The Discovery Center celebrates its 35th birthday this month. There are special programs and events throughout March. The museum is located at 502 SE Broad St in Murfreesboro. Its hours are Wednesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit explorethedc.org.
Here are a few events to look forward to at The Discovery Center this March:
Thursdays | 10:30 a.m.
Join us in the Studio as Discovery Center’s Artist in Residence, Kelsey, teaches us about all the fun and amazement of sculpture and 3-dimensional art! We have picked projects that explore sculpture in a new and exciting way for any child at any level, beginners welcome! Included with admission, free for members. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Homeschool Learning Pod Field Trips
Thursdays | 3-4 p.m.
We’re excited to offer special programs just for homeschool students to connect, have fun, and learn together. Reserve your spot today! For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Select Mondays | 9 a.m.
Discovery Center’s SPARK! program is for children ages 1-6 and their caregivers to enjoy hands-on exploratory STEAM learning and play. Enjoy music and motion, stories, guided activities and more with Discovery Center staff! For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Thursday, March 10 | 5-7 p.m.
All Access Nights are a time for special-needs families to enjoy the Discovery Center’s exhibits in a sensory-friendly environment. All Access Nights are free, but reservations are suggested. Sponsored by SEC, Inc. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Saturday, March 12 | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Every second Saturday of the month, Discovery Center welcomes all Scouting groups with awesome experiences designed to meet badge, pin, loop and rank requirements while learning new skills in an interactive environment. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Friday, March 18 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Your favorite children’s books are coming to life at our Storybook STEAM Day! Join us for special demonstrations and activities featuring a variety of story books. Plus, the Nashville Opera will present their show “Goldie B. Locks and the Three Singing Bears” at 3 p.m. Included with admission, free for members. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Friday, March 25 | 5:30 – 9 p.m.
Need a night out? Don’t hire a sitter. Drop your kids off for fun at Discovery Center! Parents’ Night Out is for ages 4 – 12. The evening includes dinner, activities, and museum exploration. Price: $30 per child, $25 per additional child. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Spring Break Camp – Scraps to Table
March 28 – April 1
Get ready to dig in the dirt and pick some vegetables as we take camp out to the garden! Explore how our food goes from garden to table and then back to the garden as we use STEAM lessons to learn about soils, seeds, plant growth, food waste, and composting. Available for Pre-K through 5th grade. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
March 30 – April 1
Looking for a fun and safe way to kick off spring? Stop by the Discovery Center – where mess = success! Get creative and messy with FREE outdoor activities such as making oobleck, elephant toothpaste, and more! For more information, visit explorethedc.org/
Open through May 8
Jump into an action-packed family adventure with our new featured exhibit! Try out surfing, snowboarding and kung fu. Scramble your way through a climbing canyon. Make your flycycle flap its wings. Get moving in the Action Star Training Center, and much more! Exhibit included with general admission and free for members. Included with admission, free for members. For more information, visit explorethedc.org/run-