Outreach Events

Shown in date descending order.

  • SEP
    04

    The Exceptional Astronomical Discoveries of the Ancient Greeks

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    7:00-7:30 p.m. - Virtual Lecture7:30-9:00 p.m. - Virtual Panel Q&A and Discussion Far surpassing all other ancient civilizations, the Greeks used the scientific method to discover Earth's shape, measure its circumference, calculate the size and distance of the Moon, and debate whether Earth orbits the Sun. I will tell the story of this remarkable civilization, discuss how they learned about the cosmos, and summarize the pivotal role their achievements played in kickstarting the ... more

  • AUG
    22

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Aug 22, 2020, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to government restrictions, still in effect, on the size of gatherings at events. When event group size restrictions are lifted, regular SAS Star Parties will return to regular scheduled events status. Please continue to check here each month for new information on status of this and other SAS events.

  • JUL
    25

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 09:00 PM Open to Public

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Jul 25, 2020, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to ongoing governmental restrictions on official SAS star parties and group sizes because of Coronavirus. Consider, as a replacement, doing private, individual or solitary viewing of the NEOWISE comet, closest to earth on July 22 and visible in the NW below Ursa Major from North America for about the next month.

  • AUG
    23

    Sip & Stargaze at Oxbow Farm

    Fri at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    SAS volunteers with telescopes are sought for a "Stargazing on the Farm" on Friday, August 23, 2019 at the Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center in Carnation, WA. This event will bring to the community an opportunity to experience the beauty of the Farm's land and of the clear, dark sky. An SAS volunteer will present an evening star tour for guest at ~10pm Up to eight SAS volunteers with telescopes are needed. A gourmet evening snack pack along with select drinks or wine from Novelty ... more

  • AUG
    12

    Astronomy on the Mountain

    Mon at 08:00 PM SAS Members Only

    Private star party for lodge guests.

  • JUL
    02

    Universe of Stories

    Tue at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    Our summer reading theme this year is "Universe of Stories" - in addition to registering kids of all ages for reading, we offer free programs that keep them engaged over the summer. We offer these programs weekly - our schedule is wide open right now, and would love an astronomy program with an interactive component. I am imagining a program with telescopes involved. We did have 2 programs last summer about the moon and eclipse, and they were very popular! Any astonomy topic, though, ... more

  • MAR
    29

    Science Fair

    Fri at 06:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This is a school only event held for students, family and staff of a local elementary school ES. This Science Fair for elementary grades brings approximately 250 students and parents to school to enjoy many different types of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities inclluding astronomy. A limited number of SAS volunteers will be coordinated by David Ingram. Volunteers will "talk stars" with the kids, demonstrate telescopes, binoculars and other tools and gadgets, ... more

  • MAR
    26

    Science Fair

    Tue at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This is a school only event held for students, family and staff of a local elementary school ES. This Science Fair for elementary grades brings approximately 250 students and parents to school to enjoy many different types of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities inclluding astronomy. A limited number of SAS volunteers will be coordinated by David Ingram. Volunteers will "talk stars" with the kids, demonstrate telescopes, binoculars and other tools and gadgets, ... more

  • MAR
    21

    STEM Night

    Thu at 05:30 PM SAS Members Only

    This is a school only event held for students, family and staff of a local elementary school. This Science, Technoloyg, Engineering and Math (STEM) fair brings about 250 students and parents to school to enjoy many different STEM activities including astronomy. A limited number of SAS volunteers will be coordinated by David Ingram. Volunteers will "talk stars" with the kids, demonstrate telescopes, binoculars and other tools and gadgets, explain basic aspects of astronomy and provide ... more

  • MAR
    16

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Mar 16, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to clouds. Because cloud cover appears to be increasing rather than decreasing as the forecast stated, the Green Lake Star Party is canceled.