Welcome to the Tri-Valley Stargazers Astronomy Club's web site. There is a lot
of information here on the many activities of the Tri-Valley Stargazers
(TVS). Learn why you should join the club to get the most out of your
amateur astronomy hobby in the east San Francisco Bay Area.
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Dues are due!
It's that time of year when dues are due. See more information below.
Next Public Meeting
Holiday Potluck Dinner
Friday, December 18, 2015
Set up at 6:30 p.m.
Dinner starts at 7:00 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church
1893 N. Vasco Rd., Livermore
Next Board Meeting
Monday, December 21, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Round Table Pizza
1024 E. Stanley Blvd, Livermore
Members are always welcome at board meetings. Pizza is optional.
The Latest News & Upcoming Events
This month is our Holiday dinner. We'll be opening the doors at 6:30 to set up the tables and
chairs, and then the feast will begin at 7pm. Watch this space for more information as the
time gets closer.
Dues are due!
It is coming to that time of year when dues are due. While you are at it you might want
to update your memberhsip information too, which you can do by visiting our
After you fill out that form you will be directed to our
to complete the process. This would be a good time for you to add a little contribution
to the club!
Board Elections Results
Our annual election of club officers was be held during our
November meeting. The board members are Chuck Grant for
president, Rich Combs for vice-president, Jill Evanko for secretary,
and Roland Albers for treasurer.
Jack Marling Awards
The Jack Marling Award is the award given by the Tri-Valley
Stargazers to a member for their outstanding contributions
to the club over long periods of time. The award includes
honorary free life-time membership in the club. The award
is not given on a regular basis, but can be given at any time
when the board of directors becomes aware of a sufficiently
New awards have now been given to Alane Alchorn and Alan Gorski,
who have given many years of service, tirelessly leading and
participating in nearly every function of the club. Previous
recipients of the award are Don Machholtz, Rich and Barbara Green,
Rich Combs, and Debbie Dyke.
Upcoming star parties
We have planned the following star parties:
- December 7. Possible meeting to view Moon occulting Venus.
for further information.
TVS Logo Wear
You may have seen some TVS members wearing shirts and jackets
embroidered with the TVS logo. If you are interested in obtaining an
embroidered logo item, you can do so by ordering whatever you would like
Land's End's Corporate Sales
section and specifying TVS logo #0118948. You will need to set up an account, which will
ask for the logo number and the TVS customer number (3452021).
TVS has also set up shop at
for members to buy non-embroidered TVS logo wear. You can have the TVS
logo put on t-shirts, mugs, buttons, hats, coasters, etc. You buy
through Cafepress, and Cafepress sends TVS a portion of the proceeds.
Visit the web site to see all the TVS logo possibilities.