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David Rossetti, Taylor Richardson, Derek Klena and More Set for LITTLE THEATER, BIG DREAMS Benefit

The West Side YMCA's Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater will present its 4th annual benefit cabaret, Little Theater, Big Dreams on Monday May 12th at 7PM. The Off-Broadway hidden gem, located inside the historic West Side Y, will play host to powerful performances from Broadway's brightest up-and-coming stars alongside their own Kids Company, a group of young (6-14 year old) triple-threats-in-training. All proceeds will benefit the on-going youth theatre programs supported by the Y's Strong Kids Campaign. Read more…

Blackbirds Volleyball Takes Manhattan

Last Saturday the LIU Brooklyn women’s volleyball team ventured over the East River to the Chinatown YMCA to participate in the Y’s Healthy Kids Day, a national initiative promoting kids’ fitness and fun. For Blackbirds head coach Kyle Robinson, who started his volleyball career at a Y outside of Philadelphia, PA, it was also a trip down memory lane. Read more…

Coney comes out for block party

The block party coincided with the YMCA’s National Healthy Kids Day — the Y’s initiative to improve family health. The public was given free tours and classes to the new YMCA on Surf Ave. and 29th St. The was sponsored by the Alliance for Coney Island, Coney Island YMCA, NYC Parks Greenthumb, and Councilmember Mark Treyger (D–Coney Island). Read more…