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February 2021

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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March 2021

Coffee & Cuties

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

Watch from home on our YouTube Channel: Discovery Center TV - click here! Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, March 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. THEME: Wacky Weather BOOK: "Tap…

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Pi Day

March 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

It’s Einstein’s birthday, and we are counting down to Pi Day on 3.14 at 1:59 pm (Pi = 3.1415926) with fun activities, demonstrations and of course...pie! Join us as we countdown Pi with special demonstrations on the half-hour from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. We'll also have FREE pie* and the most fun you will ever have with math. Math never tasted so good. *While supplies last   Regular admission applies, members are free. Why should you never talk to…

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March 15-19: Spring Break Spectacular

March 15 @ 9:30 am - March 19 @ 4:30 pm

  The kids will be on break, and you’ll need somewhere to take them (and you) to have fun, and secretly keep their minds learning! Join us for a whole week filled with science, experiments, crafts, demos and activities- fun for the whole family. Each day will feature different activities and live animal presentations so come every day for something new! MONDAY 10:00 – 12:00: Using simple materials, build your own animal shelter! Will you house a mouse, shelter a…

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April 2021

Coffee & Cuties

April 2 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

CLICK HERE FOR VIRTUAL COFFEE & CUTIES: Early Engineering Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, April 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 Science Guides. THEME: Early Engineering BOOK: "Rosie Revere, Engineer" by Andrea Beaty DEMONSTRATION:…

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EGGstravaganza!

April 3 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Online sales are closed. Purchase admission at the door Saturday morning! Join us for an Easter celebration of mind-bending fun with everything related to eggs!  Enjoy special EGGTIVITIES like "Rocket Eggs" and "Egg-cellent Play Dough" and an EGG SCRAMBLE, in which each age group will scramble for brightly colored, candy or toy-filled eggs. To top it off, watch science "Egg-speriments" that will have you looking at eggs differently from now on! Admission will be sold in 1.5 hour time slots. …

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Discover AfterDark: Dueling Pianos

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

This event is Sold Out.  Dueling Piano guests- get ready to sing, dance and laugh with us at this interactive event like never before! Discover AfterDark: Dueling Pianos is sure to entertain. You request the songs, the experts from the popular Pete's Dueling Piano Bar will play! Catch a glimpse of what's in store! Guests 21 & over will enjoy live music, delicious food by OHMS, an open bar, live science demos including Musical Fire and Dancing Oobleck, and engaging…

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Code Your Future

April 20 @ 4:00 pm - May 6 @ 6:00 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: April 20th – May 6th (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm) REGISTER NOW! - This course is closed. Register for our next session, May 11 - 27, Tuesday/Thursday, 4:30 - 6:30 here. 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…

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Earth Day

April 22 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Celebrate our planet and learn how to reduce your footprint with hands-on activities and demonstrations throughout the day. We are partnering with High Plains Food Bank in celebration of Earth Day - bring any non-perishable food item and receive $1 OFF ADMISSION for the day! Save money and save the planet!

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May 2021

May the Fourth Be With You

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

PURCHASE TIMED ADMISSION HERE. - ONLINE SALES ARE CLOSED. Purchase admission tonight at the door: 5:30 - 7:00 7:00 - 8:30 Calling all Padawans! DHDC is turning into an all-out rebel base! On May the 4th, the DHDC will be having a special evening event for all you Star Wars fans. Join our forces, put on your Star Wars gear and prepare to defeat the dark side! - Mingle with Storm Troopers and Darth Vader from Amarillo's 501st Legion. (photo…

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Coffee & Cuties

May 7 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

JOIN VIRTUALLY: May Coffee & Cuties - Dr. Seuss Please join us *IN PERSON* or virtually on Friday, May 7th 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 Science Guides. THEME: Dr. Seuss BOOK: The Lorax by Dr. Seuss DEMONSTRATION: Dancing Oobleck…

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Code Your Future

May 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: May 11th – May 27th (Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) REGISTER HERE! - online registration is closed  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 the fundamentals of Python. Class size…

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