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Events for September 2017

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! 

Swale (1-7pm): 
The floating food garden will be docked at Concrete Plant Park through October! Visit Swale during open hours Friday-Sunday 1-7pm for tours and pick some fresh herbs! 

Imagination Playground (5-7pm):
Kids can use their imaginations to build creations and play with these fun block toys! 

 

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 (3-5pm)
Community Cooking Class
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

Come cook with us while learning techniques to make hearty, healthy meals and then sit in community while enjoying your meal. This week's meal will be chicken kebabs with homemade hummus and naan bread. First come, first served. Register by calling (917) 679-8654.



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 24, 2017 (3pm-5pm)
Community Cooking Class
Concrete Plant Park (1372 Westchester Ave. Between Bronx River Ave and Whitlock Ave.)

Come cook with us while learning how to make hearty, healthy meals, then sit in community while enjoying your meal. This week we will be learning how to make chicken kebabs with homemade hummmus and naan bread. This class is in English and Spanish. 

Space is limited so first come, first served. Register to save your spot by calling (917) 679-8654. 


September 30, 2017 (10am)
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!