After-school Activities

* This is not necessarily a recommended list, the following businesses are dedicated advertisers.

Jodi`s Gym has been providing New York kids the highest level of fun and fitness for 29 years!  Their step-by-step, no fail approach ensures that every child feels a sense of accomplishment. From the tiniest tumblers to advanced gymnasts (9 months-12 years old), there is something for everyone. They offer Mommy & Me Gym and Gym + Music classes, preschool gymnastics, school-aged gymnastics, Motion Evolution, summer and holiday break camps, free monthly perks, free open playtime, play groups, private lessons, Super Soccer Stars, Krazy Kool Creation Lego class, and the best birthday parties ever.  For more information, visit www.jodisgym.com.

The Katonah Art Center, located in the heart of historic Katonah, offers children from ages 2 – 18 a nurturing environment in which to explore their innate creativity.  Our classes for children include Music for Toddlers, Mommy & Me Art and Clay, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Cartooning, Jewelry Making, Sewing, Computer Art and more. Our Portfolio Development Class will help teenagers prepare for their portfolios for college. Coming this Fall: Acting! Check out our website at www.katonahartcenter.com or call 232-4843 for more info. * Mention this listing and receive a $25 discount for any class or camp – limit one discount per family!

Art Adventures After School.  Fall Series Begins October 11, 2012 at the Katonah Museum of Art.  Runs October 11th, 18th, 25th, November 1st, 8th, 15th, 29th, December 6th. The Katonah Museum of Art, 134 Jay Street/Route 22, Katonah, New York, 4:30pm – 5:45pm.  Pre-paid registration required: Students grades K-5: $120 for members and $160 for non-members for eight week course.  Art Adventures After School offers several fun days for children to explore art this fall, inspired by the current exhibition, “Ice Age” to the Digital Age: The 3D Animation Art of Blue Sky Studios. Students will experience many aspects of traditional and digital animation and come away with a great appreciation for animation artistry. Memorable characters, fantastical backgrounds, Claymation, and stop motion videos will all be explored in this exciting series of workshops devoted to the art of animation.  Information (914) 232-9555, ext. 0 or at www.katonahmuseum.org.

Mount Kisco Child Care Center
Welcome your child into our loving family

Since 1971, MKCCC has been serving families and children with its inventive, cutting edge, and comprehensive day care programs.  Today, over 30 years later, we continue to promote each child’s intellectual, physical and social development.  Mount Kisco Child Care Center, 95 Radio Circle, Mt Kisco, NY 10549, www.mkccc.org, djordan@mkccc.org, 914 241 2135.

musicconservancyFor more than 80 years, the Music Conservatory of Westchester has offered quality music instruction for students of all ages, abilities, and ambitions.  Our experienced, nurturing faculty teach individualized lessons in all instruments and voice, from classical to jazz and rock. Suzuki instruction, young children’s classes, Honors program for high school students, performing ensembles, theory, composition, improvisation, songwriting, musical theatre classes, and programs for children with special needs are also available.  Beautiful, centrally located building with excellent classrooms and performance hall.  Music Conservatory of Westchester, 216 Central Avenue in White Plains, NY. Phone: (914) 761-3900. Website: www.musicconservatory.org.

 

Now celebrating its 20th year, Music in Chappaqua customizes its music curriculum according to how each student wishes to develop.  From beginner – career bound, toddler – adult, classes are offered in piano (jazz, pop, rock, classical), voice, violin, viola, cello, bass, flute, saxophone, clarinet and trumpet.  Rock instruction includes keyboards, guitar, bass, drums and vocals.  Rock workshops are also available that culminate in a live rock concert in a New York City rock club.  Open 7 days a week, after school and evenings.  220 North Greeley Avenue, Chappaqua.  Please call (914) 238-3123, email at mail@musicincchappaqua.com or visit us  www.musicinchappaqua.com  and  www.facebook.com/musicinchappaqua.

musicschoolwestchester1328 Boston Post Road, Larchmont NY 10538
Since its creation in 1983, the Music School of Westchester has become one of the finest music institutions in Westchester and has taught thousands of students from both the local community and more than 50 other countries.  Its faculty includes over 35 dedicated teachers, all prominent artists.  The Music School of Westchester offers professional instruction to children and adults in all instruments as well as theory, composition, voice, songwriting  and acting.  For more information visit  www.musicschoolofwestchester.com or call (914) 381-2070.

Children should always look forward to their music lessons and with my uniquely adaptive approach, they will!  I am a classically-trained performer with a background in music therapy who teaches private piano, voice, guitar, and flute lessons to children ages 4+. Utilizing a different approach to music instruction, students are able to learn proper technique while keeping lessons fresh and interactive.  Will travel to your home or I have a studio in Northern Westchester. References available. Contact me for a free consultation and to explore your child’s creative side!  amymarierood.com/AmyMarieRood.com/private_lessons.html  AmyRoodMiller@gmail.com, (917) 940-9407.

