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World Wide Day of Play

This Saturday is Nickelodeon’s annual Worldwide Day of Play! If you weren’t able to score tickets to the event in Prospect Park, there are still plenty of fun outdoor things to do in our own backyard! Family Art Project at Wave Hill: It’s the last day of summer so let the September sun be your helper as you use special photographic paper to make silhouettes from the light of the

Briana Reviews: Mojo Backpacks

Briana’s latest review is up! This time she reviewed the Orange Pufft Pyramid backpack from Mojo. She took her bag to school and tested it out for herself, lets see how it went! Check out the other awesome backpacks from Mojo here.

Review: Cozy Wall Art

After painting my last apartment and finding out what a terrible painter I am- I have decided to leave the walls in my small railroad apartment white. There are only so many pictures or paintings you can hang, and I think I’ve probably reached my limit- so I decided to try a nice big decal in our mini playroom. When I first saw the half room attached to my bedroom,

Event Recap: BXBTS

On the last Sunday of summer break, BronxMama along with Mommy’s Mingle hosted a Bronx Back to School (#BxBTS) picnic in the park. It was an event to get the kids together and have a day in the park full of good clean fun! The kids ran around in the sprinklers,  climbed the jungle gym and played some games from the book, Go Outside and Play from Kaboom. Each kid

Pully Palz Giveaway!

What a great idea! We all know how many times we’ve had to crawl on the floor looking for something baby has dropped. And if it’s a pacifier, we then have to find the nearest sink to rinse off before we can give it back. Pully Palz solves just that! Pully Palz continually retrieves pacifiers, and more! Entertains baby and helpful to parents at home or on-the-go…Attaches to car seats,

BRONX STORIES: NATIVE AMERICAN EDITION IN HONOR OF NATIVE AMERICAN DAY

Join us for an evening of storytelling, poetry, and music inspired by the Bronx and works of art on view.  Make your voice heard in our open mic. Featuring Dennis Redmoon Darkeem,Candace Tarpley, and Charles Whalen.  Produced in collaboration with storyteller, poet and Bronx Museum Community Advisory Council member Bobby Gonzalez. Location: 2nd Floor North Wing and Galleries  Bronx Stories are made possible with support from The David Rockefeller Fund.  Beer has been lovingly provided by

POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE ANNOUNCES MAJOR GRANT FROM STUBHUB FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT

The New York City Police Athletic League announced that it has been named a StubHub Rising Star, receiving a major grant of $200,000 over the next three years from the StubHub Foundation, a corporate advised fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, to support a year-round partnership focused on PAL’s sports programs for inner-city boys and girls, including youngsters in the Bronx.   The award provides funding for the research,

AN ARTISTIC VIEW OF BRONX’S HISTORIC HOUSES

DATE: August 30 – October 5, 2013 TIME: Tuesday – Saturday;             8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: Poe Park Visitor Center             2640 Grand Concourse             Poe Park, Bronx DETAILS: Inspired by historical homes, including those in the Bronx, Cara Lynch’s exhibition of prints and installations is a window into the world of intricate patterns from past centuries. House Work explores Lynch’s concern and interest in feminine identity and the home,

Fall Gardening Programs for Kids at NYBG

*BronxMama Pick! School may be around the corner, but kids can still get outside (and get their hands dirty!) this fall at The New York Botanical Garden!  In NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program, kids plant, tend, and harvest delicious veggies and herbs; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and enjoy nature with new friends in the beautiful setting of the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Description: The Children’s Gardening