From music festivals, car races, history, heritage, food and everything in between. Here's your guide.
Sunday, January 19th, 2:30-4:30pm - 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 by an adult (18+) at all times. Materials fee of $3 per person for…Find out more »
Saturday, February 1st, 9:30-11:30am - Girl Scout Detective Workshop for Juniors and Cadettes Join us for a whodunit style Girl Scout badge workshop full of detective work and science! Juniors will fulfill their Detective badge requirements and Cadettes will fulfill their Special Agent badge requirements. Explore forensics, DNA, fingerprinting, and more. Cost: Early registration by Wednesday, January 22nd is $20 per scout for HODC members, and $25 per scout for non-members and includes all materials for activities and experiments as…Find out more »
Saturday, February 8th, 10am-4pm - Darwin Day Darwin Day is an international celebration of science that honors the inspirational work of Charles Darwin. Darwin is admired as a curious and courageous critical thinker and remembered best for his ground-breaking research into the history of life on Earth. This year, Darwin Day commemorates the famous naturalist's 211th birthday! Visitors to this event will have the opportunity to participate in family-friendly hands-on activities that explore the science of the natural world, and…Find out more »
Tuesday, February 11th - National Inventors Day Stop by our Discovery Carts to learn about coding and robotics with our Cubelets Modular Robotics sets. Then visit our Make It. Take It. exhibit space to tinker and craft with a variety of supplies and try out some of our maker challenges. FREE with general paid admission.Find out more »
Tuesday, February 18th - Battery Power Drop-off Workshop Join us on Alessandro Volta's birthday to explore circuitry, make an LED creation using diodes and button batteries, investigate with an electromagnetic battery train, and make a homemade battery with a variety of materials. Ages 7-12. Cost: Early registration by Tuesday, February 4th is $15 for HODC members and $20 for non-members. Late registration is $20 for HODC members and $25 for non-members. For more information or to register, please visit https://visithandson.org/workshops/.Find out more »