July 2013

Briana Reviews The Zelfs

Briana’s latest review is the Zelfs. They are a group of whimsical, quirky and collectible dolls from Moose Toys. For ages and up, each Zelf comes with a charm, hairstyle accessories and a comb. Check em out!

The Great Bronx Bar Tour

INFO The Great Bronx Bar Tour is the first ever bar crawl in the The Bronx, New York. 20 Bars, Shuttle Buses, 2 Bronx Historians and a whole lot of food/drink specials – ALL FOR $30. YOUR TICKET INCLUDES An Official “The Great Bronx Bar Tour” T-shirt Unlimited Access to Shuttle Buses Sightseeing Bus Tours by The Bronx County Historical Society Knick Knacks and Paddywhacks from Participating Sponsors Raffle Prizes Food/Drink Specials at Participating

Family Affair: Back to School

Ring in the new school year with us at The Bronx Museum of the Arts! Join the Bronx Children’s Museum for an afternoon filled with art and food making activities inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions. Free School Supplies will be provided (First come first serve).  Family Affair is a free program for children 12 & under with parent(s) or guardian(s).  Please register online at: https://bronxmuseum.wufoo.com/forms/family-affair-back-to-school-2013/ If you have any questions about

Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market Free Summer Film Series

Celebrate the summer with Bronx Terminal Market and Rooftop Films Tuesday, July 16, 23, & 30. Mark your calendars and bring your beach chairs or towels for a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 garage roof deck. They will be screening blockbuster hits, Despicable Me on July 16th, Wreck-It Ralph on July 23rd and The Goonies on July 30th! Come early to save your spot and check out special pre-film festivities with

Bronx River Festival

July 13, 2013 (12-4pm) Bronx River Forest at Burke Bridge The Bronx River Festival is a celebration of the Bronx River with lots of activities on deck for the entire family, including: Free community paddles Guided Ramble Tours Nature scavenger hunt Planting and plant rescue Free bike loans Field games Face-painting Community resource info Entertainment Capoiera Arts…and much more! The event is FREE and no registration is required. For more information call (718) 430-4665 or

Bronx Children's Museum Newsletter

Saturday, July 13th: 12:00pm-4:00pm Bronx River Festival Burke Ave. & Bronx River Pkwy. Prepare your picnic basket and schedule your family for a day by the Bronx River! Festivities include nature scavenger hunt, capoeira arts, field games, free community paddles, free bike rentals, guided Ramble tours, face-painting, community resource info, tree planting, live entertainment and NYC Parks play mobile. This event was reschedule from June 8th due to inclement weather. Saturday, July 13th: 10:00am-6:00pm Stadium

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley Friday, July 5        5:30 – 8:30 p.m.   In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, BPMM presents versatile pianist-singer-bandleader Mark Anthony Reid, who flows seamlessly from American Standards and jazz to classical, gospel, and tropical rhythms.   The trolley makes a continuous hourly loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.  

LUCKYBOB: MAGIC JUGGLING COMEDY

**Part of the International Contemporary Circus Festival** 7.31.2013 | 10:30 am Playground for all Children, Pelham Bay Park Watch as LuckyBob juggles boxes, spins balls, reads minds and turns a volunteer into a magician. This show is action packed and full of crazy magic and cool juggling stunts. A show not to be missed! Event website: www.getluckybob.com Cost: FREE Appropriate for: All Ages    

FREE Summer Movie Night: Madagascar 3

Willis Avenue Community Garden: 378-382 Willis Ave 8pm-10 pm Come spend a night under the stars enjoying a film on the big screen while enjoying complimentary hot popcorn! Attendees are welcome to bring a picnic and blanket. The featured movie is Madagascar 3 (G rating). Movies will begin after sunset between 8pm and 9pm