MayShow All Events
Share the Story
Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
Participants will learn about fruit bats and making friendships.
Share the Story connects the youngest residents of the Flint Hills region to their homes and towns through storytelling that will develop a foundational appreciation for the rich culture
Kids' Science Theater with Doc Gizmo
Time: 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Parents, take the night off and let your kids join the Flint Hills Discovery Center for dinner and science theater! Doc Gizmo will be at the Center to perform weather related experiments before their very eyes. Children will learn about many different topics related to weather including safety, thunder and lightning and radar tracking. Children will also make their own lip balm, weathervane and gauge to take home. You won't want to miss this!
Limited space. Program geared towards kindergarten-8th grade.
Youth FHDC Members: $20
Youth Non-Members: $25
Dinner included with pre-registration. Please pre-register before 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 2.
For more information, please call 785.587.2726 or register HERE.
Preschoolers in the Flint Hills
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
D is for Dark:
Students will learn about night time camouflage and which animals come out at night. Students will pretend it is nighttime and imitate nocturnal creatures to understand the important risks and benefits of being an active animal at night.
Preschool age children begin discovering the wonder of the Flint Hills where they live, but look beyond the city limits in their exploration. Children further their sense of place and belonging to this region through interactions with the ecology and the history of place. Parents and younger siblings are welcome to join their preschooler for all the fun at no additional cost.
Pre-registration is required. Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 10 children so please register early!
FHDC Members: $7 | Non-members: $9
To pre-register, click HERE!
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Visit the Flint Hills Discovery Center for a last chance to view "Save the Last Dance." Receive $2 off regular adult admission and military get in free.
Connecting Kids to Nature
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Award-winning photographer, Noppadol Paothong will be on site to share his stories about his experiences capturing nature. This family-friendly presentation is suitable for all ages and is free with regular admission. This is the last day to view the Save the Last Dance exhibition.
Go See It!
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Go See It! lectures are held at FHDC. Featured speakers highlight places to visit in the Flint Hills and provide tips on how to pursue an adventure on your own! All ages are welcome.
In the Dark opens
Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Discover the mysteries that the darkness holds such as caves, deep sea, the forest at night and underneath the ground.
Exhibition dates: Saturday, May 23, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015