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March 2018

March 2nd- Coffee & Cuties

March 2 @ 9:45 am - 12:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, March 2nd at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. This month's theme is Wacky Weather! Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child…

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March 2nd- Parent’s Night Out

March 2 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday, March 2nd, 5:30-9:30 pm Theme: Zootastic  (for children ages 4-11) Sign up online NOW! Parents - take date night, or just sit back and relax at home and let us entertain the kids!  Parents Night out is Friday, March 2nd. 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! Zootastic – Explore the world of animals like you haven't seen them…

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March 12-16: Spring Break Spectacular!

March 12 @ 9:30 am - March 16 @ 4:30 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Spring Break Spectacular: Sounds of the Community- March 12-16 The kids will be on break, and you’ll need somewhere to take them (and you) to have fun, and secretly keep their minds learning! Join us for a whole week filled with science, experiments, crafts, demos and activities- fun for the whole family. Each day will feature different activities, so come every day for something new! Monday 3/12: Sounds of Nature 1:00–3:00 - Meet and learn about some of nature’s animal ambassadors…

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March 31st- EGGSTRAVAGANZA!

March 31 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

March 31, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm. Join us for an Easter celebration of mind-bending fun with everything related to eggs! Enjoy special EGGTIVITIES: *Explore Bubbles outside *Egg Decorating *Beanboozled game *EGGciting Crafts *Milk & Cookies *Face Painting by the Art Lady *And much more! Gather eggs in our EGG SCRAMBLE! Each age group will scramble for brightly colored, candy or toy-filled eggs at a scheduled time: 10:00 am- 2 years and under 10:30 am- 3 to 5 years 11:00…

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April 2018

April 6th- Coffee & Cuties

April 6 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, April 6th at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. This month's theme is Bubble Mania! Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child…

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April 13- Discover for a Dollar

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discover family, fun and science for just $1 per person in the evening, courtesy of Groovy Pop Gourmet Popcorn! Enjoy an evening at the Discovery Center complete with Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations, and critter encounters. Plus enjoy all of our exhibits, including our spring traveling exhibit, Wild Music! Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members. Discover for a Dollar is generously sponsored by Groovy Pop Gourmet Popcorn and KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14.    

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Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening: Look & See

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Filmmaker Laura Dunn's "Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky" will offer a cinematic portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in an era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind's eye of writer, farmer, and activist Wendell Berry. Panhandle PBS and the Don Harrington Discovery Center will co-host an Indie-Lens Pop-Up screening of the film at 6:30 p.m. April 16 at the center, 1200 Streit Drive. This event is free. Often called "a prophet for…

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April 27- Parent’s Night Out

April 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday, April 27, 5:30-9:30 pm Theme: Smart Art (for children ages 4-11) Sign up online NOW! - Online sales are now closed. We have a few spots remaining. Please call 355-9547 to sign your children up. Parents - take date night, or just sit back and relax at home and let us entertain the kids!  Parents Night out is Friday, March 2nd. See below for details and sign up at the bottom of this page. Please note, that some age groups fill…

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May 2018

May 4th- Coffee & Cuties

May 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, May 4th at 9:45, 10:45 OR 11:45 am for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents! Your child will participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. This month’s theme is Dr. Seuss Silliness! Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your…

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Museum Day

May 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Don Harrington Discovery Center will offer half-price admission in celebration of Museum Day! Seven other local museums are offering special admission deals too on Museum Day, May 5, 2018. All it takes is you showing up to redeem the special offers each museum is providing. Start your day early and support our local museums and save! Visit www.visitamarillo.com for participating museums and specials.  

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May 11th- Parent’s Night Out

May 11 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday, May 11, 5:30-9:30 pm Theme: Camp Awesome (for children ages 4-11) Sign up online NOW! - ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. There are limited spots available in each age group. Please call 355-9547 to sign up. Parents – take date night, or just sit back and relax at home and let us entertain the kids! Friday, May 11th is our last Parents Night until the fall! See below for details and sign up at the bottom of this page. Please note,…

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May 13th- Mother’s Day

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Show mom just how much you love her, with a day of science and exploration! We'll let her in FREE and give you all the credit.

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