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Easter 2017 on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 26, 2017 in Children, Community, Events, Family, Locals, Museums, Other, Places of Worship

Easter Week is upon us and that means it’s time to gather with friends and families to observe Christ’s resurrection day. We’ve rounded up some of the best events taking place on the Upper West Side this Easter. Get ready to celebrate one of the most festive holidays of the year by enjoying the activities listed below!

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Tales of the Moon

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Children, Community, Theater

You will be over the moon when you bring your child to the puppet show, “Tales of the Moon,” created by the Twelves and Thirteens class at The Studio School.  After an in-depth study of puppetry and storytelling, the children selected classic stories about the moon, designed their puppets, props, and backdrops, and built an eight-foot-tall puppet theater. See these well-loved lunar tales brought to life and then join us for a trip to our outdoor yard to say hello to the moon through our telescope!

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Camp Topeinu – An NYC Summer Camp on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Children, Community, Family, Other

Camp Topeinu is the ultimate NYC summer camp for toddlers and preschool children residing on the Upper West Side and surrounding communities. Each day, this preschool camp is packed with tons of recreational activities such as swimming, yoga, music and motion, nature with live animals and Supper Soccer Stars. The small group sizes help create a supportive environment where each child receives individualized attention. Learn more about the camp’s philosophy and their “Bring A Friend” special promotion by reading below!

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Hey Joe Guitar – Music Lessons on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Children, Community, Education, Family, Local Services, Locals, Music, Other

Looking for music lessons on the Upper West Side? Hey Joe Guitar is an Upper West Side music school that comes directly to you. Instead of having to attend an academy, its students are able to receive private lessons in the convenience of their own home.  The lessons are taught by some of NYC’s best music teachers and there are classes available for every musical instrument imaginable, including guitar, piano, violin, bass, drums and voice. Learn about how Hey Joe Guitar helps students of all ages pursue their love for music by reading below.

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Purim on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Children, Events, Family, Other

It’s about time for Purim on the Upper West Side! Purim is the most festive of all Jewish holidays. The joyous celebration originates from the ancient story told in the Book of Esther. This year, the Upper West Side is ready to get the party started with tons of family-friendly carnivals and events. Read our guide below to know what events will be taking place and find out where can you eat the best hamantaschen in town!

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Playgrounds on the Upper West Side

Posted by in Children, Parks

There are tons of playgrounds on the Upper West Side. Playgrounds here come in all kinds of themes, settings, and sizes. Some of them look like real urban jungles while others offer a wild retreat into the great outdoors. Continue reading below to check out which playgrounds will keep your littles ones entertained until the sun goes down. Get out there and get exploring!

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