Events at Discovery Center
America Recycles Day
Sunday, November 5 from 1:00-5:00 pm
Join us at the Discovery Center for an America Recycles Day celebration and free admission for all guests to DCS! Visitors can explore the variety of hands-on exhibits and activities. Staff from the Dept. of Environmental Services will be on hand to provide information about recycling resources available in the community.
School's Out, Discovery's In: Human Body Biology
Tuesday, November 7 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm
When school is out, Discovery Center's hands-on STEM learning is in! Join us for a morning of learning about bones, brains, muscles, and more as we explore human anatomy and human body systems! Cost is $25 for member children/$30 for nonmember children. Cost includes admission to stay and play! To reserve your spot, give us a call at 417-862-991 or visit our website here.
Homeschool Day: Cell Biology & DNA
Thursday, November 9 from 10:00-11:00 am
Learn with DCS STEM Instructors through experiments and investigate cell biology and DNA, including an introduction to DNA extraction on Thursday, November 9 from 10:00-11:00 am. Cost is $15 for member children/$20 for nonmember children. Cost of admission includes admission to stay and play! To reserve your spot, give us a call at 417-862-9910 or visit our website here.
Saturday, November 11 from 9:00 am-6:00 pm
We are open for Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11. Military personnel and their families receive free admission with a Military ID at the time of check in.
Parent/Child Duo Workshop: Dissect a Brain
Saturday, November 11 from 9:00-11:00 am or 12:30-2:30 pm
Join our STEM Instructors as we dissect a brain at this month's Parent/Child Duo Workshop! Spots for our Parent/Child Duo workshops sell quickly, so register early to reserve your space. Cost is $35 member child/$40 non member child. Limit 10 duos per session. To register, or for more information, call 417-862-9910 or visit our website here.
Science Sprouts: Stuffed Animal Clinic and Mommy Mingle
Friday, November 17 with Mommy Mingle at 9:00 am and activities starting at 10:00 am
Bring your little preschool veterinarian for a morning of learning at this month's Stuffed Animal Clinic Science Sprouts. Bring your favorite stuffed animal to our clinic for some TLC and repair! Activities and story times begin at 10 am but join us in our Wonderland exhibit at 9:00 am for a Mommy Mingle with coffee. Science Sprout activities, including Mommy Mingle, are FREE with the cost of admission. For more information, give us a call at 417-862-9910 or visit our website here.
Holiday Hours: Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 23
We are CLOSED on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving. We will open again on Friday, November 24 at 9:00 am.
This month's Lab theme is Body Systems.The Exploratory Lab is located on the 2nd floor of the east building in the Phenomena Gallery.