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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 61–70 out of 1,200 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to November 2, 2015
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Feb27

TreeLC Care Captain Training at The Arsenal

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sign up to become a TreeLC Care Captain and lead your own tree care workshops and events! Care Captain trainings empower enthusiastic tree stewards to offer tree care…
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

Friday, February 28, 2014

Feb28

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Feb28

After School Ice Skating (Registration Full)

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn the basic elements of ice skating through group and individual instruction.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Mar 1

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders. Route involves moderate inclines and a few stairs.
Category: History, Tours

Mar 1

Wilderness Survival

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would you find…
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Mar 2

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Monday, March 3, 2014

Mar 3

Beginner Hockey Clinic (Registration Full)

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Improve your game with skating and puck control drills as well as scrimmage play, all in an encouraging environment.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Mar 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.
On this east-west walk you will see a hidden bench that tells time, miniature boats powered by the wind, a magnificent sculpture celebrating fresh water, and much more.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Mar 5

After School Ice Skating (Registration Full)

at Lasker Pool & Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn the basic elements of ice skating through group and individual instruction.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Mar 5

STRATA Exhibition Opening

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The artists featured in STRATA, Marie Lorenz, Katy Fischer and Max Warsh, collect and arrange artifacts from the urban environment and create abstract compositions.
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event

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