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MORNING MEDITATION

Lily Pond 6 River Terrace, New York, NY

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 on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

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STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

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

Children learn to reflect through the experience of stories. Join us as we explore excellent works of illustrated children’s literature that bring us together in the here and now. Singing and dancing included! No program on 9/5, and 10/10.

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SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza

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, as well as strength training. Come join the group and workout to great music! No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

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CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 3-5)

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

Develop your coordination and balance, practice your dribbling, refine your jump shot, and play! Practice the basics of basketball with fun and challenging games on adjustable height hoops with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

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JUNIOR ANGLERS CLUB

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, 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. No program on 5/30. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov 

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CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 6-10)

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

Develop your coordination and balance, practice your dribbling, refine your jump shot, and play! Practice the basics of basketball with fun and challenging games on adjustable height hoops with drills for all levels. Closed-toe shoes required. No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

BOOK TALK: MAGGIE DOYNE

6 River Terrace 6 River Terrace, New York

Maggie Doyne will be joining us to discuss her highly anticipated debut memoir "Between the Mountain and the Sky: A Mother’s Story of Hope and Love" 

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ADULT ZUMBA

Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza

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.

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BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

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

A lunch time program for passersby to play a quick game of chess or backgammon. Using clocks, opponents will play 5 minute games that are fast, furious and fun. An instructor will be on hand to offer pointers and tips to improve your game. 

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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.