Summer Fun Guide 2017 from I Love The Bronx is online
now! Just published on June 20, 2017 you can
download a copy of this informative Bronx events guide.
Summertime is best spent outdoors and there is plenty to
take advantage of in The Bronx. See the brochure
Bronx SalsaFest in August 2017 is a month-long,
borough-wide annual celebration of Salsa, the musical
genre that has taken the world by storm and has roots in The
Bronx. Each year the summer sizzles in The Bronx as this
annual event brings together some of the borough’s best
musicians, photographers, documentaries, storytellers, and,
of course salseros, dancing in the streets and on the sand
throughout the month of August. See the full
schedule for this grand event on the
The Bronx Brewery presents The Summer Done Right Music
Series: In partnership with Underboss Productions, The
Bronx Brewery presents The Summer Done Right Music Series -
3 events taking place throughout the Summer right in
our Backyard. Each party is co-hosted by local legend & DITC
founder, Lord Finesse who has curated a lineup that will
include Boogie Blind of the X-Ecutioners, and local
singer-songwriter Raine Torae. We take our food seriously
here at The Bronx Brewery, so you should come ready to eat.
Harlem's famous Dinosaur Barbecue will be on site, serving
up plates of their best for all 3 dates (June 24, July
22, and August 12). Buy your tickets on eventbrite
BOOGIE ON THE BOULEVARD on Sundays, 12:00pm to
4:00pm, August 20,
September 10. The center lanes of the Grand Concourse
from 162nd Street to 170th Street will be closed to cars and
open to a world of fun with free music, art and fitness
programs hosted by organizations from the Bronx and beyond.
Free admission, See the information on the Bronx Museum's
Fever Fridays are coming! A community festival with food
vendors, sponsors, music, and activities for kids and
families! Taking place the first Friday of the month
from July to October, at Muller Park & Plaza (Fordham
Road and Creston Ave.) from 2:00 - 6:00 pm. Join us for days
of fun, music, and lots of activities! Also check out the
already in effect and ongoing Sidewalk Sales. Info
Center is proud to host weekly Yoga classes on every
Saturday from 2-3pm. Classes will start on May 20th
and continue as long as there is interest. Classes are open
to current service members and veterans. All age groups,
genders, and eras welcome. Family members may also attend as
long as they are accompanied by the service member/veteran.
Instruction will be provided by volunteers from Connected
Warriors, Inc., a non-profit who provides certified Yoga
instructors at no cost to participants. All equipment will
also be provided free of charge. No prior experience doing
Yoga is required. Veterans who have never registered with a
Vet Center before will need to bring their DD214 initially
to be registered. Space is limited, please RSVP. Flyer
with further details
Job Academy looking to hire Certified Teachers, All
candidates must apply at
What's Happening Now
Program & Study Overview:
Veteran research studies
conducted at Weill Cornell in Manhattan and White Plains.
For information on this Veterans PTSD Research study
Bronx Vet Center Parks & Recreation Activities
Please see the
flyer here... for up and coming events from spin
classes, tai chi and art class for veterans. These
activities will be hosted at St James Recreation Center
2530 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10468, start date: November 15th
2016. For further information please contact Laura
Alvarez at (718) 367-365
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Tour De Bronx 2017 Is SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22nd, 2017. The
largest free cycling event in New York State! Tour de Bronx
is a bicycling event established in 1994 by the office of
the Bronx Borough President and The Bronx Tourism Council as
a means to promote a healthier lifestyle, an alternate mode
of transportation and a way to tour the burgeoning
neighborhoods, scenic waterfronts and greenways of the
Sunset Wednesdays From Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 7:00pm.
To Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 08:30pm. Sunset
Wednesdays are a highlight of the season. Listen to live
music on the Great Lawn, where you can picnic (no blankets,
please!) or pre-order a bento-box meal from Great
Performances, which will also serve specialty cocktails.
Enjoy the gardens and see "Flora Fantastica!" in Glyndor
Gallery. Starting at 4PM on Sunset Wednesdays, admission is
$10, $6 for students and seniors 65+, and $4 for children
ages six to 18. Free to Members and children under six.
Location Wave Hill, 675 W 252 Street, Bronx, NY
10471. For more information on Sunset Wednesday
FALL ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR on Saturday September 9, 2017
from 11AM-7PM. Over 50 artists and craftspeople display and
work along the sidewalk of City Island Avenue. Live
music during the afternoon in Hawkins Park. Plenty of fun
for the entire family! City Island Ave between Bay &
If it’s Sunday, it’s FREE concerts at Orchard Beach!
Beginning on July 9th with Ismael Miranda & TKA.
HONEY WEEKEND at Wave Hill on August 19-20, 2017,10AM-4:30PM.
This signature weekend offers a buzz-worthy range of
activities, from candle-making and honey extraction
demonstrations to a "Be a Bee" Family Art Project that has
become a classic. Meet local beekeepers in The Shop, where
you can enjoy a
selection of local, artisan honeys. Candle-Making Workshop
is $15 per kit. This special weekend, admission to the
grounds is $10 adults, $6 students and seniors 65+, $4
children 6-18., free to Wave Hill Members
and children under 6 Wave Hill, 675 W 252 St. Multiple
events see the full information on all HONEY WEEKEND
Orchid Show celebrates
its 15th year at The New York Botanical Garden with an
homage to the wealth of orchids and rich cultural history of
Thailand is home to more than 1,200 native orchid species
and over the last century it has become the leading exporter
of cultivated tropical orchids in the world.
Blood Donor Effort: EMERGENCY NEED!
Please donate at a blood drive to help kids and
others. For more information and to search for Bronx and NYC
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
small businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and
sectors are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000
with help from the
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be used as
working capital, for the purchase of machinery or equipment,
inventory and accounts receivable.
Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department
at Hostos Community College
offers educational,career, and personal
opportunities designed to address the
needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and
Upper Manhattan communities.
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites you to
build a brighter future for the children of the South Bronx,
By tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
change. Join them in transforming communities through
education —one family, one child at a time. They are
seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and
homework help to elementary, middle-school and/or
high-school students at our South Bronx community center.
For Details on Masa's After-school Program, Volunteering and
happening in your
for monthly minutes, meeting dates, and Community
Events, Read the letter from
Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.,
explaining how important the Community Boards are to