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December 15, 2012
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$12 adult;$7 children ages 7-12
Understand and appreciate the mystery and beauty of the universe with astronomer Mark Freilich. View the moon close up, the Orion Nebula, the Andrometer Galaxy, the Big Dipper, Saturn and Sirius. The program comprises an indoor lecture on basic astronomy and outdoor viewing with a professional telescope, weather permitting. Call 718-229-4000 to register. To ensure the quality of all astronomy workshops the venue reserves the right to cancel if the weather forecast calls for rain.
Address: 228-06 Northern Blvd. Douglaston, NY 11362
Stroller parking: Yes Stroller check: Yes
The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.
Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past.
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