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Stories in the Garden: Bears and Berries

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Add to Calendar 14-08-2014 14-08-2014 15 Stories in the Garden: Bears and Berries A delightful reading adventure. Each week, a different nature-related theme will be explored with beautifully illustrated storybooks, beloved classics, and exciting new selections. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Ideal for ages 3-6 and their adult companions. This week visitors will be "Goin' on a Bear Hunt" to discover brown bears, berry-loving bears, and maybe even some teddy bears on a picnic. Feel free to bring your own teddy bear. Books this week are The Teddy Bears' Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Eric Carl and Bill Martin Jr.; and Blueberries for Sal by Robert Mccloskey. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=165132 Wave Hill true DD/MM/YYYY
August 14, 2014
2pm
Wave Hill
Bronx
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult

Description: A delightful reading adventure. Each week, a different nature-related theme will be explored with beautifully illustrated storybooks, beloved classics, and exciting new selections. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Ideal for ages 3-6 and their adult companions.

This week visitors will be "Goin' on a Bear Hunt" to discover brown bears, berry-loving bears, and maybe even some teddy bears on a picnic. Feel free to bring your own teddy bear. Books this week are The Teddy Bears' Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy; Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? by Eric Carl and Bill Martin Jr.; and Blueberries for Sal by Robert Mccloskey.

Address: West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Phone: 718-549-3200
Website: wavehill.org

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Venue Description: See natural beauty at its finest at Wave Hill, the 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill's true view lies in the park's magnificent gardens and landscapes. Horticulture and the arts programs for children, teenagers, and teachers are hosted by Wave Hill. Its grounds serve as living laboratories for science exploration. A memorable and scenic venue location, the Wave Hill House, built in 1843, is available for meetings, conferences, celebrations, and photo shoots. Wave Hill House was home to many celebrated icons, including Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain.

On weekends from 10am-1pm, the whole family can enjoy with a naturally creative Family Art Project. Wave Hill's visual arts program presents artworks in the galleries and on the grounds that engage the public in a dialogue with nature, culture, and site.

Upcoming Events at Wave Hill:

  • Family Art Project: Ephemeral Creatures - 05/02/15
  • Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasies for Mom - 05/09/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Swan and Stone Millinery - 05/09/15
  • Spring Birding - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day Brunch - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Embroidery and Fine Art - 05/10/15
  • Mother's Day in the Shop: Embroidery and Fine Art - 05/10/15
  • Family Art Project: Shield Me with a Turtle Shell - 05/16/15
  • Let's Talk Turtles - 05/17/15
  • Wave Hill Celebration Parade - 05/23/15 - 05/24/15
  • Telling Nature and Family Stories - 05/30/15 - 05/31/15
  • Family Art Project: Weather and Washes - 06/06/15 - 06/07/15
  • Family Art Project: Paper Lanterns - 06/13/15 - 06/14/15
  • Family Art Project: Paper Lanterns - 06/13/15 - 06/14/15
  • Summer Birding - 06/14/15
  • Family Nature Walk - 06/14/15
  • Family Art Project: Big Hand, Little Hand - 06/20/15 - 06/21/15
  • Family Art Project: Lavender Blooms - 06/27/15 - 06/28/15
  • Soap-Making Workshop - 06/28/15
  • Cooking With Lavender - 06/28/15