Cancelled - Journey to the Stars

Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!

Event Details

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Event Information

This event is cancelled due to cloud cover on Friday, October 23.

Gaze across the New York sky and all the wonders it holds. On select Friday nights in August and September, members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up hi-powered telescopes for stargazing sessions that are free and open to the public. Weather permitting.

Important Information

  • This event is first come, first served.
  • There will be a socially-distanced queue to use the telescopes. We recommend arriving as early as possible.
  • All participants must sign a waiver on-site.
  • For safety, participants will not be allowed to touch telescopes.
  • Participants must wear a face covering at all times.

Scroll below for more information on the COVID-19 safety precautions and guidelines being implemented for this event.

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The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy reserves the right to cancel due to extreme weather conditions.

Safety Protocols & Guidelines

Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is thrilled to be able to offer virtual and in-person programs. Maintaining safety is our number one priority and we are following state, city, and CDC guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.

For the well-being of our community, we ask that anyone who exhibits any symptoms of COVID-19 or has recently come into contact with someone who has COVID-19 please stay home. To further ensure the well-being of our program participants, staff, partners, and volunteers, program procedures will now include the following requirements:

  • All participants and staff must wear masks over their nose and mouth.
  • All participants and staff will maintain a physical distance of at least six feet from one another.
  • All participants must read and complete our updated waiver.
  • Combined program participation and staffing will be limited to 25 people.
  • Shared materials will be limited as much as possible. Any materials that are shared will be sanitized between each use.
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided on-site.
  • Staff are expected to wash hands regularly and self-monitor and report any symptoms. Staff are required to stay home if they have any symptoms or have recently come into contact with someone with symptoms.

Any participants who do not comply with safety requirements may be asked to leave the program. If you have questions, please reach out to info@brooklynbridgepark.org.