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).


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.

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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.