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Mefi after eclipse Carbondale meetup

Meet with Mefites after the solar eclipse on the 21st in Carbondale IL at Turley Park from 3-5pm-ish for picnic snacks, socializing and general mefi weirdness. Follow-up to this IRL proposed event [more inside]
posted by metaphorever on Aug 8, 2017 - 11 comments

Carbondale eclipse viewing meetup?

Posting to gauge interest in a mefi solar eclipse meetup in or near Carbondale IL. The date is obviously set (Aug 21) but the details of the meet up location and any other plans are open to suggestion. I live in Carbondale and plan to have the day off of work so I can help coordinate and facilitate as needed but first I need to know if anyone is interested and what other folks had in mind. [more inside]
posted by metaphorever on Jan 4, 2017 - 23 comments

Curator's tour of Starry Messengers exhibition at Houghton Library

The last time I put on a show in our main exhibition space, I invited MetaFilter to come see it. It was a lot of fun, so I'd like to do so once again, to see "Starry Messengers: Signs and Science from the Skies." [more inside]
posted by Horace Rumpole on Mar 12, 2015 - 42 comments

Solar eclipse viewing for Exploratorium members and friends

Do we have enough astronomy buffs and Exploratorium members to enjoy the partial solar eclipse on the evening of Sunday, May 20th at the Members Appreciation Night shindig? Members can usually bring guests (depending on the level of membership), so buddying up with a member would work for those who aren't members themselves. [more inside]
posted by Quietgal on May 7, 2012 - 16 comments

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