What’s Happening in Central Park

| 15 Jun 2015 | 12:51

Central Park

What’s Happening in the Park:

Sing for Hope pianos have become a popular event throughout New York City. Two of the 50 pianos can be found in Central Park. The first is located in the Literary Walk, at the southern end of the Mall, and the other location is on the Glade Arch, on the East Side between 77th and 78th Streets, just east of Cedar Hill. The event ends on June 21. For more information or how you can become involved, go to www.centralpark.com/events

The Stihl Timbersports Series celebrates its 30th anniversary and, for the first time, comes to Central Park. This season’s U.S. Championships will be part of a larger annual event in Central Park presented by the Parks Department: Adventures NYC. Selection for the series took place earlier this month. Lumberjack athletes will qualify for the Championship by competing in one of five collegiate and four professional qualifiers.

Location: Naumburg Bandshell. Enter the park at 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue. Events will start at 8AM and run throughout the day until 5:30 PM For more details, please visit http://www.centralpark.com/events


GMA Summer Concerts: Adam Lambert 2015 marks the seventh year that ABC’s Good Morning America is hosting its Friday Summer Concert Series at Rumsey Playfield in Central Park. All concerts are free and open to the public.

When: June 19, 7 a.m.-9 a.m., doors open at 6 a.m. Concerts air live on the “Good Morning America.”

Where: Rumsey Playfield, located on the east side of the park near the entrance at East 69th Street and Fifth Avenue

For more information visit: www.centralpark.com/events and #AdamLambertGMA

SUMMERSTAGE PRESENTS: The Kooks/Atlas Genius, with guest Joywave

This SummerStage benefit concert, for the City Parks Foundation, is a paid event. $35

When: June 25 , 5-10 p.m. Doors open at 5, concert begins at 6. For more information visit: www.centralpark.com/events

Front Runners New York LGBT Pride Run The 34th year of this fun and very colorful run.

When: June 27, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m.

While this event is sold out, you can come cheer the participants.

For more information visit: www.centralpark.com/events

WHERE IN CENTRAL PARK? Do you know where in Central Park this photo was taken? To submit your answer, visit: www.centralpark.com/where-in-central-park. The answers and names of the people who guess right will appear in the paper and online in two weeks.

answer from two weeks ago:The Daniel Webster Statue was originally created for placement on the Mall, but was considered too large and found a home at the West Drive at 72nd Street. Congratulations to Marisa Lohse, Gregory Holman, Kevin Koerper and Bill Ferrarini for answering correctly!