Calendar of Events

LCAS Meeting

Friday, March 20th, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volo Bog

A Brief History of Mars: Implications for Life on the Red Planet

Dr. Paul Stoddard

Associate Professor of Geology and Environmental Goesciences

Northern Illinois University

Paul will be going over how our ideas about Mars have been shaped over the years, discussing the information gathered from the various missions to Mars, and what all that says about the chances for life on Mars.   


Moon over Waukegan Public Library

Thursday, March 26th, 2015
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Waukegan Public Library

Moon over Crystal Lake Library

Monday, March 30th, 2015
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Crystal Lake Library
Backup Date: Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Private Event

Monday, April 13th, 2015
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Willow Stream Park
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LCAS Meeting

Friday, April 17th, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volo Bog

Michael Savina

Argonne and The University of Chicago

Starry Messengers: Ancient Stardust Grains and the Birth of the Periodic Table

Moon over Lake Villa District Library

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake Villa District Library

Moon over Fremont Public Library

Monday, April 27th, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fremont Public Library
Backup Date: Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Moon over Wauconda Area Library

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wauconda Area Library
Backup Date: Thursday, April 30th, 2015

LCAS Meeting

Friday, May 15th, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Volo Bog


Thursday, May 21st, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lakemoor Park District
Astro Programs
Monthly meeting at Volo Bog Visitor's Center

Volo Bog
Volo Bog Visitor's Center

Dobbie in Use
Dobbie, the "kid powered" telescope in action at a local outreach event.