Gunhill Road Ramble

Join the Bronx River Alliance for their monthly RAMBLE This month the group will be exploring GUN HILL Rd / E233rd Street 10am Tour will follow the path of the Old Bronx River Parkway from Gun Hill Rd to East 233rd St at Muskrat Cove (approx 1.5 miles) through the communities of Wakefield, Williamsbridge and Woodlawn. The collection of 1920’s and 1030’s apartment buildings along Bronx Blvd will be highligted.Meet at

Join Bronxmama and Polarn O. Pyret for Everyday of Play

When: April 8-14, 2013 Where: Outside What should I bring: Clothes for the weather, a camera, a great attitude and creativity. How you can participate: 1) Go outside and play with your kids. Send Polarn O. Pyret your photos and let them know what you did. Each day they will randomly select one $50 gift certificate winner from all those who have submitted photos and/or stories. Stories and photos can

Spring for the Bronx Action Tours

     APRIL IS THE PERFECT TIME TO SPRING FOR THE BRONX! SATURDAY, APRIL 6, Hiking Tour   Hike through Woodlawn Cemetery, one of the largest cemeteries in New York, designated a National Historic Landmark. Pay tribute to illustrious Bronxites and notables while on a guided tour to the gravesites of Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Lionel Hampton, Celia Cruz, Herman Melville and more.        Then head to the historic Van Cortlandt

Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: 03/31/2013 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm  WHERE:El Batey de Doña Provi (E 178 St. Bet. Bathgate and 3 Ave.)East 178th StreetBronx,NY COST:Free

Soccer for Success Program

SPRING 2013 SEASON STARTS MARCH 26!!! OVERVIEW South Bronx United has partnered with the Claudio Reyna and US Soccer Foundations to bring the Soccer for Success program to the Bronx. Soccer for Success is a national program that uses soccer as a tool to combat childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles for children in urban communities. Participants in the program take part in soccer training sessions that incorporate lessons on

Kids Week at Crotona Park

Monday, March 25, through Friday March 29 2013 1:00 p.m. We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. While most of our programs are family friendly, the programs highlighted here

Living in Sequence Exhibition

Saturday, March 23, 2013 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. This event repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 3/9/2013 and 3/30/2013. Living in Sequence is a comic book exhibition celebrating Poe Park’s place in comic history. Bob Kane, Bill Finger and Jerry Robinson once created Batman, Robin and the Joker while sitting on a park bench in Poe Park. Living in Sequence will take you on a journey

Bronx Park Living Library Walk

March 09, 2013 (11am) Bronx Park Living Library Walk Zimmerman’s Playground (Britton St. bet. Olinville Ave. & Barker Ave.)  Join us for our first Ramble of the year led by Mr. Morgan Powell “Bronx Park Living Library Walk” This all new interactive walking tour is designed for all ages. We will explore the joy of lifelong learning by looking at neighborhood parks and landmarks with the founder of Bronx River

This Week at Wave Hill

SAT, MARCH 2   FAMILY ART PROJECT—FAMILY ROOTS AND BRANCHES Family Roots and Branches/Ramas y Raices Familiares Make a family album featuring your family’s global roots. See and sketch trees from around the world and use your sketch in a collaged, hand-made book bound with a found twig. Bring family photos, if you like, to adorn your album. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM‒1PM

Ferry Point Park in the Bronx

Ferry Point Park in the Bronx is one of our favorite parks we frequent. While it might not have a playground, it’s become our very own backyard to explore. Many people who visit Ferry Point go to BBQ, play soccer, cricket, or ride bikes up and down the trails. But it’s also such a unique place to explore. It’s my favorite park to bring my hammock and enjoy the water