14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

14th Street Y Teams Up With Educational Alliance to Provide Family Pride Events

June marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a monumental fight for LGBTQ rights in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. In honor of this event and the change it brought about, WorldPride, a six-weeklong celebration of the LGBTQ community, is b...

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P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

P.S. 25 is home to only 82 students and costs $50,000 per child to operate. Virtually every student comes from a low-income family, according to city data. And yet 70% of P.S. 25 students are proficient in math, and half are proficient in reading–p...

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Fewer Children in NYC Suffered Lead Poisoning Last Year

Fewer Children in NYC Suffered Lead Poisoning Last Year

According to data collected by the New York City Department of Health, blood-lead levels have been on a steady decline in children younger than 18 across all five boroughs. The rates are at an all time low in both private and public housing through...

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Park Shore Country Day Camp Celebrated Its 60th Anniversary

Park Shore Country Day Camp Celebrated Its 60th Anniversary

Park Shore Country Day Camp celebrated its 60th anniversary this year and is proud to have crossed another milestone in the history of Park Shore. What began as a small travel program from Queens in 1950, then to our current location in Dix Hills i...

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Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC Seeks Partner School to Launch Inclusive Theatrical Program

Chickenshed NYC, New York’s inclusive theater company for children, is searching for partner elementary schools for the autumn 2019 launch of SeaChange, a new, inclusive theater program for students of all abilities and background.

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Booked Parties Celebrates Local Young Entrepreneurs

Booked Parties Celebrates Local Young Entrepreneurs

Booked Parties announced that in partnership with the Jefferson Valley Mall, it will be hosting a launch event promoting many of the area’s leading young entrepreneurs for the first ever “Mini Movers and Shakers” celebration.

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American Folk Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Program for Queens High School Students

American Folk Art Museum Offers Free Summer Art Program for Queens High School Students

The Youth Art Connection program takes place at the American Folk Art Museum’s Self Taught Genius Gallery and administrative offices in Long Island City, Queens, and welcomes applications from high school students residing or attending school in Qu...

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Teens Can Now Volunteer at White Plains Public Library This Summer

Teens Can Now Volunteer at White Plains Public Library This Summer

With summer around the corner, teenagers are probably looking to firm up plans and solidify volunteering gigs. If your teen wants to give back to his community or try something new with her summer, White Plains Public Library is offering three diff...

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Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in

Mr. Ratburn Married a Man in "Arthur''s 22nd Season Premiere

On May 13, the 22nd season of Arthur, a kids’ favorite, aired on CBS with a deceptively simple plot: Mr. Ratburn, Arthur and his pals’ teacher, was going to get married. The characters couldn’t believe their teacher was getting married–and audience...

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Are You Living in an NYC Playground Desert?

Are You Living in an NYC Playground Desert?

For a city with so many kids and so many opportunities for enrichment, New York has a playground crisis. The city is full of “playground deserts,” places similar to food deserts in that living in one means you do not have access to resources such a...

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Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

Friends Academy Hosts Open House on May 30

The Friends Academy Lower School located in Locust Valley, NY invites you to visit its classrooms and meet its teachers. This event is for parents of children ages 3-7, or those who would be eligible for entering Early Childhood through second grad...

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Dearest, Inc Introduces New School Readiness Program in Soho

Dearest, Inc Introduces New School Readiness Program in Soho

Dearest, an early childhood education-sharing marketplace that matches families to passionate educators for shorter-hour care, is now offering its School Readiness programming: in-home, play-based sessions led by educators focused on supporting chi...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

Academy of the Holy Angels Students Attend Tailor-Made Oxford University Course

An adventurous group of students from the Academy of the Holy Angels recently spent a week at Oxford University’s Pembroke College and immersed themselves in a “bespoke” course— one tailor-made for them. This is the second spring the critical think...

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“Skip Lunch Fight Hunger” Competition Aims to End Hunger for Children in NYC on May 14

“Skip Lunch Fight Hunger” Competition Aims to End Hunger for Children in NYC on May 14

One in five New York City children don’t always know where their next meal will come from–a disparity that organizations like City Harvest are trying to end through competitions like “Skip Lunch Fight Hunger,” which will run from May 13 to May 17. ...

