May 12, 2010

Museum Time: Bronx Museum

THE BRONX MUSEUM ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE FROM SENEGAL The Bronx Museum of the Arts is pleased to announce two new international artists from Sénégal in residence during May and June  2010. Ibrahima Niang and Samba Seydi were nominated by art professionals for Fellowships in the Visual Arts Cultural Exchange, a program funded by the U.S. Department of State focused on harboring exchange and bringing resources to international


The New York Botanical Garden will officially kick-off the 2010 Community Vegetable Gardening Season with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden on May 12. In a celebration of the benefits of vegetable gardening and using fresh produce in daily meals, Bronx schoolchildren will participate in hands-on educational planting activities and local community gardeners will receive a “Get Growing” package of materials, courtesy of the Botanical Garden

Birthdays at the Bronx Equestrian Center

Updated since original publish date   If you’re looking for ideas for an outdoor birthday party, we’ve got a fun but simple suggestion- the Bronx Equestrian Center. A few years back we celebrated my oldest daughter Briana’s 4th birthday there, and it was such a fun party for all of the kids who attended.       A party at the Bronx Equestrian Center includes two hours in a small

BronxMamas and Papas:The Bronx Homeowners Forum

Meet with experts who can help you manage or modify your mortgage and keep your home. Free Counseling Services By: Neighborhood Housing Services The Parodneck Foundation CHANGER, and Common Law DATE: Thursday, May 13, 2010 TIME: 6:30-9pm LOCATION: Fordham University, McGinley Center, 2nd Fl For further information, and to reserve your place, call (718) 590-8088 Sponsored By: Legal Aid Society, Bronx Neighborhood Office Legal Services NYC-Bronx Refreshments courtesy of Domino

BronxMama Blab:Affordable Habitat-NYC Homes in the South Bronx

Actresses Emily Bergl and Taylor Schilling helped women construction volunteers over Mothers Day weekend to help build affordable Habitat-NYC homes in the south Bronx. Volunteers raised more than 10,000 dollars to help pay for construction of these homes. “I’m building in honor of my Grandmother Joy, who helped build a school in India,” said Bergl, who stars in movies, TV and theater. A longtime Habitat volunteer, she has helped build