The Nutcracker ballet performance (photo credit Lehman Center)
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., invites the public to the FREE wine-and-cheese gallery opening for Robert Seyffert's Water Paintings tonight, Dec. 17, at 6 p.m at the BP's Art Gallery, Bronx County Building, 851 Grand Concourse.The event will run through March. To confirm attendance, call (718) 590-3989.
Lehman College's Lovinger Theatre, 250 Bedford Park Boulevard, will feature The Metropolitan Opera's FREE live broadcast of music from Offenbach's Les Contes d'Hoffman on Dec. 19th at 1 p.m. Tickets must be reserved, call (718) 960-8211.
The Church of the Mediator, 260 W. 231st Street, will host a Christmas Flea Market on Dec. 19th from 9 to 4 p.m. Proceeds will go to the church.
Wave Hill will host family art project, Sparkle and Shine, for gift-making and decorations crafted from foil, beads, cones and spices. The event takes place Dec. 19th and 20th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kerlin Learning Center at Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Ave. For more information call (718) 549-3200
The American Latin Association of New York Bronx One on One (BOOM) will be having its first annual Toy Drive on Dec. 19th from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Fordham Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2427 Morris Avenue. This program mentors children with parents who are incarcerated or those in foster care. For more information, call (646) 260-3382.
The Little Engine That Could Puppet Show will take place every weekend through Dec. 20th at 2 and 3 p.m. in the Arthur and Janet Ross Lecture Hall at the New York Botanical Garden. For more information and detailed schedule, call (718)817-8700.