City Kid Corner
A collection of 208 posts
AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue
Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO Community Soccer Camp [http://www.brooklynayso.org]. Courtesy of Brooklyn AYSOBrooklynAYSO (www.brooklynayso.org [http://www.
Industry City Spotlight: Brooklyn Oyster Dory
On a recent Saturday afternoon in mid-May, the corridor in Industry City’s Building 6 connecting 34th and 35th Streets was abuzz with activity. Fueled by a table full of homemade tamales, a group of Sunset Park middle school students were in the midst of their final push to finish
Walk Together June 2 at MCU Park for Crohn’s and Colitis Cures
Brooklyn Pediatric Patient Overcomes Obstacles to Raise Critical Funds and Awareness Twelve-year-old Bella Fletcher from Brooklyn is motivating the local community to find cures by participating in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Take Steps Brooklyn. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, June 2 at 11:00 AM
Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!
Swimming at the Prospect Park YMCA, Courtesy of Prospect Park YMCA 1. Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass [https://ymcanyc.org/join/guest-pass] gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. 2. Free Child Watch The YMCA
Building Life-Long Memories at Summer Camp
With less than two months away from summer, you may have started thinking about your kids’ summer plans. Ideally, you want them to reduce their screen time, spend time outdoors, and have fun with friends! Courtesy of Marks JCHGuess what? Summer camp does all of that and more! Entering their
Don’t Miss the Church Avenue Street Fair on Sun. May 5!
This year’s Church Avenue Street Fair is going to be better than ever! The fair will take place on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Church Ave. between Coney Island Avenue and Argyle Road. Celebrate community at the Church Avenue FairCome shop and dine
475 Clermont: Now Leasing Studios-2BRs
Courtesy of 475 ClermontPowerful, yet elegant, 475 Clermont captures Brooklyn’s industrial era aesthetic, sitting where Fort Greene and Clinton Hill meet. Every aspect of the building has a reason to exist, a specific purpose to fulfill. It has real homes, curated amenities, and is centrally located. 475 Clermont encompasses
475 Clermont: Now Leasing Studios-2BRs
Powerful, yet elegant, 475 Clermont captures Brooklyn’s industrial era aesthetic, sitting where Fort Greene and Clinton Hill meet. Every aspect of the building has a reason to exist, a specific purpose to fulfill. It has real homes, curated amenities, and is centrally located. 475 Clermont encompasses 12 stories of
Where There’s a Y, There’s a Way…to the Best Summer Ever
At the Prospect Park YMCA & Park Slope Armory YMCA [https://ymcanyc.org/locations/prospect-park-ymca/programs-classes/camps] summer day camps, children learn leadership skills and develop self-confidence in a safe, accepting, and stimulating environment. They also build robots, go on field trips, shoot hoops, learn to swim, make new friends, and
It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer Camp!
Photo Courtesy of Aviator Sports and Events CenterOne of the shocks parents experience — certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s in the single digits outside. Time to start scrambling for
Kids in the Game Summer Camp
An action-packed, classic day-camp experience in four locations throughout the city (UWS, Inwood, Riverdale, and Park Slope), Kids in the Game Camps emphasize enrichment through movement and play. Courtesy of Kids In the GameWith programming from 9 AM-4 PM (with optional 8 AM early care at no extra cost and
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 any other environment. School is an important learning environment for reading, writing, and arithmetic,
New Year, New You, New YMCA Membership
Where there’s a Y, there’s a way! Join the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory with a Premium Membership and take advantage of our limited time $0 Joiner’s Fee! From our littlest members to our Active Older Adults, our Premium Membership has everything you need for
Come To Our Camp Expo and Activity Fair on Sunday!
The number of summer camps and afterschool classes for Brooklyn kids continues to grow. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting) and join us at the Summer Camp Expo and Activity Fair. Pre-register HERE [https://cornernewsmedia.wufoo.com/forms/x1vqd86n1d4viwp/] and you will be entered in to
Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair
This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair. Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free weeks of camp and lessons. Pre-register HERE [https://cornernewsmedia.wufoo.com/forms/x1vqd86n1d4viwp/] and
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 to think about camp. Camp Fairs – Camp Fairs are free events that bring dozens of camps
Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids
If there is one thing that is guaranteed – kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many options no matter their age. Here are just a few. Aviator Sports Summer Day Camp [https://www.
Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great
SPONSORED – It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold [https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5184405] as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of kindergarteners being chased by
Did Someone Say Free Poke? Pokéworks Rolls into Brooklyn with Grand Opening Offer
This December, Park Slope’s foodies will be lined up to celebrate the grand opening of Pokéworks [http://www.pokeworks.com], the nation’s leading healthy, fast-casual poke restaurant. The new spot at 258 7th Ave., officially debuted November 5, with a fresh take on Hawaiian-inspired poke bowls and burritos
Latke Festival to Returns to Brooklyn Museum
The 10th edition of the Latke Festival, one of the most delectably fun events on New York City’s annual holiday season calendar will make the Brooklyn Museum very tasty place on Monday, Dec. 3 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Courtesy of the Sylvia CenterThe potato-powered evening will
The Kings Theatre Gets Holidazed!
SPONSORED: Beginning November 29th, the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn will be electrified by a seasonal spectacular like none other, as the critically acclaimed extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze invades its timeless showroom. Set in a colorful winter wonderland of holiday cheer, audiences meet snowmen, penguins, candles, reindeer, toy soldiers, gingerbread
Give Where You Live this Giving Tuesday – #BrooklynGives
Instead of unloading your bank account on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, consider participating in Giving Tuesday—the world’s biggest day of giving—this November 27th! And it’s never been easier to support nonprofits right here in Brooklyn thanks to a new campaign and website. Brooklyn Community Foundation
The Inner Elmo: Meet Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party! Cast Member KJ Williams
Photo Courtesy of Feld EntertainmentIn the imaginations of adults and children alike, the characters who live on Sesame Street loom large. If they’re a part of our childhood, then they kind of dominate our childhood. And at a certain point, we discover — or are told — that those characters have
Aviator’s After-School Program Helps Kids Soar
Photo Courtesy of Aviator Sports CenterWith 1.1 million students, New York City’s public school system is the largest in the country. At any one time, about one out of every 300 Americans is a New York City public school student. And the transition from daycare, homecare, or preschool