New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Join the Rangers as we explore the shore of Pelham Bay Park while looking for wildlife living along the bay.
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Owls, deer, coyotes, and racoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home. Join our Urban Park Rangers for this rare winter night hike. Participants are chosen by lottery. Registration opens on Wednesday, February 22. To register, please visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register .
Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.
Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook Finally, a place to drop in and paint some fun plastercrafts in the Bronx. Artisticsocial, located in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx, offers open paint times where visitors can drop in and paint to their heart’s content. Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook The studio opened late last year, and offers a variety of painting and crafting experiences for all ages. In addition to their plastercraft
For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx
Pelham Bay is the largest park in New York City. Explore the areas where Native American settlements existed centuries before our great city existed. Walk through one of the most bio-diverse forests in NYC, including the majestic 450 year old “Granny Oak”.
Split Rock is a glacial boulder, divided in half with a large crevice between the two pieces, and is an important part of the history of Pelham Bay Park and the Bronx. Split Rock is located near the 375-acre Thomas Pell Wildlife Sanctuary, which was designated on October 11, 1967, to preserve the natural wetlands of Pelham Bay Park. The area is home to a variety of wildlife including raccoons,
Zipline over the Bronx Zoo Create Victorian Valentine’s Day cards at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum Cross off each of these cheap but delish eats (five bucks and under!) that Bronx food blogger Tameika Lawrence shared on Thrillist Get a group together for the Bronx River Flotilla Attend the Bronx Opera Take a plunge with the Bronx Polar Bears as they dip against homelessness in February Take a Manga/Comic class
Meander through the 19th century Greek Revival mansion showcasing festive trees and period rooms decorated by interior designers in a historic setting. Visitors may view the trees during public hours Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 12–4 p.m., and during special events. Group tours are also available daily with advance reservations. Please note Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum will be open special holiday event hours on December 3 from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. only, and the museum will be closed on Sunday,
Join the Friends of Pelham Bay Park at a special pre-program talk with Educator Jim Paul who will give us the background on the marine life, water quality, and current issues of Long Island Sound. Hot chocolate and cookies will be provided by Morris Perk. Afterwards, join the Urban Park Rangers on their Seal Exploration hike on Hunter Island , and see if you can spot native seals off the
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. Our Exploration Series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons. Join us at Orchard Beach in Pelham Bay Park for a chance to see seals!
If you’re looking for something beyond the face paint kits at the 99 cents store, then look no further than Shaina’s Spa & Makeup in Pelham Bay. With her team of highly talented artists, Shaina is still booking sessions for those looking for the perfect- or scariest- face for their costume. You’re sure to win that costume contest this weekend with work by Angilian (@_facebeat_) and Betina (@betina.marie).