programs

4th & 5th Graders From the Bronx Can Ski Free in Pennsylvania

If your family likes to hit the slopes or you just want a reason to finally cross it off your bucket list, we have some fun info to share. The Pennsylvania Ski Areas Association (PSAA) has a program for 4th and 5th grade students called the Snowpass program where students in both the fourth and fifth grade can ski or snowboard free up to three times at each participating resort when

The Children's Gardening Program Gets Festive in Fall!

We’ve had a chance to be a part of this program and must stay it is amazing!! The fall Children’s Gardening Program kicks off September 6, treating kids to a cool new season of gardening fun, fresh food, and nature exploration in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Sprouts and Crafters will plant, tend, and harvest lettuce, radishes, carrots, and more; learn about such themes as the changing seasons, our fall

April Events at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

BCA Bronx Culture Trolley Night – Readings & Conversations Wednesday, April 2, 5:30 to 7:30pm Hop off the Bronx Council on the Arts’ Bronx Culture Trolley at The Bronx Museum and hear Authored by artist/architect Craig Shillitto and curator Elizabeth M. Grady discuss their artist book-cum-cookbook 10 Dinners in Havana. 10 Dinners in Havana is a richly textured documentation of Proyecto Paladar featuring twenty recipes cooked by paired chefs in Havana, half from

Summer Camps and Afterschool Programs in the Bronx

We will continue to add to this list. If you’d like to add your camp or suggest one that you know of, please email nicperrino@gmail.com   The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has a list of summer camps that you can search by borough or zip code. You can also do an advance search for those that offer swimming programs. The New York Botanical Garden offers

Register Today for Bronx Zoo Summer Camp

Snow might still be on the ground, but it’s never too early to think about summercamp plans. Registration is open for the Bronx Zoo’s Summer Camp for 2014. Check out www.wcs.org/camp for more information. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Fall Gardening Programs for Kids at NYBG

*BronxMama Pick! Briana did the summer gardening program and she love love loved it! School may be around the corner, but kids can still get outside (and get their hands dirty!) this fall at The New York Botanical Garden!  In NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program, kids plant, tend, and harvest delicious veggies and herbs; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and enjoy nature with new friends in the beautiful

Environmental Workshops for Children

Sustainable Saturday Workshops: Green Generations will be offering 2-hour workshops from 10 am to 12 pm once per month on Saturdays from June to October for children 8-12 years old.  Each of these workshops will have an eco-friendly theme to teach children about sustainability and cultivate a love for nature. Each workshop will be held at St Mary’s Park and drop-off/pick-up will be in front of the St Mary’s Recreation Center entrance.

Bronx River Art Center Winter Classes in Fine Art and Digital Media

Children’s Classes – Winter 2013 January 14, 2013 – March 23, 2013 Cartooning I (Ages 7-9) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Thursdays, 4-6pm Location: Burke Plaza Ages: 7 – 9 Fee: $75 Learn how Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga are developed by the Pros. By creating multiple drawings, students will learn to create cartoon characters along with their own storylines.   Cartooning II (Ages 10-12) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Fridays,

Survey for Bronx Teens Affected by a loved one with Cancer

Kathleen Isaac, a program coordinator for the Psychosocial Oncology Program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine wants to let BronxMama readers know about an important and new Montefiore-Einstein initiative called “BOLD Brothers/Sisters” that we are developing. Their goal is to develop a support program for Bronx teens who have or had a parent, grandparent, or other adult caregiver with cancer, as too little attention has been given to the needs

Children's Gardening Program

There is still time to register your child for the Children’s Gardening Program at the New York Botanical Garden. Briana and I had the chance to preview the garden recently, and she loved it! Kids will love digging in the dirt and help plant their own garden, while at the same time learning about eating healthy! Who knows, they might be able to teach mom and dad a thing or

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