Calendar of Events


January 27, 2023 -- Speaker meeting -- Kim Frank

February 25, 2023 -- 50th Anniversary meeting - postponed due to inclimate weather

March 25, 2023 -- 50th Anniversary meeting -- In Person - Explorers as Humanitarians,

Liz Taylor, Sylvia Earle, Mikkel Vestergaard, Angela Abshier, Jimmy Friedman, Peggy Callahan
Sylvia Earle, Lesley Ewing. (attendees limited to 60 people)

March 31, 2023 -- Cancelled since the anniversary program / meeting will be March 25th.

April 22, 2023 -- ECAD

April 28, 2023 -- In person TEC meeting - Guest speaker is Dr. Laurie Marker, FI'06

May 19, 2023 -- Annual Meeting, Officer Election and 2 Guest Speakers ... Dinner -in person meeting

June 2023 -- Summer Picnic or Celebration

September 15th 2023 -- CHAPTER FIELD TRIP - Robert Ferguson Observatory - Sugarloaf Ridge State Park

If you have field trip suggestions, please email Tom Dietz,


It is time to make your reservations for the September 15th TEC Northern California Chapter Observatory Field Trip at the Robert Ferguson Observatory located at the Surgarloaf Ridge State Park. Details are posted on the last page of the March Newsletter. (Additional guests are welcome, just use additional purchases via the two paypal options listed below).

1 person is $30 + $2 paypal fee =$32.

2 people is $60 + $2 paypal fee =$62.

To sign up and make reservations online go to :Payments

You can pay by sending a check payable to The Northern California Chapter of the Explorers Club to the Chapter Treasurer: Anna Freitas, Send the check to Anna Freitas, 161 Camino Posada, Walnut Creek, CA 94595

Call Anna at (925 457-6424) or send an email to