The 10th year of the Sparkling the Heart of
Fordham holiday event for the
community. Sparkling the Heart of Fordham
will take place on
Friday, December 5 from 6:00
- 8:00 p.m. at Muller Park and Plaza
(Fordham Road and Creston Avenue). Mark your
calendars and join them as they give out
gifts for the children, get a special visit
and have a raffle drawing of awesome prizes!
Make sure to
RSVP on EventBrite
to receive a
FREE mystery gift.
Holiday Wreath-Making Workshop with
December 10, 5–7 p.m.
Learn how to create
your own natural holiday wreath for indoors
or outdoors. Supplies will be
provided along with natural pine cones
and ribbons. Bring your favorite decorations
to add as well. Attendees are strongly
encouraged to bring along kids and family
Registration is required. Please
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.817.8026.
The New York Botanical Garden in Harding Lab
Room 110 (enter via the Mosholu Gate,
across the street from the Metro-North
Railroad Botanical Garden Station).
Don't forget about the
Road holiday sale running from
December 5 -
December 21, Show the select
merchants the flyer or another ad for the
event and receive 10% off your purchase.
Sparkling the Heart of Fordham,
On Wednesday, December 17,
along with members of the
will hold their
21st annual Holiday Food Drive
from 10 am. – 3 pm.
Non-perishable food will be accepted at
Yankee Stadium’s Gate 2 entrance.
Fans who donate at
least 30 pounds will receive a food voucher
good for two tickets to a designated Yankees
home game in 2015. All
food collected will be distributed to
families in need throughout the Bronx.
addition, the Yankees will donate
approximately 2,500 food vouchers to the
recipients of the collected food items.
The 26th Annual Coat Drive Needs Your Help.
It’s cold outside. Help NY Cares put a warm
winter coat on someone in need.
Register to collect
and donate coats for the 26th Annual New
York Cares Coat Drive. Set up a
collection site in a cafeteria, office,
lobby, school - wherever you choose - and
run a coat drive of your own.
If you have any further questions and to
register, please contact NY Cares directly
THE BRONX MUSEUM
HOLIDAY POP-UP SHOP
through Thursday, January 15 2015
The Bronx Museum launches a holiday pop-up
shop in collaboration with Puerto Rican fair
trade retailer, Concalma The Store,
featuring accessories, t-shirts, books,
organic coffee, and home goods, as well as
Concalma’s iconic handbags. Don’t miss the
chance to purchase unique, fair trade gifts
for your friends and family this holiday
season. The Bronx Museum pop-up shop
will launch on
Friday, November 14 at 6:30pm
during the Museum’s Bronx Stories event, and
close on January 15, 2015.
NYC DOT -
Changing to 25 MPH in
Speed limit facts that could save lives.
SAVE THE DATE:
NOVEMBER 4 -
If you own or operate a restaurant and would
like to participate in
Savor The Bronx
Restaurant Week, please contact
The Bronx Tourism Council at
Love Your Block Grants from Citizens Committee:
Love Your Block is an initiative of NYC Service
in partnership with Citizens Committee for New
York City Have an idea to improve your
neighborhood? Citizens Committee for New York
City can help. Resident-led volunteer groups
receive a grant of up to $1,000 to and City
services provided by the Department of Parks and
Recreation, Department of Transportation, and
the Department of Sanitation of New York to help
improve their block. In addition to the cash
grant and City services, groups receive project
planning and community building assistance as
well as support with local media coverage for
Applications are due on Friday, November 7
for this grant.
through Neighborhood Grants , Citizens
Committee awards micro-grants of up to $3,000 to
resident-led groups to work on community and
school improvement projects throughout the city.
They prioritize groups based in low income
neighborhoods and Title I public schools. They
support projects that address issues that
communities identify as important to them -
anything from community
gardens to tenant organizing.
January 26, 2015. Visit the
Verizon Innovative App Challenge:
How To Enter Step 1: Register to
Compete - Online registration is open
24, 2014 for full details
Community Conversations on Fulton Project,
You're input is needed. A series
of Community Conversations to talk about the
issues that matter most. The Fulton
Correctional Facility in the Claremont
section of the Bronx was closed in 2011 by
Governor Cuomo and the State of New York
Department of Corrections. Having been
transferred from State ownership, the
historic building will take on a new life as
a Community Reentry Center developed by the
Osborne Association and serving the entire
Bronx community. They want to hear your
ideas, your opinions, and your perspective
to guide a plan that reflects the needs,
opportunities and aspirations of the
6:30-8:30PM, Hostos Community College
Savoy Multipurpose Room on Various
October 7th 2014 thru January 13th 2015.
Fordham Road BID asks: What do you want?
The Bronx Fordham Road BID,
manager of one of the largest and busiest
business districts in the City, wants to
know what you want. The BID is asking
the residents and visitors of their shopping
district on Fordham Road to
take a survey so that the BID may
recruit the stores and restaurants most
desired by the community. The survey is
available online at
http://fordhamrdsurvey.com and you can
go there now to share your opinions.
The survey is anonymous and no
one will be asked to register or provide any
information more personal than their home
zip code. See the
Press release here...