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2022 Community Outreach Event Calendar

Monthly Public Observing Nights,   Click for the directions to the Club Observing Site.
To join our guest list and be invited to Public Observing Nights at our semi-dark-sky observing platform at Addison Oaks County Park, send an email to outreach AT

          Community-Hosted Outreach, Events Scheduled for September and October:  

  • September 2, 8-11pm  CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER! An astronomy program for the campers at Addison Oaks County Park!   Learn about the Moon in a short orientation; then, weather permitting, see it first-hand in our telescopes. Later as the sky darkens, drink-in views of Saturn, Jupiter, and awe-inspiring sights that can only be seen in a telescope!

  • September 16,   Explore the rings of Saturn and other night sky delights at West Bloomfield's annual family campout at Marshbank Park with the Oakland Astronomy Club.   Register for this program using the keyword "Camp Out" at the West Bloomfield Township Parks & Rec website.

  • September 16-17,   Astronomy at the Beach - Michigan's largest FREE astronomy event! (Note: State Park Recreation Passport is Required.)   Brought to you by the Great Lakes Association of Astronomy Clubs, of which we are a proud member. Our 26th year! This year, we will be returning to a live in-person event, sharing a formidable array of awe-inducing telescopes!   For program details, visit GLAAC Astronomy at the Beach!.

  • October 1, 5:30-7:30pm  Celebrate "International Observe the Moon Night" with us in a program hosted by Oakland Township.   Naturalists from Dinosaur Hill will lead family friendly activities, and weather permitting we will share close-up telescopic views of the mountains and craters on the Moon!  Register for this program on the Oakland Township Event Calendar.

  • October 4, 7-8:30pm  If you have enjoyed the Hubble Space Telescope, come to Waterford Public Library to explore the images and science of the James Webb Space Telescope mission with the NASA Solar System Ambassadors of the Oakland Astronomy Club.   Learn why JWST is "More than meets the eye!"   Register for this program on the Library's Event Calendar.

  • October 14, 7:30-9pm  It is "BOO BASH" weekend at Addison Oaks County Park!   Observe some ghoulish astronomical sights through the telescopes of the Oakland Astronomy Club.   Meet at the Camper's Rec Pavilion to see them for yourself!

  • October 31, 10am-12pm  The Oakland Astronomy Club shares the "Mystery of Space" with 5th-8th graders at Davison Schools.

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