Tag: Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA)

Kick Off Spring with KiDiMu’s FAM JAM on March 23rd from 10am – 3pm

Kick Off Spring with KiDiMu’s FAM JAM on March 23rd from 10am – 3pm

Join KiDiMu and their community partners for FAM JAM 2024 – a FREE and fun street fair style family-focused event to kick off spring! Kids, grab your adults and head down to the museum for a day of activities, great …

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

Star Gazing at the John H. Rudolph Planetarium at Battle Point Park just got even better!

For the last few years, staff, members and volunteers of the Battle Point Astronomical Association have been hard at work doing an array of much needed upgrades and improvements to the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park. …

Join the Battle Point Astronomical Association for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse this Saturday, October 14th!

Join the Battle Point Astronomical Association for the Upcoming Solar Eclipse this Saturday, October 14th!

The Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA) will open the Ritchie Observatory in Battle Point Park for viewing of this unique and rare event on Saturday, October 14, 2023, provided it’s not raining. The maximum eclipse will begin at approximately 9:20am …

Earth Day Expo at Battle Point Park and Much More! – Saturday, April 22, 2023

Earth Day Expo at Battle Point Park and Much More! – Saturday, April 22, 2023

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METRO PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT (BIMPRD) is excited to host their 2023 Earth Day Expo on Saturday, April 22, from 10:00am-2:00pm at Battle Point Park.

GATHER WITH OUR COMMUNITY FOR ALL THINGS GREEN!

Join in on the …

The Sky’s the Limit at the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park

The Sky’s the Limit at the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park

Last year I visited the Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park and met with Battle Point Astronomical Association’s President, Frank Petrie and Chief Astronomer, Cole Rees to learn about the observatory and the association. It all started back in 1992, …

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club…Reaching out locally, nationally and globally!

The Bainbridge Island Amateur Radio Club (BARC) has been on our radar for some time, we’ve come across their contributions to the island community on many occasions, such as their work with Bainbridge Prepares, and providing radio communication for the …

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

Reaching for the Stars: The Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park – Built for and by Bainbridge Islanders

In 1992, three not-so-amateurish astronomers, Edwin E. Ritchie, John H. Rudolph and Mac Gardiner founded the Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA), named for the location in which the group met at Battle Point Park. Although we definitely have our share …

EDWIN E. RITCHIE OBSERVATORY AT BATTLE POINT PARK OPEN HOUSE (and much more) – SATURDAY, MAY 14TH

EDWIN E. RITCHIE OBSERVATORY AT BATTLE POINT PARK OPEN HOUSE (and much more) – SATURDAY, MAY 14TH

The Battle Point Astronomical Association (BPAA) is excited to invite you to join them at their Open House at the Edwin E. Ritchie Observatory at Battle Point Park this Saturday. This will be the first live event in over …

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