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Orangetown: Upcoming Events for Kids

Orangetown: Upcoming Events for Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - Find events for kids in Pearl River, Blauvelt, Orangeburg, Tappan, Palisades, Sparkill, Piermont and Nyack with our activities listings below, including performances, story time programs, community fairs, and much more.



Orangetown: Family Resources and Businesses for Kids

Orangetown: Family Resources and Businesses for Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - If you are raising kids in Pearl River, Blauvelt, Orangeburg, Tappan, Palisades, Sparkill, Piermont and Nyack, you're sure at some point to be looking for Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, Activities for Kids to Learn Drama. Find local businesses, professionals, and other resources for kids and families in Pearl River, Blauvelt, Orangeburg, Tappan, Palisades, Sparkill, Piermont and Nyack, along with local news headlines, to help you make better parenting decisions for your family.


Clarkstown: Upcoming Events for Kids

Clarkstown: Upcoming Events for Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - Nanuet, Clarkstown offers many activities for kids year-round, from indoor play spaces and library events to outdoor fun and sports. Use these calendar listings to plan your upcoming family fun.


Ramapo: Upcoming Events for Kids

Ramapo: Upcoming Events for Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - You can always find fun, educational things to do with kids in Spring Valley, Pomona, Hillburn, Suffern, Sloatsburg, Tallman, Tuxedo and Monsey, whether your family is interested in sports, arts and crafts, outdoor fun, or anything else. Plan the perfect day with your kids with the events listings below.


North Rockland: Things to Do With Kids

North Rockland: Things to Do With Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - Find events for kids in Garnerville, Thiels, Haverstraw, West Haverstraw, Stony Point and Tompkins Cove with our activities listings below, including performances, story time programs, community fairs, and much more.



Clarkstown: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

Clarkstown: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

(Jun. 16, 2019) - For busy parents in Nanuet, Clarkstown, it can be a challenge to find the perfect local Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, Activities for Kids to Learn Drama. Use these listings to help you locate the best Congers, Valley Cottage, Nanuet, Bardonia, West Nyack and New City professionals, businesses, and resources for your family, or find news headlines for area parents.



Families in Ramapo: Resources, Professionals, and Businesses

Families in Ramapo: Resources, Professionals, and Businesses

(Jun. 16, 2019) - Spring Valley, East Ramapo and Suffern offers a wealth of resources for families who live there, including Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, and Activities for Kids to Learn Drama, . Find the latest news from Spring Valley, Pomona, Hillburn, Suffern, Sloatsburg, Tallman, Tuxedo and Monsey, along with suggestions for businesses and professionals to help parents like you raise kids who are happy and healthy.



Families in North Rockland: Resources, Professionals, and Businesses

Families in North Rockland: Resources, Professionals, and Businesses

(Jun. 16, 2019) - If you are raising kids in Garnerville, Thiels, Haverstraw, West Haverstraw, Stony Point and Tompkins Cove, you're sure at some point to be looking for Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, Activities for Kids to Learn Drama. Find local businesses, professionals, and other resources for kids and families in Garnerville, Thiels, Haverstraw, West Haverstraw, Stony Point and Tompkins Cove, along with local news headlines, to help you make better parenting decisions for your family.


The Bruce Museum's Seaside Center Opens June 23

The Bruce Museum's Seaside Center Opens June 23

(Jun. 14, 2019) - On June 23, the Bruce Museum's Seaside Center will open for the season in conjunction with Greenwich Shellfish Commission's Experience the Sound event, a family-friendly event that is open to the public–no beach pass required. This is the 13th annual Experience the Sound and attendance is expected to be higher than ever. The event's theme is From Streams Through Soil to Sea. There will be activities for the whole family, like face painting and caricatures, as well as clams and oysters to sample, seaweed to try, and the opportunity to learn about crew, scuba, fishing, and clamming. Volunteers will share information about many sea creatures. The event goes from 1–4pm.


