Sun, Jul 21|
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Exploring Central Park's North End + Optional Pre-Walk Klezmer Concert
Learn about the history and features of the elusive north end of the park: The North Woods, The Ravine, Harlem Meer, Conservatory Gardens and more!
Time & Location
Jul 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, Central Park N, New York, NY 10029, USA
About The Event
We'll explore the northern section of Central Park and its distinctive features including the North Woods, the Conservatory Gardens, the Pool and the site of Fort Clinton, built during the American Revolution. Tour ends around 6:00pm at 96th Street and Central Park West, convenient to crosstown buses and subways. Optional "afterparty".
This tour will also cover Central Park's colorful history.
Feel free to come early to enjoy Klezmer and Yiddish music from 2pm to 4pm. Founded and led by the clarinetist, vocalist, and composer Zisl Slepovitch, Litvakus is a New York Belarusian acoustic punk klezmer band. The band's repertoire is a mix of traditional Belarusian and Litvak (Belarusian Jewish) folk music, as well as contemporary pieces written in the spirit of roots music.
Our guided walk will begin at 4pm after the music. Meet inside the Visitor Center - in the larger room facing the lake (Harlem Meer). There are restrooms there and at the Conservatory Gardens.
Here's our itinerary: Total length of walk: Approximately 2.5 miles.
2:00 - 4:00 - Optional free outdoor concert. Should be a blast!
4:00 - 6:00 pm- Central Park Walk - meet inside the Visitor Center's large exhibit room.