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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 1,191 events
from March 5, 2014 (x) to September 24, 2016
with keyword/phrase “central park tour” (x)

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May 30

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!

May 30

NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Give your kids a chance to enjoy spring road racing at the NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K.
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 30

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Art
Free!

May 30

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

May 30

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!

May 30

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Register at www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 20th.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

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 when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 31

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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

Monday, June 1, 2015

Jun 1

Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mariella Bisson’s large scale, mixed media paintings of waterfalls are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

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