Tis’ the season! Thanksgiving came and went and the Christmas lights have made their way out of storage. While they say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, for many it can also be the most stressful. Between hosting extended family, buying gifts, and trying to cram in all the holiday fun in just 4 short weekends- it’s easy to lose sight of what is important- enjoying loved
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It’s not the holidays in the Bronx without the Holiday Train show at the New York Botanical Garden! And as usual, we are excited to be able to partner with the garden to bring our readers a giveaway for a family 4-pack of tickets to see this annual show. About this Year’s Show Enchanting model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each re-created with bark, leaves, and
We’re so excited to share this exciting opportunity! Opening on November 25th, the Third Avenue Holiday Market will run until January 6th and is open daily from 10 am to 8pm. They are currently still selecting vendors to join this awesome event- so if you’re a local artist, maker, or taster- be sure to find out more info about renting a booth or consigning your goods for the duration
Summer might seem far away, but the vision and swim exams to be a lifeguard for NYC Parks are coming up! If you or your teenager are interested, the first step is to take the NYC Lifeguard Qualifying test. Once completed, then the training program begins. Below is more info on the upcoming qualifying test in December and the two Bronx locations. The NYC Lifeguard Qualifying Test All
The best getaways happen off-season…… By Nicole Jackson Sometimes you just need a mini escape to recharge- just enough to get you through the rest of the month. With me returning to college, hubby getting a new job, and Seth turning two and transitioning into the toddler years- that “sometime” finally came about two weeks ago. We were given the chance to have an impromptu, mid-week getaway to our favorite
Forget those subscription boxes. For $40 you can pick up a box of harvested fruits, vegetables and more from Libertad Urban Farm right here in the Bronx. Since last month, this local garden has been putting together these awesome farm boxes filled with both delicious harvested goods from them as well as food, eggs and meat grown and raised by local NYS farmers not commonly found in community grocery stores.
Calling all artists! With the Bronx Children’s Museum getting closer and closer to finally opening its doors, they are calling on local artists to submit design ideas for the new facility. For more information, visit www.bronxchildrensmuseum.com.
*Brought to you by Escuelita de Sofia Imagine your child getting their homework done. Think about your son or daughter then having time for both free play and organized activities. Then think about him/her learning Spanish in a fun and relaxing way and going outside….. We have a warm and caring environment at La Escuelita de Sofia. While we promote and practice Spanish language learning, we understand that your child’s
If you’re off tomorrow with the kids and looking for something to do after hitting the polls, we’ve got a few ideas for you. From arts and crafts to volunteer opportunities, it’s a great day to unplug and explore the borough. Get crafty… Artistic Social will have open paint hours from 10am to 6pm at their studio. Choose a fun plastercraft and spend the afternoon painting. 2921 Westchester
School lunch may be free this year for all students in NYC public school, but the Department of Education wants to remind you that parents, regardless of income, must still complete a School Meals Form so that our schools get access to federal funding for this program and others. To complete your application, simply go to nyc.applyforlunch.com and fill out the application. If you have already added money to your
If you haven’t already heard, American Girl is opening their new store in Rockefeller Plaza soon! And to celebrate, they’ve donated $1 million in free American Girl doll books to NYC kids and teens at New York Public Library locations across the city. Any child or teen with a New York Public Library card or who signs up for a card at their local branch will be eligible to