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JUNIOR ANGLERS CLUB

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

Explore the wondrous ecosystem of the Hudson River as young stewards of this valuable natural resource. Practice the skills required to operate a rod and reel and experience the thrill of catch-and-release fishing. Identify our native fish for data submission to research groups to help monitor the health of our local waters. Water testing and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

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YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

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.

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KINDIE ROCK

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

Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead families with little ones in rocking sing-a-longs!

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ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

Rector Park East Rector Place, New York, NY

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.

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FALL BIRDWATCHING

Rector Park East Rector Place, New York, NY

What birds live in your backyard? Join us this fall 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.

GO FISH!

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for one of BPCA’s most popular events highlighting the importance of stewardship and conservation of our local waters. The day features catch-and-release fishing with experienced anglers, an art project, and a nature walk with The Bee Conservancy. Teatro Sea will present The Galapagos Convention, a live play with puppetry.

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JUNIOR ANGLERS CLUB

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

Explore the wondrous ecosystem of the Hudson River as young stewards of this valuable natural resource. Practice the skills required to operate a rod and reel and experience the thrill of catch-and-release fishing. Identify our native fish for data submission to research groups to help monitor the health of our local waters. Water testing and other fun projects will augment the study. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

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YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

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.

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KINDIE ROCK

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

Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead families with little ones in rocking sing-a-longs!

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ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

Rector Park East Rector Place, New York, NY

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.