Come this weekend to our fall Mamas Expo September 22-23 at Museum of the Moving Image in Queens. Open to all parents, expectant moms and children Pre-K to Pre-Teen, attendees will find out about the best services, specialists and products from finding new local classes and schools to the best innovative products and retail stores in the tri-state area.
Parents and kids will enjoy kid friendly films in the Museum’s screening rooms, shopping and discounts from the hottest retail companies in NYC and beyond, the opportunity to speak one-on-one to representatives from top vendors and local businesses, all day access to The Museum of the Moving Image and much more!
We’ve been highlighting our sponsors over the last few weeks (see our post on our partners like Click and Improve, The Zoos, Dolphin Organics and more, our post featuring partners jetBlue, Music Together, Dreamnastics and others, and our most recent post on cool vendors attending like Hartlyn Kids, Ritzy Glitzy Girlz Club, Urbansitter and more). We’ve listed some more of our great participating vendors below who you’ll meet at the Mamas Expo, and don’t forget to bring an eco-friendly bag to carry samples and gifts!
Center for Children’s Initiatives (CCI) – CCI provides specialized training and one-to-one assistance to all types of programs serving children birth through school age. CCI is a respected and nationally recognized voice promoting appropriate public investments and innovative solutions to improve quality and access to the best options for all families. Informed by our relationships with parents, professionals and policy makers, CCI is uniquely positioned to provide insight and recommend solutions. www.centerforchildrensinitiatives.org
Dream Wellness – Dr. Glassman of Dream Wellness is one of a handful of Chiropractors in New York with a special certification to work specifically with Pregnant and Pediatric patients. Dr. Glassman is certified in the Webster Technique which is a specialized technique to reduce intrauterine constraint and help in the alignment of the pelvis, specifically performed on pregnant patients. www.greatneckfamilywellness.com
My Gym – My Gym’s programs and facilities are devised to help children 6 weeks thru 13 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. We offer structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports and more. Children have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem. Read more about My Gym in our directory.
Real Brave Audio – Real Brave is a music school located in Fresh Meadows, NY. We specialize in teaching students and adults of all ages how to play musical instruments. What makes us special? Our concerts and recordings! Students get to perform and record at our studio concerts two times a year. Performing and recording is guaranteed learning! Beginner to advanced ages 5 and up. Read our post on Real Brave Audio.
SchoolPlus - SchoolPlus Enrichment Program presents toddler through 12th grade students with the following courses: Enrichment Mathematics; Enrichment English; Russian language; AP Russian; Art, Chess, Early Childhood Development programs for 3-5yo. Preparation for tests such as SAT, SHSAT, State Tests, Regents, OLSAT. Online Math and English. www.school-plus.com
Tiny You – Local designers take center stage at Tiny You, Skillman Avenue’s children’s boutique in Queens, which caters to Sunnyside’s smallest residents. We sell well made children’s clothing and gifts (some items are hand crafted) and high quality gently used clothes. www.petuniababies.com
The Mamas Expo is free with the paid museum admission at the Museum of the Moving Image – $12 Adults, $6 Kids age 3-17.
By Maria Adcock