Tag Archives: outreach

Outreach Blotter

by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair We have had a few non-hardware members coming to Outreach Events, and that is great. If you try it, come a bit early and try to engage attendees as they arrive to ask about their … Continue reading

Posted in Mid Summer 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Outreach Blotter

Gene Allen, Outreach Chair Every Outreach Event is an opportunity for EVERY Member to share their knowledge and enthusiasm for things astronomical, not just those who have a telescope. Come out to see what these events are all about, log … Continue reading

Posted in June 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Summer Library Presentations

by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair As the song goes, “The heat is on!” With the State of New Jersey proclaiming a summer reading program theme of “A Universe of Stories,” we have experienced a deluge of requests. More distant libraries … Continue reading

Posted in June 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Outreach Blotter

by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair Last month, as I scrambled to submit yet another delinquent article (!), I neglected to report on the excellent showing our members made at an Outreach Event in Plainsboro back in March. Once again an … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Outreach Blotter

by Gene Allen, Outreach Chair David Letcher, our former, longtime Outreach Chair, served as Event Lead for an Outreach Event in Hopewell on March 22. His report on the Event is as follows: “Well, we continued our tradition of giving … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Journey to SPACE

by Gene Allen On our way to Antarctica, we flew from Santiago up to northern Chile to spend a few days in the Atacama Desert. One of the many highlights of our visit there was an evening at SPACE, the … Continue reading

Posted in January 2019, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

Y’all come out now! Gene Allen, Outreach Chair Upcoming Outreach Events It would be great if more of our Members – with or without their own hardware – mixed it up at our Outreach Events and Public Nights. Bring your … Continue reading

Posted in September 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

Gene Allen, Outreach Chair Upcoming Outreach Events Response to requests for AAAP member support has recently blossomed. We have good numbers for our Solar Observation session, held annually at the Nature Center on Memorial Day weekend and jointly with Washington … Continue reading

Posted in June 2018, Sidereal Times | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair The weather has been a “thorn in our sides” during this winter and early spring season of 2017. A star party at one of our regular schools, the Stuart Country Day School was scheduled in … Continue reading

Posted in April 2017, Sidereal Times | Tagged | Leave a comment

Outreach Report

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair AAAP participated in a number of star parties held at local elementary schools this past academic year, which a few of our members made possible. Last November we visited the Newell school in Allentown, NJ, and … Continue reading

Posted in April 2016 | Tagged , | Leave a comment

From the Outreach Chair

by David Letcher, Outreach Chair The mulled wine was delicious and the more we drank, the more double stars we saw. Thanks go to member-volunteers Freddy Missel, Michael Wright, Jeff Bernardis, Dave and Jen Skitt and your truly for hosting … Continue reading

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