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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 151–160 out of 1,051 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to December 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Oct24

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct24

Professional Storytelling and Cake at Hans Christian Andersen Statue

at Hans Christian Andersen Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Professional storytellers, accompanied by musicians, will tell Hans Christian Andersen stories in a celebration of the coming 60th anniversary of storytelling by the statue.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct24

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Oct25

Birding Basics for Families

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park as a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot! Bring your family on a guided walk led by Central Park Conservancy staff and the NYC Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

Must See
Event
Oct25

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smartphone to track evidence of your scavenger hunt clues. Registration required. Register at nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, October 14th.
Category: Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct25

Tree Pose for the Trees: Yoga for Runners

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Dr. Jordan Metzl, Pure Yoga, and Central Park Conservancy for a special pre-Marathon event in Central Park. Kiley Holiday of Pure Yoga will guide you through a yoga class for…
Category: Fitness, Talks, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct25

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct25

Halloween Parade and Pumpkin Flotilla

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

3:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Watch as the jack-o’-lanterns float by in New York’s largest pumpkin flotilla! Enjoy live music, spooky stories, pumpkin carving demonstrations, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event

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