Children's Gardening Program Registration

Get ready for a brand new year of gardening fun in NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program. Beginning Monday, February 2, registration opens for the spring, summer, and fall season of programs! Call 718.817.8181, e-mail the Registration Office, or fax the Registration Form to 718.817.8829. Registration by mail must be postmarked no sooner than Saturday, January 31. Download the Brochure.  2015 Programs: Garden Sprouts, Ages 3–5 Accompanied by a parent or guardian,

Sign up for your IDNYC Card + Membership to Zoos, Museums, and More..

IDNYC is offering a free one year membership to many cultural institutions once signed up with the identification card-which is free. See information below and sign up at your nearest application location. To enroll, visit for an application and for more information. Enrollment Centers are located at: Bronx Business Center – DOF 3030 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor Bronx, NY 10455 (at E 156th St and Third Ave) Mon, Tue,

Bronx Memberships You Should Have in 2015

Many places you visit nowadays offer membership options. Depending on how many times you plan to visit in a year, it often pays for itself in a few visits and has some great perks for you and your family. There are also some great programs and places that you should consider supporting in 2015. Must Haves   The Bronx Zoo If you have young children, this one is a given. With just

The Children's Gardening Program Gets Festive in Fall!

We’ve had a chance to be a part of this program and must stay it is amazing!! The fall Children’s Gardening Program kicks off September 6, treating kids to a cool new season of gardening fun, fresh food, and nature exploration in the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Sprouts and Crafters will plant, tend, and harvest lettuce, radishes, carrots, and more; learn about such themes as the changing seasons, our fall

Environmental Workshops in the Bronx

Green Generations offers FREE 2-hour workshops from 10am to 12pm once per month on Saturdays from May to October for children 8-12 years old. Each of these workshops have an eco-friendly theme to teach children about sustainability and cultivate a love for nature. The workshops are held at St. Mary’s Park and drop-off/pick-up will be in front of the St Mary’s Recreation Center entrance. There are a maximum of 8 children per group and

Fall Gardening Programs for Kids at NYBG

*BronxMama Pick! School may be around the corner, but kids can still get outside (and get their hands dirty!) this fall at The New York Botanical Garden!  In NYBG’s Children’s Gardening Program, kids plant, tend, and harvest delicious veggies and herbs; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and enjoy nature with new friends in the beautiful setting of the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden. Description: The Children’s Gardening

Swimming Lessons in the Bronx

  Lots of parents have been asking about swimming lessons in the Bronx. So, Bronxmama has started to compile a list of the ones we have found, and will continue to add as we find more. Please leave a comment below if you would like to share a location you know of, or if you’d like to give your feedback on one listed. Thanks! Swimming Lessons in the Bronx: NYC