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On-going Programs and Events
Prepare for School Admissions
Individual and small-group sessions are available for faculty members who want to discuss private, gifted and talented, and public school options, timelines, application requirements, and more. Schedule an appointment: 212-998-9085 or email@example.com
NYU's Skirball Center for Performing Arts' Big Red Chair Family Series offers monthly programming especially for children and their families. NYU affiilates and alumni are eligible for NYU-discounted tickets to all events at the Skirball Center. More information is available here.
The Scholastic Store in SoHo offers Story Time every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11 a.m. Two entrances: the Main Entrance is located at 557 Broadway and the Stroller Eentrance is located at 130 Mercer Street.
LiveSmart's Dependent Care Seminars on NYU Campus
Registration is required for all programs. Questions? Please email LiveSmart at LiveSmart@nyu.edu
Watch the mail for announcements of upcoming events.
Activities in the Community
Every Tuesday evening, 7:30-9:30 p.m. - Stargazing on the Highline
May 18-19 - Annual NY Baby Show - Family-friendly event for new and expectant parents from the Tri-State area and beyond. Explore top products and services for maternity, baby and toddler, hear from an inspiring array of speakers, and watch demonstrations from highly regarded and beloved figures in the world of parenting and pregnancy.
May 20, 6-7:30 p.m. (Registration at 5:30 p.m.) - Non-Partisan Mayoral Forum Focused on Early Childhood Education and After-School Programs - Sponsored by Campaign for Children. Register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
May 21, 6-8:30 p.m. - Summer Slide Prevention: Enriching Experience & Summertime Activities - Sponsored by P.A.L. Workshops - Registration is required.
May 22, 6:30 p.m. District 2 - Community Education Council Monthly Meeting - Hear about and comment on Resolutions for a middle school at 75 Morton Street, a proposal to expand Clinton School to a high school, and more. The meeting will be held at PS276, 55 Battery Place.
May 31, 9-10:30 a.m. Siblings: Handling Squabbles, Rivalry and Competition - Sponsored by InParentis - Register here.
Private School Spring Tours Continue
Spring is a special time to visits private schools that you are considering for your child: you will see the products of the school year and hopefully feel less anxious than you might feel in the Fall as you visit more schools, write applications, a participate in the interview process.
Below are a handful of schools offering tours in May. Additional information and registration is available on the school's website.
The Speyer Legacy School - Evening Open Houses (6:30-8:00 p.m.) are scheduled for Lower School (K-5) Admissions on April 11 and May 23 and for 6th Grade Admissions on March 21. RSVP for Lower School Open House here and for 6th grade Open House here.
Avenues: The World School is expanding enrollment for September 2013 in grades 1-9. Register to join one of the upcoming evening Informational Meetings for parents.
City & Country School is offering tours in May for preschool and lower school applicants.
United Nations International School (UNIS) offers tours for all grades by appointment.
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