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 Events: On or after 5/29/2017
Event Date Venue City State/Territory Comments Contact
Science in the Mall 1/16/2016 - 12/10/2017  Kukui Grove Mall Lihue Hawaii Barbara Natland
Podcast for the 365 days of astronomy: Opportunity's 13th Anniversary on Mars 1/24/2017 - 1/24/2018  internet Hope Mills North Carolina Podcast link https://cosmoquest.org/x/365daysofastronomy/ Kenneth Brandt
In the News 3/6/2017 - 12/5/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan What is new in Astronomy. Kenneth Bertin
In the News 3/16/2017 - 11/16/2017  Macomb Community College South Campus Warren Michigan What is new in Astronomy. Kenneth Bertin
Presentation at Hill Aerospace Museum 4/8/2017 - 6/3/2017  Hill Aerospace Museum Ogden Utah Randy Bond
Space Exploration 5/1/2017 - 5/31/2017  Buena Vista Museum of Science Bakersfield California Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 5/1/2017 - 5/31/2017  Children's Museum of the Sierra Oakhurst California Susan Morrison
Eclipse and Astrophotography 6/3/2017  Garber Nature Center 9691 St Rt. 503-N Lewisburg Ohio Terry Mann
Gran Noche de Observacion Astronomica en Vega Baja, Puerto Rico 6/3/2017  Antigua Pista Campamento Tortuguero Vega Baja Puerto Rico I was invited by The Puerto Rico Astronomy Society as a Solar System Ambassador - NASA / JPL to have an informative table to offer details of the space missions of the Jet Propulsion Laboratrory and to contribute knowledge on the amateur astrophotography Fernando Roquel Torres
Lincoln Library Summer Program - Design-Build and Fly - Custom Engineered Water Rockets 6/3/2017 - 7/12/2017  Library - 485 Twelve Bridges Dr Lincoln California Design-Build and Fly and test custom water rockets using aernautical design criteria Steven Ainsworth
Space Day 6/4/2017  Denver Museum of Nature and Science Denver Colorado Karolyn Evans
Solar eclipses and other syzygy. 6/5/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science auditorium Bloomfield Township Michigan Kenneth Bertin
Cassini's Grand Finale 6/6/2017  Flagler County Public Library Palm Coast Florida Lee Bentzley
Planetary Comparisons 6/7/2017  World of Wonder Science Museum Lodi California Join as we learn about the planets in our solar system by first observing our home earth. Jayce Pearson
Murrieta STEM Fair 6/10/2017  Murrieta Library Murrieta California Mark Baker
Lincoln Airfest - Aeronautics, Astronautics and Avaition 6/10/2017  Lincoln Regional Airport Lincoln California Visit the Youth STEM hangar at the airshow for multiple hands-on activities Steven Ainsworth
America's Eclipse 6/14/2017  Mystical World Lyndhurst New Jersey Laura Jean Checki
International Space Day 6/17/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio David Dailey
Grand Canyon Star Party 2017 6/17/2017 - 6/24/2017  National Park Grand Canyon Village Arizona Kevin Koski
The Great American Eclipse 6/20/2017  Bogart Library, 200 South Burson Avenue Bogart Georgia Join NASA Solar System Ambassador, Chris Thompson, as he presents an interactive discussion of the Great American Eclipse of 2017. Chris Thompson
Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse! 6/21/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California Susan Kurtik
Preparing for the Solar Eclipse 6/22/2017  Public Library LaSalle Illinois James Knapper
June Sun Fun 6/24/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
The Great American Solar Eclipse 6/27/2017  Carrollton Branch Blackwater Regional Library Carrollton Virginia All About the Eclipse! Learn about the first solar eclipse visible in the United States in the 21st Century. Learn about safe sun viewing for the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017. Participate in hands-on learning and fun! Angela Gibson
How Do We Get To Space? 6/28/2017  River Falls Public Library 140 Union Street River Falls Wisconsin Christopher Mick
Eclipses, Ellipses, and NASA Missions 6/29/2017  Warren Township Library 42 Mountain Blvd. Warren New Jersey Michael Lewis
The Science of the Martian 6/29/2017  The Library center, Springfield-Greene County Library Springfield Missouri 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 Patricia Monteith
Make the Moon 7/1/2017  The Discovery Center Fresno California Susan Morrison
Eclipse 2017 7/1/2017 - 7/31/2017  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California Display with handouts for educators Susan Morrison
Farewell Cassini 7/1/2017 - 7/31/2017  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California On the 4th floor of the Kremen School of Education: Displays of classic posters from the past 20 years highlighting Cassini's stunning accomplishments, along with a large collection of Saturn-themed lithos, stickers, and other hand-outs for the public. Susan Morrison
