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Valentine’s Day Activities for NYC Kids to Share the Love

Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love—a theme that resonates with kids of all ages. So we’ve pulled together a list of the best Valentine’s Day events to hit up with the kids in tow. Feel the love with Greenpoint’s YMCA, even if you’re not a member. The Y is holding an open house on February 13, where families can join in on the music and festivities. Read more…

The Greenpoint Y introduces its newest environmentalists to the community

At a celebration at Lentol Garden last week, the students marked the end of this year’s S.Y.S.T.E.M. (Summer Youth in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Program by displaying their newly acquired environmental knowledge. S.Y.S.T.E.M. is an annual event, organized by the Greenpoint Y, in collaboration with NYU’s Wallerstein Collaborative for Urban Environmental Education, ExxonMobil and Broadway Stages, in which high school students work to further their educations in environmental studies. Read more…

Greenpoint Y members, donors celebrated

Greenpointers young and old gathered at the YMCA on Wednesday to laud the accomplishments of the center’s youth, faculty and donors. Children and young adults from the center’s extensive programming celebrated as part of the 2015 annual campaign victory, enjoying a pasta buffet and dance performances from the center’s members.The night was especially poignant with the end of the school year fast approaching, and many of the Y’s most beloved youth soon to depart for their freshman years of college. Read more…