What’s Happening in Central Park

| 29 May 2015 | 05:54

Central Park

What’s Happening in the Park:

Drifting In Daylight, the free springtime exhibition hosted by the Central Park Conservancy, continues on Fridays and Saturdays through June 20th, from noon to 6 p.m. See if you can spot the actors performing scenes from plays originally filmed in the city, then go find a custom designed solar-powered ice cream truck. The ice cream is free and comes in the colors of a Central Park sunset. For more information visit www.centralpark.com/events

Shakespeare in the Park has returned, and first up is The Tempest, starring Academy Award nominee Sam Waterston and Jesse Tyler Ferguson of “Modern Family.” Waterston most recently performed Shakespeare at the Public Theater in the title role in King Lear. The Tempest through July 5. Tickets, info and more at www.centralpark.com/events. Cymbeline will run July 23 to August 23.

Coming up this week

GMA Concert Summer series Presents: Florence + the Machine 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 5, 6 a.m.-9 a.m. Doors open at 6 a.m. Concerts air live on the “Good Morning America.”

Where: Rumsey Playfield, 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 #FlorenceGMA

SUMMERSTAGE PRESENTS: Blue Note Jazz Festival: Meshell Ndegeocello / Roy Hargrove / Gabriel Garzón-Montano

Free event at SummerStage. Blue Note Jazz Festival.

When: June 6, 2 p.m.-7 p.m. Doors open at 2, show at 3.

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

Oakley NY Mini 10K RaceThe world’s original women-only road race, empowering women of all ages and fitness levels.

When: June 13, 8 a.m.-11 a.m.

While this event is sold out, feel free to cheer on 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 Sundial, located in Shakespeare Garden, near 78th Street off of Central Park West. Congratulations to Henry Bottjer, Marisa Lohse, Hubert Codgely, Nomy Fox-Dichter and Bill Ferrarini.