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Take a 5-week class on the Fundamentals of Gardening at the New York
Botanical Garden from November 12th - December 10th.  Explore the basic principles
underlying successful, environmentally-friendly gardening.

Annual Holiday Canned Food Drive Launch to help support
two local food banks during
the holiday season:
Kingsbridge Heights Community Center and St. Frances of Rome Food Pantry.
deadline for Winter Holiday donations will be Wednesday, December 11th. Acceptable non-perishable items include canned fruits and vegetables, cereals, dried beans, rice, tuna, coffee, teas, canned juices, powdered milk, Jell-O, and soups. Thank You, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz!  Details here...

On Thursday, December 5th, come to the Lou Gehrig Plaza at Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse (161st Street) for the Christmas Treet Lighting.  Santa will be handing out small gifts prepared by he and Mrs. Claus while supplies last.  Also, hot chocolate and carols sung by students from a local school choir. Flyer here...

Bronx Museum Family Affair: Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 7th. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with an afternoon filled with festive art activities for the entire family from 11 AM - 4 PM.  Pre-registration is required.

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all our friends and neighbors the best of

Fighting the Opiod Crisis is a Panel Conversation with New York State Senator Alessandra Biaggi on November 25th at the City Island Library from 6 - 8 PM.. A panel of experts working at the state, city, and community level will address the opioid crisis to learn about its impact on District 34.  Details here...

lluminated Angels Trolley Tour on November 30th, from
5:30  - 7:30 PM is a special ride that will take you through Woodlawn to see the figures that were carved to replicate European treasures, guard Woodlawn’s lot owners, and inspire
us to look up toward the sky.

First Friday Lecture: "Graffiti Media" is a free event by The Bronx Museum of the Arts on Friday, December 6th,  at 6:00 PM.  Author Freddy Alva will moderate the evening's conversation with producer, publisher and photographer panelists.  See who they are and Register here..

Bronx Kreate Hub Provides Affordable Studio Space for Local Artists.
    - The Fordham Ram, by Sarah Huffman, Assistant
       News Editor, November 20, 2019
"Located at 15 Canal Pl. in the South Bronx, there is a colorful, street art-inspired mural on the front of a four story brick building.
Crash, a Bronx street artist, created the piece and serves as the curator for The Bronx Kreate Hub’s gallery. The Hub opened on November 1 after two years of preparation..."  . Read more...

Bronx Recognizes Its Own (BRIO) application process
is now open!
BRIO provides awards of $5000 to individual Bronx artists working in literary, media, visual, and performing arts. Awardee selections are based solely on artistic excellence. Register for BRIO "How to Apply" sessions
here on December 5th or here on December 10th. Deadline for submissions is December 16, 2019.

Savor The Bronx Restaurant Week will be held on January 6 - 17, 2020.  If you are a restaurant and want to be considered, please fill out the form here...To be included in all of the marketing and promotional opportunities associated with this event, deadline for the registration form must be received by December 17th.

Bronx Music Heritage Center will host Melrose Parranda 2019 annual Puerto Rican Christmas caroling procession on Saturday, December 21st, at 6 PM.  Stop at casita gardens throughout the Melrose neighborhood in the Bronx, ending at the most famous casita, Rincón Criollo. Read more.

Denny Farrell Riverbank State Parks 23rd Annual College Fair will be held on January 11, 2020. West 145th St. & Riverside Drive NYC. Flyer here.


The amazing Tats Cru
captures this
icon and his words on their mural in the
Bronx at MLK Plaza.

is a threat
to justiceeverywhere"

Thanks, Tats Cru, for continuing to
brighten up our community!

Find them  on Instagram here.....

R.A.I.N. is seeking talent to join the R.A.I.N. Family. We are interviewing for several positions offering comprehensive employee benefits package for full-time employees. See Details here...

Bronx Children's Museum is looking for applicants to
fill several available opportunities.
See all the positions and
information as to where to send cover letter and resume here

Bronx Community Health Needs Assessment Survey
. Bronx Hospitals are requesting your support in completing and distributing the 2019 Community Health Survey. This survey seeks to gather community data that will help set priorities and coordination efforts, to address local public health problems. Survey here...

.The Continuing Education & Workforce Development
at Hostos Community College offers educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address  
the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities. 
Visit Hostos...

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.

What's happening in your neighborhood? Visit your Community Board 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 serving our neighborhoods.


