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The Peace Fountain & Children’s Sculpture Garden

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May 8 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2021

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Avenue at West 112th Street Upper West Side
New York, New York

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

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. Depictions of a giant crab, nine giraffes, a double helix, Albert Einstein  the sun and satan represent the eternal conflict between good and evil.

Also look for peacocks roaming around the lovely grands of the grand Cathedral. Note the grounds are currently closed to the public most weekdays for outdoor classrooms.

Built in 1892, this active Episcopal church, the largest Cathedral in the world and open for visitors with timed tickets ($5 donation) Monday-Friday 9:30 am–3 pm and Saturday–Sunday 9:30 am-5 pm. Timed tickets strongly encouraged.

Pick up at cappuccino, croissants & Eastern European treats at the funky Hungarian Pastry Shop across the street.

Reclining Liberty

Touch, climb and sit atop a 25-foot-long sculpture of a lounging Statue of Liberty, inspired by the giant reclining Buddhas found in Asia. An oxidized copper-like patina mimics the real Lady Liberty. On a grassy field just up from Morningside Park’s entrance.

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The Peace Fountain & Children’s Sculpture Garden

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. Depictions of a giant crab, nine giraffes, a double helix, Albert Einstein  the sun and satan represent the eternal conflict between good and evil.

Also look for peacocks roaming…

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Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates! Flor Bromley

plus enjoy arts & crafts, and neighborhood fun.

KJin Riverside Park Conservatory for live music grab-and-go arts and crafts kits, and neighborhood fun. This week Flor Bromley leads a bilingual Latin music party

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