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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 6 events
from October 23, 2016 to November 15, 2016
in Astronomy (x) category

Sunday, October 23, 2016


Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Orionids is an average shower, producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak.
Category: Nature, Astronomy

Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Stargazing at the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Category: Astronomy

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Nov 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Night Sky: Taurid Meteor Shower

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Taurid Meteor Shower produces five to 10 meteors per hour!
Category: Astronomy

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

Arts, Culture & Fun: Astronomy

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy

Saturday, November 12, 2016



at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 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

Tuesday, November 15, 2016


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Chat with an expert from NASA, look for stars and planets, and learn about the search for the nearest inhabitable planet.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Talks, Seniors, Astronomy

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