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December 01, 2022

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Upcoming November Events at the Discovery Center

We've got you covered for the Thanksgiving Break Camp, Turkey Day, SPARK! and other events at The Discovery Center!

The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is a hands-on, environmental, cultural and educational museum (located at 502 SE Broad St., Murfreesboro). The museum is open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Adjacent to the Center is the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a variety of fish, amphibians and birds.

For more information, visit or call 615-890-2300.

Now open on Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.!

November Events at the Discovery Center:

Homeschool Learning Pod Field Trips
Select Thursdays  |  3-4 p.m.
Special programs just for homeschool students to connect, have fun, and learn together. 

Select Mondays  |  9-11 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! 

All Access Night
Thursday, Nov. 10  |  5-8 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. 

Thanksgiving Break Camp
Wednesday, Nov. 23  |  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Come build and program with Campology and our robotic friend, VEX. Campers will work as a team to build a robot, learn the commands, and code VEX using block-language.

Turkey Day
Friday, Nov. 25
Bring the family to Discovery Center for a fun-filled turkey day event. Throughout the day we will have snacks, crafts, story time, and live animals. Included with admission. 



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing and Entertainment Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 3-year-old Ezra.