August 20, 2018 Date

Adult Programs Events

Live Dive
August 23
Become immersed in the world below the ocean’s surface. Watch and interact with SCUBA divers live as they explore our local coastal ecosystems under Stearns Wharf and be...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Science on Site: The Art of Bug Pinning
August 25
Meet the Museum’s Curator of Entomology, Dr. Matthew Gimmel, and entomologist Sandy Russell, as they demonstrate how dead insects are pinned and prepared for collections...
11:00 AM–2:00 PM
Birds of Fall Six Week Field Class
September 6
(6 week class) Class Sold Out  Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27; October 18, 25 Join Fred Emerson, expert birder, for a six week field course that focuses on birds, th...
9:00 AM–11:00 AM
Docent Open House
September 10
Do you have a passion for learning, science, and nature? Would you like to share your enthusiasm with child and adult visitors at the Museum? Are you looking for lifelong lear...
9:30 AM–11:30 AM
Science Pub: Parasitic Worms in a Dark Wet Forest
September 10
Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's earl...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Geology Field Class: Our Geologic Environment
September 15
(6 week class) Saturdays, September 15–October 27*  Join Dr. Sabina Thomas for an interactive course that introduces students to the fundamentals of geology and how...
9:00 AM–12:00 PM
Live Dive
September 20
Become immersed in the world below the ocean’s surface. Watch and interact with SCUBA divers live as they explore our local coastal ecosystems under Stearns Wharf and be...
11:00 AM–12:00 PM
Science Pub: Trade, Borrow, or Steal: How Life Exceeds its Metabolic Potential
October 8
Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's earl...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM
Cocktails with a Curator - The Sea Cow of Santa Rosa Island
October 11
Join us as we take a close look at the discovery, excavation, and preservation of the first sea cow fossil discovered on Santa Rosa Island. Paleontologists believe this uniqu...
5:30 PM–7:30 PM
Science Pub: The Ocean is Boiling: Lessons Learned and Forgotten Since the 1969 Santa Barbara Oil Spill
November 12
Join our fun and friendly conversation, and quench your thirst for knowledge about science and nature. No tickets or reservations required, but be sure to get to Dargan's earl...
6:30 PM–8:00 PM