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

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Friday, March 1

First Friday at the Bronx Museum

From 6 to 9 p.m.; free.

The Bronx Museum will host a free night of art, music and dancing tonight as part of its monthly First Friday celebration. The event will include a tour of the “Bronx Calling: The Sixth AIM Biennial (Part One)” exhibition with a museum curator, salsa dancing lessons and music by La Charanga Pachá.

To read more about the event or RSVP, check out the Bronx Museum’s website.

Bronx Femme Run First Friday

Starts at 6:30 p.m.; free.

Join other Bronx women of all ages and fitness levels at Joseph Yancey Track and Field to run, walk or jog. Bronx Femme Run (BXFR) meets monthly for a beginner-friendly, community-based and free workout.

“No one gets left behind!” the event posting says.

Walks at this event average 2.5 miles, run-walks average 3.2 miles and runs average 3.5 miles. Children and pets are welcome. For more information, click here.

Saturday, March 2

Open Crafts at the Library

Starts at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.; free.

The New York Public Library will host a morning of unstructured craft time at its Woodlawn Heights Library location. Children ages 3-12 can make fun, new creations with provided materials.

For more information, take a look at NYPL’s website.

Bronx Bash Scavenger Hunt

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; $27.

Take off on a nontraditional scavenger hunt across the Bronx with the Bronx Bash Scavenger Hunt. The digital journey will be guided by a remote, interactive host that takes participants through a series of carefully curated locations across the borough, facing creative tasks and challenges.

Tickets and more information can be found here. To take part in the hunt, meet outside Emilia’s at 2331 Arthur Avenue. Participants can walk or drive the scavenger hunt trail.

Sunday, March 3

Puppets and Shadow Theater

From 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; free.

This free, family-friendly event at Lehman College will begin with a tour of the art gallery’s “Variations: Selections from the Benefit Print Project and Skywide”, a rotunda installation by artist Moses Ros. Following the tour, families can create their own puppets inspired by the work and try their hand at shadow theater.

The event will be held in the Fine Arts Gallery of Lehman College and participants but RSVP. They can do so here.

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