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This Bronx Earth Day Event Will Have Professional Tree Climbing, Scavenger Hunt, & More

  This weekend in the Bronx there will be some pretty awesome Earth Day events (see our calendar here). And one event will allow kids to learn professional tree climbing! To celebrate their designated status of becoming an Arboretum, Woodlawn Cemetery will be hosting a fun Earth Day event on Saturday April 22nd complete with professional tree-climbling for the kids, a chainsaw artist, arts and crafts, scavenger hunt, hot dog lunch and

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

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