Launch Trampoline Park Opens West Nyack Location

Launch Trampoline Park Opens West Nyack Location

Launch Trampoline Park, the 25,000 square-foot indoor entertainment facility, opened on June 9. It has more than 16,000-square-feet of connected trampoline that form a giant jumping surface. Other attractions include a Ninja Course that has two lan...

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The Broadway Class Announces Two New Theater and Audition Preparation Programs

The Broadway Class Announces Two New Theater and Audition Preparation Programs

The Broadway Class, a music and acting school in Forest Hills, has announced two new theater and audition preparation programs for children. The Improv Troupe is for children ages 10 and older and kicked off April 10. Students learn the basics of i...

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ECNS ETC. Offering a Variety of New and Classes for Fall 2018

ECNS ETC. Offering a Variety of New and Classes for Fall 2018

ECNS ETC. has a new full schedule of classes and activities for children from 0 to 8 years old, Monday through Saturday. All the classes are taught with the same educational philosophy as held by the long established Upper East Side nursery school,...

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Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

Buckley Country Day School's 2019-2020 School Year Open Houses Are This October and November

The new school year is approaching, and it is never too early to start thinking about the 2019-2020 school year! Join Buckley Country Day School on Sunday, October 14 at 2 pm or Tuesday, November 27 at 9 am for one of the fall Open Houses. At the O...

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Joffery Ballet School Adds Broadway Theater, Children’s, and Youth Ballet in Long Island City

Joffery Ballet School Adds Broadway Theater, Children’s, and Youth Ballet in Long Island City

For the first time ever, Joffrey Ballet School is offering its Children’s Ballet and Youth Ballet programs at its second location in Long Island City. The school is also adding a brand new musical theater program to teach kids Broadway-style and ly...

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Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

Hofstra University Continuing Education Adds a New Course

This fall, Hofstra University Continuing Education is introducing a new course, Internet Hardware Hacks: IoT (Internet of Things), for middle and high school students.

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Smile More Dentistry Welcomes Jenn Sunkin, DDS and Toddler Thursdays

Smile More Dentistry Welcomes Jenn Sunkin, DDS and Toddler Thursdays

Jennifer Sunkin, DDS, a pediatric dentist, will be joining the staff at Smile More Kidz dentistry. She will be accompanying a group of dentists and dental professionals with over 27 years of experience. Dr. Sunkin will be leading Smile More’s Toddl...

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Muse Academy Opens In Brooklyn For All Five Boroughs

Muse Academy Opens In Brooklyn For All Five Boroughs

MUSE Academy's doors opened on September 5 with a first day of school celebration of the inspiration of the ancient Greek Muses for the young scholars who make up the founding class of the new school in the heart of Brooklyn's cultural district.

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Ume Ume Music + Arts of Park Slope Offers New 'Jump Start' Preschool Alternative Program

Ume Ume Music + Arts of Park Slope Offers New 'Jump Start' Preschool Alternative Program

Ume Ume Music + Arts of Park Slope has already begun accepting students for this new ‘Jump Start’ program, but will also offer rolling admission throughout the year. Ume Ume offers one, two, and three day options from 9am-11am, and feature a comple...

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The Max Challenge to Open in New City This Month

The Max Challenge to Open in New City This Month

The Max Challenge of New City is now accepting membership sign-ups before its grand opening at the end of September. The Max Challenge is a gym franchise that has opened over 100 locations in its five years of operation. It utilizes a 10-week prog...

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Treetop Adventure Now Offers Special Late-Night Hours to Climb and Zipline

Treetop Adventure Now Offers Special Late-Night Hours to Climb and Zipline

For the months of September and October, Treetop Adventure of the Bronx Zoo is offering special late-night hours on Fridays and Saturdays from 10am to 8:30pm. Participants can choose to zipline across the Bronx River and back, climb seven different...

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MSQUASH Academy to Hold After-School Program in New, State-of-the-Art Sports Center

MSQUASH Academy to Hold After-School Program in New, State-of-the-Art Sports Center

Starting on September 12, MSQUASH Academy will be holding its first-ever after-school program for kids eager to learn the exhilarating sport of squash. Hosted in its brand new MSQUASH Accelerator sports center in Port Chester, the first portion of ...

