July 2019

Register for this Breweries Of The Bronx Trolley Tour

  Summer with the kids is fun, but if you need an adult outing idea this weekend- check out this Brewery Tour here in the Bronx. Woodlawn Cemetery has partnered with The Bronx Historical Society for this one-of-a-kind tour. Read below for more info: Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place to many notables and their families who have contributed to a beer-brewing legacy in The Bronx dating back to the

Kids Eat Free at Applebees During the Month of August

When it comes to summer, dinner can be hit or miss for us. We’re either planning a delicious BBQ with family and friends, or realizing it’s already 8 pm and we never took anything down from the freezer to thaw out.  That’s why we’re excited that during the month of August, kids eat free at Applebees- making those nights we turn to eating out a little less hard on our

Family Adventure Race Heads To The Bronx

  City Parks Foundation has kicked off their Family Adventure Race series, an exciting, parent-child race that incorporates basic exercises and sports skills, and provides a healthy, one-hour dose of fun for parents and youth aged 7-12. The 2019 race makes it’s final stop at Crotona Park in the Bronx on Saturday,  August 10th for a timed course featuring 12 activity stations. Team members must properly perform the required exercise or task together before advancing to the next station and final run to the

Street Theater Tour Making a Stop in the Bronx

  In it’s 43rd year, Theater for the New City’s award-winning Street Theater Company will be making its way across the 5 boroughs this August. From August 3rd to September 15th, the traveling theater will be hitting up city streets, parks and playgrounds- making their way to The Bronx on Sunday, August 3rd. The Details: Sunday, August 4 – 2 PM – Bronx – Pontiac Playground, 450 St. Ann’s Avenue Read

Splish Splash Promo Code for Bronxmama Readers

  While indoor water parks are great, we’re all about outdoor water park fun in the summer! Being in the Bronx affords us the ability to easily travel north, west, or out east for some water park fun. One annual summer outing we cross off our bucket list each year is Splish Splash in Long Island. It’s fun for the whole family, and the perfect place to cool off on

Italian Professional Football Club Coming to Arthur Ave

  Head to Arthur Ave on Sunday, July 21st for a fun Pep Rally in celebration of ACF Fiorentina, and homecoming of owner Rocco Commisso- who grew up in the Bronx after emigrating from Calabria. The Italian Professional football club will come to the Bronx before their final USA ICC game at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ on July 24th. The “pep rally” will start at the Arthur Avenue

Cooling Centers in the Bronx

To help New Yorkers beat the heat, New York City will open cooling centers throughout the five boroughs beginning on Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21. Cooling centers are air-conditioned facilities such as libraries, community centers, senior centers, and NYCHA facilities that are open to the public during heat emergencies. Below is a list of Bronx cooling center locations: Sebco Senior Programs NSC 887 Southern Blvd – Basement Bronx

City of Water Day Bronx Events

Now in its 12th year, City of Water Day is a free harbor-wide day organized by the Waterfront Alliance and its partners to get people to, on, and in the water, and will be held this year on Saturday, July 13, 2019. Dozens of communities in New York and New Jersey will host their own City of Water Day events in celebration of our region’s 1,600 miles of coastline. In collaboration

Free Summer Meal Locations in the Bronx

  The NYC Department of Education’s Summer Meals program is available at hundreds of public schools, community pools, public parks, libraries, and other locations around the city. No registration, documentation, or ID is required to receive a free breakfast or lunch meal. To see a list of Bronx locations, visit www.schoolfoodnyc.org. Please note that meals will not be served on July 4 or August 12.

Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park and DreamWorks Water Park Opening in October

  If you’ve crossed the George Washington Bridge over the last several months, then we’re sure your kids have noticed the giant water slides protruding from the future location of Nickelodeon Universe Theme Park and DreamWorks Water Park. And we’re excited to share that their doors are officially opening on Friday October 25th! Here’s what we know: American Dream will be 16 acres of fully enclosed family amusement experience; Big SNOW

What To Expect From Trolls The Experience

With NYC starting to feel like Seattle lately, we’re sure you’ve started adding some indoor options to your summer bucket list. While we recommend library events and other free options as a go-to on rainy days, Trolls the Experience is a must for those of you with Trolls obsessed little ones like mine. If you haven’t already gone, check out a recap of what to expect when you visit.