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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.

HISTORY FORUM

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The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room is pleased to announce The East Bronx History Forum will hold its last meeting of the year on Wednesday, 7:30pm December 18th 2013.

The East Bronx History Forum meets to discuss Bronx History and held its first meeting on June 16, 2005. December will be the Forum’s 86th meeting. All meetings are free and open to the public at The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room, located at 9 Westchester Square, Bronx, NY.

QPHS REUNION

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This 2014 QPHS Class Reunion promises be a fabulous event. Participants will reconnect and be able to remember the "good old times" as well as enjoy our shared high school experience.

Below is the list of folks who've made reservations for 6/7 @8P Lassoni Restaurant, NA, NJ
All attendees are asked to carefully review their Party Menu and keep in mind that
everyone is individually responsible to pay for their food, drinks, tax and gratuity that evening.

Fall Friday Night Sailing Movies at CIYC

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Fall Friday Night Sailing Movies at CIYC - City Island Yacht Club Invites You:

New! 'Dinner and a Movie' at CIYCinemas - First Show This Friday, 9/30 at 8 PM

"Great evenings of entertainment at the CIYC are coming your way this fall. Here's one with the best of two worlds on offer... Irresistible dinner specials at City Island Yacht Club with a run of the best sailing movies available (this statement alone should cause some spicy debate).

ONLINE AND NYC EVENTS

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Are you ready to ramp up your knowledge and skills around some of today’s most important news topics? Then read an and enjoy!

Event: How Not to Be Bamboozled by Local Economic Studies
When: February 8 - 9, 2012
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents a business journalism Webinar, "How Not to Be Bamboozled by Local Economic Studies.” Sarah Cohen will provide key tips for questions to ask sources, ways to spot pumped-up estimates and sources for your own analysis. The main Webinarpage is http://bit.ly/mXncXR

CITY ISLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Capital Heights Lyric Opera Company Presents:

THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Gioachino Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" will be performed in its entirety in two acts. Rossini's Barber has proven to be one of the greatest masterpieces of comedy within music, and has been described as the opera buffa of all "opere buffe". Even after two hundred years, its popularity on the modern opera stage attests to that greatness.
Come join us for an afternoon of live opera here at the City Island Library.

City Island Branch
320 City Island Avenue
Bronx, New York 10464
(718) 885-1703

RIP Peter O'Toole, Lowell Thomas, AM Soto

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Many rememner Peter O'Toole as Lawrence of Arabia, the major motion picture role he perfected. The real person, Thomas Edward Lawrence (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, and diplomat. He was renowned for his liaison role during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign and the Arab.
Lawrence of Arabia (8/8) Movie CLIP - No Prisoners (1962) HD https://youtu.be/aARaYjgm_rA

Peter Seamus O'Toole died this week (2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) He was a brilliant British-Irish stage and film actor, who studied at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

T + HANKS = THANKS

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Tom Hanks took on his American dad character to give our country a much-needed pep talk on Saturday Night Live.

T. Hanks surprised US with a live SNL call to straighten up and fly right, and some could not contain their excitement.

Tom Hanks America's Dad Monologue - SNL https://youtu.be/vcwFeyrH2ww via @YouTube

Hanks reminded US thath of all the forces which make for a better world, there is nothing more powerful than hope. With hope, we can think, work and dream. THANKS... We needed that!

Worthwhile Assorted Events

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Event: Covering Political Polls
When: September 24, 2012 9:00 – 11:00am
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Bloomberg Room

Free First Fridays

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The Trolley Will Depart from Pelham Bay Station at 5:30pm

It will go to the Bartow Pell Mansion for drop off / pick up

The first stop on City Island is The Sea Shore Restaurant 591 City Island Ave.

2nd stop is Focal Point Gallery 321 City Island Ave

3rd stop is Bistro S. K. at 273 City Island Ave.

4th stop is Sammy's Fishbox 41 City Island ave.

Turns around at the end of the Island on the hour.

5th stop is Magickal Realms 258 City Island ave.

6th stop is Mary Colby's Fe Fi Faux Gallery and

Kaleidoscope Gallery 280 City Island ave.

7th stop is Arties Restaurant 394 City Island Ave.

and back to Pelham Bay Station .

The trolley driver stops upon request wherever passengers want to get on and off.

We continue this year's FREE Bronx Seaside Trolley on Friday May 3rd from 5:30pm to 9:30pm, leaving hourly on the half hour, from Pelham Bay Station and going to The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum then on to City Island for an evening of Art, Music and Fine Dining. Take advantage of special offers when you show your Trolley Card at participating establishments.

Only available from the Tour guide on the Trolley.

Bronx Seaside Trolley

May 3rd, 2013

Events & Promotions

Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

895 Shore Rd. 718-885-1461

5:30pm - 8:30pm

Wonderful indie folk sound of

Nat Osborn and his band Hawthorne. Explore &

savor light refreshments.

Registration requested. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors & students;

members free

www.bpmm.org

Focal Point Gallery

321 City Island Ave. 718-885-1403

Opening Reception

“Artist Choice”

Open until 10:00pm

www.focalpointgallery.net

Kaleidoscope Gallery

280 City island Ave. 718-885-3090

Reception featuring artwork by

Thomas Louttit, Lois Weingarten & Dominick Cali

Open until 9:30pm

www.kaleidoscope280.com

Magickal Realms

258 City Island Ave 718-892-5350

Tarot Magic Class at 7:30pm $15

Take $5 off with your Trolley Card

www.magickalrealms.com

Mary Colby’s Fe Fi Faux Gallery

276 City Island Ave. 718-885-2024

Meet the Artist in a

working studio!

Reception until 9:30pm

Bistro SK

273 City Island Ave. 718-885-1670
French fare in a charming setting,
FREE DESSERT with any entree

& Your Trolley Card

Bronx Seaside Trolley sponsored by The City Is. Chamber of Commerce, The Bartow Pell Mansion Museum & The Bronx Tourism Council

www.cityislandchamber.org

CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION

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Broadway: Spotlight on Careers
WHEN: Tuesday, October 1, 6:30 to 8:00 pm

WHERE: NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, 1871 Broadway (between 61st and 62nd Streets)
REGISTER: www.cencom.org or info@cencom.org

Broadway (and Off-Broadway) requires a wide variety of skills and talents, provided by many different people to create a show. With so many eligible candidates flocking to New York looking for that big break, you need to stand out from the pack.