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    • 05/30
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICK UP PICKLEBALL

    • 9:00am - 3:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

    An exciting fusion of badminton and tennis, pickleball has been proven to strengthen muscles, boost cardiovascular health, and enhance brain function. Each Thursday the net at Esplanade Plaza will be lowered to allow for pickleball games, on a first come first serve basis. Permits are also available at bpca.ny.gov. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess! No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CRAFT STUDIO

    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    Our open ‘studio’ craft sessions are a great opportunity for seniors to be creative, learn new skills, and socialize with others through group activities and individual projects. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov

     

    • 05/30
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICKLEBALL CLINIC 

    • 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm

    Check out what the buzz is all about! Learn the basic rules, strokes, and strategy at this instructor-led clinic followed by open play. Equipment is provided or bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Registration required, please email registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentKidsParks & Rec.
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: STUDIO 245

    • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

    In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month, join a celebration of Asian culture with Studio 245 who will show and teach the latest pop dance moves taking the world by storm!

    Free to attend, CLICK HERE to let us know you are coming.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 8:30am – 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/20, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsTour
    • POETRY WALKS IN BPC

    • 10:00am - 11:00am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

    Calling all poetry enthusiasts! Join a walk exploring BPC’s unique poetic experience. Each week, we will find places where poetry appears in the parks’ urban/natural setting. Read and discuss! A fun activity to celebrate our impressions will follow.

    • 05/31
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUNSET SINGING CIRCLE

    • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

    Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun over the Hudson. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. No program on 6/21. 

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseKidsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SILENT DISCO PRIDE PARTY

    • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

    On the eve of Pride Month, kick things off with a silent disco dance party featuring Gotham Cheer and DJs from QuietEvents as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Headphones are free; ID is required

    Free to attend, click HERE to RSVP

    • 06/01
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media. No program 5/25, 7/6, 8/31, 10/12.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SPRING BIRDWATCHING

    • 9:00am - 9:45am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 9:00am – 9:45am

    What birds live in your backyard? Join us this spring migration season to find out! This series of birdwatching outings is fun for beginners, hobbyists, and lifelong birders alike. Together, we will explore the parks of BPC, and see what makes this spot a hang-out for urban birds and marvelous migrators! Binoculars and field guides provided, or bring your own. No program 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityExerciseNatureSeniorswellness month
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:45am - 10:15am
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am – 10:15am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor-guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniorswellness month
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, and strength training. Come join the group and work out to great music! No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PLAY AND STORY TIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:45am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 11:45am

    Calling all toddlers! Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development, and playing together is a great way to build a community of young children and caregivers. Plus: stick around for story time! Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesExerciseKids & Family
    • PARENT & BABY YOGA

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Enjoy yoga in a safe, supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies — newborns through crawling. No program 5/27.

    Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 06/03
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CREATIVE WRITING

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Battery Park City Library
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

    In partnership with the Battery Park City Library, join us for a weekly walk & writing session led by Author and Poet Jon Curley. Participants will be encouraged to use observations as a way to enhance their writing styles in any preferred mode. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov. No program 5/27. 

     

    • 06/03
    • ClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • JUNIOR NATURALISTS CLUB

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    FOR AGES 2ND-5TH GRADE
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Explore the wondrous ecosystems of Battery Park City through a naturalists’ lens. Young environmental stewards will practice observing wildlife using binoculars, learn catch-and-release fishing skills, and identify native plants in a fun and safe setting. Nature journaling and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov No program on 5/27.

     

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureEducationGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • TUNES & TALES FOR TODDLERS

    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

    Calling all toddlers! Interactive music-making, storytelling and more. For walking toddlers through preschool-aged children and accompanying adults. Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, and 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • ClassesCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • Children's Soccer (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/04
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 10:30am - 11:15am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am – 11:15am

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 06/04
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MAH JONGG & MORE

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

    Join a dedicated group of adult American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for friendly and informal games, or try your hand at other card and board games. Make friends and catch up with neighbors. Sets, cards, and games provided, or bring your own. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

     

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm – 4:45pm

    FOR AGES 6-10
    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.


