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Hands On! Discovery Center

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December 2018

December Art Studio Programs

December 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Join us for snowflake watercolor resist paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and a "snow-scape" paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!

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Break the Tension

December 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Join us as we learn all about the seemingly "magical" bond of water molecules and discover the properties of surface tension.  Try out the Penny Drop, Swimming Fish, Magic Handkerchief, and Rainbow Milk experiments.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

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December Art Studio Programs

December 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for snowflake watercolor resist paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and a "snow-scape" paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!

Find out more »

Break the Tension

December 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us as we learn all about the seemingly "magical" bond of water molecules and discover the properties of surface tension.  Try out the Penny Drop, Swimming Fish, Magic Handkerchief, and Rainbow Milk experiments.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

Find out more »

December Art Studio Programs

December 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for snowflake watercolor resist paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and a "snow-scape" paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!

Find out more »

Break the Tension

December 27, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us as we learn all about the seemingly "magical" bond of water molecules and discover the properties of surface tension.  Try out the Penny Drop, Swimming Fish, Magic Handkerchief, and Rainbow Milk experiments.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

Find out more »

December Art Studio Programs

December 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for snowflake watercolor resist paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and a "snow-scape" paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!

Find out more »

Break the Tension

December 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us as we learn all about the seemingly "magical" bond of water molecules and discover the properties of surface tension.  Try out the Penny Drop, Swimming Fish, Magic Handkerchief, and Rainbow Milk experiments.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

Find out more »

December Art Studio Programs

December 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for snowflake watercolor resist paintings, pattern plate rubbings, and a "snow-scape" paper craft in our Art Studio.  All activities are self-guided with instructions provided, with facilitated programs announced periodically throughout each day.  Stop by and get creative!

Find out more »

Break the Tension

December 29, 2018 @ 9:00 am - January 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
+ Google Map

Join us as we learn all about the seemingly "magical" bond of water molecules and discover the properties of surface tension.  Try out the Penny Drop, Swimming Fish, Magic Handkerchief, and Rainbow Milk experiments.  The Eastman Discovery Lab will be open by announcement periodically throughout each day.

Find out more »

January 2019

World Snow Day Pop-in Workshop

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, January 19th, 10am-2pm - World Snow Day Pop-in Workshop Stop by for some cool fun in honor of World Snow Day!  Try out some polymer snow, similar to what is used on movie sets, and take it home to use over and over.  Then make some peppermint scented snow dough and learn about print making while making a snowflake art masterpiece.  Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $5 per person for Hands On! Discovery Center…

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Hands On! Homeschool Day

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Monday, January 28th, 10am-2pm - Hands On! Homeschool Day Join us for this special day from 10am-2pm as we open our doors especially for our loyal home school visitors.  Come together to network, explore, learn, and play!  Pre-registration is required by Thursday, January 24th in order to receive the discounted Homeschool Day rate of $8 per person for ages 4+ for general admission, otherwise tickets are $10 at the door.  To make your reservation, email reservations@visithandson.org or call 423-434-4263 ext.…

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February 2019

Hands On! Discovery Center: Scout Day

February 8
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Friday, February 8th - Scout Day Wear your scout uniform, or present your official scout ID card, and receive half price general admission for the day.  Valid only for the scout, cannot be cannot be transferred to another individual, transferred to another day, or combined with any other discount or coupon.  Not valid on Paleo Tours, Tesla Shows, memberships, or merchandise.  Groups of 10 or more require an advance registration of no less than 48 hours.

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Hands On! Discovery Center: Darwin Day

February 9
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, February 9th - Darwin Day

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Be Miocene Pop-in Workshop

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Thursday, February 14th, 2-5pm - Be Miocene Pop-in Workshop Stop by anytime between 2pm-5pm to create your own fossil cast replica out of plaster to paint and take home as well as craft your own Miocene themed valentine for that someone special in your life.  Children must be supervised at all times. Materials fee of $3 per person for Hands On! Discovery Center members, $5 per person for non-members, while supplies last.

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Imagineer It! Homeschool Drop-off Workshop

February 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Wednesday, February 20th, 9am-noon - Imagineer It! Homeschool Drop-off Workshop Celebrate National Engineering Week with a workshop to test your craftsmanship, skill, and ingenuity.  Create  a wearable LED light-up gadget/jewelry, build a 2-liter bottle rocket launcher, then craft and race your own alternative energy contraption.  Ages 7-12.  A healthy nut-free snack will be included.  Payment in full is required to complete registration and hold each registrant's spot.  Register early and save big!  Cost: Early registration prior to Friday, February 8th is…

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Fossil & Artifact ID Night

February 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States

Tuesday, February 26th, 4-6pm - Fossil & Artifact ID Night You don't have to be a paleontologist to find fossils, but identifying them is a different story.  Bring in any kind of rock, fossil, artifact, or mineral and scientists from the ETSU Center of Excellence in Paleontology and Gray Fossil Site will provide space for the study of these finds. There will be an archaeologist, paleontologist, and geologist on site. The event is free and open to the public but…

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