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    Summer Camp: There’s Still Time!

    by Sarah on 6/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Summer is upon us, the final days of school are here. Maybe you are still hashing out your summer plans, maybe your stay-cation is looking overwhelming, maybe the reality of your “Camp Mom” idea is starting to sink in, maybe you just need to work and spaced signing the kids up for summer camp. Whatever […]

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    Weekday Events for June 9th-12th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 6/08/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Has the school countdown started in your house?  Only 12 full days and 2 half days of NYC public school left! This week we have more fun free outdoor events starting up since summer is almost here!  So get out and check out the Free Summer Kids Concerts at Madison Square Park, Summer […]

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    Weekend Events: Sproutfest, Suzie Shelton, Red Hook Fest, Moms on Wheels, Kites, Macbeth and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 6/05/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! So the Chancellor’s Day started a little dreary but good news the weather is improving by the minute and the weekend should be great! The first weekend in June is a busy one with events like The 21st Annual Red Hook Fest, Sproutfest at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, World Oceans Day Celebration at […]

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    Basis Independent Brooklyn- Where Did They Go?!

    by Shayna Gehl on 6/02/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    A Child Grows has some Basis Independent Brooklyn updates for you and some great news with it! We’ve featured them before and are thrilled to do it again because there are lots of new things happening including the development of a merit based scholarship program! If you’re familiar with Basis Independent Brooklyn, you may also […]

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    Weekday Events for June 2nd-5th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 6/01/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope you got to enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend!  This is going to be a fun week especially since NYC public school children have a half day and a day off this week! Thursday the Summer Reading Kickoff Event is happening at the Brooklyn Public Central Library but if you can not […]

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    Weekend Events: Comets, Saltbush, Stars, Pier Kids, Bash the Trash, Ultimate Science Street Fair and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/29/14 | 2 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! The weather should be warmer for the weekend so get ready to have some outdoor fun! This weekend the World Science Festival is going with events like the Ultimate Science Street Fair in Washington Park and The Night Sky from Brooklyn Bridge Park!  Some events are just starting for the summer season!  This […]

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    Paper Moon Playgroup: Co-op Preschool in Park Slope Hosting Open House on June 3rd at 9am

    by A Child Grows on 5/29/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Paper Moon Playgroup is a half day cooperative preschool program for 3 and 4 year olds in Park Slope.  This program has a low teacher-student ratio, an outdoor play space, and teachers with both strong elementary education experience and unique backgrounds in theater and music.  The atmosphere is vibrant and fun with themed weeks and […]

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    Adventures with Food: Consider the Pickle

    by John on 5/26/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Let us take a moment to consider the pickle. In order to fully understand and perceive its wonder, I think we should first consider, if only for a sentence or two, its two most popular forms: the cucumber pickle and sauerkraut. The most common adjective for the cucumber would probably be “boring”—the cabbage, “stinky.” But […]

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    Memorial Day & Events for May 27th-29th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/25/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy sunny Sunday!  Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend! So much going on Memorial Day Monday like Memorial Day Medals at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum,  Potato Planting at the Lefferts Historic House in Prospect Park, Victorian Gardens in Central Park, Fleet Week and the Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs at […]

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    Memorial Day Weekend Events for Kids in NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/22/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! It is finally here!  Memorial Day Weekend a.k.a. the unofficial start of the summer!  After that long horrible winter I know everyone is fready for this weekend and the weather is supposed to improve! Get out and have a blast this weekend with friends and family!  The NYC beaches like Coney Island Beach […]

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    Treat Yourself to a Ladies Night Out!

    by Shayna Gehl on 5/20/14 | 2 Comment(s)

    Calling all NYC Ladies! A Child Grows is teaming up with Babeland and boudoir photographer Lori Berkowitz to host another wonderful Ladies Night Out! You don’t have an excuse not to attend, it’s FREE! On Wednesday, June 4th, join us at Babeland at 462 Bergen Street, between Flatbush Ave & 5th Ave from 7-10pm. Come to […]

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    Weekday Events for May 19th-22nd in Brooklyn & Manhattan!

    by Deirdre on 5/18/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! What a lovely weekend!  Hope everyone got to enjoy some outdoor time. Fleet Week is back this year!  There is a Navy Band Concert in Bryant Park, Parade of Ships and you can also take Ship Tours!  This week you can also check out a Sing-Along Journey to the Ocean at the Park […]

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    Weekend Events: Fleece Festival, FAB Friday, Touch-a-Truck, NY Baby Show, Kings County Fair, Festivals & More!

