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May 2018

May 11th- Parent’s Night Out

May 11 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday, May 11, 5:30-9:30 pm Theme: Camp Awesome (for children ages 4-11) Sign up online NOW! - ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. There are limited spots available in each age group. Please call 355-9547 to sign up. Parents – take date night, or just sit back and relax at home and let us entertain the kids! Friday, May 11th is our last Parents Night until the fall! See below for details and sign up at the bottom of this page. Please note,…

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May 13th- Mother’s Day

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Show mom just how much you love her, with a day of science and exploration! We'll let her in FREE and give you all the credit.

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June 2018

June 2nd- Grand Opening of Aviation!

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Soar to new heights and explore the sky above at the Discovery Center this summer! This new exhibit produced by the DHDC in conjunction with Amarillo College and Bell, will offer hands-on experiences like no other! Join us as we unveil our new exhibit, Aviation! Members can enjoy a special members-only area serving donuts from 9:30am - Noon (or until supplies last). Not a member? DHDC Members get the best perks, like special members-only exhibit specials, free daily visits, discounts…

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2018 Summer Camps

June 4 - July 27

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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June 8th- Camp Iwanna

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BUY TICKETS NOW! - ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. Tickets are available at the door. Save the date 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 happy camper and and purchase your tickets now. Members- $35…

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Discover for a Dollar

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Discover family, fun and science for just $1 per person in the evening, courtesy of ER Now! 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 NEW summer exhibit, Aviation! Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members. Discover for a Dollar is generously sponsored by ER Now and KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14.

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Father’s Day

June 17 @ 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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Rico Aviation

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  Join us Saturday, June 23rd from 1:00 - 4:00 pm for a special visit from Rico Aviation's helicopter, Nora! The helicopter will be on display for guests to tour and Rico Aviation staff will be available to answer questions. Visitors can also get hands-on with the special medical equipment from Nora as well as a stretcher, monitor and a mannequin! Come learn what it takes to be a first responder! Included in regular admission.

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EXPLODE!

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Launch your family's Independence Day weekend 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 NOW! - ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. Admission at…

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July 2018

Discover ALL Night

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - July 21 @ 7:00 am

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, including the newest addition, Aviation. 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…

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August 2018

August 3rd- Coffee & Cuties

August 3 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, June 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. This month’s theme is Art 101! Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child…

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Mindfest

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

An all-day festival for everyone with a curious or playful mind. Come build, invent, explore, create, dance, reflect or just play! All Day Activities 9:30 - 4:30 Inflatable Slide 9:30 - 4:30 Bubble Station - Experiment with small and big bubbles. Try out different shaped bubble wands. Does it change the shape of the bubble? 9:30 - 4:30 Take-Apart a Car - Use tools to take apart pieces of a car. See how things go together and make the car…

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