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    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/09
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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

    • 08/09
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug's-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/09
    • ClassesKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! FOR AGES 6-10, SPACE IS LIMITED. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilySeniors
    • 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).

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesSeniors
    • FIGURE AL FRESCO

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rector Park East
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This BPC park offers a unique setting to observe and sketch the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. An artist/educator will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Drawing materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • AdultsCommunitySeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE

    • 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Help replenish dwindling supplies in the tri-state area. The whole process takes less than an hour and one donation can save multiple lives! Sign up today at: nybloodcenter.org

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Join our community of artists of all skill levels as we are inspired by our surroundings to create with drawing materials, pastels and watercolors. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of BPC’s verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsExerciseKids & FamilyParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    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. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/11
    • AdultsArt & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: LADAMA

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    LADAMA has a sound hatched across continents and languages combining traditional and non-traditional instrumentation. This group of four dynamic women deliver a fresh take on Pan-American rhythms creating a unique blend of enthralling sounds and are rising stars on the Latin Alternative music scene.  

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    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. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/27, 7/1, 9/2, and 10/7

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureSpecial EventTour
    • SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM WALKING TOURS: THE NORTH NEIGHBORHOOD

    • 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: The Winter Garden at Brookfield Place
    Time: 4:00pm

    This tour 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 also explore the history and design of the Irish Hunger Memorial completed in 2001, located two blocks from ground zero. Please RSVP Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesCommunityentertainmentMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET JAM ON THE HUDSON

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Rhythm and grooves fill the air at this Friday evening program. Follow the lead of professional drummers as they guide you through the pulsating beats of traditional African drumming techniques and methods. Drums provided, dancing welcome! 

    • 08/13
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Cancelled

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/13
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/14
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:30am - 10:00am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Lily Pond
    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join the group and workout to great music! No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKidsKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:15am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 11:15am

    Children learn to reflect through the experience of stories. Join us as we explore excellent works of illustrated children’s literature that bring us together in the here and now. Singing and dancing included! No program on 5/30,  6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Cancelled

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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

    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/09
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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

    • 08/09
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug's-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/09
    • ClassesKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! FOR AGES 6-10, SPACE IS LIMITED. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilySeniors
    • 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).

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesSeniors
    • FIGURE AL FRESCO

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rector Park East
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This BPC park offers a unique setting to observe and sketch the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. An artist/educator will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Drawing materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • AdultsCommunitySeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE

    • 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Help replenish dwindling supplies in the tri-state area. The whole process takes less than an hour and one donation can save multiple lives! Sign up today at: nybloodcenter.org

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Join our community of artists of all skill levels as we are inspired by our surroundings to create with drawing materials, pastels and watercolors. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of BPC’s verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsExerciseKids & FamilyParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    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. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/11
    • AdultsArt & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: LADAMA

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    LADAMA has a sound hatched across continents and languages combining traditional and non-traditional instrumentation. This group of four dynamic women deliver a fresh take on Pan-American rhythms creating a unique blend of enthralling sounds and are rising stars on the Latin Alternative music scene.  

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    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. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/27, 7/1, 9/2, and 10/7

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureSpecial EventTour
    • SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM WALKING TOURS: THE NORTH NEIGHBORHOOD

    • 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: The Winter Garden at Brookfield Place
    Time: 4:00pm

    This tour 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 also explore the history and design of the Irish Hunger Memorial completed in 2001, located two blocks from ground zero. Please RSVP Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesCommunityentertainmentMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET JAM ON THE HUDSON

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Rhythm and grooves fill the air at this Friday evening program. Follow the lead of professional drummers as they guide you through the pulsating beats of traditional African drumming techniques and methods. Drums provided, dancing welcome! 

    • 08/13
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Cancelled

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/13
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/14
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:30am - 10:00am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Lily Pond
    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join the group and workout to great music! No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKidsKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:15am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 11:15am

    Children learn to reflect through the experience of stories. Join us as we explore excellent works of illustrated children’s literature that bring us together in the here and now. Singing and dancing included! No program on 5/30,  6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Cancelled

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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

    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/09
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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

    • 08/09
    • EnvironmentKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • YOUNG SPROUTS GARDENING

    • 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 2:30pm - 3:00pm

    A wonderful opportunity for little gardeners and their accompanying adults to get a bug's-eye-view of the world! Join us as we read stories about the life within our garden beds and then head into the Children’s Garden to water, dig, and admire the plants and flowers all around us! Together, we will observe the changing seasons and learn about the pollinators and other insects who help our plants thrive. Gardening is a great introduction to teaching us how to care for the environment.

    • 08/09
    • CommunityentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • SENIOR DROP-IN

    • 2:30pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 200 Rector Place
    Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/09
    • ClassesKidsNatureParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S GARDENING CLUB

    • 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:15pm - 4:45pm

    Discover the fun and rewards of tending a garden. Plant annuals and native perennials, and take part in watering, weeding, composting, and other green gardening practices. Learn how our resilient garden provides food for pollinating insects and birds. Fun nature studies and art projects will augment the program. For children who love nature and like to get dirty! FOR AGES 6-10, SPACE IS LIMITED. Registration required, please email: registration@bpca.ny.gov

    • 08/09
    • AdultsClassesentertainmentGames & SportsKidsKids & FamilySeniors
    • 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).

