December 11, 2014

Bronx Council on the Arts and Hutchinson Metro Center present Lunchtime Holiday Concerts in Hutch Metro Café

The Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) and Hutchinson Metro Center present two free,Thursday lunchtime holiday concerts at the Hutch Metro Café located at Hutchinson Metro Center, 1200 Waters Place (between Eastchester Road and Westchester Avenue). On December 11th, enjoy a performance of holiday favorites by soprano Melissa Primavera and on December 18th, tap your feet to holiday music and oldies by the Just Nuts Party Band. Each concert includes


What’s your wish this holiday season? What would you do for others if you had the chance? Capital One has asked people to share their wish for others by using the hashtag #WishForOthers on Twitter, Instagram, or the Capital One Facebook page for a chance to make it come true.   A Bronx Wish A South Bronx volunteer who runs the children’s literacy project at her local shelter wished for

Poet Billy Collins Reading His Work at NYBG

On Saturday, December 13, former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins will read his work and beloved winter selections at The New York Botanical Garden. The reading, located in the Botanical Garden’s Ross Hall and starting at 2 p.m., will include several of his train and winter-themed poems. Currently, the Garden’s Poetry for Every Season: Holiday Poetry Walk features many of Collins’ poems displayed in the Garden’s landscape and is accompanied

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, DECEMBER 13    FAMILY ART PROJECT: COLORFUL CANDLES AND WINTER BERRIES Take a simple candlestick and, using colorful clay-like wax, mix and mold an inventive image of nature onto your candle. Add berries and boughs to decorate a candle holder and create a source of natural light for any occasion. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, DECEMBER 14    WINTER BIRDING