North Bay BASF Calendar 2011

It’s time to “unleash your inner scientist” at the first-ever annual celebration of the Bay Area’s unparalleled leadership in science and technology. The 10 day festival, the Bay Area Science Festival (BASF), scheduled October 29th – November 6th, will provide a wide range of science and technology activities – lectures, debates, exhibitions, workshops, etc. – at a variety of locations throughout the Bay Area. Use the calendar to find North Bay events near you! The local highlight will be the North Bay Discovery Day at Infineon Raceway on Saturday, November 5th from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Date Event

Saturday,
October 29th

Combating the Challenges of Aging Through Stem Cells
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Insecta-Palooza
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Public Solar Viewing and PlanetWalk
Robert Ferguson Observatory, Kenwood
12:00 - 4:00 PM

Hawk Talk and Banding Demonstration
Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
12:00 - 2:00 PM

Climate Change: Fact or Fiction
Bay Model, Sausalito
1:30 - 2:30 PM

Public Night Viewing
Robert Ferguson Observatory, Kenwood
7:00 - 10:00 PM

Sunday,
October 30th

Discovery Day
Romberg Tiburon Center, Tiburon
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Estero Trail Hike
Point Reyes National Seashore
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Hawk Talk and Banding Demonstration
Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
12:00 - 2:00 PM

Monday,
October 31st

Dimensional Analysis
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Tuesday,
November 1st

Coastal Marine Ecotoxicology: Assessing Contaminant Effects from the Cell to the Organism
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Wednesday,
November 2nd

Redwood Creek Native Plant Nursery
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

How Did Native Americans Count?
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
4:00 - 5:00 PM

Marin Math Circle
Dominican University, San Rafael
6:00 - 8:15 PM

Wonder Dialogue: Can We Live Forever?
Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Novato
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Thursday,
November 3rd

Birds at Stafford Lake
Stafford Lake Park, Novato
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Will Full Disk Encryption Keep My Data Safe?
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
12:00 - 1:00 PM

Aging Research and Care in the Era of Personalized Genetics and Genomics
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
4:00 - 5:30 PM

Friday,
November 4th

First Friday Night Sky
Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa
7:00 PM and 8:30 PM

Saturday,
November 5th

Discovery Day
Infineon Raceway, Sonoma
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Marin Headlands Native Plant Nursery
Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Star Party
Mt. Tamalpais State Park, Mill Valley
5:30 - 9:00 PM

Star Party
Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park
8:00 - 10:00 PM

Sunday,
November 6th

Birds at Rush Creek
Rush Creek Open Space Preserve, Novato
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Muir Woods Auditory Odyssey
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley
3:30 - 5:30 PM

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