SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS: S.T.E.A.M. DREAM

Rockefeller Park Basketball Court River Terrace & Murray Street, New York, NY

Kids are invited to pick up S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) at this special open air fair featuring quirky activities, a live performance from Mad Science, and beats by DJ Susan Z. Anthony. 

SPRING BLOOD DRIVE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Help replenish dwindling supplies in the tri-state area. The whole process takes less than an hour and one donation can save multiple lives! Sign up today at: nybloodcenter.org

70’s CINEMA SERIES: WAKE IN FRIGHT

Virtual Program

Wake in Fright (1971,Ted Kotcheff) tells the story of a British schoolteacher's descent into personal demoralization at the hands of drunken, deranged derelicts while stranded in a small town in outback Australia. Registration required, click in to the event to sign up. 

ARTIST TALK AND CLOSING CELEBRATION MILDRED HOWARD: THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT PASS FOR ANY COLOR THAN ITS OWN

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

Bid farewell to the sculpture installation The House That Will Not Pass For Any Color Than Its Own as it returns from Battery Park City to its home in Sacramento. The closing party will feature an artist talk by Mildred Howard, live music, and poetry readings and book signing by Quincy Troupe from his newest book, Duende: Poems, 1966 – now.

TUESDAY TALK: LOCAL HONEY

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

In celebration of Earth Week, join us for a cooking demonstration and talk on the wonders of locally sourced honey.  In partnership with the Institute of Culinary Education, a chef will offer a small taste and share tips on how to incorporate this natural sweetener into everyday meals. A sample jar of BPC Honey will be given to participants to try out at home. Click into the event to RSVP.

Can You Dig It?! Pop-up Afternoon in the Children’s Garden

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

In celebration of Earth Week, join us in the Children’s Garden for a fun educational afternoon of activities! Dig for worms, check out our cool microscope station, go on a bird walk, and enjoy this special place in BPC. Spring is a great time to observe what’s happening in the garden!

MEET THE BEEKEEPER

Rockefeller Park New York, NY

Join us for a demonstration and talk led by Alveole on our beehive in Rockefeller Park. Learn about the importance of urban beekeeping and its benefit to sustainability efforts in BPC and throughout the city.

PUBLIC ART OPENING SHULI SADÉ: BIRD’S EYE VIEW

South Cove

Experience Bird’s Eye View, an augmented reality (AR) artwork by technology innovator and artist Shuli Sadé. The piece is inspired by relocation and movement along the lower Hudson River through fascinating studies of bird migration and human immigration. The event will feature live music from Maestro Pedro Cortes Flamenco Duo. Technology guides will be on-site to assist visitors in using their smartphones to view the new artwork.

SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS: EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

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

In celebration of Earthday, we take inspiration from the practice of Mottainai in Japan which encourages all to be thoughtful about waste. Create and share a zero waste ochiba art design and enjoy a dynamic live drumming performance by Taiko Masala.  

INTERLUDES: UKRAINIAN VILLAGE VOICES

Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza

In an effort to help raise awareness, the Ukrainian Village Voices will perform a selection of songs from their repertoire meant to preserve and revive the polyphonic singing style of the countries’ seasonal celebrations and lyrical music.