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Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Wave Hill

West 249th Street & Independence Avenue Bronx
New York    + Google Map

FREE

Hooray for decay! Get your hands dirty—literally—as you explore the process of decomposition at Wave Hill. Investigate the forest floor, handle real-life scavengers and decomposers, learn about osteology, the study of bones and skeletal elements, try to reassemble a skeleton, get composting info and make wearable art inspired by decomposers.  Join a parade of walking snags to celebrate our decomposer friends.

Family Art Project: Sí Se Puede

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Listen to stories of farmers and activists Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez to learn more about the United Farm Workers Union. Use the creative ways some of today’s farmers are cultivating…

Arthur Avenue

Experience Little Italy in the Bronx with a variety of food vendors, filled-to-order cannolis and old-school atmosphere. We love the prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, eggplant parm and roasted peppers at Mike’s…

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Family Art Project: Sí Se Puede

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Listen to stories of farmers and activists Dolores Huerta and Cesar…

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New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

Immerse yourself in lush gardens and vibrant art of Brazilian legend Roberto Burle Marx, whose powerful modernist vision produced thousands of gardens and landscapes, including the famous curving mosaic walkways at Copacabana Beach in Rio and the beautiful rooftop garden at Banco Safra in São Paulo. Feel his artistic energy and love of plants during a Garden-wide exhibition of bold gardens; paintings, drawings, and textiles; and the sights and sounds of Brazil that inspired his life and work.

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