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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 13 events
from May 24, 2019 to September 29, 2019
in Astronomy (x) category

Sunday, May 26, 2019

May26

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, June 21, 2019

Jun21

Summer Solstice Celebration

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate the first day of summer with face painting, tarot readings, live performances, astronomy, sculpture building, dancing, art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Dogs, Free Summer Concerts, Food, Waterfront, Seniors, Astronomy, Summer Solstice Celebrations, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Jun30

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Jul 3

Outdoor Cinema: Cielo

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The sublime night sky over Chile’s Atacama Desert, as experienced by astronomers, peasants, cowboys, and miners, is the subject of Cielo.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Jul 6

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Jul11

Jazz at Socrates 2

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live jazz with renowned saxophonist and flautist T.K. Blue, and featuring Alex Blake (bass), Neil Clarke (percussion), Vince Ector (drums), and Sharp Radway (piano).
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Jul28

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, August 3, 2019

Aug 3

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Aug 8

Jazz at Socrates

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
One of jazz’s living legends, pianist/composer Bertha Hope has toured globally with artists like Nat Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, and Eddie Henderson, while being a respected educator and bandleader.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront, Seniors, Astronomy
Free!

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