Bronx-Events

Arts, Culture & Fun: Women's History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 21, 2019

Women are center stage during Women's History Month in March. This is a two-woman show, featuring the work of the fabulous Marcia Haufrecht and Samantha Alvarez. Don't miss the show of these very diverse women.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-21
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Special Express Arts - Special Needs Adults

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 21, 2019

This program engages special needs adults through art for self-expression. Create fun mix media art to take home.

Please schedule in advance to participate.

Themes:

  • January: Whimsical Winter Wonder... Inspired Art
  • February: 3D Valentine Hearts
  • March: Up-Cycle to Art Containers

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-21
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Kids & Families Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 21, 2019

Kids will learn to use their imagination to come up with novel ideas for their project. Parents and caretakers are encouraged to join their child.

Themes:

  • January: Whimsical Winter Wonder ... inspired
  • February: Winter Floating and 3D Hearts
  • March: Winds of March and Spring is in the Air

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-21
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NYRR Open Run: Pelham Bay Park

Sweetgum Playground (in Pelham Bay Park)
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Date: March 21, 2019

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3300

Location: Sweetgum Playground (in Pelham Bay Park)

2019-03-21
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Women's History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 22, 2019

Women are center stage during Women's History Month in March. This is a two-woman show, featuring the work of the fabulous Marcia Haufrecht and Samantha Alvarez. Don't miss the show of these very diverse women.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-22
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Adults Mix Media Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 22, 2019

Adults will create themed and other works using multiple mediums. Participants will learn how to use ordinary materials they have at home, as well as other items, to create art. For adults of all ages.

Themes:

  • January: Paper Basket Weaving with Newspaper
  • February: Valentine Jewelry Box from Recycled Plastic Soda Bottles
  • March: Paper Flowers from Tissue Paper

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-22
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Toddler Art

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
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Date: March 22, 2019

Babies and toddler will learn about famous artists like Monet, Picasso, and Matisse and then create their own version of the artwork.

This program has the children on the floor in their own element. It is a great introduction to classroom-style teaching and created for the beginning phases of the school setting.

The class is free but you must sign up for a free recreation center membership. To sign up, you will fill out a membership form at the front desk when you arrive.

Start time: 12:15 pm

End time: 1:15 pm

Contact phone: (718) 543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

2019-03-22
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Adults Imaginative Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 22, 2019

Adults will create 2D and 3D works of art using mix media. The facilitator will introduce the concept of imaginative arts, encouraging innovation and novel ideas.

Participants are encouraged to take their time. Activities may include decoupage, collage, texture, painting, drawing, photography.

Adults of all ages are welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-22
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Seasonal Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 22, 2019

Participants will learn how to make cute crafts for the season.

Themes:

  • January: Draw Trees of the Four Seasons
  • February: Glittered Heart from Clay Dough
  • March: Paper Mardi Gras

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-22
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NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-3300

Location: Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

2019-03-23
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NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park

Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (212) 360-3300

Location: Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)

2019-03-23
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Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa. Bring your water bottle and positive energy for a morning of fun, friendship, and fitness for adults.

This is a beginner – intermediate Latin Dance Fitness course through Shape Up NYC.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Kids Arts and Table Top Activities

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Children will engage in arts or table activity presented by a facilitator. Each child will select which activities to participate in. Arts activities will be one each from Seasonal, Paper, and Recycle Arts and Crafts. Children will also be able to play tabletop games. Children are engaged while their parents take a fitness class.

Themes:

  • January - Cardboard Building Set
  • February - Hand-Print Penguin
  • March Paper - Plate Mardis Gras Masks

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 11:15 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Edenwald Green Neighborhood - Forest Restoration

Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Join NYC Parks Stewardship's monthly Green Neighborhood event in Edenwald, Bronx! Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect forested areas in Seton Falls Park and create a healthier ecosystem.

Volunteers should dress in clothes that can get dirty and closed-toed shoes. They are also encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Volunteers under 18 must be accompanied by a chaperone.

Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392-5232

Location: Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)

2019-03-23
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Women's History Month Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Women are center stage during Women's History Month in March. This is a two-woman show, featuring the work of the fabulous Marcia Haufrecht and Samantha Alvarez. Don't miss the show of these very diverse women.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Woodworking Workshop: Garden Stool/Toolbox

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Assemble a multipurpose stool for a house or garden with master woodworker and Wave Hill Director of Facilities Frank Perrone. This beginner-level woodworking class is perfect for new woodworkers, parents and children working together, or anyone wishing to practice basic woodworking skills while creating a unique and useful project.

No previous carpentry skills needed! Adults and children ages 10 and older are welcome with an adult.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2019-03-23
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Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Wellness: Grounding Sound—Meditation with Singing Bowls

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Allow sound to surround and ground you. Welcome spring, and the vernal equinox, with the harmonic sounds of Tibetan singing bowls, Koshi chimes, and other tonal instruments. Sound healer Michelle Clifton’s “music” promotes a deeper meditative state, stillness of the mind, balancing of the chakras, and relaxation of the body.

Bring a yoga mat and dress comfortably.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2019-03-23
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The Pelham Bay Super Hike

Pelham Bay Park
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Date: March 23, 2019

Our Urban Park Rangers will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light, to moderate, to vigorous.

This challenging hike winds its way through many diverse forests and ecosystems in Pelham Bay Park.

Please note: Participants chosen by lottery. Lottery registration begins on Wednesday, March 13. To register, visit the Urban Park Rangers Registration page.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Park

2019-03-23
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Unlocking Your Pencil's Potential

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Participants will learn the following:

  • Art and the Basics of Shade
  • Perspective
  • Creating a 3D Effect

For young adults and adults of all ages.

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: March 23, 2019

Participants will learn to create cute crafts out of paper.

Themes:

  • January - Handprint Penguin
  • February - Valentine Tree
  • March - Snowy Owl Art

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz Foundation Series: Annette A. Aguilar & StringBeans

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
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Date: March 23, 2019

Join us for a concert with Annette A. Aguilar & StringBeans in partnership with the Jazz Foundation of America.

The celebrated percussionist, educator, and bandleader Annette A. Aguilar founded StringBeans in 1992. Named in part after its unique instrumentation—including violin and other strings, this group has performed at the Kennedy Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center; across the United States; and, as Latin Jazz Ambassadors for the U.S. State Department in many parts of Africa.

Let us know you're joining us! Please RSVP on Eventbrite.

Photo credit: Michael Palmer

Presented by the Jazz Foundation of America, with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, and the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2019-03-23
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The Explorer’s Club: Eastchester Bay Exploration and Beach Cleanup

Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

Date: March 24, 2019

Earn a Responsibility stamp as you give back to the parks! Join the Urban Park Rangers for a beach cleanup of Eastchester Bay while learning about coastal ecology.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

2019-03-24
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Winter Workspace Drop-in Sunday

Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 24, 2019

Artists in the Winter Workspace program share their studio practice with visitors on this Drop-in Sunday.

Pictured: Liene Bosquê, image courtesy of the artist.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

2019-03-24
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Garden and Conservatory Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 24, 2019

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2019-03-24
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Panel Discussion: Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: March 24, 2019

This discussion about artistic responses to climate change and its consequences brings together contributors to a new anthology, Art, Theory and Practice in the Anthropocene. The conversation includes art historian and Christie’s Education Program Director Julie Reiss—who edited the new book—and contributors artist Aviva Rahmani, New York Times art critic Martha Schwendener—also a Visiting Associate Professor at New York University—artist Alice Momm and Jennifer McGregor, Wave Hill’s Senior Director of Arts, Education and Programs.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 549-3200

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2019-03-24
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