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Fall in Van Cortlandt Park

Sept 27 Fall Night Hike, recommended for families! http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2014/09/27/night-hike-light Starting Sept 28 Drawing Nature (ages 8 & up) Hone your observation skills by drawing directly from nature.  Bring your own folding chair and we will supply the rest. 9/28-10/12 at Sachkerah Woods (Gun Hill & Jerome) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-tickets-13148504531 10/19-11/2 at Memorial Grove (246th & Broadway) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drawing-nature-at-van-cortlandt-park-1019-112-tickets-13148763305 Oct 19, 2-5 Rocking the Boat Here’s your chance to row on Van Cortlandt Lake and while

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, AUGUST 9    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SPRAY A GARDEN Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes. Combine mists of watercolor with blossoms fashioned from color-soaked coffee filters to make a blooming vision. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, AUGUST 10    SUMMER BIRDING Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through

Family Movie Night in Westchester Square

Join the Westchester Square Bid on June 14th and June 21st for Westchester Square’s first-ever Family Movie Night! They will be featuring Despicable Me 2 and Frozen outside on Lane Avenue between Westchester Avenue and Benson Street! Saturday, June 14th 7PM-10PM: Frozen Saturday, June 21st 7PM-10PM: Despicable Me 2  

Date Idea

Place: Turtle Cove Golf Center Things to Do:Miniature golf, batting cages, golf range Day or Night Date: Both but we recommend day for a quiet day date Baby Friendly?: Yes Cheap Date: Pretty much Location: Pelham Bay Park   A great day date getaway while the kids are in school or when they are with a family member is having some miniature golf fun at Turtle Cove golf center. $7

Giveaway: Family 4pack to Culinary Kids Festival at NYBG

Culinary Kids Food Festival February 17–23, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. In the Dining Pavilion behind the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory If you didn’t know, there is going to be an awesome Culinary Kids Food Festival at the New York Botanical Garden from February 17th to the 23rd. The week is going to be filled with lots of great activities, so we are excited to host a giveaway for a

Simple and fun Halloween Treats

Halloween is almost here! Some of the best things about the holidays are the crafts and fun recipes because it means time spent together. It doesn’t have to be some super crazy project with lots of supplies and steps.. especially when you are working with a budget or with what you already have! Bronxmama Melissa has shared two fun-and super simple snacks that you can do with your little ones.

Event Recap: BXBTS

On the last Sunday of summer break, BronxMama along with Mommy’s Mingle hosted a Bronx Back to School (#BxBTS) picnic in the park. It was an event to get the kids together and have a day in the park full of good clean fun! The kids ran around in the sprinklers,  climbed the jungle gym and played some games from the book, Go Outside and Play from Kaboom. Each kid

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