Events

Garden Highlights Walk

When: August 20, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)

Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.

Bronx Fiction Writers

When: August 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

The Bronx Writers Center presents this exciting new gathering of crime and noir writers to the fantastic Poe Park Visitor Center adjacent to the Poe Cottage, where the American master wrote the classic short story “The Cask of Amontillado”. This casual writers meeting will meet every third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever-reinventing genres of fiction. Hosted by Bronx Writers

NYRR Open Run: Soundview Park

When: August 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park)

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

When: August 20, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Where: East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park)

Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC. All runs are directed by volunteers and are free to all participants. The finish line is open until the last person is done. The courses vary based on the park, but the courses are between 2.5 and 3 miles long. Participants are encouraged to arrive 15

Paper Arts and Crafts

When: August 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Where: Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)

Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself Monthly Paper Arts and Crafts Projects July: Paper Beads Bracelet August: Paper Picture Frame September: Cardboard Collage Art

Gallery Tour

When: August 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the summer exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. An exuberant counterpoint to Wave Hill’s lush summer gardens, Flora Fantastica! shows the work of four artists who share an interest in using pattern derived from cultural and botanical sources to create fantastic hybrid forms. Nancy Blum, Amy Cheng and Elisabeth Condon each has an entire room for their paintings. Jill Parisi creates an installation

Family Day

When: August 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Green Patch on Walton

Join Green Patch on Walton for their first-ever Family Day! Come enjoy food, games (twister, limbo, balloon animals,), and more fun activities for the whole family.

Illustrated Curatorial Talk: Floral Inspiration

When: August 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

This presentation looks at the flowers of Glenview, the 1877 historic house at the Hudson River Museum. Hudson River Museum Curatorial Chair Laura Vookles discusses how floral decoration was used for every aspect of the Victorian house, from wallpaper and woodwork to stenciling and all varieties of its interior design. Jennifer McGregor , Wave Hill’s Senior Curator, discusses how the artists in Flora Fantastica! , the summer show in Wave

Family Garden Walk

When: August 5, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)

Visit favorite, family-friendly locations in the gardens on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Children ages six and older are welcome with an adult. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

Gallery Tour

When: August 1, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)

Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the summer exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery. An exuberant counterpoint to Wave Hill’s lush summer gardens, Flora Fantastica! shows the work of four artists who share an interest in using pattern derived from cultural and botanical sources to create fantastic hybrid forms. Nancy Blum, Amy Cheng and Elisabeth Condon each has an entire room for their paintings. Jill Parisi creates an installation

Mental Health First Aid Certification Workshop

When: July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)

Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. Like CPR, Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a person in crisis and connect the person with help. This is a two-day workshop, participants must attend both sessions to receive a certificate. Sessions are four hours each

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