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All About the Bronx

People, Places and Perceptions.


The Bronx was named after Jonas Jonassen Bronck who was a farmer.  A river flowed threw his property which was called the Bronch River, which later became the Bronx River.

  • Celebrating our Generations  - Sunday, June 2nd from 12pm - 3pm  A fun, free Community Event. Teens, Older Adults & Everyone Welcome!  Live DJ, Games, Chess Tournament, Painting, Photo Booth, info & refreshments.  Riverdale Neighborhood House 5521 Riverdale Avenue.  Gym Building.   Community Board 8 for more info contact bx08@cb.nyc.gov
  • Community Listening Session - Wednesday June 5th,  Hostos Community College, Savoy D Building. 120 E. 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10451 - Three Small Group sessions will be held at the following times -(9am - 10:30am) - (11am -12:30pm) - (1pm - 2:30pm) Register here by May 31st with your preferred time to participate
  • Annual Family Carnival Day for the Bronx Community Equality Charter School provides the Bronx Community with a fun filled Family Carnival.- Friday June 7, 2019, 4:00pm to 8:00pm​, Bronx community families who are looking to have a fun filled family experience can come to the Family Carnival on ​Friday June 7, 2019, 4:00pm to 8:00pm​, hosted by Equality Charter School.  Equality is hosting this event to promote positive family and youth experiences within the community.  More info www.equalitycharterschool.org/events
  • Art Party, The Pajama Jam! and Group Exhibition  - June 7th, 7pm - 12am, Sobro Social- 229 Bruckner Blvd, Bronx, NY 10454  -Featuring 30+ Visual Artist, 10+ Vendors, Live Painters, Live Performances, Games, Pajama Contest and Much more.  
  • The City Of New York Veterans Advisory Board (VAB) - Tuesday, June 11th, from 6pm - 8pm  At the Samuel H. Young American Legion Post 620  1530 Hutchinson River Pkwy. Bronx, New York.  The Vereran's Community is invited to attend.   

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