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June 2021

Camp Discovery: Summer Camps 2021

June 7 - July 23

Click here to REGISTER for Camp! Summer Camps are BACK in 2021! Camp Discovery will occur weekly starting June 7th through July 23rd. Discovery Center Summer Camps give kids a perfect mix of learning and fun, which is why the DHDC has been voted *BEST DAY CAMP* for several years! The learning opportunities are rich with updated, science-based curriculum and qualified teachers. Plus each week of camp is jam-packed with hands-on science activities and experiments, crafts, discovery and FUN!!  This…

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Father’s Day

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dads are SUPER. So treat Dad to a super fun day filled with SCIENCE! Dads admitted FREE on Father's Day!

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July 2021

Explode!

July 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Launch your family's Independence Day week with a bang! Join us as we explore the science of combustion at this family-friendly Independence Day event. We'll celebrate the USA with combustions and explosions every half-hour, All-American treats and patriotic crafts and activities for all ages. More details and ticket purchase link coming soon! Timed Admission: 5:00 - 7:00 7:00 - 9:00 Pricing: Admission is $5 for members and $8 for non-members and includes all activities. Veterans and active military members are…

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July 3rd: Coffee & Cuties

July 3 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, July 3rd for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! 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. THEME: Pop, Fizz, Goo IN-PERSON OPTION Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center…

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Beerology: Science on Tap

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

PURCHASE DISCOUNTED TICKETS HERE! The DHDC is brewing up some fun with our popular annual AfterDark event, Beerology:  Science on Tap! This time we'll enjoy a schooner-sized portion of fun during the summer, on July 30th from 7:00-10:00pm. Early bird pricing now through June 30th. Guests will enjoy: Live music by Eddie Esler Plenty of Craft beer to go around Beer talks with Budweiser Distributing of Amarillo Pub-inspired food and cooking with beer demonstrations with Chef Bud Andersen. Grown-up beer-themed…

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August 2021

August 6th- Coffee & Cuties

August 6 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, August 6th for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! 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. THEME: Buggin' Out IN-PERSON OPTION Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center for…

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Wizarding School

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Calling all Muggles! Join us as we turn DHDC into a school for witches and wizards, no acceptance letter needed! We will explore this magical world and learn the science behind it! Make wands, take classes, and explore the world of magic. Don't forget to stop by Platform 9 3/4 to document your visit to this magical world! More details coming soon! Admission: $5 Members; $8 plus regular museum admission for Non-Members. All Wizarding activities are included in the admission…

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Discover for a Dollar: Back to School Edition

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

It's Back to School time and we want to close out a fun summer with your whole family! Discover family, fun and science for just $1 per person in the evening! Enjoy an evening at the Discovery Center complete with Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations, and critter encounters. Plus enjoy all of our exhibits! Admission is only $1 per person and free for members.

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September 2021

September 3rd- Coffee & Cuties

September 3 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, September 3rd for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! Your child will participate in a storytime that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. THEME: Pterodactyl Training IN-PERSON OPTION Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center for Coffee…

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Dark Week

September 13 - September 17
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Bear with us as the museum goes dark for one week. We are committed to making science exciting, relevant and interesting to all types of learners, bringing families and community closer together, and nurturing the individual genius that is within each of us. Your DHDC will be closed September 13-17 to install new exhibits and make repairs and complete updates to the building.

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Sunday Noon - 4:30
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