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Cordinates: 37o 16' 04" N, 79o 56' 26"W
Altitude is about 1050 feet (320 meters)

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MONTHLY MEETING: 2019 RVAS Picnic and Star Party, Saturday, October 12th, 3:00 p.m., Apple Ridge Farm, Copper Hill, VA.  It’s our annual fall bash for RVAS members and their families.  Food, friendship and fun for everyone, including door prizes and solar and night sky observing!  This year’s site is Apple Ridge Farm, Copper Hill. VA.  (Directions to Apple Ridge Farm have been emailed to all members.)  The RVAS is providing the burgers, hot dogs, condiments, drinks and tableware.  Members/families are asked to bring a side dish, salad or dessert, and any serving utensils needed.  If you haven’t signed up yet, you’re running out of time.  Email or call our Message Line, 540-774-5651, and provide your name, the number of adults, teens and children coming and the food item(s) you’re bringing.  Don’t delay, register today!  You don’t want to miss our annual event!  (Note:  Our Annual Picnic and Star Party takes the place of our regular October monthly meeting.  The next regular monthly meeting open to the public will be November 18th.)

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