Outer Boroughs and Local Fun

Reindeer Games in Celebration of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer: The Musical

Recently a group of kids from WHEDCo had fun kicking off The Reindeer Games in celebration of the upcoming production of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer: The Musical coming to Madison Square Garden. Rudolph was joined by his good friend Hermey and radio station 95.5 PLJ’s host John Foxx to help the children compete in various carnival style games including a Santa themed bean bag toss, Antler ring toss, pin

Nearby: Halloween at Legoland Discovery Center

  Looking for some more Halloween fun before October is over? Legoland Discovery Center has you covered. Located under 30 minutes from the Bronx, young Lego fans can enjoy their favorite building blocks with a Halloween twist. We’re also sharing info on their Tot Tuesdays, Homeschooler Day, and Teacher Night! Brick-or-Treat (Weekends in October) – A ghoulishly good time is brewing at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Westchester during Brick-or-Treat! Little ghosts

Nearby: Dinosaurs After Dark

Across the George Washington Bridge in the land of New Jersey sits Fieldstation Dinosaurs- home to over thirty realistic life-sized dinos. After recently moving to their new location in Jersey, we’re excited to share that for the month of October they are once again doing Dinosaurs After Dark– an exciting twist on your usual visit to Fieldstation. Armed with only a flashlight to navigate the dark trails, families get to

Cirque du Soleil's Paramour

This week we had the chance to head into Manhattan and check out Cirque du Soleil’s Paramour at the Lyric Theater on Broadway. Already a fan of Cirque’s shows, we were excited to see them in a musical and blend both a Broadway story with their famous acrobatic performances. The story is set in the golden age of Hollywood, where a newly famous actress Indigo is forced to choose between love and

Nearby: “Bites and Brews” Food Tasting Event at Cross County Shopping Center

  Sampling of food, beer, non-alcoholic beverages and desserts from restaurants in Yonkers to be featured; Royal KhaoZ band to provide live music   WHEN:             Thursday, May 19                              6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.                    WHERE:                  Cross County Shopping Center 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers (Junction of NY State Thruway and Cross County Parkway)    WHAT:                     To celebrate SummerFest and the exciting dining options available in Yonkers, Cross County

Tuck Everlasting The Musical!

By Dalilah Smith-Santos Have your kids been bitten by the “Broadway Bug”?  My daughter sure has been (Lord help my bank account), so you can imagine our excitement when BronxMama was invited to join The Moms for a special preview of Tuck Everlasting The Musical last week.   Like me, many of you probably remember reading the award winning novel by Natalie Babbit as kids, maybe you remember imagining Winnie Foster running away

Nearby: Pinkster- African-American celebration of spring

  An African-American celebration of spring, Pinkster was held in the Hudson Valley as early as the 17th century. Filled with music, dance, food, and revelry, this cross-cultural festival re-creates the spring holiday with a rousing colonial-style celebration. Festivities include lively presentations of drumming and traditional dance, African folktales, and demonstrations of traditional African instruments and utilitarian wares. For visitors who work up an appetite, local caterer Nikki Toi’s Soul

Mom's Nite Out + Cinco de Mayo at Sofrito

  In case you hadn’t noticed, National Moms Nite Out falls on May 5th this year- Cinco de Mayo! So if there’s ever a reason to have some me-time and enjoy some drinks with friends, this is your night. We’ll be putting together a list of some fun ideas for moms to have fun in the Bronx, but we’ve also teamed up with DJ Dubbz to promote a fun Cinco

Nearby: See Six James Bond Figures at Madame Tussauds & Enjoy a Martini- Shaken, Not Stirred

    Calling all James Bond fans! For a limited time only, visitors of Madame Tussauds can see all six James Bond figures in this traveling 007 set. It’s always fun to be a tourist in your own home town and this is a fun excuse for a date night, ladies night, or even a visit with the kids. We’re voting date night or ladies night though, so you can

Upcoming: Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic

  About the Show: Open the door to reveal mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions with Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s Doorway to Magic Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and the comical duo of Donald and Goofy as 25 of your favorite Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob! See the Fairy Godmother transform Cinderella’s rags into a

Nearby: Halloween Harvest at Coney Island

It’s already the end of September, which means there are only five weekends of October to enjoy as much outdoor fall fun as possible. We know that’s not a lot of time- especially with all of the fall fun happening here in the Bronx and any farm trips you may have planned, but one place you should definitely visit is the Halloween Harvest at Luna Park in Coney Island. From September

Around Town: Circle Line's Landmark Cruise

By: Martha Katechis Limited on time and want to see all of NY sights in less than two hours; jump on the NY Circle Line’s new Landmark Cruise. My family and I got to relax in style in an upgraded seating area of the NY Circle Line. This is the first class of any major transporter… plush seats, dedicated server, and VIP sections. Being a native New Yorker I’m not typically first in line

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