Dance classes for kids in our neighborhood
Brooklyn Ballet @ Downtown Brooklyn: Ballet and Pre-Ballet for ages 3 to 10+. You register your child for the full school year. Details here. Brooklyn Music School @ Downtown Brooklyn: Ballet, Jazz dance, Tap dance, contemporary dance, Children’s African Dance and Hip Hop for ages 2 years and up. Details [...]
Family-friendly events in our neighborhood in September
Photoville @ Brooklyn Bridge Plaza – 9/14-9/24: NYC’s premier photo destination built from re-purposed shipping containers returns to Brooklyn Bridge Plaza. Stop by for hands-on workshops, talks, family-friendly activities, evening projections, tours, a beer garden and more. Details here. Atlantic Antic @ Atlantic Avenue – 9/24: The largest street fair in Brooklyn [...]
Common Core results 2017 for schools in our neighborhood
The annual Common Core results are out, 41% of New York City students passed the state English exams in 2017, this is up 2.6% from last year. City students also improved in math: 38% passed the math exams in 2017, 1.3% up from last year. This was the fifth year the state tests were aligned to [...]
Book launch event The Bilingual Revolution 9/8
The Bilingual Revolution tells the story of successes and setbacks through vignettes of parents and educators who founded dual language programs in their schools, sharing the belief that dual language education is a great public good that should be developed everywhere as it can positively transform a child, a school, a community, even a country. FABRICE JAUMONT will [...]
Five Brooklyn schools in Niche’s top 100 private school ranking in the country
Niche’s annual ranking of the Best Private K-12 Schools is out which is based on key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents. Ranking factors include SAT/ACT scores, the quality of colleges that students consider, student-teacher ratio, private school ratings, and more. Data sourced from the U.S. [...]
Mark Morris Dance Center Open House 9/9
Join Mark Morris Dance Center for a free sampling of a wide array of programming, including dance, music, and fitness classes for all ages, levels, and abilities; a performance of Mark Morris’ Words by Mark Morris Dance Group company members, plus pop up performances throughout the day showcasing their many community partners; and healthy snacks all [...]
Kids Camp at Alamo in Downtown Brooklyn – movie tickets for $1
Kids Camp is an affordable way for families to watch films together during the summer break at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Downtown Brooklyn.  Choose your own ticket price – $1-$3-$5 and buy your tickets online to reserve your seats in advance.  100% of ticket sales are donated to local nonprofits. Most [...]
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