The life and times of Tycho Brahe 7/3/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Tycho Brahe. Kenneth Bertin
Eclipse Expo 7/8/2017  The Library Center, Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield Missouri Learn about the upcoming solar Eclipse (8/21/2017) and how to view it safely. Marteen Nolan
Hide-and-Seek Sun: What is an Eclipse? 7/11/2017  Sister Bay Public Library Sister Bay Wisconsin Did you know that something special is happening to the sun this summer? Come join us as we learn more about that bright orange ball in the sky! Why is the sun orange? Why is it so hot? Why do we burn in the sun? And, why is the sun playing hide-and-seek Kathleen Toerpe
Hidden Figures - Film & Talkback 7/11/2017  Sturgeon Bay Public Library Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin Come watch the award-winning film, Hidden Figures, and share in a talkback discussion after the film. Kathleen Toerpe
The Great American Solar Eclipse 7/11/2017  Franklin Branch Blackwater Regional Library Franklin Virginia All About the Eclipse! Learn about the first solar eclipse visible in the United States in the 21st Century. Learn about safe sun viewing for the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017. Participate in hands-on learning and fun! Angela Gibson
The Great American Solar Eclipse 7/11/2017  Franklin Branch Blackwater Regional Library Franklin Virginia All About the Eclipse! Learn about the first solar eclipse visible in the United States in the 21st Century. Learn about safe sun viewing for the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017. Participate in hands-on learning and fun! Angela Gibson
Hide-and-Seek Sun: What is an Eclipse? 7/12/2017  Egg Harbor Public Library Egg Harbor Wisconsin Did you know that something special is happening to the sun this summer? Come join us as we learn more about that bright orange ball in the sky! Why is the sun orange? Why is it so hot? Why do we burn in the sun? And, why is the sun playing hide-and-seek Kathleen Toerpe
Eyes on the Sun: Eclipse 2017 7/13/2017  Sturgeon Bay Public Library Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin August 21, 2017 will bring a total solar eclipse across many parts of the US. Here in Wisconsin, we’ll only see a partial eclipse, but through the eyes of NASA, we can get an up-close look at what happens to the sun when the moon gets in its way! Kathleen Toerpe
The Hunt For Exo-Planets 7/13/2017  The Library Center, Springfield-Greene County Library District Springfield Missouri 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 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
Solar Eclipse 2017 7/19/2017  Louisiana Arts and Science Museum Baton Rouge Louisiana The LASM Planetarium presents their special program on the Solar Eclipse and then a showing of planetarium program "Earth, Moon, and Sun." Linda Gauthier
Eclipses, Ellipses, and NASA Missions 7/20/2017  Hillsborough Township Library 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough New Jersey Michael Lewis
The Great American Solar Eclipse 7/21/2017  Smithfield Branch Blackwater Regional Library Smithfield Virginia All About the Eclipse! Learn about the first solar eclipse visible in the United States in the 21st Century. Learn about safe sun viewing for the Great American Eclipse on August 21, 2017. Participate in hands-on learning and fun! Angela Gibson
July Sun Fun 7/22/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
Moon Day 2017 7/22/2017  Frontiers of Flight Museum Dallas Texas Gary Carter
Hide-and-Seek Sun: What is an Eclipse? 7/26/2017  Forestville Public Library Forestville Wisconsin Did you know that something special is happening to the sun this summer? Come join us as we learn more about that bright orange ball in the sky! Why is the sun orange? Why is it so hot? Why do we burn in the sun? And, why is the sun playing hide-and-seek Kathleen Toerpe
Mars STEAM story time for preschoolers 7/28/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio David Dailey
Eclipse 2017 7/29/2017  Children's Museum of the Sierra Oakhurst California Susan Morrison
Astronomical Events You Don't Want To Miss 8/1/2017  Harwood Creek Library Forrest Lake Minnesota Come learn about the amazing celestial sights to be seen during the month of August Christopher Mick
Wonderful Wednesday: Total Solar Eclipse 8/2/2017  Museum of York County Rock Hill South Carolina Our biggest backyard is space. On August 21 you can view a solar eclipse from your backyard. Join us to watch Totality, a planetarium show about eclipses. Will you be ready to safely view the upcoming eclipse? Where is the best place to go? Carole Holmberg
Eclipse Topeka 8/2/2017 - 8/21/2017  Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Topeka Kansas Janet Pionkowski
