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Upcoming Events at the Discovery Center

Post Date:01/11/2018 1:58 PM

OCALA, Fla. (Jan. 11, 2018) – Saturday, Jan. 20, Latin GRAMMY-award winning duo Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band will perform at Tuscawilla Park, 223 NE Fifth St., at 3 p.m. This special concert caps off the closing activities of the Discovery Center’s current exhibit, Super Kids Save the World. Below is a list of additional events and activities happening at the Discovery Center, 701 NE Sanchez Ave., Saturday, Jan. 20 in collaboration with this event. 

Additional Star Lab Planetarium Shows:

  • 11 a.m. – Tour of the Solar System
  • Noon – Constellation Mythology
  • 1 p.m. – Tour of the Solar System
  • 2 p.m. – Constellation Mythology

Critter Meet & Greets:

  • 11:30 a.m. – Eragon the Tegu
  • 12:30 p.m. – Hextor the Blue-Tongued Skink
  • 1:30 p.m. – Mr. Daisy the Bearded Dragon
  • 2:30 p.m. – Rosie the Chilean Rose-Haired Tarantula 

Van de Graffe Static Lightning:

  • 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Recycle Roundup:

  • 1 to 3 p.m.

Science Exploration Room:

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Exploration Stations
    • Kinetic sand, miniature dinosaur dig pit, optical illusions, sound science and CSI fingerprinting
  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Table with DIY science instruction takeaways 

Tickets to the Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band concert are included with admission to the Discovery Center now through Saturday, Jan. 20 – $6 per person or $20 for a family of four. Concert-only tickets are available for $2 per person. To purchase tickets, please visit

For more information, please contact the Discovery Center at 352-401-3900 or visit

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