Children's programs at the New York Botanical Garden

Looking for educational programming for children in the Bronx? One place you might not have considered is the New York Botanical Garden. Did you know that NYBG offers children’s gardening programs? The garden offers programs all year round, with activities for children of all ages to enjoy. In these programs, kids can embark on an exciting adventure to discover the world of plants, making NYBG’s 250 acres their classroom, with

10 Exciting Events at the Bronx Zoo in 2024 + 20% Offer on Membership

Did you know that the Bronx Zoo is celebrating 125 years!? The zoo opened in 1899 and was the first conservation zoo, currently home to over 11,000 animals, representing more than 640 species. So it’s no surprise they will be celebrating all year long with special events, including ones just for Bronx Zoo members. So now more than ever is the perfect time to become a member if you aren’t

New York Public Library Offers Support for Back to School

The New York Public Library has geared up for back to school for kids of all ages, educators, and parents and caregivers with an array of programs and resources, both in person and online. And aside from books, the library will be offering free homework help, learning tools, and fun, engaging activities to help students develop all of their skills. The library will be offering: After school activities and resources

The Bronx Junior Photo League Free Summer Program Information

Looking for free activities for your teen during the summer? The Bronx Junior Photo League summer program is offering a 6-week long newspaper and zine and photobook-making class for students entering the 7th through 12th grades. The program is completely FREE! In addition, the program is offering two in-person classes and one virtual class. VIRTUAL – Photobook Class [7th – 12th Grade] July 5 – August 11, 2021 Monday +

CityParks Learn Environmental Education Programs Registration Now Open for Fall 2019

  Registration is now open for CityParks Learn fall environmental education programs offered by City Parks Foundation for 2nd-8th grade students and teachers. The fall programs – Green Girls, Seeds to Trees, Learning Gardens, Coastal Classroom and Experiential Learning (teaching training program) are offered in local neighborhood parks and recreation/education centers throughout the five boroughs. GREEN GIRLS 6TH—8TH GRADES PROGRAM DATES: September 23 – December 21 PROGRAM TIMES: 3:00 – 5:30pm Green Girls is a year-round after school and summer

Free Fall Sports Programs with City Parks Foundation

City Parks Foundation is kicking off its 2019 fall sports programs for youth and seniors this September. City Parks Foundation provides free programs each year to over 12,000 New York City youth and 1,000 seniors. This fall, we will host over 1,000 youth and 500 seniors in 26 neighborhood parks and recreation centers for participation in FREE programs in golf, and track & field for youth, plus tennis, yoga and fitness walking instruction for seniors. Registration for all programs are now open online and in

Applications Now Open for the BDC's Free Youth Photography Program

  The Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) is a free year-long documentary photography program for students in the 6th-12th grades at the Bronx Documentary Center. All experience levels are welcome and cameras and materials are provided by the BDC. Applications due Sept 20, 2019. **Mandatory orientation for all accepted students on Tuesday, October 1st, from 6-7PM.** Middle School Program October 9, 2019 – June 10, 2020 Wednesdays, 4:15-6:00PM Apply online or download the

Family Camping with NYC Parks Urban Park Rangers

  The other day we had the chance to participate in family camping with the Urban Park Rangers in Van Cortlandt Park. This lottery based program gives families from NYC the chance to camp at different parks around the 5 boroughs. Families enjoy a campfire and other fun activities with the rangers, and tents are provided. We have tried a few times to win a spot and were finally chosen,

Sign Up for this 6 week West African Dance Class for Kids 3-5

  Our friends over at Abada-Capeira are putting together a six week African Dance Class for kids ages 3-5 in the Spring. Dates will be announced soon. If interested, reach out to Jennifer at   About ACBX ABADÁ-Capoeira Bronx (ACBX) works to preserve, share and expand the art of capoeira within diverse communities and families. ACBX uses the practice of Capoeira as a medium to develop youth, build community and inspire

Still time to to Apply for Exciting STEM Enrichment Programs for Spring Break!

  Do you have a student in kindergarten through grade 12 who is interested in having fun, unique, STEM experiences during spring break? Apply now for STEM Matters NYC enrichment programs! Explore your passions and uncover new interests at the NYC Department of Education’s Genovesi Environmental Study Center and NYC Center for Aerospace and Applied Mathematics, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, the Bronx Zoo, Central Park Zoo, Museum of the City

Family-Linc Program Brings $5 Tickets to Lincoln Center

Family-Linc is an arts engagement program for children and families of New York City who normally may not have access to Lincoln Center. With $5 tickets to special events at Lincoln Center, Family-Linc members enjoy inspiring and transformative cultural arts experiences led by some of the best artists in the world. Every event includes a workshop and meal and an opportunity to meet families from all over NYC! Eligibility requirements: Members