Community Events

Bronx Dr. MLK Day Interfaith Service, 1/15/18

Bronx Dr. MLK Day Interfaith Service, 1/15/18

On Monday, January 15, Borough President Ruben Diaz and Rev. Naomi Tyler-Lloyd co-host the annual Bronx Dr. MLK Day Community Interfaith Service, 10AM, Trinity Baptist Church, 808 East 224th Street, Bronx NY. RSVP 718-590-3989 or email smalave@bronxbp.nyc.gov.

New York's 29 electors are bound by rules and tradition dating back about 200 years. The electors fill out paper ballots and submit them into a wooden box. The electors must sign the ballots, which are counted manually at the state Capitol.

Where The Pols Are, January 9

Tuesday, January 9 Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Albany. Public Advocate Letitia James has no publicly scheduled events. 8:30 AM – The Citizens Crime Commission of New York City holds a breakfast forum to discuss a 21st century prosecutor’s role […]

Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx BP Diaz

Bronx Housing Enrollment Event Sponsored by Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Every Wednesday beginning January 18, 2018 through June 20 from 10 AM to 1 PM., 851 Grand Concourse (E 161st Street) , Bronx NY 10451. RSVP 718-590-6248.

PR Hurricane Relief Christmas Toy Drive

PR Hurricane Relief Christmas Toy Drive

Back on December 18, the NYC District Council of Carpenters ran a successful toy drive to benefit the children in some of the most hurricane-ravaged areas of Puerto Rico. Many of the union’s members who have been sent down as […]

CM King Hosts Annual 12th District New Year’s Day Ball

CM King Hosts Annual 12th District New Year’s Day Ball

North Bronx Councilman Andy King and Neva Shillingford-King will once again host the 12th District Annual New Year’s Day Ball, which is taking place on Monday, January 1, at 7 p.m. in the Eastwood Manor, 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx. This […]

(l-r) Bharati Kemraj, Founder, Bharati Dance Academy; Youth and Members of Phipps Neighborhoods Program.

Sweets and Sweater Season Event Hosted by Bharati Foundation

Earlier this week, Bharati Dance Academy and The Bharati Foundation at Vishnu Mandir, plus several sponsors and donors, joined together to host the 2nd Annual Sweets & Sweater Season event giving out toys, books, t-shirts and pajamas to over 500 […]

by · December 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
Coat and Clothing Drive for Deadly Belmont Fire Victims

Coat and Clothing Drive for Deadly Belmont Fire Victims

Coat and Clothing Drive for Deadly December 28th Fire Victims will be held today at St. Martin of Tours Church today and Sunday, 9AM to 4PM. 2239 Crotona Avenue (E. 182nd Street/Garden Avenue), Bronx NY 10459.

by · December 30, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO CELEBRATE “THREE KINGS DAY” FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR COMMUNITY

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO CELEBRATE “THREE KINGS DAY” FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR COMMUNITY

STATE SENATOR RUBEN DIAZ TO CELEBRATE “THREE KINGS DAY” FOR THE CHILDREN OF OUR COMMUNITY

Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Kwanzaa Celebration 2017 Calendar

Voza Rivers New Heritage Theatre co-presents with the American Museum of Natural History and Community Works and Community Works, the Museum’s 39th Anniversary of Kwanzaa on 12/30, with performances by the Persuasions, Vy Higginsen’s Gospel For Teens and the Brooklyn […]

State of the District Event hosted by Rep. Adriano Espaillat, 12/27

Congressman Espaillat Hosts State of the District Event, 12/27

Rep. Adriano Espaillat will hold his first State of the District Forum on Wednesday, December 27 at 809 Restaurant located at 112 Dyckman Street in Upper Manhattan from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Espaillat invites his Bronx and Manhattan constituents […]

Youngsters spent 4-hours seeking cash and food donations for those less fortunate to enjoy during the holidays.--Photo by David Greene

Annual Food Drive Underway in Community Board 11

Annual Food Drive Underway in Community Board 11 by David Greene Children from several schools and at least one Cub Scouts pack joined police officers outside of the Big Deal Supermarket on Morris Park Avenue, for the 49th Precinct’s 12th […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Community Events, News
Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Holiday Toy Giveaway at the Throggs Neck Houses Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, 12/22

Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblymembers Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto, in partnership with Healthfirst and Community Board 10, will host a Holiday Toy Giveaway at the Throggs Neck Houses Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club located at 550 Balcom Avenue in […]

Chazz Palminteri and the Child Reach Foundation Make Grant

Chazz Palminteri and the Child Reach Foundation Make Grant

Earlier this month, actor/playwright Chazz Palminteri and Phil Foglia visited the 43rd Precinct in Soundview to present a grant from the Child Reach Foundation, which supports law enforcement personnel raising special-needs children. Police Officer Arvid Flores was a grant recipient. […]

City Offers Free Lead Testing

City Offers Free Lead Testing

STARTING MONDAY, NEW YORK CITY TO OFFER FREE LEAD TESTING FOR 3,000 NYCHA CHILDREN Tenants will be notified about service with letters and phone calls; City also providing a hotline to schedule appointments Residents can make an appointment at any […]

Honorees with their awards. Photo credit: ASPCA

Bronx NYPD Officers Honored at ASPCA Appreciation Luncheon

NEW YORK — The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) recently honored 16 members of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and one Assistant District Attorney for their tireless efforts to help animals through […]