Square BID: Holidays in the Square, Friday, December
8, 2017 5:00 PM 8:00 PM, Owen Dolan Park.
The Third Avenue Holiday Market
at the HUB is
a 10,000 sf space of
local artists, makers, and tasters located in the heart of
the Bronx. Visited by over 200,000 people daily, Third
Avenue is the busiest crossroads in the Bronx. Visit our Holiday
Pop-Up Market through January 6, 2018, 10:00AM
–7:00PM, for unique gifts created by local craftsmen and
artists, or sip on locally made coffee, hot chocolate, or
Bronx Museum's Artisan Market on Saturday,
December 9, 11:00am
to 6:00pm. Handmade products from select Bronx artists,
performances, lectures, how-to demos and more! Read
presents Dinner and a Movie: "Elf"
on Sunday, December 17, 2017, 5:00-7:30pm, For
details see the flyer
Family Literacy Night will be held on Friday,
December 15, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Join Literacy Inc.
Hunts Point Recreation Center as we get
for the holidays and celebrate the importance
early childhood literacy with fun readings and
activities for children while parents enjoy an
interactive workshop. Everyone who attends
receive a free book. Come and say hello
special guest, Benny the Bear.
Bronx River Art Center is back with our Fall Pop-Up
fun and interactive art classes and workshops in the fine
and digital arts at Community Board 6. Classes start on
October 14th through December 14th.
You must register in advance
Serve Those Who Have Served. The Bronx Vet Center
hosts an Art Therapy Group on Wednesdays through
December 13, 5:30- 7pm,and therapeutic Yoga Classes on
Thursdays, from 12 - 1 pm. Open to all genders and all
generations of combat veterans...No experience necessary.
Space is limited. Location: Bronx Vet Center, 2471
Morris Avenue, Suite 1A, Bronx, NY 10468. Contact Mr.
Bongioanni at 718.367.3500 for more information
invited to apply to the Community Commissions fall 2017 open
call. DOT Art is seeking temporary, site-responsive art
proposals in all five boroughs for implementation in
spring/summer 2018. This round, applicants may submit
to install sculptural work on a triangle in the Bronx, a
mural project in Staten Island, Manhattan or Queens or a
multimedia installation along a chain-link fence in
Brooklyn. Selected artists are qualified to receive up to
$12,000 towards direct project costs in addition to
engineering support. Projects are presented with support
from built-in community-based partner organizations. For
more information about the Community Commissions program
track and to download the application,
Entries: 2018 En Foco Photography Fellowship, DEADLINE:
January 15th, 2018,
APPLY NOW! Photographers of color don't miss this
opportunity to apply to the 3rd Annual En Foco Photography
Fellowship. En Foco Photography Fellowship Program will
award $1,000 to ten photographers of color, participate
in a group
exhibition in a New York City venue, as well as be published
in Nueva Luz (printed and online editions).
The Fellowship Awardees will also be able to avail
themselves of special Professional Development resources.
American Legion High School Oratorical
Scholarship Program has “A Constitutional
Speech Contest”. Students in 9th Grade THRU 12th
grade are eligible to Participate in the contest.
On Monday, January 8, 2018.
The Bronx County Historical Society presents What
Lies Beneath — Cemeteries of the Bronx, through April
8, 2018, at the Museum of Bronx History, 3266
Bainbridge Ave. (208th Street), For more information,
call (718) 881-8900.
Evergreen Express through January 21: Guided Activities: Weekdays; 1:30–5:30 p.m.,
Saturdays & Sundays; 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Hop aboard our play
train and pretend to ride the rails! Hike winter trails and
find evergreen trees and shrubs. Warm up inside the cozy
Discovery Center while learning more about amazing
evergreen plants. Make a festive evergreen swag bundle
to brighten up your home. See the details
Out of the Woods: Celebrating Trees in Public Gardens: The Third
New York Botanical Garden Triennial from November 18,
2017 – April 22, 2018. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Out of the Woods
is the third of NYBG’s triennial exhibitions with the
American Society of Botanical Artists, which is
headquartered here at the Garden. Forty-two selected
artworks capture strikingly detailed images of trees,
all of them cultivated in public gardens and arboreta
throughout the U.S.–including at NYBG– and around the world.
NYC Parks Lifeguard. Qualifying Tests! Tests start on
December 1, 2017. Applicants must pass this set of
vision and swim exams, offered every year during the winter
at indoor pools across the city. Qualifying tests for the
summer 2018 season start on December 1, 2017. Info
Project: Put Wave Hill in the Palm of Your Hand at
Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill) on December 9, 2017.
Working with the hamsa, or hamesh, the multicultural symbol
of an open hand, explore the spiritual side of the holidays
and celebrate the universal human desire for protection and
peace. Trace your hand, or use a template, to make a
palm-shaped amulet. Decorate it with winter scenes from Wave
Hill or with natural materials found on the grounds.
beads, yarn or sequins, and string several together to form
a poignant hanging. Free, and admission to the grounds
is free until noon. Starts at 10:00 am. Details
TRAIN SHOW now – Monday, January 15, 2018. Enchanting
model trains zip through a display of 150 landmarks, each
re-created with bark, leaves, and other natural
materials—all under the twinkling glow of the Enid A. Haupt
Conservatory. Marvel at G-scale locomotives humming along
among familiar sights such as the Brooklyn Bridge, Statue of
Liberty, and Rockefeller Center on nearly a half-mile of
track. This year’s exhibition showcases Midtown Manhattan’s
iconic skyscrapers and other architectural wonders,
Exploration Hike: John Muir Trail (Vigorous), Mosholu
Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park) on
December 9, 2017. Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will
introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City. On the
hikes, you may explore nature, discover our city’s urban
forests, or just unplug from the world to clear your head.
Hiking programs feature intensity levels ranging from light
(a leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths) to moderate
(longer, faster-paced hikes on rugged terrain) to vigorous
(long distance, with hills and rugged terrain). They
recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, pack a light
snack and bring water.
Bronx Green-Up: Caring For Trees Community Workday on
Saturday, December 9 at 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Meg’s Community
at DeWitt Clinton High School Garden, Near
intersection of Goulden and Sedgwick Avenues and
West Mosholu Parkway South. Join us in caring for trees around this
community garden and surrounding neighborhood.
and rebates for your
in the Bronx?
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