Calendar

Calendar

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

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
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!
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting
Feb 1 @ 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 1 @ 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.
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 2 @ 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[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 3 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 3 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Butterfly Talk 11:00 am
Butterfly Talk
Feb 5 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Butterfly Talk
Join us in the new Butterfly Garden at Calusa Nature Center for a fun, informative talk about butterflies! You will learn all about the butterfly life cycle, which species are native to Florida, and how we all can protect butterflies and their habitat. This talk is free with your paid[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 5 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting 6:30 pm
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting
Feb 8 @ 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
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 9 @ 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[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 9 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 11 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Butterfly Talk 11:00 am
Butterfly Talk
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Butterfly Talk
Join us in the new Butterfly Garden at Calusa Nature Center for a fun, informative talk about butterflies! You will learn all about the butterfly life cycle, which species are native to Florida, and how we all can protect butterflies and their habitat. This talk is free with your paid[...]
Noon Show (only) at Planetarium Canceled for Private Rental 11:00 am
Noon Show (only) at Planetarium Canceled for Private Rental
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 1:45 pm
Our Planetarium will be closed for a private party until 1:45 pm today. To learn more about Rentals, click the Facilities tab!
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 12 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 12 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 13 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Valentine’s Day for Nature Lovers! 10:30 am
Valentine’s Day for Nature Lovers!
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for a special celebration of Love! $15/person includes all museum & planetarium features plus: Butterfly Talk : 11 am Valentine’s Snacks & Bubbly Animal “Dating” Rituals! 1:15 pm Make Your Own Bouquet 2:00 pm Guided Nature Walk 3:00 pm Raffle for a Gift Shop Treasure
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House 6:00 pm
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House
Feb 14 @ 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
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 16 @ 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[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Yoga in Nature – a Calusa Wellness Series offering 10:00 am
Yoga in Nature – a Calusa Wellness Series offering
Feb 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Yoga in Nature  - a Calusa Wellness Series offering
Come experience the beauty of Yoga in Nature. Sue Persia, a certified yoga instructor leads the class through a series of gentle, relaxing yoga postures. Afterward, feel free to stay for an optional short meditation or enjoy a nature walk on the trails. A truly relaxing experience. The class is[...]
Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Butterfly Talk 11:00 am
Butterfly Talk
Feb 19 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Butterfly Talk
Join us in the new Butterfly Garden at Calusa Nature Center for a fun, informative talk about butterflies! You will learn all about the butterfly life cycle, which species are native to Florida, and how we all can protect butterflies and their habitat. This talk is free with your paid[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 19 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 22 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Feb 23 @ 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[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 24 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Yoga in Nature – a Calusa Wellness Series offering 10:00 am
Yoga in Nature – a Calusa Wellness Series offering
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Yoga in Nature  - a Calusa Wellness Series offering
Come experience the beauty of Yoga in Nature. Sue Persia, a certified yoga instructor leads the class through a series of gentle, relaxing yoga postures. Afterward, feel free to stay for an optional short meditation or enjoy a nature walk on the trails. A truly relaxing experience. The class is[...]
Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 25 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Butterfly Talk 11:00 am
Butterfly Talk
Feb 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Butterfly Talk
Join us in the new Butterfly Garden at Calusa Nature Center for a fun, informative talk about butterflies! You will learn all about the butterfly life cycle, which species are native to Florida, and how we all can protect butterflies and their habitat. This talk is free with your paid[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
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!
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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Alligator Talk 11:00 am
Alligator Talk
Feb 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
We love our alligators! Come visit with them up close and personal. (Okay, behind the gate!) Our animal care expert will share all about alligators: their habit, diet, why they are important to the ecosystem, and how to protect them. Admission to this talk is free with your entrance fee.[...]
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]
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PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Discovering Other Worlds”
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Discovering Other Worlds: Searching for Planets Beyond Our Solar System covers the methods by which scientists have discovered exoplanets, and the amazing advance in that capability brought about by the Kepler and COROT satellite observatories — and soon, by TESS! (TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, is a new planet-finding[...]
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Feb 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: “Phantom of the Universe” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Phantom of the Universe”
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Tilda Swinton is your narrator for this energetic new (2017) look at dark matter and the amazing machines set to detect — or create — it! From riding the stream of relativistic protons racing through the world’s largest particle collider in Europe to up-close views of the Big Bang and[...]
Eagle Talk 2:30 pm
Eagle Talk
Feb 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Live raptor/bald eagle talk from our knowledgeable naturalist at the McNew Pavilion.
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck* 3:00 pm
PN 3: “African Sky Lore” plus “Winter Stargazing” — or Potluck*
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
In “African Sky Lore,” Follow the early African civilizations as they observe the night skies: leading us all into a contemplation of the vast universe around us, from the first home of mankind! PLUS: “Winter Stargazing” is a classic star-hopping show that introduces the audience to the constellations and some[...]