Calendar

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

Apr 25 @ 11:00 am – Apr 26 @ 12:00 am
11:00 am
Learn basic sign language for communication. This program is offered to adults.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
9:00 am
Visit Poe Park Visitor Center for our new exhibit City Birds by Elana Amity. The exhibit will be on view at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuedays through Saturdays from March 4 through March 29. There will be an opening reception with a Q&A session on Saturday, March 11. About City Birds Raised in the Bronx, Elana Amity visited Poe Park numerous times. As a young child she roamed
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
10:00 am
Adults will create miniature works of art (4″x6″ to 2.5″x3.5″), from delicate miniature paper cuttings to vintage art and painted rocks, to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one. Le Petit Art Schedule April: Delicate Paper Cutting May: Vintage ACEO Art June: Painted Animal Rocks
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 26 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
11:30 am
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression. Day groups must schedule in advance to participate, as space is limited.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 26 @ 2:45 pm – 4:30 pm
2:45 pm
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Make a cute butterfly out of ordinary paper rolls. This program is suitable for kids ages six to 12 years old. Recycle to Art Program Schedule April: Paper Roll Butterfly May: News Paper Flower Art June: Popsicle Stick Puppets
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
Visit Poe Park Visitor Center for our new exhibit City Birds by Elana Amity. The exhibit will be on view at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuedays through Saturdays from March 4 through March 29. There will be an opening reception with a Q&A session on Saturday, March 11. About City Birds Raised in the Bronx, Elana Amity visited Poe Park numerous times. As a young child she roamed
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 27 @ 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)
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Engaging special needs adults through art for self expression. Groups must schedule in advance to participate, as space is limited.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 27 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
2:30 pm
April is poetry month! On Put A Poem in Your Pocket Day, bring a poem to share with us! If you do not have a poem, one will be provided. Poems may be original, classic or contemporary, funny, cute, or serious. Poems must be family-friendly; appropriate for all ages. This program is suitable for ages six to adult.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:45 pm
Create a cute, fun 3D apple out of paper. This program is suitable for ages six to 12 years old. Creative 3D Arts Schedule April: 3D Paper Sculptured Apple May: Make 3D gift for Mom June: Make a Father’s Day Key Chain Charm
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
9:00 am
Visit Poe Park Visitor Center for our new exhibit City Birds by Elana Amity. The exhibit will be on view at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuedays through Saturdays from March 4 through March 29. There will be an opening reception with a Q&A session on Saturday, March 11. About City Birds Raised in the Bronx, Elana Amity visited Poe Park numerous times. As a young child she roamed
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
1:00 pm
Wave Hill’s landscape includes magnificent old trees, rare species, and native beauties. Wander through the gardens on this special walk with Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites from the living collection. Free with admission to the grounds.
Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
1:00 pm
Decorate bottles using party napkins. Bring your own clean bottles and your favorite party napkins. This program is offered to adults. Multimedia Arts Program Schedule April: Decoupage Bottle Art Napkins May: Vintage Bottles June: Trinket Boxes
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:45 pm
This fun painting activity uses pom poms to create a beautiful Easter egg on paper. This program is offered to kids ages six to 12 years old? Seasonal Arts and Crafts Program Schedule April: Pom Pom Easter Egg Painting May: Q-Tip Painted Hand Print June: Colorful Rainbow Mobile
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
9:00 am
Visit Poe Park Visitor Center for our new exhibit City Birds by Elana Amity. The exhibit will be on view at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Tuedays through Saturdays from March 4 through March 29. There will be an opening reception with a Q&A session on Saturday, March 11. About City Birds Raised in the Bronx, Elana Amity visited Poe Park numerous times. As a young child she roamed
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 29 @ 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
With wax crayons and paper in hand, visit some of Wave Hill’s treasured trees and have a tactile experience through observation, touch, and simple, but rich, bark rubbings. Using these rubbings, work with burlap, cheesecloth, strips of leather, craft paper and yarn to create a collection of rich textures and bark-inspired designs. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
Apr 29 @ 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)
11:00 am
Join the Bronx River Alliance recreation team in a morning of safety training and canoeing basics for our upcoming on water volunteer opportunities and upcoming events.
Concrete Plant Park
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Join us 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)
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening. All supplies are for registered GreenThumb community gardens only and are available on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. On-site pick-up only. If picking up for more than one garden, you must RSVP by calling (212) 602-5300. There will also be a Square Foot Gardening demonstration from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Melrose New Generation Community Garden
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Please note : this project was rescheduled from April 1 due to weather. This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Stewards of Lower Brust Park to help clean up of Brust Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Lower Brust Park Entrance (in Brust Park)
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Kids ages five and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill. Arborists from Almstead Tree and Shrub Care, who generously sponsor this free program, are on hand to assist budding arborists, as well as answer questions about the big old trees at Wave Hill. Free, and admission to the
Wave Hill
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
11:00 am
Wave Hill’s wonderful collection of trees is complemented by some equally fine specimens outside our walls. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads an easy walk to meet some of our most impressive, arboreal neighbors.
Wave Hill
1:00 pm
Trees play an integral role in landscape design, from defining garden spaces to softening architecture and acting as focal points. Take a spring stroll with Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer to see how trees enhance the design of the gardens at Wave Hill. This walk repeats on Sunday, April 30. Free with admission to the grounds.
Wave Hill
2:00 pm
The juniper berry is one of the few flavorings to come from a conifer tree. Offering a hint of resin with a slight tang of citrus, it features in the traditional cuisines of Scandinavia and many other regions of Europe. Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day explains the origin of this evocative spice while a chef from Great Performances inspires with some freshly prepared recipes. Free with admission to the grounds.
Wave Hill
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2:00 pm
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O’-Joy tea cup and tea bag. Materials needed : #4 bright color of your choice yarn for the tea cup and a color for your favorite tea (cherry, mint, lemon, etc) and string, size F crochet hook, tapestry needle,7mm safety eyes, stitch marker, and poly-fill. (Adults)
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2:00 pm
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
The Human Odyssey Series, curated by Malcom Betts, is a monthly performance showcase series exploring the human connection between the performer and audience. It challenges ideas of self-identity within the movement practices or any other forms of disciplinary practices. This showcase will consist of three dance-based art performances ranging from 15 to 20 minutes. Black Bodies Gone Down – Malcolm Betts is a dance-based performance focusing around themes of using
Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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