunity to explore our book nook, pretend play area, baby corner, and craft space.


TUTOR TIME
Tutor Time of Oakdale 
1645 Montauk Highway, Oakdale 
631-244-0303 
Tutor Time of East Northport 
543 Larkfield Road, East Northport 
Tutor Time of Massapequa 
100 Grand Ave., Massapequa 
516-799-1234 
 Tutor Time of Baldwin 
2856 Milburn Ave., Baldwin 
516-377-3337 
Tutor Time of East Rockaway 
131 Main St., East Rockaway 
516-596-1010 
Lindenhurst 
41 E. Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst 
631-888-1010 

Our educational approach focuses on nurturing your child's innate intelligence through hands-on active learning and opportunities for self-expression. Our exclusive Tutor Time® LifeSmart™ curriculum is based on the belief that children are intelligent in many different ways. We call these ways “Smarts.” Word Smart, Math Smart, Body Smart, Design Smart, Music Smart, Nature Smart, People Smart, and Me Smart. Call one of our schools or visit our website today to schedule a tour. 

TUTORS WORLD OF MULTI DIMENSIONS
631-213-9050

Our company provides small group instruction and one-on-one tutoring, and is available in both Nassau and Suffolk Counties. We offer consultations, assessment testing, test review, study skills, and assistance with all standardized testing preparation. Special needs students are welcomed. Tutoring location and hours will be based on your availability. We also have Smart Board instruction which allows you to be tutored in the comfort of your own home. Our focus is to help improve self-esteem and improve test scores. Reasonable rates available. Visit us at tutorsworldofmultidimensions.com


WEST SAYVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
37 Rollstone Ave., West Sayville
631-589-2180

West Sayville Christian School is an interdenominational independent Christian school that exists to assist Christian families by providing a Christ-centered, Bible-based, academically strong education that encourages each child to grow in their faith. We believe that this will equip and inspire them by laying a solid foundation for living a life of obedience to God and service to others. Dedicated Christian teachers, affordable, family-oriented, small class sizes, weekly chapel, art, music, Spanish enrichment, smart boards, computers, and extracurricular sports offered.



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