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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 11–20 out of 1,131 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to September 24, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Jun 27

Central Park Family Picnic

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
ring a picnic for a relaxing summer afternoon filled with family-friendly Central Park activities.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Free Summer Concerts, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun 27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Jun 28

Achilles Hope & Possibility (5M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This event, which brings together athletes with disabilities and able-bodied athletes, is a celebration of running with a very special flavor.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Discovery Walks for Families: North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided Discovery Walk around the Harlem Meer and through the North Woods and take part in hands-on exploration led by Central Park Conservancy educators and…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

Family Performance Festival: The Hatseller and the Squirrels

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The children will act out the characters with hand-made props and costumes, magical sounds from the forest, and original rhythmic music.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun 28

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!

Jun 28

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Elle Winston

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Brooklyn-based Elle Winston brings her signature soulful blues, rock, and funk to Harlem Meer Performance Festival!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jun 28

Shakespeare in the Park: The Tempest

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston returns in The Tempest, Shakespeare’s classic about young love, old enemies and the eternal magic of storytelling.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Monday, June 29, 2015

Jun 29

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Jun 29

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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