    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 06/04
    • ClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • DROP-IN CHESS

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem solving, and strategic planning — plus it’s fun! For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 06/04
    • ART TALKS: JUSTICE REFLECTED

    • 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 6:00pm – 6:30pm

    Art Talk: Justice Reflected

    Tuesday May 7, Thursday May 16

    Tuesday June 4, Thursday June 20

    Tuesday, July 9, Thursday July 18

    Tuesday August 6, Thursday August 15

    6pm and 6:30 pm

    Esplanade Plaza wall

    All ages are welcome

     

    Drop-in for a talk with BPCA’s director of public art about Justice Reflected, the mosaic art adorning the Esplanade Plaza wall. See art that tells an allegorical story of justice and injustice, freedom, and incarceration in America. Learn about the artist James Yaya Hough’s life and his use of universal symbolism to express humanity’s complexity.

     

    Justice Reflected was created in 2022 for Battery Park City in partnership with the Art for Justice Fund.

    An optional art activity will be available.

     

    • 05/30
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICK UP PICKLEBALL

    • 9:00am - 3:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

    An exciting fusion of badminton and tennis, pickleball has been proven to strengthen muscles, boost cardiovascular health, and enhance brain function. Each Thursday the net at Esplanade Plaza will be lowered to allow for pickleball games, on a first come first serve basis. Permits are also available at bpca.ny.gov. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess! No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CRAFT STUDIO

    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    Our open ‘studio’ craft sessions are a great opportunity for seniors to be creative, learn new skills, and socialize with others through group activities and individual projects. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov

     

    • 05/30
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICKLEBALL CLINIC 

    • 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm

    Check out what the buzz is all about! Learn the basic rules, strokes, and strategy at this instructor-led clinic followed by open play. Equipment is provided or bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Registration required, please email registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentKidsParks & Rec.
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: STUDIO 245

    • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

    In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month, join a celebration of Asian culture with Studio 245 who will show and teach the latest pop dance moves taking the world by storm!

    Free to attend, CLICK HERE to let us know you are coming.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 8:30am – 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/20, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsTour
    • POETRY WALKS IN BPC

    • 10:00am - 11:00am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

    Calling all poetry enthusiasts! Join a walk exploring BPC’s unique poetic experience. Each week, we will find places where poetry appears in the parks’ urban/natural setting. Read and discuss! A fun activity to celebrate our impressions will follow.

    • 05/31
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUNSET SINGING CIRCLE

    • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

    Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun over the Hudson. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. No program on 6/21. 

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseKidsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SILENT DISCO PRIDE PARTY

    • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

    On the eve of Pride Month, kick things off with a silent disco dance party featuring Gotham Cheer and DJs from QuietEvents as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Headphones are free; ID is required

    Free to attend, click HERE to RSVP

    • 06/01
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media. No program 5/25, 7/6, 8/31, 10/12.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SPRING BIRDWATCHING

    • 9:00am - 9:45am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 9:00am – 9:45am

    What birds live in your backyard? Join us this spring migration season to find out! This series of birdwatching outings is fun for beginners, hobbyists, and lifelong birders alike. Together, we will explore the parks of BPC, and see what makes this spot a hang-out for urban birds and marvelous migrators! Binoculars and field guides provided, or bring your own. No program 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityExerciseNatureSeniorswellness month
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:45am - 10:15am
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am – 10:15am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor-guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniorswellness month
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, and strength training. Come join the group and work out to great music! No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PLAY AND STORY TIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:45am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 11:45am

    Calling all toddlers! Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development, and playing together is a great way to build a community of young children and caregivers. Plus: stick around for story time! Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesExerciseKids & Family
    • PARENT & BABY YOGA

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Enjoy yoga in a safe, supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies — newborns through crawling. No program 5/27.

    Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 06/03
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CREATIVE WRITING

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Battery Park City Library
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

    In partnership with the Battery Park City Library, join us for a weekly walk & writing session led by Author and Poet Jon Curley. Participants will be encouraged to use observations as a way to enhance their writing styles in any preferred mode. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov. No program 5/27. 

