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December 2019

December Calendar of Activities

December 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

There's always something happening at the DHDC. Each month, we publish a calendar that includes everything from events, to special programs and Science Studio activities, to school Family Science Nights. Our members get our monthly calendars mailed to them directly, but you can also view and download a copy here. Need a better view? View and download the PDF. In addition to our monthly museum calendar, we also publish a calendar of activities that is specific to our KinderStudio. Click…

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BOGO Membership Sale

December 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Having a hard time finding the perfect gift for that special family? This month the DHDC is offering a BOGO 50% off Family or Family Plus membership SALE! With this BOGO you can extend your own membership for a year AND Give one membership for those special families on your list, OR just give 2 as a gift! Give the gift of science this holiday season! This membership sale is good from Black Friday November 29th through December 31st. Discounted…

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Coffee & Cuties

December 6, 2019 @ 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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Santa’s Jolly Jamboree

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Enjoy a jolly good time filled with cheerful activities and delightful crafts to celebrate the holiday season! Santa will be here until 1:00 pm, so stop by and get a picture with the big guy!** Watch out for the Grinch! He will be sulking around looking to steal Santa's thunder! Go ahead and snap your photos with him if you dare. Santa's Photos 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (Members only 9:00 am - 10:00 am; photos additional cost) Anna &…

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Discover for a Dollar: Holiday Edition

December 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States
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December 20th, 6:00pm-9:00pm Discover family, fun and science with a holiday twist! Enjoy an evening at the Discovery Center complete with live science demonstrations and critter encounters. Plus enjoy all of our exhibits, including our fall/winter exhibit, All Charged Up! We'll also be debuting our NEW HOLIDAY SHOW, 'The Nutcracker Suite' in the Space Theater at 6:15, 6:45, 7:15, 7:45, 8:15 at no additional cost! Bomb City Kitchen will be here with a full service coffee bar to keep you…

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Nutcracker Suite: Special Theater Showing

December 21, 2019 - December 23, 2019
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

NEW to the Space Theater is a special showing of the ‘Nutcracker Suite‘. Visit the DHDC this holiday season for a visual music extravaganza of Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s most famous work, with stereo soundtrack performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and animation by Ken Scott. Enjoy musical favorites including Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Miniature Overture, Dance of the Mirlitons, Arabian Dance, Waltz of the Flowers and more in our full-dome planetarium Space Theater. **Show Times are: Saturday, December 21st…

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Noon Year’s Eve

December 31, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

Join us as we count down to the new year with science experiments, demonstrations and a GIANT balloon drop during our annual Noon Year’s Eve Celebration, a family-friendly celebration to welcome the new year! Why keep your kids up until midnight? Ring in 2020 at noon with our annual celebration! Noon Year’s Eve guests can expect: Dynamic Science demos- see the electrifying power of the Tesla Coil at 10:15, 11:15, and 12:15. Crafts, including Party hats, Noise makers, Karaoke, Confetti…

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January 2020

January Activities

January 1 - January 31
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

There’s always something happening at the DHDC. Each month, we publish a calendar that includes everything from events, to special programs and Science Studio activities, to school Family Science Nights. Our members get our monthly calendars mailed to them directly, but you can also view and download a copy here. Need a better view? View and download the PDF. In addition to our monthly museum calendar, we also publish a calendar of activities that is specific to our KinderStudio. Click…

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Coffee & Cuties

January 3 @ 9:45 am - 12:30 pm

  Please join us on Friday, January 3rd 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: Art Party Moms, Dads, and Grandparents are invited to either participate with your child or…

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Parents Night Out

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

REGISTER HERE! - Online sales are now closed. Please call 355.9547 to check availability and sign up. 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 Papa John's. Theme: Crazy Creatures - Get a close look at some of DHDC's own creatures and create some of your own! Please note, that some age groups fill up fast so don’t wait, make your reservation early! Members:…

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Code Your Future

January 27 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

CODE YOUR FUTURE: January 27th – February 13th (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm) REGISTER NOW! - 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 fundamentals of languages such as Python…

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February 2020

February Calendar of Activities & Events

February 1 - February 29
Don Harrington Discovery Center, 1200 Streit Drive
Amarillo, TX 79106 United States

There’s always something happening at the DHDC. Each month, we publish a calendar that includes everything from events, to special programs and Science Studio activities, to school Family Science Nights. For a great snapshot of the entire month, see the image below or  view and download a copy here. Our members get our monthly calendars mailed to them directly each month, become a member and be the first to know the DHDC happenings! Need a better view? View and download…

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