March 2022

Ticket Giveaway: Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

We recently had the chance to attend the opening night of Orchid Evenings at the New York Botanical Garden. Orchid Evenings take place on select Friday and Saturday evenings during the run of the Orchid Show at NYBG and are for adults 21 and over. Tickets include entry to the Orchid Show, incredible performances, and access to signature cocktails and the Bronx Night Market. About the Orchid Show: The dazzling

Try out to become an NYC lifeguard

Try outs to become an NYC lifeguard are coming up on 3/26, 3/27, 4/2 and 4/3. Lifeguards keep both NYC pools and beaches safe. As a lifeguard, you’ll have the chance to develop job skills, become part of a team, earn NYC Lifeguard certification, and practice your swimming. To qualify, you must: Be at least 16 years of age by the start of employment. Have at least 20/30 vision in

Last chance to sign the petition to fight for NYC Parks budget

During his campaign, Mayor Eric Adams committed to funding NYC Parks with 1% of the NYC budget. But now, the preliminary NYC budget actually cuts the NYC Parks budget by $60 million- which dramatically reduces the parks workforce. We all know what a blessing our city parks were during the height of the pandemic- providing backyards and fresh air to New Yorkers with small spaces. Our mental and physical health

Registration Open for Spring Classes at Bronx River Art Center

For Spring 2022, BRAC offers in person classes in Cartooning, Drawing, Painting, Textile Art and Crochet, Ceramics, Printmaking, Mixed-Media Painting, and in hybrid mode (online and onsite) Digital Illustration and Digital Animation for children, youth, teens, adults and families. Spring 2022 registration will take place until April 23rd through Eventbrite with an Early Bird discount special of 10% off through March 26th. Most classes will be held on-site at the Bronx River Art Center, with sessions taking

Register for Free Track & Field in the Bronx

Registration for City Parks Foundation’s free track & field program is currently open. Beginning on April 2nd, the program meets from 10am to 12pm on Saturdays or Sundays in parks across the city. The youth program is for ages 8 to 16 and is great for beginners looking to learn about long-distance running, javelin throwing, hurdles, and more. Along the way, participants will learn proper technique and new skills all

The Mall at Bay Plaza Sponsors Bronx Entrepreneurship Scholarship

The Mall at Bay Plaza is currently accepting applications for the Bronx Entrepreneurship Scholarship. The purpose is to to award scholarships to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and an express interest in entrepreneurship and/or business. The students eligible for assistance must be Bronx residents and must be graduating high school seniors who have been accepted into an accredited four-year college or university with a