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July events for children in our neighborhood
Kids yoga in the park: Kids yoga for ages 18 months to 7 years will take place at the Pier 6 grassy areas behind playgrounds; Weekly on Wednesdays, 9:30 am; July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5, 12, 19; $15 / 1st child, $10 addtional child AudraRox music drop-ins at Hill Country Barbecue: Up to age 5. Fridays in [...]
Gelsey Kirkland Academy of Classical Ballet now based in DUMBO
Expect a whole lot of ballerinas in DUMBO’s streets from now on! The Gelsey Kirkland Academy of classical ballet moved from TriBeCa to their new permanent home in the old St. Ann’s Warehouse space at 29 Jay Street. Their new space consists of four [...]
Social skills group this summer at Abundant Learning in DUMBO (sponsored)
Led by Kerry Maguire Mazzola, MA, CCC-SLP, for preschool ages 3-5 years old, each class is thematically focused on a new social skill and includes an interactive game or literacy lesson, cooking activity, and parent handout. We will focus on peer relationships, working together to solve problems, taking turns, building perspective, developing vocabulary, following directions, and facilitating communication skills. The summer classes [...]
Public Restrooms along Brooklyn Bridge Park
When out and about with little ones just out of diapers, enjoying a family day in Brooklyn Bridge Park can become challenging. Constantly scoping out the nearest public restroom gets old, especially on busy summer weekends when over 120,000 people on average visit the park. Here’s the 411 when it comes to public bathrooms alongside Brooklyn Bridge [...]
BASIS INDEPENDENT BROOKLYN is opening Pre-K in FALL 2016 (sponsored)!
BASIS Independent Brooklyn is proud to unveil an exciting innovation joining the K-12 program: Their Early Learning Program for 3s and 4s is carefully designed to encourage a child’s natural curiosity to question, to create, and to discover. Their Early Learning Program redefines the early learning [...]
Plans unveiled for Pier 6 residential developments
Brooklyn Bridge Park has announced plans for a joint venture of RAL Development Services (they transformed the Jehovah’s Witnesses warehouse at 360 Furman Street into One Brooklyn Bridge Park) and Oliver’s Realty Group to develop two residential buildings at Pier 6. The recommended project comprises 339 units – a reduction from the 430 permitted at the site [...]
Meet creative Brooklyn Heights mom and writer Alexis BC
Meet Alexis Barad-Cutler, Brooklyn Heights mom, who writes fabulous articles about motherhood and – in particular – motherhood in Brooklyn. She has been featured on The Huffington Post and many more websites! Your job title: Writer Your work in one sentence: I write (mostly) humorous essays on motherhood [...]
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