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 Stars, Telescopes and Fun

Friday, June 24, 2016, 8 pm
Saturday, July 9, 2016, 8 pm

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) Montreal Centre is holding a Star Party at the Morgan Arboretum. Come and join enthusiastic stargazers for some spectacular views of the night sky, through the 14" telescope in the Bellevue Observatory and many of the other telescopes made available to you by RASC members.

Free admission

Wear: Appropriate outdoor clothing

Meet at the Conservation Centre


 

Nature Survival Skills

Friday or Saturday, August 12 or 13, 2016, 10 am- 12 pm

Details to be announced



Astronomy: Perseid Meteor Shower

Friday, August 12, 2016, 8 - 11 pm (rain date: Saturday, August 13)



Nocturnal Rummage

Saturday, August 27, 2016, 7:30-9:30 pm

What are those glowing eyes in the distance? Join Scott Pemberton as we explore the Arboretum after dark. Come and discover the secret life of those nocturnal creatures which are seldom seen.

Cost:
Members $10/adult, $5/child
Non-members $15/adult, $10/child

Bring: Headlamp/flashlight, appropriate attire

Please reserve (limited spaces): 514-398-7811


 

Nature Workshop Information

Registration: Most activities require advanced registration unless otherwise noted. To make a reservation, please contact the main office by calling 514-398-7811. Payments can be made by cash or cheque at the gatehouse before the start of the event. Receipts can also be issued. We recommend that you purchase tickets ahead of time at the main office since many of the activities fill up quickly.

Cancellations: If the minimum number of participants has not been reached by the registration deadline, the event may be cancelled. Cancellations will be made at least 24 hours before the start time of the event and all of those registered will be informed by telephone. If we cancel an event, anyone who has already paid a fee will be given a refund.

When you arrive, please check in at the Gatehouse for more information on parking and starting locations.

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On Monday, August 12, at 8 pm, join the members of theAstronomical Society for a public lecture by Andrew Fazekas. Following the presentation, telescopes, including the Bellevue Observatory, will be available for the public to enjoy the evening's sky (weather permitting).

Bring something to sit upon, (chair, blanket, cushion…), mosquito repellant and binoculars if you have a set, to enjoy the celestial fireworks.

For up-to-date info, please consult http://www.rascmontreal.org/
Entrance is free. No reservation required. Meet at the Conservation Centre of the Morgan Arboretum.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 16:12