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Discovery Center to host "Spring Break Gross-tacular" events

Source: Don Harrington Discovery Center Source: Don Harrington Discovery Center

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Spring break is now in full swing for a lot of our area schools, and the Discovery Center has a week full of gross-tacular events planned to keep kids learning while also having fun. 

Each day visitors can enjoy a special event based on the center's traveling exhibit, Grossology: The Impolite Science of the Human Body.

  • Monday from 1:59pm - 4:30pm is Pi Day. The Discovery center will celebrate Einstein's birthday by hosting a pie eating contest with the Amarillo Bulls.
  • Tuesday from 10:00am - 4:00pm is Tourniquet Tuesday. Explore blood and medical science with an injury station and blood activities.
  • Wednesday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm is Waste Wednesday. Learn how to turn waste into something new with recycling activities, and learn about different kinds of waste.
  • Thursday 1:00pm - 4:00pm is Take-Me-home Thursday. Come out to adopt a furry family member with the ASPCA along with fun animal activities.
  • Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm is Fear Factor Friday. Learn about all sorts of fears and gross things and participate in the Fear Factor Challenge and experiment with snakes, insect candy, a bed of nails, and more.

All these events are included in general admission pricing. For ticket information, visit the Discovery Center's website.

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