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This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MARCH 21    FAMILY ART PROJECT: OH, MY! ORCHID PRINTS Observe the unusual shapes of the enchanting orchid flower. Working with large pieces of construction paper, simple templates and contrasting backgrounds, we’ll make simple, bold and brushy orchid-inspired prints that are easy for all! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Orchid Day event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM SUN, MARCH 22    FAMILY ART PROJECT: OH, MY! ORCHID

Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

Now this is the place to bee! Buzz on over to Wave Hill for Honey Weekend, an annual celebration of our beloved honey bees and the sweet fruits of their labors. This year, Honey Weekend offers a candlemaking workshop, a buzzy Family Art Project, honey-extraction demonstrations, an information station all about hives and honey and, in The Shop at Wave Hill, in-store tastings of local, artisanal honey and gourmet honey

Fall at Wave Hill

Fall Family Fun at Wave Hill Bronx, NY, August 29, 2014—Autumn at Wave Hill offers a bounty of adventurous activities for the whole family! Little ones will delight in experiencing the richness of the changing season, whether they prefer outdoor expeditions or artistic exploration. Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the fall, visitors explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations at the Family Art Project. On the second Sunday in September,

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, AUGUST 9    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SPRAY A GARDEN Paint the colors of summer into a garden made without brushes. Combine mists of watercolor with blossoms fashioned from color-soaked coffee filters to make a blooming vision. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, AUGUST 10    SUMMER BIRDING Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through

Giveaway: Mommy and Baby Yoga at Wave Hill

Designed for mothers, fathers or caregivers and babies eight weeks old to crawling, this yoga class brings families together for a gentle exercise session in a beautiful garden setting. Stretch, breathe and bond with your child while meeting other parents. Led by certified instructors from Yoga for Bliss. Mats provided, but please bring a soft blanket for your baby. Sessions are held Wednesdays in July. JUL 16 10:00AM-11:00AM JUL 23 10:00AM-11:00AM JUL 30

Stories in the Garden: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Thursday, Jul 17 – 2:00PM On the Grounds   Each week, Wave Hill educators share some of their favorite nature stories. These stories—classics and more—will come to life through interactive readings, sing-alongs and puppets. Programs are held outdoors in good weather; in inclement weather we will meet in Wave Hill House. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions. As any gardener will tell you, what you sow is not

Mother's Day Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 10    FAMILY ART PROJECT: SACHETS AND FLORAL FANTASY FOR MOM Honor Mom with paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts. Join us to make a fragrant sachet filled with lavender, tied with ribbon and bows and decorated with buds. Visiting artist Lina Puerta will help us create unique jewelry out of paper beads, found objects and other materials found in nature. Free and admission to the grounds is

Upcoming Events at Wave Hill

SAT, APRIL 12    FAMILY ART PROJECT: DRAWING ON NATURE Use materials like sticks and wax to sketch nature in an innovative way. Visiting artist and current Glyndor Gallery exhibitor Linda Stillmandemonstrates an easy staining technique to add touches of color to our sketches, using dirt and flowers. Watch all the pieces come together as we combine individual projects to make an outdoor, group installation. Free, and admission to the grounds is

This Week at Wave Hill

SAT, MARCH 29    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GARDEN DESIGNS Visit the various garden areas of Wave Hill and consider which one might be your ideal garden to take home. Then, use textured paper and flower images to create a garden design to your own specifications. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, MARCH 30    FAMILY ART PROJECT: GARDEN DESIGNS Visit the various garden areas of Wave Hill and consider which one might

Giveaway: Family Concert at Wave Hill

Wave Hill is delighted to offer four free tickets to the upcoming performance by Sonic Escape at Wave Hill, Sunday afternoon, February 2.  Leave Dad at home watching the Superbowl, poor guy, and make a full day of it with a free Family Art Project in the morning and light lunch in The Café before the performance at 2pm. For your chance to win, click here. The winner will be selected Wednesday, January 29.

This weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 12    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUILDINGS ON THE LAND With the Family Art Project back in its original home in Wave Hill House, consider the varied structures at Wave Hill. Then create your own homey structure using clay, cardboard and natural and recycled materials. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM             SUN, OCTOBER 13    BIRDING WALK Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his