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Wave Hill Family Art Project: Freedom Quilters of Gee Bend

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January 18, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 25, 2020

Wave Hill
West 249th Street & Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY

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Suggested Ages: All

FREE

Enjoy storytime and nature-inspired art projects in a historic house among gorgeous gardens and trees overlooking the Hudson River. Create brilliant compositions out of bountiful squares of donated fabric inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s visit to the Gee’s Bend Community in rural Alabama, during which the Freedom Quilting Bee was established. Celebrate the Dr. King’s birthday and the inspiring women quilters of Gee’s Bend.

 

Wave Hill

Explore 28-acre of gardens and woodlands with more than 4,000 varieties of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbaceous plants and dramatic views of the Hudson River.

The delicious Café has grab-and-go items, snacks and beverages amn outdoor seating on a lovely terrace. Or bing your own food to a picnic area by the art gallery.

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Bronx Zoo

 See tigers, bears, gorillas and over 650 other species of awesome animals at this 265 acres+ zoo.

* Tons of indoor and outdoor attractions – expect lots of walking but strollers welcome and the roads are scenic with pretty trees (and some bold peacocks).

* Learn about gorillas and watch them play in the mostly indoors Congo Gorilla Forest, ride on a ladybug on the Bug Carousel, pet and feed sheep, cows…

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