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The History of Antisemitism: Blood Libel

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Throughout history, Jews have been accused of using the blood of non-Jews for “rituals.” This accusation, which as come to be called “blood libel,” dates to the second century BCE and continued to grow with the spread of Christianity. In the Middle Ages, the motif made its way into art and literature like Chaucer’s Canterbury […]

$10

Stories Survive: Wendy Sandler

Museum of Jewish Heritage

Rita Kaplan Lowenstein was born in Warsaw, Poland to Jewish parents Bernard and Rachel Kaplan. Her father owned chemical manufacturing plants around Warsaw, and her mother was a pianist and piano teacher. After the Nazis invaded Poland, the family was forced into the Warsaw ghetto. In August 1942, Rita and her parents escaped the ghetto […]

$10

History Tour of The Battery

Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, SeaGlass Carousel, beautiful perennial gardens designed by renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, and much more.

Free

Holiday Lights Celebration

Rockefeller Park

Kick-off the season with a festive evening of lively carols, cozy beverages, and sweet treats with your Battery Park City community! Come see the new BPC Holiday Lights tree in Rockefeller Park. Celebrate the spirit of giving and help those in need by bringing an unwrapped gift to share with Stockings With Care. Special guest […]

Free

As It Turns Out: Thinking About Edie and Andy

Reading. As It Turns Out is a family story. Alice Sedgwick Wohl is writing to her brother Bobby, who died in a motorcycle accident in 1965, just before their sister Edie Sedgwick met Andy Warhol. After unexpectedly coming across Edie’s image in a clip from Warhol’s extraordinary film Outer and Inner Space, Wohl was moved […]

Ballaro Dance

Ballaro Dance presents 2D + 3D = CommuniD, an evening of dances created throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Developed non-traditionally, the Company used inventive virtual processes and outdoor explorations while in quarantine to find new approaches to creativity, collaboration, and community. The unique hybrid concert format will bring 2D and 3D platforms – the virtual and […]

$20 – $25

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.

Free

Life & Death in Manhattan Walking Tour

Lively 2.5-hour tour of Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown. Meet at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Discover more than four centuries of life and death in Manhattan.

$34

The Nutcracker

Brookfield Place

The beloved holiday ballet performed to Tchaikovsky’s cherished score is set Art Nouveau-style circa 1907 with innovative choreography by long-time New York Theatre Ballet choreographer, Keith Michael. The acclaimed dance company will present four ticketed performances in the Winter Garden. Advanced registration is required to attend the performances. Capacity permitting, walk-ins may be accommodated according […]

Free

Manhattan Skyline: Transformation Over Time

Skyscraper Museum

How has the Manhattan skyline changed over time? In the year 2000, the Twin Towers and the Empire State Building crowned the downtown and midtown skyline. But today many new skyscrapers add their dazzle. After a tour of our new exhibition Residential Rising, kids will learn about the evolution of New York’s tallest towers and […]

Free

Life & Death in Manhattan Walking Tour

Lively 2.5-hour tour of Battery Park, the Financial District, Tribeca, the Civic Center, and Chinatown. Meet at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Discover more than four centuries of life and death in Manhattan.

$34

Click Clack Moo

“Cows that type?  Hens on strike! Whoever heard of such a thing!” The cows go on strike and the chickens join them in solidarity.  No blankets? No milk! No eggs! Will Farmer Brown give in to the animals’ demands? Find out in a hilariously moving musical about negotiation and compromise, based on the Caldecott Honor […]

$30