Tuesday 15 MINERAL MEETING Annual Show & Tell/Swap & Sale! 7:00 9:00 pm, in the Downstairs Meeting Room of the Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Rochester, NY 14618. Members can show and tell what they collected or purchased over the summer, and sell or swap items they would like to get rid of. Also for sale will be numerous specimens donated to the club at very reasonable prices, plus some giveaways. Come early to set up your items. Refreshments. Club members only for the sale. For more info, please contact Stephen Busschaert at mineralvp(at)rasny.org or 585-288-5683.
Wed 16 RAS BOARD MEETING 7:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, Stage Conference Room.
Saturday 10 HERBARIUM WORKSHOP, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Life Sciences section will hold a workshop at the RAS Herbarium, located
in the basement of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). We
will continue work on replacing torn and damaged genus folders, as well
as repairing specimens as needed. No experience needed! The Museum café
is open until 2 pm, if you wish to buy lunch. If you plan to attend,
please send an RSVP to Elizabeth Pixley. Then, at RMSC, go to the front
desk and ask staff person to call ext. 368, phone in the Herbarium.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Pixley, herbarium curator (334-0977
Saturday 17 ANTHROPOLOGY, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Rochester Museum and Science Center. We will have a display of our Mayan posters/language decoding and Sustainability projects. These will be part of the National Archeology Day Celebrations held around the country and will include displays put on by the AIA Rochester Section. Contact Karen Wolf if you would like to help. Admission to the Museum will be free to helpers. This would also be a good time to check out the Herbarium collection that is stored at RSMC. For more information call Karen Wolf at 670-9709.
Tuesday Oct. 20-- Mineral Section Meeting, 7:009:00 p.m.
Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave. Downstairs Meeting Room. David
K. Joyce will talk about the Mineral Occurrences in the Paleozoic Rocks
of South-Western Ontario.
Wed 21 RAS BOARD MEETING 7:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, Stage Conference Room.
Saturday 24 LIFE SCIENCES FIELD TRIP, 10:00 a.m. Thousand Acre
Swamp, driveway of Penfield Ambulance Corps. Wear long pants for poison
ivy protection. Fall foliage including should be in full fall color.
The leaders will be Frank Crombe, members of BANC, and Ken Wolf. For
more information, call either Karen Wolf 670-9709 or Larry Hirsch 429-6199.
Tuesday November 3 - Fossil Meeting 7:309:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Downstairs Meeting Room. The meeting will feature a talk by section member Dan Krisher entitled A Cladistics Overview and What Constitutes a Valid Species.
6- Astronomy Meeting 7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m at RIT,
Gosnell Hall, Room A300. ASRAS General Members Meeting.
Saturday,November 7 - 42nd Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session of the Rochester Academy of Science will be hosted by Finger Lakes Community College on from 8:30 AM to 2 PM.
Friday, November 13 ASTRONOMY STAR PARTY 8:009:30 p.m. Northampton Park, Hubbell Road. For more information, contact Jim Seidewand at (585) 703-9876.
Tuesday November 17 - Mineral Meeting 7:009:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwood Ave., Downstairs Meeting Room. Dr. Fredrick Haynes will speak on the topic A Paradigm Shift during Reservoir Development of the Hibernia Oil Field, offshore Newfoundland.
Astronomy Seection of the RAS (ASRAS)will operate
the telescope, or one on the sidewalk, at Strasenburgh Planetarium on
mostly clear Saturday nights. Contact Jim Seidewand at (585) 703-9876.
Note: We have a new Celestron 11 inch SCT permanently mounted on the
deck outside the Cave observatory. Come and check it out!
No Mineral Section Meeting or Party this December
Wednesday December 16 LIFE SCIENCES HERBARIUM WORKSHOP 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Life Sciences section will hold a workshop at the RAS Herbarium, located in the basement of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). We will continue work on replacing torn and damaged genus folders, as well as repairing specimens as needed. It is a great way to see interesting plants from the Rochester region and around the world! No experience needed! If you plan to attend, please send an RSVP to Elizabeth Pixley. Then, at RMSC, go to the front desk and ask staff person to call ext. 368, phone in the Herbarium. For more information, contact Elizabeth Pixley, herbarium curator (334-0977 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
|42nd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium, Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport at 175 Jefferson Road Rochester, NY 14623. Thursday evening program is free to all RAS members.|
Friday May 1 ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING
Saturday May 2 MINERAL SECTION FIELD TRIP
Friday May 8 FOSSIL SECTION MEETING
May 14 and Friday
the 15th, 2015. Science Exploration
Tuesday May 19 MINERAL SECTION MEETING
Wednesday May 20 RAS BOARD MEETING
Friday May 22 ASTRONOMY STAR PARTY