This Weekend at Wave Hill

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Wave Hill House

Join Manuel Acevedo, visiting artist and past Glyndor Gallery exhibitor, as he shows us how to make simple flip books packed with action! Watch a sun set, a flower grow or a tree lose leaves as you create a moving narrative about nature.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

 

Tai Chi Chuan


Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this hour-long class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits. Sessions are held indoors in winter.

Session fee, which includes admission to the grounds: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration offered online only, starting November 12, and includes a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits.

 

Free Community Meditation


Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Keep your New Year’s resolution and learn how to exercise your brain, just as you exercise your body. Mindfulness meditation has been proven to relieve stress, help you focus and even make you happier. Led by a member from theYoga for Bliss team, this is a beginners’ level class, but is open to all levels.

Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

 

Family Art Project: Flip through The Seasons


Wave Hill House

Join Manuel Acevedo, visiting artist and past Glyndor Gallery exhibitor, as he shows us how to make simple flip books packed with action! Watch a sun set, a flower grow or a tree lose leaves as you create a moving narrative about nature.

Free with admission to the grounds.

 

Hatha Yoga


Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Reduce stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath and mind/body/spirit. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss Director Neem Dewjiand other certified instructors, and last for an hour and a quarter. Ms. Dewji is certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga from The Yoga for Health Foundation, England, and The Integral Yoga Institute, NYC. All levels welcome. Sessions are held indoors in winter.

Session fee, which includes admission to the grounds: $25/$15 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration offered online only, starting November 12, and includes a $2 discount.  Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits.

 

Meditation


Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques, followed by guided meditations. Led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other qualified instructors. Sessions are held indoors. All levels welcome.

Session fee, which includes admission to the grounds: $20/$10 Wave Hill Member. Advance registration offered online only, starting November 12, and includes a $2 discount. Online registration closes at 8AM on the day of the session. Drop-ins will be accommodated as the limited space permits.

 

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk


Meet at Perkins Visitor Center

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.

Free with admission to the grounds.

 

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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 at www.wavehill.org/visit/.

 

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

 

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