Meetings

The Southern Arizona Chapter has 2nd Wednesday monthly meetings about eight times a year. They are held at 5:30 to 7:00 pm, 3225 N. First Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719. The IDA Office is just North of Ft. Lowell on West side of street, parking in rear-access from Ft. Lowell (see map). All are welcome who are interested in Light Pollution.  Please check the list below a day before the meeting to be sure it has not been Cancelled.  A meeting notice is sent to an email list for those who are interested, a brief agenda is normally included.  Please contact us to be added to the list.

  • 2020
  • December 9, 2020 – Holiday Party Potluck Gathering (contact Joe for information)
  • November 11, 2020 –  Prepare for the AZ STEM Adventure at PCC NW on Friday, 9am-1pm, (tentative Nov 20th)
  • October 14, 2020 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 9, 2020 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 12, 2020 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 8, 2020 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 10, 2020 –  CANCELLED due to Covid-19 Virus
  • May 13, 2020 – CANCELLED due to Covid-19 Virus
  • April 8 , 2020 –  CANCELLED due to Covid-19 Virus
  • March 11, 2020 –  No Meeting – SARSEF  judging on Thursday March 12th at the TCC
  • February 12, 2020 – CANCELLED
  • January 8, 2020 –  CANCELLED
  • 2019
  • December 11, 2019 – Holiday Party Potluck Gathering (contact Joe for information)
  • November 13, 2019 –  Prepare for the AZ STEM Adventure at PCC NW on Friday, 9am-1pm, Nov 22nd
  • October 9, 2019 – CANCELLED
  • September 11, 2019 – CANCELLED
  • August 14, 2019 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 10, 2019 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 12, 2019 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 8, 2019 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 10 , 2019 – CANCELLED
  • March 13, 2019 –  Project Review Meeting at IDA office or review at SARSEF  judging on Thursday March 7th at the TCC
  • February 13, 2019 – CANCELLED
  • January 9, 2019 –  CANCELLED
  • 2018
  • December 12, 2018 – Holiday Party Potluck Gathering (contact Joe for information)
  • November 14, 2018 – Cancelled (STEM at PCC NW on Friday, 9am-1pm)
  • October 10, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 12, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 8, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 11, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 13, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 9, 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 11 , 2018 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office or review at SARSEF  judging on April 12th at the TCC
  • March 14, 2018 –  CANCELLED
  • February 14, 2018 – CANCELLED
  • January 10, 2018 –  CANCELLED

2017

  • December 13, 2017 – Holiday Party Potluck Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 8, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 11, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September13, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 09, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 12, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 14, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 10, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 12 , 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 8, 2017 –  Planning Meeting –  SARSEF  judging on March 30th at the TCC
  • February 8, 2017 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • January 11, 2017 –  Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2016
  • December 14, 2016 – Holiday Party Potluck Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 9, 2016 – CANCELLED
  • October 12, 2016 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September14, 2016 – CANCELLED
  • August 10, 2016 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 13, 2016 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 8, 2016 – CANCELLED
  • May 11, 2016 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 13 , 2016 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 9, 2016 –  Planning Meeting –  SARSEF  judging on March 3rd at the TCC
  • February 10, 2016 – CANCELLED
  • January 13, 2016 –  CANCELLED

  • 2015
  • December 9, 2015 – Holiday Party Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 11, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 14, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 9, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 12, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 8, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 10, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 13, 2015 – CANCELLED
  • April 8 , 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 11, 2015 –  will be meeting for the SARSEF  judging the day before at the TCC
  • February 11, 2015 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • January 7, 2015 –  CANCELLED

  • 2014
  • December 10, 2014 – Holiday Party Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 12, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 8, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 10, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 13, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 9, 2014 – CANCELLED
  • June 11, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 14, 2014 – CANCELLED
  • April 9, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 11, 2014 – CANCELLED – will be meeting for the SARSEF  judging the day before at the TCC
  • February 11, 2014 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • January 8, 2014 – CANCELLED

