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DHDC Events

Summer 2017 Exhibit

Come PLAY and learn the many concepts of physics with GIANT versions of popular games. Your heart will be pumping and your brain will be tingling in this one-of-a-kind BRAND NEW exhibit, made and produced by our own Exhibits team at the Discovery Center. What can you learn by playing Jenga, Kerplunk, Soccer Billiards, Lite Brite, Chess and Checkers? Come find out with Physics @ Play opening May 20th!

Coffee & Cuties

September 1st at 10:00 am and 11:00 am

Join us on the first Friday of each month for a fun program that entertains the little ones in our KinderStudio. Children 5 and under will enjoy a storytime followed by a fun craft activity or animal encounter. Each month will have a different, age-appropriate theme.

Dads, Moms, and Grandparents are invited to participate with their tots or relax in the seating area with a cup of joe from our coffee bar! There is no additional cost to participate and no reservations are necessary!

Parents Night Out

For children ages 4-11.

Parents Night Out is a great opportunity to take a romantic date night or relax while the kids are cared for and entertained!
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!

Children will enjoy cool experiments, interactive exhibits, and dinner provided by Sonic.

Travel Adventure- Fall 2017 Traveling Exhibit

Open September 30th- January 7th

You can go anywhere over land, sea, and air by creating extraordinary vehicles to take you where you want to go! To go on a travel adventure to exotic locations, you need to think creatively, plan, and build vehicles to move through all types of terrain, including mountains, oceans, jungles, deserts and more! Where will you go? What will you build? How will you get there?

Monster Bash

October 27 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Come and experience a safe place to trick or treat while experimenting with spine-chilling science!

Admission: Children 12 and under are $5 each, Chaperones are FREE.

Join us for a family-friendly, spook-tastic evening!