Central Park History Tour w/Dave

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  • 06/26/2021
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

For this tour we will observe Covid precautions (see below). Spring  is one of the most beautiful times to walk through Central Park! Our tours are specifically designed for people who live, work and play in the New York Area.  It is our goal to open your eyes to historical sites and info that you may walk past every day!  Our tours are fun ways to learn about the city while socializing with other fun people from our group. It is amazing that Manhattan, which was once known as the Island of Rolling Hills, has transformed into the Concrete Canyon it is today.  Along the way your will share historical facts and show you a photographic history that will amaze you.  Be a tourist in your own city and sign up today!

Your guide (Dave Cervini) will share with you the history of the park from its heyday to decline and then rebirth. He will show you amazing pictures  from before the park was there to vintage shots from the late 1800s and 1900s.  You will learn of it’s construction, design, special secrets and more on a spring day.

The tour lasts about 90 minutes and following the walk you can join us for an optional bite at a local restaurant. We start at Tavern on the Green and end at west 81st street entrance (approx 90 minutes)

Cost: $30 general members/ $20 VIP members

Covid 19 Protocols: Mixed Group

  • This event is open to vaccinated and non vaccinated members.
  • If you have been vaccinated please show the host your vaccination card or Excelsior app.
  • If you have not been vaccinated, please do not come if you have been exposed or have recently tested positive.
  • We will take temperatures when you arrive.
  • If there is a mix of vaccinated and non vaccinated participants we will ask that masks are worn while in close proximity to others or in accordance with the regulations and guidelines of the venue or location of the event.
  • In some cases we may create segregated sections for portions of the event so that those who are vaccinated can enjoy a mask-less experience

 

Can I come alone?  Yes, 98% of those attending this event normally register on their own. You welcome to bring as many non member guests, friends & co workers as you’d like, just make sure to register for the number of people that you want below. Our staff will be ready to greet you and introduce you to others whether you are on your own or with guests.

Do I need a ticket? If this is a free event, no. For paid events: It is always best to print out the ticket confirmation or save it on your devices as proof of purchase especially if you have purchased your ticket on the same day as the event..  

Dress Code:  At all events we ask that you use your best judgement based on the event. There are never jackets and ties required unless specifically stated.  Keep it neat, be yourself and look your best.

How will I find the group?  We will send you a confirmation email with exact locations, contact info and names of those who are hosting the event when you register. We will send follow up emails as we get closer, usually the night before or morning of.

Ages: 21+  Most of our events attract 20’s -40’s although some events can skew younger or older (50’s) depending on the event. Some events are clearly age specific as indicated.   If this is an issue for you contact Dave at the address below and we can usually give you a very accurate idea of what to expect.

Who Comes to These?: Our activities attract NY Professionals from all backgrounds and professions who are looking to expand their social circles.  You will also find others who are looking to learn something, network for business, try something they have never done before or enjoy something they love doing but can’t get their friends to do. There may also be some people looking to find that someone special who share a passion for the same activities (but don’t make this the sole reason you come out).

Questions?  If you want to know how many people are coming, what the ages are likely to be, the gender breakdown or the overall vibe of the event before you register, contact Dave Cervini at dave@newyorksocialnetwork.com or call 212-873-2256.

What if the weather impacts the event?  We will determine if the event will happen about 24 hours prior to the start.  You will be notified as soon as we know.  We usually send updates as well

This event is nonrefundable unless the event is canceled or rescheduled.

By registering for this event you take full responsibilities for your actions and agree to conduct yourself accordingly.

 

Venue:  

Address:
Central Park West and West 67th, Just inside the park about 50 yards from CPW, New York, New York, 10023

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