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Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Designation Awarded to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern

Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite Designation Awarded to Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), joined a growing number of businesses in Rockland County to become a Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite as designated by the Rockland County Dep...

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Hootenanny Art House Opens 7th Avenue Location in Park Slope

Hootenanny Art House Opens 7th Avenue Location in Park Slope

After 10 years of growing the beloved Hootenanny Art House on 15th Street, Pete Sinjin and Kira Smith are thrilled to be opening their second location, just for ART: the new Hootenanny ART Annex! They are happy to continue to bring Art to the Park ...

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Cerebral Palsy Soccer NYC is Kicking off in Brooklyn

Cerebral Palsy Soccer NYC is Kicking off in Brooklyn

Following the successful programs in New Jersey, Houston and Mid-Atlantic, Cerebral Palsy Soccer (CP Soccer) is forming an NYC team in Brooklyn on September 30. The program is open to children with cerebral palsy, hemiplegia or traumatic brain inju...

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Canticum Novum Youth Choir in South Salem is Seeking Members

Canticum Novum Youth Choir in South Salem is Seeking Members

Harold and Edie Rosenbaum are seeking new members for their Canticum Novum Youth Choir. Composed of girls from age 8 to 18, the youth choir has in recent years performed in Carnegie Hall, Radio City, The United Nations, and Symphony Space. This sea...

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Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

Earlier this spring, we held our 2018 NYMetroParents Kids Cover Contest, and the submissions were overwhelming—who doesn't want the chance to feature their kid on the covers of NYMP's magazines?! We narrowed down the 1,300 photos of your cute kids ...

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CrossFit Sunset Park Now Offering Classes  For Children Ages 5 to 17

CrossFit Sunset Park Now Offering Classes For Children Ages 5 to 17

CrossFit Sunset Park, a fitness center in Sunset Park, is now offering CrossFit classes for children ages 5 to 17. CrossFit is a fitness regimen that incorporates a mix of physical activities, including interval training, gymnastic and calisthenics...

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Bob Murphy's Violin Shop in Melville Gives the Gift of Music to Two Usdan Campers

Bob Murphy's Violin Shop in Melville Gives the Gift of Music to Two Usdan Campers

On Thursday, August 9 at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, Bob Murphy’s Violin Shop in Melville awarded two of the camp's outstanding students new instruments. Violinist Allison Arias, a student at Celia Cruz High School of Music in the Bronx and...

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Girl Scouts of Nassau County Kicks off 'Back to Troop' Season with New Programs

Girl Scouts of Nassau County Kicks off 'Back to Troop' Season with New Programs

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Sky Rink All Stars, Chelsea Piers Skating Troupe, Wins Silver Medal at National Skating Competition

Sky Rink All Stars, Chelsea Piers Skating Troupe, Wins Silver Medal at National Skating Competition

The Sky Rink All Stars, NYC's most established children's ensemble skating troupe, won the silver medal at the prestigious United States Figure Skating National Showcase in Brighton, Michigan, August 5th. With over 32 teams, the girls performed a d...

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New Attractions Are Coming to Coney Island’s Luna Park

New Attractions Are Coming to Coney Island’s Luna Park

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Parks just announced plans to add a large-scale water ride, adventure park, a public plaza with open-air food options and, an arcade to Coney Island’s world-famous amusement park.

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Homeless NYC Kids Get Hands-On STEM Experience at Local Museum

Homeless NYC Kids Get Hands-On STEM Experience at Local Museum

Last week, kids from three Win, formerly known as “Women in Need,” shelters in Manhattan and Queens visited the New York Hall of Science to participate in a hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) experience.

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Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

Adventure Park at Long Island Introduces New Loyalty Program

The Adventure Park at Long Island, a ropes course in Wheatley Heights, announced a special new membership program called “The Adventure Club.” The program, open to the public, offers members significant ticket savings, plus a host of other benefits...

