Catholic Widow and Widowers of the Bronx upcoming Spring Dance
Wave Hill Family-Nature Walk participants. Photo courtesy of of Joshua Bright
The Catholic Widow and Widowers of
the Bronx is having its Anniversary Spring
Dance at Scavello’s on City Island on Sunday,
April 28, from 6 to 10 p.m. The dance
will include a cocktail hour, sit-down dinner,
open bar for one hour, and unlimited wine
for the rest of the evening, There will be a
DJ for your dancing pleas-ure, prizes and
a 50/50 drawing.
The price is $70 per person, and all are
For details call Connie Andersen, president,
at (718) 829-8142.
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Wave Hill will offer the following:
Saturday, March 9; Sunday, March 10:
Family Art Project: Patch it Up—Nature
Heals: Be inspired by nature’s ability to
heal. To spark your creative juices, look to
the forest that heals itself, starfi sh that regenerate
limbs and trees that pump sugar
to their sick tree-neighbors. Create patches
by making stamps from upcycled styrofoam,
then pin them on your favorite jacket
or iron them onto clothes that need some
love. Free, and admission to the grounds
is free until noon. Wave Hill House, 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
Sunday, March 10: Spring Birding: Welcome
migratory birds back to Wave Hill this
spring. Explore the gardens and woodlands
with naturalist Gabriel Willow on a
quest to spot both resident and rare birds
as they pass through on their northern journey
or settle down for the season. Severe
weather cancels. Ages 10 and older welcome
with an adult. Free with admission to
the grounds. NYC Audubon Members enjoy
Meet at Perkins Visitor Center, 9:30
Sunday, March 10: Winter Workspace
Art Workshop: Eco Prints: Take a tour of
Liene Bosquê’s Winter Workspace studio
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and view the work she has created onsite.
Learn about the dyeing and printing
techniques she uses and explore working
with eco dyes and cyanotype. Materials included.
All levels welcome. Ages 12 and
up welcome with an adult. $55; Wave Hill
Members save 10%. Registration required,
online at wavehill.org or at the Perkins Visitor
Center. Meet at Glyndor Gallery, 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
Sunday, March 10: Family Nature Walk:
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow
on a family-friendly walk through the gardens
or woodlands. Ages fi ve and older welcome
with an adult. Severe weather cancels.
Free with admission to the grounds.
Meet at Wave Hill House, 1 p.m.
Sunday, March 10: Winter Workspace
Drop-in: Artists in the Winter Workspace
program share their studio practice with
visitors on this Drop-In Sunday. Free with
admission to the grounds. Glyndor Gallery,
1 to 3 p.m.
Sunday, March 10: Garden and Conservatory
Highlights Walk: Join a Wave Hill
Garden guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal
garden highlights. Free with admission
to the grounds. Meet at Perkins Visitor
Center, 2 p.m.
Wave Hill is located at 675 West 252nd
Street. For more information call (718) 549-
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The New York Botanical Garden, located
at the Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W)
at Fordham Road, will offer the following
evvents and programs:
The Orchid Show: Singapore through
Friday, April 28: For its 17th year, The New
York Botanical Garden’s popular annual
orchid exhibition returns with The Orchid
Show: Singapore, developed in partnership
with Singapore Botanic Gardens and
Gardens by the Bay. Two iconic architectural
elements inspired by both sites will be
featured as part of a horticultural tribute to
one of the world’s greatest orchid cultures.
Showcasing thousands of dramatically displayed
orchids in a dazzling variety of colors,
shapes, sizes, and patterns in the Botanical
Garden’s landmark Enid A. Haupt
Conservatory, the exhibition will pay homage
to Singapore. These storied fl owers are
an integral part of the life of this vibrant “City
in a Garden” and its rich legacy of innovative
garden design and spectacular fl oral
Orchid Care Demonstrations: Easy Orchid
Care: Saturday, March 9 and Sunday,
March 10; 2:30 and 3:30 p.m.: Join in for a
discussion of some of the easiest orchids
to grow at home. Discover the best varieties
to keep based on lighting and humidity,
and learn basic maintenance routines
so that your orchids thrive and bloom for
Please note that space is limited and
will be allocated on a fi rst-come, fi rstserved
Biophilia: Sharing our #plantlove, ongoing:
Discover the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory’s
permanent collections anew—
palms, cycads, Monstera, ferns, cacti, and
so many more—through the lens of the curators
and gardeners who care for them.
Explore their love for plants and the stories
they reveal about nature, adaptation, and
Wintertime Wonders through Monday,
March 18: Saturday, March 9 and Sunday,
March 10; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Inside
the cozy Discovery Center kids of all ages
can take a closer look at the wonders of
plants and animals in winter. Make animal
tracks, explore snowfl ake shapes, craft a
bud necklace and head back into the winter
garden with a fi eld notebook to discover the
vital sparks of life that lie just below the surface
of this quite season in the Northeast.
Putting Down Roots: Celebrating 30
Years of Bronx Green-Up through Friday.
April 28: NYBG is commemorating the
30th Anniversary of its community gardening
outreach program with a photo exhibit
including 36 photographs from 15 of the
gardens and urban farms where NYBG’s
Bronx Green-Up works.
Bronx Green-Up supports more than
200 local greening groups, schools, and
community organizations in their missions
to improve their neighborhoods through
greening projects. In honor of this anniversary,
four teen photographers from the
Bronx Documentary Center’s Bronx Junior
Photo League—18-year-old Tony Baizan-
Garcia, 19-year-old Kayla Beltran, 18-yearold
Mitchell Harris-Dennis, and 16-year-old
Tianna Maldonado—spent the summer
visiting Bronx Green-Up community gardens
and urban farms, documenting the
activity of these organizations, from planting,
weeding, and composting to harvest
and celebration. Their dynamic photos will
be on view showcasing community-building
and activism taking place all across the
Bird Walk, Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m.:
Bring your binoculars and walk the Garden
grounds with a bird expert. You’ll search for
our feathered friends and learn more about
bird-friendly habitats, passage birds, and
those that make a permanent home at the
Meet at the Refl ecting Pool at the Leon
Levy Visitor Center.
For more information, call (718) 817-
8700 or visit nybg.org.
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The Bedford Mosholu Community
Association is sponsoring its annual Flea
Market on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church,
Bedford Park Boulevard and Decatur Avenue.
Admission is free. All are welcome.
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
OF PELHAM PARKWAY
Cordially invites you to attend our
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Bronx House Community Center
990 Pelham Parkway South
Bronx, NY 10461
NYS SENATOR ALESSANDRA BIAGGI
ASSEMBLYWOMAN NATHALIA FERNANDEZ
NYC COUNCILMAN MARK GJONAJ
Young Leadership Award
RABBI YITZCHAK GROSS
$ 50 SINGLE TICKET
RSVP BY MARCH 22, 2019