MIGRATION CELEBRATION

South Cove

Enjoy the annual celebration of all the creatures that migrate through and pass by Battery Park City. The day features art making, birdwatching and a nature walk with The Bee Conservancy - plus a live presentation of Recycled Sounds from world renowned percussionist Dende Macedo, who invites participants to make instruments out of found materials and perform with him.  

AUTUMN EQUINOX SILENT DISCO

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Celebrate the arrival of fall with a silent disco dance party featuring DJ’s from QuietEvents. Breath-taking sunset views and Lady Liberty will serve as our backdrop as we dance to the hottest beats pumped through light-up headphones. Headphones are free, RSVP recommended, click into the event for more details. 

ART & POETRY IN BPC

Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza

In celebration of Climate Week NYC, join us for an art walk & poetry reading led by Art Historian Dorothea Basile and Poet Jon Curley. Perched where the urban world meets the natural, BPC celebrates this juxtaposition with its unique Public Art and exploration of poetry. A reading featuring local poets Michael Heller, Barbara Henning, and Burt Kimmelman will follow.

GO FISH! – Cancelled

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.

INTERLUDES: LADIES OF HIP-HOP

Belvedere Plaza NY

Fresh from their annual LOHH Festival, Ladies of Hip Hop will present works from latest projects showcasing the fresh, dynamic, and powerful elements of Hip Hop dance and culture. 

BPC FALL 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

ART & POETRY IN BPC

The Real World

Join us for an art walk & poetry reading led by Art Historian Dorothea Basile and Poet Jon Curley. Perched where the urban world meets the natural, BPC celebrates this juxtaposition with its unique Public Art and exploration of poetry. A reading featuring local poets Elena Alexander, Jiwon Choi, and Andrew Levy will follow.

NOIR PAIRINGS:THE ASPHALT JUNGLE 

Virtual Program

The Noir Pairings hybrid film series pairs a neo-noir with a classic noir movie for comparison and discussion. In The Asphalt Jungle (1950) directed by John Huston, ex-convict Doc assembles a team to steal $1 million in jewels, but then double crosses, bad luck and solid police work cause everything to unravel. Registration required, please click into the event to sign up.

CAMPFIRE STORIES & SONGS

Teardrop Park Warren Street, New York, NY

Cozy up to a campfire for stories and singalongs with family and friends featuring award winning children’s performer Suzi Shelton. Munch on a yummy snack, and take part in a fun art project!

NOIR PAIRINGS: LE CERCLE ROUGE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

The Noir Pairings hybrid film series pairs a neo-noir with a classic noir movie for comparison and discussion. In Le Cercle Rouge (1970) directed by Jean-Pierre Melville, ex-convict and master thief Corey crosses paths with a notorious escapee and an alcoholic former policeman. The trio proceed to plot an elaborate heist at a jewelry store in Paris.