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Saturday Jan. 13 9:00 AM

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Frankenfest

Celebrate the 200th Anniversary of this Classic Novel!

January 13-14, 2018 Join us as we dive into science inspired by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein! From electricity to robotics, public programs throughout the weekend will be themed around a national... Learn More

Saturday Dec. 16 12:00 PM

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Sloth Presentation

Saturday, December 16, 12:00 p.m.  Join us for an encore presentation of our popular International Sloth Day program! Spend time in a virtual rainforest with Patience, as the planetarium is... Learn More

Friday Dec. 8 11:00 AM

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Planets of Star Wars

Friday, December 8 & Friday, December 15 Join us in the planetarium for an adventure in a galaxy far, far away! As a new recruit in the Empire's growing ranks, your... Learn More

Saturday Nov. 18 10:00 AM

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Dayton Regional Science Festival: Super Science Saturday

Science Expo from 10:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

The Boonshoft Museum invites families to explore hands-on STEM activities, interact with partners and Museum professionals, and more at a FREE day of science and fun. In addition to the... Learn More

Friday Nov. 17 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Telescope Pointers

Looking to gift a telescope to a loved one during the holidays?  Talk to members of the Miami Valley Astronomical Society (MVAS) to discover which might be the best... Learn More

Friday Oct. 27 2:15 PM

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Bat Week 2017: Bat Chat

Two Chat Days | Friday-Saturday

Friday, October 27 | 2:15 Saturday, October 28 | 11:00 a.m. Come face-to-face with an Egyptian fruit bat on the new stage of the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital!  Bats are often misunderstood and feared,... Learn More

Saturday Oct. 21 2:00 PM

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Reptile Awareness Day

Join us for a special animal show on the Discovery Zoo Vet Hospital stage in honor of our scaly reptile friends! Included with regular admission.

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