NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 14 Dec 2017 17:05:22 GMT <![CDATA[Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/15/astronomy-the-geminids-metero-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/15/astronomy-the-geminids-metero-shower Date: December 15, 2017

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.

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.

Start time: 7:00 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2017-12-15 2017-12-15 7:00 pm 8:30 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0f387568c46.jpg Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:29:53 EST
<![CDATA[Winter Solstice Candle Light Walk]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/winter-solstice-candle-light-walk http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/17/winter-solstice-candle-light-walk Date: December 17, 2017

This season, the Urban Park Rangers celebrate history, wildlife, the cosmos, and the holidays with a fun-filled, candlelight walk on the Putnam Trail.

Start time: 5:00 pm

End time: 6:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2017-12-17 2017-12-17 5:00 pm 6:30 pm 40.88903808593750000, -73.89234161376953000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0f3b6a1c2c9.jpg Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:44:53 EST
<![CDATA[Ursids Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/ursids-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/12/23/ursids-meteor-shower Date: December 23, 2017

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronimical events.

Originating near the constellatioin Ursa Minor, or the "Little Dipper," this meteor shower is active during the period spanning December 17 to 25.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 967-3542

Location: Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park)

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R031 Wolfe's Pond Park 2017-12-23 2017-12-23 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.52040100097700000, -74.18949890136700000 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5a0f3b9cc07ab.jpg Tue, 05 Dec 2017 10:14:41 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: The Night Sky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/14/astronomy-the-night-sky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/14/astronomy-the-night-sky Date: January 14, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.

Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)

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B057 Marine Park 2018-01-14 2018-01-14 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.60411903908000000, -73.93051835582000000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: The Night Sky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/astronomy-the-night-sky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/20/astronomy-the-night-sky Date: January 20, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: 718-967-3542

Location: LaTourette Park Parking Lot

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2018-01-20 2018-01-20 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.57180522660100000, -74.16728737686000000 Fri, 01 Dec 2017 17:59:45 EST
<![CDATA[Astronomy: Winter Solar System]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/27/astronomy-winter-solar-system http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/27/astronomy-winter-solar-system Date: January 27, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 548-0912

Location: Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)

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X092 Van Cortlandt Park 2018-01-27 2018-01-27 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.89110183715800000, -73.89399719238300000 Tue, 05 Dec 2017 11:44:42 EST
<![CDATA[Stargazing Club: The Supermoon]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/28/stargazing-club-the-supermoon http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2018/01/28/stargazing-club-the-supermoon Date: January 28, 2018

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 352-1769

Location: Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk)

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Q162 Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk 2018-01-28 2018-01-28 6:00 pm 7:30 pm 40.57779701451600000, -73.83594077825500000 Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:59:41 EST