The Benefit of Baseball
Manhattan Youth Baseball hosted an awards dinner in Manhattan on Feb. 6 to help raise money for the nonprofit's Grades to Play program for low-income and at-risk children.
Construction Industry Council Accepting Applications for Fall 2013 Scholarships
The Construction Industry Council of Westchester & Hudson Valley is accepting applications for fall 2013 scholarships. Last year, a total of $45,000 in scholarships was awarded to 15 students pursuing degrees in math, science, or engineering.
12 Black History Month Events in Brooklyn
Check out these 12 fun events celebrating Black History Month in Brooklyn this February, including family shows and kids' workshops in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Canarsie, Crown Heights, Park Slope, and Prospect Heights.
7 Sledding Spots in Queens
A guide to sledding in Queens, including official sledding locations in parks across the borough. Find sledding hills in Astoria, Cypress Hills, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Kew Gardens, Little Neck, Middle Village, and Woodhaven.
Where to See 'The Nutcracker' Ballet in NYC this Year
Where to see "The Nutcracker" ballet in NYC, including 11 kid-friendly performances in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, from classic shows at Lincoln Center and Florence Gould Hall in Manhattan to other versions in Fort Greene, Greenpoint, and Midwood, Brooklyn, as well as Flushing, Queens.
On The Blogroll: Mamapalooza
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
Pets Add Life Children's Poetry Contest Enters Fifth Year
The 5th annual Pets Add Life Children's Poetry Contest encourages kids in elementary and middle school to submit poems about why they love their pets.
Waldorf School Welcomes Charles Andrade for Painting Workshop
Master Lazurist Charles Andrade will be hosting his second workshop at Green Meadow Waldorf School in Chestnut Ridge. In this six-day workshop, participants will learn how to paint in the Lazure technique and help put the finishing touches on Rose Hall in the school's new Arts Building.
The Baking Coach Teaches Adults, Kids the Art of Baking
Lisa Basini, The Baking Coach, usually teaches people the art of baking in their own homes. With the opening of her new location in Port Jefferson, she now hosts adult and kid classes as well as birthday parties.
Horse Show in Central Park Celebrates Disabled Riders
GallopNYC, the NYC-based therapeutic riding organization, held its fifth annual Ride with Pride Horse Show in Central Park, celebrating its disabled riders.