PRESCHOOL ART – Cancelled

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. Age appropriate projects presented by an art teacher. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

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THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

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

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. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

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TAI CHI

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

Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/27, 7/1, 9/2, and 10/7

TURNING TO NATURE: ART IN PUBLIC PLACES

200 Rector Place Community Room 200 Rector Pl, New York, NY

Artists Mary Miss and Shuli Sadé discuss South Cove and its relationship to nature. South Cove was conceived by Mary Miss, Stanton Eckstut, and Susan Child as an artwork that was also a public space. With Bird’s Eye View by Shuli Sadé, South Cove becomes a site for art as well as an artwork itself. Both artists will also discuss how they address environmental issues in their work.

SUNSET SINGING CIRCLE – Cancelled

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Singer/songwriter Terre Roche leads this weekly singing program with the beautiful backdrop of the setting sun in NY Harbor. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned crooner, the singing circle is perfect for mellow melodies and healthy harmonizing. No program on 5/27.

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DRAWING IN THE PARK

South Cove

Paint in watercolor or use pastels and other drawing materials to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants of all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media. No program 5/28, 6/18, 7/2, 9/3,10/8.

GO FISH! BATTERY PARK CITY’S CELEBRATION OF LIFE IN THE HUDSON ESTUARY

Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York, NY

Join experienced anglers for catch-and-release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. Help observe and identify the fish we catch, enabling us to share valuable data with research groups who monitor the health of our local waters. The day also includes an art project and a nature walk. Plus: don’t miss a live performance of the hit internet show Sing with Suzi featuring Suzi Shelton and special guest The Culture Queen. 

SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM FAMILY PROGRAMS: MAYA LIN: ARCHITECT OF LIGHT AND LINES.

The Skyscraper Museum 39 Battery Place, New York

The American architect and sculptor Maya Lin became famous when her anonymous entry won the competition to design the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. Continuing the Young Architects Series, learn more about Maya through a read-aloud of Maya Lin: Artist-Architect of Light and Lines by Jeanne Walker Harvey. Then create collages of your own, envisioning landscapes that you would want to design someday.
Ages 7+. RSVP required.
Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

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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 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.