Calendar

Please note: Events are subject to change. Please always check with event organizers for updated information.

Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Ray Felix presents a dark, yet whimsical tale based on the life of Edgar Allen Poe while residing in the Bronx. Based on both fact and fiction, “Poe is the Raven” gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe. Inspired by his visits to Poe Cottage, Ray Felix became intrigued by spiritual ether surrounding the Poe property and the stories told by the long time
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Oct 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home. October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet December: Spin Drum Crafts
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Studio Art is a special workshop that will teach youth 6 – 13 years old how to draw, paint, and create sculptures. It is recommended the students come each week to build their portfolio. At the end of the session the artwork will be displayed. Amy is the instructor and an artist herself. She is excited to bring her knowledge and passion to the youth. There are two sessions on
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
7:30 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Victor and Victoria’s families have arranged their marriage. Though they like each other, Victor is nervous about the ceremony. While he’s in a forest practicing his lines for the wedding, a tree branch becomes a hand that drags him to the land of the dead. It belongs to Emily, who was murdered
Poe Park
7:30 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here’s your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the NY Rollin’ Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it’s guaranteed to be tons of fun and you’ll come back every week for more action!
West Bronx Recreation Center
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Ray Felix presents a dark, yet whimsical tale based on the life of Edgar Allen Poe while residing in the Bronx. Based on both fact and fiction, “Poe is the Raven” gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe. Inspired by his visits to Poe Cottage, Ray Felix became intrigued by spiritual ether surrounding the Poe property and the stories told by the long time
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
10:00 am
Using the intimate space of the journal page, depict human-made elements in the landscape in this outdoor workshop. Artist Wennie Huang shares traditional and alternative journal formats and provides individual guidance on drawing and plein-air techniques. Basic materials provided; participants receive a short list of additional recommended materials. This four-session workshop continues October 26, November 2, and November 9.
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
This workout exercises the whole body through dance and movement.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
This class engages special needs adults through art for self expression. Special needs adults work on canvas, paper, and multiple mediums to create work they can be proud of. Please call to schedule your group’s visit with us. Groups are scheduled on a monthly basis, due to large number of participating agencies and individuals.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Oct 19 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
Adults 18 years old and older with physical and mental disabilities are invited to learn and train like an Olympian at our Olypmic sports workshop. Participants will learn and play various sports including; volleyball, track, soccer, basketball/netball, and more! A recreation center membership and registration are required. For more information and to register email: Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov
St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
6:00 pm
  This October, celebrate life by giving back. Raymour & Flanigan is partnering with Thirsty Brushes for a Paint & Sip fundraiser in our showroom. Artist Donnie Rogers will guide you step by step in creating a beautiful piece of art to take home. Tickets are $25 and must be purchased in advance at www.donnierogersart.com/survivor-celebration. All proceeds, along with a donation on behalf of Raymour & Flanigan, will benefit the American
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Community Parks Initiative is a $318 million program to engage New Yorkers in transforming local parks by dedicating resources to make these parks great public spaces. Prospect Playground will undergo a community-focused redesign and reconstruction. Attend our Public Input Meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Prospect Playground.
PS 211
Oct 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here’s your chance to learn from the best! Scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the wheelchair basketball team, it’s guaranteed to be tons of fun and you’ll come back every week for more action!
St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
6:30 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge, intimidating monster with blue fur, large purple spots and horns. His scare assistant, best friend and roommate is Mike Wazowski, a green, opinionated, feisty little one-eyed monster.
Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
Oct 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Ray Felix presents a dark, yet whimsical tale based on the life of Edgar Allen Poe while residing in the Bronx. Based on both fact and fiction, “Poe is the Raven” gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe. Inspired by his visits to Poe Cottage, Ray Felix became intrigued by spiritual ether surrounding the Poe property and the stories told by the long time
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm
1:00 pm
Check out Swale, the edible forest garden that sits atop a floating platform on the Bronx River and functions as a sculpture and a FREE educational tool. Come by for Seed Saving and Food Forestry Tours this weekend. Visit swaleny.org for more information. Swale Every Friday–Sunday 1pm-7pm Swale is a floating food forest built atop a barge that travels to piers in New York City, offering educational programming and welcoming visitors to harvest herbs,
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Six curators, critics or gallerists will meet individually with artists to give feedback on their work with a focus on emerging artists who do project-based and site-based work.
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
  ABOUT THE XM CAFE Located on the main floor of the Museum, the XM Cafe is a perfect place to have a quick lunch or a relaxing cappuccino before attending a public program or after visiting the Museum galleries.   The XM Cafe comfortably seats over twenty guests  in a light-filled, contemporary setting. The XM Cafe also serves as a venue for performances, presentations and other special events.  
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
The Fun Fridays series continues at Virginia Park with a Drum Circle. Drums will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Return to the park on October 27 for Day of the Dead with BxArts Factory. Come celebrate the Mexican tradition Day of the Dead creating paper flowers, face painting, book binding and listening to Mexican music. About the Public Art: Lovie Pignata’s public art project activates a
Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park)
6:00 pm
Enjoy a drum circle in Virginia Park in collaboration with the public artwork Daylighting by Lovie Pignata and Loving the Bronx. This event is free and great for all ages and is part of a series of weekly community building events in the park. Lovie Pignata’s public art project activates a blacktop with a bold, painted replica of the nearby Bronx River, highlighting the importance of this waterway. She has
Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park)
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
8:00 am
Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org .
Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
9:00 am
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team for our Fall Citywide Stewardship Day! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive species knotweed and wineberry in Van Cortlandt Park! Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Please bring your own water bottle. Space is limited and registration is required for this event; please register here . Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied
Stockbridge Indian Memorial (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15
Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15
Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
Ray Felix presents a dark, yet whimsical tale based on the life of Edgar Allen Poe while residing in the Bronx. Based on both fact and fiction, “Poe is the Raven” gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe. Inspired by his visits to Poe Cottage, Ray Felix became intrigued by spiritual ether surrounding the Poe property and the stories told by the long time
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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