Community Events: Feb. 13th - Feb. 18th

Feb. 11, 2020
Community Events: Feb. 13th - Feb. 18th

There are a variety of fun outdoor activities happening this upcoming weekend. Why not take the kids out and play?! Catch all these exciting events coming your way from Feb. 13th to Feb. 18th. 

February 13th

Free Tenant Support Office Hours to be held at 2175 Jerome Avenue

Time: 11:00 AM
Information: Get free housing-related help! At this free event, community members can receive assistance, including housing-related legal assistance, help combating landlord harassment, and support with home repairs. All assistance is confidential and free.
Contact: Please call (718) 933-6909 for more information.  

Zion Family Ministries Presents: Family Love Fest Valentine’s Day at The Full Gospel Tabernacle

Location: 727 East 222nd Street, Bronx, NY
Time: 6:30 PM
Information: Family Love Fest Valentine's Day Event: "Come and experience the love of Christ with your family". Live Music and special love gift for the first 50 children!! Children under 13 must come with an adult.
Contact: Please call (347) 471-6936 for more information. 

Free Tax Help with Turbo Tax at Hunts Point Library

Location: 877 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY
Time: 10:00 AM
Information: There is a limit on how many returns can be completed in one day. Taxpayers who cannot be accommodated within the hours set forth above can return the following week or visit other sites in Manhattan or the Bronx. Food Bank volunteers, who are certified by the IRS, will prepare both federal and state returns for people of all ages within the limits of their skill and training.
Contact: Please visit NYPL.Org/ TaxHelp or call (718) 617-0338 for more information. 

February 14th

Arts, Culture & Fun: Valentine Day Concert with Annette St. John at Hunts Point Recreation Center

Location: 765 Manida Street, Bronx, NY
Time: 6:00 PM
Information: Join us for a Valentine Day concert with world-class musicians from the Jazz Foundation of America. Born and raised in Harlem, Annette St. John worked with greats like Jimmy Smith, Della Griffin, and George Benson, and performed all over Manhattan, including at the Apollo, the Blue Note, and much other.
Contact: Please call (718) 860-5544 for more information. 

Marble Hill School for International Studies Presents Second Annual Black History Month Show

Location: 99 Terrace View Avenue, Bronx, NY
Time: 1:00 PM
Information: The Annual Black History Show is a time for students and staff of all backgrounds to come together and celebrate black culture. Performances will vary between dance, music/rap, poetry, skits, and much more.
Contact: Please call  (718) 561-0973 for more information. 

February 15th

Bronx Winterfest at Brady Playground in Bronx Park

Location: 2222 Bronx Park East, Bronx, NY
Time: 11:00 AM
Information: Join NYC Parks for a day of family fun! This free, family-friendly event will include winter sports, dance performances, games, prizes, arts and crafts, workshops and much more!
Contact: Please call (718) 543-8672 for more information.

Shape Up NYC: Latin Dance for Fitness at Poe Park Visitor Center

Location: 2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY
Time: 9:00 AM
Information: Join Shape Up NYC for a free dance fitness class. With exercises for the whole body, this class encourages functional fitness through dance movements.
Contact: Please call (718) 365-5516 for more information. 

Workshop: Crazy for Composting

Location: 2950 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY
Time: 10:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Information: NYC Compost Project hosted by the New York Botanical Garden.
Are you passionate about composting but want more from your bin? These sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level, whether you are just starting out or have been digging in for years. Join us for beginner and advanced workshops, resources, refreshments, ordering compost, and more! *Registration required*
Contact: Please call (718) 817-8543 for more information. 

February 16th

Riverdale Park Trail Maintenance Hike at Riverdale Park

Location: Meet at Spaulding Lane Parking Lot in Riverdale Park, 
Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane, Bronx, NY
Time: 10:00 AM
Information: Did you know that NYC has over 350 miles of hiking trails throughout its public parks? Help to keep these trails clean, safe, and ecologically healthy by joining the NYC Parks Stewardship Team and the Natural Areas Conservancy on a trail maintenance hike! *Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.*
Contact: Please call (718) 392-5232 for more information. 

Seal Exploration at Orchard Beach Nature Center

Location: Meeting at Orchard Beach, Section 2 of Orchard Beach, Bronx, NY
Time: 12:00 PM
Information: New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. To enhance your experience we encourage you to bring field guides and binoculars or ask a park ranger to borrow a pair.
Contact: Please call (718) 319-7258 for more information. 

Health Insurance Enrollment at St. Luke Episcopal Church Food Pantry

Location: 777 East 222nd Street, Bronx, NY
Time: 9:00 AM
Information: Get free help enrolling in the health insurance plan that’s right for you and your family. Enrollment specialists from GetCoveredNYC Unit will be available to help you understand your health insurance options and assist you in enrolling in a quality plan. There are many low- and no-cost options that provide essential benefits.
Contact: Please call (718) 882-3060 for more information.

Akuy Eenda Maawehlaang (The Place Where People Gather) Films at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Location: 895 Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY
Time: 2:00 PM
Information: This film witnesses the Ramapough-Lenape Nation’s struggle to gather as a community and pray on their land, in the face of legal and financial struggle at the hands of the Township of Mahwah and a private homeowner’s association.
Contact: Please go to BPMM.Org or call (718) 885-1461 for more information.  

February 17th

Scavenger Hunt

Location: 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx, NY
Time: 3:30 PM
Information: Children and families are invited to join Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center for a Scavenger Hunt throughout the recreation center and surrounding park. Join us to find hidden items, which will lead you to clues and prizes. If you enjoy a good mystery activity, this event is for you! FREE and open to the public.
Contact: Please go to (718) 543-8672 for more information. 

Kids Week: Orienteering for Kids at Pelham Bay Park

Location: Bruckner Boulevard and Wilkinson Avenue, Bronx, NY
Time: 1:00 PM
Information: The kids are out of school! Now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world. All are welcome, but programs are geared for ages 12 and younger. 
Contact: Please call (718) 319-7258 for more information. 

February 18th
 

Studio Art Workshop at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center

Location: 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx, NY
Time: 4:00 PM
Information: Learn about artists like Vincent Van Gogh, Frida Kahlo, Jean - Michael Basquiat, and more; then create your own version of their artwork. You will use different mediums from painting, sculpture, and drawing. Youth 6 years to 13 years old are invited to attend for free.
Contact: Please call (718) 543-8672 for more information.

Kids Week: Survival Skills at Van Cortlandt Nature Center in Van Cortlandt Park

Location: West 246th Street and Broadway, Bronx, NY
Time: 1:00 PM
Information: The kids are out of school! Now get them out of the house. Head to the park and join the Urban Park Rangers' free Kids Week programs. Immerse your kids, and yourself, in the natural world.  On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life. This program features hands-on activities in an outdoor setting. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
Contact: Please call (718) 548-0912 for more information. 

Health Insurance Enrollment to be held at 478 East Fordham Road, 2nd Floor

Time: 8:30 AM
Information: Get free help enrolling in the health insurance plan that’s right for you and your family. Enrollment specialists from GetCoveredNYC Unit will be available to help you understand your health insurance options and assist you in enrolling in a quality plan. There are many low- and no-cost options that provide essential benefits.
Contact: Please call 311 for more information.