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Here you will find our friends’ and partners’ events happening around town, as well as job opportunities for moms, items for sale, and anything else people may want to let our community know about!   The events are either free, or else mommybites moms are given an exclusive discount, and same goes for the deals!  Questions?  Email us at info@mommybites.com.  Please note:  If you have a job opening or casting call, there is no charge to post.  Just email us with the information and we will post it for you.

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Events


What to Know About VBAC & Cesarean Birth
Event Date04/23/2015, Time: 6:15-8:30pm
Location344 East 14th St. , New York, NY, 10003
Event CostFree, $10 suggested donation
DescriptionJoin Choices in Childbirth and facilitators Mary Esther Malloy and Kelly Renn for an evening of inspiring and diverse birth stories from panelists who birthed their first babies via cesarean and then went on to explore a range of options to prepare for and birth their second babies. Moms and partners will have the opportunity to ask questions and learn about the benefits, risks, responsibilities and realities associated with VBAC (vaginal birth after cesarean) and repeat cesarean birth with Mother-Friendly care providers on the panel.
Contactclare@choicesinchildbirth.org for more information.

RSVP now for a NYC pregnancy event you don't want to miss on 3/26 by Well Rounded NY!
Event Date3/26/2015, Time: 6-8 pm
LocationCoco-Mat Soho, 49 Mercer Street, New York, NY, 10013
Event Cost$25
DescriptionJoin Well Rounded NY for an intimate, fun and informative evening discussing everything you need to know for your pregnancy. Our Pregnancy Prep Talk features Latham Thomas of Mama Glow, Aimee Raupp, author, acupuncturist and herbalist, and Spirit Demerson of Spirit Beauty Lounge. Plus massages by Priv, awesome gift bags, beautiful maternity photos and learn about top baby brands!
Contactinfo@wellroundedny.com for more information.

Reach New Heights- Rock Climbing for New School Students with Learning Disabilities
Event Date04/09/2015, Time: 3:30-5:30
Location575 Degraw Street, Brooklyn, NY, 19146
Event CostFree
DescriptionIn partnership with the New School student affairs and Office of Disabilities, Process This and Climb the Wall are running a free 6-week rock climbing program for New School college students with learning differences. Rocking climbing allows students with Learning Differences to strengthen skills such as problem solving, planning and communication while gaining leadership skills and building community. Every Thursday at Brooklyn Boulders from 3:30-5:30 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14
Contactmegan.h@processthis.org for more information.

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Deals


Special Discount on Performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar
DescriptionNYU Skirball Center will be presenting two performances of The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites Saturday, April 4 at 10am and 2pm. Audiences of all ages are sure to fall in love with the whimsical and colorful retelling of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and its transformation into a beautiful butterfly. And remember to join us one hour before the show in the lobby for a fun activity for children. Use code BRC13 for tickets from $13! (reg. $20)

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Castings


Now Casting Culinary Kids (9-13) for Rachael Ray’s Kids Cook-Off
DescriptionFood Network is at it again- looking for the most talented kid chef in the country. Searching for kids, ages 9-13, who dream of having their own cooking show. Does your child cook better than most adults? Apply now at www.jscasting.com for the chance of a lifetime and a grand prize that will kick-start the career of one talented kid chef.

Creators of the Reals Housewives Casting New NYC-Based Show
DescriptionHAPPILY SEPARATED GALS: Have you settled into a new relationship, but your ex is still out there struggling to find love? We'll help cordial divorcees find love...with the help of their ex! Our expert will work with you to help your ex find it. BACHELOR: We will help cordial divorcees find love...with the help of their ex! Our expert will work with you and your ex-wife, the one who knows you best, to choose your potential next missus from a carefully selected group of vibrant young women who are ready to find love and have a little fun! email for more info.
Contactjessica.daugherty@leftfieldpictures.com for more information.

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Charities


Calling All Moms: Join Moms In Training! Get in shape. Meet Moms. Fight cancer.
DescriptionMoms In Training is a flexible 10-week workout program in 12 NYC locations, including Central Park! The program culminates with the opportunity to complete a 6.2 mile run/walk on Saturday, June 13th in Central Park. Moms In Training began in 2012 in NYC and has now launched in over 40 cities, raising nearly $2 million in the fight against cancer.
Contactmomsnyc@lls.org for more information.

Virtual Book Drives Connect Donors with Students and Teachers in Need of Quality Books
DescriptionConnecting students in need of books with donors supporting literacy, reading, and education, BookMentors.org uses micropatronage to solve book access problems in high-poverty schools. A space for anyone passionate about the power of books, the site enables readers, writers, publishers, and teachers to connect and share information about children’s and YA literature. Unique features include virtual book drives, which allow parent, teacher, and community organizations to request and donate books, using leaderboards as a charitable gamification incentive! Learn more at www.bookmentors.org.
Contactcontact@bookmentors.org for more information.

