Home » Search results for planetarium (Page 2)

Make Your Way to the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College!

Make Your Way to the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College!

  It was 10 years ago when a modest extension to Building X on Santa Fe College’s campus in Gainesville, FL finally received a name and became an ‘immersive learning laboratory’ for thousands of area residents. That building is the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium and it was named in honor of the mother of John […]

Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Celebrates 10 Years

Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Celebrates 10 Years

It was 10 years ago when a modest extension to Building X on Santa Fe College’s campus in Gainesville, FL finally received a name and became an ‘immersive learning laboratory’ for thousands of area residents. That building is the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium and it was named in honor of the mother of John M. Pla, one of […]

Planetarium Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Planetarium Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

It was 10 years ago when a modest extension to Building X on Santa Fe College’s campus in Gainesville, FL finally received a name and became an ‘immersive learning laboratory’ for thousands of area residents. That building is the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium and it was named in honor of the mother of John M. Pla, one of […]

Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon” at Planetarium Tomorrow Night

Pink Floyd: “Dark Side of the Moon” at Planetarium Tomorrow Night

Pink Floyd: DSOTM, “Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” is a classic album that everyone loves. Combine that with immersive visual effects, and you have an absolutely amazing show that no one should miss. The show, a production of Starlight Productions, is 43 minutes and is for ages 8 and up.  Admission for this “Music […]

Be a Star Gazer Tonight At Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

Be a Star Gazer Tonight At Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

Join James Albury, co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” (http://www.stargazersonline.org) as he takes you on a personally guided tour of our night sky, using our GOTO Chronos Space Simulator. Florida Skies is our weekly star show that familiarizes you with some of the popular constellations visible from sunset to sunrise, as well as […]

Visit the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium This Summer

Visit the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium This Summer

The Santa Fe College Kika Silva Pla Planetarium opens again for the Summer on July 1, 2016 for its “Florida Skies: Summer” show. Don’t miss their fabulous presentations! Stop by and see what they’re all about and learn about your celestial surroundings. Visit https://podarco.smugmug.com/Places/Kika-Silva-Pla-Planetarium/i-gSQb7r5 for a slide presentation of the facilities. Go to http://www.sfcollege.edu/planetarium/index.php?section=schedule for the […]

Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Line Up For Memorial Day Weekend

Santa Fe College’s Kika Silva Pla Planetarium Line Up For Memorial Day Weekend

Don’t have plans for this Memorial Day weekend? Well look no further.The Kika Silva Pla Planetarium has plenty for you to see! Look below for your choices and enjoy an evening with the stars!   Join James Albury, co-host of the PBS TV Show “Star Gazers” http://www.stargazersonline.org as he takes you on a personally guided tour […]

View the Transit of Mercury at the Planetarium Today, May 9, 2016

View the Transit of Mercury at the Planetarium Today, May 9, 2016

A rare event occurs today! Not only is today the first day of classes at Santa Fe College, but Mercury, the swiftest planet in our solar system, will be passing directly between the Earth and Sun. We call this a Transit and the Kika Silva Pla Planetarium at Santa Fe College, in collaboration with the Alachua Astronomy […]

African Drumming Under the Stars at the Planetarium This Weekend

African Drumming Under the Stars at the Planetarium This Weekend

On Saturday night, April 16, 2016, 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. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. that evening.  This unique experience is inspired by […]

African Drumming Under the Stars at the Planetarium

African Drumming Under the Stars at the Planetarium

On Saturday night, April 16th, 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. Performances will take place at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. that evening.  This unique experience is inspired by the […]