You’ve probably already got this on your calendar since we posted it a week ago, but don’t forget the Very Hungry Caterpillar special event at the Barnes and Noble in Bay Plaza at 11 am. Kids will create a masterpiece along with the story. If the kids have plans with family or friends Saturday afternoon- moms should definitely take part in the Womans Empowerment Self Defense Workshop at St. James
Let’s give Spring an enthusiastic, official welcome this week. Show your admiration for her on a romp across the lawns and a mini-hike through the woodlands. Admire her accoutrements at the Family Art Project, or at a workshop with Winter Workspace artists who work with plants and other natural materials. Above all, let the light, the air, the tremendous life-force of the new season, inspire and lift your family’s winter-worn
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With the sun pouring through my window, open a crack to the glorious – yes, glorious — winter gardens of Wave Hill beyond, I can’t think of a better outlet than creating a miniature, tabletop landscape, a promise of green to take me through the last few weeks of this cold, dormant season of the year, at one of our terrarium workshops Thursday and Saturday. (And I am thinking that
Plan some sweet time at Wave Hill on Valentine’s Day weekend. Saturday brings a heartening Family Art Project and an unusually sweet cooking demonstration. Both days you can sign up to join Winter Workspace artist Ruth Marshall for an extraordinary knitting workshop keyed to endangered species. Early Sunday, take all your valentines, big and small, on a Discovery Walk with naturalist Gabriel Willow. How sweet!
*BronxMama Nicole Perrino is one of the panelist! The Bronx is celebrating Social Media Week NY with a panel discussion with local bloggers and journalists. This event is from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at the PeaceLove Cafe, 617 Melrose Ave. Free admission. For more info, visit here.
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and La Gran Parada Dominicana de El Bronx, Inc. Cordially Invite You To The 2011 Dominican Heritage Month Celebration Tuesday, February 15, 2011 5:30 pm Bronx County Building Veterans Memorial Hall 851 Grand Concourse, The Bronx RSVP 718-590-3989 firstname.lastname@example.org Music, traditional foods, and a salute to outstanding Dominican-American leaders
Once we hit February, winter begins to lose its shock value as Mother Nature helps us see that this, too, can be an industrious season. Take a leaf from artist Anne Percoco at the Family Art Project. Join Winter Workspace artist-in-residence Ruth Marshall for an intriguing afternoon knitting and purling in the gallery, in what is just the first of a number of workshops, tours and open-studio days with the
1st Annual Winterfest Celebration Saturday, January 22, 2011 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. It will be a day of wintry activities for the whole family at the Winterfest celebration sponsored by Parks’ Bronx Recreation division. The Winterfest will include sports and activities, family games, arts and crafts, information tables, winter demonstrations, and lots of entertainment. A very large turnout is expected and refreshments will be served. Location: St. James Recreation Center