June 19, 2011 ALP Monthly Meeting  Report
by James Kevin Ty

Last June 19, amid a storm and Jose Rizal's 150th birthday celebration, members of the Astronomical League of the Philippines (ALP) held their monthly meeting at the Manila Planetarium. Members who attended were ALP President James Kevin Ty , wife Charito and son Kendrick Cole KC Ty , VP Jett Aguilar, Treasurer Andrew Ian Chan, directors Rich Pijuan & Honey Grace Nacional,  Christopher Lee,& wife Sandra Lee;  Bel Pabunan , Desiree del Rosario, Iah Serna, Victor Espartero, Kevin Dagunan , Jefferson Tomas & son Xian and Lee Tomas, Niko Loshoo , Kyla Nicole Campos.

Meeting proper started at around 3:00pm with ALP director Rich Pijuan giving her 2nd installment in astro art lecture and workshop entitled "Exploring The Night Sky Through Arts."  Rich started out by teaching the kids and some members on the basic color wheel and later how to draw the rockets in their 2nd  workshop.  The kids and members had a great time learning from the expertise of Mam Rich in art and painting.

The meeting ended at around 5:00pm with Mam Rich collecting their rockets sketch and paintings as well as give them additional assignments to bring in next meeting on July 10 at Manila Planetarium for the 3rd installment of the astro art lesson.




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