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April 20, 2013
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$12; $7 children ages 7-12
Join Astronomer Mark Freilich for an exciting evening of star gazing. Understand and appreciate the mystery and beauty of the spring constellations during an indoor lecture (with hand outs). Then venture outdoors for a guided star safari to learn about and view the moon up close. Participants are welcome to bring their own telescopes. 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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