This Week in the Bronx: BronxMama Picks

BronxMama Park Pick:

Arts, Culture & Fun: For Once In My Life

Friday, January 14, 2011

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Join the Bronx Arts, Culture & Fun for a screening of the Emmy award winning PBS Independent Lens series. This month we will screen and discuss the film For Once in My Life. This film shows 28 musicians and singers who all have severe mental and physical disabilities, and perform in a group called the Spirit of Goodwill Band, which challenges preconceived notions of what it means to be disabled.

St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park) 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Cost: Free

For other events in your local parks, visit nycgovparks.org

BronxMama Library Pick:

Pre-school Story Time

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 – 11:00 AM

Preschoolers from 3 to 5 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy new and classic picture books, action songs, and related activities, and meet other preschoolers in the neighborhood.

Pelham Bay Library
3060 Middletown Road
Bronx, NY 10461

For other library location events, visit nypl.org

BronxMama Cultural Pick:
FAMILY ART PROJECTBITS OF CLOTH AND LOTS OF FREEDOM

SAT, JANUARY 15 10AM–1PM

Credit: Joshua Bright

Bits of Cloth and Lots of Freedom/Pedazos de tela y mucha libertad-In the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, and an eye to traditional African American quilts, create a colorful fabric vision of your personal dream of freedom. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING at Wave Hill

675 West 252nd Street
Bronx, NY 10471

wavehill.org


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