June 2022

Fireworks at Orchard Beach in the Bronx

One of our favorite events to kick off the summer is happening on Wednesday, June 29 in the Bronx. The New York Salutes America Fireworks Extravaganza at Orchard Beach will take place from 6pm to 10pm. Presented by Bronx Borough President Vanessa Gibson and NYC Council Member Marjorie Velazquez, this annual firework display is the one time you can hang at Orchard Beach late at night and enjoy a spectacular

Free Outdoor Public Pools Open in the Bronx

New York City’s free outdoor public pools open on Tuesday, June 28. All public pools are open for two swim sessions every day of the summer- from 11am to 3pm and 4pm to 7pm. Swimmers must be wearing a swimsuit to enter the pool area, and everyone must have a lock for the locker to put their belongings. Looking for the nearest public pool near you in the Bronx? See

FREE youth STEM program in the Bronx!

Calling all middle schoolers to have fun while learning about the environment with free outdoor adventures this summer! The CityParks Green Girls Empowered by ING Summer Institute invites 6th-8th grade girls to have five weeks of fun-filled adventures learning about environmental science and STEM in their local parks. Kicking off on July 5th, this free weekly program transforms local parks into a hands-on laboratory. From canoeing to conducting science experiments, bird-watching to

Summer Art Programs in the Bronx

Looking for art classes in the Bronx? Sign up for the Bronx River Art Center’s Bronx Summer Art Focus or choose single classes to enjoy. The Bronx Summer Art Focus program is a five-week daily program to learn and develop your skills and creativity in Visual Arts, working with professional teaching artists. The program meets every day, allowing students to learn various media and techniques. Children and Teens Bronx Summer Art

9 Trolley Tours in the Bronx to Experience this Summer

If you haven’t been on a trolley tour in Woodlawn Cemetery yet, this summer is your chance. Woodlawn Cemetery hosts a variety of trolley tours so visitors can discover the rich heritage and beauty of the cemetery. LGBTQ Trolley Tour Pay tribute to some of the notable LGBT figures including writers, artists, and vaudeville stars, buried at Woodlawn. Vaudeville and Jazz Greats Trolley Tour Visit the final resting place of

Free Book Giveaway at Bronx Public Libraries

This summer, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books for kids and teens. Starting on June 9, families can stop by their nearest branch in Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island to grab free books to keep-forever! Young readers can also pick up a specially designed NYPL bookplate to stick in their new books. Children from birth to 18 can choose from an array of new paperback

Experience Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP An Extra Big Adventure

Calling all Disney lovers! We’ve shared the fun things happening at CAMP NYC stores before, but for the first time ever children and their families can visit for an exciting Disney experience! Starting on May 28, head over to the 5th Avenue CAMP store for Disney’s Mickey & Friends x CAMP: An Extra Big Adventure. Enjoy this larger-than-life play experience where families can climb, zip, slide, bounce, dance and work

4 Exciting Ways to Finish Out Spring at the Bronx Zoo

The countdown to summer is on! But you still have time to cross some fun off your Spring bucket list. One place that is perfect to visit in the Spring is the Bronx Zoo. While there are so many ways to enjoy your visit throughout the year, we’re sharing 4 reasons to visit before Spring is over: Celebrate the World of Birds 50th Anniversary Can you believe that the iconic