Monday, March 17, 2008

Upcoming Non-Profit Events

News from the Southern Cross Astronomical Society:

LIGHTS OUT AMERICA-SATURDAY, MARCH 29th, 8-9 pm EDT, a global event urging residents to turn off outdoor non-essential lights (shade lights on sensors) and dim commercial displays to save money, energy, and our dark skies. This volunteer project has been successful in major cities world-wide. Information:, and

FIU SPRING STAR PARTY & GUITAR CONCERT-FRIDAY, APRIL 11th, 8 pm, come to the Spring Star Party hosted by FIU astronomers, at their telescope deck near the FIU Physics Bldg., University Park. Guitar concert by world-renowned Muriel Anderson and FIU faculty in CP-145 of the FIU Astronomy Center. Celebrate the end of the semester with food, music, and views of the Spring sky in hi-tech FIU equipment. FREE. Park on campus SW 109 Ave./SW 8 St. Call: 305-348-3964.

WALK FOR LIFE-FRIDAY, 11th- SCAS will participate in the Cancer Society's Walk For Life, Baptist Hospital, Homestead.SCAS PROGRAM- "REMOTE OBSERVING"FRIDAY, APRIL 18th, 8 pm, SCAS public program will feature REMOTE OBSERVING with FIU research astronomer, Dr. James R. Webb, FIU Astronomy Center, CP-145, Physics Building, University Park, Sw 109th Ave./SW 8th Street. FREE. Call: 305-661-1375.