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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 1–10 out of 1,153 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to October 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jul25

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!

Jul25

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.
Bill Gordh will share a selection of H.C. Andersen stories with music. Cookies will be provided by Kelsen!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul25

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jul25

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Jul26

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Jul26

Family Performance Festival: Clementine the Hipster Explores Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about water conservation; repurpose litter to make art the Brooklyn way, help to build our very own recycle/reuse robot, then wind down with a lovely picnic.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul26

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: La Orquesta Jeryco

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Salsa the afternoon away with the energetic sound of La Orquesta Jeryco!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Jul26

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!

Jul26

Laughter in the Park 2015

at Mineral Springs (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This week's appearances include comedians Jo Firestone, Harrison Greenbaum, Vanessa Hollingshead and Nimesh Patel.
Category: Concerts, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jul27

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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