Tuesday, June 1
R&B singer Trey Songz will be performing at the Paradise Theater at 12 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at Ticketmaster or visit the Paradise Theater website for more information. The Paradise Theater is located at 2403 Grand Concourse.
Click-On the Web
Beginning at 4 p.m. at the Soundview Branch Library there will be an introduction seminar to the computer and Internet for children ages 5 and older. The Library is located at 660 Soundview Avenue.
Tuesday Teen Takeover!
Every Tuesday at the Riverdale Branch Library, the Teens Takeover! Play games, challenge your friends in a video game competition, hop on a laptop, and check out all new materials on the shelves. Beginning at 4 p.m. at 5540 Mosholu Avenue.
Charter Revision Commission Hearing
There will be a Charter Revision Commission Hearing regarding voter participation at Lehman College in the Faculty Dining Room in the Music Building at 6 p.m. the forum is open to the public.
Wednesday, June 2
At 5:30 p.m. at the Grand Concourse Branch Library there will be a gathering of local stitchers to trade tips and tricks on crocheting as you work on your own creations. The Grand Concourse Branch Library is located at 155 East 173rd Street.
Thursday, June 3
Exciting Yoga Classes - All Levels
Westchester Square Physical Therapy is offering yoga classes to the public which will introduce you to the rich benefits of yoga with this therapeutic and balanced yoga practice for beginners, continuing practitioners, as well as anyone with specific injuries or challenges. First class is free and any classes after are $15 a session. Classes are from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 1250 Waters Place Suite 501, or for more information call (718) 409-9444.
Friday, June 4
Bronx Seaside Trolley
Hop on the Bronx Seaside trolley for a ride to BPMM, tour the mansion, listen to live music, and enjoy light refreshments. Then hop back on the trolley to ride to City Island for a bite to eat or just to explore. The trolley makes a continuous loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island. The trolley leaves from the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, 895 Shore Road, Pelham Parkway at 5:30 p.m. and is expected to return by 8:30 p.m. Visit the BPMM website for more information.
Until We Win - Sandra Maria Estevez
Composers, actors, poets and dancers gather for an evening-length tribute to poet Sandra María Esteves. Theater icon Miriam Colón, composer Desmar Guevara, Pregones' Ensemble and guest artists will read, play, dance and perform pieces inspired by Sandra María's magical and dramatic poetry. Beginning 8 p.m. at the Pregones Theater, located at 571-575 Walton Avenue.
Bronx Nights Cinema
From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. join The Bronx Museum for a special film screening on the Civil Rights Movement. The museum is located at 1040 Grand Concourse or you can visit the Bronx Museum of the Arts website for more information.
Saturday, June 5
Community Board 6 and the Belmont Merchants are hosting a senior citizens “Hope for New Horizons” dance event on Saturday, June 5 from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at Our Lady of Carmel School, 2465 Bathgate Ave. Call Marie Riolo for information or tickets: (718) 579-6990
Red Cross Community Preparedness Day - Disaster Reserve Volunteer Training
From 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the Red Cross will teach the community the skills needed to provide emergency relief to people affected by disasters in Greater New York at Red Cross Disaster Reserve Volunteer Training. To register, go to www.nyredcross.org/bronxprepare. The training will be held at Montefiore Medical Center- Cherkasky Auditorium 111 East 210th Street.
How Do Lions Say I Love You?
How Do Lions Say I Love You? and Who’s Your Daddy? reading by author Diane Muldrow, plus select readings from a Little Golden Book, Animal Tales. Diane Muldrow is the author of a number of children’s books, including Mama, Where Are You? and Mama, What’s in There? for preschoolers. Readings begin at 11 a.m. at the Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd or visit the Bronx Zoo website for more information.
Wild About Books
Author Judy Sierra will be reading her rollicking, rhyming story Wild About Books which introduces birds and beasts to reading. She finds the perfect book for every animal—tall books for giraffes, tiny ones for crickets. New York Times bestselling illustrator Marc Brown is also the creator of PBS’s Emmy-winning Arthur series. Kirkus Reviews called Wild About Books “a storytime spectacular.” Reading will start at 1 p.m. at the Wild Asia Plaza, Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd. Visit the Bronx Zoo website for more information.
Summer Outdoor Film Festival
From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. the Teen Council Presents and Bronx Museum of the Arts present a selection of videos specially produced for the occasion. DJ music, performances, refreshments and special guests. The screening will take place at 1040 Grand Concourse or you can visit the Bronx Museum of the Arts website for more information.
Sunday, June 6
Animal Tales - Frog and Toad Are Friends
A reading of Frog and Toad are Friends by author's daughter Adrianne Lobel. Frog and Toad, true green friends, will leap into the hearts of any reader, beginning or advanced. From writing letters to going swimming, telling stories to finding lost buttons, Frog and Toad are always there for each other—just as best friends should be. 11 a.m. at the Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., or visit the Bronx Zoo website for more information.
Central Bronx Rotary Club Meeting
Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Jol Kabar Restaurant, 2135 Westchester Ave, the Rotary Club of Central Bronx will be holding their weekly meeting.
Dinner with a Doctor
St. Barnabas Hospital is hosting a “Dinner With a Doctor,” which will focus on foot care and health and feature expert podiatrists. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held in the Braker Building boardroom on the St. Barnabas Hospital campus (Third Avenue and 183rd Street.) Presentations in Spanish will be held on Tuesday, June 8; English on Wednesday, June 9; and the West African language of Yoruba on Thursday, June 10. All sessions start at 6 p.m. To RSVP, call Diana Loubriel at (718) 960-9295.
Home Gardening Demonstrations
The New York Botanical Garden hosts demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday at their Home Gardening Center, with admissions free on Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to noon. There will be two sessions on caring for roses in the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden on June 5 and 12. Call (718) 817-8700 or visit www.nybg.org for more information.
Emily Dickinson's Gardens: The Poetry of Flowers
Tour the Botanical Gardens through the eyes of one of America's most beloved literary figures, Emily Dickinson. This exhibition combines her fascinating life's story with her passion for nature, all set in 250 acres of living beauty. Every weekday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., visit the Botanical Gardens website for more information. The Botanical Gardens are located at 200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd.
Losing Paradise? Endangered Plants Here And Around The World
Losing Paradise? features botanical artwork of at-risk plants from all six habitable continents. The traveling exhibition and accompanying catalog is curated by the American Society of Botanical Artists and developed in collaboration with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Every weekday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., visit the Botanical Gardens website for more information. The Botanical Gardens are located at 200th Street and Kazimiroff Blvd.
After 1968 - Exhibition
Thursday, June 3rd and Friday, June 4th The Bronx Museum of the Arts presents AFTER 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy. This smaller exhibition includes works from seven African-American, emerging artists and collectives - all born on or after 1968 - who have created new work examining the heritage of the Civil Rights Movement and its affect on the lives of this new generation. From 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. located at 1040 Grand Concourse, or you can visit the Bronx Museum of the Arts website for more information.