THIS WEEK IN SAN DIEGO

From: Gerry W.
Sent on: Sunday, March 15, 2009 11:19 AM
THE MARS SOCIETY - THIS WEEK IN SAN DIEGO


March 2009

The physics of skateboarding, the chemistry of
chocolate, and dozens of other relevant topics will be
explored in March during the inaugural month-long
San Diego Science Festival.

   http://sdsf09.sch...­

The activities will culminate on April 4 in a daylong
Expo in Balboa Park -- TMS-SD will have an interactive
booth and the San Diego Mars Rover and our Mars
Sojourner Rover replicas will be there.

   http://www.sdscie...­
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Friday, March 20, 2009

TMS-SD MARS MOVIE NIGHT -- "THE ALPHA
INCIDENT" (1977)

A space probe returns to Earth from Mars, carrying
with it a deadly organism which has the lethal potential
to destroy all life on Earth. However, it can only kill
when its victims are asleep.

   http://chapters.m...­

Also, an episode of "DUCK DODGERS" [masked])
will be screened.

Showtime is at 7:00pm at Studio 106 -- please RSVP
to FILMIST <at> MAC.COM, as seating is limited.
We'll provide the popcorn -- you can bring drinks or
snacks to share.
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Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Amercian Assocation of University Women
(AAUW Escondido-San Marcos Branch) has invited
Francis French to speak to their group about his book
"Into that Silent Sea" at the Literary Faire & Luncheon
at the Escondido Country Club from 11:00am to
3:00pm. For more information, click here.

    http://chapters.m...­

No TMS-SD participation is planned for this event.
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Saturday, March 21, 2009

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park
features Family Science Days from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.
It is free with paid Science Center admission. Participate
in hands-on activities designed for children and adults
to work together to complement our interactive exhibits.
Explore the fun and fascinating side of science! Come
to our science table and make a free science experiment
that you can take home with you!

   http://www.rhflee...­

No TMS-SD participation is planned for this event.
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Saturday, March 21, 2009

Join the San Diego Vintage Sci-Fi film group for a
screening of a vintage SF (film and TV) of the '30's
through early '60's -- This was the age of damsels in
distress, pocket-change special effects, and those
fabulous rubber monster suits.

   http://sdvsf.org/­

We'll be screening "The Fabulous World of Jules
Verne" (1958, USA), an episode of "Commando
Cody: Sky Marshall of the Universe" (USA, 1953)
and Vintage Sci-Fi cartoons.

Showtime is 7:00pm at Studio 106.

   http://chapters.m...­
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Sunday, March 22, 2009

The San Diego Space Society meets at Studio 106
at 12:00 noon for a Project Build Day, followed by a
SDSpace Board of Director's meeting at 3:00pm.

   http://sdspace.or...­

   http://chapters.m...­
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For more information regarding The Mars Society - San
Diego, please visit our website at:

   http://MarsSanDie...­


And if you're interested in keeping up with all the
latest Mars news as well as reports on human and space
flight progress, please subscribe to TMS-SD's News and
Message Board at:

   http://groups.yah...­


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