TARANTELLA

Join Boston based ensemble Newpoli in an exploration of southern Italian tarantella and pizzica! Let yourself be enchanted by their mesmerizing, trance-inducing mix of classics and originals inspired by the cultures of the Mediterranean Sea. Wear your long skirts, wave scarves and learn a few simple steps that will transport you to an Italian village summer festival!

Sunset Jam on the Hudson

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!

No program on 8/16.

BPC Running Club

Jog the 2.4 miles down and back along the Battery Parks City Esplanade. Guided with warm-up and cool-down and a favorable pace for all participants. Meet inside CCSHS at 345 Chambers St. Free.

NY LAUGHS: LAUGHTER IN THE PARKS

NY Laughs, a non-profit that presents live stand-up comedy performances in NYC public spaces brings the hilarious Roy Wood, Jr. of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah to their inspiring Laughter in the Park series presented in BPC. Laughter enriches lives and can make the world a better place, so come laugh out loud with your fellow New Yorkers at this community building comedy event.

Sunset Jam on the Hudson

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!

No program on 8/16.

BPC Running Club

Jog the 2.4 miles down and back along the Battery Parks City Esplanade. Guided with warm-up and cool-down and a favorable pace for all participants. Meet inside CCSHS at 345 Chambers St. Free.

RIVER & BLUES: LOW CUT CONNIE

The contagious joy of a Low Cut Connie show starts onstage and quickly spreads throughout the crowd. The rootsy, soulful sounds explode into high-octane, red-blooded, American rock-and-roll driven by the pounding piano of frontman Adam Weiner. They will be performing songs from five studio albums including their latest release Dirty Pictures (Part 2), which Rolling Stone describes as “a stand-alone triumph of missionary zeal.”

City of Water Day!

Come celebrate City of Water Day! Join us for an educational scavenger hunt along the waterfront! Learn about the importance of environmental sustainability, find out where water goes when it rains, and who uses the water in Battery Park City. We’ll read books that celebrate water and conservation.