Aviator Sports and Events Center to Host Special Parkour Challenge

Aviator Sports and Events Center to Host Special Parkour Challenge

In anticipation of one of the summer’s hottest blockbusters, Aviator Sports & Events Center, located at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, has partnered with the team from Mission: Impossible – Fallout to create a specialized parkour challenge night ...

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Teachers in NYC Will Soon Be Entitled to New Family Leave Policy

Teachers in NYC Will Soon Be Entitled to New Family Leave Policy

The United States’ subpar maternity leave policies are well documented, but the City of New York has a new plan to help parents get the time they deserve. Early this month, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) announced ...

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New Website Launches for Expectant Parents in NYC Area

New Website Launches for Expectant Parents in NYC Area

New parents have a lot to think about and choosing a place to give birth tops that list. There's so much to think about, but where do you even begin collecting the information you need to make an informed choice about where to give birth? A new web...

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With a Culture Pass You Can Visit Libraries and Museums in NYC for Free

With a Culture Pass You Can Visit Libraries and Museums in NYC for Free

This summer, your Brooklyn, New York, or Queens Public Library card, along with Culture Pass, allows you to visit 33 museums and cultural sites in New York City for free. That’s right, free.

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Epiphany Community Nursery School's New Curriculum Includes New Classes for Parents and Children

Epiphany Community Nursery School's New Curriculum Includes New Classes for Parents and Children

The Epiphany Community Nursery School’s new curriculum, titled ECNS Etc., has introduced brand new Open Play classes and Baby Mixer classes for children and their parents.

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School Psychologist Abigail Connolly, Ph.D. Joins Staff at Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. in Forest Hills

School Psychologist Abigail Connolly, Ph.D. Joins Staff at Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. in Forest Hills

Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services, P.C. Forest Hills welcomed veteran psychologist Abigail Connolly, Ph.D. to the team on Oct. 2017. She brings nearly three decades of experience working with children as a school psychologist at the...

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New Craft and Chocolate Summer Sessions for Kids Now Offered at Chocolatier Matisse Orangeburg

New Craft and Chocolate Summer Sessions for Kids Now Offered at Chocolatier Matisse Orangeburg

Starting in July, Chocolatier Matisse Orangeburg will offer a series of summer sessions in which kids can either dip a chocolate treat or receive a chocolate treat. Children of various ages are invited to enroll in one or more sessions. Chocolatier...

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Interactive Color Focused Art Exhibit Comes to Manhattan This Summer

Interactive Color Focused Art Exhibit Comes to Manhattan This Summer

It can be difficult to get your kids interested in art, but this new family-friendly, immersive art experience will make developing your child’s creative interests a piece of cake. The Color Factory is coming to Manhattan this August to satiate you...

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Rockland Fencers Club Started a New Summer Program This July

Rockland Fencers Club Started a New Summer Program This July

Rockland Fencers Club, a fencing school in Nyack, N.Y., is starting a new summer program for children ages 8-16.

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Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

Dominican College in Orangeburg Opens Fitness Center to Students, Summer Campers, and the Community

The Dominican College fitness facility will now be open to students, summer campers, and the community. It opened July 13 last year and is an expansion of the former fitness room that existed in the school's Hennessy Center. The 6,300-square-foot f...

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The Ailey Extension Offers Its First Ever Ballet 4 Kids Summer Program to Children Ages 10-11

The Ailey Extension Offers Its First Ever Ballet 4 Kids Summer Program to Children Ages 10-11

This summer, Ailey Extension will host its first ever Ballet 4 Kids summer program at the Ailey Studios in Midtown. Children ages 10-11 are invited to participate in weekly classes led by professional dancer and instructor Alison Mixon from July 8-...

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Confetti Grace Craft Box Subscription Service Provides Supplies for DIY Projects

Confetti Grace Craft Box Subscription Service Provides Supplies for DIY Projects

Confetti Grace is a new craft box subscription service designed for ages 8 and older. Each box is delivered monthly to the customer's home and contains all supplies needed to create two DIY projects. Examples of projects include a school's-out gift...

