Wave Hill offers winter activities

Winter at Wave Hill.

Wave Hill is a place to lose yourself and find yourself.

Friday, January 8 and January 15, Nature Photography Series–The Winter Landscape, Session 1: Behold the striking winter landscape and extraordinary light, with nature photographer Benjamin Swett. This 4-week intensive explores creative techniques through demonstrations, outdoor shooting assignments and critiques. All levels welcome. (Snow make-up February 5). 4-session series: $115 member/$135 non-member. Registration required, online or by calling (718) 549-3200, ext. 305. Wave Hill House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Friday, January 8 and January 15, Memoir Writing−Seasonal Writing Series, Session 1: Oh, the stories you could share! Learn a variety of techniques for structuring your ideas and getting your pen flowing, with writing coach and former editor for The New York Times Joan Motyka. 6-session series: $180 member/$210 non-member. Registration required, online or by calling (718) 549-3200, ext. 305. (Snow make-up February 19.) Wave Hill House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Saturday, January 9; Sunday, January 10, Family Art Project−From Sheep To Shapes: From Sheep to Shapes/De oveja al hilado: See how wool fleece is spun, and becomes natural dyed and knitted yarn. Then color and construct your own yarn creation, with help from Winter Workspace Program Artist Robyn Love. Free with admission to the grounds. The Sally and Gilbert Kerlin Learning Center, 1 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, January 10, 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 x395 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, January 10, Garden & Conservatory 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.

Tuesday, January 12, Winter Workspace Drop-In Program−Spinning & Knitting Wool: Artist Robyn Love demonstrates the art of spinning wool dyed using plants found in the Hudson River region, the first step of her House Study/Handmade project. Stop by the gallery to spin or knit with Robyn every Tuesday and Saturday in January and the first half of February. Drop by to learn and participate. Ages 10 and up welcome with an adult. Free with admission to the grounds. Pre-registration recommended at the Perkins Visitor Center, by calling (718) 549-3200, ext. 305 or online at www.wavehill.org. Glyndor Gallery, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Wave Hill is located at 675 West 252nd Street.

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