Please not that all Block Institute school programs will be closed for election day, including the after school respite camp (staff are to report for a staff development day)
All other Block Institute programs are open and back to the regular schedule
All Day and Education Programs are closed tomorrow Friday 11/2/2012. All admin and support staff are expected to report to their program sites.
We anticipate fully reopening Monday 11/5/2012
Thank you for your patience and support
Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Here are some fun crafts that kids can make for mom or grandma. One idea is from Debbie Scaccio, Arts & Crafts Specialist at the Block Institute. Try them out and let us know how it goes
This year, our Art Expo theme was “My Favorite Things,” and we had some amazing art to show! The Expo was held in the halls of our Bay 44th Street location. We’ve just uploaded a few of the great pieces that were on display – take some time to check them out and leave comments and feedback!
Although the weather in NYC may not lead you to believe it, spring is here! Check out some spring-time ideas from Kaboose.com to get you in the mood. If you try any of these crafts or recipes, let us know how they turn out
Have you heard about our Pals with Paws program? You can learn a little more about Chuckie and Chester in this PEOPLE Pets article:
Babble.com offers seven ways to celebrate Fat Tuesday with your family. Do you have any other great ideas?
Block Institute offers several unique programs that enable us to enhance the educational, developmental and therapeutic services we provide to children with special needs from ages three through eight years and adults with developmental disabilities who are over age 18.
You can learn more about these programs on our website, online here: http://www.blockinstitute.org/unique_programs.htm
Brooklyn Eagle published an article about The Brightest Star Gala:
Block Institute's Brightest Star, Aman Khaja, and Miss New York, Claire Buffie, were featured on FOX's Good Day Street Talk! See the segment online here: http://www.myfoxny.com/…/about_us/st…/street-talk-feb-5-2011
We had a wonderful time at the Brightest Star Awards Gala on Saturday night! Thank you to everyone who made it. And a big congratulations to our winner, Aman Khaja! We'll post pictures soon.
The Brightest Star Gala is this Saturday! Celebrity judges include Mo’ Bounce of Z100 and Joanne Fowler of PEOPLE magazine. The gala will conclude with a special performance by FLAME. Who plans to attend?