Alice in the Bronx!

Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic, Alice in Wonderland, is a tale about a young girl whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. The words on the page come alive as Alice recites the Jabberwocky and learns how to overcome her own fears. Presented by the Hampstead Stage Company. For ages 4 and older. Friday, April

BronxMama Pick

There are so many events going on in your local parks, it’s hard to name all of them- but this one is just too cool to not mention! Seal Shore Safari Sunday, March 13, 2011 12:00 p.m. Seals hang out by the beach between December and March and you’ll get to see them during low tide. Dress appropriately and bring your own binoculars if you have them. Location : Orchard

Bronx Stories at the Bronx Museum-FREE Event

The Bronx Museum of the Arts is launching Bronx Talks: Bronx Stories, a public program highlighting the diversity of experiences that exist in the borough, as expressed through personal narratives. Storytelling, a powerful way for people to connect with one another and with art, will be the main feature. Bronx Stories will showcase performances by storytellers, musicians, poets, artists, and dancers that are inspired by their Bronx experiences and by

Wave Hill Events!

Plan some sweet time at Wave Hill on Valentine’s Day weekend. Saturday brings a heartening Family Art Project and an unusually sweet cooking demonstration. Both days you can sign up to join Winter Workspace artist Ruth Marshall for an extraordinary knitting workshop keyed to endangered species. Early Sunday, take all your valentines, big and small, on a Discovery Walk with naturalist Gabriel Willow. How sweet! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via

Stop 'N' Swap in the Bronx this Saturday!

As 2011 begins, so does the annual ritual of cleaning out the old and beginning anew.  Familiar resolutions of being more organized and having a smaller environmental footprint raise the same question: what to do with all this “stuff?” GrowNYC, a local environmental non-profit, offers one solution with Stop ‘N’ Swap events which will span the five boroughs in January and February.  The community is invited to bring unwanted but

Bronx Social Media Week event @ PeaceLove

*BronxMama Nicole Perrino is one of the panelist! The Bronx is celebrating Social Media Week NY with a panel discussion with local bloggers and journalists. This event is from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the PeaceLove Cafe, 617 Melrose Ave. Free admission. For more info, visit here. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend


Jacobi Medical Center Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 7 PM Free Event The Latin words con andspirare translate as “to breathe together,” an attitude reflected in Conspirare’s Grammy-nominated vocal artistry and innovative programming. Audiences are invited to explore this inspiring mix of folk, spiritual, and classical choral repertoire. Free health screenings provided by Jacobi Medical Center will be held in the Rotunda at 6 PM. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share

Don't Forget: FREE Rooftop Films this Thursday!

P-Star Rising follows Priscilla Star Diaz, an adorable and precocious little girl, who at age 9 tells her single-father, Jesse, “I am going to become a rapper and fulfill your dreams of succeeding in the music business.” When Jesse discovers that his youngest daughter, Priscilla, can rap and perform, he sees redemption for his own failed music career and financial salvation for his family and commits his life to making

Rooftop Films in the Bronx Feb 3rd

Rooftop Films returns to the Bronx’s Bruckner Bar and Grill with Gabriel Noble’s gritty, heart wrenching documentary P-Star Rising. When Jesse discovers that his youngest daughter, Priscilla, can rap and perform, he sees redemption for his own failed music career and financial salvation for his family and commits his life to making her a star. We follow the father-daughter duo through the grit and glamour of the music industry, capturing


Watch an animated feature with your entire family under the stars at a community garden in New York City as NYRP hosts a series of free Friday night movies! WHAT: New York Restoration Project (NYRP) invites New Yorkers to join NYRP for free outdoor movies beneath the stars at Family Movie Nights in August at NYRP community gardens. The animated features are family-friendly, and are shown on a large screen


FRIDAY, August 13th, 2010 6–10PM AFRICANÍSIMO 4: FREE Summer Outdoor Film! AT THE ANDREW FREEDMAN HOME – FRONT LAWN* 1125 GRAND CONCOURSE AT MCCLELLAN ST. B/W 166 & 167TH STREETS A special screening of: “YOUSSOU N’DOUR: I BRING WHAT I LOVE” Dir. by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi + Animated shorts by Piniang (Former artist-in-residence at the Bronx Museum) Performances by Asase Yaa (Ivory Coast,Guinea, Mali) DJ Laylo (Afrobeat, High Life, Reggae)

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