News in our Community

GISNY Open House | January 20th, 2017

Sat January 7th, 2017 by Gabi

Interested in visiting the campus Open House of German International School New York?

Please click here for more information and registration!

20% off UTE LEMPER tickets

Thu January 5th, 2017 by Gabi

Ute Lemper is performing from January 7th to 11th in the legendary Feinstein’s/Below 54 Supper Club. Get your tickets using the code CITYKINDER20 for a 20% discount!

Get your tickets here.

CityKinder Mommy & Me Classes | Paulchenbande – Krabbelgruppe

Thu December 22nd, 2016 by Daniela Treiber

Locations and starting dates:

Manhattan: Wednesday, Jan 18th, 11:00 am
White Plains: Friday, January 13th, 9:30am



MH: $180 for 12 sessions or $20 for walk-ins
WP: $165 for 11 sessions or $20 for walk-ins

St. Pauls German Church & City Kinder are offering a Krabbelgruppe for parents with babies and toddlers from 6 months to 2 years.

This is the best deal in town as far as “Krabbelgruppen” go. Meet other German speaking parents and their kids for songs, crafts, and lots of free tumbling and games. Join us Wednesday morning in Manhattan or Fridays in White Plains.



CityKinder Mommy & Me Classes | Baby´s erstes Jahr

Thu December 22nd, 2016 by Daniela Treiber

Locations and starting dates:

Manhattan: Tuesday, Jan 17th, 10:30 am
Jersey City: Thursday, Jan 19th, 10:00 am
Brooklyn: TBD

This 6 weeks class is a combination of music and development class for babies (PeKip inspired) as well as a support group for new moms.

NEW LOCATION: We are also planning to offer this course in BROOKLYN starting in January. Please let us know via e-mail if you are interested, so we can keep you posted on dates and locations!

In our new location in Brooklyn, classes will held by “The New York Doula” Stephanie Heintzeler. Manhattan courses are led by CityKinder founder and fellow mom Gabi Hegan and Jersey City classes by physical therapist, holistic practitioner, doula and mother of two little girls, Ina Pannier.



CityKinder NIKOLAUSFEIER | December 3rd & 4th

Wed November 30th, 2016 by Gabi

Join us this weekend for our Nikolausfeiern in Manhattan & Brooklyn!

December 3rd: Manhattan from 4-6PM  – SOLD OUT

December 4th: Brooklyn from 3-5PM


German Nikolaus Celebration as CityKinder Family Event in Manhattan New York


German Dual Language Program | Update & Open Houses

Fri November 18th, 2016 by Gabi

We are proud to announce that In September 2017 PS 17 will offer the first German Dual Language Program in a NYC public school! Children in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten will benefit from this in the first year, and the goal is for the program to expand up to 5th grade with the possibility of  students continuing German Dual Language at MS 577.

The school is working very closely with the Department of Education, including the supportive team of the District 14 Superintendent, and a group of dedicated parents. The curriculum will be developed in close cooperation with the Goethe Institut, a non-profit German cultural association operating worldwide to promote the study of the German language abroad and foster cultural exchange and international relations.

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Seminar: “Toddler Talk” for Multilingual Children

Thu November 10th, 2016 by Daniela Treiber Toddler Talk Seminar

Are you raising your (small) kids bi- or multilingual but sometimes are not sure if you’re doing the right things to support them? If you want to learn more about the topic make sure to sign up for our seminar “Toddler Talk” for Multilingual Children (in cooperation with Deutsches Haus at New York University)

When: Thursday, November 17th, 7pm – 9pm

Where: Deutsches Haus, 42 Washington Mews, New York

Fee: $39 per person

Speaker: Andrea Pieper, licensed speech therapist and Language Program Deputy Coordinator at Deutsches Haus NYU

Please register here

New Seminar: “Gesund, aber natürlich”

Wed November 9th, 2016 by Daniela Treiber

Have you signed up for our new seminar “Gesund, aber natürlich” yet? If not, make sure to secure yourself a spot and learn all about natural treatment for your child’s minor illnesses and other health-related topics concerning babies and children before the flu season is in full swing!

The seminar is held by Ina Pannier Doula, licensed holistic practitioner, physical therapist, Birth- and Postpartum Doula and mother to two little girls.

When: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016, 7:30pm Where: The Scandinavian School of Jersey City

Find more information here:

St. Martin’s Lantern Walk in Hoboken (New Jersey) and Prospect Park (Brooklyn)

Wed November 2nd, 2016 by Daniela Treiber CityKinder Lantern Walk 2013 for German Kids in Prospekt Park, Brooklyn, New York

Now that Halloween is over, St. Martin’s Day is just around the corner! This year, we’re hosting our first ever St. Martin’s Lantern Walk in HOBOKEN for all the German speaking families in Jersey (in addition to our annual Lantern Walk in Brooklyn)

As always, there’s no fee, but we are collecting donations for a charity, so please be as generous as you can be!

Where and when?

Hoboken: Friday, Nov 11th, 5pm, Pier A

Brooklyn: Saturday, Nov 12th, 4:45pm, Prospect Park

For more information and registration please click here:


FREE SEMINAR: Buying Real Estate for Internationals

Tue October 11th, 2016 by Daniela Treiber CityKinder Seminar How to buy Real Estate in New York USA


November 2, 2016|7:00pm-9:00pm

Are you considering to buy real estate in New York City or the surrounding suburbs and need some answers to the myriad of questions that such a project can pose? If the answer is yes, then don’t miss this CityKinder Seminar in cooperation with renowned real estate companies Engel & Voelkers and Sotheby’s Real Estate.

Click here for more Information and Registration!