Bronx-Events

Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 12, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-12
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Up-Cycle to Art:

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 12, 2017

Adults will DIY upcycle their own bottles and containers in artistic and creative ways.

October: Poe inspired and Steam Punk Bottles & Containers
November: Cardboard Stamps and Cardboard Books
December: Whimsical Winter Wonder... Inspired Wine Bottle

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-12
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Communication and Socialization Get Together

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 12, 2017

This event is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and pictures. College students are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-12
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Kids Le Petit Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 12, 2017

Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.

Parents and other adults are invited to participate with their little ones.

October: Fall Inspired Art-Shrinky Dink
November: Up-cycle Yogurt Container and Thanksgiving Greeting Card
December Whimsical Winter Wonder...Shaker

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-12
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Grant-writing 101

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
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Date: December 12, 2017

During this workshop and info session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by discussing tips for applying for community-oriented grants. We will also share detailed information about Citizens Committee for NYC's Love Your Block and Neighborhood Grants, Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund Grant, and other resources offered to community gardens with upcoming deadlines. This workshop is offered in collaboration with Friends of the High Line as part of the Community Parks Initiative.

Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.

Co-facilitated with Partnerships for Parks, Citizens Committee for NYC, and Friends of the High Line.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-602-5300

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-12
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Workshop: Grant Writing 101

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

Date: December 12, 2017

During this workshop and info-session, we will demystify the grant-writing process by discussing tips for applying for community-oriented grants. We will also share detailed information about Citizens Committee for NYC’s Love Your Block and Neighborhood Grants, Partnerships for Parks’ Capacity Fund Grant, and other resources offered to community gardens with upcoming deadlines.

This workshop is offered in collaboration with Friends of the High Line as part of the Community Parks Initiative.

Please register here to join us.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 602-5348

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-12
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Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 13, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-13
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Shape Up Yoga Meditation

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 13, 2017

This class features exercises for the whole body: functional fitness through meditative yoga for health, well-being, and relaxation.

For adults.

Start time: 9:30 am

End time: 10:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-13
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Basic Sign Language

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 13, 2017

Learn basic sign language for communication.

This class is open to staff, family members. and adults interested in learning sign language for communication.

Start time: 10:45 am

End time: 11:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-13
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Adult's Le Petit Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 13, 2017

Adults will create delicate miniature work to keep or give as gifts to friends or family.

October: Mini Rock Painting
November: Create Mini Coloring Books and Delicate Paper Cutting
December Whimsical Winter Wonder Black Artist Tile Zen Art

Start time: 11:30 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-13
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Recycle to Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 13, 2017

Children will make cute, usable items out of recycled materials for the holiday season, to keep and take home.

October: Halloween Masks out of Stock Card Paper
November: Dried Orange Peel Arts/Crafts Bracelet
December: Spin Drum Crafts

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-13
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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

West Bronx Recreation Center
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Date: December 13, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best! Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 7:30 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (212) 360-3341, (718) 293-5934

Location: West Bronx Recreation Center

2017-12-13
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Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 14, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-14
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Special Express Arts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 14, 2017

This class engages special needs adults through art for self expression. Special needs adults work on canvas, paper, and multiple mediums to create work they can be proud of.

Please call to schedule your group's visit with us. Groups are scheduled on a monthly basis, due to large number of participating agencies and individuals.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-14
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Special Olympic Sports Training

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

Date: December 14, 2017

Adults 18 years old and older with physical and mental disabilities are invited to learn and train like an Olympian at our Olympic sports workshop. Participants will learn and play various sports including; volleyball, track, soccer, basketball/netball, and more!

A recreation center membership and registration are required. For more information and to register email: Shalaya.Nieves@parks.nyc.gov

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 1:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-14
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Wheelchair Basketball

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
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Date: December 14, 2017

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!

Scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area. With the help of the wheelchair basketball team, it's guaranteed to be tons of fun and you'll come back every week for more action!

