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The Peace Fountain & Children’s Sculpture Garden


December 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - December 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street Upper West Side
New York    + Google Map


See charming small bronze animal sculptures created by K-12 students from NYC and tri-state area around a 40-foot high bronze sculpture by Cathedral Artist-in-Residence Greg Wyatt that weaves together several representations of the conflict between good and evil. Also look for peacocks roaming around the lovely grands of the grand Cathedral.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine Peace Tree

As part of a 35-year-old tradition inspired by the 11-year-old Hiroshima victim immortalized in the book ‘Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes,’ the soaring Cathedral’s 20-foot tree is decorated with hundreds of paper cranes, an Asian symbol of harmony, longevity and reconciliation.

Camels and Kings: A Gift Giving Workshop

Hear the story surrounding the famous journey of the three wise men, celebrated around the world, then make gift boxes, costumes, and sparkling crowns Recommended for children ages 4 – 8 years old.  Also check out the stone animals in Children’s Sculpture Garden – and look for live peacocks.

Uptown GRANDSCALE Mural Project

Uptown artists transformed three blocks of fencing located adjacent to the 125th Street Metro-North station into a canvas for murals that support and uplift the community.

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Holiday Celebration with Children’s Book Authors & Illustrators

Join a free holiday celebration with storytimes, music & art-making. Hear authors and illustrators Parker Curry and Jessica Curry (Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment), Christopher Myers (My Pen), Zetta…

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Coca-Cola Winter Wonderland

The Apollo Theater and Coca-Cola hostholiday-themed activities including picture taking with Santa Claus and performances from local choirs. Stick around after for the Apollo Amateur Night Holiday Special.

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Caroling at a Senior Center in Harlem

Sing and spread holiday cheer at a nursing home. All ages and singing abilities welcome. Please wear something red, green and/or festive. Song books provided. Please arrive 10 minutes early. …

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