     

    • 06/03
    • ClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • JUNIOR NATURALISTS CLUB

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    FOR AGES 2ND-5TH GRADE
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Explore the wondrous ecosystems of Battery Park City through a naturalists’ lens. Young environmental stewards will practice observing wildlife using binoculars, learn catch-and-release fishing skills, and identify native plants in a fun and safe setting. Nature journaling and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov No program on 5/27.

     

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureEducationGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • TUNES & TALES FOR TODDLERS

    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

    Calling all toddlers! Interactive music-making, storytelling and more. For walking toddlers through preschool-aged children and accompanying adults. Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, and 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • ClassesCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • Children's Soccer (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/04
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 10:30am - 11:15am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am – 11:15am

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 06/04
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MAH JONGG & MORE

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

    Join a dedicated group of adult American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for friendly and informal games, or try your hand at other card and board games. Make friends and catch up with neighbors. Sets, cards, and games provided, or bring your own. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

     

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm – 4:45pm

    FOR AGES 6-10
    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.


    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 06/04
    • ClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • DROP-IN CHESS

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem solving, and strategic planning — plus it’s fun! For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 06/04
    • ART TALKS: JUSTICE REFLECTED

    • 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 6:00pm – 6:30pm

    Art Talk: Justice Reflected

    Tuesday May 7, Thursday May 16

    Tuesday June 4, Thursday June 20

    Tuesday, July 9, Thursday July 18

    Tuesday August 6, Thursday August 15

    6pm and 6:30 pm

    Esplanade Plaza wall

    All ages are welcome

     

    Drop-in for a talk with BPCA’s director of public art about Justice Reflected, the mosaic art adorning the Esplanade Plaza wall. See art that tells an allegorical story of justice and injustice, freedom, and incarceration in America. Learn about the artist James Yaya Hough’s life and his use of universal symbolism to express humanity’s complexity.

     

    Justice Reflected was created in 2022 for Battery Park City in partnership with the Art for Justice Fund.

    An optional art activity will be available.

     

    • 05/30
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICK UP PICKLEBALL

    • 9:00am - 3:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm

    An exciting fusion of badminton and tennis, pickleball has been proven to strengthen muscles, boost cardiovascular health, and enhance brain function. Each Thursday the net at Esplanade Plaza will be lowered to allow for pickleball games, on a first come first serve basis. Permits are also available at bpca.ny.gov. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess! No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CRAFT STUDIO

    • 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

    Our open ‘studio’ craft sessions are a great opportunity for seniors to be creative, learn new skills, and socialize with others through group activities and individual projects. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov

     

    • 05/30
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsParks & Rec.Seniors
    • PICKLEBALL CLINIC 

    • 1:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 1:00pm – 3:30pm

    Check out what the buzz is all about! Learn the basic rules, strokes, and strategy at this instructor-led clinic followed by open play. Equipment is provided or bring your own. All skill levels are welcome. Registration required, please email registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentKidsParks & Rec.
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. No program 7/4.

    • 05/30
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: STUDIO 245

    • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

    In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Island Heritage Month, join a celebration of Asian culture with Studio 245 who will show and teach the latest pop dance moves taking the world by storm!

    Free to attend, CLICK HERE to let us know you are coming.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 8:30am – 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/20, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsTour
    • POETRY WALKS IN BPC

    • 10:00am - 11:00am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:00am – 11:00am

    Calling all poetry enthusiasts! Join a walk exploring BPC’s unique poetic experience. Each week, we will find places where poetry appears in the parks’ urban/natural setting. Read and discuss! A fun activity to celebrate our impressions will follow.

    • 05/31
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUNSET SINGING CIRCLE

    • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

    Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun over the Hudson. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. No program on 6/21. 

