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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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 4 events
from August 20, 2017 to September 24, 2017
in Astronomy (x) category

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Aug26

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, August 27, 2017

Aug27

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Urban Starfest in Central Park

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
New York City parks are the perfect places within the city to stargaze and learn more about the night sky.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

Summer on the Hudson: SunGaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Gaze at the central star of our solar system using special safe scopes with the Amateur Astronomers Association!
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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