Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters at Wave Hill
Bruce Molsky’s Mountain Drifters will perform in concert at Wave Hill on Sunday, January
12. Photo courtesy of Wave Hill
Upcoming Wave Hill programs:
Saturday, January 11; Sunday, January
12: Family Art Project: Cyclical Calendars
and Fractal Phenology: Get intentional
about how you want to spend
your year. Create goals for yourself that
mimic nature’s natural processes. Look to
the moon, seedlings that bloom and seasonal
cycles to chart your own growth.
Free, and admission to the grounds is
free until noon. Wave Hill House, 10 a.m.
to 1 p.m.
Sunday, January 12: Winter Birding:
The Hudson River valley hosts an impressive
diversity of bird species, even
during the winter months. Explore Wave
Hill’s tranquil gardens and woodlands
with naturalist Gabriel Willow to observe
birds in their winter habitats. Birders of all
levels welcome. Ages 10 and older welcome
with an adult. Severe weather cancels.
NYC Audubon members enjoy twofor
one admission to the grounds. Meet at
Perkins Visitor Center, 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, January 12: Concert: Bruce
Molsky’s Mountain Drifters: Bruce Molsky
is one of the most revered ambassadors
for America’s old-time mountain music.
For decades, he’s been a globetrotting
performer and educator, a recording artist
with an expansive discography including
seven solo albums, well more than a
dozen collaborations and two Grammynominations.
Concerts begin at 2PM and
last approximately one hour with no intermission.
Ticket prices (including admission
to the grounds): Adults: $30 at the
door/$14 at the door for children ages
8-18. Purchase your tickets in advance
and save $2 per ticket. Wave Hill Members
save 10%. Order tickets online at
wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitor
Center. Learn more at wavehill.org.
Wave Hill House, 2 p.m.
Sunday, January 12: Garden and Conservatory
Highlights Walk: Join a Wave
Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal
garden highlights. Free with admission
to the grounds. Meet at Perkins Visitor
Center, 2 p.m,
Wave Hill is located at 675 West 252nd
Street. For further information call (718)
549-3200, ext. 256.
* * *
Stop by picturesque City Island and
enjoy the exciting programs offered at
the PSS City Island Center, which is located
at 116 City Island Avenue, Monday
through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Experience
the exercise classes from gentle
Yoga Stretch, Balance Class, Arthritis
Workshop and Tai Chi as well as the vigorous
Zumba and Cardio Fit. They also
offer acrylic painting, calligraphy, health
presentations, blood pressure monitoring,
gardening exchange, singing group
and parties. Lunch is served from noon
to 1 p.m. suggested donation is $2. The
center participants go on shopping trips
every day; i.e. Shop Rite, Dollar Tree, Target,
Kmart, as well as theatre excursions,
special trips, special luncheons and
more. It’s free to become a member, but
you must be 60 years of age or above.
Special Events: New Zumba class Fridays
at 9:15 a.m.; Financial Education
Workshops: Money Made Simple coming
in January on Fridays at 1 p.m., starting
January 24; Friday, January 10 at 12:45
p.m., Streetwise presentation by NYC
Department of Transportation; Monday,
January 13 at 1:15 p.m., Singing Group
resumes with Napat.For more information
contact Patty at (718) 885-0727 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org for their monthly calendar.
* * *
Do you need help getting to and from
your medical appointments? Transportation
services are available to seniors
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
in community districts 9, 10, 11 and 12.
The program provides door-to-door service
for all medical appointments. Their
drivers are courteous and professional;
and their vehicles are clean and handicap
accessible, including wheelchair lifts.
Riverdale Choral Society recruits singers
BRONX TIMES R 28 EPORTER, JANUARY 3-9, 2020 BTR
For further information, contact Mildred
Cardona, program director of the
R.A.I.N. Transportation Program, at
* * *
The New York Yankees Community
Council will provide a $750.00 stipend
to fi ve deserving students nominated by
Community Board 10 to receive the Youth
Leadership Award. Applicants must have
performed 50 hours of leadership/volunteer
work as a tutor, mentor, community
unity developer, and/or as an advocate
against violence or substance abuse in
CB 10 is seeking high school seniors
who reside in the CB 10 service area and
meet the service requirements above.
Applicants should complete and submit
an application with a resume stating
the applicant’s: name, address, education,
voluntary and/or extracurricular activities,
work experience, awards, etc., to
CB 10 via mail, email (email@example.com),
or by hand (3165 East Tremont Avenue,
Bronx, New York 10461), by Wednesday,
January 22, 2020, at 5 p.m.
Application forms can be downloaded
from the board website, www.nyc.gov/
bronxcb10, under Announcements, or requested
by contacting the board offi ce at
(718) 892 1161.
