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    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • STRINGS-ON-HUDSON: PUBLIQUARTET

    • 6:30pm

    Time: 6:30pm

    6:30PM, BELVEDERE PLAZA Grammy nominated PQ String quartet presents genre-bending programs ranging from 20th century masterworks to newly commissioned pieces.

    • 08/06
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/07
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/07
    • EducationKids
    • Skyscraper Museum Family Program — Parks & Public Art: Statues & Sculptures in BPC

    • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

    11:00 AM, OUTDOORS: STARTS AT SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM, 39 BATTERY PL. Battery Park City has a long history of public art projects and its parks are an outdoor gallery of sculptures and permanent art installations. Starting at the Skyscraper Museum, we will seek out the neighborhood’s variety of artworks and look closely to discover their secrets and stories. With their inspiration, kids will create their own artworks using supplies provided by the Museum. What art do you want to see in your neighborhood? Ages: 2nd-5th grade.   This event is free to the public. Every child should be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Pre-registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parks-public-art-statues-sculptures-in-battery-park-city-tickets-155699117251   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/08
    • CommunityEducationentertainment
    • Museum of Jewish Heritage Family Program — Pickle Soup and Other Tales For The Curious

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York and Virtual Join the Museum for “Pickle Soup and Other Tales for the Curious” by puppeteer and eccentric hostess Jenny Romaine, with Jewish time wheel technician Elana June Margolis and friends. Pickle Soup is a puppet show for those of us who are serious about fun. Come ready to play, and to co-create a “Jewish time machine” with everyone who shows up. This program, intended for kids of all ages and their families, will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall with live stream tickets available. In-person pre-registration available here. Live stream pre-registration available here. Presented by Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/10
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/10
    • EducationKidsNature
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:15pm - 2:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Gardening is a great way to start your little one to care for and take care of the environment.

    • 08/10
    • CommunityGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 08/10
    • ClassesCommunityEducationKidsNature
    • GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED. Discover the fun and rewards of planting flowers, vegetables and herbs- plus watering, weeding, and composting. Learn green practices first-hand, and join us as we celebrate the beauty of BPC’s unique urban environment. Fun nature studies, art projects and sign-making for the garden will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! For ages 6-10.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesEducationNature
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Wagner Park, with its amazing gardens and views of the Hudson River and New York Bay, is the perfect setting to practice your art. Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only.

    • 08/11
    • CommunityentertainmentNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get creative after-school in this fantastic BPC park where spring is magical. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project.

    • 08/11
    • AdultsClassesExerciseNature
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: yoga mat, water, weights, hand towel etc.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/12
    • EducationTour
    • Skyscraper Museum Walking Tours: BPC North Neighborhood

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    4:00 PM, STARTS AT THE WINTERGARDEN AT BROOKFIELD PLACE The third of the Museum’s thematic walking tours of Battery Park City covers the north residential neighborhood, which was developed in several phases, beginning with Stuyvesant High School at the northeast edge and the esplanade and Rockefeller Park along the Hudson. A diagonal avenue lined with apartment buildings creates one face of the neighborhood, while the inner courts of the large blocks are connected by the delightful Teardrop Park. We will explore the experiences of this small park which concentrates landscape architecture into a miniature world. Tour duration is around 60 minutes.   Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-residential-neighborhood-repeat-tickets-156564497627   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/13
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/13
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/14
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/16
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/16
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/16
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/17
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsentertainmentNature
    • 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 passersby to play a quick game of 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.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentKidsNature
    • DROP-IN BACKGAMMON

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • STRINGS-ON-HUDSON: PUBLIQUARTET

    • 6:30pm

    Time: 6:30pm

    6:30PM, BELVEDERE PLAZA Grammy nominated PQ String quartet presents genre-bending programs ranging from 20th century masterworks to newly commissioned pieces.

    • 08/06
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/07
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/07
    • EducationKids
    • Skyscraper Museum Family Program — Parks & Public Art: Statues & Sculptures in BPC

    • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

    11:00 AM, OUTDOORS: STARTS AT SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM, 39 BATTERY PL. Battery Park City has a long history of public art projects and its parks are an outdoor gallery of sculptures and permanent art installations. Starting at the Skyscraper Museum, we will seek out the neighborhood’s variety of artworks and look closely to discover their secrets and stories. With their inspiration, kids will create their own artworks using supplies provided by the Museum. What art do you want to see in your neighborhood? Ages: 2nd-5th grade.   This event is free to the public. Every child should be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Pre-registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parks-public-art-statues-sculptures-in-battery-park-city-tickets-155699117251   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/08
    • CommunityEducationentertainment
    • Museum of Jewish Heritage Family Program — Pickle Soup and Other Tales For The Curious

