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Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Havana Film Festival Begins, Orchids at the NY Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Art, Theater, Film & History

bronx things to do bronx April 6, 2018 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Spring Weather Continues . The Temperature highs will be in the mid 50's Friday, falling to the high 40's on Saturday and Sunday. The temperature lows will be around 40 Friday, falling to the low 30's for the rest of the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will be about 15 mph throughout the weekend. And the Humidity will be about 50% on Friday, descending to about 30% through the rest of the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

The Havana Film Festival in NYC. The graphic at right shows a scene from the Havana Film Festival logo - see details above.

 

Friday & Weekend - Passover Begins, Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo & Bronx History

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows people waiting to board an MTA Bus to travel north along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx at 138th Street near the Bronx Post Office & Hostos College. The #4 subway line is undergoing construction.

The Havana Film Festival begins today, April 6th and continues through Tuesday, April 17th [film $10 / $15 or festival day / all passes ranging from $50 - $350]. They are at eight venues in Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx, of which the Manhattan ones I'll add later today and you can buy tickets at their website http://www.hffny.com]. Bronx Museum.

The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

 

Saturday - Art & Film

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows one of the beautiful buildings along the Grand Concourse in the South Bronx Museum. The several mile long street was modelled after the Champs Elysee in Paris during the early 1900's and is lined with beautiful, well made, art deco buildings.

 

On Saturday, April 7th Passover ends [holidays].

 

See events posted above in the Friday & Weekend section that continue through the weekend.

 

 

Sunday - Greek Orthodox Easter, Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Museum & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows a pedestrian walking the Bronx Concourse neighborhood on a cool spring day.

Today is Easter Sunday when Greek Orthodox Christians celebrate Jesus Christ's Resurrection from the dead. The Western European Christians celebrated the same event last weekend.

The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is open, as are venues like the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Gardens and Wave Hill that run events or provide access on weekend - see details above.

The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE NOT BEEN UPDATED.

* The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street - #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Historical Amnesia from February 14th thru March 24 [art / free]. The exhibit is

"Curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Historical Amnesia exposes and grapples with the lasting effects of colonialism, exoticism, and intolerance on today's culture. Featuring Kris Grey, Sara Jimenez, jc lenochan, Joiri Minaya, and Jade Yumang, artists sift through forms of loss, obscurity, and trauma by using the body as a conduit."

* The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an ongoing fatherhood series entitled Father Figure: Portraying African American Fatherhood Pops [film / I think free but donations welcome]. Their gallery hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 to 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

* On Saturday, March 24th, from 1 - 6 pm, there is a closing reception event about the current exhibit by Gordon Matta-Clarke entitled Anarchitect, at the Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is discussion between Curator Jessamyn Fiore and Gordon Matta-Clarke's sister [art / free].

* The Lehman College Performing Arts Center at 250 Bedford Park Blvd is hosting a performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet beginning at 4 pm performing works entitled Cinderella [music / $25 - $45 & kids / seniors $10].

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there's a performance by TBD [$28 / $24 includes admission / history]. There's also usually a Garden Walk given free with admission beginning at 11 am, except on Sundays when it begins at 2 pm.

* The ID Studio Theater at 311 East 140th Street [off 3rd Avenue] in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a xyz [theater / not sure but it's either free or for a small donation].

 

Next Week Beginning 4.9.18 - TBD

* Through the week at Hostos College in the Longwood Art Gallery at 450 Grand Concourse off 149th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Her Art Will Be Cannibal which is about the female perspective on patriarchy, race and class in multi-media [free /art].

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

* Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

* BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Orchids at the NY Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Art, Theater, Film & History

bronx things to do bronx * March 31, 2018 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Spring Weather Continues . The Temperature highs will be in the mid 50's, while the temperature lows will be around 40 throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will run between 12 - 15 mph. And the Humidity will be about 70% on Friday, descending to about 40% through the rest of the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

* In the photo at right shows a woman watches an art film at the Bronx Museum in the Concourse neighborhood of the South Bronx last weekend.

 

 

Friday & Weekend - Passover Begins, Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo & Bronx History

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows people waiting to board an MTA Bus to travel north along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx at 138th Street near the Bronx Post Office & Hostos College. The #4 subway line is undergoing construction.

* On Friday, March 30 at sundown observance of Passover begins and runs through Saturday, April 7th [holidays].

* The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

* The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

* The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

 

Saturday - Art & Film

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows one of the beautiful buildings along the Grand Concourse in the South Bronx Museum. The several mile long street was modelled after the Champs Elysee in Paris during the early 1900's and is lined with beautiful, well made, art deco buildings.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS. ONLY ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE BEEN UPDATED.

