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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until August 29, 2022

Wollman Rink Central Park
East 63rd Street & Sixth Avenue
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: Babies to 10

$15

See faithful adaptations of author/illustrator Eric Carle’s Brown Bear, Brown Bear and The Very Hungry Caterpillar featuring fantastical larger-than-life puppets and audience participation. Bring a blanket to spread out on the rainbow DiscoOasis with the backdrop of Central Park.

Mondays 10am, 12pm & 2pm through August 29th

Catch-and-Release Fishing

Borrow fishing poles for catch-and-release fishing at the Harlem Meer. Try to hook largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, bluegill sunfish, carp, and chain pickerel.

Poles plus instructions and bait (corn kernels) available at the Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, on the north shore of the Meer.

See our guide to Central Park.

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The DiscOasis

Central Park’s Wollman Rink transforms into a glittering roller-disco paradise with art installations, photo ops, and soundscapes curated by Groovemaster Nile Rodgers. Skate and dance on a beautiful rainbow rink among pretty trees (though unshaded; bring water & sunscreen).

From 10:00am-4:30pm, book one-hour or three-hour open skating sessions. From 5:30-10:00pm, enjoy dazzling lights, live DJs,…

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Central Park Youth Basketball Clinics

Free high-energy, interactive youth basketball clinics cultivate skill development, team play, and sportsmanship both on and off the court.

Open to players of all levels. Saturdays & Sundays July 9–August 28. On-site registration each day on a first-come, first-served basis.

Ages 6–10
11:00 am–11:30 am: Check In
11:30 am–12:30 pm: Basketball Clinic

Ages…

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Wake Up, Daisy!

The historic, cozy Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is back in action with modern take on Sleeping Beauty. Marionettes and music tells the story of Daisy, a lively little girl living in the heart of New York City in an apartment overlooking Central Park. At Daisy’s much-anticipated birthday party, she encounters three special guests, known as…

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Ancient Playground

This big playground invokes Egyptian themes with climbable pyramids, a large sand lot and a spray shower that represents Egypt’s Nile River in reference to the ancient Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art next door.  Lots of slides, tunnels and concrete bridges plus bucket, tire and strap swings are perfect for…

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Billy Johnson Playground

This rustic playground hosts an amazing 45-foot granite slide nestled into a rocky hill, bucket and tire swings, and an amphitheater and miniature stone bridge made of natural materials like plants, stone, and wood at a child’s scale.

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