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 2015


Jan. 14 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: “2014 The Year in Review"

Presented by Kurt Wiehenstroer and Nancy McGuire, MVAS

Feb. 11 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Solar Telescope Construction and Methods of Operation"

Presented by Robert Piekiel, author and astronomer

Mar 11

 

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "100 Years Ago in Astronomy"

Presented by Nancy McGuire and Perry Pezzolanella

April 11 Annual Banquet: , 6 pm Cash bar, 7 pm dinner, program follows. Reservations Required.
Program: "From Starballs to Immersive Theaters: Domes for All Disciplines."

Presented by Joe Eakin, Director of Ho Tung Vis Lab, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

May 13 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Telescopes: Eyes on the Universe"

Presented by Jim Dulack

June 10 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Pluto: The Dawning of a New Horizon"

Presented by Perry Pezzolanella, MVAS

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

Reservations & dish to pass: contact

Aug. 12 Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Made in Space: 3-D printing on the ISS"

Presented by Beth Bornick

Sep. 9

Ho Tung Vis Lab, Rm 401, Ho Tung Science Center, Colgate University, Oak Drive, Hamilton, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "From Starballs to Immersive Theater: Domes for All Disciplines"

Presented by Joe Eakin, director Ho Tung Vis-Lab, Colgate University


Oct. 14

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
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Nov. 11

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
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Dec. 9

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

Presented by Club Members