FRIDAY NIGHT ART HOUSE CLASSICS: PUTNEY SWOPE

The best art house cinema is characterized by independent filmmakers with uncompromising vision. This series features courageous films inspired by the civil rights movement. Putney Swope is a 1969 satirical comedy film about a black advertising executive. The film satirizes the advertising world, the portrayal of race in Hollywood films, the white power structure and the nature of corporate corruption. Free popcorn will be served, and a discussion will follow the screenings.

*Mature audiences only.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS

Kickoff the holiday season with a festive and charming evening of caroling, warm beverages and sweet treats with your Battery Park City community! If you wish, donate to those in need by bringing a new, unwrapped gift for Stockings With Care. You may also drop off gift donations in advance at 75 Battery Place.

GO FISH!

Join experienced anglers for catch-and release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. The day also features an art project and a nature walk. Don’t miss an unforgettable performance sung in Spanish and English by Sonia De Los Santos and her band! Plus: BPCA’s Zero Waste Committee will be on hand to share their exciting initiatives in environmental responsibility.

10AM–1PM: CATCH–AND–RELEASE FISHING
11AM: ART PROJECT
11AM: NATURE WALK
12PM: FAMILY CONCERT

DOCKAPPELLA

Join us for an autumn celebration of intricately woven harmonies along the Hudson River. Get inspired by the vocal stylings of the finest college a cappella groups in the Northeast. Six ensembles will showcase their pitch-perfect vocal renditions from a diverse mix of musical genres. Bring a blanket, a picnic lunch and enjoy the music with New York Harbor and the Statue of Liberty as backdrop!

FEATURED PERFORMERS:

THE N’HARMONICS                                                                    THE NOR’EASTERS
New York University                                                                      Northeastern University

NOTES AND KEYS                                                                        OFF THE BEAT
Columbia University                                                                      Univerity of Pennsylvania

THE OPPORTUNES                                                                      PITCH SLAPPED
Harvard University                                                                        Berklee College of Music

GO FISH!

Join experienced anglers for catch-and release fishing and learn about life in the Hudson River. The day also features an art project and a nature walk. Don’t miss a live performance by Grammy Award Winning Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats! Plus: Volunteers for Wildlife will present Raptors! Get an up-close look at these fascinating birds of prey.
10AM–1PM: CATCH–AND–RELEASE FISHING
11AM: ART PROJECT
11AM: RAPTORS! PRESENTATION AND NATURE WALK
12PM: FAMILY CONCERT

CHEF TALKS: JULIET MASTERS

Chef Juliet Masters of The Edge Harlem, a trend-setting eatery that pays homage to the Harlem Renaissance, will share her family
stories and offer a small taste of her unique culinary point of view that blends the flavors of Jamaica and England with a little New York attitude.

MIGRATION CELEBRATION

The fall season kicks off with a celebration of all the creatures that migrate through and by BPC. Join us for a day of fun activities: art making, birdwatching and nature observing- plus a live performance by Lard Dog and the Band of Shy.

11AM: ART PROJECT
11:30AM: BIRD WATCHING/NATURE WALK
12PM: FAMILY CONCERT