Thursday, May 5, 2011

Spring Festival of the Arts, May 15th on South Riverdale Avenue!

The South Riverdale Avenue Merchants Association is celebrating spring and our community with its first annual Arts Festival. 

The event, First Annual Spring Festival of the Arts, will take place on Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 11 am to 4 pm along South Riverdale Avenue from 235th Street to 238th Street and down 238th Street. 

The Day will include:
  • Art displays from Derfner Museum (at Hebrew Home), Elisa Contemporary Art, Riverdale Artists Association, local schools and Riverdale Neighborhood House
  • Live music performances by the PS 24 glee club, Jazz Trio featuring Eric Alexander on sax, Joe Farnsworth on drums, and David Croce, and Riverdale Rising Stars (others to be confirmed)
  • Readings and Story time by top Children book authors including Maryrose Wood at the Page Turner
  • Special children's activities including a clown, face painter, art projects by Melissa Bulman and Hudson River Arts Workshop and  a Scavenger Hunt
  • Pet Parade at Popcorn Pawz, Product Display at Salon Zoe, Flower Display at John's Botany Bay and More.
  • Food
  • Shopping and so much more.
We'll also have the Bronx Culture Trolley making stops to and from the festival to other local locations. Schedule available at

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