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December 2018

Special Holiday Hours- 12/20

December 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

‘Tis the season to discover! We’re opening our doors for MORE hours the week before Christmas so that you can keep out-of-town visitors and kids entertained. The DHDC will be packed with holiday cheer. Join us in the evening on December 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Admission during these special hours will be only $5 per person (members and 2 and under are still free). There will be a special seasonal showing of "Let it…

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Special Holiday Hours- 12/21

December 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

‘Tis the season to discover! We’re opening our doors for MORE hours the week before Christmas so that you can keep out-of-town visitors and kids entertained. The DHDC will be packed with holiday cheer. Join us in the evening on December 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Admission during these special hours will be only $5 per person (members and 2 and under are still free). There will be a special seasonal showing of “Let it Snow” in the…

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Special Holiday Hours- 12/22

December 22, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

‘Tis the season to discover! We’re opening our doors for MORE hours the week before Christmas so that you can keep out-of-town visitors and kids entertained. The DHDC will be packed with holiday cheer. Join us in the evening on December 20th, 21st, and 22nd from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. Admission during these special hours will be only $5 per person (members and 2 and under are still free). There will be a special seasonal showing of “Let it Snow” in the…

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Join us as we count down to the new year with science experiments, demonstrations and a balloon drop during our annual Noon Year's Eve Celebration, a family-friendly celebration to ring in 2019. Why keep your kids up until midnight? Ring in 2019 at noon with our annual celebration! Noon Year's Eve guests can expect: Dynamic Science demos Crafts, including New Year's hats and noise makers. Karaoke, Robotics Exploration and Kinetic Sand Investigation Ginger ale and cookies to toast to the new…

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January 2019

Coffee & Cuties

January 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 pm

Please join us on Friday, January 4th 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 Dinosaurs Roar! We will read the book 'Dinosaur Roar' by Paul Stickland and Henrietta…

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Code Your Future: Swift

January 7 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: Swift Coding for Apple Inc. iOS Systems January 7th – 17th Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm REGISTER NOW! - Registration is closed. This great computer class at the Don Harrington Discovery Center will teach kids, grades 4 – 8 the elements of Apple’s Swift programming language, the language is used in Apple Products including iMacs, iPads, iPhones, and many phone applications (apps). This class will allow your child to begin understanding the fundamentals of…

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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. Theme: Fizzing Concoctions Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step over…

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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: Sugar Rush - Create, explore, and science-up some candy! 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…

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