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Astronomy

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Peer into the mysteries of the heavens with these astronomy programs at Parks! We'll help you uncover the wonders of the universe from a park near you.

Astronomy Events

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan 31

Astronomy

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Friday, February 6, 2015

Feb 6

Astronomy: Jupiter at Opposition

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and…
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb 6

Astronomy: Jupiter at Opposition

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and…
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feb 17

President's Week Vacation Family Workshops: Stargaze

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
sing an empty cereal box, paint, and LED light strings, make your own light box to recreate your favorite constellation and gaze at the stars all day long.

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb 19

President's Week Vacation Family Workshops: Earth Meets Sky

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Create a textured landscape against the winter sky, inspired by the painting techniques of contemporary artist and sculptor Anselm Kiefer.

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb 21

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb 22

The Night Sky

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Mar 7

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar 14

The Night Sky

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.
Bring your walking shoes as we hike up to the Overlook to get closer to the stars.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar 21

The Night Sky

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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