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April 18, 2013 / mommylok

The Mamas Expo – New York City’s Premiere Event for Parents!

Photo courtesty of Bellamy Blue Photography

Photo courtesty of Bellamy Blue Photography

New York’s largest borough is proud to bring back the mother of all expos.  On Sunday May 5, the New York Hall of Science will proudly bring The 2013 Mama’s Expo, NYC’s premiere event to local parents.  Open to all parents, expectant moms, and children ages 0-6, attendees will have unprecedented, insider access to some of the best local services, entertainment, activities, specialists and products currently available for families in New York City.  From finding new local classes and schools, to the best innovative products and retail stores, parents will receive an exclusive look at all of the new resources available to make sure they are in-the-know!

Families will enjoy:

–          Loads of free giveaways from the nation’s best kids brands

–          Designated play areas and free sample classes throughout the day to keep kids busy

–          Shopping and discounts from the hottest new retail companies

–          The opportunity to speak one-on-one to representatives from top vendors and local businesses such as Happy Baby, Music Together, The Queens Botanical Garden, NYC Parks, Click and Improve, Dolphin Organics and more

–          Samplings of kid friendly food and treats

–          On-site entertainment and performances

–          All day access to the New York Hall of Science and the Science Playground

–          And much more…

Expo Sponsors:

–          Media Sponsors:  WNYC, Queens Parent Magazine and Yelp

–          Corporate Sponsors:  Music Together, Click and Improve, New York Hall of Science

–          Sponsors:  Happy Family Brands, Wildlife Conservation Society, Babyganics, Honest Tea/Honest Kids, DDO Advisory Services, Tempest Toys, Huggies, and Little Pim

Visit www.themamasexpo.com for more details and featured activities.

The Basics:

When: Sunday May 5, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Where: New York Hall of Science – 47-01 111th Street, Corona, NY 11368

Ticket Price:  To save on tickets, purchase your tickets in advance before May 4, 2013 online at www.themamasexpo.com to save a minimum of 15% off the Mamas Expo Access Ticket.  Ticket includes all-day admission to New York Hall of Science, access to the Mamas Expo and events, access to New York’s largest Science Playground, plus one round of Rocket Park Mini Golf.

Mamas Expo Advance Access Ticket:

$17 Adult (18+)

$13 Child (2-17), Student (w/ID), Senior (62+)/ Under 2 Free

(15% off Adult regular price / 19% off Child Regular Price)

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door for full price.  Each ticket includes general admission for one, access to the Mama’s Expo, 1 ticket to the Science Playground, and 1 any-time voucher for Mini-Golf (valid for 1 round of Rocket Park Mini Golf, which expires June 5, 2013).

A limited number of Mamas Expo VIP Tickets are available for online advance purchase only.  VIP tickets are $30 per person (pay one price for adults, children, students, seniors) and include all components of the Advance Access Ticket PLUS an exclusive Gift Bag including sample products and savings.  VIP tickets must be purchased in advance to guarantee your gift bag.  To purchase VIP tickets, please visit www.themamasexpo.com.

About The Mamas Network

The Mamas Network is a series of online resources and social communities built by parents for parents including websites, events, and social media hubs.  By using local experts and real parent reviews we have built a community where parents can connect.  The Mamas Network includes Queens Mamas, Brooklyn Mamas, Long Island Mamas, and the upcoming 2013 Mamas Expo. Visit www.themamasnetwork.com for more information.

About the New York Hall of Science

The New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) presents 450 exhibits, demonstrations and design spaces that explain science, technology, engineering, and math.  A visit to NYSCI is a hands-on, energetic educational experience where you can indulge your curiosity and nurture your creativity. NYSCI offers professional development for teachers, produces curricula and resources for classrooms, and studies how technology, gaming and play affect how we learn. NYSCI was founded at the 1964-65 World’s Fair and has evolved into New York’s center for interactive science serving a half million students, teachers, and families each year.

From April through August, NYSCI is open 9:30 am–5 pm Monday-Friday and 10 am–6 pm on weekends. For directions and other information, visit www.nysci.org or call 718-699-0005.

For more information about The New Mama Expo, or for press attendance, please contact: mama@themamasnetwork.com.

Disclosure:  I have received free VIP access to The Mamas Expo as a member of the press in exchange for this post.

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  1. biculturalmama / Apr 19 2013 9:30 PM

    Thanks for posting!

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