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 8:00 pm

Contact phone: 212-360-3341

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-14
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Senior Fitness @ St. Mary's Recreation Center

St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

Date: December 15, 2017

New senior fitness classes are starting Friday, November 3. Have fun while learning new ways to maintain cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: 718-402-5155

Location: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-15
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Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 15, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-15
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The Painted Rock Project

St. Mary's Park

Date: December 15, 2017

The Painted Rock Project is a collaboration between St. Mary's Recreation Center, Senior Marlins and Bronx Works. Starting in the beginning of October, painted rocks will be hidden around St. Mary's Park. The rocks can be traded in at Betances Community Center, E. Robert Moore E. Senior Center, Mott Haven Farmers Market *Mondays Only and St. Mary's Recreation Center for various rewards. Feel free to paint your own rocks at home and hide them in the park as well. Get updates on this project through social media. @HLMottHaven, #MottHavenRocks, #BronxWorks.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: 7184025155

Location: St. Mary's Park

2017-12-15
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Seasonal Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 15, 2017

Participants will create fun arts and crafts for the fall and holiday seasons.

October: Leaf People Crafts
November: Paper Pumpkin Crafts for Kids
December: Multi Media Christmas Tree or Hanukkah Dreidel

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-15
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Van Cortlandt Track Club

Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 9:30 am

Contact phone: (718) 430-1890

Location: Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2017-12-16
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It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park. Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.

Rain or shine, there will be something for everyone to do at this unique park!

Please note: Volunteers younger than 18 years old are required to present a signed guardian’s consent to participate or have a chaperone present. Walk-ons are welcome!

RSVP

Individuals and small groups are asked to register for the project by emailing dp.reynolds@verizon.net.

Groups of 15+ volunteers must submit a Group Request to join the Stewards for their weekly cleanups a month prior to desired date. Be sure to indicate on the form that you would like to work alongside the Stewards of Henry Hudson Park.

Start time: 8:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

Contact phone: (347) 203-9164

Location: Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park)

2017-12-16
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NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park

Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)

2017-12-16
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NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park)

2017-12-16
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Soundview Green Neighborhood Coastal Cleanup

Howe Avenue and Hart Street (in Pugsley Creek Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Please note: Registration is full. You can sign up to be added to the waitlist.

Join NYC Parks Stewardship Team for a coastal cleanup at Pugsley Creek Park.

This event is a part of our monthly Green Neighborhood series. Volunteers will help remove debris from the shoreline of Pugsley Creek! Come dressed in clothes that can get dirty, durable boots or sneakers, and a water bottle! This event is not recommended for volunteers under the age of 13. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 392.5232

Location: Howe Avenue and Hart Street (in Pugsley Creek Park)

2017-12-16
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Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-16
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Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-16
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Family Art Project: Wintery Birdy Marionettes

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees or eastern towhees lately? See which of these black-and-white winter birds is setting up house at Wave Hill this winter. We’ll make fun, birdy marionette puppets to hang on a group tree-display indoors, or to dance and chirp in the Sarah and Geoffrey Gund Theater.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

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Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2017-12-16
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Nature Walk: Birds and the Winter Garden

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Local birds face many challenges during the chilly months, and benefit from thoughtfully planned, bird-friendly plantings. Naturalist Gabriel Willow and Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day lead a brisk walk to see birds and bird habitats in the garden. Along the way, hear about fascinating adaptations that help birds survive the cold. This nature walk takes place again at 2:00 p.m.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 12:00 pm

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Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2017-12-16
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Drop-in Workshop: Decorating for the Birds

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Decorating a tree for birds is a fun family activity, but it also helps our feathered friends survive when food is scarce. Discover what birds prefer to eat and make several edible decorations for your avian neighbors. Ages six and older welcome with an adult.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

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Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2017-12-16
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The Comadrazo

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

This is an informal networking meeting for members and prospective members of Las Comadres Para Las Americas, founded by Nora de Oyo Comstock.

Las Comadres has grown to an international presence. The networking gatherings facilitate community building and resource sharing among attendees. Comadres from all walks of life engage in life-enhancing dialogue about education, employment experiences, opportunities, culture, and social capital resources.

The Comadrazo is new to the Bronx.

Start time: 12:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-16
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WBO Winter Wonderland

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Santa is coming to Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center! We are celebrating all winter holidays with arts & crafts, games, hot cocoa and more! Come enjoy the afternoon. Take a free picture with Santa. All ages are welcome.

Start time: 12:30 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-543-8672

Location: Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)

2017-12-16
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Cold Weather Survival

Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.

