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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 21–30 out of 1,141 events
from January 21, 2014 (x) to October 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Aug 1

Stories at the Statue of Hans Christian Andersen

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Marc Young will share the Jewish story "Clever Fools" and Joy Kelly will share the Indian story "A Wonderful Story".
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 1

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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

Aug 1

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!

Aug 1

SummerStage: Dr. John & the Nite Trippers / Amy Helm

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dr. John & the Nite Trippers The legendary Dr. John is a six-time Grammy Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
Aug 1

Shakespeare in the Park: Cymbeline

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cross-dressing girls and cross-dressing boys, poisons and swordfights and dastardly villains all take the stage in this enchanting romp about the conquering power of love.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Aug 2

Family Performance Festival: Nature in the City (Billy B)

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Become a tree, a bird, or a bee as you dance and sing along with Billy B, the natural science and dance man!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Aug 2

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Famoro Diobate & Kakande

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Master griot Famoro Diobate and his band Kakande bring West African musical traditions, with a twist, to the Harlem Meer!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Aug 2

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Aug 2

SummerStage: Nação Zumbi / Nation Beat’s Carnival Caravan feat. Cha Wa / DJ sets by Vinil Pompéia

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

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Nação Zumbi Twenty years ago, one of the most important groups in Brazil launched its first record, Da Lama ao Caos. The debut album by Chico Science &…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, August 3, 2015

Aug 3

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!

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