events

Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party at NYBG

May 10 & 11, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Daffodil Hill Treat mom to the day out that she deserves, with a vintage twist! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a garden party for the whole family featuring live music, games, casual picnicking, and more—all surrounded by the most spectacular spring landscape New York has to offer. Kids can make an afternoon of crafting birds’ nests, Mother’s Day cards, and giant chalk drawings,

Mother's Day Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 10    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SACHETS AND FLORAL FANTASY FOR MOM Honor Mom with paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts. Join us to make a fragrant sachet filled with lavender, tied with ribbon and bows and decorated with buds. Visiting artist Lina Puerta will help us create unique jewelry out of paper beads, found objects and other materials found in nature. Free and admission to the grounds is

Behind the Scenes: The Biggest Baby Shower Ever

Last week we had a chance to check out the infamous Big City Mom’s The Biggest Baby Shower Ever. If you’re an expectant mom or mommy to a little one- this is definitely the place to be. Mom’s who attend the shower have several ticket options, one of which includes an amazing over flowing gift bag. But, the basic tickets are still very worth the price- giving expectant moms direct

Photo Recap: Annual H.O.P.E at the Crib and G.I.V.E Easter Event

Head on over to Facebook to see our album from this amazing event hosted by Hope at the Crib, G.I.V.E and sponsored by Actuator Inc, Bronxmama, Beanfields Snack, Eatrageous, Windows of Hip Hop, Wendy’s, Health First, Apryl Cadabra, Beso Lounge, Merced Family, Sotomayor Family   Special thanks to Beanfields Snacks and Eatrageous for sponsoring the yummy and healthy snack options for the kids!   See the rest of the pics here.  

Celebrate Food With the Family at the Culinary Kids Food Festival!

April 14-21; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. As part of the Garden’s Edible Academy initiative, join us for a family-friendly, week long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods. Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden staff and the culinary team, Growing Chefs, will be on hand offering cooking demonstrations, recipes, and hands-on activities, with plenty of music and tastings to add to the fun. Bring your Festival passport along

Dinosaur fun at the Bronx Zoo

Back by popular demand, the 2014 Dinosaur Safari ride provides a whole new dinosaur experience!  Visitors will be transformed into detectives and discover how fossils provide clues to what really occurred in our prehistoric past. With tons of adventure, interactive vignettes, all new dinosaurs, and lush surroundings, this year’s Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed is bigger, badder, and better than ever! Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo at the Bronx Zoo – April 16th – 20th Take

This Week at Wave Hill

SAT, MARCH 29    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GARDEN DESIGNS Visit the various garden areas of Wave Hill and consider which one might be your ideal garden to take home. Then, use textured paper and flower images to create a garden design to your own specifications. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, MARCH 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GARDEN DESIGNS Visit the various garden areas of Wave Hill and consider which one might

Recap: Britax "Style Your Ride"

Last week we had the chance to check out some new Britax Affinity stroller designs at the Style Your Ride event hosted by Audrey and Vera of Getting Gorgeous. Here’s a fun recap of the event and the lovely new designs: The Britax Affinity comes in some great colors, perfect for the upcoming warm weather that we have been longing for! Cool Berry, Sky Blue, Cactus Green, Red Pepper, Fossil Brown,

Remembering Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Era: Black History Month at the BMHC Lab

The Bronx Music Heritage Center (BMHC) Lab will celebrate Black History Month with a free Bronx community event commemorating the Civil Rights Movement and the 50th anniversary of Freedom Summer.  Attendees at the event, titled Remembering Freedom Summer and the Civil Rights Era: Black History Month at the BMHC Lab, will learn about Civil Rights through jazz, storytelling, photo-sharing and film, all while shopping, eating locally, and enacting their rights.  

Valentine's Day fun at #bxsipandshop

Yesterday was all about women and having a little Valentine fun at our Pre-Valentine’s Day Sip and Shop at Beso Lounge. What better way to have  fun than to enjoy an evening with your girlfriends and enjoy wine, nails, and shopping? For those who missed out on the fun, here’s a little recap:   #BXSIPANDSHOP AT BESO LOUNGE             The Wine Wine tasting from Les