July 2014

Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder at Home Depot

Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder Come learn how to build a mini-crate pencil holder FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12 All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. Kids Workshop activities are


Bronx House School for Performing Arts will be offering three diverse Dance Workshops as part of their Summer Sunday Series on Sunday, August 3rd from 1:00 to 4:00pm. New offerings of Modern, African and Tap Dance will be introduced for students ages 6 and up. Instructors for the classes include Davalois Fearon of the Stephen Petronio Dance Company, Kim Vasquez, a teaching artist for Alvin Ailey and Amber Connors-Merino, currently

Outdoor Screening: Felix

Grab a blanket and join us for a free, outdoor screening of the film Felix. Produced in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Special performance by The Buyu Ambroise’s Quintet. Music by DJ Asho. Called a South African equivalent of Billy Elliott, the award-winning film Felix tells the story of 14-year-old Felix Xaba, who dreams of becoming a saxophonist like his late father, but his mother thinks jazz is the devil’s music. Location: Joyce Kilmer Park,

Back to School with Bogs Footwear *Giveaway*

Woohoo! Another great giveaway to help with back to school time! Our essential back to school shopping basics include of course, a bookbag lunchbox jeans t-shirts sweater casual shoes gym shoes gym clothes and a good pair of rain boots! Bogs Footwear will be giving one lucky Bronxmama reader a $100 gift card to choose a great pair of rain boots for your little scholar. To enter,  visit their site

Family Getaway: Ocean City NJ

Two weeks ago my husband and I along with our 5 year old son and my 14 year old niece enjoyed a great trip down in Ocean City, New Jersey. I know what your thinking, “she means Ocean City, Maryland”. Nope! Approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes away down the Garden State Parkway is a wonderful family beach town that has earned the nickname, “America’s Greatest Family Resort”. We planned

Summer Cocktail Ideas Part II

Caramel Coffee Milkshake Ingredients: 1 Bottle of RealBeanz Caramel Iced Coffee 4 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 cup ice Whipped cream Caramel Sauce (optional) Chocolate Syrup (optional) Mini Chocolate Chips (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Drizzle the caramel sauce inside of the glass. Pour the shake into glasses and top with whipped cream, mini chocolate chips and chocolate syrup. Serve immediately and enjoy! ICE Pop Sparklers Ingredients: