Events at Discovery Center 


Saturday, February 28, 2015 - DIY Workshop - Build your own Terrarium! These workshops will introduce parent/child duos to skills that involve making or creating something! Our DCS educators will demonstrate the basics, and then you get to put the skills to work to make something unique! Scientist's Terrarium - Use an Erlenmeyer Flask to build your own terrarium! Ages 5+  Workshop times: 10am-12pm or 1pm-3pm
Pre-registration is required:  DCS Members Parent/Child duo $45; Non-members $50 parent/child duo.  This is not a drop off class.



Mestival 2015 - Spring Break Celebration - March 9-12 and March 16-19

Art and science meet for our Spring Break event! Explore your artistic side by participating in painting projects, sculpting with homemade playdough, or trying your hand at sewing. You can leave your mark on Discovery Center Springfield by adding to our Messtival 2015 banner during your visit with us!

10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Stay tuned for more information on Messtival 2015!


Saturday, March 21, 2015--Pet Adoption Day

Come prepared to fall in love with a new furry family member to take home with you. Rescue One and Route 66 Rescue Inc. will have dogs available for adoption!

Big thanks to our sponsor for this event, Healing Paws Veterinary Clinic! They will be here for the event showing off all the great services they offer!

C.A.R.E. Animal Rescue will have their mobile unit here to continue the fun outside in our parking lot. Learn about the importance of spaying and neutering your pets as well as the joy and responsibility of adopting a rescue animal. 

SAAF - Springfield Animal Advocacy Foundation will be onsite to educate us all on the importance of spaying and neutering.

Look out for UTurn Studios at the event. There will be a special deal for those who adopt a dog that day!

You can give the gift of a forever home to an animal in need and enjoy Discovery Center!