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Code Ninjas Opened in Syosset This July

Code Ninjas Opened in Syosset This July

Code Ninjas, a computer coding and video game center part of a national franchise, has opened in Syosset on July 1. The center provides a place for children ages 7 to 14 to learn about computer technology. As part of the curriculum, children learn ...

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RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows Adds Two New Programs This Fall

RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows Adds Two New Programs This Fall

At RoboMindTech in Fresh Meadows, STEAM Young Maker will be available for children ages kindergarten through second grade, which is a program that integrates art creativity into the technology-based STEM field. In addition, VEX Robotics Competition...

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Groove Family Music Opens Locations in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck

Groove Family Music Opens Locations in Scarsdale, Larchmont, and Mamaroneck

Groove Family Music, a 14-year mainstay in the Westchester family music scene, is bringing its Music for Aardvarks classes to 3 new locations this Fall. Beginning on Tuesday, September 18, Music for Aardvarks’ classes for children ages 3 months thr...

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Westchester Arts Organizations Share the Stage to Discuss the ART of College Planning

Westchester Arts Organizations Share the Stage to Discuss the ART of College Planning

On Thursday, September 20, 2018, Rye-based college planning and academic achievement company Novella Prep will hold a free workshop and Q&A for parents looking to maximize their child’s potential through the arts and get a head start on college pla...

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Usdan Responds to Fire on Campus with Launch of The Reimagine Fund

Usdan Responds to Fire on Campus with Launch of The Reimagine Fund

On Tuesday, August 14, a lightning strike sparked the blaze that damaged several buildings in the Visual Arts area of the Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts Wheatley Heights campus. No one was injured, and no students were affected as camp had conclude...

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Sew Happy is Offering a Free Sewing Machine Workshop At Bloomingdales in White Plains

Sew Happy is Offering a Free Sewing Machine Workshop At Bloomingdales in White Plains

Sew Happy, a Westchester company teaching kids the life skill of sewing, will be offering complimentary sewing machine workshops in Bloomingdales of White Plains. The workshops are free of charge and last 20 minutes but require registration.

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Ballet Academy East to Offer 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships to Male Pre-Professional Dancers for 2018-2019

Ballet Academy East to Offer 15 Full-Tuition Scholarships to Male Pre-Professional Dancers for 2018-2019

Ballet Academy East, an Upper East Side dance training facility for beginners through professionals, will award 15 male dancers in the Pre-Professional Division full-tuition scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year. On Monday, Sept. 17, boys ages...

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Brooklyn Children's House Daycare and Preschool Open for Enrollment

Brooklyn Children's House Daycare and Preschool Open for Enrollment

Brooklyn Children's House in Bedford Stuyvesant is open for enrollment and offers half-day, full-day, and extended-day care and education for children ages 2 through 5.

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Park Slope to Host Brooklyn's Newest Food Festival

Park Slope to Host Brooklyn's Newest Food Festival

Don’t let anyone fool you—summer is still going strong. Before school starts and schedules get chaotic, savor those long, carefree days of summer by capping the night with an excellent meal at an even better price. Park Slope is welcoming a brand n...

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IDNYC Card Now Available to Children Ages 10 and Older

IDNYC Card Now Available to Children Ages 10 and Older

Children as young as 10 years old can now get an IDNYC card, a free identification card available to New York City residents. Through the program, which was introduced in 2015, New York City residents who apply receive a government-issued photo ide...

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Brings the First Escape Theme Adventure to NYC

Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square Brings the First Escape Theme Adventure to NYC

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, the world’s museum for weird, out-of-this-world enthusiasts, opened Ripley’s Relic, an interactive adventure with “scientific discovery” for the whole family, this June. This interactive, escape adventure t...

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NYC-Based Health Organizations Team Up for Teen Health Fair

NYC-Based Health Organizations Team Up for Teen Health Fair

Top NYC healthcare organizations MetroPlus Health Plan and NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York are teaming up to host a health fair for teens this weekend. The event, which will feature games, health and dental screenings, arts and ...