    by Deirdre on 5/15/14 | 1 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Mid May is here and with Memorial Day weekend coming up soon there are more outdoor events happening! Festivals are happening everywhere!  We have the FAB Friday Kid Activities, the Fleece Festival at the Prospect Park Zoo, the World’s Fair Anniversary Festival, PS 295′s Touch a Truck, The Kings County Fair at Aviator […]

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    Touch-A-Truck 2014: You Know You Want To

    by Sarah on 5/14/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    It’s finally spring so that means that there is an obscene amount of stuff to do and lots of pressure to get out and do it. Before you get overwhelmed with choices and blow them all off to watch “family” movies (meaning Star Wars) and eat pizza, know that this weekend is one of the […]

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    Weekday Events for May 12th-15th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Happy Mother’s Day to all our mom readers!  I hope you get to have fun with the family or some alone time or both! This week we have a variety of events like Spanish Story Time! with Maria at The Stomping Ground, Rolie Polie Guacamole at Brooklyn Kensington Public Library, and a free […]

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    75 Giveaway Tickets To New York Baby Show

    by Sarah on 5/11/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    This Saturday, May 17th and Sunday, May 18th  from 10am to 4pm our friends at New York Family magazine will be hosting the annual New York Baby Show. And A Child Grows is giving away 75 family tickets away to the show. Enter below for your tickets! a Rafflecopter giveaway Last year the New York Baby Show […]

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    Mothers Day Weekend! Handmade History, Mary Poppins, HyperISH, Baby Rave, Boat Bash and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/08/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Mother’s Day weekend is almost here and hope all our mom readers have a great day! This weekend there are mom events like Frolic’s ROCK, RAVE ’N’ ROLL: A Mother’s Day Event at Brooklyn Bowl, Free Admission for Mom’s at Children’s Museum of the Arts, and Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party at the New […]

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    Rolling River: The Ultimate Day Camp for Brooklynites

    by Sarah on 5/07/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Are you looking for a traditional Summer Day Camp experience for your child accessible on a daily basis from Brooklyn? Rolling River Day Camp offers air-conditioned bus transportation to and from Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens.  This second generation, family-owned and operated summer camp has been run by all five members […]

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    Weekday Events for May 5th-8th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 5/04/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Hope you had a great weekend and are ready to start planning your week!  The weather looks pretty decent and now that it is May there are more outdoor events starting up! The month of May makes me think of lots of time outdoors!  This week Preschool Play at Wagner Park and Young […]

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    Weekend Events: Bedtime, Dear Albert Einstein, Pixar in Concert, Free Comics, Little Laffs, Spring Fling and Much More!

    by Deirdre on 5/01/14 | 1 Comment(s)

      Hi everyone! Happy May!  I can’t believe we have gone from cold wet weather to like summer in 24 hours!  The good news is that the weather will be decent for the weekend! This weekend you can join thousands of New Yorkers who participate in It’s My Park Day to volunteer and celebrate their […]

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    Spring Fling Meets Camp Panic Event: Everything You Need in One Place!

    by Sarah on 4/28/14 | 0 Comment(s)

      Do your weekends feel so booked with errands that you never quite get to the family time you want, or vice versa? Well, clearly you need a camp fair, clothing swap and kid-friendly spring festival in one. Lucky for you the Spring Fling Meets Camp Panic is happening May 3rd from 10:00 am to […]

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    Weekday Events for April 28th-May 1st in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 4/27/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! So life is back to normal with Spring break all done and hope everyone has settled into their routines again! For those of you with young children don’t worry there are lots of activities to do this week in NYC!  The Brooklyn Central Library is having a The Big Brooklyn Playdate this week […]

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    Weekend Events: FAB Fridays, Prospect Park Fair, Cherry Blossom Festival, Hip Tot Family Day & Much More!

    by Deirdre on 4/24/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Wow the weekend is here already!  Since NYC public schools had Monday & Tuesday off this week the weekend is coming faster than normal! The event that always means SPRING has arrived!  To my family and lots of Brooklyn families..the Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden!  Also happening this […]

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    Spring Break & Weekday Events for April 21st-24th in Brooklyn & NYC!

    by Deirdre on 4/20/14 | 0 Comment(s)

    Hi everyone! Back to sunshine this weekend and hoping it stays this time!  There are 2 more days of Spring break for NYC public school kids this week & guess that makes all those trips to school in snow last winter worth it! If you didn’t get to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan to see […]

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    Little Swappies: Brooklyn Kids’ Gear Swap!

    by Sarah on 4/20/14 | 0 Comment(s)

     With the change of the seasons comes the inevitable closet clean out. Not yours. Of course not yours, not a fun makeover. No. I mean the stowing away of your children’s winter clothes that will never again fit, and the taking out of the few pieces of summer gear you’ve got from your sister or […]