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June 2021

Camp Discovery: Summer Camps 2021

June 7 - July 23

Click here to REGISTER for Camp! Summer Camps are BACK in 2021! Camp Discovery will occur weekly starting June 7th through July 23rd. Discovery Center Summer Camps give kids a perfect mix of learning and fun, which is why the DHDC has been voted *BEST DAY CAMP* for several years! The learning opportunities are rich with updated, science-based curriculum and qualified teachers. Plus each week of camp is jam-packed with hands-on science activities and experiments, crafts, discovery and FUN!!  This…

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Discover for a Dollar

June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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 all of our exhibits, including our newest traveling exhibit, Toys the Inside Story! Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members. Theater shows at 5:30, 6:15 and 7:00. Science Live! Demonstrations at 5:15 and 6:30. Supported by KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14 News.

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Father’s Day

June 20 @ 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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July 2021

Explode!

July 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

PURCHASE TIMED ADMISSION HERE! - Online sales are closed. Admission is available at the door at 5:00 and 7:00. 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, All-American treats and patriotic crafts and activities for all ages. Explosive fun for all includes: Water Rockets – see how high in the sky you can launch our…

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July 2nd: Coffee & Cuties

July 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Click here for this month's virtual edition. Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, July 2nd for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! 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: Pop, Fizz, Goo BOOK: Happy Bubble by Two Astronauts DEMO: Alka-Seltzer…

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Beerology: Science on Tap

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

****With the City of Amarillo re-entering level orange, the Center has made the difficult decision to postpone Beerology until February 2022. While we would love nothing more than to enjoy the science of beer with you this summer, the safety of our guests and staff are of utmost importance. Given the circumstances, we believe postponing the event is in the best interest of all involved.  Stay tuned for event updates and details.   The DHDC is brewing up some fun…

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August 2021

August 6th- Coffee & Cuties

August 6 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, August 6th for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! 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: Buggin' Out IN-PERSON OPTION Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center for…

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Wizarding School

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

PURCHASE TIMED ADMISSION HERE! Calling all Muggles! Join us as we turn DHDC into a school for witches and wizards, no acceptance letter needed! We will explore this magical world and learn the science behind it! Make wands, take classes, and explore the world of magic. Don't forget to stop by Platform 9 3/4 to document your visit to this magical world and grab some Butterbeer from the concessions in a special limited edition souvenir cup! (Butterbeer not included in…

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Discover for a Dollar: Back to School Edition

August 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

****Postponed***** With the City of Amarillo re-entering level red today, we have made the difficult decision to postpone Discover for a Dollar with author John Erickson scheduled for tomorrow. While we would love nothing more than to enjoy this unique event with you, but the safety of our guests and staff are of utmost importance. Given the community circumstances, we believe postponing the event is in the best interest of all involved.   If you purchased wristbands, you may bring…

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September 2021

September 3rd- Coffee & Cuties

September 3 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, September 3rd for Coffee & Cuties.  Coffee & Cuties offers entertainment for the tots and gives mom, dad or grandparents the opportunity to sit back and relax! Your child will participate in a storytime that is paired with a fun craft or science activity, both led by one of our awesome Science Guides. THEME: Pterodactyl Training IN-PERSON OPTION Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center for Coffee…

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Dark Week

September 13 - September 17
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

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 13-17 to install new exhibits and make repairs and complete updates to the building.

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October 2021

Whiskey and Wine Raffle 2021

October 11 - October 15
Online

Tune in to our social media on Oct. 11th- 12th for our Whiskey & Wine takeover to learn all about the sips of science from the best of both barrels and how your donation can benefit the Discovery Center and the Amarillo local community. For more information, visit dhdc.org or visit us on Facebook.

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