Thursday, April 21, 2022

Third Avenue Business Improvement District - Earth Day & Car Free NYC

Your Guide South Bronx Earth Day!

Car Free Earth Day is an annual car-free event celebrating and reimagining the streets on Saturday, April 23, from 11 am to 5 pm. Car Free Earth Day takes place throughout the five boroughs – connecting over 100 Open Streets, 22 plazas, and accessing 1,000+ miles of the NYC Bike Network! Environmental programming is offered by City agencies and community organizations along the route to promote activism and education surrounding climate change, sustainability and other relevant topic
Citi Bike
Learn about bike share in NYC with the team from Citi Bike. Stop by their tent and nearby Citi Bike dock to learn more about the network and how to take out a bike.

Citizens’ Climate Lobby
Learn about respectfully engaging elected officials, community leaders and the public on the best solutions for climate change. Children are invited to make climate change postcards.

NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Learn about environmental sustainability with DEP staff and pick up a fun giveaway.

NYC DOT Safety Education
Safety Educators will lead pedestrian safety activities for children. Become a traffic safety deputy and win fun prizes.

Third Avenue Business Improvement District
The Third Avenue BID will be on hand to provide bike safety information and equipment giveaways. Bring the kids for giant street games set up on the Willis Avenue Open Street.

Mazarte Dance Company, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm
Mazarte Dance Company will present colorful, cross-cultural, family-friendly, free, and ridiculously fun dance performances and workshops.

Silver Shoes Dance Club, 11:00am, 12:00pm
Watch Silver Shoes Dance Club members perform on the plaza and join in an interactive dance workshop.

Car Free NYC // Roberto Clemente Plaza  4/23/22
Join Third Avenue BID, NYC Department of Transportation, and community partners for a day of fun and activities geared toward promoting a healthier planet and reimaging our streets and public spaces.

this event is free and open to the public

Day of Action // Alexander Avenue  4/23/22
Join Third Avenue BID and launch our Spring community clean streets program.  We dedicate two Saturdays each month to spruce, trim, mulch, paint and sweep with the community - join us!

Register: CLICK HERE

Drag Story Hour // Alexander Avenue  4/30/22
Join Third Avenue BID as we celebrate National Bookstore Day with Drag Story Hour, children's programs, and salsa in front of the Bronx's only brick and mortar bookstore, The Lit. Bar.

131 Alexander Avenue Bronx, NY
this event is free and open to the public

Overdose Prevention Training for Small Businesses,  5/3/22
Join Third Avenue BID, St. Ann's Corner of Harm Reduction, Acacia Network, Councilmember Salamanca, and Chocobar Cortes for this important, live saving training.

Register: CLICK HERE

Day of Action // Graham Triangle,  5/21/22
Grab some mulch and a paint brush! Join Third Avenue BID, the Bronx Chamber of Commerce, and community leaders for a morning of community action on Graham Triangle at 138th Street.

Register: CLICK HERE

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