Calendar

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

Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. The artwork featured will focus on the following themes: The drive to feed one’s family, to provide a decent shelter for self and loved ones, to belong, and to leave a legacy. The event intends to showcase the similarities and differences of Ugandans’ daily life compared to that of an
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 21 @ 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)
Sep 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Get your creative juices flowing with imaginative art. Cell phone photography is part of the activities. Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect Needed: Cell phone camera Monthly Kids Imaginative Arts Projects July: 3D Illusion – Stand it Up, 3D Hole, Sliding Water Drop, Floating Sphere August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore (2D and 3D combined)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 21 @ 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)
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! George Beard and Harold Hutchins are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them into different classes, the mischievous boys accidentally hypnotize him into thinking that he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. Know Before You
Cedar Playground
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. The artwork featured will focus on the following themes: The drive to feed one’s family, to provide a decent shelter for self and loved ones, to belong, and to leave a legacy. The event intends to showcase the similarities and differences of Ugandans’ daily life compared to that of an
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Get your imagination going. Create intriguing art to delight family and friends. For adults of all ages. Requires fine concentration. July: Decorative Wine Bottles August: Pencil Sketch and Things Galore September: Silhouettes Ablaze
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 22 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Kids have fun creating art inspired by the summer and holiday season. For ages 6 to 12 years old. Younger children are welcome with a parent or adult. Schedule July: Patriotic Red/White/Blue Hand August: Sand Craft Project September: Watercolor Circle Art
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 22 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
Family Yoga – 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Join us on the river for family yoga focused on mindfulness and relaxation for the whole family. Bring a mat and wear comfy clothes! Cooking Workshop – 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Vegetarian cooking demo showing how to use vegetables in delicious and culturally relevant ways. Demo will showcase different techniques for preparing vegetables. Movie Night : Ice Age: Collison Course –
Concrete Plant Park
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
Enjoy yoga 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 also installed
Corner of Westchester Avenue and White Plains Road (in Virginia Park)
8:00 pm
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Manny the mammoth starts to worry when his daughter Peaches announces her engagement. Still unlucky in love, Sid the sloth volunteers to plan the couple’s wedding. To Manny’s dismay, nothing can stop the upcoming nuptials, except maybe the end of the world. When Scrat accidentally launches himself into outer space, he sets
Concrete Plant Park
Sep 23 @ 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)
Sep 23 @ 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)
Sep 23 @ 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)
Sep 23 @ 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)
9:00 am
Join NYC Parks Stewardship as we care for our wetlands in celebration of National Estuaries Week! Volunteers will be restoring goose fencing in bare areas of Soundview’s marshland. Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes. Volunteers are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone. Please note: Registration is required. Please register here . This is
Leland Avenue and O'Brien Avenue (in Soundview Park)
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
9:00 am
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community. The artwork featured will focus on the following themes: The drive to feed one’s family, to provide a decent shelter for self and loved ones, to belong, and to leave a legacy. The event intends to showcase the similarities and differences of Ugandans’ daily life compared to that of an
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Come out on Saturdays for our Bike Ride Program! Free bike riding classes and bike skills training Explore exciting Bronx sites: Concrete Plant Park, Starlight Park, Crotona Park, Drew Playground, and Gouverneur Playground Physical activity for family and adults of all ages: 10 years and older Please note: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian to sign waiver but they can ride
Claremont Neighborhood Center
10:00 am
Be inspired by the local hilly landscape that makes up the waves of Wave Hill. Use small items found on the grounds and sculpt with air-dry clay, rocks, sticks and moss, plus other up-cycled materials. You may even add water to create mini pools and invent your own mini ecological landscape system. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Photo credit: Joshua Bright
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Bringing the Peace to remove litter and water our plants at Drew Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Drew Playground
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Get rid of this obnoxious yet sweet smelling weed with Urban Eco-Teens as your guides. Wear loose clothes and be ready to work
Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
Sep 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
Join ShapeupNYC, NYC Parks, NYC Service for a free Zumba class! Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings. This class is part
Concrete Plant Park
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Explore artwork on view in Glyndor Gallery on a family-friendly tour with a Curatorial Fellow. Children ages six and older are welcome with an adult. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Photo credit: Joshua Bright
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
1:00 pm
On select Saturdays, artists participating in Call & Response , the fall exhibition in Glyndor Gallery, will be presenting talks, readings, live music, performance art and workshops in and around the gallery. This Saturday, join Hilary Lorenz in a drop-in printmaking workshop. Inspired by the planters in the Alpine Garden, Lorenz created a rock garden with paper-pulp sculptures and printed plants. She is sharing her block-printing techniques with visitors. Free
Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)
1:00 pm
The Telling Our Stories writing workshop will focus on how to bring Latina women’s stories to the page so that their legacies are recorded for the future generations of Latina women. Facilitated by Maria Aponte, Founder and President of Latina 50 Plus. Maria is also an Arts Community Activist and an International Latino Book Award recipient. (Age 50 plus)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
1:00 pm
Follow the [red] brick road! Join us for a hands-on workshop where we’ll learn how to create beautiful brick pathways that your fellow gardeners will enjoy for years to come. Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.
River Garden
2:00 pm
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch. Make accessories for beginners level. Materials needed-Mercerized cotton thread #10 in three colors, steel crochet hook #6, 1/2″ buttons (3) Monthly Crochet Projects August: Delicate Crochet Bracelet – White or ecru mercerized cotton thread #10 #6 steel crochet hook. Learn
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects July: Paper Beads Bracelet August: Paper Picture Frame September: Cardboard Collage Art
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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