How to Help the Victims and Families of the Parkland School Shooting

How to Help the Victims and Families of the Parkland School Shooting

Last week the nation was rocked by another school shooting. The horrific act took the lives of 17 people, many of who were children. As we collectively try to heal many of us are also wondering what we can do to help.

Feb 23, 2018

11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

School safety is on the minds of many after the horrific tragedy in Parkland, Florida last week. Niche.com rolled out their ranking of New York State's safest school districts and 11 of those are located in New York City. The education website used federal Department of Education data and student and parent surveys to rank nearly 700 New York school districts according to the number of expulsions, suspensions, arrests and other factors.

Feb 22, 2018

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center, a Common Core-focused child care center in New City, is scheduled to host its grand opening in March. Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years will be taught using a curriculum that is approved by NYC teachers and administrators.

Feb 21, 2018

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio, located in Nanuet, introduced an integrative dance program called Rhythm Works in the fall. Rhythm Works is an inclusive hip-hop dance program open to dancers, ages 7-14, of all levels and abilities. The class is specifically designed for children with special needs, including Down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy.

Feb 21, 2018

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Times Square With Kids: It's Not Just for Tourists

Despite its reputation, Times Square is perfect for a family outing, offering a variety of things to do with kids in the heart of New York City.

Jan 11, 2018

Camps 'R' Us To Open East Rockaway and Saint James Campuses

Camps 'R' Us To Open East Rockaway and Saint James Campuses

Camps 'R' Us, which has various locations across Long Island, is scheduled to open two new locations for the 2018 summer camp season. The new Camps 'R' Us locations, serving children ages 3-15, will be in East Rockaway and Saint James.

Feb 08, 2018

Where to Ski and Snowboard in the Northeast

Where to Ski and Snowboard in the Northeast

Our skiing and snowboarding guide includes resorts and mountains just outside of the New York metropolitan area, to the slopes of Connecticut, New Jersey, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania. Beginner lessons and kid-friendly slopes for new skiiers and snowboarders are readily available at most mountains.

Dec 20, 2017

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Adds New Arts Programs and Celebrates 50 Years

Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, a Wheatley Heights day camp that offers a variety of specialty and fine arts programming, is adding new dance, art, and music classes to its offerings this summer. It will also celebrate it's 50th anniversary in July.

Feb 08, 2018

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps and classes for children ages 3-15.

Feb 21, 2018

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center to Open in New City

Brilliant Minds Daycare and Learning Center, a Common Core-focused child care center in New City, is scheduled to host its grand opening in March. Children ages 6 weeks to 5 years will be taught using a curriculum that is approved by NYC teachers and administrators.

Feb 21, 2018

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio Offers Dance Program for Children with Special Needs

Coupé Theatre Studio, located in Nanuet, introduced an integrative dance program called Rhythm Works in the fall. Rhythm Works is an inclusive hip-hop dance program open to dancers, ages 7-14, of all levels and abilities. The class is specifically designed for children with special needs, including Down syndrome, autism, and cerebral palsy.

Feb 21, 2018

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Healthbarn USA to Offer Gardening Summer Camp in Ridgewood, NJ

Two years ago, Healthbarn USA, which teaches kids and adults how to harvest and cook with produce they grew, moved to its current location in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Now that its garden is in full production, Healthbarn USA will offer summer camps and classes for children ages 3-15.

Feb 21, 2018

Hamilton-Themed Summer Camp Coming to NYC

Hamilton-Themed Summer Camp Coming to NYC

If you have a Broadway-obsessed kid, you might want to check out Broadway Bound Kids. This summer it will offer its Ham-sical program from July 30–Aug 4. Children in grades kindergarten-6th will get the opportunity to create an original musical inspired by a famous historical figure, much like Hamilton.

Feb 21, 2018

Madame Tussauds New York Premiers Lunar New Year Exhibit

Madame Tussauds New York Premiers Lunar New Year Exhibit

From Feb 12th to March 31st, 2018 guests can celebrate the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Dog at Madame Tussauds Time's Square.

Feb 20, 2018