Calendar

Calendar

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

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
2
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
3
Guided WET Hike with Education Naturalist (RSVP required) 10:00 am
Guided WET Hike with Education Naturalist (RSVP required)
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Select RSVP Here — under ABOUT US tab and CONTACT option
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 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.
4
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Aug 4 @ 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[...]
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 4 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium 3:00 pm
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We are proud to present Florida Wildlife Corridor’s ‘The Forgotten Coast’ in place of the 3 pm planetarium show today.  This special screening is the epic story of an expedition along Florida’s west coast from the Everglades to the Panhandle.  Run time is 56 minutes. Included with regular admission to[...]
5
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium 3:00 pm
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We are proud to present Florida Wildlife Corridor’s ‘The Forgotten Coast’ in place of the 3 pm planetarium show today.  This special screening is the epic story of an expedition along Florida’s west coast from the Everglades to the Panhandle.  Run time is 56 minutes. Included with regular admission to[...]
6
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 6 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium 3:00 pm
The Forgotten Coast Special Screening in Planetarium
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
We are proud to present Florida Wildlife Corridor’s ‘The Forgotten Coast’ in place of the 3 pm planetarium show today.  This special screening is the epic story of an expedition along Florida’s west coast from the Everglades to the Panhandle.  Run time is 56 minutes. Included with regular admission to[...]
7
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 7 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
8
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
9
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 9 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House 6:00 pm
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House
Aug 9 @ 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
10
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting 6:30 pm
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting
Aug 10 @ 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
11
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Aug 11 @ 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[...]
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 11 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
Martian Meteorite Preview: VIP Friday evening (public unveiling Saturday @ 2pm) 6:30 pm
Martian Meteorite Preview: VIP Friday evening (public unveiling Saturday @ 2pm)
Aug 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Martian Meteorite Preview: VIP Friday evening (public unveiling Saturday @ 2pm)
Nibbles, drinks, scientific explanation and a preview of the Martian Meteorite! Save the date for this “extraterrestrial” event to benefit CNCP.
12
Martian Meteorite Unveiling! All Day Activites, actual unveiling @ 2pm
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 12 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
13
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 13 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
14
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 14 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
15
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 15 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
16
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
17
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting 6:00 pm
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting
Aug 17 @ 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[...]
18
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Aug 18 @ 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[...]
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 18 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 18 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
19
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
20
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 20 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
21
Solar Eclipse Special 12:30 Planetarium Show 12:30 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 21 @ 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!
Solar Eclipse Viewing in front of Planetarium: Max at 2:53 pm 1:30 pm
Solar Eclipse Viewing in front of Planetarium: Max at 2:53 pm
Aug 21 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
We are in the path of a partial (78%) eclipse of the Sun today.  Volunteers will be on hand to guide your eclipse viewing with the Coronado Solar telescope and eclipse glasses, anytime between 1:30 and 4 pm. Remember, an eclipse is a slow event, but maximum coverage (78%) is[...]
Eclipse Presentation with Education Coordinator Walter Cheatham 1:45 pm
Eclipse Presentation with Education Coordinator Walter Cheatham
Aug 21 @ 1:45 pm – 2:15 pm
On the planetarium stage, Walter makes it real for eclipse fanciers of all ages!
Special Solar Superstorms Presentation in Planetarium 3:00 pm
22
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 22 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
23
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 23 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
24
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
25
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Aug 25 @ 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[...]
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 25 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
26
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
27
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 27 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
28
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 28 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
29
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 29 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 29 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
30
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 30 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]
31
Noon show: “Stars: Life Cycle of the Cosmos” 12:00 pm
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Aug 31 @ 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!
PN show 2: “To the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “To the Universe”
Aug 31 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
 
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Cosmic Castaways: Interacting Galaxies” plus optional “Summer Stargazing”
Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Cosmic Castaways” — This excellent production about colliding galaxies will keep you fascinated. Learn how some day half of our night sky may be filled with the vista of two galaxies in the process of merging! Each show is preceded by a live orientation to SW Florida night[...]