Happenings

Wave Hill Events Oct 15-Oct 22

This is the moment to harvest the last fruits of the year, before the landscape shifts into its deep winter sleep. Wave Hill offers plenty to inspire appreciation for Mother’s Nature’s bounty, and a rich harvest of opportunities for families to respond creatively, whether it’s one of the last few Family Yoga sessions of the year, a sculptural Family Art Project or simply a ramble through the woodlands and a

Halloween 2010:Halloween Hoorah at the New York Botanical Garden

In the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden. Saturday, October 9–Sunday, October 31 Jack-o’-lanterns, costumes, and trick or treating–Halloween is a great time to be a kid–and at The New York Botanical Garden’s annual Halloween Hoorah, it’s a great time to be an adult, too. So scoop up your favorite little ghouls and goblins and go marvel at the 500 pumpkins carved and sculpted by Michael Anthony Natiello (the creator of the annual

Boo at the Zoo

Celebrate a New York Halloween tradition! October weekends are packed with activities, including hay mazes and hayrides, pumpkin carving demonstrations, puppet shows, magic shows, and live music. Embark on a Haunted Safari Adventure to protect a creature that needs your help and enjoy an augmented reality 3-D experience. Best of all,  visit with bats, cats, and creepy critters.  And don’t forget, kids in costume get in free!*

First Wednesday: Bronx Culture Trolley

Hop on the trolley and enjoy attractions at some of the hottest cultural spots along the lower Grand Concourse Catch the trolley on the first Wednesday evening of each month (except January & September) at Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos, on the campus of Hostos Community College at 450 Grand Concourse. The trolley departs at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30pm for other venues in the South Bronx Cultural Corridor. The trolley

October at Wave Hill

October ushers in the poignant delights of autumn. At Wave Hill, the presence of the mighty Hudson River at our feet renders so much more potent the attributes of the season—cool, crisp air; swaths of saturated fall color; arrows of geese heading south overhead; the savory bounties of the harvest. Reserve seats for yourself and your family and friends at Wave Hill caterer Great Performances’ Farm to Table Brunch on

BronxMama Park Picks

Every day-all around the borough there are lots of cool and exciting things happening in the parks. Take advantage while the weather is still nice and save the indoor activities for the cold weather!

Children's Gardening Program at NYBG

Children’s Gardening Program 2010 Kids plant, tend, and harvest fresh produce with the help of instructors through the New York Botanical Garden’s celebrated Children’s Gardening Program. As featured on NBC (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiyTcoaB7KI), the program allows kids the chance to cook and eat vegetables, meet new friends, and make a lasting connection with nature.  Age-appropriate activities are offered in two special programs in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden: Garden Sprouts (ages

First Ever Bronx Food Summit!

An awesome first time ever Bronx Food Summit is happening on May 1st. The summit is a day long event about eating well in the Bronx. The summit will serve to bring together Bronx residents, food lovers, food justice advocates, local businesses, schools and community organizations to discuss options for healthier food and better living in our borough. There will be hands on workshops and informative seminars to teach teach participants

$5 Horse-Drawn Carraige Rides at the Bronx Zoo

Weekends, Nov 7–Dec 27 The Bronx Zoo’s beloved Clydesdale horses Ranger, Jesse, and Monty have once again trotted into the spotlight to take guests on festive wagon rides, Saturdays & Sundays beginning November 7. The Clydesdale—a high-stepping draft horse—is in its element when at work, whether in the field or at the head of a cart. At the zoo, they enjoy long walks with their keepers, being brushed, and the