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 Events: On or after 4/26/2017
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
Giants and Dwarfs 4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017  Children's Museum of the Sierra Oakhurst California Susan Morrison
Space Exploration 4/1/2017 - 4/30/2017  Buena Vista Museum of Science Bakersfield California Susan Morrison
Presentation at Hill Aerospace Museum 4/8/2017 - 6/3/2017  Hill Aerospace Museum Ogden Utah Randy Bond
Eclipse 2017 4/24/2017 - 5/5/2017  Salem Elementary Apex North Carolina Tony Rice
Glamorous Stars of the Universe 4/27/2017  The Bellettini Bellevue Senior Living Bellevue Washington Ron Hobbs
citizen CATE experiment training workshop 4/28/2017 - 4/29/2017  Central Wyoming Community College, Intertribal Education & Community Center Riverton Wyoming Sarah Eftekharzadeh
National Astronomy Day 4/29/2017  Louisiana Arts and Science Musseum Baton Rouge Louisiana Linda Gauthier
Journey to Mars 4/29/2017  North Musseum Lancaster Pennsylvania Axel Diaz
Atascocita Star Party and Picnic 4/29/2017  Neighborhood Walmart on 12312 Will Clayton Parkway Humble Texas A community get together in a picnic style setting prior to sunset with some solar observing, and then stellar & planetary observing once it gets dark enough. All the Food is sposored by Walmart & Culvers. Bring your blankets, chairs and telescopes! Todd Sullivan
Astronomy Day 4/29/2017  Infinity Center at Stennis Space Center Pearlington Mississippi Astronomy Day @ The Infinity Center, near Stennis Space Center, MS John Martinez
International Astronomy Day 4/29/2017  Highland Road Park Observatory Baton Rouge Louisiana Amy Brouillette
Mysteries of the Cosmos -- The Possibility of Life on the Moons of Jupiter and Saturn 4/29/2017  Harper College Palatine Illinois 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 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
Noche de Astronomia Bajo Cielos Oscuros 4/29/2017  La Pitahaya Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico Luis Gomez Ayala
International Astronomy Day with the FAAC 4/29/2017  Island Lake State Recreational Area Brighton Michigan International Astronomy Day with the FAAC Liam Finn
Astronomy Day 4/29/2017  Fernbank Science Center Atlanta Georgia 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 Educational Talk of astronomy and astrophotography for amateurs to Caribbean University Recinto de Bayamon students Fernando Roquel Torres
Solar Observation Base Ramey Huracane Hunter Plane Activity 4/29/2017  Ramey Air Force Base Aguadilla Puerto Rico Juan Gonzalez Alicea
NASA Space Apps Challenge 4/29/2017 - 4/30/2017  University of New Hampshire Durham New Hampshire Caleigh MacPherson
Community Star Party at Puster Elementary 5/2/2017  Puster Elementary School Fairview Texas Gary Carter
Far Out Space Place Places - Teacher Excellence Academy Workshop 5/3/2017  Carnegie Science Center / Buhl Planetarium Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Dan Malerbo
Family Movie Night: Hidden Figures 5/4/2017  Cliffdale Regional Branch Library Fayetteville North Carolina 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
Cassini, A 20 Year Journey 5/5/2017  Pace University / Westchester Amateur Astronomers Pleasantville New York Andy Poniros
Visita Educativa al Observatorio de Arecibo 5/5/2017  Arecibo Observatory Arecibo Puerto Rico Professor Erica Correa Felix asked me as a Solar System Ambassador - NASA / JPL to be her scientific advisor for her first and second grade school group at Cipriano Manrique School in Caguas, Puerto Rico, on a school tour of the Arecibo Radio Telescope. Fernando Roquel Torres
International Space Day 5/6/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio David Dailey
The Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017 5/13/2017  Trailside Nature & Science Center Mountainside New Jersey Paul Cirillo
Innovation Fair - WW-P Education Foundation 5/13/2017  West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Plainsboro New Jersey Tom Timko
Space Day 5/13/2017  San Diego Air and Space Museum San Diego California Lyford Rome
Frontiers Lecture: Deep Life: The Hunt for Hidden Biology of Earth, Mars, and Beyond (Stage Manager) 5/15/2017  American Museum of Natural History New York City New York Laura Jean Checki
Shoebox City 5/16/2017  Chelsea Public Library Chelsea Massachusetts Angela Latona
Lunar Certification Workshop & America's Eclipse - Teacher PD 5/17/2017  Buehler Challenger & Science Center Paramus New Jersey Laura Jean Checki
Mysteries of the Cosmos -- Part 3: The Multiverse 5/18/2017  Spring Valley Nature Center Schaumburg Illinois 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 Piyush Khopkar
The Total Solar Eclipse - Lunch 'n' Lecture 5/19/2017  Community Meeting Room, Palm Coast City Hall Palm Coast Florida Lee Bentzley
Observing The King Of The Planets Jupiter 5/20/2017  Recreation Area Lake Meade Nat'l Recreation (Katherines Landing) Nevada Kevin Koski
May Sun Fun 5/27/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
The August 21 Total Solar Eclipse 5/27/2017  Nature Education Center, Hemlock Crossing County Park West Olive Michigan Learn about the "Great American Eclipse", how eclipses occur, why they are rarely witnessed, and how to safely view one. George Jaeger
Eclipse 2017 6/1/2017 - 8/24/2017  NASA Educator Resource Center, California State University, Fresno Fresno California Display with handouts for educators Susan Morrison
Eclipse and Astrophotography 6/3/2017  Garber Nature Center 9691 St Rt. 503-N Lewisburg Ohio Terry Mann
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
Murrieta STEM Fair 6/10/2017  Murrieta Library Murrieta California Mark Baker
America's Eclipse 6/14/2017  Mystical World Lyndhurst New Jersey Laura Jean Checki
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
Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse! 6/21/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California Solar System Explorers Club! Susan Kurtik
Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse! 6/21/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California Solar System Explorers Club! Susan Kurtik
Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse! 6/21/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California Solar System Explorers Club! Susan Kurtik
Solar System Explorers Club - Solar Eclipse! 6/21/2017  Encinitas Library Encinitas California Solar System Explorers Club! 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
The life and times of Tycho Brahe 7/3/2017  Cranbrook Institute of Science Bloomfield Hills Michigan Tycho Brahe. Kenneth Bertin
Mars STEAM story time for preschoolers 7/7/2017  Hudson Library and Historical Society Hudson Ohio David Dailey
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
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
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
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
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
Eclipse Topeka 8/2/2017 - 8/21/2017  Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library Topeka Kansas Janet Pionkowski
August Sun Fun 8/12/2017  Copper Breaks State Park Quanah Texas Earl Foster
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
2017 Solar Eclipse Viewing & Balloon Launch - Stuhr Museum - Grand Island 8/21/2017  Stuhr Museum Grand Island Nebraska Michael Sibbernsen
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
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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