September 2016

Last Day to Register for Night Walks & Rosh Hashanah School Break Camp at the Bronx Zoo

We have exciting experiences right around the corner for you and your family, but registration closes at 4pm on Friday!   Spooktacular Night Walks Saturday, October 1, 5:00 – 8:00pm Ages 5 and older Get ready for a ‘Spooktacular’ evening as you and your family stay behind in the zoo while everyone else leaves! Your group will gather in our program space for a visit from some creepy, crawly animal

The Scoop On This Year's Boo at the Zoo

Updated for 2017   Each year kids from all over throw on their costume and head over to the Bronx Zoo for Boo at the Zoo. The annual Halloween celebration will run WEEKENDS, SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 29 PLUS MONDAY, OCTOBER 9. Event Highlights   HAUNTED FOREST We’ve ramped up the spook factor for our guests ages 12 and up. Journey into the Haunted Forest if you dare. You never

4 Friends and a Tiny House: Our Getaway House Experience

By now you’ve watched at least one show on HGTV about a tiny house. A couple who would rather spend their money on travel than a mortgage, a young college grad who has room to park their tiny house in their parent’s backyard… but what about a weekend getaway in a tiny house? A camping experience with a twist? This past weekend we packed up the car and headed upstate

Princess Boutique in the Bronx Hosts Tea Parties and More

  If you’ve been searching for the perfect place to host a party for your little princess, we’ve got just the spot for you. Behold this perfect little boutique made just for princesses celebrating a special day. It’s called the Pink Princess Nails Party Boutique. Located at Pink princess nails party boutique 1470 Williamsbride Road, little princesses can enjoy tea parties, rock star dance parties , mermaid parties and princess spa parties.

Kmart Slam Dunk Exhibition in the Bronx

  If you’re around Saturday, join Kmart for a fun event to celebrate the launch of new footwear at Kmart- Risewear. There will be dunk contests, giveaways, and more! See below for more information. Be sure to download the Kmart App to get your free tickets. BRONX GET READY TO BALL: Kmart & Rise™ Host ‘The Rise Challenge’ & Dunk Competition To Celebrate New Rise Athletic Shoe Brand at Kmart

Learn to Ride and Design Your Own Skateboard

Sunday, September 18, 2016 2-6PM POLIDO Skateboards Skateboard 101 Hosted by Emanuel Rodriguez and Harold de Jesus Come to learn how to ride a skateboard and get involved in efforts to open an skate-park in Hunts Point. Skateboard design/ Stenciling Hosted by Jazmine Rivera and Apollo Antonio. Do you like Art? Want to learn how to design your own skateboard? Join us and learn how to create a design on

Timberland Helps Restore Bronx Community Garden

Last week the lifestyle brand Timberland helped to restore a garden here in the Bronx as part of both a current initiative and to commemorate 9/11. On September 11th, 2001 some Timberland employees were volunteering in the Bronx when the tragic events that day took place. Every year since then, members of the brand have gathered in NYC to give back to communities in need. This year, the brand was out

Vote for Bronx High School in Auto Shop Challenge

Photo: www.uft.org For the second year in a row, Quaker State has challenged high schools across the country to participate in their Quaker State “Best in Class Challenge.” The challenge is a 6-week automotive education competition where shop classes across the country are given the task of tuning, restoring and customizing a pre-owned car into a pristine, creative representation of their school. Now, the competition has been narrowed down to 55 semi-finalist schools,

Barilla Brings Pasta Swag Bags to the Bronx for #GoOrangeWithBarilla

This month, Barilla is donating 500,000 pasta meals to the Food Bank of New York City, and this week there is a way YOU can help to get that number even higher. During #GoOrangeWithBarilla, the week of September 12th, Barilla will drop by a different borough each day, giving away 20,000 free pasta swag bags and donating another pasta serving for each New Yorker who donates, advocates or signs up to volunteer

Free CityParks Senior Fitness

Photo: CityParks Foundation City Parks Foundation welcomes all New Yorkers, 60 and over, to participate in CityParks  Seniors Fitness. The Fall 2016 season of Seniors Fitness programs will begin the week of September 26, and will offer free tennis lessons, yoga instruction and fitness walking in 16 parks across the city. In the Bronx, the program will be offered in Pelham Bay Park, Soundview Park, and Van Cortlandt Park. More info

Paid Internship for Teens at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

The Bronx Museum is seeking teens (ages 14-19) for an eight-month paid internship. Increase your knowledge of the arts, learn video production skills, and improve your resume. The Bronx Museum of the Art’s Teen Council offers dynamic experiences with contemporary art and culture to urban youth through an intensive after-school program for teens. Structured around video production, artist interviews, and exhibition curation, this year-long paid internship provides teens with an