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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: Super Seasons

October 5, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm

Explore the four seasons in our Super Seasons Tot Day. How does fur protect animals in winter? Why do leaves fall from trees? What are the colors in a rainbow? Take home a leaf rubbing. Dive into these and more in October.

Tot Discovery Day: Glow-in-the-Dark Science

November 2, 2018
9:00am to 12:00pm
Join us as Tot Day explores science that glows in the dark in a tot friendly lit environment. What causes plants, animals and objects to glow in the dark? What is bioluminescence? Create your own take home glowing material and more.

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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