EVERY WEDNESDAY: Wild Wednesday

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Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

EVERY WEDNESDAY: Wild Wednesday

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You don’t need to leave the city to experience the natural world.

During this weekly drop-in program kids and their caregivers will have the chance to look closely at a leaf, watch a butterfly fly, or hold a wriggly worm in the palm of your hand. Each month focuses on a different topic, with fun activities each week. The months culminate with a Creature Feature activity showcasing a live High Line critter.

This month, explore the life-cycle of plants every Wednesday in July, with fun interactive activities to show how plant structures help them survive and thrive.

JULY 3: Roots
Discover the intricate hidden system that absorbs water and nutrients to feed plants.

JULY 10: Stems
Learn how these seemingly simple structures transport water and nutrients within plants.

JULY 17: Leaves
Unravel the magic of photosynthesis or how plants make food. It begins in the leaves!

JULY 24: Flowers
Fragrant and colorful, flowers are diverse and beautiful. Learn why they’re so important.

JULY 31: Creature Feature
Join Brooklyn Grange Rooftop Farm and local NYC beekeepers for High Line Honey Day, and find out how bees use flower power. Taste local honey, make your own busy bees, and check out live beehives in action.

At each Wild Wednesday, young builders can create one-of-a-kind vehicles, forts, structures, and machines with the High Line Children’s Workyard Kit, a crate of kid-friendly planks, nuts, bolts, and other custom materials by industrial designer Cas Holman.

LOCATION
14th Street Passage
On the High Line at West 14th Street

Wild Wednesday takes place rain or shine, but may be cancelled in the event of severe weather. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates on Wednesdays by 12:00 PM.

This High Line Program is free and open to kids ages four and up accompanied by caregivers. No RSVP required.

Pick up kid-friendly snacks to inspire creativity and learning. On the High Line between West 15th and West 16th Streets you will find tacos, gelato, ice pops, and more seasonal treats from our food vendors. Learn more.

SUPPORT
MetLife Foundation is a Supporting Sponsor of High Line Kids.

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