Calendar

Calendar

For detailed descriptions of all entries, please see Monthly Events tab.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 1 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
Riverwatch Meeting 6:30 pm
Riverwatch Meeting
Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Riverwatch meets every other month at the Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium in the Iona House.  Meetings are open to the public. See http://calusanature.org/events for details of this month’s meeting.
2
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 2 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting
Feb 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Meeting is held in the Iona House. Non-members pay $3 at the door. Dedicated to education, conservation and enjoyment of reptiles and amphibians. For details of this month’s meeting, please see http://calusanature.org/events
Southwest Florida Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting 7:30 pm
Southwest Florida Astronomical Society Monthly Meeting
Feb 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Open to the public.  Meetings are held in the Planetarium. Formed to educate the public, school children and scouts about the wonders of the night sky!  For details/specifics of this month’s meeting and speaker topic, please see http://calusanature.org/events (Monthly Events tab), and scroll down to the first Thursday.
3
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) Every Friday at 11:45, (clear skies permitting) Live solar observing using the Coronado Solar Telescope: Are there sunspots today? Prominences? A flare? Planetarium volunteers and/or staff will show you the Sun “live” as few people get to see it. Catch our narrow-band filter’s detailed view of[...]
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 3 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
5
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch 1:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Feb 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Shady Porch Bluegrass Jam: Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back for a third year!  Sundays from 1 – 3:30 pm, bring your bluegrass instruments and your bluegrass tunes (or just your bluegrass heart, to listen) and come to the porch for the Sunday Bluegrass Jam.  Everyone is[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 5 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
8
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 8 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House 6:00 pm
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Open to the public, in the Iona House.  To explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth.  The Calusa Group covers a four county area in SW Florida. For details of this month’s meeting, see http://calusanature.org/events
9
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 9 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting 6:30 pm
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting
Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Open to the public, to all photographers at all skill levels, to share techniques, knowledge and friendships. Meeting is in Iona House. For details of this month’s meeting, please see http://calusanature.org/events
10
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) Every Friday at 11:45, (clear skies permitting) Live solar observing using the Coronado Solar Telescope: Are there sunspots today? Prominences? A flare? Planetarium volunteers and/or staff will show you the Sun “live” as few people get to see it. Catch our narrow-band filter’s detailed view of[...]
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 10 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
12
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch 1:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Shady Porch Bluegrass Jam: Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back for a third year!  Sundays from 1 – 3:30 pm, bring your bluegrass instruments and your bluegrass tunes (or just your bluegrass heart, to listen) and come to the porch for the Sunday Bluegrass Jam.  Everyone is[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 12 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
16
Guided Trail Hike with Education Naturalist (RSVP required) 10:00 am
Guided Trail Hike with Education Naturalist (RSVP required)
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
See RSV Here tab on Contact page
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 16 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting 6:00 pm
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting
Feb 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Open to the public. Meeting is usually held in the Iona House (but for example the March 2015 meeting was in the planetarium: see http://calusanature.org/events/ for important monthly details, or the Audubon Society of SW Florida Facebook page (opens in new tab): https://www.facebook.com/AudubonSWFL).  To protect birds, plants and other animals[...]
17
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) Every Friday at 11:45, (clear skies permitting) Live solar observing using the Coronado Solar Telescope: Are there sunspots today? Prominences? A flare? Planetarium volunteers and/or staff will show you the Sun “live” as few people get to see it. Catch our narrow-band filter’s detailed view of[...]
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 17 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
19
Animal Behavioral Enrichment Craft 11:00 am
Animal Behavioral Enrichment Craft
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch 1:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Shady Porch Bluegrass Jam: Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back for a third year!  Sundays from 1 – 3:30 pm, bring your bluegrass instruments and your bluegrass tunes (or just your bluegrass heart, to listen) and come to the porch for the Sunday Bluegrass Jam.  Everyone is[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 19 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
24
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) Every Friday at 11:45, (clear skies permitting) Live solar observing using the Coronado Solar Telescope: Are there sunspots today? Prominences? A flare? Planetarium volunteers and/or staff will show you the Sun “live” as few people get to see it. Catch our narrow-band filter’s detailed view of[...]
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 24 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm
26
Animal Behavioral Enrichment Craft 11:00 am
Animal Behavioral Enrichment Craft
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
 
“Flight Adventures” Planetarium Show plus “Dream to Fly” trailer — family-friendly noon shows 12:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch 1:00 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bluegrass on the porch
Shady Porch Bluegrass Jam: Sunday Bluegrass Jams on the Back Porch are back for a third year!  Sundays from 1 – 3:30 pm, bring your bluegrass instruments and your bluegrass tunes (or just your bluegrass heart, to listen) and come to the porch for the Sunday Bluegrass Jam.  Everyone is[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 26 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
A live animal demonstration is given daily at 1 pm, usually in the main building of the Nature Center. Meet giant friendly snakes and other lovely critters — each week is different!
“Cosmic Castaways” (Merging Galaxies) – Planetarium show 2:00 pm
“From Earth to the Universe” plus “Winter Stargazing” (optional) — or Potluck! — Planetarium Show 3:00 pm