    • 08/09
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S SOCCER (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Kickstart your afternoon with soccer! Practice the basics of dribbling, passing, shooting, and game strategy with fun and challenging exercises and drills for all levels. Meet new friends while engaging in skill-building sessions focused on balance, coordination, movement and awareness. Closed-toe shoes required. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesSeniors
    • FIGURE AL FRESCO

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rector Park East
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This BPC park offers a unique setting to observe and sketch the human figure. Each week a model will strike short and long poses for participants to draw. An artist/educator will offer constructive suggestions and critique. Drawing materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • AdultsCommunitySeniorsSpecial Event
    • SUMMER BLOOD DRIVE

    • 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: 6 River Terrace
    Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm

    Help replenish dwindling supplies in the tri-state area. The whole process takes less than an hour and one donation can save multiple lives! Sign up today at: nybloodcenter.org

    • 08/10
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • ELEMENTS OF NATURE DRAWING

    • 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Join our community of artists of all skill levels as we are inspired by our surroundings to create with drawing materials, pastels and watercolors. Embolden your artwork amidst the flower-filled and seasonally evolving palette of BPC’s verdant gardens. An artist/educator will provide ideas and instruction. Materials provided, and artists are encouraged to bring their own favorite media.

    • 08/10
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • WEDNESDAY ART IN TEARDROP

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Explore the unique environment of Teardrop Park while creating dynamic art. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/10
    • AdultsExerciseKids & FamilyParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET YOGA

    • 6:00pm - 7:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    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. Bringing your own mat is encouraged, as provided accessories are first come first serve.

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKids & FamilyParks & Rec.
    • PRESCHOOL ART

    • 10:30am - 12:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/11
    • Art & CultureClassesKidsKids & FamilyNature
    • THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

    • 3:30pm - 5:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

    Let your inner artist shine! Join other school-age children for art by the Park House. Art teachers lead individual and group projects using clay, collage, paint and more. Referencing our Zero Waste Initiative, projects with a focus on recycled, upcycled, and reused materials will inspire artists to care for our world in creative ways! Art supplies provided. Dress for a mess! For ages 5 and up. 

    • 08/11
    • AdultsArt & CultureentertainmentKids & FamilyMusic & DanceParks & Rec.SeniorsSpecial Event
    • INTERLUDES: LADAMA

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Belvedere Plaza
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    LADAMA has a sound hatched across continents and languages combining traditional and non-traditional instrumentation. This group of four dynamic women deliver a fresh take on Pan-American rhythms creating a unique blend of enthralling sounds and are rising stars on the Latin Alternative music scene.  

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesParks & Rec.Seniors
    • TAI CHI

    • 8:30am - 9:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Esplanade Plaza
    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. An ideal choice for participants of all ages. No program 5/27, 7/1, 9/2, and 10/7

    • 08/12
    • Art & CultureCommunityEducationEnvironmentNatureSpecial EventTour
    • SKYSCRAPER MUSEUM WALKING TOURS: THE NORTH NEIGHBORHOOD

    • 4:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: The Winter Garden at Brookfield Place
    Time: 4:00pm

    This tour 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 also explore the history and design of the Irish Hunger Memorial completed in 2001, located two blocks from ground zero. Please RSVP Presented by The Skyscraper Museum in partnership with Battery Park City Authority

    • 08/12
    • AdultsClassesCommunityentertainmentMusic & DanceParks & Rec.Seniors
    • SUNSET JAM ON THE HUDSON

    • 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm

    Rhythm and grooves fill the air at this Friday evening program. Follow the lead of professional drummers as they guide you through the pulsating beats of traditional African drumming techniques and methods. Drums provided, dancing welcome! 

    • 08/13
    • AdultsArt & CultureClassesNatureSeniors
    • DRAWING IN THE PARK

    • 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Cancelled

    Location: South Cove
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

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

    • 08/13
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/14
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseNatureParks & Rec.Seniors
    • MORNING MEDITATION

    • 9:30am - 10:00am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Lily Pond
    Time: 9:30am - 10:00am

    Start your day by balancing your mind, body, and spirit during instructor guided meditation. This renowned practice lowers blood pressure, reduces stress, and strengthens the immune system. No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • AdultsExerciseSeniors
    • SENIOR GROUP EXERCISE

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

    Strengthen the whole body from warm-up to cool-down with various fun exercises. The instructor will lead you in rhythmic movement and aerobics, balance and coordination exercises, as well as strength training. Come join the group and workout to great music! No program on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • Art & CultureentertainmentKidsKids & FamilyNatureParks & Rec.
    • STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

    • 10:30am - 11:15am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park House
    Time: 10:30am - 11:15am

    Children learn to reflect through the experience of stories. Join us as we explore excellent works of illustrated children’s literature that bring us together in the here and now. Singing and dancing included! No program on 5/30,  6/20, 7/4, 9/5, and 10/10.

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 3-5)

    • 3:00pm - 3:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • ClassesExerciseGames & SportsKidsParks & Rec.
    • CHILDREN’S BASKETBALL (Ages 6-10)

    • 3:45pm - 4:30pm

    Cancelled

    Location: Rockefeller Park Basketball Court
    Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

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

    • 08/15
    • 41st BATTERY DANCE FESTIVAL

    • 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Wagner Park
    Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Battery Dance Festival, New York City’s longest-running free public dance festival, returns this summer with live performances at Wagner Park. The Festival will feature international companies from Singapore, Canada, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain, India, and Tahiti, as well as some of the best New York City has to offer. If you can’t attend the Festival in person, tune into the free livestream for our audiences around the world. Celebrate the joy of dance this summer in Battery Park City! Presented by Battery Dance in partnership with Battery Park City Authority.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsClassesExerciseMusic & DanceSeniors
    • ADULT ZUMBA

    • 10:30am - 11:30am

    This event will occur as scheduled.

    Location: Irish Hunger Memorial Plaza
    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. Bring your friends and come prepared for enthusiastic instruction, a little strength training and a lot of fun.

    • 08/16
    • AdultsentertainmentGames & SportsSeniors
    • BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

    • 12:30pm - 1:30pm

    This event will occur as scheduled.

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

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