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Cultural Museum of African Art Eric Edwards Collection

For the last 44 years Eric Edwards has amassed one of the most important private collections of African art in the world. Over 2,500 artifacts reside alongside Mr. Edwards in his Brooklyn home. The collection represents all 54 countries of Africa and spans over 4000 years of history.

We are asking for your help to give this important collection a new home– a museum where it can be seen, studied and appreciated by the public. Mr. Edwards believes that the artifacts in addition to their beauty, are therapeutic and possess the power to bring all people together because of the stories they individually tell.

The Cultural Museum of African Art will house the entirety of the Edwards collection, a world class library, and a research and media center. It is our hope that this museum will help introduce future generations of Americans to the rich cultural heritage of Africa.

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The 12th Annual Hunts Point Fish Parade and Summer Festival

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HONORING TOMORROW’S LEGACY TODAY

FISH PARADE REGISTRATION
HUNTS POINT RIVERSIDE PARK
(Lafayette Ave. and Edgewater Rd.)
10:30AM – 11:30AM
Grand Marshals honored and Fish Parade Kicks off at Hunts Point Parade registration, activities, & music

FISH PARADE MARCHES THROUGH HUNTS POINT
11:30AM – 12PM
Prizes awarded for best use of theme

BARRETTO POINT PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL
(Tiffany St. and Viele Ave.)
12PM – 5PM
Registration 10AM-12PM
Summer festival with activities, music, food, free raffles, and games.

Live Stream all day
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High Bridge Walking Tour-An Intimate View 

 

In 1848, the High Bridge spanned the Harlem River connecting the Bronx to Manhattan to transport clean water via the Croton Aqueduct. Join Bryan Diffley — the Project Manager in charge of the renovation of this outstanding engineering treasure — on a very special walking tour of NYC’s oldest standing bridge.

Thursday June 25 at 6:30pm

High Bridge was designed by John B. Jervis, Chief Engineer of the Croton Aqueduct who modeled it after the great aqueducts of the Roman Empire. The bridge remained in use for the Croton system until 1955 and its deck remained in use as a pedestrian bridge until the 1970’s when it was closed due to vandalism. The city began restoring the bridge in 2012.

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Tour proceeds support free tours for public school students of NYC’s historic reservoirs & the High Bridge.

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OLD BRONX BOROUGH COURTHOUSE JUNE PROGRAMMING

When You Cut Into The Present The Future Leaks Out

Visit the No Longer Empty exhibition and Facebook pages for details. Interested in bringing a group for a tour? Email programs@nolongerempty.org

Location & Hours:
878 Brook Ave, Bronx NY
Thursday–Sunday, 1–7pm until July 19
Closed July 4th weekend.
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About Community Greens

It takes more than a village to raise a child in today's world. The world is more than flat or round or sun and moon. It's also the village on the other side of the river. The objects in the sky are different from that view. Community Greens, griot-like, tells a story. I invite you to share my view.

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Blacks In Green

There are more of us people of color out there than you realize and we are coming together to express our concerns, ideas and sit at the table!

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Upcoming Events

  • BRONX PARKS SPEAK UP • BRONX COALITION FOR PARKS AND GREEN SPACES February 24, 2018 at 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Lehman College, 250 Bedford Park Blvd W, Bronx, NY 10468, USA http://bronxspeakup.org/
  • Starting Seeds in a Greenhouse or Indoors March 3, 2018 at 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Praxis Warren Residence, Bronx Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window. We’ll…
  • Bronx Master Composter Certificate Program March 27, 2018 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Applications due February 20. 8 Tuesdays, March 27–May 15, 6–9 p.m., 2 Saturdays in April, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. (TBD), New York Botanical Garden • Watson Education BuildingA train-the-trainer course that is designed to promote the practice of composting. Deadline is February 20. Apply here.
  • GreenThumb Grow Together March 31, 2018 at 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007, USA
  • Fruit Tree Care April 7, 2018 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Little Green Garden/Rock Garden, Bronx Have you ever wondered what you can do to get a great harvest from fruit trees in your…
  • NYCHA 16th Annual Garden Conference April 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm – 1:30 am Johnson Community Center, 1833 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10029, USA
  • Beekeeping: An Introduction (Bronx) April 24, 2018 at 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Risse Street Community Garden, Bronx Curious about bees for honey and pollination in your community garden? Join Liane Newton…
  • Tropical Accent Design May 15, 2018 at 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Edith Community Garden, Bronx In this workshop, we will use our warm growing season to cultivate fast growing tropical…
  • Direct Sow and Transplant May 19, 2018 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm River Garden, Bronx Want to grow more food in less space? Tired of struggling or having stunted transplants?…

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