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York and Virtual Join the Museum for “Pickle Soup and Other Tales for the Curious” by puppeteer and eccentric hostess Jenny Romaine, with Jewish time wheel technician Elana June Margolis and friends. Pickle Soup is a puppet show for those of us who are serious about fun. Come ready to play, and to co-create a “Jewish time machine” with everyone who shows up. This program, intended for kids of all ages and their families, will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall with live stream tickets available. In-person pre-registration available here. Live stream pre-registration available here. Presented by Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/10
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/10
    • EducationKidsNature
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:15pm - 2:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Gardening is a great way to start your little one to care for and take care of the environment.

    • 08/10
    • CommunityGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 08/10
    • ClassesCommunityEducationKidsNature
    • GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED. Discover the fun and rewards of planting flowers, vegetables and herbs- plus watering, weeding, and composting. Learn green practices first-hand, and join us as we celebrate the beauty of BPC’s unique urban environment. Fun nature studies, art projects and sign-making for the garden will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! For ages 6-10.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesEducationNature
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Wagner Park, with its amazing gardens and views of the Hudson River and New York Bay, is the perfect setting to practice your art. Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only.

    • 08/11
    • CommunityentertainmentNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get creative after-school in this fantastic BPC park where spring is magical. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project.

    • 08/11
    • AdultsClassesExerciseNature
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: yoga mat, water, weights, hand towel etc.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/12
    • EducationTour
    • Skyscraper Museum Walking Tours: BPC North Neighborhood

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    4:00 PM, STARTS AT THE WINTERGARDEN AT BROOKFIELD PLACE The third of the Museum’s thematic walking tours of Battery Park City covers the north residential neighborhood, which was developed in several phases, beginning with Stuyvesant High School at the northeast edge and the esplanade and Rockefeller Park along the Hudson. A diagonal avenue lined with apartment buildings creates one face of the neighborhood, while the inner courts of the large blocks are connected by the delightful Teardrop Park. We will explore the experiences of this small park which concentrates landscape architecture into a miniature world. Tour duration is around 60 minutes.   Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-residential-neighborhood-repeat-tickets-156564497627   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/13
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/13
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/14
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/16
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/16
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/16
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/17
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsentertainmentNature
    • 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 passersby to play a quick game of 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.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentKidsNature
    • DROP-IN BACKGAMMON

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/05
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • STRINGS-ON-HUDSON: PUBLIQUARTET

    • 6:30pm

    Time: 6:30pm

    6:30PM, BELVEDERE PLAZA Grammy nominated PQ String quartet presents genre-bending programs ranging from 20th century masterworks to newly commissioned pieces.

    • 08/06
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/06
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/07
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/07
    • EducationKids
    • Skyscraper Museum Family Program — Parks & Public Art: Statues & Sculptures in BPC

    • 11:00am - 12:00pm

    Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

    11:00 AM, OUTDOORS: STARTS AT SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM, 39 BATTERY PL. Battery Park City has a long history of public art projects and its parks are an outdoor gallery of sculptures and permanent art installations. Starting at the Skyscraper Museum, we will seek out the neighborhood’s variety of artworks and look closely to discover their secrets and stories. With their inspiration, kids will create their own artworks using supplies provided by the Museum. What art do you want to see in your neighborhood? Ages: 2nd-5th grade.   This event is free to the public. Every child should be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Pre-registration required at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parks-public-art-statues-sculptures-in-battery-park-city-tickets-155699117251   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/08
    • CommunityEducationentertainment
    • Museum of Jewish Heritage Family Program — Pickle Soup and Other Tales For The Curious

    • 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Museum of Jewish Heritage 36 Battery Place, New York and Virtual Join the Museum for “Pickle Soup and Other Tales for the Curious” by puppeteer and eccentric hostess Jenny Romaine, with Jewish time wheel technician Elana June Margolis and friends. Pickle Soup is a puppet show for those of us who are serious about fun. Come ready to play, and to co-create a “Jewish time machine” with everyone who shows up. This program, intended for kids of all ages and their families, will be held live in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall with live stream tickets available. In-person pre-registration available here. Live stream pre-registration available here. Presented by Museum of Jewish Heritage in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/10
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/10
    • EducationKidsNature
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:15pm - 2:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    An introduction to organic gardening for children 3-5 years old with accompanying adults. Gardening is a great way to start your little one to care for and take care of the environment.

