This Weekend at Wave Hill

 

Photo: Joshua Bright

SAT, NOVEMBER 15    BIRDING BOOTCAMP
Can you tell a catbird from a cowbird? New and experienced birders are invited to join expert birder, naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow to discover the many groups of birds that call NYC their home. Through images and a short lecture, Gabriel shares proven techniques to simplify bird identification using visual and audible clues. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. $18/$10 Wave Hill Member. Registration required, online at www.wavehill.org or onsite at the Perkins Visitor Center. For more information please call 718.549.3200 x251.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 9:30AM‒1:30PM

 

 

SAT, NOVEMBER 15    FAMILY ART PROJECT: DANCES WITH LEAVES
Fashion a festive crown from fall leaves and leaf rubbings, toss leaves in the wind and walk through leaf piles. Make artful arrangements of leaves on the lawn and explore the bright colors of fall in leaf prints to carry home. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM–1PM

 

SUN, NOVEMBER 16    FAMILY ART PROJECT: DANCES WITH LEAVES
Fashion a festive crown from fall leaves and leaf rubbings, toss leaves in the wind and walk through leaf piles. Make artful arrangements of leaves on the lawn and explore the bright colors of fall in leaf prints to carry home. Free with admission to the grounds.
WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM–1PM

 

MON, NOVEMBER 17

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: 9AM–4:30PM. Closes 5:30PM, March 15–October 31.

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 at http://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 atwww.wavehill.org/visit/.

 

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

 

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