Chamber of Commerce 2017 Bronx Biz
& Information Expo.
On Thursday October 5th, 2017 at The Mall at Bay
You're invited to Bronx Fall Fest - WHEDco Weekend Walks
October 6, 2017. WHEDco continues its 25th Anniversary
Celebration Series by bringing the community together for a
day of family fun and an opportunity to connect residents to
local merchants and nonprofit, cultural, and economic
resources - highlighting WHEDco’s legacy as a longstanding
anchor of economic development in the borough.
Free tickets and registration
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. invites you to The
Bronx Digital Education Summit on October 6th held at the
Metropolitan College of New York.
More information here...
Fair 2017 on Saturday October 7th in
Co-op City. Meet with over 30 college representatives.
Financial Aid workshops for parents and students.
DOHMH Immigrant Health Task Force - October 19th, 2017
Immigration Health Task Force meeting
scheduled on Thursday October
19, 2017 from 1: 00 pm to 4: 00 pm at the Metropolitan
College of New York , 463 East 149 Street, Bronx, 10455 (a
few minutes away from the 149 Street and Third Avenue subway
station). To RSVP and for details
Get rid of your harmful household products
safely: Solvents, Automotive, Flammable, Electronics.
The next Safe Disposal Event will be held on
Saturday, October 7th, from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m,
rain or shine, at the Orchard Beach Parking Lot (cars follow
Park Drive to the end). Here's
what to bring...
Italian-American Heritage Month Bronx Borough
President Ruben Diaz Jr. Invites you to join him!
on Thursday October 12th at the Bronx Zoo.
more information and to RSVP please see the
Chamber of Commerce Italian Heritage Luncheon honors
Bronx Italian Leaders for their contributions to our borough
on October 18 at F&J Pine Restaurant. For
prices and to RSVP please see the detailed flyer
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.
More here...you must
register in advance.
Halloween in the Square Tuesday, October 31st
@ 5 PM Location: Owen Dolen Park. It's that
time of the year again! Dress up the kiddies and get ready
for a scary good time in Westchester Square.
Trick-or-Treating, music, and a haunted house, all in one
place for the family to enjoy. Visit the BID
MetroCard Bus/Van: Buy or refill your MetroCard at a
MetroCard bus or van at the following locations on
every second and fourth Friday of each month: Fordham
Road and Grand Concourse from noon to 2 p.m.; Fordham
Plaza, Third Avenue and Fordham Road from 2:30 to 4
p.m.; and Van Cortlandt Village, 3887 Sedgwick Ave.,
from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; and every fourth Monday at Scott
Tower, 3400 Paul Ave. from 1 to 3 p.m. For more
information, call (718) 330-1234 or 511.
Visit a Food Market
Health Bucks coupons, which offer $2 discounts on
fruits and vegetables purchased at farmers markets,
is available through the offices of Councilman Ritchie
Torres, 573 E. Fordham Rd. (718) 842-8100, or
Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, 1377 Jerome Ave.
New Chihuly Installations at
the New York Botanical Garden through October 29th.
Dale Chihuly, the artist has mastered the translucent and
transparent qualities of ice, water, glass and neon to
transform works of art that transform the everyday
The Longwood Art Gallery @ Hostos presents Boleros, recent work by contemporary artists working on mixed media, painting, photography, poetry,
sculpture and video, that directly and indirectly allude to
emotions of love and loss, and other feelings that have inspired or are
associated with “bolero” music. Originating in Cuba, this
music became very popular between the 1930’s and ‘40’s in Mexico,
Puerto Rico, Venezuela and other Latin American countries.
Bronx: On Sunday October 22nd, Join thousands of
participants cycling through the burgeoning neighborhoods,
scenic waterfronts and greenways of the borough in
LARGEST FREE CYCLING EVENT OF NYS. Choose one of two
rides. Both rides conclude at the New York Botanical
Garden where riders receive a complimentary souvenir
T-shirt and enjoy a live musical performance as they relax
from the day's festivities. PARTICIPATE IN THE 2017 Tour
de Bronx. See the details and
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