What's Happening Now
Playful and Plentiful at The New York Botanical Garden ,
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Explore more than 30 friendly
scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and
gourds at the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
This is a
through Halloween. Information and dates
Celebrate 31 years of Creativity at the Bronx
Community Board 2's 2016 Halloween Parade.
Saturday, October 29.
12:30 PM. East 163rd St. and Simpson St. Ending ion
De Bronx Marshals and Volunteers needed: The 22nd
Annual Tour de Bronx will take place on Sunday,
October 23rd. For general participation
register here... Marshals can apply click
Volunteers are needed for set up and breakdown.
Interested? Must send email
Hire a Hero Initiative.
November 17th, Empire City Casino will co-host a
Veterans Job Fair.
In an effort to encourage hiring employers of all
sizes to participate, and further support our job-seeking
military veterans, Empire City will subsidize the
cost of the fair so that participation is free for all
employers and attendees. Employers may apply for a space,
and veterans can pre-register to attend
also see the
and rebates for your
Grow Your Business with BOEDC. Bronx based
small businesses and local entrepreneurs of all sizes and
sectors are able to receive a boost of $2,000 to $50,000
with help from the
Bronx Revolving Loan Fund
Loans can be used as
working capital, for the purchase of machinery or equipment,
inventory and accounts receivable.
happening in your
for monthly minutes, meeting dates, and Community
Events, Read the letter from
Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr.,
explaining how important the Community Boards are to
serving you and your business.
in the Bronx?
YOU will make the
YOUR Vote Counts!
Film Festival 2016: on October 20 - 23, 2016.
films about the world’s favorite foods and then eat them at
NYC Food Film Festival at AMC Empire 25 NYC. The four-day
will feature the latest and greatest independent food-films
accompanied by a feast of incredible dishes sourced locally
from abroad. Tickets are all-inclusive of food,
seating and after-party access. You do
not need to make dinner
reservations - You will go home full! More
Food Drive sponsored by Council Member Andrew
collaboration with Bronx Community Board 7, to benefit
victims from 267 East 207th St., Bronx, NY 10467. Until
November, donations can be
brought to FDNY Ladder 79, 2928 Briggs Ave. Bronx, NY
10458, FDNY – Lt. Warren, (718) 430-0279.
Leadership Conference - Attention Senior/Mid Management
Nonprofit/Faith Community Leaders. RSVP Required.
Thursday November 3rd, 2016 at Hostos College, Savoy
Room. For times and more information see the flyer
Continuing Education & Workforce Development Department
at Hostos Community College
offers educational,career, and personal
opportunities designed to address the
needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and
Upper Manhattan communities.
2016 Poetry Social HealingTown Hall event will be held on
Saturday, November 12th, 2:00-4:00pm. Bronx Museum
of the Arts will host poets Earl Majette
and Bonafide Rojas, and first-generation
hip-hop MC Earl Majette and poet/publisher Bonafide Rojas
will perform. They’ll be
joined by Bronx Writers Center Director Charlie Vázquez
for a discussion on poetry and social healing as applies to
their years of work with at-risk youth in homeless and
detention centers in the Bronx. Their dedication has helped
troubled youth to enhance public presentation techniques,
public speaking and writing skills, developing higher
self-esteem through the written and spoken word. The
moderated town hall discussion on social transformation
through the arts will end with a Q&A for public commentary
and discourse. Admission is free, but
RSVP is required...
Reminisce with Bronx Historian, Bill Twomey:
Do You Remember?
Nonprofit Looking for Volunteers: Masa invites you to
build a brighter future for the children of the South Bronx,
By tutoring for two hours a week you can be a part of the
change. Join them in transforming communities through
education —one family, one child at a time. They are
seeking dedicated volunteers to provide tutoring and
homework help to elementary, middle-school and/or
high-school students at our South Bronx community center.
For Details on Masa's After-school Program, Volunteering and