The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street - #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Historical Amnesia from February 14th thru March 24 [art / free]. The exhibit is

"Curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Historical Amnesia exposes and grapples with the lasting effects of colonialism, exoticism, and intolerance on today's culture. Featuring Kris Grey, Sara Jimenez, jc lenochan, Joiri Minaya, and Jade Yumang, artists sift through forms of loss, obscurity, and trauma by using the body as a conduit."

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an ongoing fatherhood series entitled Father Figure: Portraying African American Fatherhood Pops [film / I think free but donations welcome]. Their gallery hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 to 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

On Saturday, March 24th, from 1 - 6 pm, there is a closing reception event about the current exhibit by Gordon Matta-Clarke entitled Anarchitect, at the Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is discussion between Curator Jessamyn Fiore and Gordon Matta-Clarke's sister [art / free].

 

Sunday - Easter Sunday, Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Museum & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows a pedestrian walking the Bronx Concourse neighborhood on a cool spring day.

* Today is Easter Sunday when western European Christianity celebrates Jesus Christ's Resurrection from the dead. The Greek Orthodox Christian celebration of the same event will occur next weekend.

* The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is open, as are venues like the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Gardens and Wave Hill that run events or provide access on weekend - see details above.

* The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

* The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

 

WORK IN PROGRESS. ONLY ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE BEEN UPDATED.

 

The Lehman College Performing Arts Center at 250 Bedford Park Blvd is hosting a performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet beginning at 4 pm performing works entitled Cinderella [music / $25 - $45 & kids / seniors $10].

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there's a performance by TBD [$28 / $24 includes admission / history]. There's also usually a Garden Walk given free with admission beginning at 11 am, except on Sundays when it begins at 2 pm.

The ID Studio Theater at 311 East 140th Street [off 3rd Avenue] in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a xyz [theater / not sure but it's either free or for a small donation].

 

Next Week Beginning 3.19.18 - Passover Continues

* On Friday, March 30 at sundown observance of Passover began and runs through Saturday, April 7th [holidays].

* Through the week at Hostos College in the Longwood Art Gallery at 450 Grand Concourse off 149th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Her Art Will Be Cannibal which is about the female perspective on patriarchy, race and class in multi-media [free /art].

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

* Click here for reports about Bronx holiday events and here for Bronx holiday markets. And click here for report about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

* Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.

* BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: The Mystery of Rusty Bedsprings by I. P. Knightly.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Anarchitect Closing, Historical Amnesia, Father Figure Film, Orchids at the NY Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Art, Theater, Film & History

bronx things to do bronx March 23, 2018 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Spring Weather Weekend. The Temperature highs will be in the mid 40's, while the temperature lows will be about 30 throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will run between 10 - 15 mph which is a light breeze. And the Humidity will be about 50% throughout the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

The photo at right shows a fallen tree and a very smashed vehicle in the Throgs Neck neighborhood a couple of weeks ago. The high winds that accompanied the first March snowstorm took its toll.

 

 

Friday & Weekend - Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo & Bronx History

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows a some of the Gentrification going on in the NYC metro region. The Bronx is beginning to feel some of both the good and the bad effects of the changes that accompany it.

The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

 

Saturday - Historical Amnesia, Anarchitect Art & Father Figure Film

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right was posted on the Bronx Museum website with the announcement of the closing reception for the Anarchitect exhibit this weekend at the Bronx Museum - see details below.

The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street - #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Historical Amnesia from February 14th thru March 24 [art / free]. The exhibit is

"Curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Historical Amnesia exposes and grapples with the lasting effects of colonialism, exoticism, and intolerance on today's culture. Featuring Kris Grey, Sara Jimenez, jc lenochan, Joiri Minaya, and Jade Yumang, artists sift through forms of loss, obscurity, and trauma by using the body as a conduit."

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an ongoing fatherhood series entitled Father Figure: Portraying African American Fatherhood Pops [film / I think free but donations welcome]. Their gallery hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 to 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

On Saturday, March 24th, from 1 - 6 pm, there is a closing reception event about the current exhibit by Gordon Matta-Clarke entitled Anarchitect, at the Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is discussion between Curator Jessamyn Fiore and Gordon Matta-Clarke's sister [art / free].

 

Sunday - Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Museum & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows the Whitestone Bridge as seen from a bus heading on its way to Flushing Queens. Throgs Neck is the landing / launching site for both the Whitestone and the Throggs Neck bridges in the Bronx.

The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is open, as are venues like the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Gardens and Wave Hill that run events or provide access on weekend - see details above.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: Under the Yankee Grandstands by Seymour Butz.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE NOT BEEN UPDATED.

* The Lehman College Performing Arts Center at 250 Bedford Park Blvd is hosting a performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet beginning at 4 pm performing works entitled Cinderella [music / $25 - $45 & kids / seniors $10].

