Event Series FIGURE AL FRESCO

FIGURE AL FRESCO

Rector Park East Rector Place, New York, NY, United States

This BPC park offers a unique setting to observe and sketch the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. An artist/ educator will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Drawing materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

Event Series ADULT CHORUS

ADULT CHORUS

200 Rector Place 200 Rector Place is between Albany & Rector by the West Thames Park (near highway), New York, NY

Directed by Church Street School of Music, the chorus is open to all who love to sing! Learn contemporary and classic songs and perform at community events throughout the year. 

Event Series ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

Rector Park East Rector Place, New York, NY, United States

Join our community of artists of all skill levels as we are inspired by our surroundings to create with drawing materials, pastels and watercolors. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of BPC’s verdant gardens. An artist/ educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

Event Series SUNSET YOGA

SUNSET YOGA

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.

Event Series PICK UP PICKLEBALL

PICK UP PICKLEBALL

Esplanade Plaza South End Ave. & Liberty Street, New York, NY, United States

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 5/18, 6/15

Event Series MAH JONGG LESSONS

MAH JONGG LESSONS

200 Rector Place 200 Rector Place is between Albany & Rector by the West Thames Park (near highway), New York, NY

Mah-jongg is a 4-person tile game of skill, strategy, and luck! Learn the rules and mechanics of American Mah Jongg. Join a three-week, two hour group lesson with instructor Susan Richards. Sets and a few 2023 Cards provided, but you …

Event Series PRESCHOOL ART

PRESCHOOL ART

Rockefeller Park House River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Dress for a mess!

Event Series THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

Rockefeller Park Chambers St. & River Terrace, New York, NY, United States

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. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up.

Canceled INTERLUDES: PAUL TAYLOR SCHOOL

Belvedere Plaza North End Ave & BPC Esplanade, New York City, NY, United States

One of the most famous and dynamic modern dance ensembles of our time, the Paul Taylor School, will lead a fun interactive dance class featuring choreography from their world-renowned repertoire. Discover why this dynamic dance company continues to transform and inspire lives around the world.