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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Discovery Table - Explorer's Crossing, 2nd Floor

Education Program

11:00am

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

11:30am

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

1:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

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 Stage

Animal Program

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:45pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

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Past Events & Activities

Friday Mar. 8 5:00 PM

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Help Name Our New Red-Tailed Boa

Winning name is... Ruby!

Our young red-tailed boa may be out to meet guests each day in the Bieser Discovery Center -- but she also still needs YOUR help to pick out her new... Learn More

Thursday Mar. 7 10:30 AM

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Matter

Monthly Programs Designed for Homeschool Families -- All Visitors Welcome!

All Museum guests are invited to join us for our monthly homeschool program series, with specially-themed programs throughout the day! March Theme: Matter Matter is everywhere and makes up everything.... Learn More

Saturday Feb. 16 1:00 PM

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Meet the Newest Member of Our Discovery Zoo Crew: Red-tailed Boa

Join our zoo staff in the Bieser Education Center to meet the newest permanent member of our Discovery Zoo! Our young red-tailed boa will be ready to meet all of... Learn More

Friday Feb. 15 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Your Place in the Universe

How is a galaxy billions of light-years away connected to us? Is our home nothing more than a tiny speck of blue in an ocean of night? Join astrophysicist Paul... Learn More

Thursday Feb. 14 6:00 PM

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Valentine's Evening Under the Stars

Registration Available January 14

Choose From Three Show Times Thursday, February 14 at 6:00 p.m. OR 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. Share the stars with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day at the... Learn More

Saturday Feb. 2 9:30 AM

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Hedgehog Day

Quilliam, our hedgehog forecaster, will make his 3rd annual prediction!

Seating & Pre-Event Activities Begin at 9:30 a.m. | Forecast at 10:00 a.m. Join us in for a grand weather prognostication during the Museum's annual Groundhog Hedgehog Day celebration. Quilliam,... Learn More

Saturday Jan. 26 12:00 PM

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Live Animal Birthday Parties: River Otters

Join us for a series of Discovery Zoo Crew birthday parties! Throughout 2019, we will celebrate a few of our resident animal ambassador birthdays with special presents, treats only-an-animal-would-love, and a... Learn More

Sunday Jan. 20 10:00 PM

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Lunar Eclipse Watch Party

EVENT CANCELLED

UPDATE (1/20 @10:00 a.m.) -- Due to the winter weather, the lunar eclipse program has been cancelled.  Join the Astronomy Department at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery on January 20... Learn More

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