Holiday Round up

Memorial Day Weekend in the Bronx 2018

Julie Larsen Maher ©WCS   It may not feel like it, but Memorial Day Weekend is upon us. If you don’t already have plans out of town or just lounging at the beach, here’s a list of some of our top picks for what’s happening in the Bronx this weekend.   Boogie Down at the Bronx Zoo There’s only two weekends left to check out Boogie Down at the Bronx

Check Out this Affordable Teacher Gift Idea

  Christmas break is upon us- and that means you’ve got one last day for teacher gifts! When it comes to teachers, coffee or tea is a no brainer, but if you’re like me- on a budget and 5 teachers to shop for- gift cards can be overwhelming when you don’t exactly have a lot to put towards each one. That’s why I love the $10 coffee or latte cards

How To Create a Holiday Themed Brunch & Hot Cocoa Bar

  Earlier this month we teamed up with the New York Dolls Collection to bring an afternoon of cheer to a wonderful group of girls in the Bronx. Each girl enjoyed manicures, a hot cocoa bar, and went home with their very own Harper Doll- who happens to be from the Bronx! It was a beautiful afternoon and thanks to Oriental Trading- it came out exactly as we envisioned. If

What to Do with Kids on Election Day in the Bronx

  If you’re off tomorrow with the kids and looking for something to do after hitting the polls, we’ve got a few ideas for you. From arts and crafts to volunteer opportunities, it’s a great day to unplug and explore the borough.   Get crafty… Artistic Social will have open paint hours from 10am to 6pm at their studio. Choose a fun plastercraft and spend the afternoon painting. 2921 Westchester

Places to See Pumpkins & Carve Your Own in the Bronx

Looking for some inspiration for your own pumpkin carving this weekend? We’ve rounded up some places in the Bronx to see, buy, and even carve your own pumpkins in the Bronx. Have a place to add? Comment below!   Pumpkin Carving at the Bronx Zoo Photo: Bronx Zoo For the last weekend of Boo at the Zoo, head over and watch some amazing pumpkin carving at the Dancing Crane Pavilion.

Planning a Fun Halloween Party with Oriental Trading

Two witches, a butterfly, and a dabbin’ penguin (Penguin costume from Oriental Trading)   As I climbed to the top of the playroom closet the other day I noticed that aside from Christmas, Halloween comes in second place when it comes to the amount of decor I have. It’s so much fun hosting Halloween parties, so I’ve collected some great pieces over the years for both children and adult events. And if

Things to Do for Father's Day in the Bronx

Photo: Wave Hill Celebrate Father’s Day in the Bronx! Still figuring out what to do? From free events to fun ideas, we’ve got you covered. We’ll continue to update this list. On Friday, Affinity Health Plan on Fordham is celebrating with free haircuts for dad from 2 to 5pm. www.facebook.com Then from 4 to 7 at the Mall at Bay Plaza, kids can make their dads a cool picture frame

Mother's Day Events in the Bronx

Photo: NYBG This year, Sunday May 14th is Mother’s Day. Whether your idea of a perfect Mother’s Day is sleeping in, spending time outdoors, or pampering yourself- every mom deserves a special day to celebrate! We’ve gathered a list of events and things to do around the Bronx on Mother’s Day weekend, so print this out, circle your favorites, and leave it laying around to give your family some ideas

Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

5 Days of Valentine's Date Ideas in the Bronx

For those with kids who celebrate Valentine’s Day, you know it’s more about at what point you can squeeze in a few hours alone than getting reservations at a fancy restaurant. Here are five days worth of fun little Valentine’s date ideas that you can try to squeeze in- including some ideas you can bring the kids to. Friday, February 10th   Stop in for Happy Hour at the Bronx

Team Bronxmama's Holiday Wish Lists: Gift Suggestions for Everyone on Your List

I love our team here at Bronxmama. Comprised of different personalities, we each bring something different to the table. That can clearly be seen in this year’s Holiday Wish Lists that each of us have put together- even our youngest writer Briana! We hope these lists give you some ideas when shopping for the perfect gifts this year, and feel free to comment below with your wish list too! XOXO,