Festival

Jeter Day Block Party

YOU are invited to help celebrate Derek Jeter Day on Sept. 7, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., on Rivera Avenue! The New York Yankees are honoring “The Captain” inside Yankee Stadium that day, but you can join the party outside! There will be cake, music and souvenirs. Come out and show your appreciation for a Yankees Legend! (This event is sponsored by the 161 Business Improvement District) Start Date:

Bronx River Festival

July 13, 2013 (12-4pm) Bronx River Forest at Burke Bridge The Bronx River Festival is a celebration of the Bronx River with lots of activities on deck for the entire family, including: Free community paddles Guided Ramble Tours Nature scavenger hunt Planting and plant rescue Free bike loans Field games Face-painting Community resource info Entertainment Capoiera Arts…and much more! The event is FREE and no registration is required. For more information call (718) 430-4665 or

Anne Hutchinson Festival

BPMM and NYC Parks join forces to celebrate the 420th anniversary of Anne Hutchinson’s birth. The festival is just one of a year-long calendar of Bronx events to honor her. Hutchinson (1591-1643), who eventually settled in what is now the Bronx, was an outspoken advocate for freedom of religion and women’s equality in religious matters. She was tried for heresy. Music, games, crafts, storytelling, and more will be ongoing throughout