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Star Party at Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area
Saturday, June 23, 2018 7:30PM

We will again be hosting a star party at Metamora Hadley Recreation Area, 3871 Herd Road, Metamora, Michigan on June 23.  The program will consist of a short indoor program and then have telescopes avilable for the campers in the park afterwards. The indoor program will be at the Red Barn at 7:30PM and the telescopes will be at the beach parking lot beginning at 9:30PM. Cost to attend: Free. If you do not have a recreation passport on your vehicle license plate, you will be required to obtain a one-day pass, available at the gate. Bring your telescope and a lawn chair.
(click here for a park map)

Warren Astronomical Society Picnic
Saturday, July 21, 2018 4:00PM

The Warren Astronomical Society will hold their annual club picnic at Camp Rotary/Stargate Observatory - Wolcott Mill Metropark. All area astronomy clubs are invited to attend. This is a very nice event with a potluck (they supply hamburgers and hot dogs) with solar observing before dark and then observing afterwards. Their Stargate Observatory will be open for viewing through the nice 8" refractor. All participants are invited to bring their telescopes. Stay tuned for further details.


Ford Amateur Astronomy Club Picnic
Saturday, August 18, 2018 4:00PM

The Ford Amateur Astronomy Club will hold their annual picnic at Island Lake Recreation Area - Spring Mill Pond site on Aug. 18. All area astronomy clubs are invited to attend. This also is a very nice event with a cookout (they supply hamburgers and hot dogs) with solar observing before dark and then observing afterwards.  All participants are invited to bring their telescopes. Stay tuned as more details are known.
Island Lake Recreation Area is in Brighton, Michigan, just south off I-96 and Kensington Road.





If you have any questions relating to astronomy, please contact me at 248-969-2790, or via e-mail at jelines1@gmail.com.

John Lines

 

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