Saturday, October 28, 2006

Yoga For Good?

Do you enjoy Yoga? I sure do.

What about Yoga for a purpose? That’s even better.

Yoga 4 Life is having an event that will allow you to practice Yoga and help end hunger at the same time. What a wonderful concept!

Join participating NY Yoga studios in raising awareness and funds for the World Food Program. Take a Yoga Class at any of the participating Studios and a portion of all sales will help poverty stricken families and individuals, victims of natural disaster and war.

Yoga 4 Life
When: Sunday, October 29th
Place: Find a Participating Studio near you
Time: Check Studio Schedules

Help End Global Hunger and Poverty.

Enjoy your Yoga Class!

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

We know you want to do something to benefit the cause, but you say to yourself “How can I help? You can Shop For the Cure!

We just had to let you know about a few cute and affordable items that you can purchase to benefit the cause. Enjoy!

Shop for the Cure!
BMW Online has a Pink Ribbon Collection, which has a number of affordable items supporting Breast Cancer Awareness.

BMW will donate eighty percent of their profits to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

We listed our favorites below:
Ribbon Lapel Pin
Price: $1

Mini Pink Photo Album

Ultimate Drive Ceramic Mug

Women’s Pink Stretch TEE Shirt

Where to Purchase: BMW Online

More Shopping for the Cure!
Breast Cancer Awareness Socks
Price: $11.95

Where to Purchase: Walmart

Friday, October 13, 2006

Say “Boo” To The Flu

Halloween isn’t the only scary thing right around the corner.

Because October is the start of flu season, All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Center of New York teamed up with Families Fighting Flu, many Visiting Nurse Associations and The Clorox Company to help families Say “Boo!” to the Flu.

Learn about the importance of vaccinating your child against the flu and tips to help prevent the spread of the flu virus this flu season.

Say “Boo!” to the Flu will offer FREE vaccines at the Hispanic Heritage Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14th. Nurses from the All Med Medical and Rehabilitation Center will administer vaccinations and teach parents how to help prevent the spread of the flu virus this cold and flu season.

Who: All New York children and their families
When: October 14, 2006, 12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Say “Boo!” to the Flu tent (near entrance of Children’s Pavilion), Hispanic Heritage Festival, Northeast Corner of Third Avenue and East 150 Street, Bronx, NY
What: Get vaccinated for FREE and learn flu prevention tips.

This flu season, for the first time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends all healthy children 6 months to 5 years old get vaccinated against the flu.

For more information visit

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Free Museum Fridays & Expectant Parents Fair!

Visit these Museums for Free on Fridays!

The Museum of Modern Art
Target sponsors these free fridays at MoMA.
When: Fridays, 4pm-8pm.
Cost: FREE

The Museum of the Moving Image
When: Fridays,4pm-8pm. (Film screenings not included).

The Hispanic Society
When: Everyday
Cost: Free

The National Museum of the American Indian
When: Everyday
Cost: FREE

Free First Saturday!
The Brooklyn Museum
When: The First Saturday of each month.
Cost: FREE

Expectant Parent Fair
You & Your Baby
NYU Medical Center is hosting a free fair for expectant parents. The event will feature information from NYU Medical Center experts, raffles, prizes and refreshments wil be served.
Date: Saturday, October 14th
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Location: NYU Medical Center, 520 First Ave.212-263-7201,
Cost: FREE

*Special thanks to Amanda & Arianna for letting us know about the Expectant Parent Fair!

If you know of any events or activities that you would like other moms to know about, send us an Email at:

Monday, October 2, 2006

Events, Not to Miss!

Here are some fun events you don’t want to miss!

Harlem Swings Concert Series
Larry Ridley and the Jazz Legacy Ensemble
Date: Thursday, October 5th
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Nubian Heritage, 5th Ave & 126th Street
Cost: FREE

Fishing/education sessions
Date: Saturday, October 7th
Time: 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Location: Crotona Park, Bronx.
Cost: FREE
Rods and Bait will be provided. The clinic will be held at the Nature Center on the eastern side of Indian Lake.
Fishing/education sessions begin at 11 a.m. and 12:30. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis.
All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please be sure to dress appropriately.

Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
Date: Sunday, October 8th
Time: 12:00-6:00 p.m.
Location: Fort Tryon Park
Cost: FREE


Are We There Yet?

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