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Mid West Chapter - June 2016 Interest Meeting

  • June 15, 2016
  • 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CDT)
  • The Alder Planetarium, 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605


You are cordially invited to the inaugural "interest meeting" of the Mid West Chapter of THSOA.  The meeting is Wednesday June 15, 2016 at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL.

All THSOA members and interested Hydrographers / Oceanographers / Surveyors are welcome. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to join. If you need to renew or would like to gain membership then please go online at www.thsoa.org/join-us or email alma@thsoa.org.

Event Sponsor:

Free - Thanks to our sponsor. To register click here.

In order to attend this event you must register online at www.thsoa.org/event-2202761 or contact Alma Alling at alma@thsoa.org. Registration closes at noon (Central Time) the day of the meeting. Registration is important as we can only accept a maximum of 30 attendees.

Mike Brissette, R2Sonic


 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Meet & Greet with Drinks
 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 Dinner & Drinks
 - Chicago Style Pizza, Beer, Wine & Non Alcoholic Drinks
 8:00 PM - 8:30 PM
 THSOA Introduction Presentation
 8:30 PM - 9:00 PM
 Mike Brissette, R2Sonic
 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 Social Hour
  - Patio with fireworks at the Navy pier

Wednesday June 15, 2016

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Event Location:
The Alder Planetarium
1300 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
Website: www.adlerplanetarium.org
Telephone: +1 (312) 922-7827

Parking & Handicap Accessibility:

Parking Lot
Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the Adler Planetarium or in the parking garage at Soldier Field. Metered street parking is also available.

The standard rate for the lot adjacent to the Adler is $19 per car, but rates change frequently due to activities like football games, concerts, and other special events. All parking on the Museum Campus is owned by the Chicago Park District and managed by Standard Parking. For the most current parking information, visit the Soldier Field Parking website.

Handicapped Parking  & Handicap Accessibility
There are several reserved handicapped parking spaces in the Adler Planetarium lot close to the accessible entrance.

Accessible Entrance

The Adler Planetarium's wheelchair accessible entrance is located at the South Box Office.

Public Transportation

Take the CTA to Roosevelt or the Metra to Museum Campus

By Bus

#146 Inner Drive/Michigan Express/Museum Campus
#130 Museum Campus (mid-May through Labor Day)

By Train

Roosevelt CTA stop servicing Red, Orange and Green lines. Offers connections to #146 bus located at State and Roosevelt Road.

For routes, schedules and fares please visit the CTA website or call 312.836.7000.

Coming to the Adler on the Metra? Visit the Metra website or call +1 (312) 322-6900 for schedule information, fares and other related travel information.

For regional travel information, please visit the RTA Trip Planner or call +1 (312) 836-7000.

Sponsorship Opportunities:
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for upcoming events, please contact James Dunkley or Alma Alling. If you would like to make a donation to the Mid West Chapter, you can either go online by clicking here or you can mail a check. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 750363, New Orleans, LA 70175. Please make sure to make a note that the funds are going to the Mid West Chapter.

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