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Roosevelt High School Cheerleaders during a BronxWeek fi nale parade last year. File Photo
Montañez, during his 15-year tenure
as a lead vocalist of the, ‘El Gran
Combo de Puerto
Rico” produced over 37 albums
that included such hit songs as “Hojas
Blancas”, “Un Verano en Nueva York”,
“El Barbero Loco,”“Ponmeel Alcoholado
Juana,’ ‘El Swing,’ ‘Julia,’ Las
Hojas Blancas and ‘Vagabundo.’ Andy
Montañez will be joined by several
of Puerto Rico’s most illustrious talents:
Victoria Sanabria, El Trio Ideal,
Johnny Olivo and Herencia De Plena.
Lehman College Center
250 Bedford Park Boulevard West
Tickets: VIP $100, $85, $75, $65
Sunday, May 12
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A Sunday in mid-May, in a garden
as deeply loved as Wave Hill, is the perfect
setting for celebrating Mom. Treat
her to a session of Yoga in the Garden
in the morning, followed by brunch
and a guided family tour of Wave Hill.
West 249th Street and Independence
Admission to the grounds on Mother’s
Day is $12 adults, $6 students and
seniors 65+ and $4 for children ages six
Tuesday, May 14th
50th Finale Spring Fest at Lehman
3 to 8 p.m. - Free
Don’t miss the hottest free outdoor
festival in The Bronx. Come celebrate
the grand fi nale of Lehman
College 50th anniversary celebration.
The SpringFest, on the campus’ quad,
will feature performances by world renowned
and local artists. The all-star
lineup includes celebrity DJ Self of
Power 105.1, one of NYC’s leading hip
hop and R&B stations, international
recording artist Lyrikal, La Orquesta
Jeryco, the steppers of Sigma Phi Rho,
the Statik Vision rock band, the student
jazz and dance ensembles at Lehman
College,and many more. On the
food front, there will be free samples
and a concession stand to tickle your
taste buds. Bring your dancing shoes,
your appetite and your love of culture.
Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park
RSVP required at
Alzheimer’s Caregiver LinkProgram
5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
If you are caring for someone with
memory loss, join us!
The classes are 45-60 minutes in duration
and they consist of simple techniques
that if practiced regularly, can
help caregivers control stress and decrease
R.A.I.N. Alzheimer’s Caregiver
3377 White Plains Road
Call to register (347) 346-9676
Animation Screening of Work by
BRAC Teaching Artists
6 to 8 p.m.
The Bronx River Art Center will be
hosting a screening of its current and
past Animation. Teaching Artists in
our NEW event space.
Bronx River Art Center
1087 East Tremont Avenue
$5 suggested donation, free for current
BRAC students and members.
The BronxWorks 2019 Lifting
Lives Gala Benefi ting Children,
Families and Seniors of The Bronx
6 to 9 p.m.
Lisa Evers, Fox 5 News Reporter
and Street Soldiers Host/executive
producer will emcee the event and Major
League Baseball Legend Dwight
‘Doc’ Gooden will serve as Special-
Ambassador. The Gala, which is the
agency’s largest annual fundraiser,
is instrumental in supporting Bronx-
Works programs. The LiftingLives
Gala will feature a silent auction, entertainment,
and other exciting activities.
BronxWorks will spotlight three
distinguished honorees for their contributions
to the Agency and to the
BronxWorks, The Grand Hyatt New
York, 109 E. 42nd Street
Tickets start at $350
Wednesday, May 15
A Forum For African/ImmigrantCommunities
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. - Free
With Resources and Presentation
from: NYC Housing Preservation and
Development; affordable housing and
lottery application assistance, Taxi
BRONX TIMES R 54 EPORTER, MAY 10-16, 2019 BTR
and Limousine Commission; Fine Settlements/
Offi ce of Inclusion/Driver Income,
Mayor’s Offi ce of Immigrant Affairs;
and Public Charge/Immigrant
Worker’s Rights. Panel, followed by Q
& A and Resource Fair. Light Dinner
will be provided for breaking fast.
To attend please rsvp at: http://our.
International Community High
345 Brook Avenue
A Prayer for The Bronx
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Free
A ‘Prayer for The Bronx’ is being
Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran
4360 Rev. Theodore Wittrock Crossing
Thursday, May 16
Iftar in the City
6 to 8:30 p.m. - Free
Annual celebration that brings together
NYC’s diverse communities
during the Islamic month of Ramadan.
Participants celebrate with Muslim
New Yorkers as they break their daily
fast, and dine at a long communal table
set up on St. Raymond Avenue. Accommodations
for those observing the
brief sunset prayer will be set up on
the street. Halal and vegetarian meals
will be served.
St. Raymond Avenue
RSVP at https://our.cityofnewyork.
Friday, May 17
Bronx Educational Opportunity
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Job Fair to connect Bronx residents
to hiring employers. We expect over 50
employers with a variety of career opportunities.
SUNY Bronx Educational Opportunity
1666 Bathgate Avenue
Bronx Rising! Jasmine’s Song
3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
In celebration of Chamber Music
Appreciation Month, The Bronx Arts
Ensemble and Lehman College’s Children’s
Theatre Company will present
an original musical play to engender
music appreciation in young people.
With a pre-concert discussion to introduce
children to the instruments used
in the performance. Recommended
for elementary and middle school students.
Bronx Music Heritage Center
1303 Louis Nine Blvd.
Admission: $7, $5 for students & seniors
Free for kids 12 & under
Peace & Health Co-op City Bronx
4 to 8 p.m. - Free
Cardiovascular, diabetes, HepC,
HIV testing. General population,
adults, seniors, youth. Guest speakers
on health. Guest speakers and video
presentation for youth, as well as music
and entertainment. Tabling of
Bronx Community Organizations and
Bronx Clergy Task Force, 135 Einstein
Saturday, May 18
Alpine Trough Day
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Alpine troughs function as miniature,
self-contained rock gardens, displaying
a variety of diminutive plants
in a small amount of space.Small but
rugged, alpine troughs enable all gardeners
to experiment creatively with
rock gardening, even those with pintsized
gardens or limited time.
Wave Hill West 249th Street and
Garden Talk is $10; Master Class is
$80; all other activities are free with
admission to the grounds. Admission
is $10 Adults, $6, Students and Seniors
65+, $4 Children 6+,free to Members
and children under 6.
Montefi ore Teddy Bear Hospital
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Free
Children 12 years and under will
learn about how a hospital emergency
room works, when they receive a
free Teddy Bear, that will be triaged,
treated, and discharged by real doctors,
nurses, and technicians.
Montefi ore Medical Center,
Wakefi eld Campus,
600 East 233rd Street
Kingsbridge Heights Community
Center Neighborhood Festival
11a.m. to 4 p.m. - Free
Kingsbridge Heights Community
7th Annual Neighborhood
Festival will be held in the street
outside of the main site at 3101 Kings