March 2021

Five Ways to Enjoy Spring Break in the Bronx

The kids off from school but no time to plan anything? Don’t stress it! Not every outing needs to be a ticketed event or far away destination. Here are some last minute ways to enjoy Spring Break in the Bronx: Enjoy a hike at Van Cortlandt Park Pack a book bag with water and snacks and follow the trails at Van Cortlandt Park. Enjoy hiking to the highest point of

Registration Open for Spring Classes at Bronx River Art Center

Virtual or hybrid Spring classes at the Bronx River Art Center begin on Saturday April 10th and run through Monday June 21st. See more information below: BRAC is pleased to offer new and familiar art and digital media classes for all ages this spring 2021 semester. Our class listing also includes BRAC’s FREE “TPS+2.0 Project Studio” course in the Creative Industries for youth ages 15-26. Teen Project Studio is available

Spring Break at the Bronx Zoo + Special Bronx Zoo Membership Promo Code for Bronxmama Readers

  I think we can all agree that this year, Spring Break can’t come soon enough. Children and parents deserve a week free of Google Meet schedules in exchange for time spent outdoors. While we might not be planning our usual trips just yet, there are still plenty of things to do locally to enjoy. And the great part about being in the Bronx is that we have the Bronx

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester Reopening + Family 4-Pack Ticket Giveaway

  Little LEGO® lovers will be very happy to know that LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester is officially reopening on Friday March 26th. Guests can enjoy family fun with new 2-hour playtimes with signature experiences including MINILAND, Rides, LEGO® 4D Cinema, and more! To celebrate, we’re giving away a family 4-pack of tickets to one Bronxmama reader. Read below for more….. LDC will be offering new 2-hour playtime slots, with an

Shake Shack Opening First Bronx Location in Bay Plaza + Gift Card Giveaway

Exciting news for Bronx Shake Shack lovers- the Bronx is finally getting a Shake Shack location on Thursday April 1st. The Bronx is the last borough to finally have a Shake Shack location, and will be located at 344 Baychester Ave in Bay Plaza. Grand Opening Date & Time: Thursday, April 1st at 11 AM The Bay Plaza Shack will be open from 11 AM – 11 PM daily. Dine-in

JetBlue Launches Paisly by JetBlue, a Travel Website that Helps Customers Finish Booking the Rest of their Trip

  JetBlue just announced the launch of Paisly by JetBlue, a new travel website that helps customers finish booking the rest of their trip after booking their Jetblue flight. Paisly’s smart technology uses flight information to make suggestions on hotel stays and car rentals. Travelers can use the Paisly dashboard to book travel and easily create an itinerary, and every purchase is backed by the airline’s award-winning service with assistance

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Launches Scholarship Program 2021

The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is now accepting applications for its 2021 National Scholarship Program. For the fourth consecutive year, the NPRDP will award 100 scholarships valued at $2,000 each, for a total $200,000, to exceptional students of Puerto Rican descent that are making a difference in their communities. Applicants must be high school seniors or full-time college/university students in their freshman through junior years in college. “We are excited to

Fully Remote Elementary Students Can Opt into Blended Learning Until April 7th

  Starting Wednesday, March 24th, elementary school students can opt into blended learning at NYC public schools. From March 24th through Wednesday April 7th, parents have another opportunity to opt into blended learning for in-person learning. To opt in, parents can sign up at www.nycenet.edu/surveys/learningpreference. This form is also used to opt into fully remote learning at any time. Families can also call 311. Middle school and high school parents

Register for Outdoor Music Classes in the Bronx

  Music Together: Heart and Beat Music just started their outdoor music classes for their Spring semester. In order to safely hold in-person classes, they are hosting classes in Van Cortlandt Park, Seton Park, Henry Hudson Park, Isham Park, and Healy Field.  Spring Dates run from March 15th to June 6th (12 weeks) and April 11th to May 30th (8 weeks), with Zoom options also available. Classes include: One 30

COVID-19 Day of Remembrance- New Yorkers Invited to Honor Loved Ones

  The first known COVID-19 death in NYC was confirmed on March 14th 2020. To honor all lives lost since that day, the city will be hosting a day of remembrance on March 14th, 2021. New Yorkers who lost loved ones are invited to share names of photos of those they wish to honor as part of the city’s ceremony. Submit names and photos of loved ones lost to COVID