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there's a performance by TBD [$28 / $24 includes admission / history]. There's also usually a Garden Walk given free with admission beginning at 11 am, except on Sundays when it begins at 2 pm.

* The ID Studio Theater at 311 East 140th Street [off 3rd Avenue] in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a xyz [theater / not sure but it's either free or for a small donation].

 

Next Week Beginning 3.19.18 - Passover Begins

* Through the week at Hostos College in the Longwood Art Gallery at 450 Grand Concourse off 149th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Her Art Will Be Cannibal which is about the female perspective on patriarchy, race and class in multi-media [free /art].

On Friday, March 30 at sundown observance of Passover begins and runs through April 7th [holidays].

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Bronx holiday events and here for Bronx holiday markets. And click here for report about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

Historical Amnesia, Father Figure Film, Orchids at the NY Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Art, Theater, Film & History

bronx things to do bronx * March 16, 2018 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

* Spring Weather Weekend. The Temperature highs will be in the low to mid 40's, while the temperature lows will be about 30 throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will be a blustery 23 mph Friday, dropping to about 15 mph for the rest of the weekend. The Humidity will be about 40% throughout the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

* The photo at right shows some of the construction / real estate development in process in Mott Haven in the South Bronx.

 

 

Friday & Weekend - Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo & Bronx History

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows a clip out of one of the films featured in Father Figure exhibit currently on exhibit at the Bronx Doc Film Center - see details below.

* The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

* The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

* The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

 

Saturday - Historical Amnesia, Anarchitect Art & Father Figure Film

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right was included with the announcement of the closing reception for the Anarchitect exhibit currently on display at the Bronx Museum - see details below.

* The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street - #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Historical Amnesia from February 14th thru March 24 [art / free]. The exhibit is

"Curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Historical Amnesia exposes and grapples with the lasting effects of colonialism, exoticism, and intolerance on today's culture. Featuring Kris Grey, Sara Jimenez, jc lenochan, Joiri Minaya, and Jade Yumang, artists sift through forms of loss, obscurity, and trauma by using the body as a conduit."

* The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an ongoing fatherhood series entitled Father Figure: Portraying African American Fatherhood Pops [film / I think free but donations welcome]. Their gallery hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 to 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

* On Saturday, March 24th, from 1 - 6 pm, there is a closing reception event about the current exhibit by Gordon Matta-Clarke entitled Anarchitect, at the Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is discussion between Curator Jessamyn Fiore and Gordon Matta-Clarke's sister [art / free].

 

Sunday - Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Museum & Zoo

bronx things to do bronx* The photo at right shows the Lorelei Fountain situated along 161st Street just east of the Grand Concourse and Yankee Stadium in front of the Bronx Supreme Courthouse. The fountain is dedicated to the German author, Heinrich Heine, who wrote a poem about the fabled enchanting Lorelei who was a mermaid-like water woman who distracted sailors from their duties.

* The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is open, as are venues like the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Gardens and Wave Hill that run events or provide access on weekend - see details above.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE BEEN UPDATED.

The Lehman College Performing Arts Center at 250 Bedford Park Blvd is hosting a performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet beginning at 4 pm performing works entitled Cinderella [music / $25 - $45 & kids / seniors $10].

At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there's a performance by TBD [$28 / $24 includes admission / history]. There's also usually a Garden Walk given free with admission beginning at 11 am, except on Sundays when it begins at 2 pm.

The ID Studio Theater at 311 East 140th Street [off 3rd Avenue] in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a xyz [theater / not sure but it's either free or for a small donation].

 

Next Week Beginning 3.19.18 - Spring Arrives

* On Tuesday, March 20th, it's the Spring equinox and the first day of Spring.

BOOK REVIEW NEXT WEEK: Under the Yankee Grandstands by Seymour Butz.

Through the week at Hostos College in the Longwood Art Gallery at 450 Grand Concourse off 149th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Her Art Will Be Cannibal which is about the female perspective on patriarchy, race and class in multi-media [free /art].

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Bronx holiday events and here for Bronx holiday markets. And click here for report about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.


Bronx Things To Do This Weekend

St Patricks Day Parade Throggs Neck, Anarchitect, Father Figure Film, Moscow Festival Ballet, Orchids at the NY Botanical Gardens, Zoo, Art, Theater, Film & History

bronx things to do bronx March 9, 2018 / Things To Do Bronx / Bronx Neighborhoods / Bronx Buzz NYC.

Nice Weather This Weekend. The Temperature highs will be in the mid 40's, while the temperature lows will be in the low 30's, throughout the weekend. There's No Rain in the forecast. Winds will be a blustery 13 - 18 mph throughout the weekend. The Humidity will be about 50% throughout the weekend. Click for Bronx Weather.

