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!
Check out an event in your local park
There’s plenty to do this weekend at local parks. Check out the full calendar here.
Frida Kahlo Exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden
Featuring a rare display of more than a dozen original Kahlo paintings and works on paper, this limited six-month engagement also reimagines the iconic artist’s famed garden and studio at the Casa Azul, her lifelong home in Mexico City. Purchase tickets here.
Night Lights/Family Art Project at Wave Hill
Enjoy Wave Hill at night this month for their Night Lights celebration, or enjoy this weekend’s Family Art Project during the day. More information here.
History Hike in Van Cortlandt Park
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike and see a Revolutionary War battle site in Van Cortlandt Park. Sunday May 24th from 11am-12pm. www.nycparks.org
Bird Migration Month at the Bronx Zoo
This weekend enjoy Birds in Flight shows at the Bronx Zoo. 11:30 and 2 pm on Astor Court. www.bronxzoo.com
Free Teen Workshop on the History of Policing
Global Action Project invites young people to use their new interactive web application to author the history of the policing of youth of color and the legacy of youth activism and resistance. Participants will have the opportunity to add their own stories and media to the timeline as well as share their experiences and ideas about the impact of media and policing in our lives. Saturday May 23rd from 12 to 3. Register here.
Catch the Yankees play the Rangers or Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium
With home games on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, a Yankee game is a fun family outing. Buy tickets here.
Orchard Beach is officially open for swimming starting this weekend, so that means plenty of families will be headed to Orchard for BBQing, picnics, and fun in the sun. Bring your own grill or get there early to grab one of the many available around the North and South picnic areas. www.nycgovparks.org
Speaking of BBQ- if you’re planning to head to a park, be sure to check out which parks allow grilling and what areas it’s allowed. Check out the Parks Department site for a list of grilling areas in the Bronx. www.nycgovparks.org
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