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Robert Mann Dance Centre in Bayside to Offer Expanded Modern and Contemporary Classes

Robert Mann Dance Centre in Bayside to Offer Expanded Modern and Contemporary Classes

The Robert Mann Dance Centre, Inc., in Bayside will be offering expanded modern and contemporary dance classes for teens and more classes for younger children when the new school year starts on September 5. The modern and contemporary dance classes...

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The First Annual Good Shepherd Lutheran School Carnival in Plainview

The First Annual Good Shepherd Lutheran School Carnival in Plainview

The First Annual Good Shepherd Carnival will be Saturday, August 1h from 1pm to 4pm. Activity bracelets are $20 per child, which allows them to participate in bounce house fun, face painting, a petting zoo, a magic show and lots of other carnival g...

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Shutterfly, Baby2Baby and Rachel Zoe Team Up to Host Back-to-School Backpack Drive

Shutterfly, Baby2Baby and Rachel Zoe Team Up to Host Back-to-School Backpack Drive

On August 1, Shutterfly and Baby2Baby teamed up to host a backpack drive just in time for the back-to-school season. The event took place at Versa in Manhattan. Rachel Zoe, fashion designer and Baby2Baby Board Member, and Mindy Weiss, Shutterfly’s ...

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Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Family Events for Kids in Westchester County this Weekend

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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The National Museum of Mathematics Third Annual NYC Math Festival Will Feature Juggling Bagels

The National Museum of Mathematics Third Annual NYC Math Festival Will Feature Juggling Bagels

"Let Them Eat Math!," a gravity-defying juggling display of flying New York City bagels will be featured at the third annual New York City Math Festival, New York's only math festival, in Lower Manhattan. The free event, hosted by the National Muse...

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Fun Weekend Activities for Families in Suffolk County

Fun Weekend Activities for Families in Suffolk County

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Family Activities in Queens This Weekend

Family Activities in Queens This Weekend

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Best Weekend Events for Kids in Brooklyn

Best Weekend Events for Kids in Brooklyn

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club in Boerum Hill Now Offering Birthday Parties and Corporate Events

YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club in Boerum Hill Now Offering Birthday Parties and Corporate Events

YokeyPokey Virtual Reality (VR) Club opened last summer and is now offering birthday party and corporate event packages. The cafe provides virtual reality gaming experiences, Minecraft, and 360 degree immersive experiences during the party.

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M.A.T.S.S Kids' Gym and Early Childcare Education Center to Offer S.T.E.M. Classes

M.A.T.S.S Kids' Gym and Early Childcare Education Center to Offer S.T.E.M. Classes

M.A.T.S.S. Syosset Center is offering a new introductory level S.T.E.M. class in its after-school program this fall. This initial step provides structured inquiry-based and real world problem-based learning, creating an interdisciplinary approach t...

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Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Lil Chameleon Launches Imagination Station 'Themed Playdates'

Sometimes as a parent or caretaker, it’s hard coming up with fresh activities to keep your lil ones occupied and engaged. Lil Chameleon, an award-winning kid’s resale shop, a play cafe, and party service provider just unveiled a new program: Imagin...

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Brooklyn Heights Psychologist Offering Free Support Group for Parents of Children With Social Difficulties

Brooklyn Heights Psychologist Offering Free Support Group for Parents of Children With Social Difficulties

A free support group for parents of young children with social communication difficulties, ADHD, and Aspergers is being held in Brooklyn Heights by Steven Goldman, Psy.D. Dr. Goldman is both a licensed psychologist and the parent of a child wit...

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Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Evidence-Based Social Skills Group Launches in Greenwich

Karina G. Campos, Psy.D will be offering PEERS, an evidence-based social skills group, for teens ages 11-17 struggling to make and keep friends this September in Greenwich, CT. The PEERS curriculum is taught in a small group format using a variety ...

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Knorr to Deliver Free Local Fresh Produce in Manhattan for National Farmers Market Week

Knorr to Deliver Free Local Fresh Produce in Manhattan for National Farmers Market Week

To celebrate National Farmers Market Week, Knorr is making local fresh produce deliveries on a first-come, first-serve basis until this Thursday, August 9, to Manhattan only. How do you receive a fresh, delicious meal straight at your door step? Th...

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