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

Woodlawn Beautification Day to be held on Saturday in Van Cortlandt Park.
Woodlawn Beautification Day to be held on Saturday in Van Cortlandt Park.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Public Gallery Tour: 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Glyndor Gallery 

On Saturday, the Glyndor Gallery will open its exhibitions to the public. Gallery Greeters will lead tours for visitors to enjoy an in-depth look at the gallery’s artwork of both emerging and established artists. Each tour will last 45 minutes, and registration is not required. Those interested may reach out to [email protected] with any questions.

Woodlawn Beautification Day: 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Woodlawn Playground in Van Cortlandt Park

Join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, Women of Woodlawn, and Woodlawn Taxpayers Association in beautifying the Woodlawn Playground and the surrounding area. Participants will help out with removing harmful plant species, planting native species, and clean-uping around the playground and in the wildflower patch. All work tools and supplies will be provided to volunteers.

Inaugural NYC Consulate Cup: All day at the Crotona Park Soccer Field 

The inaugural NYC Consulate Cup is taking place at Crotona Park Soccer Field in The Bronx, bringing together the international diplomatic community in New York in support of making soccer more accessible to underserved communities in New York City. This event is free and open to the public. Read more about this event here.


Sunday, Oct. 2

Kiku: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the New York Botanical Gardens

This weekend, the New York Botanical Gardens will kick off its spotlight on kiku, the Japanese word for chrysanthemums. The exhibited flowers have been trained over the past 11 months in modern and ancient styled spectacles. Read more about this upcoming event here

Bronx Park East Farmers Market

The Bronx Park East Farmers Market is open to the public from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Sundays until Oct. 30. Enjoy this free-to-enter market before it closes for the season. Read more about the market and the wellness initiatives it supports here.

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