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Solar Eclipse as Students Return to Santa Fe College

Solar Eclipse as Students Return to Santa Fe College

August 21, 2017 – Santa Fe College welcomes new and returning students to the start of fall semester classes. Welcome stations are set up around campus to provide valuable information to help them more easily get around campus and our centers. Today is also the day of the solar eclipse. Even though Alachua and Bradford […]

Partial Solar Eclipse as Students Return to Santa Fe College

Partial Solar Eclipse as Students Return to Santa Fe College

August 15, 2017 – Students will return for the first day of classes on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. It is also the day of the solar eclipse. Although the SF community will not be in the path of totality, there will be a rather dramatic partial solar eclipse in the area with nearly 90% of […]

See “Eclipse” Before the Eclipse

July 31, 2017 – It will be a busy day at Santa Fe College on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. Not only will it be the first day of fall semester classes at SF, but it is also the day of the solar eclipse. The Gainesville, FL area will not get a total eclipse, only a […]

See the “Eclipse” at the SF Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

See the “Eclipse” at the SF Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

    July 25, 2017 – On Monday, August 21, 2017 a celestial event will be seen not only across the United States, but thanks in part to social media, around the entire world.  A solar eclipse will track across the sky. Although the total eclipse will be a 75-mile-wide path traveling from Oregon to […]

“African Drums under the Stars” returns to the SF Planetarium April 15, 2017

“African Drums under the Stars” returns to the SF Planetarium April 15, 2017

On Saturday night, April 15, 2017 the Santa Fe College Drummers, under the leadership of Professor Leon Larson (“Baba Leon”), will be guiding us through the language of the drum as they perform at Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. that evening.  This unique experience is inspired by the rhythms of […]

March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular at the Planetarium

March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular at the Planetarium

They’re baaack!  The lasers, that is!  The planetarium has the Prismatic Magic laser projection system temporarily installed again for a repeat of the extremely popular “LaserFest” celebration held in September 2016.  This time, the laser system will be here for two weeks!  The “March Madness: Spring Laser Spectacular” is a 10-day laser festival where there will be educational and musical […]

Planetarium Hosts Jonn Serrie Christmas Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday Dec. 8

Planetarium Hosts Jonn Serrie Christmas Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday Dec. 8

Join us at 8 p.m. , Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College for “Upon a Midnight Clear”, a concert “under the stars” featuring songs of the holiday season with the live electronic music of world-renowned composer and artist Jonn Serrie. “Upon a Midnight Clear” combines the lush, romantic and ethereal sound of Jonn Serrie […]

Serrie Christmas Concert Returns to the Planetarium

Serrie Christmas Concert Returns to the Planetarium

Join us at 8 p.m. , Thursday, Dec. 8, at the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College for “Upon a Midnight Clear”, a concert “under the stars” featuring songs of the holiday season with the live electronic music of world-renowned composer and artist Jonn Serrie. “Upon a Midnight Clear” combines the lush, romantic and ethereal […]

Still Celebrating Halloween With Pictures!

Still Celebrating Halloween With Pictures!

We sill have great pictures rolling in from this year’s Halloween celebrations at SF College. Here’s one from our own Star Trek crew at the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium right here on the SF College Northwest Campus!   Background Information on the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium: Located on the Northwest Campus of Santa Fe College, […]

“Starry Night 2016” at the Florida Museum of Natural History TONIGHT!

“Starry Night 2016” at the Florida Museum of Natural History TONIGHT!

Looking for something unique and interesting to do tonight!  Well do we have an event for you! On Friday, Nov. 4 from 6-10 p.m., a partnership of Santa Fe College Astronomy, University of Florida Astronomy, the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium, and the Alachua Astronomy Club, Inc. will present Starry Night 2016.   […]

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