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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 1–10 out of 30 events
from January 28, 2015 to February 28, 2015
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jan29

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan31

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
See some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Jan31

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn the history of Manhattan's first known community of African-American property owners, established on land that would become part of Central Park. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Feb 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Monday, February 2, 2015

Feb 2

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Feb 3

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of key sites in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Feb 5

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
See some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Friday, February 6, 2015

Feb 6

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that West Siders know all-too-well: a lost village, a poetic garden, the Oak Bridge, and a tear drop-shaped landscape that memorializes a fallen musical icon.
Category: History, Tours

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Feb 7

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that West Siders know all-too-well: a lost village, a poetic garden, the Oak Bridge, and a tear drop-shaped landscape that memorializes a fallen musical icon.
Category: History, Tours

Feb 7

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
See the park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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