Events at Discovery Center 

January Events

Chinese New Year

Saturday, January 28th
10:00am-4:00pm
Cost is included with general admission

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with DCS. Special activities include building a pagoda, making a Chinese lantern, learning about fireworks, and being a part of the Dragon Parade.

Exploratory Lab

January's lab theme is Hibernation.

The Exploratory Lab is located on the 2nd floor of the east building in the Phenomena Gallery.

February Events

Cub Scout Night

Friday, February 3
6:30pm-9:00pm
Scouts $7/Member Adults FREE/Nonmember Adults $7

Join us for an after hours scouts only event. Special activity stations available to support a variety of achievements and badge requirements. No pre-registration is required.

Parent/Child Duo Workshop: Heart Dissection

Saturday, February 11th
9:30am-11:30am or 1:00pm-3:00pm
$35 members/$40 nonmembers

Join us as we learn about the inner-workings fo the heart as we dissect a real sheep's heart. Don't be sheepish; give us a call so ewe don't miss out! Register here.

Home School Day: Astronomy

Tuesday, February 14th 
10:00am-11:00am
$15 members/$20 nonmembers

Join us as we take a trip around our solar system! We will learn cool facts about each planet (and dwarf planets) as we make a model of the solar system. Register here.

Science Sprouts

Friday, February 17th
Story times and demonstrations at 10:00am and 1:00pm
Cost is included with general admission

This month's theme is Sporty Sprouts. Science Sprouts is play time for the brain that's aligned with Missouri Early Learning Standards, promoting scientific development and a love for solving problems.

Seuss Science Day

Saturday, February 18th
10:00am-4:00pm
Discount admission of $7

The Cat in the Hat is coming back! Join us for everyones' favorite Seuss Science Day. Special Seuss story times and photo opportunity with the Cat in the Hat. Enjoy Dr. Seuss themed activity stations.

School's Out, Discovery is In: Chemistry Craze

Monday, February 20th
10:00am-12:00pm
$25 members/$20 nonmembers

Create crazy chemistry concoctions! Take home an incredible shrinking chip bag, set off a lemon volcano, and carry out a melting cup experiment. We will learn about states of matter, chemical and physical reactions, and polymers. Register here.

Exploratory Lab

February's lab theme is Different Types of Hearts.

The Exploratory Lab is located on the 2nd floor of the east building in the Phenomena Gallery.

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