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FRI, AUGUST 2 YOGA TOGETHER

Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Catherine McGibney, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Recommended for ages 3–5. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent.

Call 718.549.3200 x245 by 8 a.m. on the day of the class for program updates.

Member $15/Non-member $23. Session fee includes one adult and one child, $5 each additional child. Registration opens on-site at 9:30 a.m.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10 a.m.

There is always time for a moment of serenity at Wave Hill.<br /><i>Photo by Joshua Bright</i>
There is always time for a moment of serenity at Wave Hill.
Photo by Joshua Bright

SAT, AUGUST 3 FAMILY ART PROJECT—HANDMADE RIVER RAFTS

Handmade River Rafts/Balsas hecho a mano

Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials like foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make it into an all natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SAT, AUGUST 3 TAI CHI CHUAN

Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, an active member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, will introduce students to the internal martial arts and promote an awareness of their health benefits. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Call 718.549.3200 x245 by 8 a.m. on the day of the class for program updates. Session fee: Member $15/Non-member $23.

Registration opens onsite at 9:30 a.m.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10‒11 a.m.

SAT, AUGUST 3 MEET THE ARTIST: JARROD BECK

Responding to the land formations of the Hudson Valley, Jarrod Beck translates geologic processes into drawings that are done on large sheaves of paper and plaster casts, and then mounted sculpturally for varied views of the piece itself, as well as of the environment outside. Free with admission to the grounds.

GLYNDOR GALLERY, 1:30 p.m.

Will it float? Gear up for a family art project. Photo by Joshua Bright
Will it float? Gear up for a family art project.
Photo by Joshua Bright

SUN, AUGUST 4 FAMILY ART PROJECT—HANDMADE RIVER RAFTS

Handmade River Rafts/Balsas hecho a mano

 

Collage and sculpt together a mixture of buoyant materials like foam trays, modeling clay and reeds. Make it into an all-natural raft or handmade boat. Keep it as a small sculpture—or see if it floats. Free with admission to the grounds.

WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SUN, AUGUST 4 HATHA YOGA

Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga. Decrease stress and increase your energy by focusing on your posture, breath control and meditation. Classes are led by Neem Dewji, certified in Hatha and Therapeutic Yoga by The Yoga for Health Foundation in Bedfordshire, England, and The Integral Yoga Institute in NYC. All levels welcome. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Call

718.549.3200 x245 by 8AM on the day of the class for program updates. Session fee: Member $15/Non-member $23. Registration opens onsite at 9:30 a.m.

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 10‒11:15 a.m.

SUN, AUGUST 4 MEDITATION

This summer, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple relaxation techniques followed by 20 minutes of meditation. Led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and instructor and long-time meditator Lea Tenneriello. All levels welcome. Sessions are held outdoors only and are weather dependent. Call 718.549.3200 x245 by 8 a.m. on the day of the class for program updates. Session fee: Member $15/Non-member $23.

Registration opens onsite at 9:30 a.m.

MEET IN WAVE HILL HOUSE, 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

SUN, AUGUST 4 GARDEN HIGHLIGHTS WALK

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

MEET AT PERKINS VISITOR CENTER, 2 p.m.

Satisfy your sweet cravings with a cooking demo. Photo by Wave Hill
Satisfy your sweet cravings with a cooking demo.
Photo by Wave Hill

SUN, AUGUST 4: HERBAL PICNIC SERIES―SWEET HERBAL DESSERTS COOKING DEMO

Join in for a summer-long garden party—free with admission to the grounds—as chefs from Wave Hill exclusive caterer Great Performances prepare delicious recipes for casual al fresco meals. Herbs needn’t be limited to savory dishes. Try some sweets with an herbal twist. After the program, explore the Herb Garden with a garden interpreter then purchase herb plants in The Shop at Wave Hill. Free with admission to the grounds.

ON THE GROUNDS, 3 p.m.

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. For more information, please visit www.wavehill.orgor call 718.549.3200.

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