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CAMP Store in Union Square Unveils New Theme

CAMP Store in Union Square Unveils New Theme

This spring, CAMP is embracing the new blooms and gardening with its newest theme—Cooking CAMP! The interactive shopping experience is focusing on food and the journey our ingredients make from farms to supermarkets to our dinner tables! Kids begin...

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Warby Parker Will Reopen With Kids Glasses in Grand Central This Spring

Warby Parker Will Reopen With Kids Glasses in Grand Central This Spring

Warby Parker will reopen in Grand Central on May 13 with kids' glasses, donuts, new features, new artwork, the debut of the brand’s Summer Core Sun collection, giveaways, a virtual try-on glasses app, and more. The new store will be just a few step...

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4 More African Black-Footed Penguins Have Arrived at New York Aquarium

4 More African Black-Footed Penguins Have Arrived at New York Aquarium

The African black-footed penguin is classified as Endangered by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), which might make finding them at zoos and aquariums a little difficult. But the New York Aquarium has just added four mor...

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Celebrate Their 35th Anniversary at the Paley Center for Media

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Will Celebrate Their 35th Anniversary at the Paley Center for Media

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been a kid favorite for more than three decades, and die-hard fans can interact with the Turtles in a whole new way this summer at the Paley Center for Media, which will be hosting a 35th anniversary exclusive ...

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One River School in Woodbury Hosts Summer Camp Fair

One River School in Woodbury Hosts Summer Camp Fair

The One River School in Woodbury, NY wants to transform art education in America. Take a class, inquire about joining its staff, or learn more about its art exhibition program at the Summer Camp Fair on Sunday, May 19. The fair will be from 11am-3p...

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Lil Chameleon Offers a Weekly, Drop-off Summer Experience for 3- to 6-Year-Olds

Lil Chameleon Offers a Weekly, Drop-off Summer Experience for 3- to 6-Year-Olds

Summer camp is a beneficial activity for both parent and child. Not only do you get a much-needed break, but camps help kids gain independence, social confidence, and learn how to work better with others. Children learn the basic skills of both ind...

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Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Academy of the Holy Angels Student Has Writing Published in Local Magazine

Discovering silverfish in the shower may not be pleasant, but Academy of the Holy Angels freshman Natasha Dhanrajani managed to turn the encounter on its ear by seeing the scene as a piece of live art. The result was “Silverfish,” an evocative nonf...

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Art Studio E Introduces New Summer Camps in July

Art Studio E Introduces New Summer Camps in July

This summer, from the first week of July through the last week of August, Art Studio E will be offering nine weeks of fine art camps for three different age groups from Tuesday-Friday. There will be three different camp sessions depending on age. C...

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Oasis Day Camp at LIU Post Offers New Junior Travel Program

Oasis Day Camp at LIU Post Offers New Junior Travel Program

Children entering sixth to 11th grade can join the Junior Travel Program at Oasis Day Camp at LIU Post in Greenvale beginning this summer. Students can enjoy swim, arts and crafts, coding, athletics, and other traditional camp activities three time...

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Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Three Summer Experiences

Steffi Nossen School of Dance Adds Three Summer Experiences

This summer, Westchester’s Steffi Nossen School of Dance is adding two new camps, Choreography and Hip Hop, to their ongoing repertoire. The school will also begin its partnership with Bethany Arts Community to offer a new location for dance camps....

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Ultimate Enrichment Summer Camp Is Coming to Bayside

Ultimate Enrichment Summer Camp Is Coming to Bayside

Ultimate Enrichment Summer Camps is expanding out of the Bronx this summer and into Queens, where camp will be held at P.S. 376 for kids ages 4-14 beginning July 8. Ultimate Enrichment is known for its sports programming in the Bronx but will bring...

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Mill Basin Day Camp Adds Laser Maze and Rock-Climbing Wall, Makes Renovations

Mill Basin Day Camp Adds Laser Maze and Rock-Climbing Wall, Makes Renovations

At Mill Basin Day Camp, the Laser Maze activity will involve children weaving through a Mission Impossible-esque maze of beams of light. They’ll climb over and under the lasers to reach a special “verification point” in which they must enter a 3-di...

