Bronx Kids

Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Optimum is hosting an essay contest for middle and high school students. Details are below: Essay Topic:  Name a Latino, past or present, with whom you would choose to spend a day and explain why. Deadline is November 2, 2015 Enter in the Middle School or High School Category – write an essay of 500 words or less. Grand Prize:  $2,500 Scholarship First Prize: 

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, AUGUST 22   FAMILY ART PROJECT: DELICATE DRAGONFLY WINGS Study these ancient insects and see them flying upwards and downwards, backwards and forwards, or hovering mid-air. Create delicate and shimmering dragonfly wings using transparent and brightly colored—even metallic—materials. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Wings over Wave Hill event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, AUGUST 23   FAMILY ART PROJECT: DELICATE DRAGONFLY WINGS Study these ancient

Sneak Peek at Amazon Original Series Wishenpoof

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are our own.  Looking for a new series for the little ones to watch? Angela Santomero (of “Blue’s Clues” and “Super Why!” has now brought us Wishenpoof, a new Amazon Original animated preschool series about a girl named Bianca who solves issues both with and without her magic. Available on August 14th to all Amazon Prime members, Wishenpoof teaches young ones about the power

Kids Rule Weekend at Lehman College

Saturday and Sunday August 1 and 2 from 12-5 – it’s The Kids Rule Weekend! Fun, games, magic shows, children’s theatre, water-slides and pony rides – all outdoors on the beautiful Lehman College campus – all FREE! Why?……because Kids Rule! More info here. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JULY 25   FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUTTERFLY HABITAT HATS See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite shrub or flowering bush. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active movable landscape. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Wings over Wave Hill event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, JULY

Family Performances at the Bronx Zoo

Summer is in full swing here in the Bronx: outdoor movies, free concerts, and lots of fun happening at the Bronx Zoo. In celebration of the renovation for the Children’s Zoo, the zoo will be hosting a series of family performances for you and your family to come out and enjoy! The performers will each be helping to celebrate the wildlife on our planet, helping to promote the value of

High Bridge Festival

Saturday, July 25, 2015 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Join NYC Parks for The High Bridge Festival at Highbridge Park, on both the Manhattan and Bronx sides of the Harlem River! The High Bridge Festival celebrates the historic reopening of the High Bridge, NYC’s oldest standing bridge. This free event has something for everyone to enjoy. Activities include: Bridge Making Workshop by the Bronx Children’s Museum Walking tours of the High Bridge Puppet Mobile

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JULY 11    FAMILY ART PROJECT: FRIENDLY VEGETABLES AND MICROBES With visiting artist and sculptor S.E. Nash, visit edible plants growing here at Wave Hill. Then, through the lens of a microscope, take a close-up look at the fantastic inner structures of fermented and fresh vegetables. Culture a mixed-media collage out of cardboard pieces, recycled materials and burlap. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL

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