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Friday Sep. 15 9:00 PM

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Pink Floyd: Special Effects Show

One-time showing for 2017!

It's a double header in the planetarium! Join our Astronomy Department for a night of spectacular visuals and music, with three shows in the planetarium.  PINK FLOYD: Dark... Learn More

Friday Sep. 15 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Cassini - The Grand Finale

Friday, September 15 | 7:00 p.m. On September 15, 2017, after nearly 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere, sending back new and unique science to the... Learn More

Thursday Aug. 31 6:00 PM

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Educator Open House

Online registration now open!

Calling all educators – tonight is your night! Come see what the Boonshoft Museum, SunWatch, and Fort Ancient have to offer you and your students. Not only are we thrilled... Learn More

Monday Aug. 21 1:00 PM

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Solar Eclipse Watch Party

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will occur -- and we are lucky enough to catch part of it in Dayton (from approximately 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.)! As the Moon passes... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 19 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: The Great Solar Eclipse of 2017

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. On Monday, August 21, 2017, North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun! Get ready for this rare viewing experience by joining... Learn More

Friday Aug. 18 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: The Solar Eclipse

Get ready for the solar eclipse occurring Monday, August 21st.  Learn why eclipses occur, what to expect of this 90% partial solar eclipse, and how to safely view it. Weather... Learn More

Saturday Aug. 5 1:00 PM

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Live Animal Birthday Parties

Join us for a series of Discovery Zoo Crew birthday parties! Throughout 2017, we will celebrate a few of our resident animal ambassador birthdays with special presents, treats only-an-animal-would-love, and a... Learn More

Friday Jul. 21 7:00 PM

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The Farthest: Voyager in Space

Screen this NEW documentary, airing on ThinkTV16 in August!

Friday, July 21 Join us for this film that celebrates the magnificent Voyager probes, the men and women who built them, and the vision that propelled them farther than anyone could... Learn More

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