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    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 11:48am

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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 11:48am

    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 .

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. A garden themed storytime is followed by activities like watering, searching for butterflies and bees, and planting. A great way to introduce your preschooler to the joys of BPC gardening! *Space is limited.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club*

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Wednesdays in Teardrop

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Materials provided. Dress for a mess. For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNatureParks & Rec.
    • Sunset Yoga

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice surrounded by the Hudson's peaceful aura. Strengthen the bod and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat.  

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNature
    • SUNRISE YOGA

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Rise and shine and begin your morning with an outdoor yoga class that will help align your chakras and invigorate your day. Instructors focus on movements meant to enhance posture alignment and increase flexibility and balance. All levels welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve. No Program 7/4.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Preschool Art

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint, and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age-appropriate projects planned by an art educator/artist. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 11:48am

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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 11:48am

    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 .

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. A garden themed storytime is followed by activities like watering, searching for butterflies and bees, and planting. A great way to introduce your preschooler to the joys of BPC gardening! *Space is limited.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club*

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Wednesdays in Teardrop

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Materials provided. Dress for a mess. For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNatureParks & Rec.
    • Sunset Yoga

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice surrounded by the Hudson's peaceful aura. Strengthen the bod and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat.  

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNature
    • SUNRISE YOGA

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Rise and shine and begin your morning with an outdoor yoga class that will help align your chakras and invigorate your day. Instructors focus on movements meant to enhance posture alignment and increase flexibility and balance. All levels welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve. No Program 7/4.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Preschool Art

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint, and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age-appropriate projects planned by an art educator/artist. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentNature
    • Drawing in the Park

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOP: CLASSICAL MUSIC

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureMusic & DanceNatureSpecial Event
    • HYPE MAN: A BREAK BEAT PLAY

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & Sports
    • BADMINTON (SUNDAYS)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Community Center
    Time: 11:48am

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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureSpecial Event
    • THE ART OF NELSON A. ROCKEFELLER PARK

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Exercise
    • Morning Meditation

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Senior Group Exercise

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • MEET ME IN THE KITCHEN: HOT TOPICS IN NUTRITION

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Asphalt Green
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Basketball for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 5-6)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Bird Watching Club: Spring Session

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 11:48am

    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

    • 06/06
    • ExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Childrens Basketball (Ages 7 & Older)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseGames & SportsMusic & Dance
    • Zumba Jumpstart

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsNature
    • BLITZ CHESS

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseMusic & Dance
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Street
    Time: 11:48am

    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 .

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Preschoolers

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Young Sprouts Gardening

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. A garden themed storytime is followed by activities like watering, searching for butterflies and bees, and planting. A great way to introduce your preschooler to the joys of BPC gardening! *Space is limited.

    • 06/06
    • EnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 5-7)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Drop-In Chess

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityEnvironmentKids & FamilyNature
    • Gardening Club*

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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. Cycle A: 5/7 - 6/25 Cycle B: 7/2 - 8/27 Cycle C: 9/3 - 10/29 Fee: $120 per cycle. For ages 6-10. Registration is required. Please call 212-267-9700 or email registration@bpcparks.org to register.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureEnvironmentExerciseGames & SportsKids & Family
    • Soccer for Children (Ages 8-11)

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Games & SportsKids & Family
    • Preschool Play

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • Elements of Nature Drawing

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    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.

    • 06/06
    • Art & Culture
    • Figure Al Fresco

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 11:48am

    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).

    • 06/06
    • CommunityGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Wednesdays in Teardrop

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Explore unique Teardrop Park while enjoying energetic lawn games and creating dynamic art. Artist educators lead individual and group creative projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Materials provided. Dress for a mess. For ages 5 and up.

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNatureParks & Rec.
    • Sunset Yoga

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice surrounded by the Hudson's peaceful aura. Strengthen the bod and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels welcome. Please bring your own mat.  

    • 06/06
    • CommunityExerciseNature
    • SUNRISE YOGA

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Rise and shine and begin your morning with an outdoor yoga class that will help align your chakras and invigorate your day. Instructors focus on movements meant to enhance posture alignment and increase flexibility and balance. All levels welcome. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve. No Program 7/4.

    • 06/06
    • Art & CultureGames & SportsKids & FamilyNature
    • Preschool Art

    • 11:48am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 11:48am

    Very young artists are introduced to paper, clay, paint, and everyday recyclable materials, transforming them into masterpieces of creativity and delight. Age-appropriate projects planned by an art educator/artist. Materials provided. Dress for a mess!