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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, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar 11

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This program highlights the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Mar 14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights - Exploring Jupiter

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
From explosive volcanoes to icy mountains, come learn more about Jupiter and the beautiful diversity that surrounds it.
Free!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Mar 18

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
We will highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Mar 19

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the first day of spring by spotting constellations with the Urban Park Rangers.
Free!

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