I LOVE MY PARK DAY – CANCELLED

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

Calling all Citizen Scientists! Download the iNaturalist free app to learn about the vast diversity of wildlife that call BPC home. Every observation contributes to documenting the biodiversity of Battery Park City. Stop by the information table for more details!

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THURSDAY ART IN ROCKEFELLER

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

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

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PRESCHOOL ART

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

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

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SUNSET YOGA

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

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.

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KINDIE ROCK

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

Our fantastic roster of Stories & Songs performers lead families with little ones in rocking sing-a-longs!

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BLITZ CHESS & BACKGAMMON

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

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. 

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STORYTIME AT THE PARK HOUSE

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

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

NATURE IN POETRY

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

In celebration of Poetry Month, join Poet/Literature Professor Jon Curley in a thoughtful tour of how BPC’s green spaces reflect a lyrical experience. Click into the event to RSVP.

SATURDAY FAMILY WORKSHOPS: EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

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

In celebration of Earthday, we take inspiration from the practice of Mottainai in Japan which encourages all to be thoughtful about waste. Create and share a zero waste ochiba art design and enjoy a dynamic live drumming performance by Taiko Masala.  

MARDI GRAS PARKHOUSE FLOAT

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

Stop by for a special “Yardi-Gras” moment right in our very own backyard! BPCA staff will celebrate Fat Tuesday by transforming the Rockefeller Park House into a New Orleans style “House Float” celebrating the biodiversity of Battery Park City. Art project, music, and a festive atmosphere provided.