A NYC Mom Has Created a Food Tour for Families This Summer

A NYC Mom Has Created a Food Tour for Families This Summer

(Jun. 11, 2019) - I'm reaching out to let you know of a new family-focused world food tour I've just launched in diverse and delicious Jackson Heights, Queens, the neighborhood I've called home for 11 years. I've run regular group food tours in Jackson Heights for many years now, but this one is specifically designed to engage, educate, and encourage kids, and their parents or caretakers, to enjoy foods from various cultures.


The School House is Now Open on Long Island

The School House is Now Open on Long Island

(Jun. 04, 2019) - The School House’s American Emergent Curriculum is a multi-disciplinary approach to learning combining what we know works in education with what we love about American traditional schools, particularly sports and civics. Thoughtful environments include low-hanging art gifted by a renowned artist, an outdoor classroom and a schedule of visiting scientists - all of which speak to the dignity and respect TSH fosters between school and child. Although standards are integrated into the AEC curriculum, The School House chooses assessment techniques like observation, documentation and 2-hour weekly team meetings to make certain that all children are exceeding not only academic standards but mastering relevant skills like communication, kindness, self-advocacy, public speaking, problem solving and invention. The mission of The School House (www.theschoolhouse.org) is to build the best elementary school in the world by focusing on the child. Extraordinary educators lead the team, the majority of whom have Master’s degrees and speak a second language. All have been trained to follow the child, recognizing that every human is an individual learner. Entrepreneurs John Tunney and Mimosa Jones Tunney renovated the former St. Paul’s/LuDay School Building in East Northport and created a bricks and mortar non-profit that will house an exemplary education for Pre-K through 5th grade. “Americans have always been inventors, doers, creators and problem-solvers and The School House cultivates this during a child’s most important developmental years. Everything we do here is child-driven and is made to recognize both what humans need to be full, life-long learners, but also what our economy will need in 15-20 years - thinkers.” says Founder & Principal Mimosa Jones Tunney. After three highly-successful Open House events at The School House, John Tunney has seen this sweet spot in education explode, “We have families enrolled from all over the Island. We’re the most affordable tuition on the Island and we’re attracting outstanding parents from every community who love our campus and a curriculum that pulls from the very best pedagogies. At Besito, we’ve been building kitchens in Mexico to feed about 4000 children a week for the last 7 years. It was time for me to start doing something here on Long Island and for education on the whole.” The School House will operate on the Northport-East Northport School District calendar starting classes on September 5th 2019. There is limited availability for the 2019-2020 School Year and interviews are in progress. Parents can inquire and apply online at www.theschoolhouse.org.


Sylvan In-Home Tutoring Launches in Manhattan

Sylvan In-Home Tutoring Launches in Manhattan

(May. 21, 2019) - Sylvan, one of the nation’s premier names in personalized tutoring and academic support, is launching its Sylvan In-Home program in Manhattan following its successful introduction in other major metros including Boston, MA and Washington, DC.


SYJCC Traveling Camps Will Help Expand Kids' Horizons

SYJCC Traveling Camps Will Help Expand Kids' Horizons

(Apr. 16, 2019) - “A survey of almost 1,500 U.S.-based teachers, commissioned by the Student and Youth Travel Association (SYTA), found that 74 percent of educators believed that travel has “a very positive impact on students’ personal development.” A majority of teachers (56 percent) also believe that travel’s positive impact can extend to a student’s education and career” stated Travel and Leisure magazine in January 2019. Teachers agreed that children who traveled to experience cultures other than their own have increased tolerance and respectfulness, willingness to learn and a willingness to try new things. In addition to the fun we have at camp every day, each of our SYJCC camps goes on age-appropriate day or overnight trips to add that extra special experience. Trips are dispersed over the eight weeks and you can see the calendars here. The survey indicated that other benefits of student travel are increased self-esteem and confidence, more intellectual curiosity and better cooperation and collaboration. Being part of our camp community will help your child to develop core values. 2019 trips will include Broadway, Boston, Baltimore, Delaware,and local highlights like Sunken Meadow Beach, Adventureland, Club Getaway and Splish Splash. For information or to register for an SYJCC Camp, contact Melanie Waddell at (631)462-9800 ext 136