  • 2013
  • December 11, 2013 – Holiday Party Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 13, 2013 – CANCELLEDlots of other activities in November
  • October 9, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 11, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 14, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 10, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 12, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 8, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 10, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 13, 2013 – CANCELLED – will be meeting for the SARSEF  judging the day before at the TCC
  • February 13, 2013 – CANCELLED
  • January 9, 2013 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2012
  • December 12, 2012 – (tentative date) Holiday Party Gathering (location TBD)
  • November 14, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 10, 2012 – CANCELLED
  • September 12, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 8, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 11, 2012 – CANCELLED
  • June 13, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 9, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 11, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 14, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • February 8, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office, Prepare flashlights for FUNFEST – Feb. 16th/17th
  • January 11, 2012 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2011
  • December 14, 2011 – Holiday gathering, 5:30 PM, potluck at Frannea residence, please RSVP…
  • November 9, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 12, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 14, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 10, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 13, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office – cancelled
  • June 8, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 11, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 13, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • March 9, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • February 9, 2011 – CANCELLED
  • January 12, 2011 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2010
  • December 8, 2010 – Holiday Party/Meeting – location to be determined
  • November 10, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 13, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 8, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office – cancelled due to busy schedules
  • August 14, 2010, 6:30 PM – Saturday – Brief Project Review Meeting at Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Overlook area
  • July 14, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 9, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • May 12, 2010, 5:30 PM – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 14, 2010, 5:30 PM – CANCELLED
  • March 10, 2010, 5:30 PM  – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • February 10, 2010, 5:30 PM  – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • January 13, 2010, 5:30 PM  – Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2009
  • December 9, 2009 – Holiday Gathering, Joe and Patsy Residence (call 575-7126 to get specifics), 5:30 PM
  • November 11, 2009 – Cancelled due to Annual Meeting in Phoenix
  • October 15, 2009, 5:30 – – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • September 9, 2009 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • August 12, 2009 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 8, 2009 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • June 10, 2009 – Potluck at a Member’s house in Saddlebrooke – call or email for details
  • May 13, 2009 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • April 8, 2009 –No Meeting due to Easter Religious events
  • March 11, 2009 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • February 18, 2009 (note: one week later than normal date) – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • January 14, 2009 –  Project Review Meeting at IDA office

  • 2008
  • December 10, 2008 – Holiday Party and short business meeting
  • November 12, 2008 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • October 15, 2008 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office (note: moved from Oct 8th)
  • September 10, 2008 – Brief business meeting after the Ward VI “GO GREEN” about 6:45 pm at Ward VI office
  • August 13, 2008 – Project Review Meeting at IDA office
  • July 9, 2008 – Project Review Meeting at Ida Office
  • June11, 2008 – No Meeting -see June 8th
  • June 8, 2008 – IDA Annual Meeting in Tucson – Sections meeting at 3:00 PM
  • May14, 2008 – Project Review Meeting
  • April 9, 2008 – Project Review Meeting, elect officers
  • March 18, 2008 – Science Fair Judging at the TCC – Brief meeting
  • Ferbruary 20, 2008 – Lunar eclipse viewing at John’s and informal meeting
  • January 9, 2008 – Project Review Meeting

  • 2007
  • December 12, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • November  14, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • October 10, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • September 12, 2007- Project Review Meeting
  • August 8, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • July 11, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • June 13, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • May 9, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • April 11, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • March 14, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • February 14, 2007 – Project Review Meeting
  • January 10, 2007 – Project Review Meeting

  • 2006
  • December 13, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • November 8, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • October 11, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • September 13, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • August 9, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • July 12, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • June 14, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • May 10, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • April 19, 2006 – cancelled
  • March 1,  2006 – Recognition meeting in Benson & Sky Watchers Inn/Vega Bray Observatory
  • February 8, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • January 11, 2006 – Project Review Meeting
  • 2005
  • December 14, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • November 9, 2005  – Project Review Meeting
  • October 12, 2005  – Meeting Cancelled (Oct 29th Mars party)
  • September 14, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • August 10, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • July 13, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • June 8, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • May 11, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • April 13, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • March 9, 2005 – Project Review meeting
  • February 9, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • January 12, 2005 – Project Review Meeting
  • 2004
  • December 8, 2004 – Holiday Party (Polacheck Residence)
  • November 10, 2004 – Project Review Meeting
  • October 13, 2004 – Cancelled
  • September 8, 2004 – Project Review Meeting
  • August 11, 2004 – Project Review Meeting
  • July 14, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • June 9, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • May 12, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • April 14, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • March 10, 2004 – No meeting due to annual IDA Conference (March 9 – 14th)
  • February 11, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • January 14, 2004 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • 2003
  • December 10, 2003 – Holiday Celebration at Mt. View Restaurant
  • November 12, 2003 –  Project Review Section Meeting
  • October 8, 2003 – Field Trip Meeting, meet 4640 W. Ina Rd in Parking Lot at 6:00 PM
  • September 10, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • August 13, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • July 9, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • June 11, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • May 14, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • April 9, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • March12, 2003 – Project Review  Section Meeting
  • February 12, 2003 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • January 8, 2003 – Outdoor Sports lighting review, meet at Mehl Park on River Road
  • 2002
  • December 11, 2002 – Walking tour of U of A campus to review their outdoor lighting
  • November 13, 2002  – Project Review Section Meeting
  • October 9, 2002 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • September 11, 2002 – Project Review Section Meeting
  • August 14, 2002 – Projects Review Section Meeting
  • July 10, 2002 – Lighting store visits to assess what Outdoor fixtures are being sold
  • June 12, 2002 – Plans are to review projects and plan July Activity
  • May 8, 2002 –  Projects Review Section Meeting
  • April 10, 2002 –  Projects Review and Vote on New Projects
  • March 13, 2002 – Awards Banquet for Ed Vega
  • February 13, 2002
  • January 9, 2002 – “Activity Meeting” – Surveyed lights at local gas stations and convenience stores
  • 2001
  • December 12, 2001 – Business meeting
  • November 14, 2001