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Past Events & Activities

Thursday Jan. 21 5:00 PM

Boonshoft Annual Meeting 2021

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

Sunday Nov. 8 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.

Wednesday Nov. 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.

Tuesday Nov. 3 12:00 AM

Downloadable November Calendar

A downloadable version of our November Calendar, plus a coloring sheet!!

Saturday Sep. 12 7:00 PM

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BASH to Basics

For 2020, we are going BASH to Basics! Join us VIRTUALLY Saturday, September 12 @ 7:00p for our annual fall fundraiser!

Friday Aug. 21 7:00 PM

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Pink Floyd Special Effects Shows

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 Jul. 18 12:00 AM

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SunWatch Knap-In

Join us for a weekend of outdoor fun at our first annual SunWatch Knap-In! Saturday 7/18 - 10am - 8pm Sunday 7/19 - 10am - 5pm This event will take... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 11 12:00 PM

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World Snake Day Celebration

Join the animal care staff in the Discovery Zoo as we celebrate World Snake Day with a special Facebook Live program at NOON on Saturday, July 11.

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