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.

Figure Al Fresco

Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike both long and short poses for participants to draw. Artists/educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique.  All drawing materials are supplied.

This class takes place in South Cove near Battery Place & Second Place and is for adult participants (age 18 and up).

MARINE EDUCATION CLASSROOM VISITS*

School groups, grades 3 and up, experience catch-and-release fishing and learn about the geographic and ecological history of the Hudson River in exciting experiencial visits to Wagner Park. Also offered in May and June 2020.

To find out more, email: marine.ed@bpca.ny.gov

PYLONS AND WATERFRONT PLAZA

Join contemporary art historian Dorothea Basile in a thoughtful and reflective tour of celebrated artist Martin Puryear’s stately Pylons, which act as a symbolic portal connecting water and land. Explore the written poetry of Walt Whitman and Frank O’Hara surrounding North Cove with poet/literature professor Jon Curley.

MARINE EDUCATION CLASSROOM VISITS*

School groups, grades 3 and up, experience catch-and-release fishing and learn about the geographic and ecological history of the Hudson River in exciting experiencial visits to Wagner Park. Also offered in May and June 2020.

To find out more, email: marine.ed@bpca.ny.gov

Tai Chi

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 5/24, 7/5, 8/30, 10/11.

Figure Al Fresco

Challenge your artistic skills by drawing the human figure. Each week a model will strike both long and short poses for participants to draw. Artists/educators will offer constructive suggestions and critique.  All drawing materials are supplied.

This class takes place in South Cove near Battery Place & Second Place and is for adult participants (age 18 and up).

MARINE EDUCATION CLASSROOM VISITS*

School groups, grades 3 and up, experience catch-and-release fishing and learn about the geographic and ecological history of the Hudson River in exciting experiencial visits to Wagner Park. Also offered in May and June 2020.

To find out more, email: marine.ed@bpca.ny.gov

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