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5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
(718) 548-8200 www.riverdaley.org

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October 2018

COLUMBUS DAY PLOGGING

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October 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Join The Riverdale Y as we introduce plogging to our community! From the Swedish plocka upp, plogging is a combination of jogging while picking up litter. As a workout, it provides variation in body movements by adding bending, squatting and stretching to the main action of running. Come as a walker or runner and help beautify the neighborhood.

March 2019

Fostering Independence Workshop

Date and Time:

Thursday, March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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A Deeper Look at Our Children hosted by Milana Kagen: Why is it important for children to feel independent? What effect does it have on self esteem and confidence? What can we do at home to encourage independence? Milana Kagen has been an early childhood educator at The Ella Baker School in Manhattan for the past ten years. She holds both a bachelors and masters degree from Sarah Lawrence College where she continues to lend her expertise in the field…

Gender Equality in Early Childhood Workshop

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Thursday, March 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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earlA Deeper Look at Our Children hosted by Milana Kagen: Why do we assume that girls are calm, sweet and caring while boys are wild, mischievous and boisterous? What can we do as caregivers to raise strong and respectful people? What implications do the choices we make as parents have on gender equality? Milana Kagen has been an early childhood educator at The Ella Baker School in Manhattan for the past ten years. She holds both a bachelors and masters…

Grease

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Sunday, March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Our award-winning Riverdale Rising Stars perform the classic 1950s musical with a live orchestra!   BUY TICKETS

April 2019

Power of Play Workshop

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Thursday, April 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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A Deeper Look at Our Children hosted by Milana Kagen: While often dismissed as “just fun,” play is the vital activity that children use to learn about and interact with their world and gain the mental, physical and social skills necessary to succeed in their adult lives. We’ll look at different forms of play: self directed, adult initiated, electronic. Milana Kagen has been an early childhood educator at The Ella Baker School in Manhattan for the past ten years. She…

May 2019

James and the Giant Peach Jr.

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Sunday, May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 19, 2019

Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Culminating Performance by the Senior Center Improv Class

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Wednesday, May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Directed by Linda Kaplan Thaler - Improv Performer, Author, & Motivational speaker. All are welcome to attend.

Scholastic Book Fair

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Friday, May 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Lag B’Omer

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Thursday, May 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Bonfire, Israeli Dinner, Music, Bounce Castle, Face Painting, Kids' Activities, and S'mores.

Fostering Independence Workshop

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Thursday, May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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A Deeper Look at Our Children hosted by Milana Kagen: Why is it important for children to feel independent? What effect does it have on self-esteem and confidence? What can we do at home to encourage independence? Milana Kagen has been an early childhood educator at The Ella Baker School in Manhattan for the past ten years. She holds both a bachelors and masters degree from Sarah Lawrence College where she continues to lend her expertise in the field of…

June 2019

Realism Art Talk & Slides

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Wednesday, June 19 @ 12:45 am - 2:00 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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French Artist, Edgar Degas and American Painter, Mary Cassatt Elana Kaplan, Docent from the Met museum will explore the background, artistic style and personal relationships of these realists who drew their inspiration from the human figure and the depiction of modern life.

July 2019

Multi Media Lecture: Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner

Date and Time:

Tuesday, July 16 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Multi Media Lecture: Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner: The 2000 Year Old Man. The 2000 Year Old Man was a collaborative effort of Mel Brooks & Carl Reiner conceived in 1950 as part of their working together on Sid Caesar’s Your Show of Shows. This lecture will discuss & analyze their comic talents through the use of numerous audiovisual clips. Presented by Ira Epstein, Ph.D., Lecturer on Comedy & Music.

State Legislative Town Hall

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Tuesday, July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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  On Tuesday, July 16, come discuss community topics with State Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz. Please note, the front parking lot of the Riverdale YM-YWHA will be closed after 3:00pm. Riverdale Y members and constituents can use the back parking lot for access. You will need your Riverdale Y ID card to gain access from the back door. Check in will begin at 6:30. All constituents who plan on attending the town hall must check in at…

August 2019

Disney’s High School Musical Jr.

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Thursday, August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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The Riverdale Performing Arts Center & The Summer Stage Summer Camp are proud to bring you High School Musical Jr. This play is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. General Admission is $10 at the door. Directed: Yanniv Frank Choreography: Kelly Lavery Musical Direction: Brad Johnson

Disney’s High School Musical Jr.

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One event on August 4, 2019 at 1:00pm

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Sunday, August 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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The Riverdale Performing Arts Center & The Summer Stage Summer Camp are proud to bring you High School Musical Jr. This play is presented through special arrangement with Musical Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. General Admission is $10 at the door. Directed: Yanniv Frank Choreography: Kelly Lavery Musical Direction: Brad Johnson

September 2019

Open House 2019

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Sunday, September 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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The Riverdale Y welcomes the entire community as we kick off our Fall programs. Try sample classes, enjoy our fitness center and pool for free (with your swim caps), and take advantage of savings on Membership & Fall Programs. Fun for the entire family.  

ELI Talks

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Sunday, September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Wandering Jews – Sharing Your Journey The Riverdale YM-YWHA, through the support of the Riverdale Jewish Community Partnership (RJCP), is partnering with ELI Talks for an evening of storytelling for selected community members. Seven of the most thought-provoking, heartwarming, tragic, and bold journeys will inspire our evening of community. Join us as we showcase the fascinating and inspirational personal adventures of Albert Levi, Ann Lapin, Aviva Braun, Bernard Goldstein, Heidi Weissman, Sheila Hicks-Rotella, and Yali Szulanski. Come because it is…

November 2019

Riverdale Y Annual Broadway Gala

Date and Time:

Sunday, November 3 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Join us for a star-studded evening as Broadway actors and musicians perform Ragtime at the Riverdale Performing Arts Center. This year, we are honoring January Akselrad and Jennifer Young for the work they have done to combat bullying through their Be a Friend Project, which is an outgrowth of their signature production, It’s Easy! The Friend Strong Musical.   Actors from the following productions will be joining our presentation of Ragtime: Ain't Too Proud, Come From Away, A Bronx Tale, School of Rock, Fiddler…

SHARE: Breast Cancer Support Group

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Sunday, November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Tehillah presents Kaleidoscope

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Thursday, November 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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  WHAT: The Kaleidoscope Workshop is a narrative-arts based, interactive, video workshop that highlights the personal stories of Jews of Color, and Jews from Sephardic & Mizrachi backgrounds to help communities develop greater receptivity and sensitivity to issues of Jewish diversity. These stories were originally written in workshops with Vanessa and Kendell and performed in front of sold-out audiences at the 14th Street Y in New York City. In the next two years, Kaleidoscope Live traveled to numerous venues and…

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Sunday, November 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Buff before you Stuff

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Thursday, November 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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Email NKazi@RiverdaleY.org to RSVP.  

December 2019

SHARE: Breast Cancer Support Group

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Sunday, December 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Riverdale YM-YWHA, 5625 Arlington Ave.
Bronx, 10471
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