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 Events: On or after 3/29/2017
Event Date Venue City State/Territory Country Comments Contact
Science in the Mall 1/16/2016 - 12/10/2017  Kukui Grove Mall Lihue Hawaii United States Barbara Natland
Colorado Astronomy Net 1/1/2017 - 3/31/2017  Amateur Radio Littleto Colorado United States Open to all amateur radio operators on local 2 meter repeaters and AllStar nodes. Burness Ansell
IAAS Monthly Astronomy Newsletter 1/1/2017 - 3/31/2017  Internet & Email Littleton Colorado United States Astronomical newsletter provided as a service to the general public worldwide via email and internet web page. Burness Ansell
Podcast for the 365 days of astronomy: Opportunity's 13th Anniversary on Mars 1/24/2017 - 1/24/2018  internet Hope Mills North Carolina United States Podcast link https://cosmoquest.org/x/365daysofastronomy/ Kenneth Brandt
Giants and Dwarfs 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California United States Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017  Children's Museum of the Sierra Oakhurst California United States Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 3/1/2017 - 3/31/2017  Buena Vista Museum of Science Bakersfield California United States Susan Morrison
In the News 3/6/2017 - 12/5/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan United States What is new in Astronomy. Kenneth Bertin
In the News 3/16/2017 - 11/16/2017  Macomb Community College South Campus Warren Michigan United States What is new in Astronomy. Kenneth Bertin
Searching for Earth-Like Exoplanets 3/29/2017  South Brunswick Public Library Monmouth Junction New Jersey United States Mike Buttitta
Isaac Asimov Debate 3/29/2017  American Museum of Natural History New York City New York United States Laura Jean Checki
NASA Update 3/31/2017  Enrichment Center Sanford North Carolina United States Daniel Combs
Family Space Night 4.0 3/31/2017  BASIS Mesa Charter School Mesa Arizona United States Jon Hutman
Jupiter Rising Star Party at Historic Behlen Observatory 3/31/2017  Behlen Observatory Mead Nebraska United States Michael Sibbernsen
Astronomy in Japanese Mythology, Folklore, and Festivals 4/1/2017  Room 417 (Beacon Heights), Plemmons Student Union, Appalachian State University Boone North Carolina United States Presentation at ASU NerdCon discussing the role that astronomy and astronomical events play in Japanese festivals, mythology, and folklore Sarah Taylor
Excited about Exoplanets 4/1/2017  Buena VIsta Museum of Natural History and Science 2018 Chester Ave Bakersfield California United States Part of the BVM's "Just for Kids" program. Target ages 5-11 years old. There is an admission fee to the museum. Contact the Museum a (661) 324-6350 for additional information. Roberta Parnell
Charla Educativa Astronomía y Astrofotografia para Aficionados - Universidad del Turabo 4/1/2017  Universidad del Turabo Gurabo Puerto Rico United States We will provide an educational lecture on astronomy and astrophotography for amateurs and astronomical observation Fernando Roquel Torres
Black Holes, Neutron Stars and Magnetars 4/3/2017  Freeport Community Library Freeport Maine United States Jon Wallace
Explore the Universe at Henry Ford College - State Wide Astronomy Night 4/7/2017  Henry Ford College Building J Dearorn Michigan United States This event is free, open to the public and family friendly. It includes Planetarium shows, talks on gravity, the solar system and spectroscopy Liam Finn
UNO Einstein Week public lecture: "TRAPPIST-1 and the Hunt for Alien Planets", presented by NASA SSA John Martinez. Followed by UNO Observatory Open House and Star Party by the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society. 4/7/2017  University of New Orleans lakefront campus, Room SC2120 (Science Bldg.) New Orleans Louisiana United States UNO Einstein Week public lecture: "TRAPPIST-1 and the Hunt for Alien Planets", presented by NASA SSA John Martinez. Followed by UNO Observatory Open House and Star Party by the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society. John Martinez
High Resolution Solar Imaging 4/7/2017  North East Astro Imaging Conference (NEAIC) Suffern New York United States John O'Neal
"Hot topics" Educator Workshop 4/8/2017  Institute for School Partnerships, 6601 Vernon Avenue Saint Louis Missouri United States Workshop is free, but reservations required. Please see https://schoolpartnership.wustl.edu/events/hot-topics-total-solar-eclipse-2017-2/ Richard Heuermann
Glenside Public Library STEAM Fest 4/8/2017  Glenside Public Library Glendale Heights Illinois United States Rita Butler
