Announcing Free Summer 2019 Workshops
Girls & Young Women from July 15th - August 5th. This summer New
Settlement's Program for Girls and Young
Women is doing something a little different,
partnering with two other non-profit organizations to
bring Arts, Leadership and STEAM opportunities to
the girls and young women we serve. As
always, summer programs are Free, and
enrollment is open on a first come-first
served basis. See
the summer enrollment
NYBG: Kids Create Like Burle Marx in the Children's
Adventure Garden through September 20th. Learn about the
native plants of Brazil and become inspired by the plant
lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. Kids can
pot up a fantastic philodendron plant and design a playful
sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes
used by Marx.
Dinosaur Safari: A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo
through November 3rd! Take
the bigges, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see
40 life-size animatronics dinos. Learn about species
such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between
animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus,
visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Weekdays, 10 am–5pm, Saturdays and Sundays, 10am–5:30pm.
Get Free Summer Meals from June 27th to August 30th
all children 18 years old and under. Available at
Public Schools, Community Pool Centers, Public
Parks, Libraries, New York City Housing Authority
locations. No registration, documentation, or ID is
required to receive a free breakfast or lunch meal. All
School Meals: All NYC public school students can enjoy
free breakfast and
lunch at school all year. You do not
need to apply for
your child to receive meals. However, we do ask families to
complete a School Meals form so that schools can receive the
right amount of funding for the program. Please complete the
School Meals form
Bronx Terminal Market's Annual Rooftop Films are back
on Tuesday, August 13th.
Celebrate the summer with a FREE, family friendly film
series under the stars on parking level 6.
Youth Connect Journey 2 Unity Tour will be
held in the Bronx on August 15th at Mullaly Park.
This free community event links youth with positive
activies, engaged peers and community leaders. There will be
music, dance and dynamic speakers all to inspire young
people to #GETCONNECTED. Flyer
There's always something to do for
and families at Poe Park in July.
Casita Maria Gallery FREE Summer Camp 2019 Registration
Open! Only a few spots available!
Make-A-Wish asks: What if you could make a child’s
life-changing wish come true?
Please join in becoming a Wish Granting Volunteer for
dozens of children in our community who are currently
waiting for a volunteer team to discover what their wish is.
To learn more about this amazing opportunity with
Make-A-Wish Metro New York, please submit your application
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.
Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education offers a
College Bound program for high school students.
As they transition to college, participants will learn what
takes and what to do to fulfill their ambitions. In
individual and group tutoring, the program also devotes
time to explaining financial needs for college, including
outlining financial and programs available.
Learn more here...
Catholic Charities NY now offers free diapers for all
children in need in the Bronx. That’s right All babies
in Bronx families struggling to make ends meet – defined as
incomes of 200% of the poverty level – are eligible for free
diapers. You can pick them up at four Catholic Charities
HomeBase eviction prevention centers in the Bronx. Call
Bronx Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites
to build a brighter future for the children of the South
tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
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
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
list of programs to be eliminated,
deeming that it has “limited impact.” Read the
article published by FastCompany June 29, 2019