Registration is open for iD Tech STEM Summer Camp (sponsored)
iD Tech is the #1 summer tech camp and a STEM learning experience unlike anything else for ages 7 to 18. Let your child design their own video game, code the next big app, or discover encryption and cyber security. At iD Tech summer programs, students explore top campuses, create impressive [...]
New York City public school calendar for school year 2018/2019
The Department of Education has published the school calendar for 2018/2019. Key dates include the First Day of School (Sept. 5, 2018), Thanksgiving Recess (Nov. 22–23, 2018), Winter Recess (Dec. 24, 2018– Jan 1, 2019) and the Last Day of School (June 26, 2019). All details here. [...]
Condo and office buildings under way adjacent to Macy’s Downtown Brooklyn
11 Hoyt, a condo building under construction next to Macy’s in Downtown Brooklyn will feature 480 apartments and 55,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor amenities. The 51-story condo will be divided into studio to four-bedroom residences with pricing estimated from the $600,000’s to over $4,000,000. Sales will launch in summer 2018, construction is estimated to [...]
Hot Dog Bus giving away free hot dogs in Brooklyn Bridge Park all summer
Starting on June 9, artist Erwin Wurm​ ​invites ​park goers to experience a classic New York food in a surreal way by​ offering free hot dogs from his modified, overstuffed VW Microbus in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This Public Art Fund exhibition merges food with sculpture and invites public participation. The Hot [...]
Free kid-friendly events in April
Lots of free events for children will be taking place this month in Downtown Brooklyn and Brooklyn Heights including free roller skating, tennis, a Stop ‘N’ Swap and Earth Day activities. Grand opening skate party @ Pier 2 | April 13 The grand opening skate party will take place at the Brooklyn Bridge Park roller skating rink at Pier [...]
Brooklyn Folk Festival family events April 6 – 8
The 10th annual Brooklyn Folk Festival at St. Ann’s Church in Brooklyn Heights will host a series of Sunday afternoon programs on April 8th. Smithsonian Folkways Recordings artists Elizabeth Mitchell and Suni Paz will perform together Sunday at 2:45pm. Sunday afternoon will also feature performances by the Jalopy Jr. Folk Stringband and Jalopy Jr. Folk Intermediate Ensemble Performance. In addition, there will be two [...]
Summer camp at Building Bridges Preschool at Cadman Plaza (sponsored)
Building Bridges Preschool is a non-denominational preschool offering a robust and fun summer camp for 2018. Our classes are held in our bright, air-conditioned classrooms, overlooking our outdoor garden and play area. Campers will learn about ocean life, artists and art techniques, animals living throughout our extensive planet, our community and the larger world and creative [...]


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