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Next Meeting

Club General Meeting - Friday 13 September, 2019
Location: Bricker Academic Building - Wilfrid Laurier University:

Room: 112 at 7:30 PM.
We will have our stand-up sign near the front entrance.



The Stargazers 101
Saturday 28 September 2019 @ 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. --At Zehrs - Laurentian Mall (750 Ottawa St S, Kitchener) -upstairs conference room


Next Event:

Star Party "Perseids" - University Waterloo: Monday, August 12 @ 8:00 p.m.
Star Party "101" - Conestoga Lake: Friday, August 23 @ 8:00 p.m. Parking Lot


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