First Friday Music + Trolley
Friday, July 3, 5:30–8:30
Join us for The Night Owls, an instrumental piano trio in the tradition of Vince Guaraldi (“Peanuts”), Ramsey Lewis (“The In Crowd”), and Horace Silver. From TV theme songs to New Orleans grooves, West Coast jazz to ‘70s pop, The Night Owls will satisfy both the most discerning listeners as well as people who just want to have fun.
Enjoy the music from 6 to 8 p.m., explore the museum, stroll the garden; light refreshments available. The trolley makes an hourly loop starting at 5:25 p.m. from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island.
Registration requested. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors and students; members free
BPMM Adventures: Summer Sessions
Session I, July 13–July 17
Session II, July 20–July 24
Session III, July 27–July 31
Why spend those summer days indoors at your house when you could spend them outdoors at ours ?
Children entering grades 1 through 6 are invited to spend a week at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. having fun and learning about gardening, sustainability, and local history.
This unique program mixes core activities in the organic children’s garden with exploration of the 19th-century mansion, the Northeast Woodlands wigwam, and family life in both. Kids will also enjoy engaging crafts, wildlife investigations, creative cooking, nature hikes, and more.
Cost $195 per session; members $170 per session; Scholarships available
Registration and prepayment required.
Session I (July 13–July 17): July 1
Session II (July 20–July 24): July 8
Session III (July 27–July 31): July 15
Shutter Shop on Shore Road
Volunteer Restoration Workshop
Monday, Aug 3–Friday, August 7, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
The ca. 1840 Greek Revival Bartow mansion features interior window shutters that help protect from summer's sun and winter's chill. Over the last four summers, volunteers have helped restored these important features of the house. This summer, we will complete the project working on shutters from the last two rooms.
Participants in the workshop will learn how to safely remove lead paint, prepare and paint wood surfaces, make repairs, and more under the guidance of preservation/restoration specialists.
The workshop offered in partnership with Historic House Trust of NYC and Adventures in Preservation. Lunch is provided with tours of the mansion and speakers.
Participants must be 18 or over. Registration required. Please call 718.885.1461 or email email@example.com for more information.
Cost $295 (covers snacks, lunch, and insurance)
First Friday! Music + Bronx Trolley
Friday, August 7, 5:30–8:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Bronx Music Heritage Center, BPMM presents the Latin jazz sounds of the Ray Martinez Legacy. Known for his melodic and percussive style, Mr. Martinez is considered one of the most gifted and prominent bassist/arranger in the contemporary Latin and Salsa music scenes.
Enjoy the music from 6 to 8 p.m., explore the museum, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. The trolley makes a continuous hourly loop from the #6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island starting at 5:25 p.m.
Registration requested. Cost $10 adults, $8 seniors & students; members free