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Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

Scavengers & Decomposers Weekend

October 19, 2019 @ 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.

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Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Because winter is a time of rest for many beings, having…

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