Boonshoft Museum of
Pub Science: Landfill Fun & Pub Science Trivia Challenge
Tuesday, November 11
Join the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery and the Montgomery County Solid Waste Disctrict for an evening in celebration of the Museum's newest permanent exhibition and test your knowledge during the annual Pub Science trivia challenge. Whether you are a science connoisseur or pop-culture maven, this trivia night has categories for all, with a special bonus round for Pub Science regulars. Come with a clever team name and a brain that’s ready to battle for the title of “Trivia Champion” along with other fabulous prizes. Drinks and food will be available, IDs will be checked at the door.
Saturday, November 22 - Suday, November 23, noon - 3:00 p.m.
Discover more about how the universe works! Join us for a day celebrating the wide-ranging science that tries to answer the fundamental questions about how matter and energy interact.
Included with regular admission; located in the Education Lobby.
Evening of Astronomy: Telescope Pointers
Friday, November 21, 7:00 p.m.
Join the Boonshoft Museum and the Miami Valley Astronomical Society for an opportunity to examine a variety of telescopes, ask questions, and gain a better understanding of what qualities to look for when considering a telescope purchase.
Admission to this educational program and night sky observing (located in the Apollo Observatory, weather permitting) is FREE.
Learn More about Evening of Astronomy programs.
About Pub Science
Pub Science provides a unique opportunity for adults to explore the newest thinking and scientific research in a casual atmosphere. No prior knowledge of the subjects is required, and there are no silly questions. Just bring yourself, your friends and your curiosity! It is currently held at Blind Bob’s, located in Dayton’s Oregon District. Admission to Pub Science is free; donations accepted at the door.
2014 Boonshoft Bash: BIOMES
At the Boonshoft Museum Saturday
Online registration for the Boonshoft Bash is now closed. Seating may still be available, but is extremely limited. Please contact Sam Curtis at 937.275.7431 x 146 for more information.
2014 Boonshoft Raffle
Support the Museum and get a chance to win one of three extravagant vacations to desirable destinations across the globe! Pack your bags and plan for an adventure through the green hills and castles of Ireland, the exotic paradise of Costa Rica, or the cultural hot spots of New Orleans.
Tickets are $100 and are now available online; need not be present to win. Only 500 tickets will be sold. For a complete list of Raffle rules, please click the link below.
Name That Sloth!
The Votes Are In--Patience Wins!
A big thank you to everyone who helped name the newest (and perhaps slowest) member of the Discovery Zoo crew. The votes are in---and this adorable mammal is officially named Patience! Patience, a two-toed sloth, is now on exhibit in the Boonshoft Museum's Discovery Zoo; be sure to stop by and say "hello"—she loves to see people's smiling faces!