No Limit Lacrosse is gearing up for our 10th season of Fall Ball.  We would like to remind everyone that our Fall clinic “Lax-it-up” is open to boys ages 8-14.  “Lax-it-up” provides a combination of position specific instruction, team concepts, and games.  We urge you to sign up now, as spaces are limited and “Lax-it-up” has been sold out in the past.  The first 10 people to sign up will receive a LIMITED EDITION NO LIMT LACROSSE HAT!  Location: Fox Lane High School, Bedford, NY.  Dates: 5 Straight Sundays – September 9th-October 7th
, *October 14th (Rain Date)

.  Division 1: 9:00am – 11:00am (ages 8-11)
, Division 2: 11:15am – 1:15pm (ages 11-14)
, *11 Year old players can choose-Division 2 is more advanced*  Click here for more information.

Always wanted to learn how to play?
North Salem Guitar has recently opened its doors and is accepting new students.
Come hone your craft in our comfortable and well equipped space and grow your music organically from the ground up.  Our teachers provide private instruction to guitarists of all levels and styles and custom tailor lessons to the uniqueness of each individual.
Located on Deveau Rd in North Salem (by the Hammond Museum).
For more information, visit www.northsalemguitar.com, or call (646)530-0174.

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oodleOodle Monkey Art + Discovery Studio is a new and fun place for creative and curious kids ages 3 years to 3rd grade! Kids can “unplug” and tune into their creative side, make new friends and learn about themselves and the world around them through art. Very hands on and nurturing – using a variety of materials and techniques – explorations and projects are driven by the interests of our Oodle Monkey artists. It’s a joy to see children become more creative, confident and expressive! 1 and 2 hour drop off classes; After School Art 3pm – 5:30pm; Early Dismissal and Vacation Camps. contact information: oodlemonkeyart@gmail.com, 914-708-7748, 127 N. Ridge St., Rye Brook, NY 10573, website: www.oodlemonkeyart.com

Where Children Learn to Love Learning
The Ossining Children’s Center’s teachers strive for a sense of extended family in partnership with parents. We work to support parents who are juggling their roles as family breadwinners and nurturers. And we understand that our relationships with the children entrusted to our care are crucial to their healthy emotional and cognitive development. Our programs serve children ages six weeks through fifth grade. Enrichment activities for our pre-shoolers include gardening, music, dance and movement, gymnastics, and nature study. Our school-age youngsters enjoy arts and crafts as well as cultural and recreational field trips. 90-92 South Highland Avenue, Ossining, 914-941-0230. www.ossiningchildrenscenter.org.

 

Summer Art Classes for Youth and Adults. A wide range of courses for the beginner or advanced student. Youth 15 and older may enroll in adult classes and classes for children 9mos to 14 offered. Classes are offered in the morning, afternoon and evening running 4-7 weeks. Classes for adults and children 15 yrs and up can register for a variety of classes including Botanical illustration, Crocheting, Yoga, Stained Glass studio, Glass painting, Quilting, Faux Finishing and more. Some of the classes offered for children 9 mos and up include Adult and Tot Music and Movement for ages 9mos – 2yrs and adult, Comedy and Improv for children 8- 14 yrs, Fashion Illustration for children 10-18 yrs and Mask-making for ages 5-9 yrs. Scholarships are available. Contact the Art Center for a complete listing of classes and workshops at 914-738-2525.

Learn, practice & improve your singing in this small group (5 person max) singing class instructed be experienced proffessional vocalist, record engineer and coach to Americal Idol  &  The Voice finalist. Learn breathing, pitch, range,vibrato and how to sing your favorite songs.  Fun six week class is offered every month.  Eve Soto 914 659 9876.  For more info/register click here.

Classes for Infants/Toddlers: The Rosenthal JCC Parenting Center offers programs for newborns through two year olds with their caregivers that challenge fine and gross motor skills, and promote physical, emotional, social and intellectual development. The Rosenthal JCC Main Campus, 600 Bear Ridge Road, Pleasantville. Contact (914) 741-0333×19 for more information. Rosenthal JCC Yorktown Branch, 3565 Crompond Rd. (Route 202), Cortlandt Manor, call (914) 736-3076 for more information. www.rosenthaljcc.orgClasses for Pre-Schoolers: The Rosenthal JCC offers classes that engage and excite your child and are taught by specialists in their fields. Rosenthal JCC Main Campus classes include: Daddy & Me Sports; Yummy Tummies; Gymnastics on the Fun Bus; Kids Love to Rock; Soccer with Super Soccer Stars; Theatre Arts Junior Program; and Karate Club, call (914) 741-0333×21 for more information. Rosenthal JCC Yorktown Branch, classes include: Jungle Beat; Crafts for Pre-Schoolers; Healthy Harvest; When I Grow Up, I Want to Be…; and Stay n’ Play call (914) 736-3076 for more information. www.rosenthaljcc.orgAfter-School Classes: The Rosenthal JCC offers interesting and unusual after-school classes for children in K through 6th grades.  TRANSPORTATION IS FREE from Bedford Road, Todd, Armonk, Grafflin and Mt. Pleasant schools!  Call (914) 741-0333×15 for more information. Rosenthal JCC Yorktown Branch, classes include: Adventure Club– hiking and orienteering; Craft Club– scrap booking; Young Chefs Club; and Jewish Jamboree– learning Jewish holidays and traditions. Call (914) 736-3076 for more information. www.rosenthaljcc.org