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TONIGHT * FRIDAY, JULY 11 @ 6 pm Pelham Bay Park - Middletown Road and Stadium Ave.
AFRO-CUBAN AND LATIN JAZZ Master percussionist Bobby Sanabria and his band
First appearance at BAE SummerMusic Presented by Councilman James Vacca

Bobby Sanabria is a 7x Grammy nominated as a leader American drummer of Puerto Rican descent who is also a percussionist, composer, arranger producer, documentary film producer, educator and a writer.

http://www.bobbysanabria.com/

DIRECTIONS
Pelham Bay Park is located in the northeast corner of the Bronx and is serviced by the Bruckner Expressway/New England Thruway (I-95) combination. Pelham Parkway serves as a crosstown route to the park.

From the New England Thruway (I-95) South Take I-95 South to the Westchester Avenue exit. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

From the Bruckner Expressway Take the Bruckner Expressway north and exit at the Lafayette Avenue exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From the I-95 North Take I-95 north and exit at the Country Club Road/Pelham Bay Park exit. Stay on the northbound service road and make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the block (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and another left turn into the parking lot.

From Pelham Parkway, eastbound Take Pelham Parkway eastbound past Eastchester Road and get into the right lane. Go through the next light and make a right turn onto the Pelham Parkway service road. (Be careful not to get onto the Hutchinson River Parkway.) Follow the service road around to a stop sign and under the IRT No. 6 train and head south along the Bruckner Expressway service road. Go straight along the service road for approximately 4 lights and make a left onto Jarvis Place to go over the I-95/Bruckner Expressway. Make the next left and head north on the service road. At the first light, make a right onto Middletown Road. At the end of the street (Stadium Ave), make a left into the park and the first left into the parking lot.

Public Transportation Pelham Bay Park can be reached by the IRT No. 6 train to the last stop; the Bx5, Bx12, and Qbx1 buses to the train station; the Bx29 to the City Island Traffic Circle; or Westchester bus No. 45 to the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. To get to the park take the pedestrian bridge from the train station down to the park side, walk toward the brick building/parkhouse, and go past the back heading straight toward the tennis courts. Once past the tennis courts, the track will be visible. Concert is on the opposite side of the track, next to the parking lot.

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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Event: Data-Powered Journalism Series: Excel-ing at Data
When: June 25, 2012, 9:00am
Where: National Press Club, Bloomberg Room

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Execution Rocks

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Execution Rocks Lighthouse, Long Island Sound, NY Is it haunted, or surrounded by mysterious circumstances?

The United States of America donated this property to Historically Significant Structures,
for preservation and public use through the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act.
This program is administered by the National Park Service
GOAL: To restore, renovate, preserve and operate Execution Rocks Lighthouse, NY,which is part of our heritage and nation’s treasures.

Halloween Celebrations

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"ARTIST @" HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA
Their restaurant is great place to enjoy good fresh cuisine in our dining room or have a drink at our nautical themed bar while enjoying panoramic views overlooking Eastchester Bay and New City's Skyline. And if the view is not enough — you are in for a treat with some of the best sunsets. The room can accommodate up to 80 people comfortably with ample room to dance, or move around freely. During the warmer weather you can enjoy eating or having a drink on our deck area (new deck furniture, plants and lighting).

Media Research: Bigger Than Ever

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Thursday, February 27

6:30 to 8:00 pm

Most people associate the name Nielsen with TV ratings, but today, it's so much more. Meet the team leader at the forefront of audience measurement in this age of big data. Learn how Nielsen helps marketers stay on top of customers' changing preferences as well as media and purchasing habits, in a world where the consumer is increasingly in control, and find out where the jobs are in the growing field of media research.

Steve Hasker, President, Global Product Leadership, Nielsen

Jack Myers, media ecologist; chairman, MyersBizNet

SUMMER STREETS

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Summer Streets takes place on consecutive Saturdays this summer -They are August 6, 13 and 20 from 7:00 am - 1:00 pm. The 2011 route connects the Brooklyn Bridge with Central Park, with recommended spurs along low-traffic streets to the Hudson River, Harlem and Governors Island, allowing participants to plan a route as long or short as they wish.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum Weekend

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Music for St. Nicholas Concerts

Saturday, December 10
1 and 3 p.m.
Sunday, December 11
1 and 3 p.m.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble and Singers present a wonderful holiday concert of Music
for St. Nicholas in the grand double parlors at Bartow-Pell.

The concert is free, but space is limited and tickets are required.

Cost free Tickets required 718.601.7399

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Holiday Candlelight Tour

Saturday, December 10
6-8 p.m.
Experience the magic of the mansion by candlelight, fully decorated for the holidays!

New York Lighthouses

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Of all the time worn majestic structures flashing lights for the appreciated guidance of ships avoiding dangers, there are two lighthouses along Long Island sound, which stand out. Execution Rocks and Stepping Stones can be seen atop rock islands of the choppy blue expanse, known as Long Island Sound, which is just east of Throgs Neck, south of City Island and west of the westernmost edge of Long Island.