Whitaker Center offers fun for all ages

By Kat Dinsmore, publisher, November 3, 2019

Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts has a TON of great news to share with you including the GRAND REOPENING of Harsco Science Center and to celebrate, we are offering some great deals.

October 28 - November 3:  Grand Reopening GIVEAWAY
In celebration of our 20th anniversary and the GRAND REOPENING of the HARSCO SCIENCE CENTER, we are giving away a 12-month Family Membership to the Whitaker Center AND a $100 Gift Card to our gift shop, Wonders!!!!  Prize Pack valued at $200!

To enter, LIKE and REPOST and COMMENT #reimagined on our promotional post located on our Facebook and Instagram accounts!

Contest runs Monday, October 28 through Sunday, November 3, 2019.  Winner will be contacted and will have 24 hours to respond.  Announcement will be Monday, November 4, 2019.  Must be 18 or older to participate.  

November 5-7:  Buy a 12-Month Membership, Get an Extra Month FREE
Buy a 12-Month Membership, Get an Extra Month FREE November 5 through November 7, 2019.  Not valid in combination with any other offer.  Learn more about memberships here!  

November 5:  Harsco Science Center Reopens!
As part of the grand reopening, guests will be able to experience new exhibits in KidsPlace for ages 0-5 including the Reading Tree, the Fishin' Hole and the Baby Garden.

For ages 6-15, the STEM Design Studios will be the hub of activity.  The reimagined space will offer educational programming including Girl Scout, Girls in STEM and Discovery Camp workshops in addition to Drop-in STEM labs focusing on circuitry, K’Nex design challenges, iPad activities, Pre-K activities, 3D printing and introductory coding and robotics.  

November 5-30:  Kids Bring A Book & Get in FREE
In celebration of the upcoming GRAND REOPENING of the HARSCO SCIENCE CENTER, we are announcing a special promotion ...  

Kids, who bring a new or lightly used children's book for our Reading Tree, GET IN FREE to the newly-renovated Harsco Science Center!  Sorry adults, you still need to pay the full price of admission. (Valid November 5 through November 30, 2019. Deal does not apply to membership holders.)

November 8:  National STEM Day Promotion
On National STEM Day (November 8) ONLY, receive 20% OFF a 12-month membership in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Whitaker Center!

To purchase tickets, stop by or call our Box Office at 717.214.2787 or visit

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