Events

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 1, 10:30 am-1 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road

Children 2-12 hunt for eggs, enjoy arts and crafts, and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Light refreshments offered. Please bring your own basket. Tickets online at bpmm.org or at the door. Registration required. Call: 718-885-1461 or e-mail: info@bpmm.org. Rain date: Sunday, April 2, 1-3:30 pm. Free parking at Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course. Cost: $15; member children: $10.

Author’s Spotlight
Sunday, April 2, 2-3 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road

Sergey Kadinsky, an analyst at the NYC Dept. of Parks & Recreation, will discuss his book, Hidden Waterways of New York City, covering the five boroughs. The remnants of these once-pristine waterways are all over the Big Apple, hidden in plain sight. Cost: $10 (includes admission to the Museum); free for members.

Nature Exploration Hike
Sunday, April 2, 11 am-12:30 pm
Meet: Pelham Bay Nature Center
in the Southern section of the Park. Enter
at Bruckner Blvd. and Wilkinson Ave.

Spring is a great time to join the Urban Park Ranges for a hike. Rated as moderate: longer, faster-paced walk on rugged terrain. Wear comfortable shoes or boots, and bring water and a light snack. For further information: 718-319-7258.

Morning Yoga in the Parlors
Wednesdays: April 5, 12, 19, 26, 9-10 am
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road

Join Carolyn Frost of Balance Yoga & Wellness for yoga in the Museum’s double parlors. Bring a yoga mat and leave invigorated to start your day. Space is limited. Registration requested. Call: 718-885-1461 or e-mail: info@bpmm.org. Cost: $15; members: $10.

Friends of Pelham Bay Park Spring Fundraiser
Thursday, April 6, 6-8 pm
Pelham-Split Rock Golf Clubhouse
890 Shore Road

Join us as we honor Three Special Friends who help support Pelham Bay Park and we raise funds for all-natural play elements at Pond Walk, the accessible wetland area in the Playground for All Children. Honorees include James Vacca, Council Member, 13th District; Ellen Bruzelius, Former Director, Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum; Jorge Santiago, Bronx Environmental Activist and Historian. Tickets: $60 by March 31 online at fopbspringfundraiser.eventbrite.com and $75 at the door. For more information, call: 718-430-4685 or e-mail: friendsofpelhambaypark@gmail.com

First Friday! Music & Trolley
Friday, April 7, 5:30-8:30 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road

The Kenn Morr Band performs from 6-8 pm. Enjoy the music, explore the museum, and stroll the garden; light refreshments available. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 pm from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island. Registration requested. Call: 718-885-1461 or e-mail: info@bpmm.org Cost: $12 adults; $10 seniors and students; members free.

Trail Day
Saturday, April 8, 10 am-2 pm
Meet at the SE corner of the Orchard Beach Parking Lot

Join the Friends of Pelham Bay Park, working with Natural Areas Manager John Grayley, to help restore the Orchard Beach Meadow. Please wear appropriate footwear, long pants, and a long-sleeved shirt, and bring water and lunch. For further information about possible rain cancelations or changes in locations or times, contact Trail Committee Chair Nilka Martell at nilkamartell@yahoo.com or 347-992-2860.

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting
Saturday, April 8, 9 am-1 pm
Location provided after Registration

Help plant trees in the Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting technique. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Bring water. Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at: nycgovparks.org/reg/stewardship/3175

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting
Sunday, April 9, 9 am-1 pm
Location provided after Registration
Help plant trees in the Park! Volunteers will be trained in proper planting technique. Come dressed in sturdy boots or shoes, long pants, and clothing that can get dirty. Bring water. Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up at: nycgovparks.org/reg/stewardship/3176

Birding: Hawk Watch
Sunday, April 9, 11 am-12:30 pm
Location provided after Registration

Join the Urban Park Rangers and find the best wildlife viewing spots. Birding programs are appropriate for all skill levels and beginners are welcome. Registration begins on Wednesday, March 29. Sign up at: nycgovparks.org/reg/rangers