The Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., presents Elektra by Richard Strauss, performed by the New York Opera Forum, Sept. 12 at 2:30 p.m. For more information, call (718) 579-4244/46/57 or visit www.nypl.org.
Wave Hill, a Bronx oasis at 675 W. 252nd St. in Riverdale, offers Family Art Projects:
Palisades in Plaster, to create your own sculptural rock formation, then color, Sept. 12 and 13; both in WH House from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Grounds admission is free until noon Saturdays and Tuesdays all year. For more information and a schedule of events including tours and walks, call (718) 549-3200.
Lehman College, 250 Bedford Pk. Blvd. W., presents an Art Department Faculty Exhibit, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., through Sept. 26. On Sept. 9, there will be an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. and artist talks from 3 to 4 p.m. For more information, call (718) 960-8731.
The Bronx Library Center, 310 E. Kingsbridge Rd., presents the following events for adults (all require in-person advance registration): Computer Basics: Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.; Saving and Recovering Data: (save data to flash drives and recover data that might be lost), Sept. 16 at 2 p.m.; and Annual Job Expo: (includes workshops; 40 companies are expected), Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. For more information, call (718) 597-4244/46/57 or visit http://www.nypl.org
The Mosholu Library, 285 E. 205th St., offers for adults: Knitting Circle at 3 p.m.: Sept. 17; and Free Computer Classes: to learn email and basic computer information, Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. For more information, call (718) 882-8239.
The Jerome Park Library, 118 Eames Place (near Kingsbridge Road), offers for kids: Afternoon Arts at 4 p.m.: (ages 5 to 12), to learn about art, then create a piece, Sept. 16; and Kids Get Active Fridays at 3 p.m.: (ages 5 to 12), dance and zumba, Sept. 11. Teens/young adults can enjoy Art Club at 4:30 p.m.: to draw and paint with materials provided, Sept. 15. Adults can attend Computer Basics at noon: for beginners, Sept. 17. For more information, call (718) 549-5200.
Saturday 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance Greenway Team, Boogie Down Rides, Five Borough Bicycle Club, and the East Coast Greenway Alliance for a friendly 23- or 46-mile ride along the Bronx River Greenway, from the estuary of the Bronx River to its source at the Kensico Dam in Westchester County. This bike tour is also a chance to experience the car-free parkway event in Westchester County!
Gather at 9 a.m. at the Soundview Park field house (on Lafayette Avenue near Colgate Avenue).
The ride will break for approximately 45 minutes at the Kensico Dam Plaza. Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch on site. The shorter ride (23 miles) will be available by peeling off to the Valhalla Metro North train station.
Please bring your own bike in good working order. This tour is recommended for adult riders with some experience riding on streets with shared car traffic. Roughly two-thirds of the tour will take place on bike paths with some riding on city streets. Helmets and waivers are required. If you are planning on coming back to NYC by taking the Valhalla Metro North, please make sure to review ticket prices and the bike policy.
Saturday 12, 2015 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Poe Park Visitor Center in Poe Park 2640 Grand Concourse
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.