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Hands On! Discovery Center

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1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
(423)434-4263 visithandson.org

September 2019

Hands On! Discovery Center: Red Panda Day

September 21
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, September 21st - Red Panda Day Calling all Red Panda Rangers!  Join us in recognition of International Red Panda Day to learn more about red pandas of the past and of today, uncover their significance to the Gray Fossil Site, and try out some red panda activities and crafts.  Programs announced periodically throughout the day.

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Hands On! Discovery Center: The Big Dig

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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$125

The Big Dig - select Saturdays, beginning in July! The Big Dig is a one-of-a-kind, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty, paleontology experience offered by Hands On! Discovery Center and the East Tennessee State University Museum of Natural History!  Participants will have the opportunity to work alongside paleontologists and follow the process from beginning to end, from searching for fossils in the field to curating them in the museum collection.   For ages 12 to adult.  Ages…

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Hands On! Discovery Center: Solar Scope

September 28
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, September 28th - Solar Scope for Fall Astronomy Day Join us for some stargazing of the Sun in recognition of the upcoming Fall Astronomy Day!  Take a turn using our Celestron EclipSmart solar telescope, which is able to directly align to the Sun and filter the intense sunlight for safe solar observation!   Programs by announcement periodically throughout the day.  Weather permitting, stay tuned to social media for updates regarding weather.  Limited access to scope based on participants.

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Hands On! Discovery Center: Star Party

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, September 28th, 7-9pm - Star Party Join us for some out-of-this-world stargazing in recognition of the upcoming Fall Astronomy Day!  Take a turn using our Celestron NexStar computerized telescope or astronomy binoculars.  Weather permitting, stay tuned to social media for more information and for updates regarding weather.  Limited access to scopes and binoculars based on attendees.  Admission is $3 per person ages 4+, children 3 and younger are free.  Exhibit spaces are closed during this event.

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October 2019

Girl Scout Space & Sky Science Badge Workshop

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, October 12th, 5:30-9:00pm - Girl Scout Space & Sky Science Badge Workshop Join us for an out-of-this-world Girl Scout badge workshop.  Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors will fulfill their Space Science Explorer/Adventurer/Investigator badge requirements. (Badges not supplied.)  Cost is $18 per scout and includes all materials for activities and experiments, general admission to Hands On! Discovery Center's exhibit spaces until 7pm, and admission to our Lunar Viewing Party, 7-9pm.  An adult is required to attend and supervise each scout.  Adults…

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Lunar Viewing Party

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Saturday, October 12th, 7-9pm - Lunar Viewing Party Join us for a Lunar Viewing Party to view the full moon.  Limited access to scopes and binoculars based on attendees.  Exhibit spaces are closed during this event.  Admission is $3 per person ages 4+, under 4 are free.  Stay tuned to social media and our website for more details and weather related updates.

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Hands On! Discovery Center: Home School Day

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Monday, October 14th, 10am-2pm - Home School Day Join us for this special day from 10am-2pm as we open our doors especially for our loyal home school visitors.  Pre-registration for the event is required by Thursday, October 10th to receive discounted general admission of $8, otherwise tickets are $10 at the door.  A dissection is available for an additional cost and registration for the dissection is required by Tuesday, October 1st.  To make your reservation, visit our website at visithandson.org.…

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Hands On! Discovery Center: BOO!SEUM

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hands On! Discovery Center, 1212 Suncrest Drive
Gray, TN 37615 United States
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Friday, October 25th, 5:30-7:30pm - BOO!SEUM Join us for our spook-tacular, but not too scary, evening of fun!  Hands On! is hosting its annual BOO!SEUM event which will include candy, science experiments, crafts, and more!  Stop by anytime between 5:30 and 7:30 and be sure to wear your most festive costume and bring your own trick-or-treat bag!  Follow us on social media for more details, updates, contests, and more!  @visithandson Pricing: FREE for ages 0-3 FREE for Hands On! Discovery…

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