AMARILLO -- The Don Harrington Discovery Center is hosting Explode! Tonight from 6 to 10 p.m.
Get ready for amazing combustions and explosions every half-hour, and patriotic crafts and activities for all ages.
Admission is free for veterans and active military members.
$5 tickets will be on sale at the door the evening of July 3rd, and purchasers will receive a wristband to enjoy all of the activities inside and outside the Discovery Center.
Here’s an overview of all the great things attendees will enjoy at Explode!:
Patriotic Crafts and Activities (Inside and outside the Discovery Center)
Dunk Donnie - Take a turn dunking the Discovery Centers new mascot in the dunk tank.
Color Explosions - Vinegar and tempera paint in a paper bag make for a colorful burst of fun.
Water Rockets - Guests will launch mega squirt guns made with water bottles.
Pop Rock Balloons - Blow up a balloon using Pop Rocks.
Miss American Pie - Make a festive fizz in a pie plate with oil and colored vinegar.
Water Gun Challenge - Race your friends using wet ammo compliments of Watermill Express.
Patriotic Art - Presented by Dandelion Studio of Art and Music
Combustion, Launches and Explosions Every Half Hour (Outside the Discovery Center)
Mentos and Soda Geyers - A fountain of red, white and blue fun is a feast for the eyes!
Nitrogen Canon - Who knows what this crazy canons will launch?
Trashcan Chaos - Balls, Balls, and more balls flying into the air via a chemical reaction.
Baby Elephant Toothpaste - A kid-friendly foamy good time using yeast to fuel the foam.
Extreme Elephant Toothpaste - Enormous foam geyser shooting in the air by the DHDC staff.
Catapult Paint Mural - Take a shot at a canvas sheet by launching paint-filled balloons via catapult!
In case of bad weather, all activities will move inside the Discovery Center except Color Explosions, Water Gun Challenge, and Catapult Paint Mural.