If you are at a loss as to what to do this weekend here are some cool ideas right here in our backyard.
LIVE SNAPPING TURTLES IN THE BRONX
Did you know we have snapping turtles right here in The Bronx? If you want to see for yourself take a trip to Van Cortlandt Park this Saturday, June 2 at 3pm. For more information and other events visit the Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy website for the 2012 calendar of events. [FREE]
ANNUAL BRONX RIVER FESTIVAL
For live music, canoeing, drumming and more come to the Annual Bronx River Festival in the Bronx River forest by Burke Bridge this Saturday, June 2 from 12pm to 4pm. For more information (and a map) visit the Bronx River Alliance website. [FREE]
ROCK THE BOAT
Rocking the Boat, a not for profit organization that uses boat building to build our youth, is hosting their end of semester celebration this Saturday, June 2 from 12 – 4pm. They will be featuring live music, rowing, the launch of their newest boat and more. For more info visit Rocking the Boat website. [FREE]
22ND ANNUAL BRONX DAY
The New York Botanical Garden and Bronx Borough President, Ruben Diaz Jr. invites all Bronxites to a day at the garden this Saturday, June 2 from 11am-3pm for music, fun activities, kiosks and more. Free event but tickets required click here for more information. (If you did not get tickets ahead of time check with your local elected officials and/or local community board office but do not delay.)
If you know of other community events you would like to share contact me at Joyce@bronx-pr.com. Enjoy your weekend!
Corey F. Godwell says
Hey, Van Cortlandt is my back yard.