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A New DeCicco & Sons Store Is Now Open in Somers

A New DeCicco & Sons Store Is Now Open in Somers

DeCicco & Sons already had seven locations in New York before opening an eighth in Somers on May 3. This location, located at 266 Route 202, will be the largest of all eight locations and offer everything the specialty supermarket chain’s customers...

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Hofstra University Summer Camps to Offer Elite Tennis and Intensive Tennis Training Programs

Hofstra University Summer Camps to Offer Elite Tennis and Intensive Tennis Training Programs

Hofstra University Summer Camps will be offering an Elite Tennis Camp this summer, where children grades six through ten who are interested in a full day of tennis can participate in two-week sessions from July 1-Aug. 9. A separate intensive traini...

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center to Hold Day Camps at City Tech Brooklyn

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center to Hold Day Camps at City Tech Brooklyn

From July 8-Aug. 23, The DNA Learning Center of Cold Spring Harbor will be offering summer camps at New York City College of Technology for the first time. Sessions will be offered for children entering sixth through 12th grade. There will be five ...

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West 63rd Street Renamed Sesame Street in Honor of Series’ 50th Anniversary

West 63rd Street Renamed Sesame Street in Honor of Series’ 50th Anniversary

For New York City residents, Sesame Street is now just a short subway ride, walk, or Uber away! That’s right—there’s a real Sesame Street in Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Elmo, Big Bird, Cookie Monster, and other stars of the hit series Sesame Stree...

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Marra & Glick ABA Announces a Book Signing Event Honoring First-Time Author Ben Blanchet

Marra & Glick ABA Announces a Book Signing Event Honoring First-Time Author Ben Blanchet

On Saturday, June 1 from 11am-1pm Marra & Glick ABA will host a Book Signing Event in honor of first-time author, Ben Blanchet. Ben’s authorial debut of Maybe Autism Is My Superpower, details a fascinating conversation between a mom and her son who...

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The Bija Project Preschool Hosts Dance Party Fundraiser

The Bija Project Preschool Hosts Dance Party Fundraiser

The Bija Project is hosting their second installment of Baby&Soul on Saturday, May 4 from 4-7pm. Baby&Soul is a dance party open to everyone, hosted by a community and collective of music lovers, across class differences, inclusive of all ages, gen...

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Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory Hosts Annual Spring Benefit

Winston Preparatory School held its spectacular 2019 Annual Spring Benefit, 500 Reasons Why, on Saturday, March 23rd with families, friends, and professionals from all five campuses across the tri-state area at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC. It was a...

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The Empire State Fair Opens May 3 at NYCB LIVE Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale

The Empire State Fair Opens May 3 at NYCB LIVE Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale

Look no further for family-friendly, unforgettable fun on Long Island this weekend than NYCB LIVE Nassau Coliseum. The Empire State Fair will take place on select dates from May 3-19 and will offer a lineup of free attractions that will provide som...

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Tumble-Bee Gymnastics in Nanuet Makes Open Gym Times Available to the Public

Tumble-Bee Gymnastics in Nanuet Makes Open Gym Times Available to the Public

Beginning this year, Tumble-Bee Gymnastics, a noncompetitive gymnastics facility that serves children ages 10 months to 12 years, has begun allowing families who are not members to drop into open gym times. The open gyms are playtimes for children ...

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FunFuzion’s New Virtual Reality Experience is Free Roaming

FunFuzion’s New Virtual Reality Experience is Free Roaming

Michael Getlan, the owner of FunFuzion in Westchester, says the indoor amusement park’s new virtual reality game is unlike any other VR game he has experienced. Arizona Sunshine is a free-roam experience that offers two distinct realities to explor...

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A-Game Sports Expands Travel Softball Program

A-Game Sports Expands Travel Softball Program

A-Game Sports, located in New Rochelle, is welcoming several travel softball teams that previously played for another organization to the Westchester Heat softball tournament program this summer. They will also be adding a woman's field hockey team. 

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Guggenheim Museum Debuts Children’s Artwork Exhibit

Guggenheim Museum Debuts Children’s Artwork Exhibit

A Year With Children 2019, an annual presentation of works of art created by New York City children in grades second-sixth, will be on display from April 26-June 2 at the Guggenheim Museum. The exhibit features more than 100 works from 12 participa...

