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EVENT CALENDAR

Feb
23
Sat
Kid's Fair Boise 2019 (benefiting the Discovery Center of Idaho) @ Expo Idaho
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Kid's Fair 2019 benefiting The Discovery Center, brought to you by Toyota.

It's the 21st Annual Kid's Fair at Expo Idaho!!!

This year will be bigger and better than ever! We are partnering with Discovery Center of Idaho to make it the best Kid's Fair yet!

Since 1998, Kid's Fair has created a fun, interactive setting for kids and parents.

- Bump fists and take pictures with PJ Masks!
- Jump around, and choose from a variety of bouncy houses that best fits your sense of adventure.
-If your feeling brave enough, touch a boa constrictor, hold a baby lizard, and feed an old grumpy turtle.
-There will be a number of exciting stage performances featured throughout the day: a magic show, clowns, dance performances and more.
-Be sure to stop by the many local vendor booths for free stuff, and play games for big prizes!

Tickets will be sold at the door. $5 Adults / $4 Children 3-12 / Free to children 2 and under.

CASH ONLY. ATM available on-site.

For more details visit www.kidsfairboise.com

Mar
1
Fri
Science with Style Annual Gala 2019 @ Chateau des Fleurs
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The gala is our largest annual fundraiser for the Discovery Center of Idaho. Individuals and companies come together to help raise funds that support our mission to inspire lifelong interest and learning in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Together, we can inspire the minds of the future. Please join us in raising funds to help...

Provide resources for creating unique, hands-on learning experiences for all ages

Increase access to quality, STEM learning opportunities for students and families across Idaho

Continue to build strong community partnerships and inspire lifelong interest and learning in STEM

CLICK HERE to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, or email giving@dcidaho.org

Mar
2
Sat
Dr. Seuss Day! Book Drive and Celebration
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The 2nd of March is Dr. Seuss Day! The Center is celebrating in a very big way. We’re having a book drive, so bring us your text, then come into the Center to find out what’s next. Gently used or even brand new, we welcome all books, one or a few. Your donation will support Book in Every Home, and soon many kids can have a book of their own. The staff will be waiting, dressed for the part, and activities all day will bring out your child at heart. Oh the places you’ll go on Dr. Seuss Day, we hope you stop by and join us for play!

WHO: You!
WHAT: A celebration and book drive to benefit Book in Every Home
WHEN: March 2 10am-5pm
WHERE: The Discovery Center

Mar
8
Fri
Blood Drive at the Center with the American Red Cross Association!
Mar 8 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, March 8th | 11am-5pm
The Discovery Center of Idaho invites you to donate blood with the American Red Cross Association! We will be hosting a blood drive in Classroom 1 and all donors will get a ticket for discounted admission into BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion before it leaves.
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Mar
15
Fri
DCI After Dark with St. Luke's | 21+
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join us for this 21+ event, 'DCI After Dark with St. Luke's' at the Discovery Center of Idaho.

This unique educational experience includes the BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion exhibition PLUS interactive demonstrations shared by St. Luke’s staff – all under one roof for a special one-night only event.

Includes exciting hands-on activities, presentations and displays, including:

  • See how “augmented reality” brain surgery is changing neurosurgery
  • Learn how an AED and CPR saves lives
  • “Touch and feel” cancerous/non-cancerous organ tissue specimens
  • Take a time out to “tackle the myths about concussions”
  • "Check your face” for sun damage in the skin analyzer and see how SPF protects the skin
  • Pump up some “lungs” & your knowledge about tobacco, e-cigs/vapes and nicotine cessation
These events do sell out! Purchase yours ahead of time to guarantee a ticket.
Tickets: $20 Pre-sale, $22 At the Door
Beer, wine and food available for purchase.
Mar
18
Mon
'HUMANS IN SPACE' Spring Break Camp!
Mar 18 – Mar 22 all-day

Do you have what it takes to make it to space? Train like an astronaut in our newest camp offering, putting the resources of NASA and the BODIES HUMAN: Anatomy in Motion exhibition to work. We’ll focus on the human aspects of space travel and how to live off of Earth, all from within the comfort and safety of the Discovery Center’s walls.

DATES: March 18th-22nd, 2019
TIMES: 9am - 4:30pm
GRADES: 1st - 5th
LOCATION: Discovery Center of Idaho
PRICE:$200 Members, $225 Non-Members

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   Thank you to the Idaho STEM Action Center for supporting our Computer Science Camps and camp scholarship program

 

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HOURS

SUNDAY
12pm - 5pm
MONDAY
10am - 5pm
TUESDAY
10am - 5pm
WEDNESDAY
10am - 5pm
THURSDAY
10am - 5pm
FRIDAY
10am - 5pm
SATURDAY
10am - 5pm
Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

ADMISSION

BODIES HUMAN not included in these prices.

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MEMBERS*
FREE
YOUTH 2-17
$10
ADULTS 18+
$12
SENIORS
$11
VETERANS & ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY
$1 OFF
INFANTS**
FREE
*Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

**Under two years of age

Unattended Child Policy: Children under the age of 12 may not enter the Discovery Center of Idaho unless accompanied by a person of the age of 16 or older.

GROUP RATES

MONDAY - SUNDAY

Group rates apply for groups of 10 or more using a single form of payment.

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  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    Main Office
    (208) 343-9895

  • EMAIL

  • General Inquiries:
    webmail@dcidaho.org

    Membership Information:
    membership@dcidaho.org

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  • Discovery Center of Idaho
    131 W. Myrtle Street
    Boise, Idaho 83702

  • HOURS

  • Sun: 12pm - 5pm
    Mon: 10am - 5pm
    Tues: 10am - 5pm
    Wed: 10am - 5pm
    Thurs: 10am - 5pm
    Fri: 10am - 5pm
    Sat: 10am - 5pm
    Closed: New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas

  • ADMISSION

  • Members & Under 2 • Free*
    Youth 2-17 • $10
    Adults 18+ • $12
    Seniors • $11
    Military Personnel • $1 Off
    * Free admission during standard exhibitions & reduced admissions during special exhibitions

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