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Gingerbread Adventure at the NYBG

In the hands-on Gingerbread Adventures program at The New York Botanical Garden, children can learn about the different plant parts used in creating the favorite holiday snack, gingerbread. From November 23, 2008, through January 11, 2009, in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden, youngsters will be amazed to discover that cinnamon comes from the bark of a tree, ginger is derived from an underground stem, and more. They’ll have an opportunity to grind and examine gingerbread ingredients under a microscope and develop a field notebook about their visit. Read more…
Bronx Times Reporter

Stories of Survival

The Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos, the contemporary art center of the Bronx Council on the Arts, presents Evolving: Stories of Survival and Resistance, an exhibition of works by some of the 2007 and 2008 recipients of Longwood’s Digital Matrix Commissions Program. Read more…
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Parkchester Chorus presents holiday music from classical to modern

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, puts visitors inside the boots of a paleontologist when it presents its newest exhibition, Digging for Dinosaurs, opening on Sat., Dec. 13, and on view through Sun., July 26, 2009. Digging for Dinosaurs is the Bruce Museum’s latest interactive exhibition as it explores where to look for dinosaurs, how to uncover their fossil remains, and what the fossils reveal about these “terrible lizards”. The show examines various types of fossilized dinosaur remains, such as a petrified sauropod leg bone and fossilized footprints from the Connecticut River Valley, fossilized dinosaur teeth and egg shells, and a cast of a juvenile Camarasuraus that covers an entire wall. Read more…
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WCS designated key supporter of gorillas

The Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) is designated as a key supporter of the world-wide Year of the Gorilla campaign, which was launched here today at the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (UNEP/CMS). Read more…
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