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Alex Hoeft

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Further Music Studio Moves to New Location

Further Music Studio, which offers music lessons in Queens, recently moved to a new location in Forest Hills. The studio offers piano, violin, and guitar lessons, as well as voice lessons. The studio also boasts the most affordable music lessons in New York City.

Apr. 14, 2014

The Glass House Offers After-School Tours for Children

The Glass House, built by architect Philip Johnson in New Canaan, now offers after-school tours for children in fifth through eighth grades. The tours aim to introduce kids to architecture in a fun and easy way to understand.

Apr. 14, 2014

Math-Only Learning Center Opens Astoria Location

Mathnasium, an international chain of year-round math learning centers, recently opened a location in Astoria. The center creates individualized learning plans for students to build a strong foundation in math, and aims to “make math make sense.” Tutors utilize the Mathnasium Method to teach children with various tactics.

Apr. 14, 2014

Tanning Salon Offers Express Organic, Sunless Solution

A new sunless tanning option is available in Fairfield County. Zen Bronze, an organic spray tan studio whose water-based tanning solutions are made with olive oil and coffee beans, recently began offering an express airbrush tanning option.

Feb. 12, 2014

French Organization Hosting 10th Anniversary of French Cinema

Alliance Francaise of Greenwich has partnered with Focus on French Cinema to host the 10th anniversary of the French film festival in Greenwich this year. Festivalgoers can screen French films, meet French celebrities, attend Q-and-A sessions with film stars and directors, and attend an opening night gala.

Feb. 12, 2014

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program

JCC Rockland recently announced a full-day early childhood program that it plans to offer beginning in the fall. The early childhood program is now accepting applications. Enrolled children learn Jewish values through a whole-child approach to teaching.

Feb. 11, 2014

Hillsdale Art Studio Adds Parent-Child Art Club

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

Feb. 11, 2014

Summer Adventure Camp Expands Activities

The Knox School Summer Adventure, a summer day camp at The Knox School in St. James, will offer stand up paddle boarding, a marine science program, and Lego robotics this summer.

Jan. 28, 2014

New Facility for Youth Boasts 'Teacher of Team Sports'

FastBreak Sports, a sports and athletic training facility on the Upper East Side, now offers a program for preschoolers ages 2-5. The preschool program FastBreak Kids teaches youngsters a variety of age-appropriate sports and skills including baseball, basketball, and flag football. The facility also offers teams and leagues for children in Manhattan to improve athletic ability and inspire self-confidence.

Jan. 28, 2014

Music and Theater Programs Added to Local Kids’ Gym

M.A.T.S.S. Kids' Gym now offers music and theater classes for children in Syosset. The music classes are offered by Long Island Aardvarks and the theater classes are offered by New Artist Theater, a division of The AMF Studio.

Jan. 27, 2014

Program Offers Children a Creative Way to Learn

Challenge Island, an academic enrichment program, recently opened in Syosset. The program, which offers after-school programs, in-school field trips, summer camps, and birthday parties, helps children build problem-solving skills and engages imagination through creative lessons and activities.

Jan. 27, 2014

Indoor Trampoline Center Opens Deer Park Facility

Sky Zone, an indoor trampoline center, recently opened a Deer Park location. The trampoline center hosts birthday parties and fitness classes, and houses 21,000 square feet of trampolines.

Jan. 27, 2014

Book Club for Young Girls Inspires a Love to Read

Sweet Jenny’s Book Club for girls inspires a love of reading in girls ages 7-11. The Upper East Side book club is meant to act as a reading enrichment program that picks up where school leaves off.

Jan. 27, 2014

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