May 2015

CityParks Seniors Fitness in the Bronx

The following is a detailed schedule for CityParks Seniors Fitness for Spring 2015   BRONX Pelham Bay Park Yoga – Tuesdays/Thursdays at 9 AM – Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave Soundview Park Walking – Mondays/Wednesdays at 9 AM – Lafayette Ave between Boynton & Colgate Aves Yoga – Mondays/Wednesdays at 10 AM – Lafayette Ave between Boynton & Colgate Aves   Van Cortlandt Park Yoga – Mondays/Wednesdays at 9 AM

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: TELLING NATURE AND FAMILY STORIES Led by visiting artist and performance artist Jesus Benavente and Family Art Project storyteller Rama Mandel, we celebrate storytelling at the Family Art Project and in our own lives. Share your own Wave Hillstories and recreate them using a variety of mixed media, then “plant” your story in a Storytelling Circle. Free, and admission to the grounds is free

Schools Forum with Chancellor Carmen Fariña

The Daily News, in partnership with Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (Metro IAF), a network of 118 congregations, schools and neighborhood groups across the five boroughs, will host a schools forum featuring NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on Thursday, May 28. Date:  May 28, 2015 Place: Immaculate Conception Church, 389 E 150th St., South Bronx Time:  7 pm The forum, which follows up on the Daily News “Fight for Their Future” series on public education in New York

Co-Op presents Bronx Tale

Co-Op presents Bronx Tale, an inaugural event on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 5-8pm. Transforming a 1940’s villa in Riverdale, we bring together a selection of artworks, furniture, fashion and jewelry. Merging a myriad of artistic micro narratives we stage an optical phenomenon that lasts shortly. In a world of rapidly changing trends, an experiential environment with esteemed tastemakers from various creative industries is introduced to the audience in Riverdale.

Celebrating the Children's Zoo at the Bronx Zoo

May is such an awesome month here in the Bronx. Summer is around the corner, Bronx Week was packed full of events, and we are also so excited that the grand re-opening celebrations of the Children’s Zoo at the Bronx Zoo are kicking off this weekend! Children’s Zoo Grand Opening Weekend On May 30th-31st, there will be lots of excitement to celebrate the opening of the Children’s Zoo- with plenty of visitor experiences taking place. Here’s a

Carseat Safety with Britax: Advocate ClickTight

Earlier this month a few of us at Bronxmama headed over to the New York Baby Show to check out the latest for new and expecting parents. With  an expecting mom, a new mom, a mom to a toddler, and a mother of two- we each had a chance to explore the show from different perspectives. In the coming weeks you’ll get to see some of our favorite things from

June at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

All events are FREE ADMISSION unless otherwise noted. Public Programs are subject to change. View the latest schedule at   Wednesday, June 3 Readings & Conversations: Author Marcus Baram 5:30pm to 7:30pm The Bronx Trolley: First Wednesdays Arts & Culture Tour stops at the Bronx Museum where author Marcus Baram reads excerpts from Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man, followed by a Q&A. Free admission and bar (donations suggested)

Family Art Day

Dubbed in Reflection: Family Day Arts organization, No Longer Empty is hosting a free Family Day event on May 30 from 1-4pm at the Old Bronx Borough Courthouse. This afternoon of art-making will be lead by Bronx-based artist and educator, Lady K Fever. During the workshop, participants will work with Lady K Fever and her exhibiting work to create reflective light interventions that will be added to the exhibition.

Bronx Book Fair

Saturday, May 30, 12:00 noon – 6:00pm FREE Event! Features include: Bronx Heroes Comic Convention* Bronx Memoir Project* Cathy Linh Che* Lorraine Currelley* Dahlma Llanos Figueroa* Five Boro Story Project Open Mic* J. Ivy* Legacy Women* Urayoán Noel* Peggy Robles-Alvarado* Thelma Ruffin Thomas* Ricarrdo Thomas Manuel Hernandez Bronx Library Center – NYPL 310 E Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458 Directions: B/D train to Fordham Road BRONX BOOK FAIR SCHEDULE 12:00-12:25

Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx

Memorial Day Weekend is here. It’s a time to honor those who have fallen while serving our country and enjoy the beautiful place we live thanks to those men and women. We’ve rounded up some family fun happening this weekend in the Bronx, check it out and let us know what you have planned! Events   Check out an event in your local park There’s plenty to do this weekend

This Weekend at Wave Hill

FRI, MAY 22    NIGHT LIGHTS AT WAVE HILL Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with Night Lights at Wave Hill, a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be invited to attend in the evening to enjoy the garden landscape at a time of day and during a season when it is normally closed to the public. Take in The