If you haven’t checked out our local Farmers Market yet, now is the perfect time. We have one located in Hunts Point at Msr. DelValle Squre on Southern Blvd. and east 163rd st. and one in the Botanical Garden located inside the garden and Kazimiroff Blvd. Check out www.communitymarkets.biz for more information on times and days open. Below are some events coming up!   Hunts Point   Sep. 10

Contributing Writers

I’m currently looking for other Bronx moms to help out with this blog. It’s hard for me to keep up with it and I want to have the best resource I can for Bronx mothers. Even if you don’t plan to contribute regularly, that’s fine. Just help build this blog! Email me at NicolePerrino@hotmail.com if you are interested! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet

Thursday July 17th 2008

The Comedy Club with Tara Tandlich Teens learns the finer points of humor in a special workshop on stand-up comedy with comedy writer Tara Tandlich. 718.829.5864 van_nest@nypl.org http://www.nypl.org 7/17/08 Ages: 12 to 18 Time: 3pm Cost: Free Van Nest Library 2147 Barnes Avenue Bronx, NY 10462  ———————————————————————————— Favorites from the Treasure Chest Toni Gustafson presents an introduction to traditional puppets from Europe, featuring the Mexican folktale, Senor Coyote Acts as

Wednesday July 15th 2008

Summer Festival A moon bounce, rides, dance contests, a balloon sculptor, carnival games, flower-making, face painting, sand art, lanyard beads, a DJ, and puppet show are all on the schedule. http://www.nycgovparks.org 7/16/08 Ages: 2 to 7 Time: 11am-3pm Cost: Free Haffen Park Gunther Avenue and Burke Avenue Bronx, NY 10469  ———————————————————————————— Carnival of the World/Carnival del Mundo Dan Butterworth’s intricately hand-carved puppets whirl around the stage and into the audience.

Tuesday July 15th 2008

Toddler Tuesday The library hosts picture book stories and songs for children ages 13 months to 26 months, accompanied by a parent/caregiver. 718.549.1212 http://www.nypl.org 7/15/08 Ages: 1 to 2 Time: 10:30am Cost: Free Riverdale Branch Library 5540 Mosholu Avenue Bronx, NY 10471  ———————————————————————————— Gustafer Yellowgold Kids can meet Gustafer Yellowgold, the friendly creature who comes to Earth from the sun, during a multimedia program launched from the imagination of illustrator/singer/songwriter

The American Theatre in Parkchester

When Bri was a baby, we took her to three movies. The first two she did good, but when we went to see a movie in Imax and I had to walk out, she let us know the days of getting through a movie was over. But, a small theatre that is good for testing out the whole movie trip is The American Movie Theatre in Parkchester. It’s small, usually very uncrowded

Bronx River Art Center

Even though all of the FREE classes have no openings for the summer session, I’m still copying and pasting the art classes for youths at the Bronx River Art Center.. Keep checking back at their site for the next session and take advantage of some free classes!!! Bronx River Art Center Summer 2008 FREE Art Classes July 7th – August 15th Fine Arts Classes FREE Classes for Youth (ages 5-8):

A very Cool Park

                   On the Queens side of the Whitestone Bridge, there is Whitestone Park. A nice sized park with lots of room for picnicking and the same park that my father used to swim in the water right under the bridge. But right across the water, on the other side of the bridge, there is also a spot to check out. Behind the

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