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Evening of Astronomy: Through The Eyes of Hubble
Friday, December 19, 7:00 p.m.
Hubble has captured extraordinary images as it has witnessed some of the most dangers and spectacular mysteries of the universe.
Admission to this educational program and night sky observing (located in the Apollo Observatory, weather permitting) is FREE.
A Live Animal Birthday Celebration!
Happy Birthday Rajeev!
You are invited to the party! Rajeev, the Museum's 16-ft. Burmese Python, is turning 25 and what better way to celebrate then with an afternoon of reptile fun? Guests enjoy getting up close with some of the Museum's coolest reptiles, meet Live Animals staff, and get the chance to ask them your questions! Visitors will also celebrate by learning more about the birthday boy himself, then sing "Happy Birthday" to Rajeev as he receives his "present" and "snake cake"—delicious!
Science of Wine and Beer Too
Saturday, January 24, 7:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The Boonshoft Museum is putting a new spin on Science of Wine by adding something NEW for beer enthusiasts. Join us for an evening of grown-up science fun as we transform our Main Exhibit Hall into a Beer Garden and Vintage Vineyard that boasts craft brew and fine wine. Guests will also enjoy delicious food and wine pairings, live music, and more! Our VIP guests will enjoy early admittance with a private selection of wine & craft beer, passed hors d'oeuvres, exclusive experiments and more.
Tickets are now available online.
$75/guest regular admission and $125/guest VIP admission.
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!