2017

Still Time to Get Your Thanksgiving Farm Stand Box

  Forget those subscription boxes. For $40 you can pick up a box of harvested fruits, vegetables and more from Libertad Urban Farm right here in the Bronx. Since last month, this local garden has been putting together these awesome farm boxes filled with both delicious harvested goods from them as well as food, eggs and meat grown and raised by local NYS farmers not commonly found in community grocery stores.

Bronx Children's Museum is Calling on Bronx Artists

  Calling all artists! With the Bronx Children’s Museum getting closer and closer to finally opening its doors, they are calling on local artists to submit design ideas for the new facility. There will be an upcoming info session to learn more about the RFQ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts on November 15th from 5 to 7pm. For more information, visit www.bronxchildrensmuseum.com. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share

Spanish Immersion School Offers Mommy & Me and After School Spanish Program

*Brought to you by Escuelita de Sofia Imagine your child getting their homework done.  Think about your son or daughter then having time for both free play and organized activities.  Then think about him/her learning Spanish in a fun and relaxing way and going outside….. We have a warm and caring environment at La Escuelita de Sofia.  While we promote and practice Spanish language learning, we understand that your child’s

What to Do with Kids on Election Day in the Bronx

  If you’re off tomorrow with the kids and looking for something to do after hitting the polls, we’ve got a few ideas for you. From arts and crafts to volunteer opportunities, it’s a great day to unplug and explore the borough.   Get crafty… Artistic Social will have open paint hours from 10am to 6pm at their studio. Choose a fun plastercraft and spend the afternoon painting. 2921 Westchester

Parents Still Need to Submit the School Meals Form to Help with Federal Funding

  School lunch may be free this year for all students in NYC public school, but the Department of Education wants to remind you that parents, regardless of income, must still complete a School Meals Form so that our schools get access to federal funding for this program and others. To complete your application, simply go to nyc.applyforlunch.com and fill out the application. If you have already added money to your

Free American Girl Books at Your Local Library

  If you haven’t already heard, American Girl is opening their new store in Rockefeller Plaza soon! And to celebrate, they’ve donated $1 million in free American Girl doll books to NYC kids and teens at New York Public Library locations across the city. Any child or teen with a New York Public Library card or who signs up for a card at their local branch will be eligible to

Holiday Photo Tips From Nikon and Techlicious

We’re officially in November! And that means the holidays are here in full force.  If you’re a procrastinator like me- here is your reminder that it’s time to plan those holiday card photos. To help you out, we’re sharing some tips from a Nikon & Techlicious event we went to for taking better holiday photos- as well as a few gadgets and accessories you might want to add to those lists

Recap: Halloween Costume Dance Party at the Huntington Library

  After our first Halloween Dance Party a few years ago, we decided to bring the fun back and host another bash. This year, we hosted the event at the Huntington Free Library in Westchester Square. A historical library, we knew it would be the perfect place for a haunting good time! Take a look at some of the fun we had, and be sure to make it out to

Places to See Pumpkins & Carve Your Own in the Bronx

Looking for some inspiration for your own pumpkin carving this weekend? We’ve rounded up some places in the Bronx to see, buy, and even carve your own pumpkins in the Bronx. Have a place to add? Comment below!   Pumpkin Carving at the Bronx Zoo Photo: Bronx Zoo For the last weekend of Boo at the Zoo, head over and watch some amazing pumpkin carving at the Dancing Crane Pavilion.

First Annual Artsmith Design Contest

  Calling all artists!  There’s still time to enter Artsmith’s First Annual T-Shirt Design Contest. Participants submit their design and then the public gets to vote on the finalists on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Winners receive prizes from CAT Footwear, From the Bronx, and more. The finalists will be chosen in two categories- adult and youth. The theme of the contest is “Street Art”. Submitted designs should showcase why the arts

Planning a Fun Halloween Party with Oriental Trading

Two witches, a butterfly, and a dabbin’ penguin (Penguin costume from Oriental Trading)   As I climbed to the top of the playroom closet the other day I noticed that aside from Christmas, Halloween comes in second place when it comes to the amount of decor I have. It’s so much fun hosting Halloween parties, so I’ve collected some great pieces over the years for both children and adult events. And if

New York Public Library Clears Fines On All Kid & Teen Accounts

  The NYPL knows how important the library can be for school aged kids. So on October 19th, 2017, they are offering a one-time fine amnesty. So head to your nearest branch to clear those past fines, and move on with a clean slate! Learn more below. For more information, visit www.nypl.org/newstart. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a

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