Events Calendar

Week of April 14 - April 20, 2013

Calendar
Sunday, April 14, 2013

Melee style petanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.

For tournament details, registration information, and entry fees, please visit La Boule New Yorkaise.

 
Monday, April 15, 2013

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.

 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Join us as we kick off the Spring season at the newly renovated Southwest Porch. Enjoy live jazz music from Talisman, sit back in an adirondack or a porch swing, and order up some delicious eats and drinks by 'wichcraft.

 
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Celebrate poetry in style as Bryant Park host schools of poets at the city's eleventh annual Poem in Your Pocket Day. Hear the next generation of poets tell you what's on their mind.

Featuring:

Emcee: Daniel Kitrosser
NYC Youth Poet Laureate: Ashley August
Guest Poets: Roger Bonair-Agard and Eboni Hogan
Music by: The Mighty Third Rail
DJ: Flip Bundlez

Produced in cooperation with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, New York City Department of Education, New York City Voter Assistance Commission, Community Word Project, Writopia Lab, UrbanWordNYC, and the Office of the Mayor.

 

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 19, 2013

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.

 
Saturday, April 20, 2013

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 212-827-0698 to reserve your spot.

Class dates:
April 20 & 27
May 4, 5, 18 & 25
June 8 & 9

 

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