What’s Happening | Carnegie Hall Citywide, park cleanup, summer concert series and more

The Bronx Summer Concert series is back in the Bronx's numerous parks.
The Bronx Summer Concert series is back in the Bronx’s numerous parks.
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Kids in Motion

Friday, July 12, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Ben Abrams Playground


The NYC Parks Kids in Motion program engages children in outdoor play. All kids are welcome to join NYC Parks staff in four to seven hours of free activities including organized sports, games, fitness demos, board games, water games, and more!

For more information, visit nycgovparks.org/parks/bronx-park/events/2024/07/12/kim-ben-abrams-playground.

Community Garden Yoga

Saturday, July 13, from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Target Bronx Community Center


Join Sweet Water Dance & Yoga for a serene Saturday at the Target Bronx Community Garden Center. Start your weekend mornings right with a free one-hour hatha yoga class. Mats will be provided and this class is open to all levels. 

For more information and to reserve your spot, visit eventbrite.com/e/serene-saturday-yoga-at-target-bronx-community-garden-tickets-881529607787.

Bronx Park Cleanup 

Saturday, July 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Allerton Ballfields


Join HiXher Fitness and mifithealthylife for a cleanup at Bronx Park for the thirteenth annual Riverkeeper Sweep. Rain or shine volunteers will meet at Allerton Ballfields, Southern Boulevard and Moshulu Parkway, at Bronx Park. Sweep leaders will first guide volunteers with a meditation to kick off the cleanup. It is recommended that volunteers come prepared with a hat, sunscreen, reusable water bottle, insect repellent, work gloves and hand sanitizer. 

For more information, visit eventbrite.com/e/bronx-bronx-park-cleanup-registration-872097034707.

Carnegie Hall Citywide

Saturday, July 13, from 5 to 6 p.m.

Al Quiñones Playground


Enjoy a free afternoon salsa concert featuring Bronx native Johnny Mambo with singer Don Sonero. All are welcome to come dance and enjoy Mambo’s band performing energetic rhythms of bongos, congas, timbales and brass. This performance is put on in partnership with Carnegie Hall Citywide. 

For more information, visit nycgovparks.org/events/2024/07/13/carnegie-hall-citywide-johnny-mambo-and-friends-featuring-don-sonero.

Bronx Summer Concert Series

Sunday. July 14, from noon to 5 p.m.

Orchard Beach, Section 5


The Bronx Summer Concert Series is back! From June to August enjoy a free concert on the first Saturday of every month and every Sunday after that. This Sunday, come to Orchard Beach for an afternoon of music. Hosted by the Office of Bronx Borough President, all are welcome.

For more information, visit:ilovethebronx.com/calendar#event=77641036;instance=20240714120000.

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