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Tickets for Jurassic World Live Tour are Now On Sale

Tickets for Jurassic World Live Tour are Now On Sale

Jurassic World Live Tour, a thrilling, live experience that will excite all generations of Jurassic World fans, is coming to New York and New Jersey and tickets are now on sale. Jurassic World will come to life at the Barclays Center, the Prudentia...

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The 2019-2020 NYC Public School Calendar Is Here

The 2019-2020 NYC Public School Calendar Is Here

In any city, knowing when kids will have off from school is important. In New York, it’s crucial. The NYC Department of Education just released the 2019-2020 school calendar–which many local preschools follow, as well–so you can know when schools w...

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Fleet Week 2019's Schedule of Events Has Been Announced

Fleet Week 2019's Schedule of Events Has Been Announced

This year’s Fleet Week will honor the Navy, Marines and Coast Guard with a weeklong celebration of the sea services beginning May 21. Active ships recently deployed overseas will dock in New York Harbor so the crew can enjoy festivities and the pub...

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First Spanish-Language Forest School Opens in Prospect Park

First Spanish-Language Forest School Opens in Prospect Park

NIDO Forest School is the latest in a growing group of outdoor schools that have been founded in response to parents who desire an education for their children that expands beyond the walls of a traditional classroom. In these classes, learning occ...

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A Tree Will Be Planted for Every Tree Obstacle Course Scaled at Adventure Park This Weekend

A Tree Will Be Planted for Every Tree Obstacle Course Scaled at Adventure Park This Weekend

The Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum in Fairfield will be hosting its 2019 Arbor Day Weekend Climber Count Off from April 26-28. For each tree a child or adult climbs, Adventure Park will donate $1 to the Arbor Foundation, which will plant a ...

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Greenwich Hospitals Receives Workplace Partnership for Life Gold Award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Greenwich Hospitals Receives Workplace Partnership for Life Gold Award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Greenwich Hospital won a Workplace Partnership for Life (WPFL) Gold Award from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration on April 15 for raising awareness of the more than 124,000 people across the country who are in vital need of organ...

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Burke Neurological Institute Announces the McDowell Symposium 2019

Burke Neurological Institute Announces the McDowell Symposium 2019

The Burke Neurological Institute is announcing their second annual McDowell Symposium, “Hope for Stroke.” On May 17, the Burke Neurological Institute will open its doors from 8:30am-4pm to welcome stroke survivors, caregivers, families, and communi...

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Students with Disabilities and Professional Dancers Will Share the Stage During “Superheroes” in New Jersey

Students with Disabilities and Professional Dancers Will Share the Stage During “Superheroes” in New Jersey

This May, students from the A. Harry Moore School will dance with professional Nai-Ni Chen company dancers in “Superheroes,” a performance inspired by the kids themselves. Nai-Ni has pioneered an innovative program for students with disabilities–ea...

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AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

AHA Students Release Trout Raised in Classroom Into River

Ninety-five trout that were raised in a biology classroom at the Academy of the Holy Angels in Demarest, New Jersey, are now swimming in the Saddle River. Environmental science teacher Erica Pritchard guided her class as they evaluated the river an...

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Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

Academy of Holy the Angels Hosts Sustaining Excellence Colloquium

An intensive, five-year Middle States self-study at the Academy of the Holy Angels recently culminated in the successful Sustaining Excellence Colloquium. This event was so notable that Middle States Association President Henry Cram and Associate D...

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Greenwich Hospital Honors 140 of Its Volunteers with a Luncheon

Greenwich Hospital Honors 140 of Its Volunteers with a Luncheon

Each year, Greenwich Hospital hosts an Auxiliary Luncheon to honors its volunteers from Fairfield and Westchester. These volunteers play a key role in the hospital’s ability to provide an exceptional patient experience, and contribute more than 46,...

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Bideawee’s Pet Therapy Program Introduces Therapy Dog Reading Program to Long Island Schools

Bideawee’s Pet Therapy Program Introduces Therapy Dog Reading Program to Long Island Schools

For some kids, learning to read, reading out loud, or spending time with dogs can be uncomfortable and scary experiences. To help children in their community with all three of these endeavors, Bideawee animal shelter sent five reading therapy dogs ...

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