Mini-Charla Vida en Otros Planetas 4/8/2017  Feria Planeta Digital (EcoExploratorio - Plaza las Americas) San Juan Puerto Rico United States I will give an educational talk about life on another planet and the recent findings of new Earth-like worlds Fernando Roquel Torres
Presentation at Hill Aerospace Museum 4/8/2017 - 6/3/2017  Hill Aerospace Museum Ogden Utah United States Randy Bond
Astronauts for a Day! STEM Story Time 4/10/2017  North Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Learn about the men and women who explore space and the International Space Station through activities, experiments and crafts. Grades K-12. Registration is required by calling 910-822-1998 ext. 1450. Jamie Orsini
Tween STEM Challenge: Build Your Own Satellite 4/10/2017  Cliffdale Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Discover how scientists use satellites to learn more about the solar system then build your own satellite from craft materials. Grades 4-8. Registration is required by calling 864-3800 ext. 1389. Jamie Orsini
Astronauts for a Day! STEM Story Time 4/12/2017  Cliffdale Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Learn about the men and women who explore space and the International Space Station through activities, experiments and crafts. Grades K-5. Registration is required by calling 910-864-3800, ext. 1389. Jamie Orsini
Cassini's Grand Finale: Overview and Challenges 4/13/2017  Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society Seattle Washington United States Ron Hobbs
CFAS MWR and USO Science Easter Event 4/15/2017  Nimitz Park Sasebo Japan CFAS MWR and USO Science Easter Event Morgan Kempf
JPL Systems Engineer Tracy Drain Kepler Mission Lecture at the University of Louisville 4/15/2017  University of Louisville Cochran Auditorium in Strickler Hall Louisville Kentucky United States Tracy Drain, JPL Systems Engineer, will be speaking about the Kepler mission at the University of Louisville on Saturday, April 15 at 7:00 PM in Strickler Hall on the U of L Campus Ken Alderson
"Stars" 4/15/2017  Geer Planetarium - Bellevue College Bellevue Washington United States Tom Gwilym
Astronauts for a Day! STEM Story Time 4/19/2017  Bordeaux Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Learn about the men and women who explore space and the International Space Station through activities, experiments and crafts. Grades K-5. Registration is required by calling 910-424-4008. Jamie Orsini
Solar System Explorers Club - Asteroids, Comets, and Meteorites! 4/19/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California United States Space Rocks! Susan Kurtik
Homeschool STEM Challenge: Build Your Own Satellite 4/21/2017  East Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Discover how scientists use satellites to learn more about the solar system and then incorporate art & design to build your own satellite from craft materials. Grades 3-12. Jamie Orsini
Explore Science: Earth and Space Day 4/22/2017  Science Museum of Minnesota St. Paul Minnesota United States Christopher Mick
Family Science Day 4/22/2017  Framingham State University Framingham Massachusetts United States Piyush Khopkar
Mesquite Planetarium Earth Day Star Party 4/22/2017  Mesquite ISD Planetarium Mesquite Texas United States Leslie Barnhill
Mysteries of the Cosmos -- The Possibility of Life on the Moons of Jupiter and Saturn 4/29/2017  Harper College Palatine Illinois United States On April 29th, I will share information about the potential for life on the moons of Jupiter and Saturn at Astronomy Day. James Kovac
National Astronomy Day - Current Developments in Solar System Exploration 4/29/2017  Tellus Science Museum Cartersville Georgia United States National Astronomy Day at Tellus Science Museum will highlight this year's total eclipse, explore NASA's recent discoveries from a variety of missions, and provide opportunities for patrons to learn about meteorites from the Meteorite Association of GA Chris Thompson
Astronomy Day 4/29/2017  Fernbank Science Center Atlanta Georgia United States I will be helping with learning about the solar eclipse and helping kids make solar eclipse glasses. Alexandra Kemp
Charla Educativa Astronomía y Astrofotografia para Aficionados - Caribbean University Recinto de Bayamon 4/29/2017  Caribbean University Recinto de Bayamon Bayamon Puerto Rico United States Educational Talk of astronomy and astrophotography for amateurs to Caribbean University Recinto de Bayamon students Fernando Roquel Torres
Family Movie Night: Hidden Figures 5/4/2017  Cliffdale Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina United States Screening of 'Hidden Figures,' - Learn about the team of African-American women whose work with NASA helped launch astronaut John Glenn into orbit. After the film, join in a discussion lead by a NASA Solar System Ambassador. Refreshments available. Jamie Orsini
