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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 7 events
from December 14, 2017 to January 28, 2018
in Astronomy (x) category

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dec15

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
See one of the best meteor showers, producing up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak. Meteors are best viewed on cloud-free nights, but this program is rain or shine.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Dec17

Winter Solstice Candle Light Walk

at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
This season, the Urban Park Rangers celebrate history, wildlife, the cosmos, and the holidays with a fun-filled, candlelight walk on the Putnam Trail.
Category: Nature, History, Astronomy, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Dec23

Ursids Meteor Shower

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Originating near the constellatioin Ursa Minor, or the "Little Dipper," this meteor shower is active during the period spanning December 17 to 25.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Jan14

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn 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.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jan20

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at LaTourette Park Parking Lot

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.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Jan27

Astronomy: Winter Solar System

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

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

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Jan28

Stargazing Club: The Supermoon

at Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

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

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