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    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor, or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants at all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Be part of a family orchestra as we sing and play in this fun-filled immersive musical workshop lead by the classical duo Colibri. Learn about composer Avro Pärt and help perform segments of his works Fratres and Spiegel Im Spiegel. The program ends with a full performance by the musicians.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 7:00pm

    Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

    • 05/19
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Three courts are available for Badminton play for all levels. Shuttlecocks & rackets provided.

    • 05/19
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm

    Commissioned to celebrate where city meets Hudson River waterfront-park landscapes, BPC’s public art is fascinating to view and discuss. Join Contemporary Art Historian Dorothea Basile for thought-provoking dialogue starting at The Real World, moving to Pavilion and concluding at The Lily Pool- where poet and Irish Literature professor Jon Curley will discuss the poetry inscribed at the site.

    • 05/20
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 9:45am - 10:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am - 10:15pm

    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 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 10:30am - 11:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45pm

    Strengthen the body through instructor-led rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Join this fun and vigorous session for a great workout! No program on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    It seems like every year brings a whole bunch of new nutrition trends and topics, from different "must follow" diets to "can't live without" superfoods. In this 3- part series we will cover the Keto Diet, Intermittent Fasting and learn to decode Organic with the goal to clear up what we're hearing about in the news today. No program 5/27.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Calling all little ones! Bring your best game and learn basketball basics like dribbling and passing with an emphasis on fun. Closed-toe shoes required. For ages 3-4. No Programs on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/20
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Participants will become familiar with the bids that reside year-round in Battery Park City as well as those that migrate through on their way to northern destinations. Bird watching is an excellent activity to help children focus and hone their observation skills while celebrating these fascinating creatures! Fun projects will augment the study. Fee: 90 Offered Spring and Fall. For 1st - 3rd graders

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/21
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 10:30am - 11:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45am

    Join a fitness dance party with upbeat Latin music of salsa, merengue, hip-hop, and more! Enthusiastic instruction creates a fun community of dancers who learn new steps each week. Bring your friends and share in this fit and fun dancing community.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    A lunch time program for passerby’s on their lunch break to play chess. Actually, not just chess...Blitz chess! Blitz chess is a form of speed chess played on a clock where each opponent gets 5 minutes. It is fast, furious and fun.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Drop by the new Community Room and join seniors from the greater BPC area for conversations, local news, informal card and board games. Make new friends and catch up with neighbors. For more information emaill: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov .

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Time to get moving! Stretch out those little legs and have fun kicking, running, and learning the soccer basics with an emphasis on fun.  Meet new friends while going through simple drills focusing on coordination and movement. For children ages 3-4. Closed toes shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Space is limited.

    • 05/21
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem-solving, and strategic planning - plus it's fun! For ages 5 and up (adults welcome).

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of gardening with other children.  Enjoy planting flowers, vegetables and herbs, watering, weeding, and composting. Learn BPC Parks' green practices first-hand. Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/22
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/22
    • EnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Kindie Rock at Preschool Play

    • 10:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:45am

    Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead rocking story times and sing-a-longs!

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:00am - 1:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Get inspired by the beautiful expanse of Hudson River and New York Harbor. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of Wagner Park's verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided.

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureMusic & Dance
    • Battery Park City Adult Chorus

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Directed by Church Street School for Music and Art, the BPC Chorus is open to all adults who love to sing. Learn a mix of contemporary and classic songs, and perform at community events throughout the year. To learn more, contact registration@bpcparks.org  Free *NOTE: Battery Park City Adult Chorus originally scheduled for 1:00pm on 6/20 and 6/27 at 6 River Terrace has been relocated to the Church Street School of Music, 41 White St., NY, NY.  

    • 05/22
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike both long and short poses for participants to draw. Artists/educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique.  All drawing materials are supplied. This class takes place in South Cove near Battery Place & Second Place and is for adult participants (age 18 and up).

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor, or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants at all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Be part of a family orchestra as we sing and play in this fun-filled immersive musical workshop lead by the classical duo Colibri. Learn about composer Avro Pärt and help perform segments of his works Fratres and Spiegel Im Spiegel. The program ends with a full performance by the musicians.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 7:00pm

    Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

    • 05/19
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Three courts are available for Badminton play for all levels. Shuttlecocks & rackets provided.

    • 05/19
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm

    Commissioned to celebrate where city meets Hudson River waterfront-park landscapes, BPC’s public art is fascinating to view and discuss. Join Contemporary Art Historian Dorothea Basile for thought-provoking dialogue starting at The Real World, moving to Pavilion and concluding at The Lily Pool- where poet and Irish Literature professor Jon Curley will discuss the poetry inscribed at the site.

