Looking for 2015 round up? Here it is: http://bronxmama.com/2015/07/01/july-4th-weekend-in-the-bronx-2/
It might not be the beautiful July 4th weather we were hoping for, but the weekend seems hopeful. Check out a few things to do this weekend for those are staying local. Of course there is always your local pool to cool off and Orchard Beach. NYC Parks also has a great guide for this weekend that also includes the other boroughs.
Friday July 4th
Spend the rainy afternoon in the Ross Gallery at the New York Botanical Garden
In homage to the beauty of the botanical world’s most bizarre flora, the New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on visually unusual plants chosen by the artists themselves.
View the results of their efforts, 46 captivating paintings and illustrations of exotic specimens, on display in the Ross Gallery.
Adults: $20; Students/Seniors: $18; Children 2-12: $10; Children under 2: Free; Members: Free
Venture off to Coney Island or near the Brooklyn Bridge for some fireworks!
at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn , Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn
Fourth of July Fireworks makes its return to the East River and lights up the night from one of New York’s most famous landmarks—the Brooklyn Bridge!
at Coney Island Boardwalk (in ), Brooklyn
On July 4th, the weekly fireworks show turns into a true spectacular for our Independence Day celebration. Head down to the beach and boardwalk to see this unique and wonderful event, the perfect cap to the national holiday.
Saturday July 5th
Build a Bug House at Home Depot
All Home Depot Locations
Sand Art & Scrapbooking
Take the kids to see Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band
When: July 4, 5, & 6
Where: Grizzly Corner
Time*: 12:30, 2, 3:30
* All shows are 30 minutes
Watch fireworks in Co-op City
Co-op City Little League Field, located at 177 Dreiser Loop.
No parking will be available on Saturday from Bellamy Loop North to Pear Tree Avenue.
Sunday July 6th
Independence Day Celebration
Pelham Parkway South and Holland Avenue
Make an outdoor, mushroom fairy-ring at Wave Hill
10:00 AM to 1:0o PM
Wave Hill House