Join the coilition of concerned
Bronxites to rally for #Not 62 on
Tuesday, December 3rd from
12 - 1 PM at New York City Hall.
Demand Mayor de Blasio to prioritize
the Bronx in all areas including health,
housing and economic opportunities.
We have been ranked 62 out of 62
counties in New York State for 10
consecutive years! 



You served us! The Bronx
and all of NYC serves you
with free classes, coaching
and more!
 Click here...


Ticket To Work Open House - Jobs For Disabled Bronx Residents.  Multiple Dates through December 17th. America Works Is An Employment Network With The U.S. Social Security Administration's Ticket To Work Employment Program. Find details and links to RSVP for multiple dates of events here...

LGBT Friendly Senior Housing in NYC: SAGE is building the Crotona Senior Residences, a brand-new, LGBT-welcoming, affordable senior housing development in the Bronx. Read more..

"You want to tell people that their
desire for clean air and clean
water is elitist? 
Tell that to the kids in the south Bronx who are suffering
from the highest rates of childhood
asthma in the country.  Tell that to the families of Flint."

     -Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  (D-NY) Bonus Quote of the Day,  March 27, 2019 Political Wire by Taegan Goddard

Bronx Public School Fights for hip hop and arts education. Through a partnership with Bulova, PS 55 is getting the first-ever recording studio in a New York school, but its principal has a bigger mission planned. Art programs in public schools have long had the unfortunate luck of forever being in the crosshairs of budget cuts. Despite mountains of research extolling the benefits of incorporating music and art into curricula, the U.S. Department of Education’s 2020 budget proposal put “arts in education” on its list of programs to be eliminated, deeming that it has “limited impact.” Read the article published by FastCompany June 29, 2019  here...

For every immigrant New Yorker, there is free safe immigration legal help in your language, regardless of your
immigration status. 

Also read  "Know Your Rights: Federal Immigration Enforcement" Last updated July 12, 2019 "It is critically important for all, regardless of immigration status, to know that you have rights and protections under the law if you are approached by federal immigration enforcement in your home, on the street,
or in public."

Crime Victims Support Services, at 1138 Neill Ave., offers victims help in navigating the criminal justice system. Free confidential services include claim assistance, case follow-up, crisis counseling, and victim advocacy.. For more information, call (718) 823-4925.

SSA Press Release - Scam Calls PSA: Please take
a moment to review the document (link below) from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and Office of Inspector General (OIG). A Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign has been launched in an effort to alert and inform the nation’s
public about these ongoing scam calls. This press release
also provides information on how to report the incident if they
receive the scam call. Read the press release here...

Third Avenue BID targets opioid crisis in South Bronx.
The Third Avenue BID in the South Bronx is working to combat the opioid epidemic. BID Executive Director Michael Brady says their offices overlook Roberto Clemente Plaza, where he says a lot of people go to
use drugs.
  He says everyone at the BID knows how to use Narcan – an antidote that quickly reverses opioid overdoses.
Read more...from News12 posted November 8, 2018

Mayor de Blasio announced funding for a new youth
court in the Bronx,
which will train young people to serve
as jurors, judges and attorneys as well as to adjudicate real-life
cases involving their peers.

Unlikely alliance could rebuild America: From the
South Bronx
to Paterson, New Jersey to Broad Street,
, William “Billy” Procida knows what it takes to build in hardscrabble, inner-city neighborhoods. A general contractor turned developer turned fund manager, Procida
has a unique vantage point on the Qualified Opportunity Zone program, which aims to revitalize poor communities with redirected investment profits. Read more...

Stamp Out Mailbox Fishing: Important tips for Tax Time
mail your checks or money order at the Post Office only.
Protect Your $$$
. More tax time tips are available. Flyer here...

Bronx Organizations: Do you have any upcoming activities NY State of Health can take part in?.  The NYS Department of Health is making a huge push this upcoming Open Enrollment for Health Insurance t in the Bronx. If you have a community event you would like for the NYS Dep. of Health to attend to discuss Open Enrollment please contact: 518-474-3287. DTraecelle Carter ,Director of Outreach, New York State Department of Health, Albany. Information online here...

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Introducing the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer
Coalition Volunteer Guide.
With more than 1.5 million adults age 60 or older living in New York City, the NYC Senior Service Providers Volunteer Coalition created an electronic guide to connect volunteers who want to serve older adults. See how you can help here...

Bronx 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 Requirements click here...

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Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?







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