The photo at right shows musicians performing in a St Patrick's Day Parade in NYC in a prior year. On Sunday the St Patrick's Day Parade returns to Throgs Neck - see details below.

 

 

Friday & Weekend - Orchid Show at NY Botanical Gardens, Bronx Zoo & Bronx History

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows a clip out of one of the films featured in Father Figure exhibit currently on exhibit at the Bronx Doc Film Center - see details below.

The New York Botanical Gardens at 2900 Southern Blvd near the Norwood, Fordham and Belmont neighborhoods is home to a number of other interesting exhibits, including copies of Darwin's first editions and a somewhat virgin forest dating back a couple of centuries [10am - 6pm / kids / $23 / $20 / $10 / under 2 free]. Last weekend the ORCHID SHOW returned and will run through April 22nd.

The Bronx Zoo at 2300 Southern Blvd offers a variety of activities for adults and kids including Sea Lion & Penguin feedings, Camel rides, Bug Carousel rides, 4 D Theater, Wild Asia Monorail and a Zoo Shuttle . The zoo is open and costs $27 for kids and $37 for adults or a year-long family pass which includes membership for $200.

The Bronx Historical Society is located at 3309 Bainbridge Avenue at 208th Street in the Norwood neighborhood. The Society also runs the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage at 2640 Grand Concourse at East Kingsbridge Road in the Belmont neighborhood is open Thursday & Friday 10 am - 3 pm, and both Poe Cottage and the Bronx Historical Society are open Saturday 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm [$5 / $3 / history].

 

Saturday - Anarchitect Art & Father Figure Film

bronx things to do bronxThe photo at right shows a few of the drawings in the Anarchitect exhibit currently on display at the Bronx Museum - see details below.

The Bronx Art Space at 301 East 140th Street - #1 in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an exhibit entitled Historical Amnesia from February 14th thru March 24 [art / free]. The exhibit is

"Curated by Gabriel de Guzman, Historical Amnesia exposes and grapples with the lasting effects of colonialism, exoticism, and intolerance on today's culture. Featuring Kris Grey, Sara Jimenez, jc lenochan, Joiri Minaya, and Jade Yumang, artists sift through forms of loss, obscurity, and trauma by using the body as a conduit."

The Bronx Doc Film Center at 614 Courtlandt Avenue in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting an ongoing fatherhood series entitled Father Figure: Portraying African American Fatherhood Pops [film / I think free but donations welcome]. Their gallery hours are Thursday & Friday from 3 to 7 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 1 to 5 pm.

From 5 - 6 pm, there is a discussion event about the current exhibit by Gordon Matta-Clarke entitled Anarchitect, at the Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx. The event is discussion between Curator Jessamyn Fiore and Gordon Matta-Clarke's sister [art / free].

 

Sunday - St Patrick's Day Parade Throgs Neck, Moscow Festival Ballet, Orchid Show at the Botanical Gardens, Bronx Museum & Zoo

bronx things to do bronxThere's a St Patrick's Day Parade in Throgs Neck that begins at 12 noon. The parade marches along East Tremont beginning at Lafayette Avenue and ending at Harding and Brinsmade Avenue in Throggs Neck [free / kids / parades].

The Lehman College Performing Arts Center at 250 Bedford Park Blvd is hosting a performance by the Moscow Festival Ballet beginning at 4 pm performing works entitled Cinderella [music / $25 - $45 & kids / seniors $10].

The Bronx Museum at 1040 Grand Concourse at 165th Street in the Concourse neighborhood of the Bronx is open, as are venues like the Bronx Zoo, NY Botanical Gardens and Wave Hill that run events or provide access on weekend - see details above.

 

MOSTLY DONE. ASTERISKED EVENTS HAVE NOT BEEN UPDATED.

* At Wave Hill at 649 West 249th Street in the Hudson Hill section of the Riverdale neighborhood there's a performance by TBD [$28 / $24 includes admission / history]. There's also usually a Garden Walk given free with admission beginning at 11 am, except on Sundays when it begins at 2 pm.

* The ID Studio Theater at 311 East 140th Street [off 3rd Avenue] in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the Bronx is hosting a xyz [theater / not sure but it's either free or for a small donation].

 

Next Week Beginning 3.12.18 - TBD

Through the week at Hostos College in the Longwood Art Gallery at 450 Grand Concourse off 149th Street is hosting an exhibit entitled Her Art Will Be Cannibal which is about the female perspective on patriarchy, race and class in multi-media [free /art].

 

Bronx Farmers Mkts, Street Fairs, Member Events Calendar

Click here for reports about Bronx holiday events and here for Bronx holiday markets. And click here for report about Bronx street fairs, Bronx farmers markets, Bronx shopping venues and restaurants in the Bronx.

Also see Friday & Weekend Events above.


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