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White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

White Plains Student Chosen for International Language Program in China

One local New York-area student better get his passport ready. Jacob Furry, a rising senior at White Plains High School in White Plains, New York, is heading to China this summer to participate in a language program through a U.S. State Department ...

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Long Island Nets Host Open Tryouts for Kids Dance Team

Long Island Nets Host Open Tryouts for Kids Dance Team

The Long Island Nets will hold open auditions for the Long Island Nets Kids Dance Team at Yes We Can Community Center on Saturday, August 11. The Long Island Nets Kids Dance Team is a professional squad launched last year during the Nets’ inaugural...

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Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

Help Construct 320-Pound LEGO Replica of the Brooklyn Bridge in Grand Central Station

To commemorate the 135th Anniversary of the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester will reconstruct a replica in Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday, July 17. During the free event, which will take place in Vanderbil...

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Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

Hicksville Student Starts His Own Scholarship to Reward Kids With Tourettes Syndrome

At Holy Family School in Hicksville their motto is ‘making a difference, one child at a time.’ For student Giovanni Kubanick, these words rang true. You see, Gio has Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, and OCD, and in the achievement culture of a Catholic E...

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LI Parents Day 2018: Fun for the Kids, Informative for You

LI Parents Day 2018: Fun for the Kids, Informative for You

Long Island Parents Day, a NYMetroParents event, is returning for another fun-filled day of information for you and activities for your kids. This year’s family-friendly event will be held Sunday, Sept. 16 in the Pratt Recreation Center at LIU Post...

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Kids Empowerment Academy Focuses on Building Self-Confidence and Communication Skills

Kids Empowerment Academy Focuses on Building Self-Confidence and Communication Skills

Kids Empowerment Academy is a new self-confidence and communication development program that reaches out to those children who may be struggling with self-esteem, and self-expression. They use games, positive peer interaction, and public speaking t...

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The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

The Keeler Library Now Offering Passes for Free or Discounted Admission to Museums

Visiting museums is educational and engaging for even young children, but tickets can often be expensive. Luckily, The Friends of Keeler Library have purchased passes that grant you and your family free or discounted admission to a variety of museu...

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The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts Welcomes New Schoolyard

The Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts Welcomes New Schoolyard

On May 22, the Edward K. Ellington Magnet School of Science, Technology, and the Arts (PS 140Q) revealed its new schoolyard. The project was started and completed within the Borough and district officials as well as community members were invited ...

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Sunset Park Students Recognized for Cutting Waste

Sunset Park Students Recognized for Cutting Waste

A group of students from Charles Dewey Middle School in Sunset Park is schooling us all with their recycling and waste management knowledge. Teachers say these students, who have dedicated themselves to cutting down waste and improving recycling pr...

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Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Congratulations to Holy Family School's Published Authors

Fifth grade students Randi Bruckner, Mary DeMauro, Melissa, and Annabella Sottile had their work published in the newest American Adventures Series Crazy Creatures. The girls’ work was submitted by their teacher, Mrs. Adrianna Aceste. These four fi...

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Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

Where to Celebrate Bastille Day in NYC

Bastille Day, also known as French National Day, is celebrated on July 14 every year. It’s a day to honor the storming of the Bastille on July 14, 1789 and the birth of the modern French nation. But in New York City, residents and Francophiles cele...

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Magic Day Camp in Hollis Hills Introduces Age Group Divisions

Magic Day Camp in Hollis Hills Introduces Age Group Divisions

Magic Day Camp, a children's day camp located at the border of Hollis Hills and Bayside, has two new divisions designed to improve the camp experience for children ages 4 to 15. The divisions are Hocus Pocus, for children ages 9 to 15, and Abracad...

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Changing Tomorrow Academy Preschool Coming to DUMBO in August

Changing Tomorrow Academy Preschool Coming to DUMBO in August

Changing Tomorrow Academy is scheduled to open in August. The school will follow a Montessori-based program and offer childcare services for infants, toddlers and children ages 3 to 5. The curriculum will include age-appropriate programs in subjec...

