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Coming Meetings

General Meeting & Special Resolution

at Kelowna  meeting Tues. December 18

Time: 7:15pm.  Location: Okanagan College, KLO Road, Kelowna. Room C-368

The COTM will be given over to the consideration of a 
Special Resolution to adopt revised bylaws  just received from the national office. 

The main program will feature David Hawkins who will present 'Betelgeuse, Our Next Supernova?'

The meeting will be at 7:15pm in Room C-368 at  the Okanagan College KLO Campus.

Penticton meeting Fri. December 21

Gathering time around 2.45pm on Munson Mountain in anticipation of
marking the dramatic sunset (if it is clear) at 3.27pm.

The December meeting will be held in conjunction with the Winter Solstice on Munson Mountain, followed by a social gathering at a venue to be announced, where we will share the multi-cultural expressions of the winter solstice around the world, and just maybe a bit of wassail.

Vernon meeting Wed. January 30

Time: Novice meeting - 6.30pm  Regular Meeting - 7.15pm

TWatch this space for details on the January 30 Vernon meeting.

The pre-meeting begins at 6:30 PM in the Heritage Hall of the Okanagan Science Centre (building to the right of the main Science Centre entrance on the northeast side of Polson Park just off Highway 6).

Vernon Meeting Group
- Okanagan Science Centre
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
See map

Kelowna Meeting Group
Okanagan College
- Science building
KLO Road, Kelowna. 
See map

Penticton  Meeting Group
Okanagan College
- Sunoka Building
583 Duncan Ave. W. Penticton

See map

Meetings held in Kelowna on the  dates indicated  
at the
Okanagan College Science Building KLO Road

                  -- Summer Break --
September 18, 2018             7:30 at OC
* Oct. 16, 2018             7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
          Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November 20, 2018             7:30 at OC
December 18, 2018             7:30 at OC

January 15, 2019         7:30 at OC   
February 19, 2019       7:30 at OC
March 19, 2019            7:30 at OC       
April 16, 2019              7:30 at OC

**May 25, 2019         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 18, 2019               7:30 at OC
Meetings held in Penticton on the dates indicated at Okanagan College Penticton.
(* exceptions)
               -- Summer Break --
September  27, 2018         7:15 at OC
* Oct. 16, 2018                    7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
          Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November   22, 2018          7:15 at OC
December   21, 2018          7:15 at OC

January 17, 2019                 7:15 at OC
February 21, 2019               7:15 at OC
March 21, 2019                    7:15 at OC
April 18, 2019                       
7:15 at OC
May 16, 2019                        7:15 at OC
**May 25, 2019         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 20, 2019                      7:15 at OC

Meetings held in Vernon on the dates indicated
at the OSC Okanagan Science Centre (* exceptions)
2704 Hwy 6, Vernon
                   -- Summer Break --
September  26, 2018                    7:15 at OSC
* Oct. 16, 2018             7:15 at OC Kelowna (Tuesday)
          Joint meeting and AGM at OC Kelowna 
November   28, 2018                    7:15 at OSC
December  12, 2018                    7:15 at OSC

January 30, 2019                         7:15 at OSC
February 27, 2019                       7:15 at OSC
March 27, 2019                            7:15 at OSC
April 24, 2019                               
7:15 at OSC
**May 25, 2019         Gala Dinner (Kelowna 5PM)
June 12, 2019                               7:15 at OSC

* denotes the Annual General Meeting held at 7:15 at Okanagan College Kelowna

** denotes a combined meeting between the Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon Chapters


The Observatory www.okanaganobservatory.ca is in regular use, weather permitting. To learn how to access the location for observing please contact Guy Mackie at guy.m@shaw.ca. For the status of weekly public open nights call the Sky phone at at (250) 300-8SKY (8759) after 3:00PM Friday afternoons.