The Museum will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 23rd and November 24th, for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Celebrate the return of Pacific Grove's monarch butterfly population during Magnificent Monarchs on Saturday, November 25th, from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the Museum.
Santa Claus will pay a visit to the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural on Monday, November 27th, following the lighting of the Christmas Tree in Jewell Park. The lighting festivities begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. Santa will visit following the lighting.
Do you enjoy learning about the natural world? Would you like to learn about the amazing and unique ecology of California? If so, become a certified California Naturalist!
On Friday, December 1st, from 6:30-8 p.m., the Museum will host Dr. Pimol Moth for an exciting lecture on the discovery of new planets. It has long been speculated that other stars in our galaxy harbor their own system of planets. However, it wasn’t until 1992 that the existence of exoplanets (planets in orbit around other stars) were confirmed.
Teachers, get involved in an exciting citizen science program with your students (grades 9 and up). Workshop participants will receive in-depth curriculum materials and training to participate in LiMPETS intertidal monitoring -
Join us Thursday, December 7th, from 6-7:30 p..m. for this multimedia lecture on Moby Dick with Dr. Richard King, research associate at Williams Mystic.
The Museum has partnered with the Monterey Peninsula Quilters Guild for a new temporary exhibit, " Wildflowers Through a Quilter’s Eyes," beginning with an opening reception on Monday, December 11th, from 6-8 p.m.
Monthly meetings of the Monterey Peninsula Audubon Society are free. Members and non-members are welcome. Meetings are held at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, at the corner of Forest and Central in Pacific Grove. Doors open at 7 p.m. with soft drinks and cookies provided by MPAS hospitality.
SPG meets on the second Wednesday of each month at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, on Central Ave. between Grand & Forest, 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The Museum will be closed for the Christmas holiday on Sunday, December 24th, and reopen Tuesday, December 26th, at 10 a.m.
Join us for this first meeting of the Junior Naturalist Club, as we explore the Pacific Grove Monarch Sanctuary and learn how the Museum counts overwintering butterflies. We will meet at 7:30 a.m. and will finish counting at 9 a.m. To sign up, complete the Junior Naturalist Adventure program at the Museum and ask to be added to the JN Club email list.
Join us at the Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History for Night Owl: Stranger Things of Natural History, on Saturday night, February 10th, beginning at 7 p.m.