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Daily Programs

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

10:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Program

12:30pm

What the Tech? - Outside the Do Lab

Education Program

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

2:30pm

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

3:00pm

MoonWitch - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

This non-scary children’s Halloween show reports information about the Moon through a discussion between a young girl and her mother. 20 minutes. Ages 4+ Learn More

3:30pm

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Friday Oct. 27 2:15 PM

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Bat Week 2017: Bat Chat

Two Chat Days | Friday-Saturday

Friday, October 27 | 2:15 Saturday, October 28 | 11:00 a.m. Come face-to-face with an Egyptian fruit bat on the new stage of the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital!  Bats are often misunderstood and feared,... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 28 2:00 PM

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International Sloth Day

Saturday, October 28 | 2:00 p.m. Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is transformed into a sloth habitat. This one-time, 30-minute program will highlight the habitat and... Learn More

Friday Nov. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Telescope Pointers

Looking to gift a telescope to a loved one during the holidays?  Talk to members of the Miami Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) to discover which might be the best... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 18 10:00 AM

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Dayton Regional Science Festival: Super Science Saturday

Science Expo from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

The Boonshoft Museum invites families to explore hands-on STEM activities, interact with partners and Museum professionals, and more at a FREE day of science and fun. In addition to the... Learn More

Friday Jan. 19 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: How to Use Your Telescope

Bring your personal telescope to the Boonshoft Museum and receive assistance operating it from members of the Miami Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS). Free astronomy observing materials will be available, and... Learn More

Saturday Mar. 10 3:00 PM

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ALERT: Early Close

The Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. in preparation for Eureka, our annual fundraising event.

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    Both of our sister sites -- SunWatch and Fort Ancient -- made the list! What are YOU doing this weekend?? #roadtrip… https://t.co/d7znlR0AfG

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    We would say Patience is resting up before next Saturday, but this really is just her normal, slothy self!… https://t.co/IMEnQMmauy