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 2024


Jan 10 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "2023: The Year In Review - Astronomy "

Presented by David Bishop, Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy of Science


Feb 14 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "2024 Total Solar Eclipse T-Shirt Contest Revealed"

Submissions for the Solar Eclipse T-Shirt Contest will be revealed along with the winning design.

Presented by MVAS members


Mar 13 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "Eclipse 2024: The April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse"

Solar glasses will be available along with eclipse T-shirts for purchase.

Presented by MVAS Members


Apr 10 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse Roundup"

Presented by MVAS Members


May 8 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: ""

Presented by


Jun 12 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "Mercury: New Messages From An Old World"

Presented by Perry Pezzolanella, MVAS


Jul 21 Waterville Library & Barton-Brown Observatory. 5:00 pm

Program: "Star-b-que"

Presented by MVAS. For club members and their guests


Aug 14 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: ""

Presented by


Sep 11 Ho Tung Visualization Lab. Colgate University, Hamilton, NY. 7:30 pm

Program: "TBA"

Presented by Joe Eakin, Technical Director


Oct 9 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: ""

Presented by


Nov 13 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: ""

Presented by


Dec 11 Kirkland Senior Center. 7:30 pm

Program: "Members' Show 'n Tell"

Presented by MVAS Members