October 2010

BronxMama Giveaway!

One lucky BronxMama will win our latest giveaway- a gift basket filled with goodies from BronxMama Katty Henriquez- a Mary Kay Independant Beauty Consultant/Makeup Artist. Inside the gift basket will be Satin Hands, a candle, a $10 gift certificate, instructions on how to use the Satin Hands, and a pamphlet on hosting a Mary Kay party! You can visit Katty’s Mary Kay site at http://www.marykay.com/khenriquez-thillet. Thank you Katty for being a part

Family Science Event

Iridescent, a national science education nonprofit, and the U.S. Office of Naval Research will host an interactive science festival to celebrate the launch of the Iridescent Science Studio on November 4th.  The festival, which is free and open to the public, will include interactive exhibits, science experiments and design challenges for students and families led by engineers from NASA, The Cooper Union, Columbia University, Thirteen/WNET, New York Hall of Science,

Costume Swap and more! October 30th

NOTE: This is outside of the Bronx, but BronxMama wanted to share! Putting an earth-friendly twist on Halloween Eve, families will be treated to a free afternoon of green-themed holiday festivities at the World Financial Center’s Screamin’ Green Halloween on Saturday, October 30th. Adorned with giant, 30-foot high figures of a scarecrow, witch, and skeleton, the spectacular Winter Garden will be the setting for a fun-filled afternoon featuring everything from

BronxMama Review: Kids in Motion OT, PLLC

By BronxMama Lisa Quinones-Fontanez When my son, Norrin, was diagnosed with autism in 2008, I struggled to find services that would meet his needs. In May 2009, when I wanted to incorporate a sensory gym into Norrin’s IEP, I worried one couldn’t be found in the Bronx. I was more than thrilled to have found one in Riverdale: Kids in Motion, a pediatric occupational therapy sensory gym. The occupational therapists

Giveaway: 25$ Macy's Gift Card

*This giveaway has ended. Congrats BronxMama Samantha Rawana! Enjoy! One lucky BronxMama reader will receive a 25$ Macy’s Gift card! Leave a comment below or on our Facebook page telling BronxMama what you would like to see added to BronxMama.com The winner will be announced in a week! This awesome giveaway is brought to us by EVERYWHERE.

Wave Hill Events Oct 22–29

Enchantment is surely one of Mother Nature’s most alluring guises. The intimate scale of our gardens, keenly juxtaposed to the expansive vistas, makes Wave Hill an especially captivating setting for paying homage to this wondrous aspect of Mother Nature. Come with the significant young ones in your life, for a thoroughly beguiling experience.


On October 28, The Bronx Museum of the Arts will unveil a new large-scale painting created by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi for the Museum’s exhibition Pangaea. The title of both the new work and the exhibition, Pangaea refers to the single landmass that existed 250 million years ago before the earth’s present-day continents formed. The six-panel, 13’ x 40’ painting at the centerpiece of the exhibition is an accumulation of

Haunted House Fundraiser + Haunted House opening soon!

Haunted House Fundraiser on October 22 at 6pm for the entire bronx. The Bronx Haunted House now in its 4th year, at 974 Home Street. Admission: any  “Cash donation”  Visitors can donate any amount to the enjoy the fun scares put on by local students in the Crotona Neighborhood here in The Bronx. Bronx Haunted House is showcased by 15 selected students throughout the neighborhood. This is their 4th year!