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St. Lucia’s Day

Read about St. Lucia's Day then make a festive craft

Thu | December 13, 2018
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Gingerbread Workshop

Listen to a story about the Gingerbread Man and make yummy treats

Fri | December 14, 2018
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A Day in the Life: Health Sciences and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Education

Learn about the exciting world of nursing, medical lab technicians and much more

Sat | December 15, 2018
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La Befana

Explore Italian holiday traditions

Sat | December 15, 2018
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Bug Ornaments

Create a creepy crawly ornament

Wed | December 19, 2018
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Holiday Tree Critters

Learn about the insects that make up the vibrant ecosystem of trees and create a bug ornament

Wed | December 19, 2018
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Bug Bistro

Earn your "I Ate a Bug" button

Wed | December 19, 2018
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Robo Roaches

Learn about the nervous systems of bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Holiday Tree Critters

Learn about the insects that may reside in many popular trees

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Bug Bistro

Try an unusual cuisine at the Bug Bistro

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Bee Boogie

Boogie like a bee

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Christmas Critters

A fun game show about the bugs found in holiday trees

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Create a butterfly mask while learning about these beautiful insects

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Bug Bistro

Think you've got what it takes to eat a bug?

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Armored Bug Build

Create an armored bug exoskeleton

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Air Bee N Bug

Make a winter home for your backyard bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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A Bug’s Life – Cycles

From larvae to adult, discover the stages of a bug's journey.

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Humbug

A favorite Christmas story told by the humbug

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Meet a Bug

A meet and greet with our favorite bugs

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Firefly Electricity

Discover what makes the firefly glow

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Jingle Bugs

Learn how bugs spend their winter and make your own bug

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Lasers and Bugs

Make a wooden bug model using a laser cuter

Thu | December 20, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Join us as we create butterfly masks to wear

Fri | December 21, 2018
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Bee Boogie

Create a dance language to communicate just like bees

Fri | December 21, 2018
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Ligligan Parul

Celebrate "The Giant Lantern Festival" by creating your own lantern

Sat | December 22, 2018
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Holiday Tree Critters

Learn about trees vibrant ecosystem and make you own bug ornament

Sun | December 23, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Learn about butterfly life cycles and make a butterfly mask

Wed | December 26, 2018
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Kwanzaa

Learn about the holiday that celebrates African American heritage

Wed | December 26, 2018
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Butterfly Masks

Celebrate the New Year by creating a butterfly mask

Thu | December 27, 2018
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New Year’s Around the World

Learn about New Year's traditions and make crafts

Sat | December 29, 2018
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Feeding Frenzy

How do bugs eat? Let's learn about their amazing mouth parts

Sat | December 29, 2018
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New Years at Noon

Celebrate the New Year with crafts

Mon | December 31, 2018
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New Year’s at Noon

Ring in the New Year at Discovery-Place Kids!

Mon | December 31, 2018
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Homeschool Day

Discount admission & special offers for homeschool families

Mon | January 07, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Entomology (BUGS!!)

Explore the world of bugs with hands-on exhibitions and immersive experiences

Wed | January 09, 2019
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Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World of Fantastic Bugs & Where to Find Them

Explore the magic of Hogwarts and get to know some fantastic bugs

Fri | January 18, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge

Sat | January 19, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Engineering Merit Badge

Sat | January 19, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

Sun | January 20, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | January 20, 2019
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National Geographic Live: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: View From Above

Explore the stars & get to know astronaut Terry Virts

Tue | January 29, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Robotics Merit Badge

Sat | February 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Weather Merit Badge

Sat | February 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sun | February 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Sat | February 23, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Oceanography Merit Badge

Sat | March 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Programming Merit Badge

Sat | March 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Pulp & Paper Merit Badge

Sat | March 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sun | March 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | March 03, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Wildlife of North Carolina

Explore the seasonal wildlife of Charlotte with hands-on encounters

Mon | March 11, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Interpreting the Sky

Scout Leaders, join us for an interactive program in our planetarium

Tue | March 19, 2019
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National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats

Journey into the world of big cats with National Geographic photographer Steve Winter

Tue | March 26, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Sat | April 06, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Flora & Fauna of the Carolinas

Scout Leaders, join Discovery Place Nature naturalists to learn about native plants and animals

Tue | April 23, 2019
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Discovery Place Nature Exploration Weekend

Join Discovery Place educators for a weekend of outdoor exploration and relaxation

Fri | May 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge

Sat | May 04, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sat | May 04, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Oceanography Merit Badge

Sat | May 04, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

Sun | May 05, 2019
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Senior Science Days: Towers of Past, Present & Future

Tap your inner engineer as we build an experience around some of the most famous buildings of the past, present and future.

Wed | May 29, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

Sat | June 01, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Weather Merit Badge

Sat | June 01, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Environmental Science

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Museum naturalists to earn your Environmental Science Merit Badge

Sat | June 01, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sat | June 01, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

Sun | June 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Energy

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Energy Merit Badge

Sat | August 24, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Engineering

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Engineering Merit Badge

Sat | August 24, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | August 25, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

Sun | August 25, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Robotics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Robotics Merit Badge

Sat | September 21, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Oceanography

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Oceanography Merit Badge

Sat | September 21, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Space Exploration

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Space Exploration Merit Badge

Sun | September 22, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Pulp & Paper Merit Badge

Sat | November 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Weather

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Weather Merit Badge

Sat | November 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Programming

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Programming Merit Badge

Sat | November 02, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chess

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chess Merit Badge

Sun | November 03, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Chemistry Merit Badge

Sat | December 07, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electricity Merit Badge

Sat | December 07, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Sustainability Merit Badge

Sun | December 08, 2019
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Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics

Collaborate with other Boy Scouts and Discovery Place Science educators to earn your Electronics Merit Badge

Sun | December 08, 2019

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