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After being stuck inside on a snow day with your kids bouncing off the wall, it’s a good reminder of what’s to come this summer, when you’ll either need to invent a daily activity or provide your little ones with the opportunity of summer camp. We have your summer camp solution. Click over to our…

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Gateway National Recreation Area’s Jamaica Bay Unit has lots of family-friendly Spring Break programs going on at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and Fort Tilden. A schedule of events, which starts tomorrow, is below. Schedule Of Events Have a Hoot with a Ranger, Saturday, March 23, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge,…

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Have fun at the library and get your child ready for school! Families can enjoy stories and activities designed to encourage the development of early learning skills in their children, every Saturday at 11:00 a.m., now to July 28 (July 7, 14, 21 and 28) at the Gerritsen Beach branch of the Brooklyn Public Library,…

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We wanted to pass on the following email we received from the NYC Department of Education’s High School Enrollment Team: October is a busy time for high school admissions! Important Deadlines Grade 8 or first-time grade 9 students who are residents of New York City can register for the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)…

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School’s Chancellor Dennis Walcott is reaching out to NYC school families. The newly-appointed head of the Department of Education is collecting parent feedback in his Chancellor’s Family Feedback Form, asking what information is important to parents and how they’d prefer to hear from the DOE. Here is the letter, in full: NYC Public School Parent/Guardian,…

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It must be something in Sheepshead Bay’s water. Either that or this local family is extremely, extremely lucky. The Daily News reports that the Amer family will be bringing home their third set of twins. This must make parents Mohammed and Gezime Amer not just lucky, but very tired. Not to worry, though, because according…