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June 2019

2019 Summer Camps

June 3 - July 26

The Discovery Center Summer Camps gives kids a perfect mix of learning and fun! Which is why the DHDC has been voted *BEST DAY CAMP* for 5 years in a row. The learning opportunities are rich with updated, science-based curriculum and qualified teachers. Plus each camp is jam-packed with hands-on science activities and experiments, crafts, discovery and FUN!! Each week has a different theme for each age group. Summer Camps are offered for ages 3 through entering 6th grade. Click…

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July 2019

July Calendar of Activities

July 1 - July 31
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

There's always something happening at the DHDC. Each month, we publish a calendar that includes everything from events, to special programs and Science Studio activities, to school Family Science Nights. Our members get our monthly calendars mailed to them directly, but you can also view and download a copy here. Need a better view? View and download the PDF.

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August 2019

Coffee & Cuties

August 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, August 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. Theme: Fairytale Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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Wizarding School

August 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Join us as we turn DHDC into a school for witches and wizards!  We will explore this magical world and learn the science behind it with our Science of Magic Demonstrations. Guests can stop by Ollivander's Wand Shop to make your own magical wand, attend wizarding classes on topics like 'Care of Magical Creatures', 'Potions', and 'Charms'. You can also learn about our night sky with our astronomy lessons in the Space Theater every hour, beginning at 11:00. More details…

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Discover for a Dollar

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

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, including our summer exhibit, Shapes of Sounds! Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members. Discover for a Dollar is generously supported by KAMR Local 4, Fox 14 and Townsquare Media.

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Parents Night Out

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

For children ages 4-11 Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner from Sonic. Theme: Super Powers 101 – How do they fly, or stretch so far? Learn the science behind the powers! Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $20 for first child, $15 for each additional. Non-Members: $25 for first child, $20 for each additional. Space is…

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September 2019

Coffee & Cuties

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

Please join us on Friday, September 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. Theme: Musical Magic Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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Parents Night Out

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

For children ages 4-11 Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner. Theme: Engineer This – Be put to the test in our engineering challenges. Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $20 for first child, $15 for each additional. Non-Members: $25 for first child, $20 for each additional. Space is limited and reservations must be made in advance.…

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October 2019

Coffee & Cuties

October 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, October 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. Theme: Spooky Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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November 2019

Coffee & Cuties

November 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, November 1st 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. Theme: Pirate School Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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Parents Night Out

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For children ages 4-11 Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner from Sonic. Theme: Science of Illusion -  Discover the science behind some awesome magic tricks! Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $20 for first child, $15 for each additional. Non-Members: $25 for first child, $20 for each additional. Space is limited and reservations must be made…

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December 2019

Coffee & Cuties

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

Please join us on Friday, December 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. Theme: Holiday Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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