Public Meetings

Public meetings are 7pm on the 2nd Tuesday of each month (except December!). Meetings are either at Florida Museum of Natural History or Kika Silva Pla Planetarium. Please check the Event Calendar for up-to-date information. 

A list of speakers at public meetings, 1996-2015, is available here.

Florida Museum of Natural History

Meetings are held in the Lucille Mahoney Classroom immediately to the left after entering the front glass doors. In addition to hosting Club meetings, the Museum contains fascinating archaeological and scientific exhibits. The Museum is home to the Butterfly Rain Forest and hosts the annual Starry Night event, usually in October or November.

Florida Museum of Natural History
University of Florida Cultural Plaza
3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611-2710



Kika Silva Pla Planetarium

James Albury, Planetarium Director, is our host every three months. James takes us on a guided tour of the sky, highlighting seasonal stars and constellations. James is also co-host of the PBS TV Series "Star Gazer." Beginners and advanced amateurs always enjoy the planetarium presentations and experience something new every time.

3000 NW 83rd Street
Building X-129
Gainesville, FL 32606