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Events

  • New York Pizza Festival
    Address
    Crescent Ave
    Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 10/05/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 10/06/2019 5:00 pm

    Returning for its second year, the annual New York Pizza Festival, hosted by The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) and the Pizza Academy Foundation, will take place on Crescent Avenue in the historic Little Italy of The Bronx on October 5th and 6th, 2019. Over 25 participating pizzaioli will feature different styles of pizza from some of the best pizzerias all over the country including the five boroughs of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, Denver and more, as well as Italy. While entry to the New York Pizza Festival is free, tickets for individual slices and alcohol are required and are now available for purchase on the official website HERE. The festival benefits the local New York non-profit, Slice Out Hunger.

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  • Ferragosto 2019
    Address
    2396 Arthur Avenue
    The Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 09/08/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 09/08/2019 6:00 pm

    The Belmont BID is set to host its annual FERRAGOSTO festival that draws thousands of visitors from the tri-state area and beyond to the intersection of all-things-Italian at world-famous Arthur Avenue and East 187th Street on Sunday, September 8, 2019! For over 20 years, the merchants of Bronx Little Italy have banded together to keep this lively Italian tradition alive by engaging visitors in Italian culture, traditions, music, and of course, the greatest Italian food and drinks! For more information please visit the Ferragosto website.

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  • ACF Fiorentina Pep Rally
    Address
    Arthur Avenue Retail Market
    Arthur Avenue, The Bronx
    Time
    Starts: 07/21/2019 12:30 pm / Ends: 07/21/2019 2:00 pm

    On Sunday, July 21st at 12:30pm the Belmont BID is set to host a “Pep Rally” at the Arthur Ave Retail Market welcoming ACF Fiorentina and new proud owner Rocco Commisso, in advance of their final USA International Champions Cup game at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ on 7/24. The visit is also a homecoming for Rocco, who grew up in the Bronx after emigrating from Calabria. The ACF team will present a signed soccer ball to Mario’s Restaurant to celebrate their 100th Anniversary, hand out ACF swag for their upcoming game, and greet fans. We hope you can join us, FORZA VIOLA!

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  • Summer Reading Block Party
    Address
    610 East 186th Street
    The Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 06/15/2019 11:00 am / Ends: 06/15/2019 3:00 pm

    Join the Belmont Library for their Summer Reading Block Party! On Saturday, June 15th from 11am – 3pm there will be fun games and crafts to participate in and snacks and prizes to enjoy! There will also be a special performance by Annette Lipson called Terrestrial Tina’s Tales:Through Space and Beyond! For more information please call the Belmont Library at 718-933-6410. 610 E 186th St Bronx, NY 10458.

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  • Picture A Healthier You!
    Address
    Crescent Ave
    Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 06/02/2019 10:00 am / Ends: 06/02/2019 2:00 pm

    We’re so excited to partner with SBH Health System for this free street fair with healthy activities! Join us to learn about living a healthy lifestyle, and participate in free health screenings. There will also be special events for seniors! Thank you to Council Member Ritchie Torres, NYC DOT, and of course SBH Health Systems for making this event possible.

    Sunday, June 2, 2019 10am-2pm Crescent Ave at Arthur Ave.

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  • May at the Belmont Library
    Address
    610 East 186th Street
    The Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 05/01/2019 12:00 am / Ends: 05/31/2019 7:00 pm

    For Adults:

    We had a such a successful Mental Health Certification training in April that we are hosting another training on Friday, May 31st 10am-6pm. Registration required. We are also having a 2 workshop series on How to Start Your Own Business. The first one on May15th and the second on May 29th from 2pm-4pm. Lastly for adult english learners we have our English Conversation Class every Wednesday from 12pm-2pm.

    For Teens ages 12-18:

    The first ever ANTI-PROM in the Bronx will be held at the Belmont Library Friday, May 10 6pm-9pm. Only teens ages 12 to 18 will be permitted and they must show a valid ID (Student ID, Report card, IDNYC). Bags will be checked upon entry and doors close at 8pm.

    For Children:

    Literacy Inc. Storytime for caregivers and children happens every last Tuesday of the month at 4pm. See our calendar for daily children’s events.

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  • Spring Concert
    Address
    627 East 187th Street
    The Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 05/05/2019 5:00 pm / Ends: 05/05/2019 7:00 pm

    The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus will host its Spring Concert on Sunday, May 5th, 2019 at 5pm at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Featured are the Schiller Institute NYC Chorus and Orchestra along with Marsha Thompson, ZiWen Xiang, Costas Tsourakis, Linda Childs, Everett Suttle, and Stephen Rapp. For more information, special discount codes, and senior and group rates call 347-657-3704. Ticket prices are $20, $40, and $100 and can be purchased on Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/mozart-vespers.

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  • April at the Belmont Library
    Address
    610 East 186th Street
    The Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 04/01/2019 12:00 pm / Ends: 04/30/2019 6:00 pm

    For children we are having a special performer come into the Library on Wednesday, April 17th from 3:30-4:30pm for our Jungle Explorers show. As well as a Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20th starting at 1pm. For teens we have a new Tech Club that runs every Tuesday at 4pm. And lastly for adults we are hosting, in conjunction with ThriveNYC, a Mental Health First Aid workshop on Friday, April 19th from 10am-6pm.

    For more information contact the Belmont Library at (718) 933-6410.

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  • Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church Annual St. Joseph Pasta Social
    Address
    627 East 187th Street
    Bronx, NY
    Time
    Starts: 03/24/2019 2:00 pm / Ends: 03/24/2019 6:00 pm

    Join us for a day of pasta, music, dancing, and raffles at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church! The menu consists of your favorite Italian pasta dishes and a day of fun. Get your tickets at the Parish Office at 2380 Belmont Avenue. Adult tickets are $20, seniors (62+) $18, youth (6-16) $10, and children (5 and under) free. Hope to see you there!

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  • Tree Lighting Ceremony
    Address
    Ciccarone Park
    Hughes Avenue, Bronx
    Time
    Starts: 12/01/2018 4:00 pm / Ends: 12/01/2018 6:00 pm

    Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, December 1st from 4-6pm at Ciccarone Park! Celebrate the holidays with us and listen to holiday music as you enjoy Italian cookies and hot chocolate. Santa will also be stopping by! Our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is sponsored by Artuso Pastry Shop, Cerini Coffee & Gifts, Love Holds Life Children’s Cancer Foundation, and Madonia Bakery.

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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 580-203
Mt. Carmel Station
Bronx, NY 10458
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