All programs are family-friendly, but are recommended for ages 8 years and older.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2017-12-16
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Nature Walk: Birds and the Winter Garden

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 16, 2017

Local birds face many challenges during the chilly months, and benefit from thoughtfully planned, bird-friendly plantings. Naturalist Gabriel Willow and Senior Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day lead a brisk walk to see birds and bird habitats in the garden. Along the way, hear about fascinating adaptations that help birds survive the cold.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

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Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.

October: Fall, Poe, Halloween
November: Fall, Thanksgiving
December: Whimsical Winter Wonder... Christmas, and Hanukkah

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

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Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 16, 2017

Kids have fun creating art out of paper.

October: Paper Mosaic Abstract Art on Cardboard
November Paper Turkey with Feathers
December Paper Christmas Tree using Stock Card and Tissue Paper altenatijng Passover Dreidle

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-16
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NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)
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Date: December 17, 2017

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long.

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers, dogs: All are welcome!

This program is in coordination with NYC Parks' Community Parks Initiative.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 10:00 am

Contact phone:

Location: East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

2017-12-17
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Family Art Project: Wintery Birdy Marionettes

Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 17, 2017

Seen any downy woodpeckers, chickadees or eastern towhees lately? See which of these black-and-white winter birds is setting up house at Wave Hill this winter. We’ll make fun, birdy marionette puppets to hang on a group tree-display indoors, or to dance and chirp in the Sarah and Geoffrey Gund Theater.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 1:00 pm

Contact phone:

Location: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

2017-12-17
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Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)
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Date: December 17, 2017

Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free with admission to the grounds.

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 3:00 pm

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Location: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

2017-12-17
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Winter Solstice Candle Light Walk

Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)
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Date: December 17, 2017

This season, the Urban Park Rangers celebrate history, wildlife, the cosmos, and the holidays with a fun-filled, candlelight walk on the Putnam Trail.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)

2017-12-17
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Fifth Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder... Exhibition

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 19, 2017

The Poe Park Visitor Center proudly presents the 5th Annual Whimsical Winter Wonder… Exhibition. The exhibition, curated by Lucy Aponte, features the delightful works of over a dozen emerging and established artists from the Bronx and around. This year, the show includes works by students from our adult arts program.

Featured artists: Bobbi Beck, Ner Beck, Nancy Benignus, Ernesto Camacho, Daniel DelValle, Sika Foyer, Clarisel Gonzalez, Susan Kleinsinger, Dave Kopka, Abraham Levy, Brianna Livesay, Michael Mendel, Betty Murray, Ghislaine Sabiti, Rafaela Santos, and Aislinn Weidele. Featured Students: Ingrid Izquierdo, Lydia Garcia, Alba Soto, and Zaida Nieves.

Start time: 9:00 am

End time: 5:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-55169

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-19
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Up-Cycle to Art:

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 19, 2017

Adults will DIY upcycle their own bottles and containers in artistic and creative ways.

October: Poe inspired and Steam Punk Bottles & Containers
November: Cardboard Stamps and Cardboard Books
December: Whimsical Winter Wonder... Inspired Wine Bottle

Start time: 10:00 am

End time: 11:00 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-19
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Communication and Socialization Get Together

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 19, 2017

This event is an opportunity for adults with intellectual disabilities to meet new people, socialize, and communicate about a variety of topics using words, sign language, and pictures. College students are welcome.

Start time: 11:00 am

End time: 11:45 am

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-19
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Klezmer Hanukkah Celebration

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 19, 2017

Join internationally-renowned tsimbl (hammered dulcimer) player Pete Rushefsky and violinist Jake Shulman-Ment from the Center for Traditional Music and Dance for an afternoon Hanukkah celebration exploring Jewish Klezmer music: the celebratory music of the Jews of Eastern Europe that was transplanted to New York in the early 20th century, and then revitalized by a new generation of musicians beginning in the 1970's.

From soulful spirituals to infectious dance tunes, Klezmer has much to offer listeners of all ages.

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 3:45 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-19
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Kids Le Petit Art

Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Date: December 19, 2017

Children will create cute miniature works as gifts to give, or keep for themselves. Children may take inspiration from the holiday season and fall colors.

Parents and other adults are invited to participate with their little ones.

October: Fall Inspired Art-Shrinky Dink
November: Up-cycle Yogurt Container and Thanksgiving Greeting Card
December Whimsical Winter Wonder...Shaker

Start time: 2:30 pm

End time: 4:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 365-5516

Location: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

2017-12-19
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