August 2013

AN ARTISTIC VIEW OF BRONX’S HISTORIC HOUSES

DATE: August 30 – October 5, 2013 TIME: Tuesday – Saturday;             8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: Poe Park Visitor Center             2640 Grand Concourse             Poe Park, Bronx DETAILS: Inspired by historical homes, including those in the Bronx, Cara Lynch’s exhibition of prints and installations is a window into the world of intricate patterns from past centuries. House Work explores Lynch’s concern and interest in feminine identity and the home,

Fall Gardening Programs for Kids at NYBG

*BronxMama Pick! School may be around the corner, but kids can still get outside (and get their hands dirty!) this fall at The New York Botanical Garden!  In NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program, kids plant, tend, and harvest delicious veggies and herbs; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and enjoy nature with new friends in the beautiful setting of the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Description: The Children’s Gardening

Bronx Terminal Market Celebrates Back to School with Special Events and Special Savings Followed by Rooftop Films Screening of "Wreck-It Ralph" 

Thursday, August 29th, come get ready for the new school year at Bronx Terminal Market with an Exciting Day of Outdoor Activities for the Entire Family! The Back to School Event has a lineup of free and fun activities that begin at 5:00pm on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 Garage Roof Deck!  Face painting, haircuts from Slique Hair Studio, and new this year is the Dinosaur Safari Scavenger Egg Hunt with the

Briana Reviews: Super Duper Chicken Nuggets

Briana’s latest review is on new Kidfresh Super Duper Chicken Nuggets. They are the only chicken nuggets with hidden vegetables! Check out her opinion on them and watch out for a giveaway opportunity! For more info, visit kidfresh.com Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

Back to School in the Bronx

It’s August! You know what that means- back to school shopping is in full swing!  We’ve put together a fun back to school guide that highlights some well known stores in the Bronx, as well as places in NYC  that you might not think to go for some unique school supplies. Not only is it important to support your local mom and pop businesses, this guide also serves as a

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances

First Fridays! AIM Artist screenings and performances Friday, September 6, 2013 6pm to 10pm Location: 2nd Floor North Wing FREE ADMISSION!   CELEBRATE BRONX CALLING: The Second AIM Biennial with video screenings and performances by AIM artists. Bronx Calling features work by New York-area emerging artists who have participated in The Bronx Museum of the Arts’ Artist in the Marketplace (AIM) program in the last two years. Organized by Gabriel de

Poopendous!  Pops Up in the Bronx!

Free: Meet acclaimed children’s book author Artie Bennett on Wednesday, August 14, at Bella Vista Community Health Center, 882-886 Hunts Point Avenue, Bronx, New York, 10474 (347-503-7935) at 10:30 am. This fun event celebrates Early Literacy Awareness Week and is sponsored by Reach Out and Read of Greater New York. Artie, author of the best-selling, highly praised The Butt Book, will be there to sign and discuss—and read!—his superfun new book, Poopendous! Hailed as the Dr.

Soundview Park Summer Festival

August 11, 2013 (10am-6pm) Soundview Park Summer Festival Concrete Plant Park Free, no registration required. Bring your family for some summer fun at Soundview Park. Festivities include live performances, art exhibitions and workshops, fitness programs, nature and wterfront activities, plus more. Free Learn to Ride bike classes for kids – 11am – hosted by Bike New York. Space limited – register in advance here. Directions Soundview Park Lafayette Avenue between Morrison Avenue and

Bronx River Movie Night: Brave

August 06, 2013 (8pm) Bronx River Movie Nights Starlight Park Free, no registration required. Bring your blanket for an outdoor screening of Disney’s BRAVE. Rain date August 8. Directions Starlight Park 174th St btwn. W Farms Rd & Bronx River Av Subway: 2 or 5 train to West Farms, 6 train to Whitlock Av Bus: Bx36 to 174th St. Enter at 174th St, slightly east of the Sheridan Expressway. Digg this post