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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 24 events
from July 30, 2016 to October 25, 2016
in Astronomy (x) category

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Astronomy

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

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: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Stargazing

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
Free!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Astronomy

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Stargazing

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
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Aug 13

Perseids Meteor Shower

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, using binoculars and telescopes to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

Stargazing

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
Free!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Category: Astronomy
Free!

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