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Daily Programs

Thursday, July 20, 2017

11:00am

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Education Programs

11:00am

Wildest Weather in the Solar System - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

11:30am

Lil' Scientists - Kids Place

Education Programs

12:30pm

Mobile Learning - Varies

Education Programs

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Education Programs

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

2:30pm

Creative Science - 1st Floor

Education Programs

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

3:30pm

Boonshoft Biologist - Kids Place

Education Programs

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Education Programs

4:00pm

Cosmic Colors - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Saturday Aug. 5 1:00 PM

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Live Animal Birthday Parties

Join us for a series of Discovery Zoo Crew birthday parties! Throughout 2017, we will celebrate a few of our resident animal ambassador birthdays with special presents, treats only-an-animal-would-love, and a... Learn More

Friday Aug. 18 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: The Solar Eclipse

Get ready for the solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21st.  Learn why eclipses occur, what to expect of this 90% partial solar eclipse, and how to safely view it. Weather... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 19 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun! Get ready for this rare viewing experience by joining... Learn More

Thursday Aug. 31 6:00 PM

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Educator Open House

Online registration now open!

Calling all educators – tonight is your night! Come see what the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient have to offer you and your students. Not only are we thrilled... Learn More

Friday Sep. 15 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Cassini - The Grand Finale

On September 15, 2017, after nearly 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere, sending back new and unique science to the very end. Find out... Learn More

Friday Sep. 15 9:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

One-time showing for 2017!

It's a double header in the planetarium! Join our Astronomy Department for a night of spectacular visuals and music, with three shows in the planetarium.  PINK FLOYD: Dark... Learn More

Saturday Sep. 23 12:00 PM

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International Rabbit Day

Meet the Boonshoft Museum’s resident rascally rabbit: Luke! This domestic rabbit is an ambassador for hares both wild and domestic, and visitors will learn more about these long-eared... Learn More

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    Beautification Alert! The main stairs will be closed and/or have limited access on July 27-28 for painting. Updates… https://t.co/mcSkQ74ywV