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Monday, February 18, 2019

Why Your Child Needs Camp to Be Successful in the 21st Century

SPONSORED: While camp is about playing sports, making new friends and learning to swim, it’s so much more than that.  Camp allows children to gain important life skills that truly can’t be learned in...

Top Ways To Look for a Summer Camp

Best Ways to Research a Camp There are many ways to look into finding the right day or overnight camp for your child.  The American Camp Association, NY & NJ suggests the following when starting...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...
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Which Neighborhoods Aren’t Chill About Ice Cream Trucks?

Summer is supposedly winding down, but the 90-degree and higher heat doesn't make it feel that way. You know what else gets New Yorkers hot under the collar? The incessant jingle from the ice-cream...

Heat Advisory In Effect Through Wednesday Night

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City from 11am Tuesday morning through 9pm Wednesday night. High heat and humidity are forecasted with temperatures in the mid-90s and heat index values over...

Grab a Free Kosher Lunch for Kids This Week in Boro Park & Williamsburg!

BORO PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - This week Monday through Thursday Met Council will be giving away nearly 5,000 free kosher lunches for kids in Boro Park and Williamsburg. “Met Council is proud to have the only free kosher...

PuppetMobile Presents ‘The Big Good Wolf’ At Brooklyn Parks

Looking for something to do with the kids during the final weeks of summer vacation? City Parks Foundation's PuppetMobile is presenting free performances of The Big Good Wolf at local parks. The "modern-day fairy tale"...

28th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest Returns Saturday

CONEY ISLAND - A beloved summer tradition returns to Coney Island Beach on Saturday—the 28th Annual Coney Island Sand Sculpting Contest. Presented by the Alliance for Coney Island, Brooklyn Community Services, NYC Department of Parks &...

Run Your First Half Marathon in Brooklyn

There’s no better time or place than the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon on October 20 for your first half marathon. You’ll remember the experience forever: Starting right in front of the Brooklyn Museum,...

Street Fairs & Road Closures This Weekend

There's a lot happening this August weekend! There is the Festa Di Santa Rosalia, F.A.C.E of Fifth, North Slope Summer Stroll, TAMA Summer Fest... and more. And don't forget the construction! Friday, August 17 F.A.C.E of...

Wanderlust 108 Brooklyn: The World’s Only Mindful Triathlon

The world's only mindful triathlon returns to Brooklyn on Sunday, September 9th. Combining three mindful activities—a 5K run (or walk), DJ-powered yoga class, and guided meditation—in Prospect Park, Wanderlust 108 is the ultimate opportunity...

I AM PEACE: Crown Heights Organization Hosts 5th Annual Youth Basketball Tournament

CROWN HEIGHTS - Local mentorship program, the I AM PEACE Foundation, is hosting its fifth annual 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament this Saturday, August 11, at Jackie Robinson Playground. The event was organized by Crown Heights...

Free Concert Series Returns To Wingate Park This Week

EAST FLATBUSH - Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Senator Jesse Hamilton are bringing back the popular Wingate Concert Series with four free events over the next two weeks. The series kicks off this Wednesday,...

Greenest Block In Brooklyn Awarded To Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - Congratulations to the team of green thumbs who work to keep the Lefferts Avenue block between Bedford and Rogers blooming and lush. The Brooklyn Botanic Garden and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams awarded...

Free Carousel Rides And Outdoor Performances Thursdays In August

PROSPECT PARK/DUMBO - Looking for things to do on Thursdays throughout August? Prospect Park Alliance is offering free carousel rides and the Under the Archway Series continues in DUMBO with live music and art...
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