events

NYRP and Bronx Museum Team Up to Present Free Arts in the Gardens Series in Select Bronx Community Gardens

New York Restoration Project (NYRP) and The Bronx Museum of the Arts have partnered to present a season of free arts programming in select NYRP community gardens in the Bronx. With the goal of raising awareness of and further activating NYRP’s wider network of public green spaces, the Arts in the Gardens series will bring communities together to enjoy performing and other live arts in a natural, outdoor setting. NYRP gardens are

Fashion Flashback: 1914 An Illustrated Talk

Thursday, May 15 7:30 p.m.   To celebrate the centennial of both Bronx County and Bartow-Pell, we offer a delightful look back at the fashions of 1914 by Bard Graduate Center scholar Sarah Pickman. Ms. Pickman’s studies in fashion history and anthropology, combined with her work in the Textile Conservation Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, give her a unique take on a tumultuous time. Join us for a fun and fascinating

Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party at NYBG

May 10 & 11, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Daffodil Hill Treat mom to the day out that she deserves, with a vintage twist! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a garden party for the whole family featuring live music, games, casual picnicking, and more—all surrounded by the most spectacular spring landscape New York has to offer. Kids can make an afternoon of crafting birds’ nests, Mother’s Day cards, and giant chalk drawings,

Mother's Day Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 10    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SACHETS AND FLORAL FANTASY FOR MOM Honor Mom with paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts. Join us to make a fragrant sachet filled with lavender, tied with ribbon and bows and decorated with buds. Visiting artist Lina Puerta will help us create unique jewelry out of paper beads, found objects and other materials found in nature. Free and admission to the grounds is

Mother's Day Weekend in the Bronx

Make paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts for mom at Wave Hill. May 10th and 11th. Free, admission free until noon, wavehill.org Take mom to the New York Botanical Garden for their Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party. May 10 and 11th, $30 for adults, $15 for children 2–12, and free for Members and children under 2.nybg.org Take mom to learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One

Behind the Scenes: The Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Last week we had a chance to check out the infamous Big City Mom’s The Biggest Baby Shower Ever. If you’re an expectant mom or mommy to a little one- this is definitely the place to be. Mom’s who attend the shower have several ticket options, one of which includes an amazing over flowing gift bag. But, the basic tickets are still very worth the price- giving expectant moms direct

Photo Recap: Annual H.O.P.E at the Crib and G.I.V.E Easter Event

Head on over to Facebook to see our album from this amazing event hosted by Hope at the Crib, G.I.V.E and sponsored by Actuator Inc, Bronxmama, Beanfields Snack, Eatrageous, Windows of Hip Hop, Wendy’s, Health First, Apryl Cadabra, Beso Lounge, Merced Family, Sotomayor Family   Special thanks to Beanfields Snacks and Eatrageous for sponsoring the yummy and healthy snack options for the kids!   See the rest of the pics here.  

Celebrate Food With the Family at the Culinary Kids Food Festival!

April 14-21; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. As part of the Garden’s Edible Academy initiative, join us for a family-friendly, week long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods. Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden staff and the culinary team, Growing Chefs, will be on hand offering cooking demonstrations, recipes, and hands-on activities, with plenty of music and tastings to add to the fun. Bring your Festival passport along

Easter Events in the Bronx

Sunday, April 13 Easter Egg Hunt at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum 1:30–4 p.m. This is one day when it’s okay to put all your eggs in one basket! Children 2–12 hunt for eggs, tap their talent at arts and crafts tables, and have a photo taken with the Easter Bunny. Light refreshments offered. Please bring your own basket. Registration requested. Cost $12 children 2–12; member children $10. Rain date Saturday,

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