September 2019

There are no official Astronomy member observing nights in September.

6 Fri: ASTRONOMY SECTION MEETING 7:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Farash Center for Observational Astronomy, 8355 County Road 14 Ionia, NY 14475. Speaker: Nan Crystal Arens, Professor of Geoscience, Hobart & William Smith Colleges.$1.00 hotdogs available at 7:00 p.m. prior to meeting. Contact: Mark Minarich; (585) 257-6042.

7 Sat: FOSSIL SECTION FIELDTRIPField trip to the Pompey Road Cut east of Syracuse. Collecting is in the Delphi Member of theSkaneateles Formation. Information will be sent to Section members about one week before the scheduleddate. Contact Dan Krisher ( for additional information.

14 Sat -15 Sun: ANTHROPOLOGY FIELD TRIPFamily Archaeology Weekend at the Cumming Nature Center.For details and directions contact Alex Smith: 750-332914 Sat: LIFE SCIENCES FIELD TRIP10 a.m. Meet at the Mendon Ponds Park Visitors Center parking lot. Tour the Wild Wings complexand a park nature trail.For information: Larry Hirsch 429-6199.

17 Tues: MINERAL SECTION MEETING7:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, Downstairs Meeting Room. Annual Show & Tell / Swap & Sell Event.Bring your specimens and collecting stories. Door prizes and refreshments. Contact: Stephen Busschaert at or (585) 351-7633.

18 Wed: RAS BOARD MEETING7:00 p.m. Brighton Town Hall, Stage Conference Room.21 Sat: LIFE SCIENCES HERBARIUM WORKSHOP 10 am -2 pm. Life Sciences section will hold a workshop at the RAS Herbarium, located in the basement of the Rochester Museum and Science Center (RMSC). No experience needed! If you plan to attend, Please RSVP Elizabeth Pixley, herbarium curator, at 334-0977 or

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Last Updated August 20, 2019