    • 05/20
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 9:45am - 10:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am - 10:15pm

    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 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 10:30am - 11:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45pm

    Strengthen the body through instructor-led rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Join this fun and vigorous session for a great workout! No program on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    It seems like every year brings a whole bunch of new nutrition trends and topics, from different "must follow" diets to "can't live without" superfoods. In this 3- part series we will cover the Keto Diet, Intermittent Fasting and learn to decode Organic with the goal to clear up what we're hearing about in the news today. No program 5/27.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Calling all little ones! Bring your best game and learn basketball basics like dribbling and passing with an emphasis on fun. Closed-toe shoes required. For ages 3-4. No Programs on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/20
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Participants will become familiar with the bids that reside year-round in Battery Park City as well as those that migrate through on their way to northern destinations. Bird watching is an excellent activity to help children focus and hone their observation skills while celebrating these fascinating creatures! Fun projects will augment the study. Fee: 90 Offered Spring and Fall. For 1st - 3rd graders

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/21
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 10:30am - 11:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45am

    Join a fitness dance party with upbeat Latin music of salsa, merengue, hip-hop, and more! Enthusiastic instruction creates a fun community of dancers who learn new steps each week. Bring your friends and share in this fit and fun dancing community.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    A lunch time program for passerby’s on their lunch break to play chess. Actually, not just chess...Blitz chess! Blitz chess is a form of speed chess played on a clock where each opponent gets 5 minutes. It is fast, furious and fun.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Drop by the new Community Room and join seniors from the greater BPC area for conversations, local news, informal card and board games. Make new friends and catch up with neighbors. For more information emaill: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov .

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Time to get moving! Stretch out those little legs and have fun kicking, running, and learning the soccer basics with an emphasis on fun.  Meet new friends while going through simple drills focusing on coordination and movement. For children ages 3-4. Closed toes shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Space is limited.

    • 05/21
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem-solving, and strategic planning - plus it's fun! For ages 5 and up (adults welcome).

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of gardening with other children.  Enjoy planting flowers, vegetables and herbs, watering, weeding, and composting. Learn BPC Parks' green practices first-hand. Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/22
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/22
    • EnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Kindie Rock at Preschool Play

    • 10:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:45am

    Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead rocking story times and sing-a-longs!

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:00am - 1:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Get inspired by the beautiful expanse of Hudson River and New York Harbor. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of Wagner Park's verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided.

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureMusic & Dance
    • Battery Park City Adult Chorus

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Directed by Church Street School for Music and Art, the BPC Chorus is open to all adults who love to sing. Learn a mix of contemporary and classic songs, and perform at community events throughout the year. To learn more, contact registration@bpcparks.org  Free *NOTE: Battery Park City Adult Chorus originally scheduled for 1:00pm on 6/20 and 6/27 at 6 River Terrace has been relocated to the Church Street School of Music, 41 White St., NY, NY.  

    • 05/22
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike both long and short poses for participants to draw. Artists/educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique.  All drawing materials are supplied. This class takes place in South Cove near Battery Place & Second Place and is for adult participants (age 18 and up).

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Paint in watercolor, or use pastels, chalk, and charcoal to capture the magical vistas of the Hudson River and the unique landscape of South Cove. An artist/educator will help participants at all levels with instruction and critique. Materials provided.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Be part of a family orchestra as we sing and play in this fun-filled immersive musical workshop lead by the classical duo Colibri. Learn about composer Avro Pärt and help perform segments of his works Fratres and Spiegel Im Spiegel. The program ends with a full performance by the musicians.

    • 05/18
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 7:00pm

    Brought to us by the The Flea Theater, HYPE MAN: A Break Beat Play, addresses challenging issues of race and social injustice through the story of a mixed-race hip hop crew about to break through to the national stage. As they rehearse for their network premier a tragedy takes place in a band members neighborhood. The tough conversations that follow test their friendships, their collective moral compass, all amidst the beats of a pulsating hip-hop soundtrack. Content not appropriate for young children. Recommended for teens and adults.

    • 05/19
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:30pm

    Three courts are available for Badminton play for all levels. Shuttlecocks & rackets provided.

    • 05/19
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm

    Commissioned to celebrate where city meets Hudson River waterfront-park landscapes, BPC’s public art is fascinating to view and discuss. Join Contemporary Art Historian Dorothea Basile for thought-provoking dialogue starting at The Real World, moving to Pavilion and concluding at The Lily Pool- where poet and Irish Literature professor Jon Curley will discuss the poetry inscribed at the site.

