The RASC Windsor Centre will be holding our annual holiday party on Friday December 1, 2017 for members and their families at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will be served around 6:30 p.m.. This is a "potluck" style dinner so please contact Mike Mastronardi (michael(dot)mastronardi(at)stantec.com or 519-965-1705) to confirm your attendance, how many people will be in your group and what you will be bringing to the party. Note that the Nature Centre has an oven and two microwaves if you need to keep your dish warm or heat it up. We will also have a small (no more than $20) gift exchange for those who want to participate - please bring a wrapped present. Mike Mastronardi will be doing an astronomy quiz so bring your 2018 Observers Handbook and we will be recording a video greeting from the Windsor Centre for the RASC's 150th anniversary celebration next year.
Join us at noon on the second Wednesday of every month for a friendly informal “astronomy social lunch-hour”. There will be good food and great sky watching conversation at Skippy's Restaurant, 954 University Ave W, Windsor. Everyone is welcome! The lunchtime meet will be from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m..
Our next meeting will be held on Tuesday January 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Ojibway Park Nature Centre located at 5200 Matchette Road, Windsor, Ontario. The January meeting has traditionally been our "Movie Night" and the feature is still to be determined. We will have a Director of Observing talk and of course we will have time to socialize during the coffee break.
Point Pelee Dark Sky Nights
One night a month Point Pelee National Park remains open until midnight for visitors to experience the dark skies of this National Dark Sky Preserve. The specific nights can be found by following the link to Point Pelee National Park. Also visit their Special Events page.