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September 2019

Parents Night Out

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

REGISTER HERE - Online sales are closed. We have limited space in each age group, please call 355.9547 to register! For children ages 4-11 Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner from Chick-fil-A. Theme: Engineer This – Be put to the test in our engineering challenges. Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $20 for first child, $15…

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Steve Spangler Live!

September 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S Buchanan Street
Amarillo, TX 79101 United States
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The DHDC is hosting a very special guest for STEM Boot Camp for area Educators on September 28th, and as a THANK YOU to our community, Members and visitors, Steve Spangler will be presenting a public event just for you too! Bring your family and come listen and be amazed as Steve inspires the Scientists & Engineers of the future and helps to nurture the curiosity in us all. Who is Steve Spangler?  You only have to spend a few…

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Code Your Future: Game Design and Computer Programming

September 30 @ 4:30 pm - October 10 @ 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: Game Design and Programming September 30th – October 10th (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) REGISTER NOW! - Online registration is now closed. If you are interested in signing up your child, please contact Dr. Aaron Pan at 355-9547 ext. 101. This two-week, educational class at the Don Harrington Discovery Center will teach kids, grades 4 – 8 game design and computer programming. Students will learn coding and technology by creating their own video…

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October 2019

Coffee & Cuties

October 4 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, October 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. Theme: Spooky Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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The Big Deal

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Buy your tickets NOW! - Online sales have ended. Tickets are available at the door beginning at 7:00 pm. The wait is almost over! The next big Discover AfterDark is coming. The Mad Scientist has retired but he asks you to Save the Date and make plans to get buzzy with us at The Big Deal! For the first time in Amarillo, T.B.D. guests can witness an electrifying performance by ArcAttack! ArcAttack is a performance art group that specializes in…

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Monster Bash

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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, face painting, games, and more from our vendors. And, don't forget to visit our Secret Agent Training grounds in the basement! Can you pass the test? Special treat stations provided by: - Amarillo Public Library - Amarillo Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics - Exceptional Emergency Center - Extreme Martial Arts - Pete's Car Smart…

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Monster Bash

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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 from our vendors. And, don't forget to visit our Secret Agent Training grounds in the basement! Can you pass the test? Special treat stations provided by: - Amarillo Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics - Amarillo Public Library - Amarillo Sod Poodles - Extreme Martial Arts - Panhandle Plains Historical Museum -…

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November 2019

Coffee & Cuties

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

Please join us on Friday, November 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: Pirate School Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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Code Your Future: Game Design and Computer Programming

November 4 @ 4:30 pm - November 14 @ 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: Game Design and Programming November 4th - 14th (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) REGISTER NOW!  This two-week, educational class at the Don Harrington Discovery Center will teach kids, grades 4 – 8 game design and computer programming. Students will learn coding and technology by creating their own video game with GameMaker, Python, and Minecraft! They’ll learn the real secrets of building and programming your most creative game ideas with today's most popular programming…

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Discover for a Dollar

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

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 critter encounters. Plus enjoy all of our exhibits, including our Fall exhibit, All Charged Up! Admission is only $1 per person courtesy of Pete's Car Smart KIA, and free for members. Discover for a Dollar is generously sponsored by Pete's Car Smart KIA. Discover for a Dollar is also supported by…

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Parents Night Out

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

REGISTER HERE! - Online sales are now closed. Please call 806.355.9547 to register your children. Limited space is still available. For children ages 4-11 Enjoy a night out or take advantage of kid-free time! Children will enjoy cool experiments, hands-on exhibits and dinner from Sonic. Theme: Science of Illusion -  Discover the science behind some awesome magic tricks! Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members: $20 for first child, $15…

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December 2019

Coffee & Cuties

December 6 @ 9:45 am - 11:45 am

Please join us on Friday, December 6th 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: Holiday Science Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or step…

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