Upcoming Programs

We have a series of upcoming programs at Discovery Station to keep you busy. Come on in and learn something!

Along with our Saturday Plus Programs, Discovery Station also hosts an ongoing Story-Time that occurs each Wednesday at 11 am! This Free program also includes a light snack! Join us each week for another adventure of Earl the Squirrel !


July 4, 2015 @ Closed

Discovery Station is CLOSED for Independence Day

Have a safe Independence Day!

July 11, 2015 @ 1:00 p.m.

Dangers of Spice

DEA Educator Susan Fox will present a program entitled "The Dangers of Spice" to help combat the growing epidemic of Spice usage within the community.

July 11, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m.

Monarch Butterfly Project

Dave Kaplan, "Mr Butterfly" will present a new monarch
butterfly local project correlated to the national project of
preservation/protection of the colorful monarch butterfly. A planning
group met with officials of the Parks and Recreation Department of the
City of Hagerstown to discuss plans to establish a monarch
waystation in a park. Several locations are being explored. Together we
can learn more about our nature's butterfly friends.

July 14, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

What is a Dinosaur?

Join Dave Hulchy for this free program at Discovery Station where children of all ages can determine just what it takes to be a dinosaur!

July 18, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m.

Amazing Superheroes!

Authentic Community Theatre performers will present " Amazing Super Heroes!

July 18, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

Geyser Explosion

Why do Mentos turn ordinary bottles of diet soda into geysers of fun? The answer is a little more complicated than you might think. Join us to find out!

July 23, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

All About Your Favorite Dinosaurs!

Join Dave Hulchy for this free program at Discovery Station where children of all ages can learn about their favorite dinosaurs! Children are encouraged to bring their own favorite dinosaur!

July 25, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

Explore the Wonders of the C&O Canal

"Explore the Wonders of the C&O Canal" with Ajay Kosuri, C&O Canal Museum Guide and Discovery Station Volunteer. Learn about the history behind one of our Nation's greatest endeavors!

July 27, 2015 @ 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Special Friends Night

Discovery Station at Hagerstown, Inc. and WC Parents will be partnering to bring a "Special Friends Night" to Discovery Station to help all children discover!
That is why on Monday, July 27th from 5 pm - 7 pm, Discovery Station will ONLY BE OPEN for special needs families! There will be light refreshments available as well!

Special Group Rates apply: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for children (4-17)

July 28, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

Jurassic World: Science or Just Fun?

Join Dave Hulchy as he determines whether or not the blockbuster movie "Jurassic World" ventures into science or just the imagination.

August 1, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

Cyber Security

Explore the dangers of the cyber world with Senior Security Engineer, Ken Buckler. He will instruct visitors on precautions they may take in order to protect themselves from hackers and more.

August 8, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

Discovery Science: Astronaut Ice Cream

Did you ever wonder how Astronauts eat ice cream in outer space? Technical Manager of Cryopreservation and Lyophilization, Timothy Sharp will re-create the out-of-this-world treat while explaining the science behind it.

August 15, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

Hatching Dinosaur Eggs

Visitors of all ages can construct their very own dinosaur egg! This fun and educational activity is guaranteed to bring a smile to any Jurassic lover in your life.

August 22, 2015 @ 11:00 a.m.

Constructing the Ship of Dreams

Join Norm Little, Master Shipbuilder, as he discusses the process he took in constructing his 15 foot model of the RMS Titanic.

August 29, 2015 @ 2:00 p.m.

How Far Will It Fly?

Visitors of all ages are invited to participate in this fun-filled learning experiment while we explore the concepts involved with paper flight.