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September 2020

Maker Metropolis Grand Opening

September 22, 2020 @ 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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October 2020

Coffee & Cuties

October 2, 2020

Please join us on Friday, October 2nd for Coffee & Cuties.  Click here for Spooky Science! 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: Spooky Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or…

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Monster Bash

October 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

We're sorry, this event is Sold Out. Calling all goblins, ghosts, and princesses! Come and experience a safe environment with spooky activities while experimenting with spine-chilling science. Costumed kiddos will also enjoy treat stations, games, and more at our "Mini" Monster Bash! Get ready for an eerie good time! Creature Feature Worm Goo-You choose the color of your worm, watch the science happen, and take your very own instant worms home with you! BYOP Build your own Potion- Fill your…

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November 2020

Coffee & Cuties

November 6, 2020

Click here for the Virtual Coffee & Cuties. Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, November 6th 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 we are back with 2 options for…

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Membership Special

November 27, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Having a hard time finding the perfect gift for that special friend or family member? This month the DHDC is offering a BOGO 50% off Family or Family Plus membership SALE! With this Buy One GIVE One special, you can renew your own membership for a year AND give one membership for those special families on your list, OR just give 2 as a gift! This membership sale is good from Black Friday, November 27th, through December 31st. Give the…

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December 2020

Coffee & Cuties

December 4, 2020

Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, December 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. This month we are back with all 3 options for in person Coffee & Cuties! Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am…

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Santa’s Jolly Jamboree

December 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Update: Online sales are now CLOSED. Tickets will be available at the door for the the 10:30am-12:00, and 12:00-1:30 time slots,  until sold out. Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances with our photographer, our 12:00-1:30 pm time slot will not be able to take photos with Santa. Tickets for the activities are still available for the 12:00-1:30 pm time slot; however, you will not have the opportunity to take a photo with Santa. This does not apply to those that…

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New Year’s Eve Celebration

December 31, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Don't stay up late to celebrate, join us for an all-day celebration to ring in the new year! Beginning at 11:00, we will countdown each hour with a science experiment (explosion) so you can give a big cheer for a new year...as often as you'd like! Demonstrations will be in the auditorium at 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, & 3:00 and will feature favorites like Trash Can Chaos. We will also have special activities going on throughout the day so come…

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January 2021

Coffee & Cuties

January 1 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us *IN PERSON* Friday, January 1st 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. This month we are back with all 3 options for in person Coffee & Cuties! Choose from 9:45, 10:45 am or 11:45 am at the Discovery Center. Theme:…

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Members-Only Exhibit Exploration: From Here to There

January 15 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Members-Only Extended Hours for new exhibit opening January 15th! Friday, January 15th from 4:30 – 6:00, members can enjoy after hours exploration of our newest exhibit: From Here to There. Refreshments will be served, courtesy of Natural Grocers. Explore the science of how things move by land, sea and air. Ride a hovercraft to experience air pressure, launch rockets to explore propulsion, and float a boat to experiment with air flow. Lift, launch and levitate your way through hands-on exhibits…

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February 2021

Coffee & Cuties

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

Click HERE to watch virtually. Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, February 5th 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. In-Person: This month we are back with all 3 options for in person Coffee & Cuties! Choose from…

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Discover for a Dollar

February 19 @ 5:30 am - 8:30 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 Maker Metropolis and our newest traveling exhibit, From Here to There! Admission is only $1 per person, and free for members. Theater shows at 6:30, 7:15 and 8:00. Science Live! Demonstrations at 6:15 and 7:30. Supported by KAMR Local 4 and Fox 14 News.

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