Bronx River Art Center Fall 2019 Art
Classes for kids and adults, starting October 4th
19th. Each art class meets for 2
hours once a week for 10 weeks.
Details and Registration here....
2020 Castle Hill Little League Little Sluggers Academy
a baseball introductory training
program designed for kids ages 3 to 5 yrs old. Clinic
sessions to begin on September
14th and will be held every Saturday
for 5 weeks. Fee is only $60. Spaces are limited.
347-734-3091 for more information.
Jerome Gun-Hill BID's Fall
Festival will be held on Saturday October 12th from 12
- 6 PM on Jerome Avenue,
between Mosholu Parkway and
E Gun Hill Road. A day full of fun will include music, food, free arts and crafts activities,
face painting, a caricature artist,
and a free paint your own pumpkin
patch. Rain or Shine! RSVP
Get Bronx Strong with Zumba Instructor Rich
Martinez. Starting on Saturday, October 12th,
and every Saturday through November 2nd. Hosted
by Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education, free classes
will be held from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, Open to the public and
ages +16 and older can participate. Free snacks and
giveaways (while supplies last). Register
34th Annual Bronx Halloween Parade
2019 on October 26th at Simpson Street and
Westchester Avenue. Each
Year, the parade has a particular Theme
that captures the spirit of our community.
This years Theme will be Tim Burton in the
Bronx (Inspired by some of your favorite
Boo at the Zoo: Bronx Halloween fun
and events at the Zoo Weekends through November 3rd. The annual
Halloween tradition is back at the
Bronx Zoo. We've added more
spooky fun that's ideal for all ages. Take a look at the
activities and come
dressed in your Halloween best,
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.
There's always something to do for
kids, adults and families at Poe Park in October.
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
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