The annual District 2 Middle School Fair is an opportunity for families to learn about the wide variety of middle schools available to NYC kids, as they enter 6th grade. The fair is an opportunity to meet representatives of the schools, ask questions and learn how the application process works. The middle school application deadline is December 3rd.
FiDi Families Insiders: Presentations are scheduled at 5:15 pm, 6 pm and 7:30 pm.
Date: Thursday, October 11th
Time: 5 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: 345 Chambers Street (Stuyvesant High School)
To learn more, visit the NYC Department of Education website HERE
Raising Resilient Girls is a 1-hour talk followed by a 30 minute Q&A session for parents, teachers, and community members
Girls Leadership speaks to parents and teachers across the country about the challenges girls face today, the reasons why we see girls struggling, and what we can do to help them. In this acclaimed 1-hour talk (followed by a 30 minute Q&A), we share how to help girls practice assertive self-expression, emotional intelligence and healthy relationships, preparing them for a life of personal and social leadership. This engaging presentation covers the development of girl dynamics beginning in preschool through high school.
As written up in Parents Magazine, this talk concentrates on practical advice that can be executed in a real-life setting, such as:
Date: Wednesday, October 24th
Time: 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Location: 40 Washington Square South – NYU School of Law (Greenberg Lounge)
Cost: $25/person (Adults only)
For more information about this incredible organization, visit their website HERE
Did you know one of the top academic programs in the U.S. is in New York? At BASIS Independent Schools, students are inspired to learn at the highest international levels in a liberal arts and sciences curriculum consistently recognized as one of the top academic programs in the U.S.
Join us at an upcoming admissions event to learn more about our world-acclaimed program, located on the Upper West Side and in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
EXPLORE CAMPUS EVENTS
Applications are available for fall 2019
FiDi Families are invited to join us on June 19th for a fun event for the entire family with Mindr Global. Bring the littles and join us at Ribalta Pizza in Union Square for a conversation with the World Food Programme, Chef Cozzolino and other special guests about we can ensure no child goes hungry. Did you know that even though we produce enough food to feed every person on the planet, more than 3 million children die each year of under-nutrition? It’s a #RecipeForDisaster, but one we can solve. Join us for an inspiring panel discussion, dine on Chef Cozzolino’s special zero-waste pizza, and learn how each of us can be a changemaker.
In the lead-up to the event, we invite you to share your own #RecipeForDisaster. Here’s how:
Date: Thursday, June 19th
Time: 4 pm – 5:30 pm
Location: 48 E. 12th Street
Ages: All ages welcome
FiDi Families Insiders: Mention FiDi Families for a 10% discount on tickets
Becoming a parent can be overwhelming and scary at times. But, there is nothing more daunting than trying to figure out which car seat to buy (and how to install it), which stroller is the best for the concrete jungle and which type of toys, educational or just for fun, are the best option for your infant or toddler. But, luckily, for NYC parents, those questions can be answered by attending the annual New York Baby Show. Thanks to MomTrends for hosting a fabulous blogger lounge with lunch provided by Boston Market.
More than 5,000 visitors attended this incredible show. It’s a great chance to test products before committing to buying and a great opportunity to get expert advice from brands on site and from the various panels that occurred over the course of the tw0-day event. Nursing mothers had a chance to feed their little ones in the Moms Lounge and Dad’s had a chance to relax with NYC Dads group in the Dad’s Lounge hosted by Plum Organics.
We loved the opportunity to speak with some great brands including Americord, Huggies, Bugaboo, WaterWipes, Seventh Generation, Bloom Global, Happy Family, Baby MumMum, Savor, NY Kids Club and so many other businesses that help make parenting more efficient and fun. As a new parent or a parent juggling kids and pregnancy, it can be hard to find the time to do research on all of the products that come with having a newborn at home. The New York Baby Show is a chance to dedicate some time and energy in one spot and get all of your questions answered in a fun and casual environment. There is no sales pressure that you might feel at a brick and mortar store. The brands are on site, simply to share their products and answer any questions you may have. It’s a win-win for the parents and the brands. Many of the brands on site have offices in Lower Manhattan, specifically the Financial District, including Americord and Happy Family. So, we are always thrilled to say hello in person!
We also had the chance to spend the afternoon with the team from MomTrends and chose some of our favorite brands to chat about on camera. The team from Boston Market hosted a delicious luncheon and both parents and kids were happy to have a chance to relax and recharge during the two-day show. We sat down with Mary from Downtown Chic Moms for a fun QA in the MomTrends media lounge and will be sharing our reel on social media.
Be sure to save the date for next year’s show as it promises to be filled with even more exciting workshops and opportunities to meet some of the best of the best when it comes to parenting and all things baby!