Events Calendar

Week of April 12 - April 18, 2015

Calendar
Sunday, April 12, 2015

Presented by the American Scottish Foundation

The American Scottish Foundation (ASF) brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of lunchtime musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week. Bring your kilts and swing on by!

Oban High School Pipes & Drums, Scotland
Shot of Scotch
The Tailor of Inverness

For more information on the ASF, please visit www.americanscottishfoundation.com.

 
Monday, April 13, 2015

Free Classes in the Park

Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration. A surprising diversity of avian visitors drop in, even in the heart of midtown. Sightings could include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, even an American Woodcock!

Presented in partnership with New York City Audubon.

Follow our sightings virtually on the Bryant Park Blog.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Specialty art classes with instruction by Artist & Craftsman Supply. All skill levels are welcome, and necessary materials are provided.

Working with Collage is a class for adults, age 16+.

Registration is required, and opens one month prior to class.

Click here to register at Eventbrite.


 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Energize your day with a workout before work

Join Bryant Park FitClub for a variety of fitness classes that jump start your day. Held Mondays and Wednesdays, before work, these free, open-to-the-public classes have something for everyone. Build them into your daily routine for a more energized, toned, healthier you! Rain or shine.

Bryant Park FitClub is a great complement to our Tai Chi programming (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30am to 8:30am)--you can exercise your mind and body every day!

http://blog.bryantpark.org/2014/05/workout-before-work-with-bryant-park.html

 

Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today. Our guides are loaded with expertise on the park’s rich history, award-winning design, distinct amenities, and ongoing maintenance efforts.

Registration is required. Click here to register with Eventbrite.

FAQs

What is your cancellation policy?
Tours will continue as scheduled in light rain, but will be cancelled in heavy rain or inclement weather.

How large are tour groups?
Tours are capped at 20 participants. Please contact tours@urbanmgt.com if you plan to attend with a group larger than six people.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No need!

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

For Adults (16 years+)

Teaching Artist provides expert instruction in drawing, taking inspiration from the architecture, monuments, and people in Bryant Park. Learn basic drawing techniques including line, composition, shading, and depth.

Pencils, eraser, paper, and drawing board provided. Sessions are non-cumulative.

Lessons are capped at 15 participants, and registration is required.

First time participants:
Click here to register online.

Returning participants:
Stop by a lesson to see if there is space available. Online registration is only available to first time participants.

 
Thursday, April 16, 2015

This spring, Target has partnered with Lilly Pulitzer on a limited-edition collection that celebrates the brand’s resort chic aesthetic and vibrant prints. Bryant Park transforms itself into Lilly's world today with floral umbrellas, palm trees, swinging hammocks, and a complimentary juice bar!

Get your nails colored in Lilly pastels at the free manicure station, then head over to the Bryant Park Grill for a one day pop-up shop featuring items for sale, from apparel and accessories to home goods and beauty. The store will be open while supplies last. Guests are encouraged to arrive early.

For more information, please visit www.target.com/lilly.

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Free Classes in the Park

Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration. A surprising diversity of avian visitors drop in, even in the heart of midtown. Sightings could include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, even an American Woodcock!

Presented in partnership with New York City Audubon.

Follow our sightings virtually on the Bryant Park Blog.

 
Friday, April 17, 2015

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Free Classes in the Park

Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.

No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.

Call 212-382-2255 to pre-register or take a chance and drop by. Must be 16 or older to participate.

For more information, check out the Fencing post on the Bryant Park Blog.

 
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Learn the basics of fly fishing for free.

Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging. Class spaces are first come, first served. Call Orvis at 212-827-0698 to reserve your spot.

For more information, check out the Fly Fishing post on the Bryant Park blog.

Saturdays
April 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
June 6, 13, 20
July 11, 25

 

Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.

 

Spring 2015 Events Brochures

For information regarding summer camp visits, please call (212) 768-4242.

Petanque

Pétanque

Pétanque is a French game of "boules" played in the park. Try your hand after a free lesson from La Boule New Yorkaise.

Learn more about Pétanque in Bryant Park
Ping Pong

Ping Pong at The Tables

The Tables are located in the northwest corner of the park, and equipment is provided free of charge.

Give The Tables a spin