This Weekend at Wave Hill

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SAT, APRIL 2    FAMILY ART PROJECT: EARTH DAY ECO FAIR
In this fun fair, we’ll upcycle everyday found materials like egg cartons, bottle caps, plastic mesh, colored plastic bags and CDs, into hats, pins, flags and instruments. Create an Earth Day wish on a banner to display your passions for conservation, then parade your wearable art in a march for our beloved Planet Earth! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, APRIL 2    FAMILY ART PROJECT: EARTH DAY ECO FAIR
In this fun fair, we’ll upcycle everyday found materials like egg cartons, bottle caps, plastic mesh, colored plastic bags and CDs, into hats, pins, flags and instruments. Create an Earth Day wish on a banner to display your passions for conservation, then parade your wearable art in a march for our beloved Planet Earth! Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM

 

SUN, APRIL 3    CONCERT: BOSTON BRASS

Praised by All About Jazz for their “powerful style and grace…lightning flashes of brilliance,” the virtuosos of Boston Brass offer works by Bach, de Falla, Bernstein and Ellington. Performing together for more than a quarter-century, the group has been featured on “The Early Show” on CBS and National Public Radio’s “Performance Today,” and has performed in 49 states and 30 countries worldwide. Tickets: Adults $28/22 Wave Hill Member, Children (ages 8–18) $15/$12 Wave Hill Member. Order tickets online at wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitors Center. The performance lasts approximately one hour. For additional information, please call 718.549.3200 x251.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 2PM

MON, APRIL 4
Closed to the public.

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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: 9AM5:30PM. Closes 4:30PM, November 1–March 14.

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

 

PROGRAM FEES  Programs 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 athttp://mta.info/mnr/html/getaways/outbound_wavehill.htm

 

DIRECTIONS – Getting here is easy! Located only 30 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 at www.wavehill.org/visit<http://www.wavehill.org/visit>/.

 

Information at 718.549.3200. On the web at www.wavehill.org<http://www.wavehill.org>.

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