February 2020

Registration for Bronx River Art Center Spring Classes

Are you looking for art or design classes in the Bronx for kids? Registration opens for Spring classes at the Bronx River Art Center on Saturday February 29th. From drawing to cartooning to ceramics, there is a great selection of classes at BRAC. To learn more information and to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.   Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later

Giveaway: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Annual Pass Family Pack

There’s a great sale going on right now for LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester, and to celebrate we’re giving away a Family 4-pack of Annual Passes to one lucky Bronxmama reader! From now until March 6th, families can take advantage of a $25 discount on annual passes. Annual Pass Details: Save $25 (over 30%) on Annual Passes during the limited time sale which, during the sale, pays for itself in less than

Winter Trip to Harrisburg Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, the capital of Pennsylvania, sits along the Susquehanna River. The river, which was once home to the Susquehannock tribe, is the longest river on the East Coast of the United States and runs through New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. So it’s no wonder that Harrisburg has played a huge role in American history- including the American Civil War and Industrial Revolution. This makes Harrisburg a great region to bring

Check Out the New Bronx Council on the Arts Building

Last week we stopped in at the new Bronx Council on the Arts (BCA) building in Westchester Square to tour the new facility and enjoy one of their Artists Talks. Located at 2700 East Tremont Avenue, the new headquarters will be a resource for local artists and writers, and host various events each month. To check out upcoming events, visit www.bronxarts.org/events. The facility is three floors- with modern touches. The

Drop-in Indoor Play Space in the Bronx

While the Bronx is home to the largest park in New York City and endless amounts of green space to enjoy, there’s no secret that we don’t have as many indoor options for children as we should. So we’re happy to share that La Escuelita de Sofia Dual Language Pre-School is going to be having a drop-in indoor play space on Saturdays and Sundays starting on Saturday February 15th. For

Giveaway: Tickets to the Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

Earlier this week we had a chance to check out the media preview of this year’s Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden. The Orchid Show: Jeff Leatham’s Kaleidoscope runs from February 15th through April 19th and features thousands of beautiful orchids. We’re happy to partner up with the garden to give away a family 4-pack of tickets to the show. Read below for more information about the show

Lunch Date at Porto Salvo

  If you still haven’t checked out Porto Salvo here in the Bronx- be sure to plan a date soon! This cozy Italian restaurant and wine bar is the perfect spot for brunch- or a impromptu lunch date. On our last visit we opted for the Branzino- which was delicious!!! Decorated with seaport vibes on the outside- and old port tavern vibes inside, it’s no wonder we were in the

Giveaway: The Royal Hanneford Circus at the Westchester County Center

Our friends over at The Royal Hanneford Circus have teamed up with us for a special giveaway for Bronxmama readers. They are giving away a family 4pack of tickets to any upcoming 10AM or 6PM show. The show runs from February 15th to the 17th at Wechester County Center. To enter for your chance to win, leave a comment below letting us know what your plans are for this President’s

More Than A Book Club: Weekly Bronx Book Club Centers Around Social Issues

One Book Club in the Bronx is using their love of reading to highlight social issues faced in our borough. Aptly named One Book One Bronx, this book club is a community-centered book club that hosts weekly restorative conversations related to gentrification, social justice, women’s empowerment, and criminal justice. Launched in October 2018, reading selections reflect the racial, economic, and gender demographics of the Bronx and build bridges to engagement

Bronx Arts Ensemble and Children’s Theatre Company at Lehman College Bringing Children’s Musical Series to Bronx Public Libraries

Bronx Arts Ensemble and the Children’s Theatre Company at Lehman College will perform several performances of each of three musicals this spring at local branches of the New York Public Library in a newly official and ongoing partnership. These musicals have a long history with the Bronx Arts Ensemble, going back to the first performance of Peter and the Wolf in 1980, and in recent years the musical series has