Events

Lee Smolin

North York Central Library: Lee Smolin: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
World renowned theoretical physicist and writer, Lee Smolin, and Globe and Mail staff science reporter, Ivan Semeniuk, discuss Smolin's latest book which suggests that the problems which have long plagued the field of quantum physics are a result of an incomplete Einstein theory.
Grand Tour of the Cosmos

UofT Planetarium: Grand Tour of the Cosmos (SOLD OUT)

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:05pm

Showtimes: 7:00pm, 8:10pm

Whispers from the Cosmos

UofT AstroTour: Whispers from the Cosmos

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm

The recent discovery of gravitational waves marks the dawn of a new field of astronomy and provides new opportunities to study several elusive systems in the Cosmos.

Quirks & Quarks Public Debate

CBC Quirks & Quarks Public Debate: Should we have humans in space?

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Bob McDonald moderates a live debate with guests astronaut Chris Hadfield, cosmologist Renée Hložek, planetary scientist Marianne Mader and space flight historian Amy Shira Teitel.
RASC GA 2019

2019 RASC General Assembly in Toronto

Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The 2019 RASC General Assembly will be held in Toronto at York University from June 13–16, 2019. The theme of the General Assembly will be Education and Public Outreach.

Dunlap Institute: Astronomy on Tap T.O.

Friday, June 14, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Quench your thirst for astronomy at the next Astronomy on Tap T.O.

First Man - James R. Hansen

RASC GA: Ruth Northcott Memorial Lecture / Apollo Celebration

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
This year’s Ruth Northcott Memorial Lecture will be delivered by James R. Hansen, author of First Man: The Life of Neil A. Armstrong.
DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 15, 2019 - 9:30pm to 11:45pm

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by expert and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin

RASC Mississauga: Apollo 11 - bringing the Apollo program to a new generation

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Ben Feist, creator of Apollo17.org, and part of the team who made the 2019 documentary Apollo 11, will take us through his latest project, Apollo 11 in Real Time.
DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Family Night (WAITLIST)

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 9:30pm to 11:45pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

John Percy

Cliffcrest Library: The Amazing Universe

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

In this profusely-illustrated, non-technical presentation, you will see the universe, as revealed by astronomy, is just as exciting as the universe of science fiction and video games - and it's real!

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Night

Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by expert and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Midnight Astronomy

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Receive a detailed introduction to the basics of astronomy through an indoor presentation, an amazing portable planetarium, and outdoor viewing of the night sky through binoculars and telescopes.
Summer of Space

Ontario Science Centre: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Celebrate this giant leap for humankind.

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Family Night

Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 9:00pm to 11:30pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Paint Night

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Be inspired by the cosmos and paint your version of the night sky, galaxy, or planet! Find your inspiration from an astronomer who will start with a short introduction to an astronomy-themed topic, and with an artist-in residence.

Katrina Ince Lum with Award

Open House and Awards Picnic

Saturday, July 27, 2019

This year’s Awards Picnic and Open House will be held on July 27th.

More details will be announced as we get closer to the date.

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Night

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Visit a unique historical site in Richmond Hill and experience an engaging presentation led by expert and researchers in astronomy, covering a variety of exciting astronomy topics.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Family Night

Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to 11:00pm

Families will be introduced to the wonders of astronomy through a presentation on a variety of exciting astronomy topics, followed by age-appropriate celestial activities and a demonstration of the 74" telescope.

DDO - Krishna Vedala

DDO Astronomy Paint Night

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm

Be inspired by the cosmos and paint your version of the night sky, galaxy, or planet! Find your inspiration from an astronomer who will start with a short introduction to an astronomy-themed topic, and with an artist-in residence.

Starfest

Thursday, August 22, 2019 to Sunday, August 25, 2019
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research.
Ontario Science Centre at Night

Recreational Astronomy Night

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Join us for our monthly recreational astronomy night meeting. This is where our members get to show their latest projects or give tutorials and tips on just about everything to do with astronomy.

Ontario Science Centre at Night

Speaker's Night and Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Join us for our monthly Speaker's Night where a professional astronomer gets to tell us about their latest research. Following the talk we will convene our Annual General Meeting.

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