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This Weekend at Wave Hill

February 12, 2016
This Weekend at Wave Hill

Photo: Joshua Bright SAT, FEBRUARY 13    FAMILY ART PROJECT: HEART PAPERMAKING Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers. Keep a special eye out for heart-shaped leaves! Then, with the help of visiting artist and papermaker Randy Brozen, use paper pulp to embed a heart shape...

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Sick Just Got Real: The Scoop on Germs in School, The Playground, and The Supermarket

February 12, 2016
Sick Just Got Real: The Scoop on Germs in School, The Playground, and The Supermarket

  *Cough Cough* We recently attended an event hosted by Children’s Advil, Robitussin, and Dimetapp where we heard from two nationally recognized doctors about germ and health stats as well as tips on keeping our little ones well. So, we’re sharing what we learned...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Coats and Car Seats + Diono Car Seat Giveaway

February 12, 2016
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As this polar vortex makes up for the warm Christmas we had, the talk of coats and car seats makes its way back to the parenting conversation. We know it’s part of our parental instinct to want to keep our children’s coat on in...

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Free Smoke/ CO Alarm Giveaway and Installations

February 12, 2016
Free Smoke/ CO Alarm Giveaway and Installations

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Cool Science Winter Break Camp at the New York Botanical Garden

February 11, 2016
Cool Science Winter Break Camp at the New York Botanical Garden

©Talisman Brolin/talismanphoto Campers chill out with fun science experiments during Winter Break Camp! Kids explore states of matter by turning liquids into solids and investigate adaptations that allow plants...

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Milk & Cookies Painting Party

February 10, 2016
Milk & Cookies Painting Party

  What better way to create lasting Mommy & Me memories with the kiddies than with some Painting & Pampering….. Recipe for Fun: • Painting party for kids on...

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Local Getaway: Split Rock Resort + Jack Frost Mountain

February 9, 2016
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Split Rock Resort, located off of Lake Harmony in the Poconos, is less than a two hour ride from the Bronx. We recently returned from a press trip there,...

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Superbowl Entertaining Ideas and Recipes

February 5, 2016
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  Looking for some fun ideas and yummy recipes for the big game on Sunday? Check out our Pinterest Board below:   Follow Nicole’s board Superbowl on Pinterest. Digg...

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This Weekend at Wave Hill

February 5, 2016
This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT, FEBRUARY 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: PAINTED PAPERS AND THE STORIES OF ERIC CARLE What better season than winter to cuddle up with stories you love—like Eric Carle’s...

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Fondue Ideas for Valentine’s Day

February 4, 2016
Fondue Ideas for Valentine’s Day

  If you’re planning to avoid the crowds and enjoy Valentine’s Day at home, you can still create a delicious dessert to enjoy with your loved ones. We are...

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16 Best Family Cars of 2016

February 4, 2016
16 Best Family Cars of 2016

As we enter the second month into the new year, many families are doing research on their next family vehicle purchase. Today, Kelley Blue Book announced their list of...

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New York Junior Tennis & Learning “School’s Out Day Camps”

February 1, 2016
New York Junior Tennis & Learning “School’s Out Day Camps”

New York Junior Tennis & Learning to Host “School’s Out Day Camps” at Cary Leeds Center in the Bronx   New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) will host...

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This Weekend at Wave Hill

January 28, 2016
This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT, JANUARY 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SWEET DREAMS, HIBERNATORS Get to know your local hibernators through sleepy tales of the season. Then make your own furry bear, bat,...

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Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” Promo Code

January 28, 2016
Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!” Promo Code

If you didn’t already know, February 3rd is Elmo’s birthday! And in perfect timing, Sesame Street Live Let’s Dance! will be at Madison Square Garden from February 11th- 21st....

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What the NYC Department of Health Wants You to Know About the Zika Virus

January 28, 2016
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As the temperatures drop in NY, many New Yorkers visit warmer climates to escape the cold. Now, our Health Department has been working closely with the Centers for Disease...

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Best Places in the Bronx for Sledding

January 26, 2016
Best Places in the Bronx for Sledding

Photo: NYC Parks   According to NYC Parks, here are the best places in the Bronx to go sledding:   Park Name Location Claremont Park Interior of the park...

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Bronx Winterfest 2016

January 26, 2016
Bronx Winterfest 2016

Saturday, February 6, 2016 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Join Bronx Recreation for their amazing winter spectacular!  The NY Rangers will be there with a huge, inflatable hockey rink! Enjoy activites like:...

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February at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

January 26, 2016
February at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

READINGS & CONVERSATIONS Wednesday, February 3, 5:30pm to 7:30pm READINGS & CONVERSATIONS Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum for a very special reading of Voices Beyond Bondage:...

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Creating Meals with the De’Longhi MultiFry

January 26, 2016
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  If you remember, a few months back we went to an event to check out the De’Longhi Multifry. As I had mentioned, I really thought it was going...

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5 Fun Snow Activities

January 22, 2016
5 Fun Snow Activities

  It’s official- the mayor has told us not to go anywhere this weekend due to the impending blizzard, but we know the kids have been patiently waiting for...

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This Weekend at Wave Hill

January 22, 2016
This Weekend at Wave Hill

Photo: Joshua Bright SAT, JANUARY 23    FAMILY ART PROJECT: HOOT AND HOWL Hear about the folklore surrounding two wonderfully mysterious creatures—the owl and the coyote. Together with visiting artist...

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Vote for Bronx School’s App Idea to Assist the Blind in Crossing the Street

January 21, 2016
Vote for Bronx School’s App Idea to Assist the Blind in Crossing the Street

From left to right: Rachel Klein (Team Spext Faculty Advisor), William Cline, Kylie Blitzer, Carly Chasen and Eddie Landzberg. All are members of Team Spext and in the 8th...

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Pre-K Application Period Begins January 25th

January 21, 2016
Pre-K Application Period Begins January 25th

  Photo: schools.nyc.gov Just a month after Santa was making his list and checking it twice, NYC parents are doing the same as we narrow down our Pre-K choices...

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Valentine’s Day Activities in the Bronx

January 21, 2016
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Love is in the air! Here’s a list of what’s happening in the month of February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will add more events as we hear about...

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

January 20, 2016
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

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The Bronx Trolley First Wednesday Arts and Culture Tour

January 20, 2016
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Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each...

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Bilingual Preschool Open House + Weekend Classes & Mommy and Me

January 19, 2016
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Ad: Open House: Sunday January 31st, 10 AM   Hola amigos! Are you looking for a warm, caring, and fun Daycare or Preschool for your child?  La Escuelita de Sofia –...

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NYC PARKS HOSTS PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS

January 19, 2016
NYC PARKS HOSTS PARKS WITHOUT BORDERS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EVENTS

Bronx St. James Computer Resource Center Saturday, January 23 – 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m   DETAILS:                     NYC Parks invites New Yorkers to participate in Parks Without Borders...

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Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

January 15, 2016
Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

Grab that library card (or sign up for one!) and head to your local library- many NYC locations just announced they have extended their hours and we have the...

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Journal Making at the Huntington Free Library

January 15, 2016
Journal Making at the Huntington Free Library

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