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May 2020

Coffee & Cuties

May 1 - May 31

  Since we are currently closed and can not have our monthly program, we will bring you Virtual Coffee and Cuties! Check out this month's Coffee & Cuties- Virtually! Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to mingle with other parents (well during normal operation anyways)! Your child can participate in a story time that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome…

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May the 4th Be With You!

May 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

EVENT POSTPONED. But, we're not doomed! We will have a virtual May the Fourth be With You mini-celebration. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for a cool demo, story-time and crafts to do at home.  Calling all Padawans! DHDC is turning into an all out rebel base! We'll have to celebrate May the Fourth a couple days early on May the 2nd but DHDC will be all decked out in Star Wars themed chaos just for you Star Wars fans.…

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Parents Night Out

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

EVENT CANCELLED.    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. Theme: Shocking Science– Experiment with electricity and learn the science behind the power! Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $23 for first child, $18 for each additional.pare Non-Members: $28 for first child, $23 for each additional. Space is limited and reservations…

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June 2020

Coffee & Cuties

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

Since we are currently closed and can not have our monthly program, we will bring you Virtual Coffee and Cuties! Check out this month’s Coffee & Cuties- Virtually!  Please join us on Friday, June 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…

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Discover for a Dollar

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

**EVENT CANCELLED** Discover family, fun and science for just $1 per person on this hot summer evening! Enjoy an evening at the Discovery Center complete with Space Theater shows, live science demonstrations, exhibits and critter encounters. Admission is only $1 per person and free for members. Discover for a Dollar is supported by KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14.

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July 2020

Celebrate the USA!

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us for a patriotic day on Friday, July 3rd! Since we can't do our usual Explode event, due to COVID-19 guidelines, we have created something special in its place for you and your family to celebrate the USA, in a science way! Live science demos including Exploding Melon, Mentos Geysers, Fire Breathing, Fire Bubbles, Tesla Coil and Trash Can Chaos! Space Theater Shows at 11:00am - Grossology & You, and at 12:30pm - From Earth to the Universe. Make…

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July Coffee & Cuties

July 10 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Coffee & Cuties is cancelled this month but we will once again bring you Virtual Coffee & Cuties! Check out the video here! Please join us on Friday, July 10th for a virtual Coffee & Cuties. We hope to be back in person soon! Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots! 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:…

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August 2020

Coffee & Cuties

August 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:30 pm

Please join us virtually on Friday, August 7th for Coffee & Cuties.  Check out the virtual event here! 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: Creepy Crawlers Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your…

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Discover for a Dollar: Back to School Edition

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

It's Back to School which will look a little different this year but we want to celebrate with an end of summer summer shindig for the 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 courtesy of our friends at Happy State Bank, and…

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September 2020

Coffee & Cuties

September 4

CLICK HERE for September Coffee & Cuties: Robot Ruckus Please join us virtually on Friday, September 4th 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: Robot Ruckus Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either…

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Dark Week

September 12 - September 21

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 12-21 to install new exhibits and make repairs and complete updates to the building. We will reopen for the opening of our brand NEW exhibit produced by the DHDC Exhibits team,…

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Maker Metropolis Grand Opening

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Join us as we unveil our new exhibit produced by our very own DHDC exhibits team, Maker Metropolis! Dive into the world of simple machines and construction with this brand new exhibit designed and built by DHDC. Get hands on with heavy machinery and try constructing your own building as you become the architect, engineer and construction manager. Guests of all ages will create, play and learn while exploring the concepts of construction, motion and simple machines that make cities…

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