March 2013

Bronx in Battle of the Boroughs

The 4th annual Battle of the Boroughs continues with the THE BRONX BATTLE at WNYC/WQXR’s The Greene Space on Friday, April 5 at 7pm. 14 musical acts in all genres from The Bronx vie for the chance to compete in the ULTIMATE BATTLE on June 21st against the winners from the 4 other boroughs.   Judging The Bronx Battle are jazz musician Geri Allen, Grammy Award-winning producer Steve Pageot, and

Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: 03/31/2013 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  WHERE:El Batey de Doña Provi (E 178 St. Bet. Bathgate and 3 Ave.)East 178th StreetBronx,NY COST:Free

Bronx Health and Wellness Summitt

Saturday, April 6, 2013 Fordham University 8:00 am to 4:30 pm SCHEDULE 8:00 A.M.-9:00 A.M.: Registration & Breakfast  9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M.: Opening Remarks and Keynote Address  10:15 A.M.-11:30 A.M.: Morning Breakout Sessions  11:45 A.M.-12:45 P.M.: Lunch  1:00 P.M.-2:15 P.M.: 1st Afternoon Breakout Sessions  2:30 P.M.-3:45 P.M.: 2nd Afternoon Sessions  4:00 P.M.-4:30 P.M.: Closing Ceremony Register here *Bronxmama Workshop Picks MOMS IN THE SOUTH BRONX: STRESS FACTORS THAT AFFECT BIRTH OUTCOMES

The Big Read in the Bronx

March 20 – May 5, 2013 Join the Bronx Writers Center in celebrating Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenhiet 451. All events are free and held throughout the Bronx. Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a master work of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Fireman Guy Montag lives in a world where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction – a world where firemen start fires rather than put

Mommy to Bee Expo is a hit

How many times have you traveled outside of the Bronx to attend an expo or conference and thought to yourself, ‘I wish the Bronx had something like this!’? Well, earlier this month I was so excited to see an event for new and expecting moms right here in our borough! Presented by Marketing & Advertising Solutions Inc. (MAS),  the first Mommy To Bee NY Expo for area Moms and Moms-to-Be

Universoul Circus

Bronx, NY March 20 -March 31  Across from Gateway Center Mall  149th & Exterior Street  Buy Tickets  Description: Our show is a highly interactive combination of circus arts, theater, and music that spans genres including Pop, Classic R&B, Latin, Hip Hop, Jazz and Gospel. It embraces and celebrates the unique and familiar aspects of pop culture globally by bringing them center stage with a cast of international performers. UniverSoul Circus is

Soccer for Success Program

SPRING 2013 SEASON STARTS MARCH 26!!! OVERVIEW South Bronx United has partnered with the Claudio Reyna and US Soccer Foundations to bring the Soccer for Success program to the Bronx. Soccer for Success is a national program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in urban communities. Participants in the program take part in soccer training sessions that incorporate lessons on

Kids Week at Crotona Park

Monday, March 25, through Friday March 29 2013 1:00 p.m. We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. While most of our programs are family friendly, the programs highlighted here

Film Making Workshop

Saturday, March 23, 2013 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. This event repeats every week on Saturday between 3/16/2013 and 4/13/2013. Take a film workshop on DSLR Motion Photography with filmmaker Eddie Olmo. Students will learn photography in film making, writing a script and basic editing and will have the chance to create their own 3-minute film.  Information on how to submit to Film Festivals will also be provided. On April 13, students

Living in Sequence Exhibition

Saturday, March 23, 2013 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. This event repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 3/9/2013 and 3/30/2013. Living in Sequence is a comic book exhibition celebrating Poe Park’s place in comic history. Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson once created Batman, Robin and the Joker while sitting on a park bench in Poe Park. Living in Sequence will take you on a journey

Weighing In: Weight Watchers 360

Update! So far Ive lost 8 pounds. I’ve had good and bad days, but knowing that I can do better and lose even more is motivational. Everyone has asked me if I have lost weight, so I know I’m making progress. Ive really just been more aware of what I’m eating and how much. Using the Weight Watchers 360 app, I log my meals each day. Some days I have

Spring at Bronx River Art Center

BRONX RIVER ART CENTER    Schedule for Spring 2013 Fine Arts & Media Classes April 8th – June 15th For kids, teens and adults. Printmaking / Drawing Ages 7-10         Mondays         4pm-6pm   Painting / Drawing Ages 7-9                         Saturdays      11am-1pm Ages 10-12