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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 11–20 out of 564 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to October 31, 2015
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jul 5

Central Park Tour: Belvedere's Kingdom

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a walk around the landscapes dominated by historic Belvedere Castle, situated high on Vista Rock.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Jul 5

SummerStage Presents: Teddy Afro / Noura Mint Seymali / HaHu Dance Crew

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

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Raised by musical parents, it was apparent at an early age that Tewodros Kassahun, (now know as Teddy Afro) had a deep love of music.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Jul 6

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.
Category: History, Tours

Jul 6

Central Park Tour: At Play in 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. The route involves a few stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Monday, July 7, 2014

Jul 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 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.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Jul 8

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Jul10

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!

Jul10

Play-diem Presents: Sounds of the 60s – From Detroit to Dylan

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

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the sounds of the sixties with a mixture of Motown soul and American folk.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Jul11

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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