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...

Party in the Park with the Bronx Arts Ensemble Woodwind Quintet

Join the Bronx Arts Ensemble String Quartet as they perform exciting new works and old favorites that have gained popularity through TikTok and other social media platforms. This concert marks the beginning of the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s 52nd season, which focuses on the human condition. Bring a lawn chair and snacks and enjoy compositions ranging...

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...

Event Series Youth Run Farm Stand

Youth Run Farm Stand

We are very excited to bring our Youth Run Farmstand featuring fresh local produce at affordable prices back! Wednesdays 2-7pm from July 12 to October 25 Train Park (Gale Place and Orloff Avenue) We accept WIC, FMNP Checks, EBT, Snap, Fresh Connect Checks, Cash and Credit/Debit.

Woodlawn Forest Restoration

Join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance (VCPA) for a rewarding morning of community and nature as we work together to restore the beautiful Woodlawn section of Van Cortlandt Park! We will...

Volunteer with Wicked in VCP!

Celebrate Wicked’s 20th Anniversary with a massive volunteer event! Join fans of Wicked at park cleanup events across the city, where you’ll have the chance to volunteer alongside members of...

Stephanie Ehrlich’s Big Bowl of Soul!

Wait – is it THAT Stephanie Ehrlich? Yes! Van Cortlandt Park Alliance’s Executive Director moonlights as a singer. Join Stephanie and her retro-band, Big Bowl of Soul, for a funky ride back to the 60s. Bring a picnic and a blanket to enjoy the afternoon on Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn. Feeling tipsy? Make a...

Music in the Digital Age

New Date: Saturday, August 19! Join the Bronx Arts Ensemble String Quartet as they perform exciting new works and old favorites that have gained popularity through TikTok and other social media platforms. This concert marks the beginning of the Bronx Arts Ensemble’s 52nd season, which focuses on the human condition. Bring a lawn chair and...

Event Series Wetland Wednesdays

Wetland Wednesdays

Join us for an immersive, hands-on experience in nature conservation in our wetlands. We'll primarily focus on eradicating invasive plant species that threaten the health and diversity of our native...

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