Battery Park City Events: Stories, Movies and Moving Stories

Battery Park City offers a broad array of entertainment! While Arts Brookfield and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council consistently provide cultural opportunities, there are also a number of other intriguing happenings.

A few exciting recurring events include:

Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)'s "Stories Under the Stars" and "Winter Talks Series"

Stories Under the Stars

4-6pm at 6 River Terrace

  • Saturday, February 4 – Featuring storyteller Julie Pasqual
  • Saturday, March 25 – Featuring “celestial spring,” a look at the vernal equinox

"Evoking the spirit of a family campfire under the night sky, explore astronomy and the mysteries of the cosmos with an indoor planetarium, storytelling, and camping-themed art and play activities."

[caption id="attachment_2008" align="alignnone" width="800"]Battery Park City Authority's "Stories under the Stars" Photo via Battery Park City Authority's site. ("Stories under the Stars")[/caption]

Winter Talks Series

1pm at 6 River Terrace

  • Tuesday, February 7 – Marking Time, Marking Place: Lower Manhattan THEN & NOW
  • Tuesday, February 21 – The Climate Museum
  • Tuesday, March 7 – Georgia O’Keeffe’s New York Years
  • Tuesday, March 28 – City on a Grid: How New York Became New York

Neighborhood Movie Nights

7pm at St. Paul’s Chapel, 209 Broadway (Broadway and Fulton Street)

"You’re invited to take a cinematic stroll down New York’s memory lane at St. Paul’s Chapel, which is celebrating its 250th anniversary on October 30. Each movie will be accompanied by a brief talk about New York and St. Paul’s Chapel during the time period of the monthly featured film."

(Admission and snacks are free.)

  • Friday, February 24: The Odd Couple (1968)
  • Friday, March 24: Love Story (1970)

    [caption id="attachment_2009" align="alignnone" width="980"]Neighborhood Movie Nights - in Battery Park City Photo via Trinity Wall Street's site (trinitywallstreet.org/movies)[/caption]

Animation Nights New York

8pm at 180 Maiden Lane (Every 2nd Wednesday)

"Animation Nights New York (ANNY) is a curated monthly animation screening and networking event held in the South Street Seaport of NYC. Admission is free."

  • Wednesday, Feb 8
  • Wednesday, March 8
  • Wednesday, April 12 (and on. No September show.)

[caption id="attachment_1985" align="alignnone" width="527"]Photo from ANNY: Animation Nights NY (Instagram: @animnightsny ) Photo from ANNY: Animation Nights NY (Instagram: @animnightsny )[/caption]