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Family Astronomy

Friday, December 6, 2019

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

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The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and Highbridge Park is the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky!

The Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way.

All equipment is provided. 

Register on Eventbrite.

This program is supported by the Fort Tryon Park Trust

Location

Water Tower Terrace in Highbridge Park
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Fort Tryon Park Trust,

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@forttryonparktrust.org

Categories

Education, Best for Kids, Astronomy

Directions to Highbridge Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 5 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

Recreation CentersHighbridge Recreation Center

Beginning Monday, January 13, 2020, the gymnasium will be closed for renovation. We expect the renovation to be completed by February 2020. Please check with the center for further and updates and information. We apologize for any inconvenience.

ParkHighbridge Park

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Highbridge Park is now underway. This project will reinstate access to a 10-block stretch of the park, improve connectivity and pathways, and restore the historic Grand Staircase at Laurel Hill Terrace. The project will also improve safety and security with new park lighting, and improve ADA access. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Summer 2020

PlaygroundsSunken Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Sunken Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

PlaygroundsAdventure Playground

As a part of our Anchor Parks initiative, reconstruction of Adventure Playground is now underway. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Winter 2021

ParkHighbridge Park

The Highbridge Park Water Tower is currently closed and undergoing reconstruction. Follow this project on the Parks Capital Tracker for updates.


Anticipated Completion: Spring 2021

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