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President's Vacation Week at Wave Hill

Friday, February 22, 2013

10:00 a.m.

This event repeats every day between 2/16/2013 and 2/24/2013.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Spend an afternoon or a week at Wave Hill. Programs are geared to families with children between the ages 5-10. Registration is recommended. Admission to the grounds is free for Bronx residents throughout this 10-day period. Please note that Wave Hill is closed Monday, February 18, as is customary.

SAT, FEBRUARY 16    FAMILY ART PROJECT—A DESERT UNDER GLASS

A Desert under Glass/Un desierto bajo vidrio

Take a visit to Wave Hill’s Cactus and Succulent House and leave winter behind. Spend some time sketching and painting the exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and paint, make a desert mirage. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SUN, FEBRUARY 17    FAMILY ART PROJECT—A DESERT UNDER GLASS

A Desert under Glass/Un desierto bajo vidrio

Take a visit to Wave Hill’s Cactus and Succulent House and leave winter behind. Spend some time sketching and painting the exotic desert dwellers, then, using sand and paint, make a desert mirage. Free with admission to the grounds.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SUN, FEBRUARY 17    GARDEN AND CONSERVATORY HIGHLIGHTS WALK

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

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2PM

MON, FEBRUARY 18

Closed to the public.

TUE, FEBRUARY 19    FITNESS AND MOVEMENT

Join Yoga for Bliss instructors for a one hour session of fun movement activity learning simple stretching, yoga, and breathing techniques indoors followed by active walking, jumping and playing outdoors. This program is geared to families with children between the ages of 5 and 10.

Registration recommended. Free, and admission to the grounds is free to all visitors today, thanks to the generous support of Target. Due to a change in the calendar for New York City schools following Hurricane Sandy, family programs on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday have been cancelled.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 1 to 2 p.m.

TUE, FEBRUARY 19    ARTY AFTERNOONS

Express yourself with an array of creative art projects led by Family Art Project Leader Ilse Murdock and staff and/or Wave Hill’s Guest Winter Workspace Artist. This program is geared to families with children between the ages of 5 and 10.  President's Vacation Week special event.

Registration recommended. Free, and admission to the grounds is free today for all visitors, thanks to the generous support of Target. Due to a change in the calendar for New York City schools following Hurricane Sandy, family programs on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday have been cancelled.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2 to 4 p.m.

SAT, FEBRUARY 23   FAMILY ART PROJECT—SEEDY BEADY PAPER

Seedy Beady Paper/Papel, pepitas y abalorios

Popular papermaker Randy Brozen shows us how to make beautiful sheets of handmade paper. We’ll make it extra fancy, and dress it up with seeds and seed beads! Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SAT, FEBRUARY 23    WINTER WORKSPACE: EXPLORING FORM—MOLD MAKING AND CASTING

Visitors gain insight into Winter Workspace artist Onyedika Chuke’s creative process and explore the winter landscape as a source of inspiration. In this mold-making workshop, participants learn about different casting techniques and then create their own molds and casts of both organic and machined forms. Art materials are provided unless otherwise noted. Workshops are open to all visitors ages 12 and over when accompanied by an adult. Space is limited, so registration is recommended, at www.wavehill.org, by calling 718.549.3200 x305 or at the Perkins Visitor Center. Free with admission to the grounds. Drop-ins will be accommodated as space permits. This program also takes place on March 17.

GLYNDOR GALLERY & ON THE GROUNDS, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

SUN, FEBRUARY 24   FAMILY ART PROJECT—SEEDY BEADY PAPER

Seedy Beady Paper/Papel, pepitas y abalorios

Popular papermaker Randy Brozen shows us how to make beautiful sheets of handmade paper. We’ll make it extra fancy, and dress it up with seeds and seed beads! Free with admission to the grounds, and admission is free for Bronx residents.

ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m .

SUN, FEBRUARY 24    GARDEN AND CONSERVATORY HIGHLIGHTS WALK

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

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2 p.m.

Location

Bronx
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Cost

Free with admission to the grounds. $8 adults, $4 students and seniors, $2 children 6-18

Event Organizer

Wave Hill

Contact Number

(718) 549-3200

Contact Email

pressroom@wavehill.org

Categories

Arts & Crafts, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Tours

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    82°F
  • Wed
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    82°F
  • Thu
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  • Fri
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