Category: Events

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 | Reply

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 | 2 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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Registration Now Open for Local Weather Course

Registration Now Open for Local Weather Course

| April 3, 2018 | Reply

Title: Red Sky in Morning, Sailors Take Warning! Description: Curious about our crazy New England weather? Ever wonder what kind of cloud was floating above your head? Would you like to learn how you can predict the weather in your own backyard? Come join us for an enjoyable, interactive class on weather basics. Course includes some […]

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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 | 45 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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Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

Announcing Blue Hill Observatory’s 2018 Summer Workshop: “Launch Your Weather Career”

| January 12, 2018 | 1 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 9 through 15th, 2018.   […]

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The Great Blizzard of “78” Remembering Its Fury

The Great Blizzard of “78” Remembering Its Fury

| December 5, 2017 | Reply

Blue Hill Observatory invites you to a special event to commemorate the Great Blizzard of 1978. It will be held on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Granite Links Golf Club in Milton from 11 to 3 P.M. Featured speakers will include Dr. Louis Uccellini, Director, National Weather Service, Bob Thompson, Meteorologist-in-Charge, NWS Boston and several […]

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Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

Only a Few Days Left to Register for the Southern N.E. Wx Conference

| October 25, 2017 | Reply

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will feature a tribute to the late Dick Albert, a long time friend of Blue Hill Observatory. The tribute will be given by two of his best friends, Harvey Leonard and Natalie Jacobson. The conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  This […]

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Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

Join Us for the 2017 Southern New England Weather Conference

| August 29, 2017 | Reply

  This year’s Southern New England Weather Conference will be held on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4th at MEDITECH, FOXBORO, MA.  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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Join us for Our “Members Only” Rooftop Fireworks Viewing

Join us for Our “Members Only” Rooftop Fireworks Viewing

| June 29, 2017 | Reply

Note-  We are very sorry, but this event is SOLD OUT!        

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Join Us for a Beautiful Solstice Sunset Viewing & Hike

Join Us for a Beautiful Solstice Sunset Viewing & Hike

| June 20, 2017 | Reply

Please join us this week (June 22-24 from 7 to 10 p.m.) for The Blue Hill Observatory Summer Solstice Sunset Hike and Fundraiser. Our fun for the whole family event will begin with an optional hour long guided hike with one of our knowledgeable guides. Once at the top refreshments will be served while you […]

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“Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on May 6, 2017

“Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on May 6, 2017

| April 6, 2017 | Reply

The Blue Hill Observatory cordially invites you to celebrate the 143rd Kentucky Derby at our “Run for the Roses” Fundraiser on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at West End Johnnies, located at 138 Portland Street in Boston, from 4 to 7 p.m. West End Johnnies boasts many large screen TVs for ease in viewing the Derby, […]

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