Virtual Kids Classes Guide by local small businesses and organizations
Many artists and small businesses in Brooklyn who offer kids classes, camps and other physical family programming have switched to virtual programming during the corona crisis. Classes and programs in our guide vary from free, to fee-based to donation-based to support teachers in these challenging times. The guide features music, ... (read more).
Remote classroom learning for public schools starts 3/23
Public schools will switch to a remote learning model for all students except the children of essential workers and the most vulnerable children on Monday 3/23 during the coronavirus outbreak. The Department of Education had one week to prepare the largest school system in the country with 1.1M students in ... (read more).
Brooklyn Bridge Park remains open, certain areas in the park closed
Brooklyn Bridge Park stays open for passive use and solitary recreation only. People are encouraged to walk their dog, go for a run, or just spend a few minutes outside. While in the Park, practice good social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet apart from others. Areas of the Park ... (read more).
Quarantaine rainbows in Brooklyn
Inspired by the children of Spain and Italy posting artwork in their windows for neighbors outside to see, Brooklyn families are drawing Quarantaine rainbows in Brooklyn’s windows. Draw a rainbow on a paper and hang it in the window facing the street or use washable paint to make a burst of color directly ... (read more).
Brooklyn Public Library launches virtual program
The Brooklyn Public Library is now offering virtual programming for all ages including story time with local librarians, foreign language learning, SAT test prep, virtual Mario Kart and much more. Read stories and sing songs with the Library’s Virtual Story Times. Just like the story times you ... (read more).
Limited openings at Brooklyn Preschool of Science for school year 2020/2021 (sponsored)
Brooklyn Preschool of Science is a place where a child’s sense of wonder is the star of the show. Our integrated science-based curriculum embraces children’s innate curiosity and provides a foundation for meaningful math, language, and literacy development. We believe in the lifelong benefits of early experiences with STEM, and ... (read more).
Overview of restaurants and stores still open for take-out or delivery
Most restaurants are now offering take-out and/or delivery. Supermarkets and pharmacies are staying open. If you can, support local businesses in these unstable times. We have prepared an overview for Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, BoCoCa and Downtown Brooklyn. Montague Street in Brooklyn Heights Delarocco’s Thia latern Lassen and Hennings Boun gusto Pinto Saketumi Custom House Key Food – seniors only ... (read more).
Public schools are closing as of Monday 3/16
There are now 814 confirmed coronavirus cases in New York City, 157 cases in Brooklyn, as of 3 pm on 3/17 and already 7 total deaths in the city. Public schools will close as of Monday, March 16th Physical locations “Regional Enrichment Centers” for children of health care and transit workers, first ... (read more).
Tribeca Pediatrics opening in Carroll Gardens
According to Tribeca Pediatrics will soon be opening an office at 327 Court Street at the corner of Sackett Street in Carroll Gardens. No details yet on exact opening time and hours but stay tuned. Photo: PardonMeForAksing ... (read more).


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