Wave Hill Park

Location: 675 W. 252nd St, Bronx The Gardens: The Horticulture program develops and maintains internationally acclaimed gardens and horticultural collections that encompass a wide range of hardy and tender plants outdoors, a representative group of tender plants in the main greenhouses, and rock garden plants in the T.H. Everett Alpine House. The horticultural collections contain 1,151 genera and 3,236 species of plants. Wave Hill‘s horticultural emphasis is on plantsmanship and the aesthetics of gardening. The Family Art Project: The Family Art Project immerses children and their families in the wonders of Wave Hill‘s gardens and woodlands and encourages them to give form to their experiences through paintings, prints, and collages, as well as through sculptures of paper, clay, mud, twigs, wire, and plaster. Explore the gardens and make nature-inspired creations with artist/naturalist Noah Baen assisted by photographer and educator Martha Barrero. Every Saturday & Sunday Kerlin Learning Center 1-4 pm, drop-in format. FREE! With admission to the grounds. For families only; no groups please. Barefoot Dancing Circling hands, stomping feet, shimmying shoulders and rolling hips. Put it all together at this annual series of world music and dancing on Wave Hill‘s lush lawns. Every Wednesday, July, 7-8:30pm, dance instruction & open dance FREE with admission to grounds!