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Starlight Gala

Saturday, October 28, 2017 

Chabot Space & Science Center
Gala Celebration: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Party After the Party until midnight

Join us at our largest party of the year to support science education!

On October 28th, we will transform the Center for one night of feasting, dancing and fun - all to raise funds for Chabot's innovative, hands on programs that reach more than 50,000 children annually and inspire lifelong learning for more than 150,000 visitors across our community.

Join Champions of Science honorees:

  • Dr. Michael Levi, former chair of Chabot's JPA Board and director of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) and senior scientist at LBNL, 
  • Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9 astronaut and founder of the B612 Foundation. 
After dinner, our live auction will feature a collection of unique-to-Chabot experiences. As the evening progresses, you will find the Center itself has transformed; stay late to cap off a memorable evening with a dance party, telescope viewing and a Haunted Lab.


Starlight Gala Premiere Ticket: $500 - includes:
Cocktail reception, elegant dinner and exciting live auction, after party.

Sponsorships are available and include VIP benefits. To learn more please contact Sarah Schafer at development@chabotspace.org or 510.336.7305.

Tickets: https://goo.gl/qpg7NZ

How will you TRANSFORM for the year's best Halloween party?

Starlight Gala 2017 Sponsors (to date)

Science Champion


Orbital Sponsors

Rudney Associates
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Spees Family
The Clorox Company
Pacific Gas & Electric
The Stuart Family
Will & Anya Wright

Starlight Gala Dinner Committee

Paul and Helen Chapman
Jan Chabala and Mary Francis 
Rena Rickles and Glen Dahlbacka
Garrett Gruener and Amy Slater
Bonnie and Earl Hamlin
Margaret Hauben
Natalie Roe and Michael Levi
Fred and Ann Patton
Norman and Janet Pease
Janet Macher
Jennifer and Tom Michael
Eric Rudney
John and Kate Spees
Hon. Richard and Jean Spees
Richard and Roberta Spees
Sheryl and Marc Stuart
Mary Ellen and Bryant Tong
Anya and Will Wright
Hon. Annie Campbell Washington