Wave Hill Events August 31–September 7

FRI, AUGUST 31   YOGA TOGETHER

Jumping frog, twisty owl, downward dog, oh my! Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax the body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Lisa Ferraro, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Incorporate breathing and relaxation techniques into a dynamic and playful experience that you and your child can enjoy together. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring a mat if possible. Recommended for ages 2–5. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Call 718.549.3200 x245 by 8AM on the day of the class for weather updates. Session fee: $15 Member/$23 Non-member. Session fee includes one adult and one child. Registration opens onsite at 9:30AM.

ON THE GROUNDS, 10‒11AM

 

SAT, SEPTEMBER 1   FAMILY ART PROJECT—FREDERIC’S VISTA

Frederic’s Vista/La perspectiva del famoso Federic

Following the inspiration of the famous Hudson River Valley painter Frederic Church, visit the great outdoors to sketch your favorite Wave Hill vista. Then, using watercolors and brushes, transform your sketch into a painting to remind you of fresh-air views. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, SEPTEMBER 2   FAMILY ART PROJECT—FREDERIC’S VISTA

Frederic’s Vista/La perspectiva del famoso Federic

Following the inspiration of the famous Hudson River Valley painter Frederic Church, visit the great outdoors to sketch your favorite Wave Hill vista. Then, using watercolors and brushes, transform your sketch into a painting to remind you of fresh- air views. Free with admission to the grounds.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM‒1PM

 

MON, SEPTEMBER 3    LABOR DAY—WAVE HILL IS OPEN

Wave Hill is open

9AM‒5:30PM

 

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A 28-acre public garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River  and Palisades, Wave Hill’s mission is to celebrate the artistry and legacy of its gardens and landscape, to preserve its magnificent views, and to explore human connections to the natural world through programs in horticulture, education and the arts.

 

HOURS  Open all year, Tuesday through Sunday and many major holidays: 9AM—4:30PM. Closes 5:30PM, March 15—October 31.

ADMISSION  $8 adults, $4 students and seniors 65+, $2 children 6—18. Free Saturday mornings until noon. Free until noon September Tuesdays.  Free to Wave Hill Members and children under 6.

 

PROGRAM FEES  Program s are free with admission to the grounds unless otherwise noted.

 

Visitors to Wave Hill can take advantage of Metro-North’s one-day getaway offer. Purchase a discount round-trip rail far and discount admission to the gardens. More at http://mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_wavehill.htm

 

DIRECTIONS – Getting here is easy! Located only 3o minutes from midtown Manhattan, Wave Hill’s free shuttle van transports you to and from our front gate and Metro-North’s Riverdale station, as well as the 242nd Street stop on the #1 subway line. Limited onsite parking is available for $8 per vehicle. Free offsite parking is available nearby with continuous, complimentary shuttle service to and from the offsite lot and our front gate. Complete directions and shuttle bus schedule atwww.wavehill.org/visit/.

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org.

 

 

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