Meetings

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month (except April and July) at 7:30 PM at the Kirkland Senior Center, 2 Mill St., Clark Mills, NY (directions and map) unless otherwise noted. The April meeting is held on a Saturday evening in conjunction with a social event at a local restaurant. The July Star-B-Que is held on a Sunday evening. All meetings are open to the public. Guests are encouraged to attend. Refreshments are provided by MVAS members.

Scheduled Meetings and Programs for 2018


Jan. 10 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: “2017 The Year in Review"
Presented by Kurt Wiehenstroer, Perry Pezzolanella, Joel Seif, MVAS

Feb. 14
Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Electronic Assisted Astronomy"

Presented by Bob Stan, MVAS

Mar 15

Thursday

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Ancient Astronomy"

Presented by Christopher Schuck, MVAS

April 21 Annual Banquet: Hart's Hill Inn, 135 Clinton Street, Whitesboro, NY 13492
6 pm Cash bar, 7 pm dinner, program follows. Reservations Required.
Program: "How Cosmic Collisions Shape the Universe"

Presented by Dr. Jeyhan Karaltepe, Rochester Institute of Technology

May 9 Waterville Public Library, 206 White St., Waterville, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Getting Started Observing the Spring Sky: Learn to use a Planisphere"

Presented by MVAS & Faith Thompson

June 13 Waterville Public Library, 206 White St., Waterville, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Uranus: The Unfriended Planet"

Presented by Perry Pezzolanella, MVAS

July 15 Annual Star-B-Que: Barton-Brown Observatory, 206 White St, Waterville, NY. 2:00 pm Solar Observing, 5:00 pm snacks; 6:00 pm dinner.

Reservations & dish to pass: contact

Aug. 8 Waterville Public Library, 206 White St., Waterville, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "The Great American Eclipse from West to East (or What I did on my Summer Vacation"

Presented by Perry Pezzolanella, Chuck & Carol Higgins, Don Yacco, MVAS

Sep. 12

Ho Tung Visualization Lab, Rm 401, Robert H.N. Ho Science Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "TBD"

Presented by Joe Eakin, Technical Director Ho Tung VisLab


Oct. 10

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "TBA"

Presented by


Nov. 14

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "TBA"

Presented by


Dec. 12

 

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: “Members' Show 'n Tell” plus Holiday Treats

Presented by Club Members