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Screens, Tech And Your Family: Guidelines For Toddlers And School-Age Child
Contact: Sally at 2124155611, [email protected]
Location: 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York
Date: 11/13/2018 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Dr. Alexandra Hamlet, from the Child Mind Institute, comes to 92Y’s Parenting Center to talk about parents’ concerns around screens and technology. Get the latest developmental research on how screen time impacts young children, and learn strategies for monitoring, providing structure, setting limits and ensuring safety on social media as kids get older.
Downtown Brooklyn Gets Lit: Holiday Lighting Party
Contact: 718-403-1600
Location: Albee Square, Brooklyn
Date: 11/15/2018 from 5:30pm to
The annual Holiday Lighting Party at Albee Square will take place on Thursday, 11/15 starting at 5.30 pm with free hot chocolate and live music. Stay tuned for our overview of tree lightings and Santa visits!
Boogie Woogie Books
Location: 106 East 86th Street , New York
Date: 11/17/2018 from 11:00am to 11:45am
Boogie Woogie Books is an interactive music and storytime class for children up to 5 years of age and their grown-ups. In these 45-minute classes, picture books come alive in a new and exciting way as families engage in songs, movement, and dramatic play activities. Join us to play and explore in a creative and relaxing environment!
The Little Prince
Contact: 212-226-0051
Location: 20 Thomas St. , Tribeca
Date: 11/17/2018 from to
The Little Prince, based on the novella Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, tells the story of a world-weary and disenchanted aviator whose sputtering plane strands him in the Sahara Desert, where he meets a mysterious, regal young boy, the Little Prince. Over the course of the next eight days stranded in the desert, The Little Prince recounts the miraculous story of his life, while the Aviator reconnects with his lost youth.
Babies And Books
Contact: 718-389-3700
Location: 99 Meserole Ave., Greenpoint
Date: 11/25/2018 from 10:00am to 10:30am
It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood.
After-School & Weekend Classes For Ages 4 – 18 Starting September 14th
Contact: Atlantic for kids & teens at 2126915919, [email protected]
Location: 76 Ninth Ave Suite 537, New York
Date: 12/01/2018 from September 14th to December 2018
ACT! PERFORM! CREATE! AT ATLANTIC! This fall, Atlantic for Kids is offering over fifteen different theatrical classes for ages 4 - 18 that vary from acting, musicals, improv, playwriting, TV & Commercials, and so much more! Atlantic classes engage unique aspects of each student’s personality and teaches the art of storytelling through multiple mediums. “What Atlantic does is create an incredibly nurturing environment where my daughter learned that it’s OK to be yourself!” – Nick, Parent
The Emperor's New Clothes And More Magical Stories
Location: 410 W 42nd Street, New York
Date: 12/01/2018 from 11:00am to 12:10pm
Adapted for the Stage by Barbara Zinn Krieger Devised and Directed by Adrienne Kapstein Original Music by Charles Greenberg Featuring The Emperor’s New Clothes, The Princess and the Pea, The Nightingale and The Ugly Duckling
Setting Limits: Strategies For Parents Of Children Ages 1-3
Contact: Sally at 2124155611, [email protected]
Location: 92nd Street Y 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York
Date: 12/04/2018 from 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Dr. Matthew Rouse, from the Child Mind Institute, comes to 92Y’s Parenting Center for a discussion about how to provide structure and increase positive behavior, using proactive techniques, such as praise and reinforcement. You’ll also discuss specific situations in which you may typically encounter behavioral issues and practical techniques to manage those situations, helping parents to build and maintain healthy and positive parent-child relationships.