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May 2019

May Calendar of Activities

May 1 - May 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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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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Coffee & Cuties

June 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, April 5th 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: Superhero Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over…

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Camp Iwanna

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Purchase your DISCOUNTED tickets NOW - May 26th! (Members - remember to login to see your discount on the 2nd cart screen!) Save the date-- Friday June 7th--for this amazingly fun event for the terminally immature. This adults-only evening will take you back to the summer camp days of your childhood, but with a grown-up twist, featuring refreshing beverages and camp-inspired cuisine. Science inspired activities will also excite the young at heart! The early birds gets the worm! Be a…

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Father’s Day

June 16 @ 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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Discover for a Dollar

June 21 @ 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 sponsored by KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14.

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July 2019

EXPLODE!

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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, and patriotic crafts and activities for all ages. $5 per person for admission and a wristband to participate in all activities. Veterans and active military members are admitted Free with I.D. Skip the line, and pre-purchase your tickets - ONLINE SALES open June 11th. More details…

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Coffee & Cuties

July 5 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, April 5th 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: Rainbow Exploration Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over…

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Discover ALL Night

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - July 20 @ 7:00 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States
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We're taking night at the museum to a whole new level! If you've ever wanted to spend the night at the Discovery Center, Discover All Night is your chance! This family sleepover experience allows you camping excitement among our exhibits...without the bugs! Discover All Night will offer plenty of time exploring our exhibits. We'll also edu-tain the whole family with live science demos and activities. A late night pizza snack will satisfy your bellies before a Space Theater Show. Breakfast will be…

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August 2019

Coffee & Cuties

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

Please join us on Friday, April 5th 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 over…

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Parents Night Out

August 23 @ 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: 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, April 5th 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 over…

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