Christmas in the Bronx

NYC is the place to be for the holidays. Tourists come in droves to see the tree lighting, to ice skate in one of the parks, to shop on 5th Ave. There are so many wonderful things to do throughout the season, and that includes the Bronx! Check out some holiday events and things to do in the Bronx that you should make part of your holiday plans and yearly

Halloween at Woodlawn Cemetery

Twilight Halloween Tours Event Description: Participants will embark on a classic twilight tour, led by Cemetery and Conservancy staff and docents, to explore the unsolved mysteries and untimely endings of some of Woodlawn’s most infamous residents.  Hear the tales of the Lindenburgh kidnapping and the tragic sinking of the Titanic; and visit the final resting place of Olive Thomas Pickford, once the “Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and now

October events at Bartow Pell Mansion

Sunday, October 6, 1–3 p.m. Historic Wheels Rally for Historic HouseAntique and unique cars rally to benefit BPMM. Bring a picnic and see and be seen in your wheels. Registration required. Cost $30 donation per car. Call or email for details. Thursday, October 10, 12–2 p.m. Member Fall Bridge Luncheon Call for details. Saturday, October 12 & Sunday, October 13, 12–4 p.m. Historic House Trust Festival & Open HouseNY WeekendCome explore the splendor

World Wide Day of Play

This Saturday is Nickelodeon’s annual Worldwide Day of Play! If you weren’t able to score tickets to the event in Prospect Park, there are still plenty of fun outdoor things to do in our own backyard! Family Art Project at Wave Hill: It’s the last day of summer so let the September sun be your helper as you use special photographic paper to make silhouettes from the light of the

Bronx Salsa Fest

Friday, August 2, 6pm-11pm Salsa Fest KICK-OFF Screening of documentary followed by a Salsa Dance Party The biggest Fania All Stars show of all time took place far away from the epicenter of salsa- The Bronx. In 1974, the band was invited to participate in a huge music festival that took place in Kinshasa, Zaire. Fania All Stars Live in Africa gives Fania aficionados a unique opportunity to experience the salsa movement at

Bollywood in the Bronx

The Westchester Square BID is hosting a FREE first of its kind “Bollywood in the Bronx”. The event will take place on Saturday July 13, 2013 at Owen Dolen Park (Westchester Avenue/East Tremont Avenue) from 12pm – 3pm. DJ Nitro will kick off the afternoon with great music followed by Belly Dancers Nahla and Alexis, Bharati Dance Academy, Jivana Dance Group, Govinda and Havina Basil (read aloud), Singers Kavi &

Family Affair: Back to School

Ring in the new school year with us at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Join the Bronx Children’s Museum for an afternoon filled with art and food making activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions. Free School Supplies will be provided (First come first serve).  Family Affair is a free program for children 12 & under with parent(s) or guardian(s).  Please register online at: If you have any questions about

Bronx Children's Museum Newsletter

Saturday, July 13th: 12:00pm-4:00pm Bronx River Festival Burke Ave. & Bronx River Pkwy. Prepare your picnic basket and schedule your family for a day by the Bronx River! Festivities include nature scavenger hunt, capoeira arts, field games, free community paddles, free bike rentals, guided Ramble tours, face-painting, community resource info, tree planting, live entertainment and NYC Parks play mobile. This event was reschedule from June 8th due to inclement weather. Saturday, July 13th: 10:00am-6:00pm Stadium


**Part of the International Contemporary Circus Festival** 7.31.2013 | 10:30 am Playground for all Children, Pelham Bay Park Watch as LuckyBob juggles boxes, spins balls, reads minds and turns a volunteer into a magician. This show is action packed and full of crazy magic and cool juggling stunts. A show not to be missed! Event website: Cost: FREE Appropriate for: All Ages     Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via

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Welcome Home Weekend at Wave Hill

THU, JULY 4    INDEPENDENCE DAY Wave Hill is open. FRI, JULY 5    YOGA TOGETHER Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Catherine McGibney, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Recommended for ages 3–5. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Call718.549.3200 x245 by 8AM on the day of the class for program

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