BT Weekender: Five things to do in the Bronx this weekend

This Sunday, families can create nature-based crafts in Pelham Bay Park, pictured here.
This Sunday, families can create nature-based crafts in Pelham Bay Park, pictured here.
Photo Alex Mitchell

Saturday, April 8

Batting Cages: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at Turtle Cove Golf and Baseball

Take a swing at the batting cages in honor of the start of baseball season. Turtle Cove has fun activities the whole family can enjoy  — after you hit a home run, check out Turtle Cove’s mini golf course and grab a bite to eat as well. More information and rules regarding the batting cages can be found here.

Egg Hunt: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

Celebrate Easter at the Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. Kids can enjoy hunting for eggs, while the grown ups can take in the mansion’s beautiful grounds. Tickets are $10 per child for an hour window of egg hunting, and are available for purchase here.

Dutch Tile Tour: 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at the Van Cortlandt House Museum

Take in the beautiful art and complex history of Dutch tiles on this tour. Visitors will get to step behind the gates of the historic Van Cortlandt House at this special event, and get an up-close and personal glimpse at the art and architecture of the past. Tickets are just over $12, and are available for purchase here.

From Page to Screen April Film Screening: 2:30 p.m.-3:45 p.m. at the Bronx Library Center

Adults are welcome to sit back and enjoy this matinee screening of “The War of the Worlds.” Attendees are welcome to stay for a conversation discussing the film. Those interested can find further information here.

Sunday, April 9

Spring Nature Crafts: 11 a.m.-12 p.m. at Pelham Bay Park

Enjoy the great outdoors, and use it as inspiration to create nature-based crafts. The event is free and does not require registration. Interested attendees can find more information here.

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