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Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 and up.

The excitement of an authentic Chinese parade marches onto the Discovery Theater stage!

Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 and up.

The excitement of an authentic Chinese parade marches onto the Discovery Theater stage!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Friday, May 13, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 5 to 10.

Last season’s all-star cast returns in this delightful Discovery Theater original hit, in which three freshly imagined folk tales reveal nuggets of traditional Asian wisdom.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 2 to 6.

Don’t miss the final Tot Rock concert of the season with the Grammy-nominated Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 10:15 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11:30 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10:15 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM

Ages 4 to 8.

A puppet show that presents contemporary adaptions of two traditional West African folktales.

Friday, June 3, 2016 at 11:30 AM

This performance has been CANCELED.  Anansi Tales is being offered in it's place.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Friday, July 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 4-12.

Discover the dynamic world of tropical rainforests while you meet beautiful jungle animals.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Friday, July 8, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This sensational ensemble of young artists performs modern dance, ballet and hip hop, and African dance. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Friday, July 15, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

Using chemistry, mathematics, optical illusions and more, Robert Pirtle will reveal the magical essence behind the science you’ve learned in the classroom. 

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Friday, July 22, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-12.

This astounding human beatbox introduces kids to the most powerful musical instrument ever: their own bodies.  

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 1:15 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 10:30 AM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!

Friday, July 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Ages 5-16.

This award-winning dance troupe will inspire you to get up on your feet!



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