Calendar

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9:00 am
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program. Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka,
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 17 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Participants will create cute arts and crafts projects to keep, or give as a gift to their favorite person. (Ages 6 – 12 years old). Schedule January Key – Wind Chime Make: an eco-friendly wind chime out of keys. February – Cardboard Owl Craft March – Rolled and Folded Magazine Paper Project
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:30 pm
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods. You can dress the kids in their cutest whimsical outfits for the photo shoot. Do not forget your cameras. (ages 0-10 years)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in 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
9:00 am
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program. Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka,
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue. We will be providing these materials. We advise that participants bring any other materials they might like to use (like any magazine images or computer printouts along with any small objects they would like to incorporate into their collage). Schedule January – Whimsical Winter Wonder Collage using mixed media January –
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 18 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism, and 3D Illusion. Drop in for a program, or try them all! January: Whimsical Winter Wonder… on Cardboard January: Whimsical Winter Wonder… Silhouettes & Abstracts February: Valentines Kirigami Greeting Cards February: 3D Illusion Wavy Heart March: Painted Rocks Pointillism March: Painted Rocks Nature
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:30 pm
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods. You can dress the kids in their cutest whimsical outfits for the photo shoot. Do not forget your cameras. (ages 0-10 years)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
9:00 am
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program. Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka,
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
The facilitator will introduce the concept of imaginative arts. Participants are encouraged to use their imagination for ideas, as well as take inspiration from the current exhibition. Because our participants are fluid and changing, weekly instruction needs to be repeated each week, to help new participants keep up. Facilitator will introduce imaginative techniques: Some pieces will take the four weeks to complete. Participants are encouraged to take their time and
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Kids go on an expressive arts journey inspired by times, current exhibition, season, language, literary works, and their own ideas. Children will be encouraged to discuss, plan, excite, inspire and support each other. Schedule January – Whimsical Winter Wonder on Cardboard February – Reading of Love You Forever by Robert Munsc: Discuss and share thoughts February – Recreate Short Written Piece Inspired by Love You Forever for a family member
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
2:30 pm
Kids will create art inspired by the season. Winter brings great beauty and inspiration for little artists to get creative. Parents may join their children. Schedule January – Spray and Squeeze Art Painting February – Yarn-Wrapped Hearts March – Balloon Painting
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:30 pm
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods. You can dress the kids in their cutest whimsical outfits for the photo shoot. Do not forget your cameras. (ages 0-10 years)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 20 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
8:00 am
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park. Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening. Rain or shine, there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park! Please note : Volunteers younger than 18 years old are required to present a signed guardian’s consent to participate or have
Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)
9:00 am
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program. Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka,
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 20 @ 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)
Jan 20 @ 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)
10:00 am
Meet artist and entomologist Lawrence Forcella , founder of God of Insects , and find out what it’s like to study, collect, breed and “wrangle” insects from around the world. Zoom in for a closer look at Forcella’s rare, museum-quality displays, observe live specimens and create your own sketches and drawings of some of the giant, rare insects from his extensive collection. All skill levels welcome. Ages 12 and older
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Patch a green world together with Wave Hill Winter Workspace visiting artist Pedro Ramirez , and make a collaborative, indoor “living sculpture.” Working on a premade structure created by Ramirez, use clay slip to add pieces of sod made from burlap and sprouted plants like clover and millet, in a process that represents green husbandry for the planet. Then sprout your own small burlap and clay piece to grow at
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Our Urban Park Rangers are well versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepred for any situation, a wilderness survival program is perfect for you. Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly. All
Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home. Parents are invited to join their little ones in the activities. Schedule January – Mixed Media Paper Unicorn February – Diwali Paper Diyas March – Brown Paper Bag Puppets
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:30 pm
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods. You can dress the kids in their cutest whimsical outfits for the photo shoot. Do not forget your cameras. (ages 0-10 years)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 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
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
10:00 am
Patch a green world together with Wave Hill Winter Workspace visiting artist Pedro Ramirez , and make a collaborative, indoor “living sculpture.” Working on a premade structure created by Ramirez, use clay slip to add pieces of sod made from burlap and sprouted plants like clover and millet, in a process that represents green husbandry for the planet. Then sprout your own small burlap and clay piece to grow at
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Split Rock has been a Pelham landmark, some say, for as long as there has been a Pelham. As its name implies, the gigantic boulder seems to have been split in half. It has a colorful history and has been associated with a variety of local legends and traditions. Our Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpreting historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history, and will
Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park)
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. Artists in Session 1 of this program are Tomie Arai , Camille Hoffman , Pedro Ramirez , Jessica Rohrer , Jean Shin and Austin Thomas . Free with admission to the grounds.
Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2:00 pm
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
9:00 am
The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program. Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka,
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Jan 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Please note: this event has been cancelled. Participants will bring their recyclable items to upcycle to art using various mediums to achieve a decorative affect. Please be aware a piece may take a few weeks to complete. Participants should bring an item they wish to work on (bottles, boxes, cans, containers, plastic, wood, carton). Avoid soft plastics that crush or easily bend. Participants may take inspiration from the season or
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
11:00 am
Please note: this event has been cancelled. This is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and picture communication. Staff, family, and college students are welcome.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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