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MaD Lab: ScribbleBots

Saturday, April 6

Stop into the MaD Lab and create something new with the Gadget Girls, a group of local students. Design a ScribbleBot and make some crazy patterns! Between 12-2pm there will be four, 30-minute sessions. This program is free with membership or paid admission, sign up at the front desk upon arrival, limited space is available. Please note that a parent/guardian is required to stay on site with participants. Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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Music with the Maestro!

Saturday, April 13th

Meet Maestro Attar and learn about the violin and other string instruments. Get the inside scoop on what a conductor does, learn what their movements mean, and maybe have a chance to conduct the musicians yourself!

This drop-in program is free with membership or paid admission.

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STEM Pillars

My Happy Valley Sky
Saturday, May 18
2:30-3:45 pm

How do astronomers study and classify galaxies? Find out during 75 minutes of hands-on learning with an astronomer! This STEM Pillars program will focus on classifying different types of galaxies and is for parents and children ages 6-10 working together.

This is a Penn State research project so researchers will be present with video recorders. Please register ahead of time at the front desk as space is limited.

This program is free with membership or paid admission.

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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.

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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.

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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!