Day trip: Center gives families chance to discover

Courtesy photo The Don Harrington Science Center is located at 1200 Streit Drive in Amarillo.

Place: Don Harrington Science Center

Location: 1200 Streit Drive, Amarillo, Texas, 79106

What activities can you enjoy at this location: A variety of science exhibits including Amazing Bodies!, which connects science to everyday life using kids, cows, and dogs; Space Lounge, a gallery featuring discoveries in the universe; Planetary Landscapes, an exhibit of the motions of planetary weather systems and galactic motion within reach; Bounce, a look into the physics and mathematics of things that are round.

What ages is this place best suited for?: All ages

Admission prices?: $7 adults, Children and seniors $5. Memberships range from $100 to $40.

Hours of operation: Tues to Sat: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm Sun: Noon to 4:30 pm

Special events coming up: Grooving with bubbles, 10:30 a.m. Giant balloon art 2 p.m.. Both events are on Saturday.

Information: (806) 355-9547