DUMBO Earth Day Celebration 4/17
Celebrate Earth Day with free, Covid-safe Kids Activities (for ages 1 to 10) and a Summer Camp Fair in the DUMBO Archway! Brooklyn Bridge Parents and the DUMBO BID have partnered up to host a FREE Earth Day Celebration in the DUMBO Archway and Pearl Street Triangle on ... (read more).
No zoned Kindergarten waitlists in District 13 and 15 this year
Just under 55,500 families applied to Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year, down from almost 63,000 the year prior which is a 12% decrease citywide. A record 92 percent of students received an offer to one of the choices submitted on their application, an increase from 91 percent in 2020. 88 ... (read more).
Brooklyn Film and Arts Camp Ages 5 – 15 (sponsored)
Join CinemaKidz this summer and become a Filmmaker, Animator, Actor, Game or Costume Designer, and so much more! Children explore media and technology as they learn the fundamentals of storytelling, cinematography, editing, and other media arts in a hands-on creative environment. Projects are completely kid-made from start to ... (read more).
DNA Learning Center opening at City Tech campus in Downtown Brooklyn
The Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DNA Learning Center DNALC NYC is opening a new 17,500 square foot facility in Downtown Brooklyn. A collaboration with the City University of New York (CUNY), DNALC NYC is located on the City Tech campus, on the corner of Tillary and Adams ... (read more).
Registration open for Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp 2021 (sponsored)
Young Judaea Sprout Brooklyn Day Camp, located in Red Hook, is a Hebrew dual-language camp for children entering Pre-K through 5th grade. Sprout Brooklyn is a place where children from a wide spectrum of backgrounds join together to create a joyful, diverse community built on Jewish values, a connection to ... (read more).
Public school news: Changes to school closures after Covid exposure, update on State tests
The City has created new school closure rules that will go into effect on Monday 4/12. If there are 2 or 3 detected Covid cases in a school in a week, the school will NOT close but increased testing to 40% to staff and students in that school will be provided If ... (read more).
Things to look forward to this spring
The Coney Island amusement parks are reopening to the public on April 9th at 33% capacity on weekends after being closed since 2019. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is back open and cherry blossoms are in full swing! Advanced ticket registration is required. Find out more here. Governors Island is ... (read more).
Free outdoor kids events and activities in April
With the re-awakening of the City, Covid-safe outdoor events for families are coming back including free Earth Day Celebrations in DUMBO, Brooklyn Heights and Downtown Brooklyn. DUMBO Earth Day Celebration with Summer Camp Fair | 4/17 Brooklyn Bridge Parents and the DUMBO BID have partnered up to host a FREE Earth Day ... (read more).
Get to know Pine Street School! (sponsored)
If you want your child in an environment that nurtures each child’s natural curiosity, develops critical and creative thinking skills, student agency, and scientific and technological fluency, and inspires students to be 21st-century changemakers – then you should get to know Pine Street School. Pine Street School is ... (read more).


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