Sepember 20 MINERAL SECTION Meeting 7:00PM, Downstaire Meeting Room of Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwoood Avenue. Annual Show & Tell, Swap & Sell. For information contact Stephen Busschaert at email@example.com or (585) 732-5321
Sept FOSSIL SECTION no Fossil Section meetings are scheduled for September. Members will be notified in case of scheduling changes for Sept.
Sun Sept 11 ASTRONOMY OPEN HOUSE at the Farash Center Observatory noon to 4:00pm (or later is skies are clear) at Farash Center Observatory. Contact Joel Schmidt at 533-2097
Fri Sept 2 ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING
Mon Sept 12 ASTRONOMY SECTION BOARD MEETING 7:00pm Farash Center, Ionia NY.
Sat, Sept 10 LIFE SCIENCES FIELD TRIP 9:00AM. We will again join the Burroughs Audubon Nature Club for their ZURICH BOG FIELD TRIP, Arcadia NY. FUNGI AND PLANTS OF ZURICH BOG WOODS. For further instructions about car pooling and meeting place, contact Karen Wolf 670-9709.
Tues 4 FOSSIL SECTION MEETING 7:30 p.m. Brighton Town Hall.
Guest speaker, SUNY Brockport Professor Dr. Judy Massare, a Mesozoic
marine reptile specialist, will speak about working with historic collections
and the problem of composite specimens: The challenges of research on
historic collections: Lower Jurassic ichthyosaurs from England. Contact:
Dan Krisher 698-3147.
Mon 10 ASTRONOMY BOARD MEETING 7:00 p.m. University of Rochester,
Bausch & Lomb Hall, 4th floor, Chart Room. All ASRAS members are
welcome. Contact: Joel Schmid, 533-2097
Wed 12 LIFE SCIENCES HERBARIUM WORKSHOP 1:00 - 4:00p.m. Basement
of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). We will continue
work on replacing torn and damaged genus folders. 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. At RMSC ask the front desk staff person to call ext.
368 in the Herbarium. For more information, contact Elizabeth Pixley,
herbarium curator 334-0977 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tues Oct 18 MINERAL SECTION MEETING 7:00 p.m. Downstairs meeting
room. Brighton Town Hall. 2300 Elmwood Avenue. Canadian David Joyce
returns to speak about Minerals from the Bay of Fundy. Expect good minerals,
scenery, and adventures! Join us for an informative presentation and
refreshments. Contact: Stephen Busschaert, 732-5321 or
Wed 19 RAS BOARD MEETING 7:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall,
Stage Conference Room. Contact: Jutta Dudley, 385-2368.
Tues 1 FOSSIL SECTION MEETING 7:30 p.m. Brighton Town Hall.
Auditorium, not the usual downstairs meeting room. The program
will feature a 20 minute talk on the chemistry of pyritization followed
by a fossil themed quiz show. Contact: Dan Krisher, 698-3147.
Sat 12 RAS FALL SCIENTIFIC PAPER SESSION & LECTURE 8:30a.m.-2:00 p.m. Robert Wesleyan College. See page 1 for details. Contact: Jutta Dudley, 385-2368.
Sat 12 ASTRONOMY EQUIPMENT COACHING SESSION
Sun 13 ASTRONOMY PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. (and later, if skies are clear). Farash Center for Observational Astronomy, 8555 County Road 14, Ionia.14475. Contact: Joel Schmid, 533-2097.
Tues 15 MINERAL SECTION MEETING 7 p.m. Brighton Town
Hall. 2300 Elmwood Ave. Auditorium. Dr. Carmela Garzione of the University
of Rochester will discuss The Rise of Mountain Belts and the Fall
in Global Temperatures: Why We Live in a Glacial World.
She'll explore the geological and atmospheric mechanisms influencing
the global carbon budget and those that cause global cooling when the
Antarctic ice sheet grew ~30 million years ago as well as ice sheets
in the northern hemisphere during the past 3 million years. Contact:
Stephen Busschaert, 351-7633 or email@example.com
Wed 16 LIFE SCIENCES HERBARIUM WORKSHOP 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Basement of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). At RMSC
go to the front desk and ask staff person to call ext. 368 in the Herbarium.
We will continue work on replacing torn and damaged genus folders. It
is a great way to see interesting plants from the Rochester region and
around the world! No experience needed! Please RSVP the Herbarium curator,
Elizabeth Pixley at
Fri 2 ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING AND HOLIDAY PARTY 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Strasenburgh Planetarium. Setup at 6:00 p.m. Do not go to RIT! Contact: Joel Schmid, 533-2097.
Tues 6 FOSSIL SECTION MEETING 7:30 p.m. Brighton Town Hall Community
Meeting Room, 2300 Elmwood Ave. It's Fossil Show and Tell time! Bring
in your finds, favorite species, and any specimens that need identifying.
Pizza will be served. For more information contact Dan Krisher
Wed 14 LIFE SCIENCES HERBARIUM WORKSHOP
No Mineral Section meeting this month.
No Fossil Section meeting in January.
Fri 6 ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING
Sunday 15 2017 WinterFest at Mendon Ponds Park 11a.m. to 3 p..m.
Tuesday 17 Mineral Section Meeting 7:00 p.m., Downstairs Meeting Room of Brighton Town Hall, 2300 Elmwoood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618. Program to be determined.