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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 1–10 out of 18 events
from September 30, 2014 to December 27, 2014
in Astronomy (x) category

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sep30

Arts, Culture & Fun: A Night Under the Stars and Planets

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Ever wonder what you’re looking at when you look up at the beautiful night sky? Often, some of the brightest objects in our night sky aren’t stars at all, but planets. Come…
Category: Nature, Film, Talks, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Oct 4

Solar Observation and Arts & Crafts for Kids

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will get to peer at the sun, through a special solar telescope. Participants will engage in a discussion about general astronomy, followed by an arts/crafts…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 4

The Night Sky

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill 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.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Oct11

Astronomy: Sun Spotting

at B.86th Street & Shorefront Parkway (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

11:00 a.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to explore the sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar…
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Oct18

Urban Starfest in Central Park

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers and Amateur Astronomers Association invite you to enjoy the wonders of the universe at this annual event.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Oct25

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, November 1, 2014

Nov 1

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your…
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Nov 8

Night Sky: The Moon and Taurid Meteor Shower

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces 5-10 meteors per hour. In between, we will use telescopes to explore the bright Moon.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Nov 9

Astronomy

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, November 15, 2014

Nov15

Astronomy

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: Astronomy
Free!

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