* * *
The City Island Library will offer the
following programs and events for January:
Circle Time: Children from birth to 3
years old and their caregivers can enjoy
stories, songs, and fi nger plays while
spending time with other toddlers. Limit
of 15 children with their caregivers. Craft
included. Every Tuesday from 11 to 11:45
Tiny Tots: Learn, grow, and have fun
through educational play! Ages birth to 4.
Every Thursday at 11 a.m.
Read & Play: Children from birth to 3
years old and caregivers can take part in
wonderful stories, discover amazing toys,
and meet new friends in this fun, informal
program. Limit of 15 children with their
caregivers. Every Friday from 11 to 11:30
Craft-A-Way: Drop in and participate
in creating projects related to a theme or
holiday. Ages 2 to 5. Friday, January 17,
at 11:30 a.m..
Pajama Party: Kick off Winter Recess
with a comfy, fun time! Enjoy snacks,
games, and activities with friends. Come
dressed in your favorite pajamas – we just
might do the same! Monday, December
23, 3 p.m.
Books and Bites: Every week, come
together to read the selected book while
enjoying some snacks! We will be reading
The Bridge Home. Thursday, January 9,
16, 23 and 30 at 4 p.m.
After School Lounge: Hang out in
the teen zone to catch up on homework,
read, and relax. Mondays, Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 4 to 5 p.m.
Game Jam: Get in the game! Whether
it’s using the Wii or going old school and
getting out the board games, this is the
perfect way to relax at the end of the
week. Every Friday at 3:30 p.m.
Wacky Wednesdays: Take some time
halfway through the week to explore technology,
research, and the arts with different
activities. Every Wednesday at 4 p.m.
January 8, Make A Model; January15,
Binary Code Keychains; January 22, Explore
BrainPop!; and January 29, Braille
World War II: A Discussion: Mr. Mc-
Cue, City Island’s resident history buff, returns
to the City Island Library to discuss
his knowledge and views of World War II.
He’ll touch on the causes, public perception,
weaponry, aftermath and more. Saturday,
January 11 at 1 p.m.
Computer Lab Assistance Monday:
C.L.A.M. is here to shell out answers to
your tech questions! Use one of our desktops
or laptops, or bring your own device.
Smartphones, e-readers, and tablets are
welcome as well. Every Monday at 11
a.m. to 1 p.m.
City Island Scrabble Club: If you’re
looking for some friendly competition,
then join our Scrabble Club! Come in
and fl ex your vocabulary muscles. Note:
Limited to 12 participants, registration required.
Thursday, January 9 and 23 at 5
Crossword Crunch: There’s no ‘I’ in
team, but there is a lot of fun in solving
puzzles with friends! Join us in unwrapping
the clues and attempting to complete
the entire puzzle before time runs out!
Who’s ready to savor the sweet taste of
victory? No registration required. Thursday,
January 2, 16 and 30 at 5 p.m.
City Island Book Club: Call or stop by
the branch for more information. Monday,
January 6 and 27 at 5 p.m.
The Island Writers: This is a group for
all who are interested in writing either professionally
or personally. Regardless of
your experience level, we’re here to help
one another along in the journey of selfexpression
and creativity. All are welcome,
so come join in on the literary fun!
Every Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
One-on-One: Computer, Tablet, and
Resume Instruction: Stop in, or call to
make an appointment for one hour of
personalized instruction that addresses
your questions and concerns. No computer?
No problem! We have computers
available for instructional use. Registration
Saturday Afternoon Movies: Feature
movie titles, varying in length, at 1 p.m.:
January 4, Mechanic Resurrection; January
18, The Professor and the Madman;
and January 25, Creed II.
Some programs require advance registration,
which can be done in person or
by phone. All programs are free.
The Riverdale Choral Society
invites singers of all levels to join
them for the Spring 2020 season.
Open rehearsals will be held on two
Wednesdays, January 8 and January
15, at 7:30 p.m. They welcome all
voice ranges: soprano, alto, tenor,
and bass. Music director John Lettieri
Singers who join the choral society
will be preparing for a concert
on Sunday, May 17, at which they
will perform Mass in A Flat Major
by Franz Schubert. The concert
will take place at Christ Church
Riverdale and will offer the audience
an opportunity to hear beautiful
If you love singing and can read
music (you don’t have to be able to
sight read if you have a good musical
ear), consider joining them. Rehearsals
will be held every Wednesday
from 7:30 to 9:45 p.m. at Christ
Church Riverdale, 252nd Street and
Henry Hudson Parkway East, where
there is street parking available and
easy access to public transportation.
For more information visit www.
riverdalechoral.org or call (718) 543-