Event Series Trail Work Wednesdays

Trail Work Wednesdays

Garden & Compost Site Enter the Park at Broadway and Mosholu, Bronx, NY

Miles of trails traverse the natural areas of Van Cortlandt Park, and they are in need of regular maintenance. Volunteers will assist staff on maintenance of the cross country course...

VCPA Volunteer Spring Mingling

Volunteer interest and appreciation event with food, drinks, and fun times! Want to learn about why you should volunteer in Van Cortlandt Park? Do you wonder what our volunteer projects entail? Come and meet some of our volunteers to hear about their experiences. Meet our staff and learn about all of the fun volunteer events...

Event Series Forest Fridays

Forest Fridays

August 25th event has been canceled due to rainy weather. Help preserve the beautiful 640 acres of urban woodland in Van Cortlandt Park through our Forest Fridays initiative! As part of the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance, community members can actively participate in maintaining the health of the Bronx's forested landscape. Join us every Friday to...

Event Series Super Seedlings!

Super Seedlings!

Please Note: 4/29 has been canceled due to the weather forecast. Please Note: New Time is 10am to 12pm. Accompanied by a guardian, young adventurers will experience nature in their...

Barefoot Dancing with Bahar Music and Dance Ensemble

Kick off your shoes and dance on the lawn of the Van Cortlandt House Museum. Enjoy an afternoon of Middle Eastern and Mediterranean sounds and moves with Bahar Music and Dance Ensemble, featuring Julia Kulakova (Dance, Instruction), Avram Pengas (Guitar), Seido Salifoski (Dumbek) and Ismail Lumanovski (Clarinet). This cultural enrichment event is fun for the...

NY Philharmonic Concert in VCP

THE PHIL IS BACK!!! And, as always, it is FREE for all to enjoy. Pack a picnic, BYOB (bring your own blanket), and get ready for a lovely evening on the Parade Ground. 

Event Series Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Water Chestnut Wednesdays

Note: Due to Air Quality Health Advisory the June 7 session has been canceled. Join the Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for Water Chestnut Wednesdays as we work together to maintain the health of Hester and Piero's Mill Pond. Water chestnuts are an invasive aquatic species that, if left unchecked, can disrupt the local ecosystem. Throughout...

Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Bronx Arts Ensemble invite you to an evening celebration of Juneteenth. The program will begin on the back deck of the Van Cortlandt Golf House with performances, including music and spoken word. Then join us for a procession with drums to the Enslaved African Burial Ground for a libation ceremony,...

Event Series Starlight Cinema

Starlight Cinema

Van Cortlandt Park Alliance and Horace Mann School Present: Starlight Cinema: Outer Space!  Sponsored by Horace Mann School & Optimum Tuesday Nights • FREE! Van Cortlandt Park Parade Ground • 8:30’ish • Movies Begin at Last Light • 7 pm • Music of 1956, 1999, 1977, 2014 • 7:30 pm • Movie-themed Crafts July 11:...

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