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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.

NYC FLYOVER

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Two Navy F-18s will conduct a flyover along the Hudson River on Tuesday, September 15th.

Beginning at approximately 12:30 PM, the aircraft will travel northbound at an altitude of approximately 2,000 feet past the Verrazano Bridge, the Statue of Liberty, the George Washington Bridge, and will continue to the Tappan Zee Bridge.

The aircraft will then turn southbound and travel back down the Hudson River at an altitude of approximately 2,500 feet before exiting the area.

PROGRAMS AT THE CITY ISLAND LIBRARY- APRIL 2012

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Serving The City Island Community & the Public: 101 Years

Hours are: Mondays and Thursdays 11 AM-7 PM

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11 AM- 6 PM

Fridays and Saturdays 10 AM-5 PM

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS- APRIL 2012

Lapsit Program, Birth to 18 months. All welcome for story time and music. Every other Thursday at 11:00 A.M. April 12th and 26th

Read Aloud Story Time Read aloud picture books: Every Thursday at 3:30 P.M. Ages 4-10. April 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th.

Springtime Arts and Crafts- Tuesday April 3rd at 3:30 PM

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

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UNITY Journalists 2012 Convention, August 1-4, Las Vegas

KC's Flim-Flam Band

Problem

The Donald is undoubtedly Kremlin's Candidate and the bromance between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump continues. So pray tell, why would any intelligent Americans still support him?

How Donald Trump Became the Kremlin’s Candidate http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2016/04/donald-trump-2016-russia-...

Trump: The Kremlin’s Candidate http://bit.ly/25GmRT5

The Kremlin's Candidate - https://www.commentarymagazine.com/politics-ideas/donald-trump-vladimir-...

Eyes @US Skies

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Coming soon to a nearby sky. See it from anywhere in the USA coast-to-coast. It promises to be a truly unique total eclipse for our viewing pleasure and for the first time in 99 years.

NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information https://go.nasa.gov/2sX332B

http://content.jwplatform.com/previews/TLOR1sPF-LGVHcJDb

https://nasa.tumblr.com/post/162085073374/all-eyes-on-the-sky-for-the-au...

https://www.space.com/33797-total-solar-eclipse-2017-guide.html

https://www.nasa.gov/

COMMUNITY ARTS TUESDAYS

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MEET! GREET! NETWORK!

COMMUNITY ARTS TUESDAYS are networking opportunities to gather with our Westchester Square neighbors and friends, introduce the BCA staff and rub elbows with members of the newly formed Westchester Square BID.

Join us for an evening of music, refreshments, and an opportunity to get your complimentary copy of Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 as part of the Bronx Council on the Arts’ The Big Read in the Bronx 2013.

Family Festival Sails into Town

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Golden autumn sunshine and refreshing ocean breezes create a perfect setting for the Town of Hempstead’s Family Festival by the Sea on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., in beautiful Lido Beach. Residents and visitors alike are invited to ride a wave of fun and excitement into Lido Beach Town Park for a weekend of live concerts, delicious food, craft and novelty vendors, sand sculptures, circus entertainers, eating contests and great children’s shows.

FREE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

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Sunday December 15 @ 1 & 3 p.m.

The Bronx Arts Ensemble presents a wonderful holiday concert with music for St. Nicholas.

Fun for the whole family, the singers and a Double Reed Band (oboe, oboe d'amore, English horn and bassoon) tell the story of the Dutch Sinterklass in song and narrative - a colonial celebration in Old Nieuw Amsterdam!

The concert is free but space is limited and tickets are required. The mansion will not be open for regular guided tours on Sunday.

SERVING CITY ISLAND FOR OVER A CENTURY

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As Fleet Week begins, City Island Images is proud to take a loving look at one of many historic landmarks on the island.

Trinity United Methodist Church is located on City Island avenue and was built in 1854. This church is known for its gorgeous interior, which has served as a backdrop for many weddings, including ours, for wonderful concerts, as well as to film popular TV programs and series, like HBO's "Boardwalk Empire." The fine woodwork, and unique stained glass makes this a cozy space where all visitors feel welcome.

Annual Tour de Bronx

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This year will celebrate The 17th Annual Tour de Bronx!

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. & Transportation Alternatives
with Montefiore Medical Center, St. Barnabas Hospital & Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center
invite you to

Tour de Bronx

New York State's Largest Free Bicycling Event

Sunday, October 23, 2011

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