Saturday, May 21 10:30-12:30 p.m. In celebration of May, Bike, Bronx Week’s Environmental Day, and Bike Month, BPMM’s annual Bike Tour will focus on gardens, visiting private gardens on City Island and public gardens in Pelham Bay Park. Park horticulturist Scott Farrington rides along as our expert. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on BPMM’s own beautiful grounds afterwards. Please arrive by 10:15 so that we can depart at 10:30.
Excellent Skills Playschool has a grand opening coming up for parents to check out-located in the Pelham Bay area of the Bronx. For those who attend the grand opening, there will be some cool prizes raffled off! AND BronxMama readers can get a week of childcare FREE, continue reading for more information!
Free! Rain or shine! Take the 6 train to Westchester Square.
Wednesday, May 4 / 5:00-8:00pm Hostos Repertory Theater BCA’s Bronx WritersCorps presents its 15th annual youth poetry slam, “My Words, My Way”, in which young poets perform original poetry raising their voices to reveal the truth of their lives and their dreams for the future. This evening’s slam is hosted by writer/performer Earl Majette and features Abiodun “DUNE” Oyewole of “The Last Poets” and a special performance by SideTrack Boyz. Admission
Saturday April 16th, at all of the YMCA locations around NYC, they will be celebrating Healthy Kids Day. The free event will be held from 10AM to 3PM-hosting Healthy Kids Day activities from 10AM to 4PM. La Mega will be hosting at the Bronx location. This event is FREE. Bronx YMCA – 2 Castle Hill Ave. – Bronx, NY 10473 – (718) 792-9736
Lewis Carroll’s immortal classic, Alice in Wonderland, is a tale about a young girl whose boredom takes her on a journey of the imagination, creating a wonderland of characters. Through Alice’s imagination, ordinary everyday things become extraordinary. The words on the page come alive as Alice recites the Jabberwocky and learns how to overcome her own fears. Presented by the Hampstead Stage Company. For ages 4 and older. Friday, April
There are so many events going on in your local parks, it’s hard to name all of them- but this one is just too cool to not mention! Seal Shore Safari Sunday, March 13, 2011 12:00 p.m. Seals hang out by the beach between December and March and you’ll get to see them during low tide. Dress appropriately and bring your own binoculars if you have them. Location : Orchard
The Bronx Museum of the Arts is launching Bronx Talks: Bronx Stories, a public program highlighting the diversity of experiences that exist in the borough, as expressed through personal narratives. Storytelling, a powerful way for people to connect with one another and with art, will be the main feature. Bronx Stories will showcase performances by storytellers, musicians, poets, artists, and dancers that are inspired by their Bronx experiences and by
Plan some sweet time at Wave Hill on Valentine’s Day weekend. Saturday brings a heartening Family Art Project and an unusually sweet cooking demonstration. Both days you can sign up to join Winter Workspace artist Ruth Marshall for an extraordinary knitting workshop keyed to endangered species. Early Sunday, take all your valentines, big and small, on a Discovery Walk with naturalist Gabriel Willow. How sweet!