Category: Events

Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

Blue Hill Online Programs this Week

| May 18, 2020 | Reply

MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020 1 PM Carol: Remembering her Fury Hurricane Carol was one of the worst tropical cyclones to ever affect Southern New England. Charles Orloff, Executive Director, BHO witnessed it and will describe its fury. Please send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org to receive a link and password to this program. WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020 […]

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Blue Hill Online Program this Week

Blue Hill Online Program this Week

| May 11, 2020 | Reply

MONDAY, MAY 11, 2020 1PM Wind Speed and direction recorders at Blue Hill Observatory Learn about historic and modern wind speed and wind direction sensors both that are working and that have been retired Please join our program from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org to get a link and password. […]

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Blue Hill Online Program this Friday

Blue Hill Online Program this Friday

| May 4, 2020 | Reply

FRIDAY, MAY 8, 1-2 p.m. Significant Nor’easters in New England Robert Thompson, Retired Meteorologist in Charge from NWS/Taunton. Learn about some of the most significant of these well-known but sometimes misunderstood storms. To join this program please send an email to dmccasland@bluehill.org

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Tim Kelley’s Weather Program Continued Friday

Tim Kelley’s Weather Program Continued Friday

| April 22, 2020 | Reply

Tim Kelley of NBC10 Boston will continue his tutorial THIS FRIDAY, MAY 1st, on how to look at online resources to make your own forecasts. Tim will share several of his favorite web sites, explain how to use the site and what the information on a page means.  Topics will include forecast models, satellite and […]

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A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

A Grand Achievement—Blue Hill Observatory’s Unbroken 135 Year Recording of the Weather—Help Us Celebrate!

| February 3, 2020 | Reply

Imagine, Blue Hill Observatory’s first weather observations were made on February 1, 1885 at the top of Great Blue Hill— from that day on we have maintained an unbroken recording of the weather! Considered a remarkable resource, Blue Hill Observatory’s data is the most homogeneous climate record in North America and is a benchmark station […]

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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2020 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2020 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 24, 2020 | Reply

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 13th and July 18th, […]

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Governor Charlie Baker Talks Climate at June 13th BHO Fundraiser

Governor Charlie Baker Talks Climate at June 13th BHO Fundraiser

| June 4, 2019 | Reply

Join us at our Summer Social with Special Guest, Governor Charlie Baker on June 13th! Please visit our on-line store at Square to purchase tickets today!

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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2019 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2019 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 19, 2019 | 2 Replies

This summer’s workshop  is designed for students who enjoy learning about the weather and who might like a career in meteorology/ atmospheric science. While it is recommended for students between the ages of 14 and 18  years old, others may apply. The workshop will be held during the week of July 15th and July 20th, 2019.  […]

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Cantore Stories: Join us for an evening with Weather Channel Storm Chaser, Jim Cantore

Cantore Stories: Join us for an evening with Weather Channel Storm Chaser, Jim Cantore

| September 12, 2018 | Reply

On Friday evening, November 9th, you will have an incredible opportunity to meet and listen to the most celebrated broadcast meteorologist in the country. For the last 32 years Americans have watched Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore not only cover, but experience every major weather event that has impacted our nation. Hosted by his Weather Channel […]

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Special Event to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane

Special Event to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane

| September 7, 2018 | 2 Replies

On Friday, September 21st, Blue Hill Observatory will hold a full day of events to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the 1938 Hurricane. All daytime events are open to the public. The evening lecture is free for Observatory Members, non-members must purchase tickets at $10 each. 11 AM – Observations will be recreated using the […]

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Join Us for the 2018 Southern New England Weather Conference

Join Us for the 2018 Southern New England Weather Conference

| July 25, 2018 | 3 Replies

This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will be held on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20th at MEDITECH in FOXBORO, Massachusetts.  This state-of-the-art building features a 3,000 sq. ft. auditorium-in-the-round where most of the conference will be held. Since 2000, the Conference has provided a place for weather enthusiasts and professionals to gather and share their knowledge […]

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Tickets Now on Sale for our Spectacular Earth Day Event

Tickets Now on Sale for our Spectacular Earth Day Event

| March 10, 2018 | Reply

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO A  FUTURE DATE On Saturday, April 21st, Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center will host a spectacular Earth Day Event at the beautiful Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, Mass. This is our Annual Fundraiser with all proceeds helping to support our work in Weather Data   Collection, Climate Research […]

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Save the Date for “Earthapalooze”, Saturday, April 21st

Save the Date for “Earthapalooze”, Saturday, April 21st

| February 8, 2018 | Reply

  On Saturday, April 21st, Blue Hill Observatory will celebrate Earth Day with a fabulous event at Granite Links Golf Club in Quincy, Massachusetts. Featuring interactive climate exhibits by local high school students, live music, a buffet dinner, silent and live auction, and important speakers, this is a night not to missed. Check back to […]

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Tell Us How You Remember The Great Blizzard of “78”

Tell Us How You Remember The Great Blizzard of “78”

| February 1, 2018 | 46 Replies

The Great Blizzard of February 6-7, 1978 was one of the most significant weather events of the 20th century in New England. If you experienced this storm 40 years ago, let us know how you remember the Blizzard of ’78 by leaving a comment below. Here are some of the weather observations at the Blue […]

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Your Chance to Own the Original 78 Blizzard Map Drawn by Bob Copeland

Your Chance to Own the Original 78 Blizzard Map Drawn by Bob Copeland

| January 25, 2018 | Reply

These limited edition prints are quarter-size replicas (18X24) of the “Blizzard of ’78” maps hand-drawn by Bob Copeland and used on WCVB Channel 5 telecasts on Tuesday, February 7th,1978.  These collectors’ items normally retail for $100 each but are available exclusively through Blue Hill Observatory for our Blizzard anniversary celebration at Granite Links Golf Club […]

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