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Daily Programs

Sunday, December 30, 2018

1:00pm

Sky Tonight

Planetarium Show

A live presentation by an astronomer, this is a traditional planetarium stargazing show with stars, planets and constellations. Learn More

1:00pm

2:30pm

Keeper Talk

Animal Program

3:00pm

Flying Monsters

Planetarium Show

Pterosaurs and pterodactyls, the flying reptiles from the Age of the Dinosaurs. Learn More

3:45pm

Otter Talk

Animal Program

4:00pm

Cosmic Colors

Planetarium Show

There’s a lot more to light, both in space and on Earth, than just what our eyes can see! Learn More

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Upcoming Events & Activities

Wednesday Mar. 4 6:00 PM

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2020 Sloth Tai Chi Experience

Get inspired by the balance, strength, pace, and flexibility of everyone’s favorite Discovery Zoo resident: Patience! Join us for an introductory Tai Chi class that will begin with an introduction to our Linne’s two-toed sloth, followed by a 45-minute beginner class.

Thursday Mar. 5 9:00 AM

Homeschool Day!

Join our experienced education staff on the first Thursday each month (January-May; September-December) for a full day of Museum access and specially-themed public programs!

Saturday Mar. 7 1:00 PM

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World Wildlife Day Celebration

Celebrate World Wildlife Day with us in our Planetarium! Patience the Sloth will be our host.

Thursday Mar. 12 6:00 PM

Science After Hours at Alematic Brewhouse

Every second Thursday of the month, the Education Department brings science into the community by facilitating Science After Hours at the popular brew house, Alematic Artisan Ales, located in Huber Heights. Science After Hours is a collaboration between the Boonshoft Museum and Alematic to provide an engaging, science rich experience for the community. Each month has a new theme, featuring hands-on activities.

Saturday Mar. 14 7:00 PM

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Eureka! Betting on the Boonshoft

We are starting off 2020 with a BANG at Boonshoft’s winter fundraising event, Eureka!

Friday Mar. 20 8:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

It's a triple header in the planetarium! Join our Astronomy Department for a night of spectacular visuals and music, with three shows in the planetarium.

Saturday Mar. 21 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: From Out Back to Outback

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Earth Day! We will explore the Museum's backyard and compare it to Australia's Outback with science theater demonstration, nature games, a special Science on a Sphere show, and hands-on activities!

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