    • 05/20
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 9:45am - 10:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 9:45am - 10:15pm

    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 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 10:30am - 11:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45pm

    Strengthen the body through instructor-led rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Join this fun and vigorous session for a great workout! No program on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:15pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

    It seems like every year brings a whole bunch of new nutrition trends and topics, from different "must follow" diets to "can't live without" superfoods. In this 3- part series we will cover the Keto Diet, Intermittent Fasting and learn to decode Organic with the goal to clear up what we're hearing about in the news today. No program 5/27.

    • 05/20
    • CommunityExerciseKids & Family
    • Parent & Baby Yoga

    • 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:45pm

    Enjoy yoga in a safe and supportive environment while learning postures and exercises specifically suited for new parents and babies from new to crawling age. The class is focused on the parent, through movement exercises and songs for babies are included in the class. Mats and other yoga props are provided. Mondays, May 6th through June 24th Session A: 1:00pm - 2:15pm Session B: 2:30pm - 3:45pm Pre-registration is required.  To sign-up, please email or call 212.267.9700 x9363

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Calling all little ones! Bring your best game and learn basketball basics like dribbling and passing with an emphasis on fun. Closed-toe shoes required. For ages 3-4. No Programs on 5/27, 9/2, 10/14.

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/20
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

    Participants will become familiar with the bids that reside year-round in Battery Park City as well as those that migrate through on their way to northern destinations. Bird watching is an excellent activity to help children focus and hone their observation skills while celebrating these fascinating creatures! Fun projects will augment the study. Fee: 90 Offered Spring and Fall. For 1st - 3rd graders

    • 05/20
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    We got game! Children are welcome for community basketball on the Rockefeller Park courts on Monday afternoons.  No adults are allowed!  We use adjustable hoops to accommodate kids of all sizes. In this program, fun is emphasized over competition. Led by Parks Programming leaders, children do drills and play games to improve their skills. Close-toed shoes required. The basketball courts in Rockefeller Park are located between Warren & Murray Streets.

    • 05/21
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 10:30am - 11:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 10:30am - 11:45am

    Join a fitness dance party with upbeat Latin music of salsa, merengue, hip-hop, and more! Enthusiastic instruction creates a fun community of dancers who learn new steps each week. Bring your friends and share in this fit and fun dancing community.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    A lunch time program for passerby’s on their lunch break to play chess. Actually, not just chess...Blitz chess! Blitz chess is a form of speed chess played on a clock where each opponent gets 5 minutes. It is fast, furious and fun.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

    Drop by the new Community Room and join seniors from the greater BPC area for conversations, local news, informal card and board games. Make new friends and catch up with neighbors. For more information emaill: 200rector@bpca.ny.gov .

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:45pm - 3:15pm

    Time to get moving! Stretch out those little legs and have fun kicking, running, and learning the soccer basics with an emphasis on fun.  Meet new friends while going through simple drills focusing on coordination and movement. For children ages 3-4. Closed toes shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 3:45pm

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Space is limited.

    • 05/21
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/21
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    Play the popular strategy game while getting pointers and advice from an expert. Chess improves concentration, problem-solving, and strategic planning - plus it's fun! For ages 5 and up (adults welcome).

    • 05/21
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of gardening with other children.  Enjoy planting flowers, vegetables and herbs, watering, weeding, and composting. Learn BPC Parks' green practices first-hand. Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 05/21
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Learn the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting and overall gameplay. Meet new friends while engaging in games and drills focused on balance, coordination, movement, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 05/22
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 10:00am - 11:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

    Play is the cornerstone of early childhood development. Meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers for interactive play on a grassy lawn. Sing, dance, shake, and hear stories too! Carefully selected play equipment and toys are provided - plus water play! No Programs on 5/27, 9/02, 10/14.

    • 05/22
    • EnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Kindie Rock at Preschool Play

    • 10:45am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 10:45am

    Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead rocking story times and sing-a-longs!

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:00am - 1:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm

    Get inspired by the beautiful expanse of Hudson River and New York Harbor. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of Wagner Park's verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided.

    • 05/22
    • Art & CultureMusic & Dance
    • Battery Park City Adult Chorus

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Directed by Church Street School for Music and Art, the BPC Chorus is open to all adults who love to sing. Learn a mix of contemporary and classic songs, and perform at community events throughout the year. To learn more, contact registration@bpcparks.org  Free *NOTE: Battery Park City Adult Chorus originally scheduled for 1:00pm on 6/20 and 6/27 at 6 River Terrace has been relocated to the Church Street School of Music, 41 White St., NY, NY.  

    • 05/22
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

    Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike both long and short poses for participants to draw. Artists/educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique.  All drawing materials are supplied. This class takes place in South Cove near Battery Place & Second Place and is for adult participants (age 18 and up).