Events
Don't forget to Check Our Weather!

The suggested donation for the specific events listed below includes the cost of General Admission.  Rain or clear, we survive only on your generous donations.

Minimum suggested donations:
$5 for each Adult
$3 Children under 14
FREE for Members.

Next Board Meeting:  Saturday, May 9th  at 4:30 PM
Members of the Institute may attend and observe and are given time to address the board before the beginning and after adjournment but not during the meeting, unless invited to speak by a board member. May 9 at 4:30 p.m. The annual meeting will be held on June 13, 2015 at 4:30 p.m

After the lectures, concerts, etc.  Remain for refreshments and guided tours of the night sky through Custer's telescopes. Custer is open every Saturdays from 7pm until midnight. Observing beings at 8pm


Friday, June 26
Members Night, 7pm
A Members-Only evening for mingling, observing, enjoying the observatory and its resources, discussing Custer's present and planning its future together. This members-only evening is FREE for Members and their guests.

Saturday, July 11
Lithology Brewery Beer Tasting &
The IPA Improv Comedy Troupe
Lithology Brewing will be
offering tastings for our guests 21 and over with proper ID. They will be pouring 4 oz tastings of 2-3 varieties of their beer. This will be followed by the IPA Cmedy Troupe. IPA Comedy is a live improvised comedy group located on Long Island, NY. Their performances are in the vein of "Whose Line is it Anyway" with a focus on audience interaction. This is their 2nd appearance at Custer!
$15 non-mebers, $8 members, and $5 students


Saturday July 18 Board meeting (tentative)
Saturday Aug 22 Board meeting (tentative)
Saturday Sept 19th Board meeting (tentative)
Saturday Oct 10th Board meeting (tentative)
Saturday, Oct 9-11 Custer Jamboree
Saturday Nov 21st Board meeting (tentative)
Saturday Dec 19th Holiday Party




Saturday Night Observing:
open to public, dark to midnight, weather permitting Staff provide guided tours of the sky. Clouds, fog, rain, and full moon nights are not good nights. The less moon, the better for most observing:
Check the moon calendar!

Plan your visit by reading this and have a look at our VISITOR GUIDE to make the most
of your visit with us.

Observing


The musical performances are, in part, made possible by grants from the Suffolk County Community Arts Regrant Program and the NYS Council for the Arts


MEMBERS' NIGHT, Last Friday of each month
A Members-Only evening for mingling, observing, enjoying the observatory and its resources, discussing Custer's present and planning its future together. Coordinator: David van Popering. Admission: FREE for Members and their guests.

Saturday Night Observing, open to public, dusk to midnight, weather permitting Staff provide guided tours of the sky. Clouds, fog, rain, and full moon nights are not good nights. The less moon, the better for most observing. Check the moon calendar. Plan your visit by reading this.


CURRENT MOON

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