(May. 14, 2018) - Hex and Company, the board game cafe now open on the Upper West Side, is offering after-school programs and camps for children ages five and up. Families can come and enjoy a wide array of games, food, and delicious, locally roasted coffee.
(May. 01, 2018) - This summer, The School of Rock Port Jefferson will offer four new summer camps for beginners through advanced players. Each week will have a different theme, incorporating the music of many diverse bands including AC/DC and Green Day.
NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester to Host a Free Event to Help Parents Increase Play, Language, and Social Skills in Children on the Autism Spectrum
(Apr. 11, 2018) - Amy Lemelman, Ph.D., a clinical psychology postdoctoral at NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester, will be hosting a free health lecture on Thursday, April 12 at 10:00am, according to Lohud.com. During this event, parents will learn how to help parents increase vital social skills such as play and language in their children on the Autism spectrum.
(Apr. 09, 2018) - The first stroller made entirely of recycled materials in the US will be available for purchase this month, according to a press release. Safety 1st, the creator of this stroller, is the brand leader in child safety and the recycled stroller will be sold exclusively at Walmart.
(Apr. 06, 2018) - The imagiNATIONS Activity Center at the Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian will open on May 17th. Students will solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations. Visitors of all ages can explore these adaptions through a variety of hands-on activities.
(Apr. 04, 2018) - Parent Craft, a community hub for new and expecting parents in Park Slope, recently opened its doors. The support system aims to bring together couples in the community who are about to become parents. Parent Craft is founding member of the Parent Craft Collective, a group of local businesses that offer a variety of services for new and expecting parents.
(Apr. 04, 2018) - Elite Minds Montessori completed construction on its new preschool in January, and is currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year. The preschool’s curriculum will be dual-language, taught in French and English.
(Mar. 21, 2018) - Steffi Nossen School of Dance, a dance studio located in White Plains, will offer three new summer camp programs—Story Book Camp, Dance Camp, and adaptive dance program—this summer in addition to its Musical Theater Intensive and Summer Dance Intensives for older children and teens.
(Mar. 19, 2018) - Prospect Park Alliance will be celebrating the start of spring with Opening Weekend in Prospect Park on April 7 and 8, according to a press release. Families can enjoy a full weekend of events and activities such as family yoga classes, the Alliance’s Opening Weekend Fair, running, bird watching and walking tours. Children get free zoo admission all weekend.
(Mar. 16, 2018) - The “Hunger Games”- style survival game Fortnite is driving kids and parents crazy, but for different reasons. Fortnite has gathered 40 million players since it first came out back in the fall. Within the first two weeks of its debut, 10 million players had already joined, according to nypost.com.
(Mar. 09, 2018) - The 44th Annual Macy’s Flower Show at Herald Square will open the first chapter of spring with Once Upon a Springtime. The annual floral spectacular will begin Sunday, March 25 and continue through Sunday, April 8.
(Mar. 06, 2018) - Girl’s & Boy’s Basketball and Beyond, a basketball program in Woodside, began offering its affordable, year-round after-school and weekend classes for girls and boys, ages 5-16, in late December 2017. This summer, the basketball program will offer three two-week affordable summer camp sessions. The program aims to provide a safe, friendly, and educational environment for children to become well-rounded athletes.
(Mar. 05, 2018) - St. Kevin Catholic Academy, a Catholic school located in Flushing, installed a LabLearner Discovery Lab, which was completed for the 2017-2018 school year. The science lab was funded by a grant from the Elizabeth Ann Seton Fund and the Pastors within the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens. LabLearners, a research-based science curriculum program, help the school install the new lab.
(Mar. 05, 2018) - Max Adventures, a birthday party facility in Marine Park, recently introduced three new birthday packages for children ages 1-17: Adventure, Adventure Deluxe, and Grand Deluxe. The two-floor party venue offers a variety of party activities and features, which vary based on package chosen.
(Feb. 16, 2018) - Children and adults will be able to play with millions of Lego bricks this weekend at LEGO Live NYC, which will be held Feb. 16-18 at Pier 36 in Lower Manhattan. We got a sneak peek at what fans will expect.
(Feb. 12, 2018) - Critics slam the company's plan to offer teens free summer memberships.
(Feb. 07, 2018) - For those of us who love the quality of produce and foods offered at Whole Foods, but hate what it does to our wallets, we have good news! Whole Foods Market 365, a budget-friendly version of the popular grocery store chain, recently opened in Fort Greene, Brooklyn—just a few blocks away from Barclays Center and Atlantic Terminal.
(Feb. 05, 2018) - Attention NYC parents: The popular, affordable Warby Parker is now pilot testing a collection for kids ages 4 and older. But head to a New York City store soon to get your kids a stylish pair of Warby Parker glasses for children, as the pilot program will end in a few months!