Two Free NYC Preschool Fairs Help Parents Learn About Their Options

It seems like it's never too early to start thinking about school in NYC, but for parents of toddlers, September means the start of the anxiety-provoking preschool admissions process. To help humanize and demystify the experience, Mommy Poppins is sponsoring two Preschool and Early Education Fairs for NYC families this month.

These FREE events offer one-stop shopping where parents can get the scoop on dozens of preschools, alternative programs and other enrichment options in a casual, stress-free environment. All you need to do is register for the Uptown or Downtown Fair and show up!

HRP Mamas Lower Manhattan Preschool Fair
When: Sunday, September 13 from noon to 4pm
Where: NY Law School, 185 West Broadway near Leonard Street
REGISTER for Lower Manhattan

Mommy Poppins Uptown Preschool Fair
When: Sunday, September 20 from 11am to 3pm
Where: Dwight School, 18 West 89th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
The Uptown Fair is currently full, but register to be added to the wait list.
REGISTER for Uptown

For the second year in a row, Mommy Poppins is partnering with the terrific mothers group, HRP Mamas, for the annual Lower Manhattan Early Education Fair, which caters to families living below Houston Street. We're also launching our inaugural Uptown Preschool Connection for programs above 60th Street in Manhattan.

At these fairs, parents can meet directors from dozens of preschools and early education programs, get detailed info and ask questions in a casual setting. It’s a great way to find out about your options, and narrow down the list of choices that seem like a good fit for your child.

Bonus: Every family that attends the Uptown Preschool Fair will receive a complimentary Sureshop stroller carryall from our friends at Hatch Things.

Both fairs are FREE to attend but registration is required and space is extremely limited. In fact, as of September 11, the Uptown Fair is completely booked. However, you can register to be placed on the wait list. See our listing for a complete list of programs attending. We hope to see you there!

Special thanks to our sponsors: Stonehenge NYC, Boogie Wipes and the New Victory Theater.

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