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 2022


Jan. 12 Virtual Zoom Meeting. Members will receive invite link. 7:30 PM
Program: “2021: The Year In Review - Astronomy & Mohawk Valley Weather"
Presented by David Bishop, Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy of Science and Perry Pezzolanella, MVAS

Feb. 9

Virtual Zoom Meeting. Members will receive invite link. 7:30 PM
Program: "Comet Tales"

Presented by: Larry McHenry, Pittsburgh, PA


Mar 9

 

Virtual Zoom Meeting. Members will receive invite link. 7:30 PM
Program: "The Spring Equinox: Facts and Myths"

Presented by Jeffrey Miller, St. Lawrence University

April 13

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "The Venus Transit: A Historical Retrospective"

Presented by Larry McHenry, Pittsburgh, PA


May 11

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:00 PM sharp!
Program: "Luminous", the 90-minute documentary with Q&A

Presented by Sam Smartt, the documentary director

June 8

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "Mars: A Golden Age for a Red Planet"

Presented by Perry Pezzolanella

July 17

Star-B-Que, BBO


Aug. 10

 

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: “The Evolution and Utilization of Meteorological Satellites”

Presented by Gordon Fesenger, MVAS

Sep. 14

 

Ho Tung Visualization Lab, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "James Webb Images on the Dome"

Presented by Joe Eakin, Technical Director


Oct. 12

 

Kirkland Senior Center, Mill St., Clark Mills, NY, 7:30 PM
Program: "NASA's Artemis Program: America's Return to the Moon"

Presented by Carol Higgins, NASA Solar System Ambassador, MVAS


Nov. 9

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

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Dec. 14

 

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

Presented by MVAS Members