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Tot Discovery Days

First Friday of Each Month

9 am - Noon | Ages 0-5

And don’t miss complimentary Planetarium programs each Tot Day at 10:30 am!

Each month we set up activities and interactive learning stations designed to create an experience that will ignite your child’s curiosity and interest in science.  Tot Discovery Days are casual, drop-in programs when our youngest visitors can enjoy Eugene Science Center activities “big-kid-free”

Limited to children ages 5 and younger only, accompanied by a parent or guardian. Siblings who are not the appropriate age for these activities will not be allowed into the activity areas at this time. A named member must be present to receive membership benefits.

Advance registration not required.

Parent/Child ComboMembers Parent/Child ComboExtra ChildExtra Adult Guest
$10.00FREE$2.00 each$5.00 each


Tot Discovery Day: Flower Power

May 4, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm

Spring is in the air! This month, we’ll learn all about nature’s beautiful bloom. Find out about some of the world’s most bizarre buds, as well as how bees help flowers pollinate, and learn about how flowers absorb water from the ground. Join us for floral crafts and science experiments at Tot Discovery Day!

Tot Discovery Day: Water Wonders

June 1, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm
Oh the wonders of water! Come learn about how water shapes the earth, build a boat with us, find out about the water cycle, and much more! Toddlers can create beautiful art with water. Make sure to wear some exploration-ready clothes as we turn Tot Day into a splash zone!

Early S.T.E.M. Storytime

Second, Third & Fourth Fridays of Each Month

11 - 11:30 am | Ages 0-5

Immediately following 10:30 pre-K planetarium shows

Jump start your preschooler into S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education with the Eugene Science Center’s new storytime. Join our staff educators as we read a story and lead a hands-on activity designed for early learners. Each storytime is a unique expansion of the Tot Discovery Day theme from the first Friday of the month. Early S.T.E.M. Storytime is included with general admission.

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