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For Sale

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Raffles


WIN An Amazing Weekly Rental Package from Hamptons Baby Gear! (Value $145)
DescriptionPlanning your Spring break or looking forward to the Summer in the Hamptons? Don’t schlepp with a ton of baggage! Hampton’s Baby Gear is giving away a weekly rental package with the winner’s choice of items: A free full sized crib & Graco high chair rental or a free toddler bed and Stokke Tripp Trapp high chair rental. Rentals can be redeemed by December 31, 2015. To enter, click link above.

WIN Two Tickets to the Off-Broadway Premiere of One Funny Mother: I'm Not Crazy! ($100 value)
DescriptionJoin Dena Blizzard in NYC as "One Funny Mother: I'm Not Crazy!" premieres Off-Broadway on April 18th. This is a comedy show about “losing it” after having kids. Most women want to hide their “crazy” from the world. This show encourages women to share their stories so the rest of us feel normal! Through stories, videos and stand-up, you’ll laugh your way through the true story of Dena Blizzard’s journey from Miss America to Motherhood. The show promises to be a great girl's night out or date night (to prove to your husband how normal you really are!) To enter, click link above.

WIN a Family 4-Pack of Tickets for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Performance on April 4th ($40 value)
DescriptionNYU Skirball Center will be presenting a performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites Saturday, April 4 at 10 am. Audiences of all ages are sure to fall in love with the whimsical and colorful retelling of The Very Hungry Caterpillar and its transformation into a beautiful butterfly. And join us one hour before the show in the lobby for a fun activity for children. To enter, click link above

WIN a Rainier Convertible+Booster from Diono
DescriptionThe Diono Rainier is the only Convertible+Booster seat with a full steel frame for unmatched safety. This top of the line seat features deeper side walls lined with energy absorbing EPS foam for complete side impact protection. Plus, the space saving design allows extra room for passengers while provided a comfortable spacious interior for child. To enter, click link above. For discounts go to: http://bit.ly/1FzBBa2

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Real Estate


Selling townhouse 2-BR with WBFP!
DescriptionHi Moms and Dads and other mommybites readers! The deal fell through on our UES 2-BR -- it's just one flight up in a self-managed townhouse, and it has a great layout -- split bedrooms, open kitchen, high ceilings and big living space. Plus, a wood-burning fireplace! Make your home at 406 East 73rd Street in this friendly co-op on a great block. 20% down required; pets allowed upon approval. Maintenance $1,431 monthly. OH this Sunday, Mar 22, 11:30-1. for more information write upstairs realty [at] gmail [dot] com. Alison Rogers, Licensed Real Estate Broker, Upstairs Realty.
Contactupstairsrealty@gmail.com for more information.

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Parenting Tips

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School News And Events

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Work For Moms


SUNY College of Optometry Looking for Children 3-7 yrs for Eye Study
DescriptionStudy is for children age 3 to less than 7 yrs who have intermittent exotropia, a condition where an eye drifts out some of the time and at other times both eyes are straight. Involves: two visits over the course of 2 months. The length of the visits will depend on how old your child is. Visits can range from 1 ½ hours to 3 hours. The study will provide a pair of glasses at no cost to you. The glasses will either be over-minus glasses or plain clear lenses. You will receive $50 for each completed visit for your time for the study. For more info, click link above.

Mom-Owned Start-Up Seeking Business Development Professional
DescriptionFounded by a mother, the objective is gourmet lunch boxes containing all healthy/farm fresh ingredients, delivered to your desired location. Business background preferred, but more important is someone well connected/very familiar with the city, and can get the product in the right places. Target markets are summer camps, schools, hotels, etc. Must be comfortable with a start-up environment. email for more information.
Contactelizabeth@pakter.com for more information.

NYU is looking for first-time, expectant parents to enroll in a research study
DescriptionExpecting your 1st child & based in the NYC area? Are you curious about how infants learn? Help us learn more! Researchers at NYU’s Neuroscience and Education Lab are looking for expectant, cohabiting couples to join a study examining children’s attention and emotion development. We are interested in how early experiences, including prenatal experiences, carry forward into the childhood years. Families will receive up to $215 and an adorable “Baby Scientist” onesie for participating! To learn more, click link above or send email to below contact!
ContactLk107@nyu.edu for more information.

Social Media & Marketing Assistant for Magnolia Bakery
DescriptionReports to VP, Public Relations and will uphold Magnolia Bakery’s high brand standards across all social media channels, digital platforms and marketing initiatives. In addition to managing the brand’s social media channels day-to-day, the Social Media & Digital Marketing Assistant will be responsible for developing content, creating and implementing digital marketing campaigns and assisting with media outreach and events, as needed. For more info, requirements and to apply, click link above.

Health and wellness advocate - work from home on your own schedule
DescriptionJoin our team of like-minded moms who are making a difference. We are a community of moms and health advocates who want to make the healthiest choices for our own families and also help to educate our communities. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in health and wellness, is self motivated, wants to work from home, likes to connect with people and keeps a positive attitude in life.
Contactrebecca@sadekwellness.com for more information.

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