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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Preschool Science

Education Program

11:00am

Cosmic Colors - 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

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

3:45pm

Otter Talk - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

4:00pm

Sunstruck - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

5:00pm

Special Summer Hours

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Saturday May. 11 12:00 PM

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Astronomy Day

Whether the light you see in the night sky is from a star that is still "out there" or the remnants of one that ceased to exist thousands – or... Learn More

Saturday May. 11 12:00 PM

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International Migratory Bird Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

2019 Theme: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution! Did you know that more than 350 species of bird migrate each year? The 2019 theme for Migratory Bird Day revolves around the problem of... Learn More

Saturday May. 4 10:30 AM

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May the Fourth... Be With You!

Join our education and astronomy departments for one of our favorite days of the year! On May 4, all of our regular programs will be themed for this SciFi classic, so... Learn More

Friday Apr. 19 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: What is a Black Hole, Anyway?

Black holes are fascinating objects for both their extreme properties and their extreme weirdness! Even though physicists don't have the complete explanation, there are many things that we've... Learn More

Wednesday Apr. 10 9:00 AM

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Event Horizon Telescope Announcement

Watch the upcoming Black Hole Announcement live at the Boonshoft! The Event Horizon Telescope, actually a global network of telescopes, has been working to capture the first ever image of... Learn More

Thursday Apr. 4 10:30 AM

Motion

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! April Theme: Motion Hands-on experiments will bring the concepts of... Learn More

Saturday Mar. 23 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Spring Fling

Join us from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. for a day of programs dedicated to all-things-spring! Put the winter days behind you as we prepare for warmer weather and explore... Learn More

Saturday Mar. 16 7:00 PM

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