City Harvest and Daily News in their joint Largest New York
City Food Drive through January 17, 2020. The Kids
Can Help Competition will give a prize to the
school in each borough that collects the most pounds of
food. Or, run your own Food Drive, and if not that,
drop off your personal donations at local NYPD Police
Stations, FDNY Firehouses or select
Apple Bank locations.
Holiday Toy Giveaway byThe 41st Precinct & The 41st Precinct
Community Council on Tuesday, December 17th from 4
- 7 PM. Enjoy the music, Christmas lights, games, milk and
cookies, and hot chocolate.
South Bronx Rising Together Holiday
Party on Wednesday, December 18th, at 4:00 PM.
This is a free event so bring a colleague or partner to join
Let's all celebrate the
end of the year and welcome 2020!
Annual Holiday Student Exhibition 2019 and Potluck Dinner
at Bronx River Art Center on Thursday,
December 19th. Celebrate the wonderful artwork the
students created this Fall and bring a
special dish to share as we gather at our
Taste of the Bronx Pop-Up Market will take place on
Saturday, December 21st at BronxNet's new studios in The Hub,
2825 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor. Meet Bronx entrepreneurs
and tour our new facility.
On December 21st. Melrose Parranda
2019, the annual Puerto Rican Christmas caroling procession,
will stop at casita gardens throughout the Melrose
neighborhood in the Bronx, ending at the most famous casita,
Bronx Community Board #2 invites you to Come meet Santa and
the Grinch for a fun ride along
Avenue on Sunday, December 22nd. The joyful Morris Park
Trolly leaves every 15 minutes from Santa's Workshop at 3 -
NYBG Holiday Favorites Film Festival on December 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, & 29. Enjoy your favorite holiday
movies at Ross Hall on the big screen
featuring a rotating selection of classics for
kids and adults alike. Movie schedule and link for
New Year's Eve Party at BMHC December 31st: Bring in the new
decade at 11 PM with the tunes of multi Grammy-nominated drummer/percussionist
Bobby Sanabria & Sexteto Ibiano at
BMHC's family friendly New Year's Eve
party. Admission: $15 for Adults and Free
TREES LIGHT THE WAY IN THE BRONX:
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx Little Italy...
Jerome Gun-Hill Bid
Westchester Square BID...
Fordham Road BID
The Point CDC
St. Mary's Park Tree Lighting will take place on Monday,
December 16th hosted by Bronx Community Board #2,
4 - 7 PM. Join us for live music, an ornament station,
and drinks for all to share.
Melrose Tree Lighting at Railroad Park
on Thursday, December 19th. Join WHEDco at
6 PM.as we
celebrate another year of wonderful
Holiday traditions in the Melrose
neighborhood. Free Hot Chocolate,
Photo Booth, and Giveaways. Come
Bundled Up! Free event.
Borough President Ruben Diaz
Jr. will host a Menorah Lighting Ceremony to celebrate
Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights.on Thursday,
December 19th, at the Riverdale YM-YMHA.
Doors open at 9:30 AM, Program begins at 10 AM.
Children will provide music and traditional holiday foods
will be served. RSVP requested.
Chanukah Wonderland hosted by the Bronx Jewish
on Sunday Dec.22nd at PS 357 will
feature a live
performance by Hebro,and
the Bronx's Tallest LEGO Menorah. Join us at 4 PM for a Hot Buffet Dinner/ Latkes/ Donut
Bar and many more fun activities.
RSVP by 12/18 to be
entered in a raffle for a beautiful Menorah.
A Festive Chanukah Party and Concert will be held at The
Young Israel of Pelham Parkway Jewish Center on Sunday, December 22nd
staring the Exciting Aaron Alexander and the Klez
Messengers. Starting at 2 PM, Chanukah refreshments
will be served.
Bronx Zoo Holiday Lights 2019: Animal lanterns,
sculptures, and colorful designs will light your way thru
park. Enjoy a magical night that's greener than ever
thanks to LED tech. November 29th - December 31st and
January 3rd -5th. See roaming carolers, enter the ice
carving competition on
December 28th, try seasonal foods and bring some
souvenirs home to enjoy.
Parkchester's Annual Celebration of
Kwanzaa on Saturday, December 28th
will be held at St. Helena Church from
4 - 8 PM. Creating Unity in the Community, Kwanzaa is an
African American Cultural Celebration which all can enjoy,
regardless of religion, ethnic background, or political
party. .Please bring educational or handcraft gifts for
children and wear African attire. Expect food served, a
raffle and performances.
Recycle Your Tree:
If you're putting up a real
tree for the holidays, find locations to chip in at
Mulch Fest. Trees (cleaned of stands, lights, tinsel
and ornaments) will be collected and recycled
into mulch for NYC parks at designated sites
from December 26, 2019 - January 11, 2020.
Bring your own bag to chipping sites and take
home mulch for your yard, garden or street tree. If you miss MulchFest, the city
will pick up trees (also stripped of ornaments, etc)
curbside... from January 6 - 17, barring any snow