Weekly Programs & Special Events

There's always something new and exciting to experience at The Discovery Center! Bring the family by on any day for fun, hands-on learning and play sure to bring smiles all around. Check our Facebook page for weekly theme and activity updates.



Terrific Tuesdays and Tremendous Thursdays


Thursday, 6th - Tour de Discovery Center: Our version of the Tour de France! Bring your wheels and ride through our course! Learn about bicycles from the pros at Fresh Cycles!

Tuesday, 11th - Harry Potter Day: Get your letter and join in the horcrux hunt! Potions, owls and more!

Thursday, 13th - Water Balloon Adventures: Prepare to get soaked!

Tuesday, 18th - Ice Cream Bonanza: Take the cone challenge and make your own ice cream!

Thursday, 20th - National Lollipop Day: Candy science, free lollipops, and sweet, sweet fun!

Tuesday, 25th - Star Wars Day: Light sabers, Darth Vader, and more!

Thursday, 27th - Space Exploration Day: Step into the star lab and explore the final frontier!


Tuesday, 1st - Feathered Friends Fiesta: Aunt Kathy’s birds will be swooping in for the party!

Thursday, 3rd - National Watermelon Day: Celebrate with melon bowling, eating, and seed spitting contests!

Tuesday, 8th - Little Red Hen Day: This classic tale comes to life. Explore bread making & meet a hen!

Thursday, 10th - National S’mores Day: Celebrate the S’more! Build a giant version & sample a real one too!

Tuesday, 15th - Mad Hatter’s Tea Party: You are cordially invited to enjoy “tea” and sandwiches with a spoonful of madness!

Thursday, 17th - The Oregon Trail Experience: Take part in the DC version of the great western migration!

Tuesday, 22nd - Animal Rescue Day: Meet and greet with Chase and Marshall from PAW PATROL!

Thursday, 24th - Mt. Vesuvius Day: Make your own lava lamps and see an erupting demo.

Tuesday, 29th - Bubble Party: The fun will be bubbling over with art, science, and crafts!

Full Calendar of Events at The Discovery Center

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