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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.

NY New Years Eve Clebration

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NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo is inviting New Yorkers to an Open House at the Executive Mansion on Wednesday, December 31 to celebrate the New Year. All adults over the age of 16 wishing to attend must have a ticket. Individuals who receive tickets will be allowed to bring one guest and any underage children from their household – children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets to the Open House are required and space is limited.

New Yorkers wishing to attend should visit the Governor's website to register: https://www.governor.ny.gov/content/executive-mansion-open-house.

Eleanor Roosevelt Remembered

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Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, with First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Jackie Kennedy and Tess Truman in Hyde Park, NY for the service of Eleanor Roosevelt, who died on this day in 1962.

FDR encouraged Eleanor Roosevelt to develop the property as a place that she could realize some of her ideas for work with winter jobs for rural workers and women. She named the spot Val-Kill, loosely translated as waterfall-stream from the Dutch language common to the original European settlers of the area.

Independence Day Commemoration

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A special reading of the Declaration of Independence highlights the annual commemoration of Independence Day, at St. Paul’s Church N.H.S., in Mt. Vernon, on Thursday, July 4, beginning at 10:30 AM.

The reading of America’s founding charter is accompanied by a 13-ring salute on the historic church bell, which was cast in 1758. Keynote speaker is Professor Lisa Keller of SUNY Purchase.

MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER

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The parking lot in Orchard Beach was jamming, just as if there was another free summertime salsa concert, but this time it was for a more worthy cause.

For 100 years, ACS researchers have been leading the way to transform cancer from a deadly disease to a preventable one.

JUANGA MASS

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Millions around the world have paid their final respects to the late Mexican superstar Alberto Aguilera Valadez, who was better known by his stage name Juan Gabriel.

On Sunday, September 11, 2016, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in NYC will have a Mass commemorating the life of legendary Mexican singer and producer Alberto Aguilera Valadez, also known by his stage name Juan Gabriel beginning at 7:00 p.m. The Mass celebration will be open to the public and the celebrant of the Mass will be Monsignor Robert Ritchie, the rector of the Cathedral.

Juan Gabriel who passed away on August 28, 2016, at the age of 66 will be remembered for his dedications and contributions to the Hispanic community. Born in Paracuaro, Michoacan, Mexico and as the youngest of ten children, Gabriel found solace in music and composed his first single when he was only 13 years old. For over thirty-six years, Grammy-nominated Gabriel is credited to have written and produced hundreds of Hispanic songs in addition to translating the songs into French, German, Italian and Japanese. Gabriel leaves four children.

Throughout his career, many of Gabriel’s performances were benefit concerts to support Mexican orphans and he founded a house for orphaned and underserved children in the City of Juarez, Chihuahua.

BRONX SPEAKS

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Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries Brings Together 60 Artworks Selected by 20 Bronx Arts Organizations that forms the Bronx Arts Alliance

Exhibit is part of Bronx Day of the Annual New York Armory Week. This is the third annual exhibit presented by the Bronx Arts Alliance (BxAA) as part of the international art fair — The Armory Show. A curatorial committee from 20 Bronx arts organizations selected over 60 artworks featuring Bronx, US and International Artists who live, or have shown, in the Bronx. The exhibit will take place at The Bronx Museum of the Arts from Wednesday, March 5th through Sunday, March 9th and will be installed by independent curator Sarah Corona.

HIGH LOW PROJECT

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FYI:

Tonight's the big night! Sneak Peak of Sabrina Soto's new show (High Low Project) on HGTV at 10pm EST.

I think it also airs at 7 and 10pm on the west coast. www.hgtv.com www.sabrinasoto.com

Please watch or DVR!

Roberto Soto
Imaginus
Box 147 City Island
NYC, NY 10464
212 300 7492
www.imaginus.biz

www.cimages.me

Chanukah Celebration

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. Invites you to join him at the

Bronx Annual Chanukah Celebration

Mistress of Ceremony Suzyn Waldman

New York Yankees Broadcaster

Musical Performance

Dafna Israel-Kotok

Shir Fun

Recording Artist and Educator

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Program begins at 12:00 PM

The Bronx County Building

Veteran's Memorial Hall

851 Grand Concourse

Seating is Complimentary and Limited.

RSVP 718.590.3989 or smalave@bronxbp.nyc.gov

Refreshments will be served

NYPL's 1940 Census Phone Directory

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Alive N Kickin Appearences

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Saturday July 28 Alive n Kickin Outdoors @ The Tiki Bar at Rye Playland 1 Playland P'way Rye NY for Res. call 914-967-1020 Showtime: 8:30

Sunday July 29 Alive N Kickin Outdoor Concert @ Silver Gull Beach Club Breezy Point,Queens Showtime:2-3:30

Contact: Pepe - pepe@alive-n-kickin.com

http://www.alive-n-kickin.com/