Patrol Gunboat Association (Asheville and Tacoma Class PGs, Tenders and Staffs) will host a reunion Aug. 12-16, 2009, at Founder's Inn, Virginia Beach, Va. Contact Terry W. McManuels, 1673 Kilt St., Virginia Beach, Va. 23464. Call (757) 479-2261 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
USS Canberra (CA-70/CAG-2, 1943-1970), will host a reunion Oct. 7-11, 2009 at the Holiday Inn, BWI Airport, Baltimore. Contact Ken Minick, P.O. Box 130, Belpre, OH 45714. Call (740) 423-8976 or e-mail email@example.com.
USS Benjamin Stoddert (DDG-22) will host a reunion Oct. 14-18, 2009 at the Quality Inn in Rapid City, S.D. Contact Louis Turilli, 429 S. Roselle Road, Roselle, Ill. 60172. Call (630) 529-9875 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
USS William V. Pratt (DLG-13/DDG-44) will host a reunion Aug. 5-9, 2009 at Founder's Inn, Virginia Beach, Va. Contact Rodger Hall, 1286 Steakhouse Road, Knoxville, Ill. 61448. Phone (309) 289-8750 or e-mail email@example.com.
Queen City Chapter Order of the Eastern Star -- 3 p.m. Saturday, East Lodge #504, 9950 St. Clair Ave., Fairview Heights. Fathers and brothers honored. Refreshments. 397-7187.
St. Louis Astronomical Society -- 7:30 p.m. Friday, McDonnell Hall, room 162, Washington University campus, St. Louis. "Sampling the Surface of Mars: Results from the Phoenix Lander" by Amy Shaw of Washington University. Free. (314) 935-4614.