Volunteer Opportunity: Astronomy Festival @ Bay Area Discovery Museum
Jun 3 all-day

The Bay Area Discovery Museum is planning an Astronomy Festival, Saturday, June 3, 10 am-2 pm. Michael Patrick is coordinating SFAA’s participation in this festival. We’re in the early planning stages, so ideas and suggestions are welcome. Solar telescopes are always a big hit at daytime astronomy events. If you’re interested in helping out with this event, please send an email to

San Francisco City Star Party @ Parade Grounds in the Presidio of San Francisco
Jun 15 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come join us for our monthly San Francisco City Star Party. SFAA members provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure.
Be sure to check the SFAA website for the latest updates…bad weather or overcast skies will cancel!

Astronomy Lecture @ Presidio Officers' Club
Jun 20 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs.

We hold our general lecture at the Presidio Officers’ Club. Meetings will be held every 3rd Tuesday of the month. We will have coffee and a light snack at 7:30 PM followed by the general meeting at 7:45 PM. The lecture begins at 8:00 PM.

Click here for directions to the Officers’ Club
or use this URL:,-122.4588595

For information about the most current topic and speaker, including driving/public transportation directions to the Presidio, click here.

Mt. Tam Members Night @ Rock Springs Parking Lot - Mt Tam
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – Jun 25 @ 2:00 am

The SFAA hosts monthly members-only star parties at the Rock Springs parking lot in Mt Tamalpais State Park. The parking lot is above the Pan Toll ranger station, near the Mountain Theater.

Volunteer Opportunity: CAS Asteroid Day Nightlife (evening) @ California Academy of Sciences
Jun 29 @ 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm

The California Academy of Sciences is looking for help its Nightlife preview to Asteroid Day. In addition to volunteers willing to help out, SFAA also needs a coordinator for the event. A coordinator needs to make a firm commitment to attending the event and will need to do some advance planning and coordination with Academy staff and other SFAA volunteers. If you’re interested in helping, either as a coordinator or as a volunteer, please send an email to Anthony Barriero.