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

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This Friday, join Urban Park Rangers for a post-Thanksgiving hike along the John Muir Trail.
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Friday, Nov. 25

Post-Thanksgiving Day Hike: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the John Muir Trail

This Friday, join Urban Park Rangers for a post-Thanksgiving hike along the John Muir Trail. All skill levels are welcome on this free hike as it traverses the park from west to east and back. Interested participants are highly encouraged to wear comfortable shoes. Those interested can find more information here.

Holiday Train Show: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the New York Botanical Garden

Enjoy a day of holiday festivities at this year’s Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Gardens — a tradition of more than 30 years! See model trains pass through a display of more than 190 replicas of New York landmarks, each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, lotus pods and cinnamon sticks. Interested visitors can find more information and buy tickets here.

Saturday, Nov. 26

BronxRockets Community Run/Walk Group: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at Mullaly Park

Join the BronxRockets in their weekly Saturday morning walk. All skill levels are welcome at the “go at your own pace” event. Saturday morning, the group will also collect canned goods and non-perishables for donation this season. Masks are required for those not fully vaccinated. 

Sunday, Nov. 27

Ranger Games: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. at Soundview Park

Enjoy a fun-filled and nature-themed afternoon at this family-friendly event. Urban Park Rangers will lead participants in new and exciting parks-related games for kids at O’Brien Avenue and Leland Avenue in Soundview Park. This free event is open to the public. 

1st Annual Bronx Winter Market: 12 p.m. – 8p.m. at Sankofa Haus

Support local vendors at the first annual Bronx Winter Market this Sunday. Participants will have the opportunity to enjoy food, music, live performances, shops, prizes and more this holiday season. Interested participants can read more here, and prospective vendors may contact (917) 217-6440. 

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