fall 2014

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 11   FAMILY ART PROJECT: TEDDY BEAR CATERPILLARS Legend has it that the sections of a woolly bear caterpillar can be used to forecast the coming winter weather. Adorn a sock puppet with fur, yarn, hair and button eyes to make your own cuddly, teddy bear caterpillar pal—and make your own weather predictions. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SAT, OCTOBER 11    NATURE PRESENTATION:

Kid's Fall Carnival & Trunk or Treat

10/31 from 6 pm – 8:30 pm Families with kids under 12 are invited to this free, fun night featuring a Candy Trunk or Treat, Carnival Games, Food, Prizes and more! www.crosswaynyc.com/connect/upcoming-events   Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Top Apple and Pumpkin Picking Places Near the Bronx

The Bronx may be a part of the 5 boroughs, but we’re also the only borough connected to the mainland. This means when fall comes around and it’s time to find a fun farm to visit- we’ve got an abundance to choose from that are just an easy ride north. We’re sharing our personal favorites for apple and pumpkin picking. Note: We’ve updated this list and took off some places that

DIY Costume Ideas

Store bought costumes can be cute, but we have all seen some amazing homemade costumes that take the cake. Not only are DIY costumes usually more creative and have more detail than the ones you buy, they can be a LOT cheaper too. And when you have Halloween events all month long, it’s a great way to create a different look for each spooktacular event you partake in. We got

The Big Bronx Sancochazo

The Big Bronx Sancochazo Brook Park E 141st St Bronx, NY 10454 Brook Park is located between 140th and 141st Streets at the corner of Brook Avenue in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South, South Bronx. Three blocks from the Brook Avenue local stop on the #6 subway. And nine blocks from the 149th Street stop on the #2 or #5 subways.   Digg this post Recommend on Facebook

The Edible Garden Harvest Festival Weekend at NYBG on September 27 and 28

During the weekend of September 27 and 28, 2014, The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) presents ‘The Edible Academy Harvest Festival,’ a celebration of the bounty of the fall season with cooking demonstrations, samples from New York-based specialty purveyors, and artisanal beer and wine. On Sunday only, Chef Mario Batali and his co-host from ABC’s ‘The Chew,’ Carla Hall, take part in the annual Family Garden Picnic with a live cooking demonstration. All proceeds benefit

20 Things to do in the Bronx this Fall

1. Join in a nature tour, a food and farm tour, or a nautical tour with a Fall for the Bronx Action Tour. 2.Take the little ones for pony rides or take trail riding lessons at the Bronx Equestrian Center. 3.Have a ghoulish time at the Haunted Pumpkin Garden at the New York Botanical Garden. 4.Enjoy the Bronx Native American Festival in Pelham Bay Park. 5.Spend the afternoon at the Bronx Museum of the

Fall in Van Cortlandt Park

Sept 27 Fall Night Hike, recommended for families! http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/night-hike-light Starting Sept 28 Drawing Nature (ages 8 & up) Hone your observation skills by drawing directly from nature.  Bring your own folding chair and we will supply the rest. 9/28-10/12 at Sachkerah Woods (Gun Hill & Jerome) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-tickets-13148504531 10/19-11/2 at Memorial Grove (246th & Broadway) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-1019-112-tickets-13148763305 Oct 19, 2-5 Rocking the Boat Here’s your chance to row on Van Cortlandt Lake and while

Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

Now this is the place to bee! Buzz on over to Wave Hill for Honey Weekend, an annual celebration of our beloved honey bees and the sweet fruits of their labors. This year, Honey Weekend offers a candlemaking workshop, a buzzy Family Art Project, honey-extraction demonstrations, an information station all about hives and honey and, in The Shop at Wave Hill, in-store tastings of local, artisanal honey and gourmet honey

October at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Trolley – Readings & Conversations Wednesday, October 1, 2014, 5:30 to 7:30pm Readings & Conversations Hop off The Bronx Trolley at the Bronx Museum and hear Lonnie Harrington discuss his book Both Sides of the Water: Essays on African-Native American Interactions. Situating cross-cultural interactions in their historical, social, and political contexts, Both Sides of the Waterexamines the relationship between indigenous people of the Western Hemisphere and people of African descent.

Fall for the Bronx Action Tours

Saturday, October 4th Nature Tour Canoe with the Bronx River Alliance and experience the ecology, industry and history of the South Bronx waterfront. Paddle through natural forest with an urban backdrop and disembark on the grounds of the New York Botanical Garden with an all-access pass to the Kiku: The Art of Japanese Garden exhibit. $40 for adults and $20 for children under 12. Registration includes all rentals. These tours make fun

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