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Past Events & Activities

Thursday Jan. 20 5:00 PM

Boonshoft Annual Meeting 2022

Join us for our Annual Meeting via Facebook Live to learn about all the great things happening at the Dayton Society of Natural History!

Sunday Jan. 9 10:00 AM

Sensory Sunday

The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program offers extended hours for local families with a member who has a sensory disorder, such as being on the autism spectrum.

Friday Dec. 24 12:00 AM

MUSEUM CLOSED!

The museum will be closed 12.24.2021, 12.25.2021, 12.31.2021 & 1.1.2022

The museum will be closed to allow our staff to spend time with their friends and family! Have a safe holiday season!

Monday Nov. 1 12:00 AM

November '21 Events Calendar

Download our November 2021 Events Calendar

Our November 2021 Events and Activities calendar is available for download!

Saturday Oct. 30 10:00 AM

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Boonshoft Halloween!

Join us for a Halloween celebration!

Join us on Saturday, October 30th from 10a-12p for Boonshoft Halloween in our Science on a Sphere exhibit!!

Saturday Oct. 23 11:00 AM

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Chemfest 2021

Two days of chemistry-based stations in our Education Lobby and Do Lab!

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is joining the American Chemical Society to celebrate National Chemistry Week with Chemfest on October 23rd and 24th!

Saturday Oct. 16 7:00 PM

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Laser Light and Observing Night

The Moon is bright tonight, and we are celebrating!

Join the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery in a fun-filled evening of Lunar Observing, hands-on activities, and Laser Light Shows! Observing and activities are free, Laser Shows are $10 per person.

Saturday Oct. 9 5:00 PM

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SunWatch Harvest Gathering

Join us for a celebration of SunWatch!

Take a step back in time and join us on October 9th for the Harvest Gathering at SunWatch! This educational and entertaining evening will celebrate the harvest season and include outdoor dining inspired by Ohio's earliest inhabitants, live music provided by the Miami Valley Flute Circle, and tours throughout our reconstructed village.

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