Potpourri meetings feature a series of short presentations on various astronomy and space topics given by members of the Mississauga Centre. The meeting is open to the public and is free. The meeting will be held Friday Sep 6 from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, in lecture hall SE2074 in the William Davis Building.
(Go / No Go will appear here after 4PM Fri)
New Members Welcome at 7:15
Hosts: Betty Robinson and Randy Attwood
New members Mississauga Centre members are invited to a “New Members Welcome” prior to the Potpourri Night. Members of Council will welcome you to the Centre, give you more details on the Club and what we do, explain the benefits of joining the RASC and the Mississauga Centre, and invite you to share your interests with us. While this event is intended for new members, any member can attend.
Potpourri Meeting at 8:00
Host: Randy Attwood
Steve Mallia: “The two handshakes that allowed us to see”
Betty Robinson and Randy Attwood: “Some Astronomical Sights in Italy”
Randy and Betty will share some interesting astronomical sights they visited in Italy last May
** Break **
Various presenters: “Starfest 2019 Wrap-up”
Mississauga Centre members will provide their own reports on Starfest 2019, which took place on Aug 22 – 26. Including:
– John Marchese: “Who was there, favourite talks, photos
– Swapna Shrivastava will talk about her and her family’s first ever Starfest experience
– Photo’s from Brian Gibson
– and more TBD!
Enter off of Mississauga Road. Park in lot 4 or in the parkade across from the fitness centre south of the Davis Building. Enter through the Fitness centre, walk up the stairs until you reach the main corridor then turn right. (If you need an elevator, follow the corridor to the right of the stairs, then go up to the main floor). Look for the Mississauga Centre sign in front of the lecture room.
After the meeting, join us at at a local watering hole (location announced during the meeting) for more fun!