Saturday Oct 28th 10 am – 4 pm – Trick or Treat Day for Under-12s at Calusa! TRICK OR TREAT DAY AT CNCP IS FOR CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD AND WILL BE ON SAT., OCT. 28 ALL DAY LONG. INCLUDED WITH REGULAR ADMISSION YOU ARE INVITED TO WEAR YOUR[…]
There is a time for Fear… 7 pm – 10 pm nightly, later on weekends, “until the last scream!” ACTORS still being accepted: add “scary” to your resume! Fill out the Volunteer Application (opens in new tab) and email it to Volunteer@CalusaNature.org with “Haunted Walk Volunteer” in the subject line.[…]
Jim Passeur, retired USAF Colonel with 27.5 years of active service, will be the guest speaker at the October 5th meeting of the Southwest Florida Astronomical Society (SWFAS). Jim was selected by the USAF to go to Ohio State University under the Air Force Institute of Technology’s program to provide guidance[…]
All you need to know is right here on the flyer: click for full-size image!
Kids and families need good things to do, and many local places are still closed: we are trying to step up and fill the need. Our Friendly Forest Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, September 30th – Oct 1st, and we need LOTS of help to get ready[…]
Observing the eclipse in front of the planetarium with the CNCP Coronado Solar Telescope. Your hosts/guides are the Graesles, a pair of astronomers from SW FL Astronomical Society! A *LIMITED* number of Solar eclipse glasses available for when you are not looking through the telescope (sorry there are only a[…]
The Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium (CNCP) is about to be one of only four places in the USA where visitors can experience direct Mars contact! CNCP is one of only four host-facilities in the USA that will offer the extremely rare opportunity to not only see a piece of[…]
We need people to make Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium better! With the new aviary almost completed, there are so many things you can do to help this transition, indoors or outdoors! Sign up (opens in new tab) here, or stop by the Nature Center to see our Volunteer Coordinator[…]
Planetarium: July 22 Premiere Screening of “The Farthest” Commemorates Voyager Mission’s 40th Anniversary
The Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium will host a pre-TV-release screening of the PBS documentary, “The Farthest,” on July 22, 2017 at 2 pm and 6 pm. The daytime show is open (with a suggested donation) to any museum visitor with regular admission to Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium. The[…]
The quarterly Laser Light Shows at Calusa Nature Center Planetarium are back: get your Laser on! Schedule: http://calusanature.org/laser-shows/
Join us for awesome summery fun including a Guided Nature Hike every 45 minutes, Water Wars, a masterful wood-carving display by the Caloosa Carvers Club and a Watermelon Eating and Seed Spitting contest, with fabulous prizes like laser show tickets or ice cream certificates!
Head to https://calusanature.org/calusa-camp-general to register your campers today! Bonus: No registration fee.
Check out the new Expedition Calusa video from the talented Media students and their director/teacher Gordon Gair at Cypress Lake High School! This video debuted at the VIP Evening and Concert/Dance Recital to start off the Expedition Calusa membership campaign, the evening of Earth Day, April 22, 2017. Our deep[…]
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This was shot in late June and early July 2016 by the amazing Tyler Shore… so many of our wonderful volunteers, and there are so many more who make this place special!