Community Events

Date Correction: Family Day at Van Nest Park

Date Correction: Family Day at Van Nest Park

VIP Community Services Job Fair

VIP Community Services Job Fair

Charity Mixer for VISIONS Services for the Blind

Charity Mixer for VISIONS Services for the Blind

Gun Buyback At Bronx Churches 

Gun Buyback At Bronx Churches 

Turn in operable handguns & assault rifles for $200 on Saturday, August 6, from 10-4pm.

Third Annual New York Black Expo, July 30

Third Annual New York Black Expo, July 30

The Third Annual New York Black Expo takes place on Saturday, July 30, 2016 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in Manhattan. On this day visitors will experience a cultural business expo with business, motivational, entrepreneurial and financial seminars, Black Legacy and Leadership […]

‘The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park’ Book Signing, July 20

‘The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park’ Book Signing, July 20

Marking the Centennial of the National Park Service, author Myrtle Brooks will sign copies and read excerpts from her novel: The Geyser Girl of Yellowstone Park, a fable on man’s edification through nature’s examples.

(l-r) Dr. Cary Goodman, 161st Street BID’s executive director; Council Speaker Mark-Viverito; and Mike Rendino, Stan’s Sports Bar owner, in front of the Derek Jeter mural. Photo courtesy 161st St BID

YANKEE STADIUM STREET FAIR THIS SATURDAY, JULY 23

This Saturday, July 23, the 161st Street BID will host its sixth YANKEE STADIUM STREET FAIR along River Avenue from 158th Street to 161st Street. Fun, food and shopping, 10 am – 5 PM.

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York,” July 22

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York,” July 22

Senator Ruben Diaz to host “Abrazo Dominicano in New York” at 3371 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY, on Friday, July 22, 2016.

Exclusive: CM Gibson Rolls Out Participatory Budgeting, July 18

Exclusive: CM Gibson Rolls Out Participatory Budgeting, July 18

The budgeting process begins next week Monday, July 18th with community leader selection and continues over the next several months until the final ballots are cast in April and enacted June 2017.

Learn. Create. Produce Community Television.

Learn. Create. Produce Community Television.

There’s still time to sign up for community television production training with Bronxnet TV, July 18 to September 10, 2016.

Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series

Bronx Summer Concert Series, Sunday, July 17 at Orchard Beach, 1 PM.

Bronx REACH CHAMPS Worksite Wellness Forums, July 18-19

Bronx REACH CHAMPS Worksite Wellness Forums, July 18-19

Worksite Wellness Forums, July 18-19, at 4101 White Plains Road, Bronx NY 10466.

Geyser Girl Book Signing, July 20

Geyser Girl Book Signing, July 20

Book lovers and young readers are welcome on Wednesday, July 20, 1:00 PM at the Co-op City Barnes & Noble, Bay Plaza, The Bronx.

Center for Puerto Rican Studies To Host New York Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony, July 19

Center for Puerto Rican Studies To Host New York Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony, July 19

The Center for Puerto Rican Studies will host a luncheon reception and awards ceremony for the 65th Infantry Regiment Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Hunter College.

Orchard Beach Fireworks Extravaganza Set 

Bronx fireworks show at Orchard Beach this Thursday, June 30. Gates open at 6pm. Fireworks display, 9pm.