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Eye Level of Williston Park Now Offers Summer Program to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Eye Level of Williston Park Now Offers Summer Program to Help Prevent the Summer Slide

Eye Level's Summer Program—which puts an emphasis on skills such as basic and critical thinking, problem solving, grammar, and vocabulary—consists of one hour of math instruction and one hour of reading comprehension and writing. Children are monit...

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Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Students at Buckley Country Day School Individually Donate to Social Justice Causes of Their Choice

Over 30 fifth grade students made individual donations to social justice causes of their choice after the Buckley Country Day School hosted its second annual Upper School Social Entrepreneur Expo this May. In total, students raised about $2,500 at ...

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The Learning Experience Invites New Special Guests to This Summer's Camp TLE

The Learning Experience Invites New Special Guests to This Summer's Camp TLE

Now under the leadership of Maryana Khaimou, director, The Learning Experience (TLE) Mount Sinai is adding a host of new vendors and special guests to this summer's curriculum at Camp TLE. Instead of last year's total of three special guests, there...

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Stony Brook Hospital Now Offers More Availability for Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program

Stony Brook Hospital Now Offers More Availability for Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program

Stony Brook Hospital's Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) opened last summer and is now offering more availability. Pediatric VIP can help with urinating frequency, daytime wetting, recurring urinary tract infections, and bedwetting. Each ...

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Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill Shopping Center Hosts Movie Series and Welcomes Community Garden

Ridge Hill opened the gates to its new community garden, located at the center's South Lawn, on April 26 this year. The South Lawn will also serve as the location for this year's Summer Movie Series. The lawn is located near the Whole Foods at the ...

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6 Must-See Revolutionary War-Era Historical Sites in Orange County

6 Must-See Revolutionary War-Era Historical Sites in Orange County

The state of New York—and Orange County, in particular—played a pivotal role in American history, and now, in partnership with Orange County Tourism, current residents and visitors can visit the many Hudson Valley sites that were at the epicenter o...

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Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

This year's Holy Angels Regional School in Patchogue is a class of 19 students and represents the 95th graduating class at Holy Angels Regional School. These students have persevered through a rigorous curriculum and have prepared themselves for th...

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Fast Feet NYC Launches Adaptive Summer Running Program

Fast Feet NYC Launches Adaptive Summer Running Program

Fast Feet Track Club, an adaptive and inclusive track and field team in Manhattan, is launching its first community team this summer for children and young adults diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental differences. The summ...

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Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Opens Obstetrics Emergency Department

Good Samaritan Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), has opened a dedicated Obstetrics Emergency Department that offers expectant mothers and families high-quality, specialized labor and delivery care 24 h...

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Elisabeth Morrow Student Wins Prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing National Gold Medal

Elisabeth Morrow Student Wins Prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing National Gold Medal

Earlier this month Elisabeth Morrow School 7th-grader Shira Mandelzis won a prestigious 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing National Gold Medal for her photograph, “Wings Over New York City.” Shira’s photograph was selected from a pool of more than 350...

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Fosun Plaza's Free 'Throwback Thursday Film Series' to Begin in July

Fosun Plaza's Free 'Throwback Thursday Film Series' to Begin in July

What better way to spend your warm summer nights than by enjoying a classic throwback movie in the heart of downtown Manhattan-- for FREE? Join the Alliance for Downtown New York for "The Throwback Thursday Summer Film Series" every Thursday night ...

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World Cup Viewing Experience Held on Fosun Plaza

World Cup Viewing Experience Held on Fosun Plaza

Why duck into a dark, crowded watering hole when you can bring the whole family to an outdoor plaza to watch World Cup matches live? In partnership with the New York Red Bulls, Fosun Plaza will air live World Cup matches on the newly installed 40-f...

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New-York Historical Society to Host Free for Kids July Fourth Event

New-York Historical Society to Host Free for Kids July Fourth Event

To celebrate America's 242nd birthday and the freedoms its citizens are afforded, the New-York Historical Society will host special programs and family-friendly activities throughout the day on July 4.

