Events

Discover the Universe

Discover the Universe: On-Site: Astronomy Teachers Workshop in Toronto

Saturday, April 27, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Full-day workshop hosted by the Dunlap Institute at the University of Toronto
Richmond Hill DDO

DDO Astronomy Paint Night

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 -
7:30pm to 10:00pm

Be inspired by the cosmos and paint your version of the night sky, galaxy, or planet! Find your inspiration from an astronomer who will start with a short introduction to an astronomy-themed topic, and with an artist-in residence.

Secrets of the Astrolabe Workshop

Aga Khan Museum: Workshop - Secrets of the Astrolabe

Sunday, June 2, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Learn the secrets of a 2,500-year-old technological tool from long-time amateur astronomer Pierre Paquette.

Moon Writing Workshop with Laboni Islam and Kelley Aitken

Aga Khan Museum: Moon Writing Workshop with Laboni Islam and Kelley Aitken

Saturday, June 8, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Immerse yourself in The Moon: A Voyage Through Time, an exhibition that explores our enduring fascination with this enchanting orb in the sky and looks at the role it has played in faith, science, and the arts.
RASC Seal

2019 RASC General Assembly in Toronto

Thursday, June 13, 2019 to Sunday, June 16, 2019

The 2019 RASC General Assembly will be held in Toronto at York University from June 13–16, 2019. The theme of the General Assembly will be Education and Public Outreach.

Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

RASC GA: Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

Saturday, June 15, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Learn all about being an amateur astronomer and join in on hands-on activities at this special weekend Father’s Day Family Astronomy activity fair.

Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

RASC GA: Hands-on Astronomy Activities for Father’s Day

Sunday, June 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 5:00pm

Learn all about being an amateur astronomer and join in on hands-on activities at this special weekend Father’s Day Family Astronomy activity fair.

Kortright Astronomy

Kortright Centre: Midnight Astronomy

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 8:30pm to Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Receive a detailed introduction to the basics of astronomy through an indoor presentation, an amazing portable planetarium, and outdoor viewing of the night sky through binoculars and telescopes.
Women with Impact: Resnik crater, 2016, © Bettina Forget

Aga Khan Museum: Workshop - Moon Mission With Bettina Forget

Saturday, July 20, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Imagine you’re on a lunar base, ready explore to the Moon. Your mission is to document a region of the Moon of your choice – maybe the Ocean of Storms, the Sea of Tranquility, the Peninsula of Thunder, or the Bay of Rainbows.