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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, SEPTEMBER 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BECOME A PALISADES PROTECTOR Learn about Theodore Roosevelt’s role in preserving the cliffs and beautiful vista of the Palisades. Connect to your inner preservationist! Consider what piece of nature you’d like to preserve for future generations to enjoy, and add your painted and collaged image to a group panorama installation. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Illustrious Residents event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN,

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

This Weekend at Wave Hill

FRI, JULY 4    INDEPENDENCE DAY Wave Hill is open.   SAT, JULY 5    FAMILY ART PROJECT: MARVELOUS MUSHROOMS Visiting artist Jan Mun shows us different kinds of mushrooms and explains how they can help the environment. Join in a group project to make an outdoor, mushroom fairy-ring and, as a special treat, get your own mushroom starter kit to watch your mushrooms grow at home. Free, and admission to the grounds is free

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, JUNE 14   FAMILY ART PROJECT: MARK TWAIN GARDEN ADVENTURE Go on a grand scavenger hunt, as Wave Hill’s illustrious resident Mark Twain did on his world comedic tour. Gather “passport” stamps from each garden area, as well as notes and images, for your own personal booklet and adventure story. Share your story with others or package it as a gift for Dad! Free, and admission to the grounds is free untilnoon. Illustrious

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 24    FAMILY ART PROJECT: WASH-AWAY PATIO Visiting artist Em Rooney invites us to create an environment of our liking for outdoor, spring enjoyment. Working primarily with air-dry, natural clay, make an inventive “patio” to take home with fossil-like imprints and structural features. Leave your patio in the rain and observe as it returns to nature. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, MAY 25   

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

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