New BJ's Wholesale Club Location Opens in Riverdale + Grand Opening Fun

Last week Bronxmama had the pleasure of hosting a sneak peek of the new BJ’s Wholesale Club location here in the Bronx to some of our very own Bronx bloggers as well as some of our borough’s neighbors. Throughout the evening, the bloggers were given an aisle by aisle tour and had a chance to find as many organic items in the clubhouse as possible. It was a fun way

This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT, JANUARY 9    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SUNRISE, SUNSET Look to the sky’s palette of colors, infused with shades of dusk or dawn, and then blend and blur paint and tissue-paper dyes against a silhouette of winter trees, city skyline, river or bridge to create an inspirational scene. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, JANUARY 10    WINTER BIRDING The Hudson

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 24    FAMILY ART PROJECT: TINY TERRARIUMS Create your very own mini-terrarium in a recycled glass jar that we provide, or bring in one of your own. Craft a small world to house a succulent bud through the winter. Add layers of sand, tiny rocks and natural materials, or even a tiny creature to live within your take-home nursery. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Free Sing-Along in Paul's Park

August 19th at 10am Pauls Park Independence Ave Bronx, NY 10463 Music Together® will be singing for about 45 minutes or so. FREE Get ready to sing, move and dance (if it’s not too hot!) More info at www.heartandbeatmusic.com

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JULY 25   FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUTTERFLY HABITAT HATS See them and sketch them, flying and sipping the nectar of their favorite shrub or flowering bush. Then learn about local butterfly species and make a butterfly habitat hat filled with flowers and insects in an active movable landscape. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Wings over Wave Hill event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, JULY

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JULY 18    FAMILY ART PROJECT: FLOATING FLOWERS Collage and piece together a mixture of buoyant materials cut from recycled foam trays, colorful foam sheets and reeds to make a lotus flower look-alike or other fanciful floral creation of your own imagining. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SAT, JULY 18   

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JUNE 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: WEATHER AND WASHES OUTDOORS Take your artistic spirit outdoors and notice the subtle and forceful changes occurring in nature. With visiting artist Angela Dufresne, currently exhibiting in Wrath–Force of Nature, this summer’s exhibition in Glyndor Gallery, capture what you see by combining mists of watercolor with stains, splashes and drips to make an atmospheric vision. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until

Summer Camp Open House

The Club of Riverdale (TCR), the premier fitness center for tennis, swimming, basketball, golf and fitness instruction, is offering New York families the opportunity to enjoy a summer filled with ease, fond memories, and a wide array of activity and excitement for all ages. To kick off the season, TCR is hosting a two-day open house where families may sample complimentary cookouts, group exercise classes, tennis/golf classes for kids, and

This Weekend at Wave Hill

  SAT, NOVEMBER 15    BIRDING BOOTCAMP Can you tell a catbird from a cowbird? New and experienced birders are invited to join expert birder, naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover the many groups of birds that call NYC their home. Through images and a short lecture, Gabriel shares proven techniques to simplify bird identification using visual and audible clues. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. $18/$10 Wave Hill Member. Registration required, online

Happy Holidays from Kidaroo

Have you taken a class at Kidaroo yet? At Kidaroo you will find everything from Preschool Rock to Art Scribble classes for your little one. To celebrate the holidays with us, Kidaroo has offered up some great gifts! Kidaroo is giving THREE LUCKY BRONXMAMA READERS a drop in class of any WINTER semester class (AND if you register after the class you can receive 20% off the class price) TO