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Events for September 2017

September 13, 2017 (6:30-7:30pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 14, 2017 (6:30-7:30pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 16, 2017 (9am-1pm)
International Coastal Clean-Up
Soundview Park

Come join REI, Friends of Soundview Park, Bronx River Alliance and other community partners at one of our city's most scenic green spaces, Soundview Park for our annual "International Coastal Cleanup!" 

For more information and registration, click
here!

To schedule a group please contact Joseph Sanchez at
Joseph.Sanchez@parks.nyc.gov


September 16, 2017 (11:30am)
ShapeupNYC: Free Yoga
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave. & Whitlock Ave)

 Join ShapeupNYC, NYC Parks, NYC Service for a FREE citywide fitness program. These classes will be part of the Bronx River Foodway event series at Concrete Plant Park. The fitness programs aims to reduce health inequalities across NYC. Have fun while staying healthy along the Bronx River!


September 16, 2017 (11am-6pm)
Mexican & Central American Independence Day Celebration
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

Join us with NYC Parks and YMPJ for a cultural festival celebrating Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama with music, dancing, food, performances.

We will also be celebrating the official Bronx River Foodway Launch. This is an event you do not want to miss!
 
Program Schedule 

11am-6pm
Healing Drum Circle
Holistic Health
Cooking Demos
Medicinal Herbs
Woke Foods
Local Organizations Tabling

11am-3pm
Music, Dancing, Performances, etc.

3pm
Foodway Launch

                                                                       
4-6pm

Music Performances, Music, etc
 
 

September 17, 2017 (11am-3pm)
Healing Drum Circle
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

 Join us in the park for healing through traditional drumming, poetry and journaling. Drums provided. All skill levels welcome! 


September 18, 2017 (5-7:30p)
Project Scoping Meeting on the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project.
THE POINT: 940 Garrison Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10474

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is holding a Project Scoping Meeting to provide information and invite comment on the Hunts Point Access Improvement Project. 


The purpose of the project is to provide improved access between the Hunts Point Peninsula and the Sheridan and Bruckner Expressways for automobiles and trucks traveling to and from the commercial businesses located on the peninsula. In addition, the project will address structural and operational deficiencies related to the existing infrastructure within the established project limits.

For questions: hunstpoint@dot.ny.gov

Project website: www.dot.ny.gov/southbronx/hunts-point

 

September 18, 2017 (6:15-7:15pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!







September 20, 2017 (2:30p-6p)
FREE Community Paddle
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave. & Whitlock Ave)

Join us for FREE short paddles on the Bronx River

Where: Concrete Plant Park - meeting at boat launch at Southern end of park
Time: 2:30p-6p

Please note, any person is welcome to join this paddle; however, youth under the age of 16 must have parent present to sign liability waiver as well as to enjoy the trip with them.

This event is first come first served and registration begins at 2p with on water activities beginning at 2:30p

For more information, please email -
paddle@bronxriver.org



September 20, 2017 (6:15-7:15pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 21, 2017 (6:15-7:15pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!




September 22, 2017 (5-10p)
Family Night on The Bronx River
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave. & Whitlock Ave)

 Family Yoga (5-6pm):

Join us on the river for family yoga focused on mindfulness and relaxation for the whole family. Bring a mat and wear comfy clothes!

 


Cooking Workshop (6-7pm):

Vegetarian cooking demo showing how to use vegetables in delicious and culturally relevant ways. Demo will showcase different techniques for preparing vegetables.


Movie Night: Ice Age: Collison Course (7-9pm): 

Join the Bronx River Alliance, NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for the free film. 

Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.

 

You should arrive before 7:00 p.m. to get your spot. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on; there will be a limited supply of chairs available. Bottled water is OK, but no glass. Reservations are not taken; space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All are welcome!


 

Save the Date: Family Night- October 7

For more information, click here.

September 23, 2017 (11:30am)
ShapeupNYC: Free Zumba
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave. & Whitlock Ave)

Join ShapeupNYC, NYC Parks, NYC Service for a FREE citywide fitness program. These classes will be part of the Bronx River Foodway event series at Concrete Plant Park. The fitness programs aims to reduce health inequalities across NYC. Have fun while staying healthy along the Bronx River!


September 23, 2017 (1-3pm)
Medicinal Plant Workshop
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

1pm-3pm: Medicinal Plant Workshop

Join us at the park to learn about how to identify, extract, and use the medicinal properties of plants while practicing your Spanish, as this workshop is conducted in Spanish.  

1pm-3pm: Taller de Plantas Medicinales

Acompañanos a disfrutar ese aroma de las plantas y aprende como se pueden usar como medicina. Este taller se impartira en español y es gratuito. 


September 24, 2017 (1:00PM)
NYC H2O's Bronx River Bike Tour
280 East 206th Street, Bronx, NY 10467

Join NYC H2O's Matt Malina on a tour along the Bronx River from Williamsbirdge Oval in the Bronx's Norwwod, to the river's source at the Kensico Dam in Valhalla, Westchester.

The ride is 17 miles long and will take 3 hours (12 mph pace). 7 miles of the ride will be on the Bronx River Parkway as it is opened to bikes for Bicycle Sundays.

Click here for more information and registration!



September 24, 2017 (11am-3pm)
Mobile Play Unit
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

Get active in the park with free activities like obstacle courses, hopscotch, yoga and more available for all ages!


September 24, 2017 (2-6pm)
Healing Drum Circle
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

 Join us in the park for healing through drumming, poetry and journaling. Drums will be provided on a first come first served basis. All skill levels welcome to join. 

September 25, 2017 (6-7pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 27, 2017 (6-7pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 28, 2017 (6-7pm)
Fish Popping on the Bronx River
River Park: Meet at the fish ladder sign near the waterfall

Come join us to help monitor juvenile fish popping on the Bronx River! "Popping" refers to the feeding behavior of a young alewife, when they leap out of the water to capture insects on the surface. We will be monitoring and counting the bubbles that we see to let us know how many juvenile alewives were born in our river.

Bring your own binoculars if you have and dress comfortable for weather at dusk.

For registration, click
here!



September 30, 2017 (TBD)
Eco Volunteer Day and FREE Commuity Paddle
Meeting at Burke Ave bridge - entrance to park at Burke Ave and Bronx Blvd

Join us in a day of service and fun as we recruit volunteers to help us restore the Bronx River Forest with our Conservation Crew followed by a FREE community paddle!
Start Location: Meeting and Registration will take place at
Burke Ave Bridge

For speedy registration, bring your
signed volunteer waiver and signed canoe waiver on the day of.

More details to come!