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DHDC Events

Coffee & Cuties

May 5th at 10:00 and 11:00 am- NEW TIMES!

Join us on the first Friday of each month at 10 am and 11:00 am for  a new program that entertains the little ones in our KinderStudio. Children 5 and under will enjoy a storytime followed by a fun craft activity or animal encounter.

Dads, Moms, and Grandparents are invited to participate with their tots or relax in the seating area with a cup of joe from our coffee bar! There is no additional cost to participate and no reservations are necessary!

Event Pricing: Regular museum admission.

Parents Night Out

Friday, May 12, 5:30-9:30 pm

For children ages 4-11.

Register Here.

Parents Night Out is a great opportunity to take a romantic date night or relax while the kids are cared for and entertained!
See below for details and sign up at the bottom of this page. Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don't wait, make your reservation early!

Summer Camps

June 5 to July 28 - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday

Weeklong summer camps at the Discovery Center are the perfect mix of fun and learning for children 3 years old through teens entering 6th grade. Each camp is jam-packed with science activities, crafts, discovery and fun. Camps cover a different topic each week. Sign up for one session or the whole summer.


Celebrate the USA with a family event that will blow your mind!

We are celebrating Independance Day a few days early in the usual Discovery Center way, by blowing things up!
What better way to celebrate our country's freedom than coming to the Discovery Center and learning about the science of combustion?
Don't miss this star-spangled celebration of science for the whole family at the Don Harrington Discovery Center!