Saturday, February 27, 2016, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Why are slugs slimy? How does a worm see without eyes? Is a pill bug really a bug? Discover the answer to these questions and more as we dig down into the dirt to learn more about these tiny critters and the large role they play in our ecosystem for Science Saturday: Worms, Slugs and Bugs.
Sunday, February 21, 2016, 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Rain at last! And that means mushrooms are appearing in numbers not seen for the past several years. Enjoy an afternoon inside to learn about what you might find popping up outside. Explaining some of mysteries of mushrooms will be speaker Christian Schwarz. He is "Minister of Science" and taxonomic adviser for the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz, and co-author of the upcoming field guide Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, a comprehensive book about California mushrooms. Admission is $5 (free for Museum Members)
Saturday, February 20, 2016, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
This one hour dramatization includes stories told by Mark Twain about early California and the gold country. Two children join the cast with a special in-person visit from the legendary “Emporor” Norton the First of San Francisco. Add several bluegrass musicians and two homeless dogs and you have a show.
Saturday, February 13, 2016, 7:00pm – 11:00pm
The Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History is excited to open its doors for an adults-only (18+)* evening event. This February discover the secret love lives of animals, from fascinating romantic rituals to the science of attracting mates. Grab a drink, enjoy salsa dance lessons, and take a closer look at our natural world at Night Owl!
Friday, February 12, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Adults and children are all welcome to hear from gem and mineral experts and enthusiasts at the Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society monthly meetings.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016, 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Sustainable Pacific Grove strives to make Pacific Grove a model of transition to sustainability through innovative, active, local solutions that enhance community. Meetings are free and open to the public.
Sunday, February 7, 2016, 11:00am – 4:00pm
Instructor Erin E. Hunter will guide students through the process of conceptualizing a simple scene, combining multiple images, and transferring a final layout to paper for painting.
Thursday, February 4, 2016, 6:00pm – 7:00pm
At 6 p.m. Thursday, February 4th, the Museum will open its doors to new volunteers interested in serving their community in a variety of opportunities. Staff and current volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and provide details on their Museum experiences.