Program / Events

National Chemistry Week

Explore Science: Let’s Do Chemistry

Sunday, October 21, 1-3pm

Celebrate National Chemistry Week! Drop in on Sunday, October 21 between 1-3pm to conduct experiments and learn more about the many ways chemistry is a part of our everyday lives!
Free with membership or paid admission.


Chocolate treat

NITRO-Meet you

Friday, October 26, 6:30-7:30pm

Support our upcoming Marine Life Exhibit and enjoy a liquid nitrogen treat!
Free admission with your ticket starting at 5:30pm!


Middle School Programs

Animate Origami
Ages 10-14
November 9, 5:30-8pm

Learn the history and techniques of the Japanese art of paper folding known as origami. Then design an origami creation that includes circuitry, light bulbs, and batteries to make your creation come to life!
$25 member/$35 non-member

H2Whoa
Ages 10-14
December 7, 5:30-8pm

H2O is the chemical symbol for one of Earth’s most important elements: water! Water is around us everywhere but do you really know what water is capable of? Create and test designs that challenge water’s physical properties.
$25 member/$35 non-member

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Child playing with hoops

Baby Explorers

Every Wednesday 10:30-11am

Visit with your baby to explore science together through books and movement. Perfect for adults with a 6-month to 2-year-old child.
Free with membership or paid admission.


Girl cutting tissue paper with scissors

Science Adventures

Every Thursday, 10:30-11am

Inspired by stories in picture books, this year Science Adventures will feature makerspace and engineering activities designed for 3-5 year olds with caregiver assistance.  We will offer weekly activities that encourage young learners to tinker with materials and complete challenges while leaving plenty of room for creativity and innovation. Free with membership or paid admission.


Childs Xylophone

Music Makers

Fridays 10:30-11am
Members-only session 10-10:30am

For children 5 and under and their parent/guardians

Join us for a rhythmic good time every Friday! This program includes stories and musical explorations for children and adults to enjoy together.
Free with membership or paid admission.

On Fridays, doors to Discovery Space will open at 9:45am for members.


Program and Special Event Payment

We often have only limited space in our programs and special events. Don’t miss out! Please call 814.234.0200 or email  to check available space and register for programs, camps, and special events.

After confirming your registration, you may make a secure online payment.

Thank you! We look forward to seeing you soon at Discovery Space!