Author: Michelle Caines

NYC Multicultural Fest 2018!

The NYC Multicultural Festival is back! And like last year, this year is sure to be just as amazing! We love this event for so many reasons. It is truly fun for the entire family. You can walk through to view the selection of handmade merch, get tasty eats, or sit at the stage and enjoy performance after performance. “Breathtaking live performances, arts and crafts, food and retail vendors, fashion, activities for children, health, safety, and wellness activities, slides, photo booths, giant video games, including information resources, free giveaways and much more!” -multiculturalfestival.nyc     There is also a ton...

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2018 Spring Break Camps

During the Spring break of 2018, we encourage you to take part in all that Uptown has to offer. There are lots of offerings for the kiddos as well as plenty of family fun. Below are a few Spring camps taking place in Manhattan’s northern neighborhoods during the week off. Most places listed have a fun summer  planned as well. Be sure to check for their summer rates in our Camp Guide. Spring Camps: BENSWIC Sports Benswic is a sports program designed to improve the health of the entire family. They cover everything from personal training, homeschool fitness, mommy...

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UB Summer Camp Guide 2018

The summer has not arrived, but it’s never too early to start planning for it! Finding a summer camp can sometimes be a daunting task but fear not! We have pieced together a detailed account of uptown’s coolest camps in our 2018 Summer Camp Guide. We added camps that we would appeal to our own young birdies and some they’ve had experiences with. During this process, we learned that non-profit camps tend to have free or fairly priced options for summer. We wrote about a few of them in our ‘giving tuesday’ article. These organizations make for great summer camps because...

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Spring & Summer Giveaways!

It’s that time of year again, giving season for Uptown Birdies! We’d like to believe that all of our subscribers are well informed and savvy spenders. But that isn’t always the case. I myself am not always ready to shell out cash for camp. Sometimes I find out about a free or low-cost camp well into the summer. Heck, sometimes I don’t get wind of an affordable camp until the leaves have fallen and it’s well into the school year! Here at UB, we are looking to change that for you. Although we don’t have all the answers, we...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Uptown Ballet Academy: Music Together with City Kids Music (Ages 0-5)

    May 28 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
  2. NYPL: Tuesday Crafternoons

    May 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  3. NYPL: Little Bookworm Storytime

    May 30 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  4. NYPL: Game Night

    May 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Arts Horizon Storytelling, Music and Art at the New York Public Library

    May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  6. NYPL: Early Literacy: Toddler Storytime

    May 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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