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It's My Park at Wakefield Playground - Spring Cleaning!

When: April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Wakefield Playground

Please note : this project was rescheduled from April 1 due to weather. This It’s My Park season, volunteer with T.O.P Soccer for Spring Cleaning 2017! Volunteers will help scrub the playground equipment at Wakefield Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Wakefield Playground - Spring Cleaning!

When: April 1, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Wakefield Playground

Please note: this event has been postponed until April 8 due to weather. This It’s My Park season, volunteer with T.O.P Soccer for Spring Cleaning 2017! Volunteers will help scrub the playground equipment at Wakefield Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!

Valentine's Day Activities in the Bronx

Love is in the air! Here’s a list of what’s happening in the month of February to celebrate Valentine’s Day. We will add more events as we hear about them, so check back frequently!   Cupid’s Valentine Musical Tuesday February 2nd, 10:15am Eastchester Library, www.nypl.org Interactive musical delivering the performing arts in creative, hands-on musical experiences for kids of all ages. Children become “stars on stage” in this unique and

Bronx Libraries Extend Hours

Grab that library card (or sign up for one!) and head to your local library- many NYC locations just announced they have extended their hours and we have the scoop on the Bronx libraries.   Here is a list of Bronx branches who extended their hours. Check www.nypl.com for additional information. Hunts Point Melrose West Farms Francis Martin Jerome Park Sedgwick Mosholu Riverdale Spuyten Duyvil Van Cortlandt Woodlawn Heights High

Getting Involved in 2016

Happy New Year! We are so excited to enter another year here in the Bronx and see what is in store for us. If getting more involved in your community is on your list of resolutions this year, connecting with your local Community Board is a great place to start. In fact, many of the Bronx community boards have Facebook pages that makes staying informed and involved even easier. Let

2015 PAL Playstreet Bronx Locations

For over 100 years, the Police Athletic League (PAL) has provided safe places to play and learn for thousands of Bronx children through PAL’s Summer Playstreets Program. PAL is launching its 2015 Summer Playstreets in the Bronx on Monday, July 6th. New York City youngsters play traditional sidewalk games, develop their creativity through the arts, and learn from a wide range of educational, recreational and cultural arts specialists. PAL’s Summer

Ringing in the New Year

If it isn’t exciting enough that our very own Bronx native U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor will be triggering the ball drop on NYE, there other fun New Years events to be excited over. New Years Eve Chinese Ribbon Dance Workshop at the Wakefield Library Learn the Chinese ribbon dance! Margaret Yuen, Director of the Red Silk Dancers will demonstrate the dance and show you how to wave a

Gunhill Road Ramble

Join the Bronx River Alliance for their monthly RAMBLE This month the group will be exploring GUN HILL Rd / E233rd Street 10am Tour will follow the path of the Old Bronx River Parkway from Gun Hill Rd to East 233rd St at Muskrat Cove (approx 1.5 miles) through the communities of Wakefield, Williamsbridge and Woodlawn. The collection of 1920’s and 1030’s apartment buildings along Bronx Blvd will be highligted.Meet at

Rainy Day Picks

Visit the Hall of Fame for Great Americans at Bronx Community College. This New York landmark institution founded in 1900 honors prominent Americans who have had a significant impact on this nation’s history. Open to the public for self-guided tours daily, between the hours of 10:00am and 5:00pm. 2155 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10453 · (718) 289-5100   Check out the Maritime Industry Museum at Maritime College.Touring the museum is like

Mommyhood Overwhelming? You're Not Alone!

Despite the thousands of items designed to “simplify” moms’ lives today, a recent survey conducted by Ivory revealed 80 percent of American moms think motherhood is actually more complicated today than it was 20 years ago. And while they may be more stressed out and busier than ever, almost nine out of 10 moms think they’re doing a better job balancing it all than their mothers did. The national survey

Love Your Block Grant Awards

The Love Your Block Grant Awards is a partnership that involves the Mayor’s NYC Service division, Citizens Committee for New York City, and volunteer-led neighborhood groups that wish to beautify and revitalize their blocks. This multi-faceted program -now in its third year- combines grant money, project planning assistance, and a variety of key city services that all go towards supporting grassroots groups in their block beautification efforts.

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