July 2018

How to Enjoy Summer While Saving for College with a NY 529 Plan

Sponsored: We all know that quote floating around social media that reminds us that we only have 18 summers with our kids and to make each one count. I’ve seen it 100 times by now, and each time it still hits me just as hard as the first. Especially since I’m down to 6 summers with my 12 year old. While the day she goes off to college is always

How to Save & Get Organized with BJ's Wholesale Club

Brought to you in partnership with BJ’s Wholesale Club   Can you believe we’re heading into August already!? One more month to cram in the last of summer fun and then it’s back to school. Speaking of back to school- does anyone else feel like the school year is the perfect time to get organized and back on track? There’s just something about brand new planners and fall wardrobes that

Check Out These Eight New Sculptures in Starlight Park

  NYC Parks and the Bronx River Arts Center have put together a yearlong exhibition called “River Rising/Sube el Rio: An Exposition of Science, Art and Technology” in Starlight Park. Located at 177th Street and Devoe Avenue, the exhibit consists of eight sculptures by 15 artists informed by the 1918 Bronx International Exposition of Science, Arts and Industries, which took place on this same site 100 years ago. This is

5 Bronx Running Groups Anyone Can Join

The Bronx is running. You’ve probably seen at least one of these running groups posting their next meetup on social media, but if you’ve been meaning to find a group near you- now is your chance. All of the groups below are open to members of all running paces (or walking!) and are all about keeping the Bronx fit and healthy. So grab a friend and finally stick to those plans

Bronx River Art Center Summer Classes Start July 16th

  Summer classes at the Bronx River Art Center begin on July 16th- there is still time to register. See below for more information.   July 16 – August 17 Each art class is five sessions. Click here to Register Now! If space allows, onsite registration will be available. Art supplies provided. For additional information call 718-589-5819 or email [email protected] KIDS (ages: 6 to 9) MONDAYS: July 16, 23, 30, August 6, &

Park Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

Looking for some opportunities to get involved? Check out these volunteer and event opportunities at local parks around the Bronx. Reach out directly to the contact listed for more information.   It’s My Park Beautification Projects & Community Events  Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in hands-on beautification projects in all five boroughs. Volunteers of all ages and abilities are invited to join in activities from painting benches and planting

City Parks Foundation Kicks Off Free Summer Sports Programs

  This week in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicked off its 2018 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program started on July 2nd and concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport. City Parks Foundation provides over 12,000 New York City children free tennis, golf, soccer, track & field and fitness instruction including free use of equipment in nearly 60 locations citywide. Registration for programs is

Independence Day in the Bronx 2018

Photo by Jason Persaud, Flickr Kick off the 4th with the Co-Op City Fireworks Show on Tuesday Bring a chair and head to the Section 2 Greenway opposite of the Little League field. There will be live music and vendors before they begin. More info here.   Head to the Beach or Your Local Pool Not everyone is lucky enough to have a backyard to host a BBQ or a pool