Win a family 4-pack to the New York Botanical Garden's Holiday Train Show

We love this giveaway! As you know, the NYBG Holiday Train Show is a hit every year, with visitors from all over coming to check out this amazing tradition. Called “one of New York City’s best holiday gifts to itself,” and a chance to “See the city anew,” by the New York Times, the Holiday Train Show (November 17, 2012 – January 13, 2013) is a winter wonderland full of

BronxMama Giveaway: Two months of Little Passports Kids Subscription

This giveaway is just in time for the holidays! While there are tons of gift ideas out there to choose from, one idea that I love and think is outside the box are subscriptions that kids can continue to receive even after the holidays. So when Little Passports contacted us to see if we’d like to share a giveaway with our readers, I was excited! Little Passports is a fun

FREE Family Day Event: Fathers Knows Best Basketball Event with Allan Houston

Change the Game. Get on the Court. Strengthen the Family. Saturday, December 15, 2012 FREE Family Day Event St. Raymond’s High School for Boys 2151 St. Raymond’s Avenue Bronx, NY 10462 REGISTER here. If you are interested in participating in the Father Knows Best Program, contact us at http://allanhouston.com/fkbbronx Join us on Saturday, December 15, 2012 for our fourth 5 Boro B-Ball Tour stop. Come out and enjoy this interactive

The Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library present: A “Holiday Ornaments” Craft Workshop

Sat, 12/15/2012 – 12:00pm – 3:00pm Holiday Ornaments with Gail Sharbaan is part of the free series of Third Saturday Family Craft Workshops pre-sented by the Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library through April 20, 2013 at the Huntington Free Library. Gail Sharbaan teaches crafting and creative writing to youths and adults at various community-based programs in the Bronx. Her artwork has been featured in exhibitions

Santa Claus' Pajama Story Time

When: Sun, 12/09/2012 – 6:00-8:00pm Children ages 4-12 enjoy holiday reading followed by a visit from Saint Nicholas. Kids, wear pajamas please! Parents, bring a camera! Reservations required, please call 718-543-3344 after November 1st. *Event times: 6pm, 6:45pm, and 7:30pm.* Event Location: Van Cortlandt House Museum Broadway & 242 Street Bronx , NY For more info, visit ilovethebronx.com

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, DECEMBER 1    FAMILY ART PROJECT—FESTIVE CANDLES Festive Candles/Velas festivas Mix and mold colored wax until it softens like clay, and then use it to embellish a plain, white candlestick.  Add an array of colors and textures to make a spectacular candle to light up the holiday season. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, DECEMBER 2    FAMILY ART PROJECT—FESTIVE CANDLES Festive

Meditation and Cooking at Wave Hill

  What: Meditation & Cooking at Wave Hill Date/Time: Meditation at Wave Hill Saturday±Sunday, December 14±15 & 21±22, 10±11:30AM Cooking with Ginger Saturday, January 19, 2PM Fees: Meditation $15 Member/$23 Non-member. Cooking free with admission to the grounds. Class fee includes admission to the grounds. Registration for meditation online at www.wavehill.org, by calling 718.549.3200 x305 or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center. Programs occur rain or shine. Location: Wave Hill

The Holidays at Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

HOLIDAY 2012 EVENTS Holiday Luncheon Friday, November 30, 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Booksigning and demo by paper artist Pamela Dalton, New York Times award-winning children’s book illustrator. Call 718.885.1461 for details Annual Holiday Family Day Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Holiday spirit abounds during this fun-filled day. Children will delight in a shadow puppet show, A Year with the Bartow Family, by French artist Caroline Borderies. Professional photographs with Santa (additional fee), holiday