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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 9 events
from November 21, 2014 to December 27, 2014
in Astronomy (x) category

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Nov22

Astronomy: New Moon

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

6:00 p.m.
With no moonlight to interfere, this is the best time of the month to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Nov29

Astronomy

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond 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

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Dec 6

Astronomy: The Full Moon

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
The Moon will be directly opposite the Earth from the Sun and will be fully illuminated as seen from Earth.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dec 7

Space Travel: The Next Frontiers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wagner College astronomy professor and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Harold Kozak, will explore the ways humans will not only travel in outer space, but also terraform other worlds.
Category: Nature, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Dec13

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

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

7:00 p.m.
The Geminids is one of the best meteor showers in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Dec14

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
The Geminids Meteor shower is one of the best in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak!
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, December 15, 2014

Dec15

Arts, Culture & Fun; New Horizons; Exploring Pluto

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The New Horizons spacecraft has been on its way to Pluto since 2006, and will be making its closest approach to the former planet in just 9 short months. Before it gets there, come…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Dec20

Astronomy

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

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, December 27, 2014

Dec27

The Night Sky

at Passarelle Ramp at David Dinkins Circle (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

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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