Celebrate the Night Sky Week

September 16-22, 2018

Sunday Sept. 16

Carlton, MN - Sunday Sept. 16
Star Party  - Oldneburg House - 604 Chestnut Ave, Carlton, MN 55718 - (218) 384-4835
6:00-11:00 pm
FREE

We will be kicking off our second annual Celebrate the Night Sky Week with stories, food, fun and telescopes!
Come join us in Carlton, MN as we celebrate our connection to the stars on the beautiful grounds of Oldenburg House, nestled into our beloved northern landscape and adjoining Jay Cooke State Park. Sky lore historian Mary Stewart Adams, producer of The Storyteller’s Night Sky, will wend us into why the stars mean so much to humans, and why our connection with the night sky is irreplaceable. Members of the Arrowhead Astronomical Society will be on board with telescopes to enhance our sky viewing pleasure. Join us, rain or shine!
 


Monday Sept. 17

Monday Sept. 17

 


Tuesday Sept. 18

Superior WI - Tuesday Sept. 18
Movie and discussion  - Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave, Superior, WI 54880
6:30-7:30 pm
FREE

Cindy Hakala, our Starry Skies Lake Superior chapter President, will be showing a sneak preview of City Lights, Starry Nights, a 25-minute documentary movie about light pollution, how it impacts human and habitat health, and what we in the Lake Superior region can do to reduce light pollution and Celebrate the Night Sky!
 

Duluth MN - Tuesday Sept. 18
Community Ed Class "Astronomy for Everyone" with Bob King - UMD Alworth Planetarium
7:00 - 8:30 pm
$17 for four Tuesdays, 9/18 -10/9 + $8 Planetarium fee

Want to learn more about the night sky, constellations, and the latest space news? In our weekly survey of the heavens, we’ll use the planetarium to get better acquainted with the fall constellations and seasonal planets Saturn, Jupiter and Mars. Then, on clear nights we’ll head outdoors to explore the sky with eye and telescope. Fall topics include Mars, the Pleiades star cluster, one trillion galaxies, and how the stars created the elements.
Class held at the UMD Planetarium. Additional $8 fee/person goes toward supporting UMD planetarium programs, payable to UMD Planetarium and given to instructor the first night of class.

 


Wednesday Sept. 19

Duluth, MN - Wednesday Sept. 19
Circadian Rhythm Research Lecture - UMD Medical School Rm 130
3:30 - 4:30 pm
FREE

Shadab Rahman, PhD, MPH presenting at the UMD School of Medicine AHC Duluth Research Seminar   3:30 - 4:30 pm   UMD School of Medicine Rm. 130 - 1035 University Dr, Duluth, MN 55812 - (218) 726-7571.
Research Neurophysiologist Shadab Rahman is an Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School. His primary research is in how light can modulate behavioral, endocrine and molecular outputs, with secondary interest in metabolic, immune and reproductive rhythms, the endogenous circadian regulation of these rhythms, and the effects of light exposure on these rhythms. Rahman presented at last year's Night Sky Seminar, and is working towards inaugurating a sleep study in our region.
 

 

Duluth, MN - Wednesday Sept. 19
PREMIERE of "City Lights, Starry Nights" Documentary Film
Fitger's Spirit of the North Theater, upstairs Fitger's Complex,  600 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802
7:00 - 9:00 pm
FREE

Join us in celebrating the release of the new 25-minute documentary film, City Lights, Starry Nights !!!  Learn about light pollution, how it impacts human and habitat health, and what we in the Lake Superior region can do to reduce, and eliminate, light pollution and Celebrate the Night Sky!

Joining us before and after the film will be sky lore historian Mary Stewart Adams, circadian rhythm expert Shadab Rahman, and astronomy guru "Astro Bob" King to answer YOUR questions about human health, the night sky, and what it all means to be connected to the stars!

 

 

Duluth MN - Wednesday Sept. 19
Sidewalk Astronomy - Fitger's Couryard, Lake-side of Fitgers' Complex upstairs from the Lakewalk
8:00 - 9:00pm
FREE
 


Thursday Sept. 20

Fredenberg Township, MN - Thursday Sept. 20
Star Party  -Fredenberg Community Center- 5104 Fish Lake Rd, Duluth 55803
7:00-10:00 pm
FREE

Join us for the 25-minute documentary City Lights, Starry Nights, popcorn, stickers, astronomers, telescopes,  and FUN!
Qusetions? Call Anita Anderson / 218-343-9476

 


Friday Sept. 21

Two Harbors, MN - Friday Sept. 21
Starry Skies Happy Hour! - Cedar Coffee Company- 1130 11th Street, Just North Of Shopko, Two Harbors, MN 55616
4:00-7:00 pm
FREE

Join us for live music, yummy treats and FUN!
Live music starts at 5:00 pm, Briand Morrison from Grand Portage, MN will be performing live jazz guitar
1130 11th St. / County Rd. 26 / up the hill from Super One
Questions?  kirsten@cedarcoffeecompany.com   /  218-830-1511

 

 

Duluth, MN - Friday Sept. 21
Star Party! - Amity Coffee / Lakeside Gallery - 4429 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55804
5:30 - 9:00 pm
FREE

Join us for SPACE TRIVIA, telescopes, a film screening, special drinks, art and FUN!
We will screen City Lights, Starry Nights, a 25-minute documentary on light pollution,  with "Starry" art featured in Lakeside Gallery.
4429 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55804 / 218- 525-7323

 

 

 


Saturday Sept. 22

Wrenshall, MN - Saturday Sept. 22
Star Party and Sci-Fi Movie - Free Range Film Barn - 909 County Road 4, Wrenshall, MN 55797
7:30 - 10:00 pm
FREE

Join us for a space themed sci fi movie in the Free Range Film Barn with telescope star viewing afterwards.. There will be organic popcorn and water available.  The barn is located at 909 County Road 4, Wrenshall, MN 55797