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Earth Day Fun in Woodlawn

When: April 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Join the Woodlawn Cemetery for a FREE EVENT to celebrate our designation as an Arboretum. Chainsaw artist carves a tree trunk, tree climbing, Arbor Sonic tree x-rays, scavenger hunt, arts and crafts, pruning and maintenance workshop, and much more! Something for everyone; children and adults. Complimentary lunch. Where: Woodlawn Cemetery, 517 East 233rd Street More info:

Woodlawn Spring Festival

When: June 4, 2016 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Saturday, June 4th 1:00pm-6:00pm Woodlawn Spring Festival Katonah Ave. between 234th and 240th St.   Come to the North Bronx for a day of rides, games, food, and art activities. Stop by the Bronx Children’s Museum table to create a Bronx River animal puppet.

Silent Disco at Woodlawn Cemetery

Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco, powered by Quiet Events, is coming to the Bronx! For one night only, the historic Woodlawn Cemetery will be transformed into an idyllic open-air dance floor. Practice your moves at a salsa lesson and then dance the evening away as our DJs deliver great dance tracks, including disco, salsa, blues, and swing, straight to your headphones. And it’s all free.   Headphones are also free, but you’ll

Latin & Hispanic Heritage self-guided tours at Woodlawn Cemetary

Explore the Latin American and Hispanic legacies of The Woodlawn Cemetery with self-guided tour maps. Explore the Latin American and Hispanic legacies of The Woodlawn Cemetery with FREE self-guided tour maps, available at the Webster Avenue administration building as well as at the Jerome and Webster Avenue security booths. Among those at rest in the 400-acre burial ground of The Woodlawn Cemetery are many individuals who took great pride in


Wednesday, June 11, 2014 7 P.M. — 8:30 P.M. Gates open at 6 P.M. Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, photo by Frank Stewart To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the historic site and honor those in Woodlawn’s care, on June 11, 2014, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis will perform live and en plein aire at the cemetery. This concert is free to the public, and Woodlawn

Halloween at Woodlawn Cemetery

Twilight Halloween Tours Event Description: Participants will embark on a classic twilight tour, led by Cemetery and Conservancy staff and docents, to explore the unsolved mysteries and untimely endings of some of Woodlawn’s most infamous residents.  Hear the tales of the Lindenburgh kidnapping and the tragic sinking of the Titanic; and visit the final resting place of Olive Thomas Pickford, once the “Most Beautiful Girl in the World” and now

Special Tour of Woodlawn Cemetary's Jazz Corner

On Sunday April 28, Woodlawn Cemetery will welcome jazz lovers to a celebration of the lives of the jazz greats—Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Jean Baptiste “Illinois” Jacquet, and Celia Cruz, among many others—who are at rest at Woodlawn. Visitors will be taken on a special trolley tour of Woodlawn’s famed “Jazz Corner” led by prominent members of the New York Jazz community, such as Ray Carmen, President of the Duke

Fall 2012 Programs at Woodlawn Cemetery

There’s no need to go to New England to see the vibrant reds, oranges and yellows of autumn.  Woodlawn Cemetery—only a short subway ride away—offers stunning views of fall foliage and a variety of fun public programs, ranging from an edible mushroom hunt to special Halloween tours.  Scenic, serene, and easily accessible off both the 4 train and the Metro North Railroad Harlem Line, Woodlawn is one of New York’s best

Black History Month - Woodlawn Cemetery Hosts Talk about Harlem Renaissance‏

On February 26 in celebration of Black History Month, author A’Lelia Bundles will speak at Woodlawn Cemetery about her forthcoming book Joy Goddess: A’Lelia Walker and the Harlem Renaissance. A’Lelia Walker, the daughter of the first African American millionaire Madam C.J. Walker, hosted some of the most memorable soirees of the Harlem Renaissance at her salon, The Dark Tower.  There she welcomed Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, CVV, Florence Mills, Bert Williams,


OCTOBER 29, 30 and 31, 2011 Creep Through One of the Nation’s Oldest Cemeteries and the Final Resting Place of Notorious New Yorkers WHAT: Spooky Halloween Tours at Woodlawn This year, the spookiest annual Halloween event in NYC is getting a dramatic makeover. On October 29, 30 and 31, an early evening walk through Woodlawn Cemetery comes ALIVE with real-life interpretations of NYC legends and lore, surreal tales of unsolved mysteries and murders,

FREE: Children's Scavenger Hunt at Woodlawn Cemetery

Families are invited to Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx on October 16 to celebrate the 147-year-old Cemetery’s National Historic Landmark designation.  The Cemetery is hosting a free, scavenger hunt for 7 to 12-year-olds at 2:00pm to introduce kids to important figures in American history, as well as the art, architecture, and natural features at Woodlawn.  Kids will search for the grave of the author of Yankee Doodle Dandy, George M. Cohan;

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