Sci Fi Night at the Observatory


Spend your halloween in space! The Rothney Astrophysical Observatory is hosting its annual science fiction night. Wear a costume of your favourite sci fi character and test your knowledge in our challenging trivia contest. Hear readings from Calgary's own science fiction writers. Hal says you are in for a fascinating evening of astronomical fun.

Our evening is a tribute to the Sixties: The Golden Era of Science Fiction with a presentation by George Melnyk, University of Calgary Film Studies

Sci Fi Readings

Authors featured in Tyche Books & the imaginative fiction writers association

Sci Fi Trivia & Costume Contests Music, Movies, & Astronomical Fun

Tickets $10 each, To Reserve your tickets, Ages 18+ (only a limited number of tickets available)

Cash Bar (beer & wine) Munchies included


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  • Bryan H.

    Does a batman costume count as Sci-Fi?

    October 25, 2013

  • Emily R.

    This sounds super fun!

    October 22, 2013

    • Emily R.

      I am also driving from Sunnyside if anyone wants to carpool!

      October 22, 2013

    • Bryan H.

      I am thinking of going....has anyone else confirmed for carpooling?

      October 25, 2013

  • Zack

    I am not going to be able to make it out to this event now. Does anyone wish to play Event Host for this?

    October 22, 2013

    • Sol

      Hi Zack _ I can host if you need - what do I need to do?

      October 25, 2013

  • Zack

    Oh, guess that is me haha.

    October 3, 2013

  • G. John H.

    sorry i cant make this but i hope there will be other interest and they can host it ( get people together )

    October 2, 2013

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