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Brooklyn Bridge Park Announces Plan to Build a Pool

Brooklyn Bridge Park Announces Plan to Build a Pool

Brooklyn Bridge Park announced plans to build a permanent pool at Squibb Park, an area just above Pier 1 in Brooklyn Bridge Park that’s connected to the park through Squibb Park Bridge, according to a press release. The plans are in the early stage...

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'Happy-Go-Lucky' Pop-up Installation Opens in SoHo

'Happy-Go-Lucky' Pop-up Installation Opens in SoHo

Sunnyhues Entertainment opened a pop-up art exhibit called “Happy-Go-Lucky” in SoHo and it will be open through July 8. The exhibit boasts eight interactive rooms that will include several installations that fuse reality and fantasy together, accor...

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Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Westchester Increases Age to Buy Tobacco, Vaping Products to 21

Legislators in Westchester county voted to raise the age to buy tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21. Cigarettes, e-cigarettes, rolling papers, and other smoking paraphernalia will be affected by the new law.

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Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Acknowledged for Quality Breast Care

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern Acknowledged for Quality Breast Care

Good Samaritan Hospital’s Center for Breast Health in Suffern has received national accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) for excellence in breast care. The full accreditation designation was granted in Apri...

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The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich Exhibits Local High School Talent

The Bruce Museum is showcasing art from students throughout New York and Connecticut in the iCreate 2018 exhibition. Now on view through August 12, this annual exhibit is in its 8th consecutive year and features 45 works of fine art selected from m...

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NYU Langone to Open State-of-the-Art Hospital Pavilion

NYU Langone to Open State-of-the-Art Hospital Pavilion

On June 24, NYU Langone Health will open the doors to the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Pavilion, a new inpatient facility. The building includes Hassenfeld Children's Hospital—34th Street, NYU Langone’s new flagship location for pediatric care and...

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How NYC Kids Can Get Free Meals This Summer

How NYC Kids Can Get Free Meals This Summer

More than 13 million children in the United States live in homes where families don't regularly have enough food to eat, which means 1 in 6 children in the U.S. face hunger. During the summer months, the problem is compounded, since students don’t ...

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Sunshine Alternative Education Center Held 'Graduation and Moving Forward' Ceremony to Celebrate Positive Change

Sunshine Alternative Education Center Held 'Graduation and Moving Forward' Ceremony to Celebrate Positive Change

Sunshine Alternative Education Center (SAEC) held its 'Graduation and Moving Forward' ceremony on June 8. The ceremony was a special time to thank supporters of SAEC and recognize the students who made so many positive changes in their lives. It wa...

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New York Botanical Garden Honors 300th Anniversary of New Orleans at This Year's Summer Concert Series

New York Botanical Garden Honors 300th Anniversary of New Orleans at This Year's Summer Concert Series

New York Botanical Garden kicks off its Summer Concert Series: An American Tribute in collaboration with the Catskill Jazz Factory and Absolutely Live Entertainment Friday, June 22nd on the Conservatory Lawn, according to a press release. The first...

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Awards Graduating Eighth Grader

This year at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton's (SEAS) graduation ceremony, Brianne Z, an eighth grader, was chosen to be the recipient of the SEAS Father's Club award. Every year, the SEAS Father's Club Award asks students to write an essay about what Sa...

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Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

Westchester High School Students Win 'Colors of Music' Mural Contest

The Music Conservatory of Westchester is proud to announce that both Mya Madison Davis, 9th grader at Pelham Memorial High School, and Ciara Sergi, 9th grader at White Plains High School, are winners of the “Colors of Music” Student Mural Contest! ...

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The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

The Chapel School Awards Two Fifth Graders with Scholarships

On June 3rd, Sasha Thorne, a fifth grade student at The Chapel School was awarded the Carol and Christopher P. Kinghan Hearts of Giving Scholarship Award. Claire Story, another student at The Chapel School, was awarded the Librarian Sharon Peterso...

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