Good afternoon, everyone. I've got a listing of Bronx events for the upcoming week (even something on TV tonight that might be of interest). Enjoy!
Monday, January 25th at 9:00pm
"Cake Boss" on TLC: The crew channels their inner animal when they're asked to make a cake for the 110th birthday of the Bronx Zoo. (Thanks to Boogiedowner for keying us in on this one!)
Tuesday, January 26th through April 25th
Rachel Leibman - Illuminations: Art Gallery. An opening reception and artist’s talk will take place on January 26, from 6:30-8pm in the Elma and Milton A. Gilbert Pavilion Gallery on the campus of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, 5901 Palisades Avenue. This event is free and open to the public. Reservations are required by calling 718.581.1596 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. View the event listing at the bottom of the page here.
Thursday, January 28th, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
What a Literary Agent Reads That Will Get You Published: synopsis and query letter writing for the almost-ready-to-be-published. Held at The Huntington Free Library, 9 Westchester Square (next to Apple Savings Bank). For more info, call (718) 931-9500 x21.
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The New York Botanical Garden presents Ex Libris: Treasures From the LuEsther T. Mertz Library, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Ross Gallery. For more info, visit http://www.nybg.org/library/.
The Bronx: Then and Now & Authors Night and Edgar Allan Poe – A Bicentennial Celebration will be held at the Museum of Bronx History, 3266 Bainbridge Ave. (at 208th Street). To RSVP, call the Bronx County Historical Society at (718) 881-8900.
Job Fair - Promoting Specialized Care and Health (PSCH) For more information, call (718) 559-0576 or email resumes to Recruiter2@psch.org or by fax to (718) 358-6790
Free Adult ESL Classes PS 94, at 3530 Kings College Place. Registration is first-come, first-served. For more info, call Ms. Seminario, parent coordinator, at (347) 563-4772 or (718) 405-6345.
Computer Classes at Williamsbridge Oval: The Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East. For more info, contact Albert Davis or Tuwanda Ruffin at (718) 654-1851.
Free After School Program and Evening Teen Center: The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center at Tracey Towers, 40 W. Mosholu Pkwy. Open to children in the third through sixth grades. The free Teen Center is open for youth from 12 to 18, 6:30 to 9 p.m. For more information, call at (917) 482-5039.
Free After-School Program: Mosholu Montefiore Community Center is accepting applications for its free Fort Independence after-school program, serving children grades K-6. For more info, call Israel Rosario, (646) 358-6096.
Register for MMCC Classes- The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, 3450 DeKalb Ave. For more information, call (718) 882-4000 or visit www.mmcc.org .
Free computer classes at St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Ave. For more information, call Justin Young at (718) 367-3659.
Little League Registration: The Fordham Bedford Little League is currently accepting applications for interested boys and girls from ages 5 to 18. For more information, call Pete at (917) 645-9514 or visit www.fbllnet.org
After School Discovery Club, The Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, at 3450 DeKalb Ave., registration for grades K-6. For info on fees and financial aid eligibility, call Ruth Moore at (718) 944-3207.
US Census Bureau hiring full- and part-time for 2010. Hourly wages range from $14 - $20/hour. Applicants must be at least 18 years old. To apply, call (866) 861-2010, or call the Bronx Southeast Headquarters at (718) 679-9030. For more information, visit
NYPD Hiring School Safety Agents. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED, be at least 21 years old, and be a US citizen. They must meet physical, medical and psychological requirements, and pass a background test. The starting salary is $28,901. To file for the upcoming School Safety Agent Civil Service Examination, obtain an application from www.nyc.gov/examsforjobs.
NMCIR Immigration Assistance The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights is offering immigration assistance to Bronxites with U.S. Citizenship, family petitions, and travel permits. Located at Refuge House, 2715 Bainbridge Ave., Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, call (718) 484-8294 or email info@NMCIR.org.
Free GED Classes Bronx Community College at 2155 University Ave. (West 181st Street), from Jan. 7, 2010 through March 2010. Space is limited. For more info or to register, call (718) 289-5834.