[UPDATE (05.01.2013): Added link to the Bronx Week Calendar of Events!]
Spring is finally here – why not spend some of it in The Bronx? Upcoming events this May (free and open to all unless indicated otherwise):
- Cinco de Mayo Health Event – Featuring free health screenings, a mariachi band, folklore dancing, and more! Takes place Friday, May 3rd @ 11:00 AM at St. Jerome’s Church.
- It’s My Park Day! – “On It’s My Park Day, join the Poe Visitor Center in Poe Park for “In Pleine Aire with Poe” – arts activities in the park outside of the center. Activities to include knit crochet projects, cardio sculpting (exercise), comic culture drawing, story time, games and arts & crafts.” Takes place Saturday, May 4th at 9:00 AM at Edgar Allan Poe Park.
- Cinco de Mayo Celebration – Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. presents the 8th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration in The Bronx! Takes place Saturday, May 4th @ 11:30 AM on Crescent Avenue between 187th Street and Belmont Avenue.
- BRONX WEEK – “Please join us in showcasing “The Best of The Bronx” during our annual Bronx Week Celebration taking place May 9 thru May 19, 2013. This ten (10) day celebration is filled with numerous events taking place throughout the borough, offering maximum marketing exposure within a variety of community and media channels.” Check out the Bronx Week Calendar of Events for more details!
- Starlight 5K Canoe Challenge – “Picture the excitement of a child on their first canoe experience. And now YOU can help us provide more canoe opportunities for youth to connect with nature on the Bronx River!” Takes place Saturday, May 11th @ 11:00 AM at Starlight Park (rain date: Sunday, May 12th). $50 registration fee and minimum fundraising requirement applies; check the link for more info. N.B. Limited availability; only enough room for 10 teams of up to 10 people each!
N.B. This is only a partial list. For more information on these and other upcoming Bronx events, visit the Bronx Events Website – expect more events as we move closer to Bronx Week!
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