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January 2019

January Calendar of Activities

January 1 - January 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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Parents Night Out

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For children ages 4-11 Register NOW! Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner from Papa Johns. Theme: Chaotic Concoctions - Join us in our crazy laboratory where we will be diving into some outrageous experiments. 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! Members: $20 for first child,…

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Battle of the Titans: Members-only Preview

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Calling all DHDC Members! Get a sneak peek at our newest traveling exhibit, Battle of the Titans on Friday January 25th, from 7:00- 8:30pm. Cookies and Bottled Water will also be provided to all our guests. This Spring 2019 traveling exhibit explores the unique relationship between two gigantic opponents as well as other species and the environment that existed during their time on Earth. In the near corner stands Triceratops. In the far corner, Tyrannosaurus Rex locks his eyes on…

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Battle of the Titans Grand Opening

January 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Join us as we open our newest traveling exhibit, Battle of the Titans on January 26th! This Spring 2019 traveling exhibit explores the unique relationship between two gigantic opponents as well as other species and the environment that existed during their time on Earth. In the near corner stands Triceratops. In the far corner, Tyrannosaurus Rex locks his eyes on his opponent. And the winner is?! Visit DHDC to find out how this match likely went down. Just as in…

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February 2019

Coffee & Cuties

February 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, February 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. Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over to our designated…

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Code Your Future

February 4 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: February 4th – 21st (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) REGISTER NOW!  This educational class at the Don Harrington Discovery Center will teach kids, grades 4 – 8 the elements of programming, from the basics of computer coding to the complexities of crafting their own video games. It will be a fun three weeks of creativity and computer design where kids will learn fundamentals of languages such as Python, while making the computer do…

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Parents Night Out

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

For children ages 4-11 Take a romantic Valentine’s date night and leave the kids with us.  Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner provided by Sonic. Theme: TBD Members: $20 for first child, $15 for each additional. Non-Members: $25 for first child, $20 for each additional. Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don't wait, make your reservation early! Space is limited and reservations must be made in advance. You may call 806-355-9547 to reserve your child's…

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Beerology Grande

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Purchase discounted Early Bird tickets now through January 31st HERE! The DHDC is serving up a Grande size of Science on Tap! Join us on Friday February 22nd, from 7-10 pm for Beerology: Grande! You'll enjoy a schooner sized portion of: Live music from the A-Town Rockers! Craft beer and learning some science behind beer with Budweiser. Delicious grub and grown-up beer themed games and activities. Tickets are $40 for DHDC Members and $50 for Non-members. **EARLY BIRD tickets for…

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March 2019

Coffee & Cuties

March 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, March 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. Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over to our designated…

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Parent’s Night Out

March 1 @ 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 Chick-Fil-A. 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. You may call 806-355-9547 to reserve your child’s spot or click the link…

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March 11-15: Spring Break Spectacular!

March 11 - March 15
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

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! More Details Coming Soon! Monday 3/11: Tuesday 3/12: Wednesday 3/13: Thursday 3/14: Pi Day We're celebrating the number Pi=3.1415926 on 3/14. Plus it's Einstein's…

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Mad Scientist Spring Break Camp- NEW

March 11 - March 15

NEW FOR 2019! You asked and we planned! For the first time in years, DHDC will offer a Spring break Camp for kids in grades 1st-5th. Discover science through a Mad Scientist’s crazy creations! Explore chemistry, biology, physics and more by dissecting cow eyes, exploring the solar system and creating fizzing concoctions. Spring Break Camp occurs each day during Spring Break, Monday- Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. REGISTER HERE- Members Only *Members must have member ID number to…

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