The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 8/3/2017  Verona Public Library Verona Wisconsin Kevin Joestgen
Eclipse 2017 8/5/2017  The Discovery Center Fresno California Susan Morrison
Safely Viewing The 2017 Solar Eclipse 8/7/2017  Lake Coumty Publilc Library Merrillville Indiana Peggy Motes McBride
August Sun Fun 8/12/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
Eclipse 2017 8/12/2017  ImagineU Museum Visalia California Susan Morrison
7 Days and Counting. . . . . 8/14/2017  Lake Coumty Publilc Library Merrillville Indiana Peggy Motes McBride
The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 8/14/2017  Black Earth Public Library Black Earth Wisconsin Kevin Joestgen
Eclipse and Astrophotography 8/16/2017  Crawford Room, Natrona County Library, 307 E 2nd St. Casper Wyoming Terry Mann
Safely Observing the Great American Solar Eclipse 8/16/2017  Freeport Community Library Freeport Maine During this presentation we will discuss safe ways to observe the eclipse as well as features on the Sun you might observe. Solar glasses will be distributed. Jon Wallace
Eclipse and Astrophotography 8/17/2017  AstroCon Parkway Plaza 123 West E Street Casper Wyoming Terry Mann
The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 8/17/2017  Middleton Public Library Middleton Wisconsin Kevin Joestgen
Safely Observing the Great American Solar Eclipse 8/18/2017  Auburn Public Library Auburn Maine During this presentation we will discuss safe ways to observe the eclipse as well as features on the Sun you might observe. Solar viewing with telescopes is planned (weather permitting) and solar glasses will be distributed. Jon Wallace
Preparing for the Solar Eclipse 8/19/2017  Buena VIsta Museum of Natural History and Science 2018 Chester Ave Bakersfield California 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
Top of Idaho Eclipse 2017 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Centennial Park Mackay Idaho Lynn Powers
The 2017 Solar Eclipse at Museum of Idaho 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Museum of Idaho Idaho Falls Idaho Richard Stember
Total Solar Eclipse Weekend 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Southern Illinois University Carbondale Illinois Charles Fulco
Capital Eclipse 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Missouri Capital Building Lawn Jefferson City Missouri Marteen Nolan
Solar Eclipse Viewing 8/19/2017 - 8/21/2017  Roper Mountain Science Center Greenville South Carolina Tom Cocchiaro
Dillard's Total Solar Eclipse Event 8/20/2017 - 8/21/2017  Dillard GA, Town Hall Dillard Georgia Linda McKenna, NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador will be presenting a lecture on August 20 at 2 pm at City Hall and also at 7 pm at Dillard Conference Center. Open to the public. Children educational activities on day of eclipse. Linda McKenna
Total Eclipse of the Sun at Saluda Shoals Park 8/21/2017  Saluda Shoals Park Columbia South Carolina Larry Metcalf
Eclipse Solar 2017 8/21/2017  Castillo San Felipe del Morro SAN JUAN Puerto Rico Kamille Morales
Partial Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  Highland Road Park Observatory Baton Rouge Louisiana We can't see Totality from Baton Rouge, but this is an event we certainly don't want to miss. Amy Brouillette
Solar Science Celebration 8/21/2017  Ecotarium Worcester Massachusetts Constantino Tata
Solar Eclipse 2017 8/21/2017  University of North Florida Student Union Jacksonville Florida View the Partial Solar Eclipse (90%) at the University of North Florida Student Union Jennifer Ruliffson
Solar Eclpise 2017 8/21/2017  City park Lusk Wyoming Kevin Koski
Solar Eclipse Party 8/21/2017  Aaniiih Nakoda College Library Harlem Montana Eva English
Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover New Hampshire Caleigh MacPherson
Scouting the Total Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  BSA Boxwell Reservation Lebanon Tennessee NASA JPL Solar System Ambassadors will present exhibits explaining the Moon's orbital alignment with the Earth and Sun resulting in the total solar eclipse, and will have several telescopes for viewing the Sun and Moon before and after the eclipse. Chuck Schlemm
2017 Solar Eclipse Party 8/21/2017  Sterling Hill Mining Museum Ogdensburg New Jersey Nicole Kerrison
Great American Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  L.L. Bean Freeport Maine The Southern Maine Astronomers will be setting up a variety of telescopes for public viewing of the eclipse. These include 'white light', hydrogen alpha and radio telescopes. Eclipse glasses will be given out as well. Jon Wallace
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party 8/21/2017  Humboldt Unified School District Prescott Valley Arizona Brittany Kominska
