August 2014

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  Look 1 Scarf- Patterned Triangular Scarf from H&M Bookbag: Denim Days from Mojo Backpacks Shirt: Starry Slub Tee from GAP Jeans: Skinny Jeans from Ruum Kids Shoes: Keds Rally K in Tan Leopard from Stride Rite   Look 2 Headband- Hairband from H&M Bookbag: Lace Backpack from Ruum Kids Shirt: Sweatshirt from H&M Skirt: Jean skirt from GAP Shoes: Jericho print shoe from Native Shoes Look 3 Shades- Ruum

Briana's Reviews: Hello Kitty Firefly Toothbrush and Mouthwash

Briana checks out a cool way to brush those teeth! FireFly light up timer kids toothbrush lights up and flashes for 60 seconds, the dentist recommended time for kids to thoroughly brush each row of teeth. There or other fun styles for kids too, including Barbie, Spider Man or Hot Wheels! Check them out here:    

This Weekend at Wave Hill

THU, AUGUST 28    STORIES IN THE GARDEN: ANIMAL FAMILY MATTERS Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories––classics and more––will come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in inclement weather we will meet in Wave HillHouse. Like human beings, animals ––from the biggest blue whale to the littlest earth worm––have families.  This week, meet some of the cutest and silliest

Nearby: CORNucopia in Sleepy Hollow

Looking for something local to the Bronx to do this weekend? Located only 30 minutes from the Bronx is our fun out of town pick for this Labor Day Weekend- CORNucopia in Sleepy Hollow! Spend the afternoon outdoors in a corn festival! Saturday, August 30, 2014 -Monday, September 1, 2014 Feast on a bounty of corn-centric delicacies and take part in a bevy of hands-on, corn-related activities at the Lower Hudson Valley’s

Jeter Day Block Party

YOU are invited to help celebrate Derek Jeter Day on Sept. 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Rivera Avenue! The New York Yankees are honoring “The Captain” inside Yankee Stadium that day, but you can join the party outside! There will be cake, music and souvenirs. Come out and show your appreciation for a Yankees Legend! (This event is sponsored by the 161 Business Improvement District) Start Date:

Latin & Hispanic Heritage self-guided tours at Woodlawn Cemetary

Explore the Latin American and Hispanic legacies of The Woodlawn Cemetery with self-guided tour maps. Explore the Latin American and Hispanic legacies of The Woodlawn Cemetery with FREE self-guided tour maps, available at the Webster Avenue administration building as well as at the Jerome and Webster Avenue security booths. Among those at rest in the 400-acre burial ground of The Woodlawn Cemetery are many individuals who took great pride in

Orqestra SCC Salsa Band at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center

Orquesta SCC, is a Salsa orchestra based in New York City. The band was formed in 2013 by founder, composer and conguero Jose Vazquez-Cofresi. Orquesta SCC, whose acronym stands for Salsa Con Conciencia (salsa music with conscience) have made it their mission to make music that benefits society in more ways than sound alone can achieve. ccc Orquesta (orchestra) SCC are made up of 11 pieces, making them a modern

This Week at Wave Hill

SAT, AUGUST 23    FAMILY ART PROJECT: T’S OF SUMMER Make a sketch outdoors of your favorite scene at Wave Hill, then bring the image indoors and use fabric markers and special crayons to decorate a summer T-shirt with your tribute to nature and summer. Use a T-shirt we provide or bring your own. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, AUGUST 24    EARLY MORNING BIRD WALK Join

Eugene Richards Presentation and Book Signing at the Bronx Documentary Center

EUGENE RICHARDS Presentation and Book Signing Saturday, August 23, 6PM Celebrate legendary photographer Eugene Richards’s new book Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down at the BDC. Richards will present two short multi-media pieces and sign and personalize copies of the book. Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down is a book of photographs and writing that speaks of impoverishment,memory,and the preciousness of life. Black-and-white photographs made long years ago but never before