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ASP’s 125th Anniversary Celebration

Featuring award-winning astronomy writer, journalist, lecturer, and educator, Timothy Ferris

Dinner and Fundraising Event

Delancey Street Restaurant
Embarcadero at Brannan
Dinner, Silent Auction and Program

Friday, February 7, 2014
6:00 to 10:00 pm

“Stardust” $100 ASP member / $125 non-member
“Mercury” $200 (premium seating)
“Jupiter” $300 (dine with VIP guest)
“Earth” $1,250 (table for ten)

Please RSVP via 415-715-1406 or kharper@astrosociety.org

Timothy Ferris

Nominated for both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book award, Timothy Ferris is the author of a dozen books, among them “Seeing in the Dark,” “The Whole Shebang,” and “Coming of Age in the Milky Way,” which was translated into fifteen languages and named by The New York Times as among the leading books published in the twentieth century. A former newspaper reporter and editor of Rolling Stone magazine, he has written more than two hundred articles and essays for publications such as The New Yorker, National Geographic, The New York Review of Books, Forbes, Harper’s, Life, Nature, Time, Newsweek, Readers’ Digest, Scientific American, The Nation, The New Republic, and The New York Times.

Called “the best popular science writer in the English language” by The Christian Science Monitor and “the best science writer of his generation” by The Washington Post, Mr. Ferris has received the American Institute of Physics prize and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Dress is business attire, please.

Valet parking will be available. Please proceed a half-block south of Delancey Street Restaurant on Embarcadero until you see the Valet Parking sign and attendants.

Headquartered in San Francisco, the ASP is a nonprofit organization that fosters scientific literacy and the joy of discovery through astronomy — for tomorrow’s science, technology and academic leaders


Delancey Street Restaurant is located at 600 Embarcadero St., San Francisco, CA 94107, Embarcadero at Brannan. Parking is located one block north of Delancey.


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Delancey Street Restaurant

Delancey Street Restaurant

Delancey Street Restaurant is a key training school of the Delancey Street Foundation, the country’s largest self-help residential organization for people who have hit bottom to completely rebuild their lives. Like the immigrants who came through Ellis Island to Delancey Street on New York’s Lower East Side at the turn of the century to start new lives, newcomers to Delancey Street Foundation are “immigrants” of all races, all ages, all backgrounds, who come together in this community of opportunity of rehabilitation and workforce development.

Since it opened in 1991, the Delancey Street Restaurant has received wonderful responses from the press, from television, and most importantly from customers. Delancey was named one of “San Francisco’s Delicious Dozen” by Jim Wood in Image Magazine‘s Dining Issue; we were awarded a “toque” by the prestigious Gault Milleu’s The Best of San Francisco, 2½ stars by San Francisco Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer, and were named “the Friendliest Restaurant in San Francisco” by Zagat. The restaurant has been featured on several TV shows including CNN and The Food Network‘s “Best of…” series.