West 249th Street and Independence Avenue
Bronx, NY 10471
Description: Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their ecology and behavior in a walk among the gardens and woodlands of Wave Hill. Ages 10 and older welcome with an adult. Birders of all levels welcome. Severe weather cancels. For weather-related updates call 718-549-3200 x245 by 8am the day of the walk. Free with admission to the grounds. Registration recommended, online at wavehill.org, by calling 718-549-3200 x305, or at the Perkins Visitor Center.
Venue Description: See natural beauty at its finest at Wave Hill, the 28-acre public garden and cultural center in the Bronx. Overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades, Wave Hill's true view lies in the park's magnificent gardens and landscapes. Horticulture and the arts programs for children, teenagers, and teachers are hosted by Wave Hill. Its grounds serve as living laboratories for science exploration. A memorable and scenic venue location, the Wave Hill House, built in 1843, is available for meetings, conferences, celebrations, and photo shoots. Wave Hill House was home to many celebrated icons, including Theodore Roosevelt and Mark Twain.
On weekends from 10am-1pm, the whole family can enjoy with a naturally creative Family Art Project. Wave Hill's visual arts program presents artworks in the galleries and on the grounds that engage the public in a dialogue with nature, culture, and site.
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