Alessandra Herrera

Summer Arts Camp Welcomes New Executive Director

Summer Arts Camp Welcomes New Executive Director

(Jan. 14, 2016) - USDAN Summer Camp of the Arts encourages children to explore freely and develop artistic skills, during multiple sessions running from June 27 through August 12.


Tutoring Program Opens New Location In White Plains

Tutoring Program Opens New Location In White Plains

(Jan. 12, 2016) - EBL Coaching, a tutoring program aiming to provide students in grades Pre K-12 with one-on-one, multi-sensory tutoring, opened a new location in White Plains this November.


Burr Homestead in Fairfield County: Family Outing

Burr Homestead in Fairfield County: Family Outing

(Sep. 28, 2015) - Built in 1755 and rebuilt in 1779 after the Revolutionary War, the Burr Homestead has hosted visitors, such as George Washington and Samuel Adams, and events, such as John Hancock and Dorothy Quincy's wedding. Here's why you should take a day trip and visit this historical place with your kids.


Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

Grant Allows Catholic Academy to Expand School Programs

(Aug. 19, 2015) - St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, a private school in Brooklyn, was awarded an educational grant, which it is using to upgrade the STEM lab and continue to support its literacy and Spanish Language programs.


Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

Coupé Theatre Studio Moves to New Location

(Aug. 06, 2015) - Coupé Theatre Studio, a performing arts and dance studio in Rockland County, is moving to a new, larger location in Nanuet in September. The studio will also offer three new classes: acro, vocal technique and interpretation, and Music for Aardvarks, plus a Sunday Workshop series.


Forest Park Carousel Debuts Train Ride

Forest Park Carousel Debuts Train Ride

(Aug. 06, 2015) - Forest Park Carousel in Queens, the only carousel with the Landmark of New York designation, is debuting its newest attraction: the Woodhaven Express, a train ride for toddlers and small children.


New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

(Jul. 29, 2015) - A New York state law now requires insurances to cover up to 680 hours of applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum disorder.


The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

The Fashion Class Explores New Trends This Fall

(Jul. 22, 2015) - The Fashion Class, a program that teaches kids to design and sew their own clothing, is offering two new classes this fall for young fashion designers: fashion trend forecasting and handbag design.


Whitestone Lanes Adds Minions Bowling League for Kids

Whitestone Lanes Adds Minions Bowling League for Kids

(Jul. 21, 2015) - Whitestone Lanes, a Queens bowling alley, offers bowling leagues for kids. This fall, the Flushing bowling alley will offer a minion-themed bowling club for kids on Saturday mornings.


Science and Engineering Program Offered at FasTracKids and JEI

Science and Engineering Program Offered at FasTracKids and JEI

(Jul. 14, 2015) - FasTracKids and JEI Learning Center, located in Rego Park, will offer a new science and engineering program in the fall.


BounceU Opens Nanuet Location

BounceU Opens Nanuet Location

(Jul. 09, 2015) - BounceU, an inflatable play space with locations nationwide, recently opened a location in Nanuet. BounceU offers birthday parties, camps, and open bounce times, as well as sensory bounce time.


Summer Ballet and Fitness Classes Offered to Children

(Jul. 09, 2015) - Peter Cirolia, who danced alongside New York City ballet, owns Ballet Muscle, a studio that offers ballet and fitness classes for kids and adults in New Rochelle. Ballet Muscle recently began offering summer ballet and fitness programs for kids.


Greenlawn Art Studio Offers Summer Camps

Greenlawn Art Studio Offers Summer Camps

(Jun. 23, 2015) - Picasso Kidz, an art studio in Greenlawn, now offers a summer art program for ages 4-12, and summer mini camps for ages 2-4.


Summer Camp Offers Nature- and Technology-Driven Programs

Summer Camp Offers Nature- and Technology-Driven Programs

(Jun. 23, 2015) - Maritime Explorium, which offers nautical-themed, science-based exhibits and activities year-round, is offering a new ecology and technology nature-based summer camp, and a movie-making camp.


MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

MoMA to Host Children's Summer Film Festival

(Jun. 16, 2015) - The Museum of Modern Art will host a new museum program for kids in NYC that features movies for children. The museum's summer film festival for children will span four Wednesdays in July.


First Shot Launches Evening Summer Basketball Program

First Shot Launches Evening Summer Basketball Program

(Jun. 15, 2015) - First Shot Basketball School, a program that offers after-school basketball lessons for kids in Queens, is launching its evening summer basketball clinics in July.


NYC Students Debut Citywide Art Exhibit on Bullying, Racism, Discrimination

NYC Students Debut Citywide Art Exhibit on Bullying, Racism, Discrimination

(Jun. 09, 2015) - New York City students across all five boroughs today debuted the largest art exhibition in the history of NYC parks. Using lunchroom tables as canvas, the students created artwork that expressed their views on social issues such as bullying, racism, gay rights, and discrimination.


Ivy Day School Opens Third Location in Forest Hills

Ivy Day School Opens Third Location in Forest Hills

(Jun. 09, 2015) - Ivy Day School, a network of preschools in Queens, plans to open its Forest Hills location in July. The preschool offers gifted and talented programs and foreign language classes for preschoolers.


Tenafly Pediatrics Launches Online Booking Appointment Program

Tenafly Pediatrics Launches Online Booking Appointment Program

(Jun. 08, 2015) - Tenafly Pediatrics, a doctors' office network in Bergen County, NJ, now offers patients the ability to book appointments online.


Meet the Intern: Alessandra Herrera

Meet the Intern: Alessandra Herrera

(Jun. 02, 2015) - Introducing Alessandra Herrera, a NYMetroParents summer 2015 editorial intern and rising senior at the University of Rhode Island. Here are 5 things you need to know about Allie!


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