African Arts Family Mural with the Bronx Children's Museum

Saturday, March 9th, 16th, & 23rd, April 6th & 13th: 10:00am-12:00pm African Arts Family Mural Bronx Museum of the Arts 1040 Grand Concourse, 3rd Fl. The Bronx Children’s Museum and guest artist Tesfaye Tessema invite families with children from K-3rd grade to work and play together for five weekends beginning March 9th to create a large mural about something of their choosing that celebrates their identity and their culture. The mural will then be

Bronx River Art Center Winter Classes in Fine Art and Digital Media

Children’s Classes – Winter 2013 January 14, 2013 – March 23, 2013 Cartooning I (Ages 7-9) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Thursdays, 4-6pm Location: Burke Plaza Ages: 7 – 9 Fee: $75 Learn how Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Manga are developed by the Pros. By creating multiple drawings, students will learn to create cartoon characters along with their own storylines.   Cartooning II (Ages 10-12) Instructor(s): Devon Purkiss Time: Fridays,

Gifted and Talented Information Sessions Rescheduled

Dear Families, Gifted & Talented (G&T) Information Sessions for Queens and the Bronx have been rescheduled due to Hurricane Sandy. The Queens session will now take place on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Francis Lewis High School. The Bronx session will now take place on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at P.S. 121 Throop. Both sessions will run from 6 pm to 8 pm, and cover the G&T admissions process for

Last Days of Summer Giveaway #7

A Slot in the Fall 2012 Children’s Gardening Program at NYBG (Garden Crafters-ages 6-12) One lucky BronxMama reader will win a slot for their child in the Children’s Gardening Program at the New York Botanical Garden. Hands-on gardening is the perfect way for kids to get outside and get their hands dirty. Guided by instructors, kids plant, tend, and harvest fresh produce; prepare and taste the fruits of their labor; and

BronxMama Review and Special Offer: The Reading Kingdom-Online Reading Program

By Valerie Vazquez, BronxMama of daughter Sophia. The Reading Kingdom online reading program has been both engaging and educational for my 4 four old daughter Sophia.  She enjoys “playing” on the computer and navigating both the keyboard and mouse much like her Mommy.  She has developed a confidence in reading and is very eager to log on and play the “owl game” every morning.  I have such an appreciation for

Wave Hill Events August 31–September 7

FRI, AUGUST 31   YOGA TOGETHER Jumping frog, twisty owl, downward dog, oh my! Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax the body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Lisa Ferraro, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Incorporate breathing and relaxation techniques into a dynamic and playful experience that you and your child can enjoy together. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing

Rooftop Films at Bronx Terminal Market

Celebrate the summer with Bronx Terminal Market and Rooftop Films every other Tuesday this July and August. Mark your calendars and bring your beach chairs or towels for a FREE, family-friendly film series under the stars on Bronx Terminal Market’s Level 6 garage roof deck. Come early to save your spot and check out special pre-film festivities with community groups starting at 7:30pm. Movies begin promptly at sunset (around 8:30pm).

New Playspace/Enrichment Center Opening!

Kidaroo is a new indoor creative play space / enrichment center located in Riverdale that provides entertainment and imaginative play opportunities for children birth to ten years old. The play area is full of creative play. It is filled with dress up clothes and a stage to perform on, a huge school bus slide / climber, a play loft furnished with a kitchen, doll houses, work benches, a soft area


SESSION DATES/ REGISTRATION INFORMATION: There are three Learn to Swim sessions this summer. Registration dates depend on which session you are applying for. · Session I classes run from Thursday, July 5 to Monday, July 23 Registration begins at 4:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 29 · Session II classes run from Wednesday, July 25 to Thursday, August 9 Registration begins at

This summer at Fancy Feet Dance Studio

Are you looking for something fun to do this SUMMER for you and your child. Fancy Feet Dance Studio offers all kinds of classes that will thrill and excite you. You’ll find classes like Zumba, and Jazz/Hip Hop for you and Jazz/ Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, and Dance Summer Fun which includes ballet, tap, gymnastics and crafts for 3-6 yrs olds. Fancy Feet also offers a Summer Performing Arts Day