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~Discover Saint John Events Page~

Photo of the Discover Saint John Events PageClick the pic to take you to the Discover Saint John Events Page.

~Current Facebook Events~

Starts Tomorrow! 1st up will be Photographing the MoonLink to the Photographing the Night Sky Facebook Event.Course: Photographing the Night Sky
Presented by: Paul Owen
Where: Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
When: Tuesday nights in November– 6:30 to 9 pm
Admission: Free, but we do ask that you register as seating is limited
Registration: Type “Attending” in the comment section at the bottom of Webpage or click “Going” on the Facebook Event Page.
Course Agenda~
Nov. 7:  Photographing the Moon
Nov. 14:  Photographing the Milky Way
Nov. 21:  Choosing the Right Equipment
Nov. 28:  Putting it All Together

Photo linking to the Facebook Event Astronomy Under the Tree--ideas for Christmas

Event: Astronomy Under the Tree [ideas for Christmas]
Presented by: Chris Curwin from Astronomy by the Bay
When: Friday, November 10, 8 – 9pm
Where: Facebook Live Feed via Astronomy by the Bay
Got an eager future astronomer on your Christmas list? Perhaps you’re thinking of just spoiling yourself. Whatever the reason for looking for an astronomy gift, I’d like to offer some information to help you make your choice. Please tune in to a special one hour Facebook Live broadcast on Friday, November 10 at 8pm as I offer some options for astronomy presents under the tree. We’ll look at books, subscriptions, binoculars, telescopes, accessories and more.

~Some Past Events~

Facebook Event Observe the Moon Night at Irving Nature Park

Event: International Observe the Moon Night at Irving Nature Park
Where: Observing Area, above the Interpretative Shelter at Irving Nature Park, Saint John
When: Friday, October 27, 2017 6:30 – 9:00pm (cloud date Oct. 28)
Webpage: Observe the Moon Night

Photo of Facebook Event--Art Exhibition Opening of Dr. Hertzl Kashetsky on Oct. 13, 2017

Event: Art Exhibition Opening of Dr. Hertzl Kashetsky
When: Friday, October 13 5 – 8pm
Where: Buckland Merrifield Gallery, 6 Canterbury Street, Saint John   E2L 2C5
Admission: Free
Website:  bucklandmerrifield.com
Exhibit runs till October 28.

Link to the Facebook Event for Learning the Night Sky Astronomy Coursewith Curt Nason.Event: Astronomy Course Series in October
When: Every Tuesday night in October 6:30 – 9pm (Halloween night excepted)
Where: Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
Admission: Free
Registration: Course is full. Registration is now closed, sorry.
More Info: Learning the Night Sky with Curt Nason

Link to the Facebook Event Fall Astronomy Day in Rockwood Park on Sept. 29.

Event: An evening of public observing of the stars
When: Friday, September 29, 7:30 – 10pm (cloud date Sept. 30)
Where: Rockwood Park Bark Park
Admission: Free
More Info: Fall Astronomy Day in Rockwood Park

Photo of the Kouchibouguac Fall StarFest Facebook Event.

Event: Star Party in Kouchibouguac National Park
When: Friday, September 22 to Sunday, September 24
Where: Kouchibouiguac National Park
Location: South Kouchibouguac Campground (near site 194)
Admission: Free
Itinerary and details: Please visit RASC.NB.
See also: Kouchibouguac Fall StarFest

Photo of the 2017 Fundy Star Party Facebook Event

Event: Star Party in Fundy National Park
When: Friday, September 15 to Sunday, September 17
Where: Fundy National Park
Location: Across highway from Chignecto Campground in the Group Camping Area (Chignecto South Campground)
Admission: Free
Itinerary and details: Please visit RASC.NB.
For pictures check out: Fundy Park StarGaze 2017
General Information: Fundy Park StarGaze

Photo of Partial Solar Eclipse Facebook Event in Saint John

When: Monday, August 21, 2pm – 5pm
Where: Irving Nature Park & Rockwood Bark Park
Admission: Free
Website: Partial Solar Eclipse in Saint John
Were you there? Lots of pics on our page.

Website: Tall Ships Events

Ganong Astronomy Workshop Facebook Event on August 16, 2017

When: Wednesday, August 16 @ 6:30pm
Where: Ganong Nature Park
Pre-Registration Required: Email or call 506-467-9905
Admission: $10 per person

Cancelled due to poor forecast.

Photo of the Mount Carleton Star Party Facebook Event.

When: Cancelled due to poor forecast. It is unlikely now that the event can be rescheduled with the many Fall events already planned.
Where: Mount Carleton Provincial Park
Registration & Info: RASC.NB
Website: Mount Carleton Star Party

Website (with lots of pics): National Star Party at Irving Nature Park.

Photo of INP Geology Tour Facebook Event

Photo of Facebook Event Moonlight Walk with David Goss at Irving Nature Park, Saint John

Free Astronomy Workshop #6 Facebook Event

Location: Rockwood Park Interpretation Centre
Date: Wednesday, June 14   6:30-8:30pm
Website (with links to the various presentations): Free Astronomy Workshops.

Location: Kouchibouguac National Park
Date: June 2-4, 2017
See also: Kouchibouguac National Park
Website (with pics): Kouchibouguac Spring StarFest

Location: Kouchibouguac National Park
Date: June 2-4, 2017
See also: Nature NB

Location: Irving Nature Park
Date: Saturday, June 10    6:30-8 pm

Please Note: If you do not have a telescope, but would like to check out the Stars, Planets, and other celestial wonders, Chris Curwin from Astronomy by the Bay is usually at Saints Rest Beach by Irving Nature Park on many clear evenings. He posts on his FB page when he is going to be there, and is often joined by other astronomers. You can even take a pic with your phone through his telescope.

Bringing Astronomy to Southern New Brunswick, Canada