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Kevin M. Berg

2021 Community Outreach Event Calendar


Monthly Observing Nights Hosted at our club's dark sky park.   Click for the directions to the Club Observing Site.
In accordance with best practices, Public Observing Via Eyepieces is replaced with Electronically Assisted Astronomy. To be notified of EAA and other viewing opportunities send an email to outreach AT oaklandastronomy.net

          Community-Hosted Outreach Events Scheduled for October and November:  

  • October 1, 8:30-10:00pm  As a special event for registered campers at Addison Oaks County Park, the Oakland Astronomy Club presents "The Milky Way, More than a Candy Bar!" If the skies are fair, we'll also share Telescope Views of the Fall sky via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors.

  • October 15, 7:30-9pm  The Oakland Astronomy Club teams up with Oakland Township Parks & Rec at Marsh View Park for a local celebration of the world-wide festival known as "International Observe the Moon Night". We'll learn about the moon together and if the skies are fair, we'll get telescopic closeups of the Waxing Gibbous moon via no-contact electronic eyepieces and monitors. Registration with Parks & Rec is required. Click HERE to register.

  • October 27, 7-8:30pm  Touch a meteorite at the Waterford Township Library tonight and you may have touched the Moon or Mars! Join the Oakland Astronomy Club for a presentation that is out of this world!. Registration is open to all HERE .

  • November 11, 5-6:30pm  Celebrate Fall with a hike, a campfire and telescopic views of the night sky at Rochester Hills Bloomer Park! Registration is required. Click HERE for the link.

  • November 19, 7:30-9pm  In this online presentation sponsored by Oakland Township Parks and Recreation and the Oakland Astronomy Club, we'll help you navigate your way in the Winter sky and share amazing photographs of Winter's Deep Sky treasures. Click HERE to register.