Total Eclipse of the Sun 8/21/2017  Ravenna Lake State Recreation Area Ravenna Nebraska Scopes set up with solar filters in part with South Dakota Astronomers- Tri-State Astromonical Society Fernando Nino
The Great American Eclipse 8/21/2017  Randall Middle School Lithia Florida Mary Vaughn
St. Joseph Eclipse 8/21/2017  Rosecrans Memorial Airport St. Joseph Missouri Rick Heschmeyer
Solar Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  Star Light--Star Bright Observatory Colorado Springs Colorado Partial Solar Eclipse will be observed from the observatory in Colorado Springs, CO. Norman Black
Solar Eclipse 2017 8/21/2017  University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Mayaguez Puerto Rico Tamara Gonzalez-Acevedo
Solar Eclipse watch 8/21/2017  Gordon Elementary Richmond Virginia Terry Barker
Safely View the Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  Lake County Public Library Merrillville Indiana Safely View the Solar Eclipse on the grassy area outside the Lake Couty Public Library in Merrilville, Indiana. Cardboard Box Projectors will be available as well as solar eclipse glasses. Other activities include face painting, word search, & crafts. Peggy Motes McBride
2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing & Balloon Launch - Stuhr Museum - Grand Island 8/21/2017  Stuhr Museum Grand Island Nebraska Michael Sibbernsen
Solar Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  White Water Park Casper Wyoming Thomas Quayle
Bok at solar eclipse 8/21/2017  www.bokacademy.org Lake Wales Florida Join us for a safe viewing party of the eclipse on Monday, 21 August 2017. We will have special guests and safe solar viewing equipment. David Lockett
2017 solar eclipse 8/21/2017  New Mexico Museum of Space History Alamogordo New Mexico Dave Dooling
Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  TBA Harrisonburg Virginia Earl Downs
Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Concord New Hampshire Marc Stowbridge
Observacion Eclipse Solar en el Morro 8/21/2017  Castillo San Felipe del Morro san juan Puerto Rico Observacion Parcial Solar en Puerto Rico cual se vera al 80% Luis Gomez Ayala
A totally cool eclipse! 8/21/2017  Bluegreen Trillium Resort Cashiers North Carolina Kenneth Brandt
Safe Viewing for the Total Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  Amoco Park Casper Wyoming Amy Oliver
2017 Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio David Dailey
observacion de Eclipse solar 8/21/2017  Parque pasivo de las croabas Fajardo Puerto Rico Luis Torres
Observacion del Eclipse Solar Parcial en Escuela Cipriano Manrique en Caguas, Puerto Rico 8/21/2017  Cipriano Manrique Elementary School Caguas Puerto Rico We will observe the partial solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 with the students of the Cipriano Manrique elementary school in Caguas, Puerto Rico Fernando Roquel Torres
The Great American Total Solar Eclipse - Viewing Party 8/21/2017  Gallatin Public Library Gallatin Tennessee James Moore
Total Solar Eclipse 8/21/2017  A friend's property Elgin South Carolina An event to view the total solar eclipse. Kenneth Bailey
Solar Eclipse Viewing 8/21/2017  Briarcliff Elementary School, North Kansas City School District Kansas City Missouri Betty Paulsell
Great American Eclipse SkyWatch 8/21/2017  Carnegie Science Center / Buhl Planetarium Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Dan Malerbo
Dover Mini Maker Faire 8/26/2017  Children's Museum of New Hampshire Dover New Hampshire Caleigh MacPherson
Goodbye Cassini! 9/15/2017  Highland Road Park Observatory Baton Rouge Louisiana Amy Brouillette
September Sun Fun 9/16/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
Hidden Figures: A NASA Tale of Two Journeys 10/5/2017  Crossroads at Big Creek Sturgeon Bay Wisconsin The award-winning film, Hidden Figures, chronicles the challenges faced by the women of color who worked as human “computers,” performing detailed mathematical calculations for NASA, yet struggling to be accepted into the space organization’s overwhelming Kathleen Toerpe
Observing the Moon 10/7/2017  Buena VIsta Museum of Natural History and Science 2018 Chester Ave Bakersfield California 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
Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Star Party 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017  Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Star Party Strawn Texas A community Star Party hosted at Palo Pinto Mountains State Park in Spring and Fall. See Palo Pinto Mountains State Park Facebook page for event details and weather alerts. Gary Carter
October Sun Fun 10/21/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster

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