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Residents participate in a Family Art Day at Wave Hill. Photo by Joshua Bright.

Friday
Come see the salsa group El Gran Combo perform with La Excelencia at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts at 8 p.m. $35-$55 tickets are on sale. For more info call (718) 960-8833 or visit www.lehmancenter.org.

Celebrate Family Yoga Day at Wave Hill! Members pay $15, non-members $20. One parent/one child. Each additional child is $5. More info at http://www.wavehill.org/calendar/event_2168.html.

Award-winning writer and playwright will perform Becoming Joaquin, a play about a Latino transgendered man working to own his life, at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information and directions call (718) 842-5223 or visit www.bronxacademyofartsanddance.org.

Saturday
8 y Mas joins El Gran Combo at the Lehman Center for Performing Arts. Show at 8 p.m. $35-$55 tickets are on sale. For more info call (718) 960-8833 or visit www.lehmancenter.org.

Get crafty at Family Art Project Day: Rainbow Feathers of Clay at Wave Hill! Visit birds, draw them, and craft a colored clay relief. The event will be held at the Ecology Building from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free with admission to grounds. For more information call (718) 549-3200 ext. 305 or visit www.wavehill.org.

Learn To Ride Clinic for Adults is this Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Concrete Plant Park. Learn to ride a bike with Bike NY and the Bronx River Alliance for free! Bring your bike or reserve one for a fee. Registration is required. Visit www.bronxriver.org or call (718) 430-4665 for more info or to register.

Highway to Health Festival & Youth Forum will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PS 64. Join community members and health activists for live entertainment, Zumba, capoeira, jousting, rock climbing, unicyclist, interactive exhibits, tacos by Chipotle, cooking competitions, mini film festival, bike advocacy, health screenings, dance, yoga, gardening and more. The event is free for all generations. Visit nycyouthforum.com for more info.

Global Family Gardening: Spring Harvest Celebration will take place at the New York Botanical Garden this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Come taste, see and craft plants from around the world! More info at http://nybgeducation.com/plan_your_visit/planyourvisit_results.php?event_type=7.

Verve and Swerve sweeps the stage 8 p.m. at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. Come watch a dance celebration of pride and power. Tickets are $20. For more information and directions call (718) 842-5223 or visit www.bronxacademyofartsanddance.org.

Sunday
Woodlawn Cemetery will be hosting a “Lost at Sea Walking Tour” on June 13 at 2 p.m. The tour will feature visits to the final resting places of personalities with a connection to the sea. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and students. For more info call (718) 920-1470/1463 ext. 252.

Riverdale Riverfest 2010 is from 1 to 5 p.m. on the campus of the College of Mount Saint Vincent. Celebrate the Hudson River with music, entertainment, food, and a chance to sail the Mystic Whaler sloop and John J. Harvey fireboat! The event is free and will be on the Marillac Lawn and St. Vincent’s Point at Mount St. Vincent. Check out the event Web site at www.riverdaleriverfest.org for more details or to volunteer.

Get crafty again at Family Art Project Day: Rainbow Feathers of Clay at Wave Hill! Visit birds, draw them, and craft a colored clay relief. The event will be held at the Ecology Building from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Free with admission to grounds. For more information on events at Wave Hill call (718) 549-3200 ext. 305 or visit www.wavehill.org.

Global Family Gardening: Spring Harvest Celebration will take place at the New York Botanical Garden this Saturday and Sunday from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Come taste, see and craft plants from around the world! More info at http://nybgeducation.com/plan_your_visit/planyourvisit_results.php?event_type=7.

Isabel Lewis will perform her solo show Strange Action at the Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance. The performance is at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15. For more information and directions call (718) 842-5223 or visit www.bronxacademyofartsanddance.org.

Other Stuff:
Haven't seen “Emily Dickinson's Garden: The Poetry of Flowers Exhibit” or the Children's Poetry Garden in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden yet? Both exhibits run until June 13 at the New York Botanical Garden.

Endangered Plants Here and Around the World,” a traveling exhibit, will run until July 25, at the Ross Gallery. Throughout this period, artists will teach botanical art and illustration courses. For more information and class program schedules call (718) 817-8700.

For more information about any of these Botanical Garden events, visit http://www.nybg.org/visit/exhibitions.php.