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Wave Hill has a lot in store for July

This is next to last Sunset Wednesday of the summer at Wave Hill, and high time to schedule an evening in the gardens. Reserve a Sunset Supper and a session with poet Rachel Simon, or just find a quiet nook to curl up in a Wave Hill chair for a birdy serenade as the sun begins to set.

Weekends offer Yoga and Tai Chi, a splendid Sunday Brunch, a chance for families to get creative together at the Family Art Project and, on Sunday, an exquisite husband-and-wife trunk show with glass artists Daniel Read and Margarita.

Thursday, July 16, Artists’ Circle: Find inspiration in Wave Hill’s sumptuous landscape as you explore the medium of your choice in these open-air studio sessions. Wave Hill provides easels and drawing boards; you bring paper or canvas and art medium. Facilitated critique at noon. $10 Member; $18 Non-member (includes admission to the grounds). Limited to 12 participants each week. Register at the Perkins Visitor Center. Artists’ Circle takes place every Thursday in June, July and August, weather permitting. Meet At Perkins Visitor Center, 10 a.m.

Thursday, July 16, Gallery Tour: Learn more about the contemporary art on view. Free with admission to the grounds. Glyndor Gallery, noon.

Thursday, July 16, Meet The Mints: Mint Family Cooking Demonstration: assistant director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer displays many types of ornamental and edible mints in the enormous mint family, Lamiaceae, and explains why certain species make excellent container subjects. Free with admission to the grounds. On The Grounds, 1 p.m.

Friday, July 17, Nature Photography Series‚ąíSummer In Focus: Session 2: Experience Wave Hill’s luxuriant summer landscape through your camera lens, with photographer Benjamin Swett. Series fee: $70 Member; $90 Non-member. Registration required; call (718) 549-3200, ext. 305. Series concludes July 24. Wave Hill House, 10 a.m. to 1p.m.

Saturday, July 18, 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. Classes are led by Irving Yee, an active member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi Chuan School. $10 Member; $18 Non-member, including admission to the grounds. Pre-registration not required. Meet At Perkins Visitor Center, 10 To 11 a.m. Beginners, 11 a.m. to Noon Intermediates.

Saturday, Sunday, July 18, 19, Family Art Project–A Roomful Of River: A Roomful of River/Un cuarto lleno de agua: Bring the Hudson inside. Furnish a miniature room or small-scale dwelling with an artful installation of river imagery and natural materials. Shape a river-dwelling inhabitant using modeling clay. Free with admission to the grounds. The Sally And Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center, 1 to 4 p.m.

Saturday, July 18, Gallery Tour: Learn more about the contemporary art on view. Free with admission to the grounds. GLYNDOR GALLERY, 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 19, Yoga: Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga outdoors on the grounds of Wave Hill. Classes are held out-of-doors. Inclement weather cancels; call (718) 549-3200, ext. 245 by 8 a.m. of the day of the session to confirm. $10 member; $18 non-member, including admission to the grounds. Pre-registration not required. Meet At Perkins Visitor Center, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Sunday, July 19, Sunday Brunch: Sunday Brunch features organic produce from Katchkie Farm, a project of Wave Hill’s exclusive caterer Great Performances. Reservations at (718) 549-3200, ext. 395 or by emailing wavehillcafe@greatperformances.com. $22 per person (not including admission to the grounds). Reservations by 4PM the Friday before each Brunch. Wave Hill House, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, July 19, Glass Trunk Show: Join us for a special trunk show with husband-and-wife team Daniel Read and Margarita. Daniel Read studied with Dale Chihuly, continuing as a member of his blow team for 12 years. Margarita’s limited-edition jewelry is all about the color and cut of vintage glass. Margarita’s jewelry has sold to museums, galleries and select boutiques worldwide. The Shop At Wave Hill, 1:30 to 4:30 P.M.

Sunday, July 19, Garden Tour: 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.

Tuesday, July 21, Yoga: Find refuge from city life by practicing seasonal yoga outdoors on the grounds of Wave Hill. Classes are held out-of-doors. Inclement weather cancels; call (718) 549-3200, ext. 245 by 8 a.m. of the day of the session to confirm. $10 member; $18 non-member, including admission to the grounds. Pre-registration not required. Meet At Perkins Visitor Center, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 21, Beading Workshop: Session 3: Create unique, hand-crafted jewelry using semi-precious stones, wooden beads and seeds, with jewelry designer Bonnie Rodgers. Materials included. 4-session fee: $160 Member; $215 non-member. Single session fee: $45 member; $60 non-member. Registration required; call (718) 549-3200, ext. 305. Series concludes July 28. Wave Hill House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Wednesday, July 22, Sunset Wednesday: Join us every Wednesday evening in June and July. Enjoy free New York State wine tastings; purchase tasty goods produced by local farmers and food purveyors. This week, the focus is on wines from Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes region of the state, and welcome McClure’s Pickles. Enrich your experience with a poetry workshop. Reserve a Sunset Supper on the Terrace of the Wave Hill Café; call (718) 549.3200, ext. 395 or email wavehillcafe@greatperformances.com by 5 p.m. the Monday before each Sunset Wednesday. Grounds open until 8:30 p.m.; Wave Hill Café and The Shop at Wave Hill open until 8 p.m. On the grounds, until 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 23, Artists’ Circle: Find inspiration in Wave Hill’s sumptuous landscape as you explore the medium of your choice in these open-air studio sessions. $10 member; $18 non-member (includes admission to the grounds). Limited to 12 participants each week. Register at the Perkins Visitor Center. Artists’ Circle takes place every Thursday in June, July and August, weather permitting. Meet At Perkins Visitor Center, 10 a.m.

Thursday, July 23, Magnificent Trees Walking Series: Series continues July 25, August 1 and 6. Free with admission to the grounds. Meet at Perkins Visitor Center, 1 p.m.

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