    • 05/31
    • AdultsArt & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseKidsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • SILENT DISCO PRIDE PARTY

    • 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm

    On the eve of Pride Month, kick things off with a silent disco dance party featuring Gotham Cheer and DJs from QuietEvents as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Headphones are free; ID is required

    Free to attend, click HERE to RSVP

    • 06/01
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media. No program 5/25, 7/6, 8/31, 10/12.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SPRING BIRDWATCHING

    • 9:00am - 9:45am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove Park
    Time: 9:00am – 9:45am

    What birds live in your backyard? Join us this spring migration season to find out! This series of birdwatching outings is fun for beginners, hobbyists, and lifelong birders alike. Together, we will explore the parks of BPC, and see what makes this spot a hang-out for urban birds and marvelous migrators! Binoculars and field guides provided, or bring your own. No program 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureClassesCommunityExerciseNatureSeniorswellness month
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:45am - 10:15am
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am – 10:15am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor-guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentExerciseParks & Rec.Seniorswellness month
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, and strength training. Come join the group and work out to great music! No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PLAY AND STORY TIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:45am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am – 11:45am

    Calling all toddlers! Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development, and playing together is a great way to build a community of young children and caregivers. Plus: stick around for story time! Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • AdultsClassesExerciseKids & Family
    • PARENT & BABY YOGA

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
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    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Enjoy yoga in a safe, supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies — newborns through crawling. No program 5/27.

    Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 06/03
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • CREATIVE WRITING

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Battery Park City Library
    Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

    In partnership with the Battery Park City Library, join us for a weekly walk & writing session led by Author and Poet Jon Curley. Participants will be encouraged to use observations as a way to enhance their writing styles in any preferred mode. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov. No program 5/27. 

     

    • 06/03
    • ClassesentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/03
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • JUNIOR NATURALISTS CLUB

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    FOR AGES 2ND-5TH GRADE
    REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.

    Explore the wondrous ecosystems of Battery Park City through a naturalists’ lens. Young environmental stewards will practice observing wildlife using binoculars, learn catch-and-release fishing skills, and identify native plants in a fun and safe setting. Nature journaling and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov No program on 5/27.

     

    • 06/03
    • Art & CultureEducationGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • TUNES & TALES FOR TODDLERS

    • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
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    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

    Calling all toddlers! Interactive music-making, storytelling and more. For walking toddlers through preschool-aged children and accompanying adults. Adults participate throughout the program. No program 5/27, 9/2, and 10/14.

    • 06/03
    • ClassesCommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • Children's Soccer (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/27.

    • 06/04
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainmentExerciseMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. No program 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationentertainmentEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 10:30am - 11:15am
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am – 11:15am

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug’s-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 06/04
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MAH JONGG & MORE

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm

    Join a dedicated group of adult American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for friendly and informal games, or try your hand at other card and board games. Make friends and catch up with neighbors. Sets, cards, and games provided, or bring your own. For more information email: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm – 3:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

     

    • 06/04
    • CommunityEducationEnvironmentKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm – 4:45pm

    FOR AGES 6-10
    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED.


    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

    • 06/04
    • ClassesCommunityEducationentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • DROP-IN CHESS

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
    Filler

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem solving, and strategic planning — plus it’s fun! For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/04
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S WIFFLE BALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm
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    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm – 4:30pm

    Develop your coordination and balance, practice your hitting, catching, and play ball! Practice the basics of baseball with fun and challenging games with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 06/04
    • ART TALKS: JUSTICE REFLECTED

    • 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    Time: 6:00pm – 6:30pm

    Art Talk: Justice Reflected

    Tuesday May 7, Thursday May 16

    Tuesday June 4, Thursday June 20

    Tuesday, July 9, Thursday July 18

    Tuesday August 6, Thursday August 15

    6pm and 6:30 pm

    Esplanade Plaza wall

    All ages are welcome

     

    Drop-in for a talk with BPCA’s director of public art about Justice Reflected, the mosaic art adorning the Esplanade Plaza wall. See art that tells an allegorical story of justice and injustice, freedom, and incarceration in America. Learn about the artist James Yaya Hough’s life and his use of universal symbolism to express humanity’s complexity.

     

    Justice Reflected was created in 2022 for Battery Park City in partnership with the Art for Justice Fund.

    An optional art activity will be available.