Karts Indoor Raceway Is Now Karts Indoor Amusement Center

Karts Indoor Raceway Is Now Karts Indoor Amusement Center

(Apr. 09, 2019) - On May 4th, 2019, Karts Indoor Raceway will have their official Grand Re-Opening of Karts Indoor Amusement Center. Come and celebrate with us with door prizes, giveaways, freebies and other fun surprises! After over 13 years in business, Karts will be adding bumper cards, a frog hopper ride, a mirror maze and more is on the way. Of course our Indoor GoKarts, Lazer warz, roller bowling and the "launch" (a lazer maze) are still as popular as ever and open to the public 7 days a week. While here, stop in for a snack at our cafe or play a few games in the arcade. There's something for everyone!! Karts Indoor Amusement Center has also restructured their party packages resulting in more affordable options. There are party options from pre-school on up to adult. Karts offers group discounts for scouts and school groups as well as special needs and disability discounts. They have special corporate and company team building pricing and of course, always offer our military a discount, with our thanks. For more information... call 631-737-5278


Kids Celebrated Cultural Diversity with Alternatives for Children

Kids Celebrated Cultural Diversity with Alternatives for Children

(Apr. 09, 2019) - Alternatives For Children participated in the nationwide celebration of the Week of the Young Child from April 8th through April 12th. This was an opportunity for our school to be part of an annual event sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world's largest early education association. The purpose of the Week of the Young Child is to recognize that the early childhood years lay the foundation for a child’s success in school and later in life. The NAEYC theme of Early Years are Learning Years was incorporated with our theme of Celebrating Cultural Diversity. The children and families in our program reflect a great and rapidly increasing diversity of languages and cultures. Alternatives For Children follows the NAEYC guidelines that emphasize that early childhood programs are responsible for creating a welcoming environment that respects diversity, supports children’s ties to their families and community, and promotes both second language acquisition and preservation of children’s home languages and cultural identities. Throughout the week children celebrated in class and at home through family engagement all the wonderful things that the Cultural Diversity of our families bring to our classrooms! Some of the week’s activities included A PARADE OF NATIONS with FLAGS from MANY NATIONS - MUSIC FROM AROUND THE WORLD - GAMES FROM AROUND THE WORLD - FOOD FROM AROUND THE WORLD - LITERATURE FROM AROUND THE WORLD.


NCNW to Host 2nd Annual STEAM Summit

NCNW to Host 2nd Annual STEAM Summit

(Apr. 02, 2019) - On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) will host the 2nd Annual Northeast STEAM Summit and HBCU Expo. NCNW is a national organization dedicated to lead, advocate for and empower women of African descent, their families and communities.


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

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

(Sep. 14, 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, Epiphany Community Nursery School.


The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Achieves New York State Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital Achieves New York State Breastfeeding Friendly Practice Designation

(Aug. 06, 2018) - The Prenatal Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital has been officially designated as one of the first medical practices in Rockland County to achieve the New York State Breastfeeding-Friendly Practice Designation by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDoH). In order to be designated as a Breastfeeding-Friendly Practice, The Prenatal Center met the comprehensive guidelines outlined in the NYSDoH’s Creating Breastfeeding Friendly Communities initiative and achieved all of 10 evidence-based steps in supporting breastfeeding mothers.


Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

Golf Tournament to Benefit Nyack Hospital

(Apr. 19, 2017) - The 2017 Northeastern Anesthesia and Nyack Hospital Medical Staff 31st Annual Golf Classic will be held on Monday, May 15, at Rockland Country Club in Sparkill. Proceeds will support the Nyack Hospital Transformation Project.


New City: Things to Do With Kids

New City: Things to Do With Kids

(Mar. 20, 2017) - You can always find fun, educational things to do with kids in New City, whether your family is interested in sports, arts and crafts, outdoor fun, or anything else. Plan the perfect day with your kids with the events listings below.


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