Out & About: Free Family Films

Out & About: Free Family Films
THE BRONX LIBRARY CENTER is in the holiday spirit. Check out some holiday-inspired offerings in our Editor’s Pick section.
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Editor’s Pick 

Free Family Films 

The public is invited to view free films at the following local libraries:

Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., (718) 579-4244/46/57 or visit

Dec. 23 at 2:30 p.m. – “A Christmas Carol”
Dec. 30 at 2:30 p.m. – “Wonder Woman”

Mosholu Library, 285 E. 205th St., (718) 882-8239:
Dec. 23 at 1:30 p.m. – “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2”


Bedford Park Congregational Church, 2988 Bainbridge Ave. (at 201st Street) offers its Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, Dec. 24 at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. For more information, call (718) 733-3199.

Congressman Adriano Espaillat will host the “Taste of the District” Open House event on Dec. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. at his district office, 2530 Grand Concourse, between Fordham Road and East 192nd Street. For more information, contact Maximo Javier at (718) 450-8241.

New York Botanical Garden presents the Annual Holiday Train Show, through Jan. 15, featuring model trains and miniature replicas of NYC landmarks. For more information and to purchase tickets, call (718) 817-8512.

Out & About: Free Family Films
CHOO-CHOO! The New York Botanical Garden Annual Holiday Train Show is already underway and spreading some cheer (more information can be found under Events).
Photo courtesy New York Botanical Garden

Masjidus Sabur presents Serving Humanity Day where visitors can receive free confidential HIV/HEP C testing and free meals, Dec. 22 from 2 to 6 p.m. at 2975 Bainbridge Ave. For more information, call (718) 208-5996 or (917) 636-0346.

Bronx Music Heritage Center presents Melrose Parranda, Puerto Rican tradition involving processions of carolers featuring songs from Puerto Rico in a parade led by a number of musical performers. The public should arrive at El Coquí Community Garden’s Casita., 414 E. 163rd St., on Dec. 21, no later than 4:30 p.m. For more information, call (212) 843-9216/8032.

The Bronx County Historical Society presents What Lies Beneath — Cemeteries of the Bronx, through April 8, 2018, at the Museum of Bronx History, 3266 Bainbridge Ave. (208th Street), For more information, call (718) 881-8900.

Bronx Museum of the Arts, 1040 Grand Concourse (at 165th Street), presents Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect, and Susannah Ray: A Further Shore, both through April 8. For more information, call (718) 681-6000.

Lehman College Art Gallery, 250 Bedford Pk. Blvd. W., presents free, Dark and Stormy Night Gothic Influence in Contemporary Art, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Feb. 10, 2018. For more information, call (718) 960-8833.

Library Events
The Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., presents for children: Hands on Projects (ages 7 to 12; preregistration required): Holiday Card Making, Dec.  21, and Dragon Making, Dec. 28, both at 4 p.m.; and The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge: (ages 3 to 12), classic tale performed by Traveling Lantern Theatre Company, Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. For more information, call (718) 579-4244/46/57 or visit

The Mosholu Library, 285 E. 205th St., offers for teens/young adults: Craft-eens!: Craft on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 3:30 p.m. (all materials are provided); and Ink Painting: to learn calligraphy, free, Dec. 29 at 3:30 p.m. Adults can attend: Knitting Circle: Thursdays at 3 p.m. For more information, call (718) 882-8239.

The Jerome Park Library, 118 Eames Place (near Kingsbridge Road), offers for children: Preschool Storytime and Crafts at 11:15 a.m.: (ages 3 to 5), including puppetry, dramatics, crafts and flannel boards, Dec. 22; and Gingerbread House Workshop: Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. For more information, call (718) 549-5200.


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