Calendar

Calendar

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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Dec 1 @ 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: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
2
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 2 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Matinee 4:00 pm
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Matinee
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Matinee
Tickets for this very authentic traditional live Celtic Christmas concert are available at http://calusanature.org/concerts/
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Evening Show 5:45 pm
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Evening Show
Dec 2 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm
A Starry Celtic Christmas Concert: Evening Show
Tickets for this very authentic traditional live Celtic Christmas concert are available at http://calusanature.org/concerts/
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 3 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 3 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
4
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 4 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 4 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 4 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
5
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 5 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 6 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
7
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 7 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting 7:00 pm
Calusa Herpetological Society Monthly Meeting
Dec 7 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 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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Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 8 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 8 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 8 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Dec 8 @ 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: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
9
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 9 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 9 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 3 pm in Planetarium
Kids Laser Show 3 pm in Planetarium
Dec 9 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 2:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 9 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
* UFO Concert in the Planetarium * 4:00 pm
* UFO Concert in the Planetarium *
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
See Monthly Events “UFO Concerts” for details!
10
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 10 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 10 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 10 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 10 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 10 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
11
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 11 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 11 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 11 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
12
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 12 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
13
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 13 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 13 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House 6:00 pm
Sierra Club Monthly Meeting in Iona House
Dec 13 @ 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
14
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 14 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting 6:30 pm
Southwest Florida Photographic Society Monthly Meeting
Dec 14 @ 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
15
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 15 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 15 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 15 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Dec 15 @ 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: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 15 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 15 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 16 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 16 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 3 pm in Planetarium
Kids Laser Show 3 pm in Planetarium
Dec 16 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 2:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
* UFO Concert in the Planetarium * 4:00 pm
* UFO Concert in the Planetarium *
Dec 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
See Monthly Events “UFO Concerts” for details!
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Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Holiday and Classic Rock Laser Shows: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 pm
Dec 17 all-day
Laser Holidays 1 & 2 alternate nights for a fun family holiday activity at 6 pm Fri/Sat/Sun. Then at 7, 8, 9 & 10, Rock out old-school to Beatles, Pink Floyd, or the iPop sounds of Lady Gaga and Beyonce. Amazing range of shows: calusanature.org/laser-shows
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Nights & Lights 5:30 pm – 8 pm
Dec 17 all-day
Have a picture taken with Santa, walk a small holiday-lighted trail with holiday music to a beautiful pavilion and visit the campfire for marshmallows. Crafts, Games, other Holiday goodies in the Museum. Plus: discounted admission to the Holiday Laser 6 pm show for Holiday Nights attendees. Full information: http://calusanature.org/holiday-nights-and-holiday-lasers/
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Kids Laser Show 4 pm in planetarium
Dec 17 all-day
Legends of the Night Sky laser shows: Perseus and Andromeda or Orion the Hunter on alternate days. Please purchase tickets online or by 3:45 at museum desk.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 17 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 18 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 19 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 20 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting 6:00 pm
Audubon of Southwest Florida Monthly Meeting
Dec 21 @ 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[...]
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Dec 22 @ 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: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
“The Science of Music” in the Planetarium 3:00 pm
“The Science of Music” in the Planetarium
Dec 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Musician and Engineer of Music Frank Ferrante in the Planetarium Frank Ferrante makes music using the electrical signals from fruit, muscle contractions, even his own brain! But there is a lot more to the science behind music… join us in the planetarium for a wacky and enlightening series of demonstrations[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 23 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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Closed Today: Merry Christmas!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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!
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Closed Today: Merry Christmas!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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!
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 26 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 27 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 28 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 28 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays 11:00 am
Solar Observing (Weather Permitting) at 11:00 Fridays
Dec 29 @ 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: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 29 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 29 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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“The Eve of Frank” UFO Concert 7:30 pm in Planetarium
“The Eve of Frank” UFO Concert 7:30 pm in Planetarium
Dec 30 all-day
It’s the eve of the Eve! See what mysterious music Frank has in store for the run-up to the New Year…!  Monthly Events page carries a full description of the UFO Concerts. Be there.
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale” 12:00 pm
PN Noon show: “Secrets of the Sky” and “Winter’s Tale”
Dec 30 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Fun and imaginative short shows for families with children: a starry winter adventure!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest” 2:00 pm
PN show 2: “Aurora Storm” and “Solar Quest”
Dec 30 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
We will visit the Arctic and a space station orbiting Earth for these two short “aurora” shows. The long northern hemisphere nights make it easy to observe the aurora borealis — and solar activity is the key to auroral displays. Join us to watch and learn about these stunning light[...]
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing” 3:00 pm
PN 3: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus optional “Winter Stargazing”
Dec 30 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
3:00 show: “Tesla, Alfven and Magnetism” plus (optional) “Winter Stargazing.”  We continue the theme of Earth’s magnetic field and its amazing auroras, and connect this theme to the work of Tesla (who wished to use Earth’s magnetic field as a source of clean power) and Hannes Alfven, who pioneered research[...]
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Closed Today: Happy New Year!
Live Animal Presentation 1:15 pm
Live Animal Presentation
Dec 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!