Our monthly Science Saturdays give scientists and environmentalists of all ages the opportunity to join in some fun and engaging activities! Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Dates at a Glance
September 23 (RESCHEDULED) - Opening of Petroglyphics
October 28 - Mostly Green Halloween
November 18 - Founder's Day Celebration
February 24 - Creatures of the Night with the Central Florida Zoo
March 16 - 2nd Annual Gillespie STEAM Festival
April 20 - Earth Day at the Gillespie
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September 23 (RESCHEDULED), 10 a.m. - noon
Opening of Petroglyphics!
Join us for the opening of our newest exhibit Petroglyphics - unique rock art creations by Carolyn Haas (learn more on her website)! Come out and make your own rock art and explore the rock cycle with a Lego activity!
October 28, 10 a.m. - noon
Mostly Green Halloween!
Our 14th annual fall fair! Join us for activities and experiments, exploring the wonders and mysteries of the natural world. The public is invited to participate in this free, family-friendly Halloween-themed event. We welcome scientists of all ages (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult), and costumes are encouraged! Reservations encouraged - Read more & RSVP Today!
November 18, 10 a.m. - noon
Founder's Day Celebration!
It’s the Gillespie Museum’s 65th birthday! Join us for some special mineral museum activities, indoors and out! Reservations encouraged - Read more & RSVP Today!
February 24, 10 a.m. - noon
Creatures of the Night with the Central Florida Zoo!
Join us for some awesome live animal action in the RELC! Co-sponsored with the Stetson Pre-vet Club.
March 16, 10 a.m. - noon
2nd Annual Gillespie STEAM Festival!
Join us in celebrating everything Science Technology Engineering Arts and mathematics!
April 20, 10 a.m. - noon
Earth Day at the Gillespie!
Our annual celebration of the planet & its wonders!