November at the Discovery Center: Turkey Day and more

Upcoming programs and events at the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro

The museum is open Wednesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come join the fun! More info at www.explorethedc.org.

Homeschool Learning Pod Field Trips
Thursdays | 3-4 p.m.
Be a part of our special programs designed for homeschool students to connect, have fun, and learn together. Reserve your spot today! Fee applies. More info at https://explorethedc.org/homeschool/

Nov. 3 (special day: Wednesday) – Engaging Engineers: Blueprint Builders (rescheduled from Oct. 14)
Nov. 4 – Animal Showcase: Mammals
Nov. 11 – Power Players: Natural Gasses
Nov. 18 – Amazing Anatomy: Pumpkin Dissection

Mind-blowing Matinee
Wednesday – Saturday | 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
How cold is liquid nitrogen? What is visible light? Do reptiles lay eggs? Join Discovery Center staff as we explore the amazing world of science through hands-on experiments and demonstrations. Included with admission. More info at https://explorethedc.org/mind-blowing-matinee

Nov. 3-6: Thanksgiving Butter Making
Nov. 10-13: Cranberry Craze!
Nov. 17-20, 24, 27: Acorn Dissection

SPARK!
Select Mondays at 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! Fee applies. Sponsored by PM Pediatrics. More info at https://explorethedc.org/spark

Even Superheroes Have Bad Days
Monday, Nov. 8
Saving the day isn’t always easy, even for superheroes. Suit up as we read Even Superheroes Have Bad Days by Shelly Becker and discover the choices superheroes can make when they’re having a bad day.

Turkey Talk
Monday, Nov. 22
Come learn about camouflage as we help a turkey avoid becoming the main course for the farmers’ family feast. Follow along while he runs from hiding place to hiding place as we read Run, Turkey, Run! by Diane Mayr.

All Access Night
Thursday, Nov. 11 | 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. Sponsored by SEC, Inc. Limited capacity. Free; RSVP recommended. More info at https://explorethedc.org/allaccess/

Scout-urdays
2nd Saturday of each month | 2:30-3:30 p.m.
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! Fee applies. More info at https://explorethedc.org/scouts

Steps to Science
Nov. 13
Ask the right question and you can find the answer. Tap into your curiosity and learn how to ask and answer questions like a scientist. Scouts are invited to join Discovery Center in learning and working through the scientific method with a messy science experiment.

Thanksgiving Break Camp: Fall Festival School’s Out Play Day
Wednesday, Nov. 24
Come admire the autumn season at a School’s Out Play Day Camp. Campers will use fall icons like pumpkins, leaves, and scarecrows as inspiration in exciting science and art projects. Fee applies. More info at https://explorethedc.org/camps/

Turkey Day
Friday, Nov. 26
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. More info at https://explorethedc.org/turkeyday/

About the Discovery Center
The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring is a hands-on, environmental, cultural and educational museum located in the heart of Middle Tennessee. More than 120,000 children and families visit annually, exploring exhibits and participating in programs that promote STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) education. Adjacent to the Center is the protected Murfree Spring wetlands, a natural habitat for a variety of fish, amphibians and birds. Located at 502 S.E. Broad Street in Murfreesboro, TN. For more information, visit www.explorethedc.org or call (615) 890-2300.

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