International Space Day 5/6/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio United States David Dailey
Lunar Certification Workshop & America's Eclipse - Teacher PD 5/17/2017  Buehler Challenger & Science Center Paramus New Jersey United States Laura Jean Checki
Mysteries of the Cosmos -- Part 3: The Multiverse 5/18/2017  Spring Valley Nature Center Schaumburg Illinois United States On 05/18/2017, I will present information about current research on the multiverse to members of the Prairie Woods Audubon Society. James Kovac
InSight Mission to Mars 5/19/2017  Christa Mcauliffe Center FRAMINGHAM Massachusetts United States Piyush Khopkar
The Total Solar Eclipse - Lunch 'n' Lecture 5/19/2017  Community Meeting Room, Palm Coast City Hall Palm Coast Florida United States Lee Bentzley
Murrieta STEM Fair 6/10/2017  Murrieta Library Murrieta California United States Mark Baker
The Great American Eclipse 6/20/2017  Bogart Library, 200 South Burson Avenue Bogart Georgia United States Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, Chris Thompson, as he presents an interactive discussion of the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Chris Thompson
How Do We Get To Space? 6/28/2017  River Falls Public Library 140 Union Street River Falls Wisconsin United States Christopher Mick
The Science of the Martian 6/29/2017  The Library center, Springfield-Greene County Library Springfield Missouri United States Andy Weir's 2011 novel The Martian became a best seller turned into a critically acclaimed film. How much of Weir's science fiction is science reality? Join us for a discussion about the science and science fiction of The Martian. Marteen Nolan
Asteroid Day 6/30/2017  Brockton Public LIbrary Brockton Massachusetts United States Patricia Monteith
The life and times of Tycho Brahe 7/3/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan United States Tycho Brahe. Kenneth Bertin
Mars STEAM story time for preschoolers 7/7/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio United States David Dailey
Eclipse Expo 7/8/2017  The Library Center, Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield Missouri United States Learn about the upcoming solar Eclipse (8/21/2017) and how to view it safely. Marteen Nolan
The Hunt For Exo-Planets 7/13/2017  The Library Center, Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield Missouri United States In February 2017, NASA announced the discovery of the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. We will discuss the discovery and its ramifications for space exploration and Earth's inhabitants. Marteen Nolan
Build and Blast 7/15/2017  Tellus Science Museum Cartersville Georgia United States Build your own rocket with expert assistance and then launch it on the same day! Plus, hear about the latest NASA developments from NASA Ambassador Chris Thompson. Chris Thompson
Preparing for the Solar Eclipse 8/19/2017  Buena VIsta Museum of Natural History and Science 2018 Chester Ave Bakersfield California United States Part of the BVM's "Just for Kids" program. Target ages 5-11 years old. There is an admission fee to the museum. Contact the Museum a (661) 324-6350 for additional information. This presentation will inform and students about the upcoming Solar Eclipse. Roberta Parnell
Total Solar Eclipse Weekend 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Southern Illinois University Carbondale Illinois United States Charles Fulco
Capital Eclipse 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Missouri Capital Building Lawn Jefferson City Missouri United States Marteen Nolan
Total Eclipse of the Sun 8/21/2017  Homestead National Monument Beatrice Nebraska United States Scopes set up with solar filters in part with South Dakota Astronomers- Tri-State Astromonical Society Fernando Nino
Solar Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  Star Light--Star Bright Observatory Colorado Springs Colorado United States Partial Solar Eclipse will be observed from the observatory in Colorado Springs, CO. Norman Black
2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing & Balloon Launch - Stuhr Museum - Grand Island 8/21/2017  Stuhr Museum Grand Island Nebraska United States Michael Sibbernsen
2017 Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio United States David Dailey
Observing the Moon 10/7/2017  Buena VIsta Museum of Natural History and Science 2018 Chester Ave Bakersfield California United States Part of the BVM's "Just for Kids" program. Target ages 5-11 years old. There is an admission fee to the museum. Contact the Museum a (661) 324-6350 for additional information. Roberta Parnell

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