Free swim lessons in public pools this summer in Gowanus & Brooklyn Navy Yard
New York’s free public pools will open on Wednesday, June 27th and will close on Sunday, September 9th. NYC Parks will offer free Learn to Swim classes for toddlers (1 1/2 to 5 years old) and children (6 to 17 years old) at the pools in the Navy Yard and  [...]
New Yahoo group for parents in DUMBO
Esra Yalcin, DUMBO mom of an 18 month old girl, has set up a new Yahoo group for parents in DUMBO called DumboMoms (note: dads are allowed in too). The existing DUMBO Parents Yahoo Group seems to be unmoderated for quite some time. To subscribe to this new free service for parents, email Dumbomoms Yahoo Group [...]
Limited openings at the DUMBO Gan preschool (sponsored)
The DUMBO Gan preschool with 2 locations in DUMBO has limited open spots for ages 12 months to 4 years for the upcoming school year 2018/2019. At the DUMBO Gan, children learn through play in a home away from home. The DUMBO Gan offers small class sizes to successfully promote the growth and development of each student on [...]
Sales have launched for Pier 6 condos
Sales have officially launched at the Quay Tower in Brooklyn Bridge Park offering 126 two- to five-bedroom residences. Currently listed are 2 bedrooms starting at $1.95 M, 3 bedrooms starting at $3.5 M and 4 bedrooms starting at $4.2 M. Building amenities include a fitness center overlooking the park, a children’s playroom, a music practice room, and [...]
Free concert series Live at the Archway in DUMBO kicking off 6/14
Live at the Archway is a kid-friendly concert and event series hosted by the DUMBO BID in the Archway under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO. Events take place on Thursdays at 6 p.m. from June 14th through September 20th. Always free, always all ages + always rain or shine. This year, beer, wine and dinner bites will [...]
ConstructionKids Summer Camps: Old School Tools, New School Learning! (sponsored)
ConstructionKids’ Week Long Camps for 4 to 6-year old’s, and Advanced Camps for 7 to 9-year old’s are known for the dynamic projects that campers build. Each week is a different theme and new experience for our builders!  We teach safe, appropriate tool usage and creative play. We aim to foster each child’s confidence in their skills [...]
World Cup viewings in Brooklyn
The FIFA World Cup will take place in Russia from June 14th to July 15th this year (schedule here). The World Cup final game will take place on Sunday, July 15th at 11 a.m. We have put together a list of venues that show the soccer games in our neighborhoods in Brooklyn: Brooklyn Heights The Custom [...]


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