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Daily Programs

Thursday, April 26, 2018

11:30am

Lil' Scientists - Kids Place

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

Engineering Challenge - Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talk

Animal Program

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Friday Jul. 20 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Things That Go Bump in the Night

Comets, Asteroids and Meteors

Things That Go Bump in the Night: Comets, Asteroids & Meteors Learn how to see the spectacular Perseids meteor shower in early August! We’ll also discuss the measures... Learn More

Friday Jul. 27 9:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

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.  Friday, July 27 PINK... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 28 1:00 PM

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Sloth Presentation

Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is transformed into a sloth habitat. This 30-minute program will highlight the habitat and various conservation concerns about sloths.... Learn More

Friday Aug. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Surprisingly, we still don’t know what exactly 95% of the universe is made of! Come learn our latest hypotheses about this mystery and explore today’s cutting-edge research... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 18 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Colorama

As students prepare to head back into the classroom, give them a boost with this day full of learning about color! Discover why leaves change color before falling from the... Learn More

Sunday Sep. 2 6:00 AM

Support the Museum! 2018 Tour de Gem

Rides Start/Finish at Fifth Third Field!

Hit the road with us on Saturday, September 2 for the first Tour de Gem: The Dayton Cycling Classic in support of the Boonshoft Museum! This day of early fall cycling... Learn More

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