    • 08/10
    • CommunityGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required.

    • 08/10
    • ClassesCommunityEducationKidsNature
    • GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    FREE PROGRAM: REGISTRATION REQUIRED, SPACE IS LIMITED. Discover the fun and rewards of planting flowers, vegetables and herbs- plus watering, weeding, and composting. Learn green practices first-hand, and join us as we celebrate the beauty of BPC’s unique urban environment. Fun nature studies, art projects and sign-making for the garden will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! For ages 6-10.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesEducationNature
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 11:00am - 12:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Wagner Park, with its amazing gardens and views of the Hudson River and New York Bay, is the perfect setting to practice your art. Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only.

    • 08/11
    • CommunityentertainmentNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Teardrop Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Get creative after-school in this fantastic BPC park where spring is magical. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project.

    • 08/11
    • AdultsClassesExerciseNature
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Namaste! Unwind from the day with outdoor yoga. Immerse yourself in this meditative practice- surrounded by the Hudson’s peaceful aura. Strengthen the body and cultivate awareness in a relaxed environment as your instructor guides you through alignments and poses. All levels are welcome. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: yoga mat, water, weights, hand towel etc.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY MORNING ART FOR CHILDREN

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Enjoy some creative art-making with your young one while spending the morning in Rockefeller Park. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the project of the day.

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY AFTERNOON FAMILY FUN

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    3-4PM, ROCKEFELLER PARK Celebrate springtime with art and nature activities. Pick up a “kit bag” with instructions for the day’s project. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance

    • 08/12
    • EducationTour
    • Skyscraper Museum Walking Tours: BPC North Neighborhood

    • 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

    4:00 PM, STARTS AT THE WINTERGARDEN AT BROOKFIELD PLACE The third of the Museum’s thematic walking tours of Battery Park City covers the north residential neighborhood, which was developed in several phases, beginning with Stuyvesant High School at the northeast edge and the esplanade and Rockefeller Park along the Hudson. A diagonal avenue lined with apartment buildings creates one face of the neighborhood, while the inner courts of the large blocks are connected by the delightful Teardrop Park. We will explore the experiences of this small park which concentrates landscape architecture into a miniature world. Tour duration is around 60 minutes.   Pre-registration is required at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-residential-neighborhood-repeat-tickets-156564497627   Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/13
    • ClassesCommunityExerciseNature
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Time: 8:30am - 9:30am

    Improve balance, strength and focus through gentle exercises. The sights and sounds of the river provide a serene background for the ancient flowing postures.

    • 08/13
    • Art & CultureCommunityKids & FamilyMusic & DanceNature
    • Sunset Jam on the Hudson

    • 6:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm

    Maguette Camara leads a weekly sunset drumming circle in the tradition of West African rhythm and dance. Drums provided.

    • 08/14
    • Art & CultureCommunity
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

    South Cove is a special place in spring, and what better time than Saturday mornings to practice your art! Participants are expected to bring their own drawing and painting supplies, including drawing boards and containers of water if they are planning to paint. BPCA will supply drawing paper and watercolor paper only. • Masks and contact information required upon arrival. • Participants must maintain six feet of physical distance between households. • All programs will be held in accordance with New York State reopening guidance.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/16
    • ClassesExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with a variety of fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join for a fun workout in the fresh air! Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel, etc.

    • 08/16
    • CommunityentertainmentExerciseGames & SportsKidsNature
    • PARK PLAY (AGES 6+)

    • 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Kick start your afternoon with creative play and fun in the sun! Challenging games and drills for all levels. Skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. No program 7/5

    • 08/16
    • Art & CultureCommunityentertainment
    • Battery Dance Festival

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Wagner Park 20 Battery Place, New York The Battery Dance Festival is New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival. Each year, the Festival draws a combined audience of over 12,000 in-person and over 35,000 virtual viewers. Free in-person and live streamed performances from 7-9pm August 15-20 at Robert F. Wagner Park. For more information, click here. Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/17
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & Dance
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Exercise in disguise! Join in on the fun featuring easy-to-follow Latin dance choreography while working on your balance, coordination and range of motion. Come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun. Participants are expected to bring their own equipment: weights, water bottle, hand towel etc.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsentertainmentNature
    • 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 passersby to play a quick game of 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.

    • 08/17
    • AdultsCommunityentertainmentKidsNature
    • DROP-IN BACKGAMMON

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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