Daily Archives: August 21, 2013

  • Back to School at Bronx at Terminal Market

    Gussy up for back-to-school with free haircuts, face painting and more when the Bronx Terminal Market’s level 6 garage rooftop is visited by the Bronx Museum, the Bronx Zoo, Toys R Us and local radio stations. Join in a dinosaur egg scavenger hunt and stay afterwards for a dusk showing of “Wreck-It Ralph” at 7:30 pm.

  • Back to School Jam

    Kids starting school again (or for the first time!) can celebrate the occasion with stoop games like hula-hoop, chalk art, bubbles, crafts, storytime and snacks, while parents pick up some healthy tips on how to start the year off right. Stick around for a dance party headed by teen DJ Abbrielle Johnson (a.k.a. DJ Kakez). […]

  • Back-to-School Teen Fashion Show

    See what happens when teens team up with designers to create the hottest looks for this year’s back-to-school season.

  • Bat-Watching in Central Park

    Explore the nightlife roaming around Central Park once the sun goes down. Urban naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow will lead groups through the park hunting for bats, possums, fireflies, cicadas, birds and more. Granted, it’s a bit late in the evening, but it’s also something diehard naturalists-in-training won’t want to miss. Ages 8 and up. […]

  • King: A Film Recorded: Montgomery to Memphis

    In commemoration of Martin Luther King’s March on Washington exactly 50 years ago, on August 28, 2013, this epic record of the greatest American social movement of the 20th century focuses on its greatest leader.

  • Electric Zoo

    The fifth season of Made Event’s Electric Zoo brings together electronic dance music’s leading lights and superstars-in-the-making over Labor Day weekend.

  • West Indian-American Day Carnival 2013

    This Caribbean celebration, known for having lively music and lots of skin, is never short on costumed stilt dancers, floats blaring soca and calypso music, and plenty of flags from countries such as Barbados, Jamaica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

  • 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington: Harry Belafonte, John Lewis, Clarence Jones, Julian Bond with Budd Mishkin

    We all know that Martin Luther King made his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington, just over 50 years ago. But the march was much more than that speech.