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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 1,220 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to August 31, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Monday, April 6, 2015

Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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!

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 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

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 8

Kid Week Manhattan: Insects

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Today is all about insects. Be an entomologist for a day and learn why all insects are bugs but not necessarily all bugs are insects.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Artist Talk with Alan Messer In Conjunction with Exhibition: Conserving Our City of Nature

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Many New Yorkers are unaware of the 350 species of wild birds—almost a third of all bird species in North America—that live in or pass through New York City each year.…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 9

Kids Week Manhattan: Music Found in Nature

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Today is all about music found in nature. Let's explore the park focusing on the sounds of birds, trees, water, and maybe even make some music of our own.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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