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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 10 events
from January 31, 2015 to March 21, 2015
in Astronomy (x) category

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Jan31

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…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
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…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
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…
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Feb17

President's Week Vacation Family Workshops: Stargaze

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Using 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.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Astronomy

Best For
Kids

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Feb19

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.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Astronomy

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Feb21

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.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Feb22

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.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
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.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Mar14

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.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar21

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.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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