Submitted by ub on Thu, 07/26/2012 - 18:32

Jimmy Vacca's annual summer concert series has returned to Pelham Bay Park! In collaboration with the Bronx Arts Ensemble and the Parks Department, the remaining concerts will include...

Friday, July 27 – "Magical Mystery Tour: Music of the 1960s"

The BAE's Electronic Mosholu Crash

Friday, August 24 – "Classic Jazz Gems: Music of Cole Porter, John Coltrane, and Duke Ellington"

Valerie Capers Quartet

Each concert starts at 6 PM on the lawn at Pelham Bay Park. Enter at Middletown Road and Stadium Avenue, and bring your beach chair or blanket! The rain site is the Knights of Columbus Hall located at 3243 Ampere Ave. For more information or if you have any questions, contact my office at (718) 931-1721 or the Bronx Arts Ensemble at (718) 601-7399.

Movies Under the Stars 2012

This summer, Vacca is presenting a free outdoor movie series on Friday evenings throughout our area. Below is the remaining schedule. Please join in for a night (or many!) of summer fun and entertainment... under the stars!



Time (approx)


July 27

Bronx Park East

(at Waring Ave)

8:15 PM

Captain America: The First Avenger

August 17

Bufano Playground

(Waterbury Ave & LaSalle Ave)

7:50 PM

Kung Fu Panda

August 31

Loreto Playground

(Morris Park Ave & Tomlinson Ave)

7:30 PM

Kung Fu Panda

Movies Under the Stars is presented in conjunction with the Neighborhood Initiatives Development Corporation. For more information, contact NIDC at (718) 231-9800 or his office at (718) 931-1721.