The 2009 Starfest will be held July 17-18 at Ionia. Friday evening will feature several short talks followed by observing if clear. Saturday afternoon, there will be several short talks by members and guests, silent auction, Members Reception, and a Barbecue Dinner cooked on site. After dinner will be our featured speaker Prof. Eric Mamajek, University of Rochester Dept. of Physics and Astronomy. The title of his talk is 'The Exo-Planetary Zoo. Camping is available both Friday and Saturday nights but facilities are basic and no trailer hookups are available.