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The Great School Search

Even though this school year hasn’t even finished yet, parents of those starting school in the Fall of 2010 should have already started the process of finding the schools you are interested in for your child. Whether you are looking into public, private or charter schools, now is the time to tour the prospective schools and be ready for next years application. Below are some sites to help you in

For the Parents

Free Personal Finance Course When: 11-25-2009, 6:00PM – 8:00PM Phone: 718-933-3101 Address: 2751 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY Fee: FREE Learn how to take control your finance and work towards long-term financial stability at Concourse House on Wednesdays, starting in November from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. The course will cover banking, goal setting, budgeting, debt management, credit and much more. All for free! Those that attend can also meet with a

Turkey Giveaway

Turkey Giveaway When: 11-24-2009, 3:00pm-6:00pm Phone: 3472684503 Address: 833 St.Anns ave bronx,ny 10456 Fee: $0 AfterDark and Da Click Family are giving away 115 frozen turkeys to help families for this Thanksgiving Day..One turkey per household. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Lincoln Institute Opening New Charter School

IMAGINATION ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL: A Lincoln Center Institute School Imagination. Rigor. Community. College Readiness. WHAT:      Come learn about the South Bronx’s newest charter school:  Imagination Academy! WHO: We’re interested in meeting with parents of current third graders because these students will be eligible to enroll in IACS’s first fifth grade class in September 20011. WHERE: The New York Public Library: Hunt’s Point Branch, 877 Southern Boulevard (at Tiffany St.) WHEN:

Christmas 2009

We all know how quickly the holidays go by, so BronxMama is already starting to add Christmas events. Keep checking back, since more will be added! To see the events: Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

A Chance to Give Back

Every year when Thanksgiving rolls around we give thanks for everything we are fortunate in having. We teach our kids to be appreciative of the food on our tables and the clothes on their back. Here’s a chance to really show your thanks: Immaculate Conception Church is asking for volunteers to help assemble food baskets to give away to the poor on Saturday November 2st. For more information, Digg this

FREE Government Supported Cell Phone

SafeLink Wireless is a government supported program that provides a free cell phone and airtime each month for income-eligible customers Visit here for more information. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

$5 Horse-Drawn Carraige Rides at the Bronx Zoo

Weekends, Nov 7–Dec 27 The Bronx Zoo’s beloved Clydesdale horses Ranger, Jesse, and Monty have once again trotted into the spotlight to take guests on festive wagon rides, Saturdays & Sundays beginning November 7. The Clydesdale—a high-stepping draft horse—is in its element when at work, whether in the field or at the head of a cart. At the zoo, they enjoy long walks with their keepers, being brushed, and the

Thanksgiving 2009

*10:00 am Sunday November 22nd: Turkey Count Hike Pelham Bay Park at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (895 Shore Road) FREE (718) 885-3467 *11:00 am Saturday November 28th: Post Turkey Day Super Hike A post-Thanksgiving tradition! Come with the Rangers on a long hike to work off those extra helpings of stuffing and potatoes.  Wear comfortable shoes and bring water and a healthy snack. Van Cortlandt Park FREE  (718) 548-0912 *Bronxmama recommends!

Last Two Weeks to See Kiku at The NYBG!

                Kiku in the Japanese Autumn Garden October 17–November 15, 2009 This marks the third and final year of the Botanical Garden’s elaborate presentation of kiku (Japanese for chrysanthemum). Hours and Prices Open Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Adults: $20 Seniors: $18 Students (with valid ID): $18 Children (2–12 years): $8 Children under 2: Free http://nybg.org/kiku09/ Digg this post Recommend on Facebook

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