Events

Jun
17
Wed
Ask the Pediatrician: a Discovery Baby workshop
Jun 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Ask the Pediatrician: a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Get your Qs some As with a pediatrician from Pediatric Associates of Topeka. Let the doctor field your questions about eating, weight gain, sleep concerns, development, immunizations, or whatever is on your mind that day. Weird questions you’re afraid to ask ⁠(why don’t my baby’s toenails grow as fast a her fingernails?⁠! ) are welcome! This workshop is offered on Monday, June 1 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, June 17 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Jul
6
Mon
Sweet Dreams: a Discovery Baby workshop
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sweet Dreams: a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Is your baby sleeping through the night? Is your baby sleeping too much? Will you ever get a full night of sleep again? Join Amy Hough, certified pediatric sleep consultant, to discuss how to manage nighttime. This workshop is offered on Monday, July 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, July 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Jul
22
Wed
Sweet Dreams: a Discovery Baby workshop
Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sweet Dreams: a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Is your baby sleeping through the night? Is your baby sleeping too much? Will you ever get a full night of sleep again? Join Amy Hough, certified pediatric sleep consultant, to discuss how to manage nighttime. This workshop is offered on Monday, July 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, July 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Aug
3
Mon
Baby Yoga: a Discovery Baby workshop
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Baby Yoga: a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Bond with baby and have fun with baby yoga. Wear comfortable clothes and join yoga instructors Kathy Damron from The Yoga Room and Beth Gartner of Lava Yoga to learn yoga you can do with your baby.  This workshop is offered on Monday, August 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, August 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Aug
19
Wed
Baby Yoga: a Discovery Baby workshop
Aug 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Baby Yoga: a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Bond with baby and have fun with baby yoga. Wear comfortable clothes and join yoga instructors Kathy Damron from The Yoga Room and Beth Gartner of Lava Yoga to learn yoga you can do with your baby.  This workshop is offered on Monday, August 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, August 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Aug
30
Sun
Richard Maxfield Free Family Concert
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Richard Maxfield Free Family Concert @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

*Date subject to change

Join the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in partnership with the Topeka Chapter of KSAEYC for a free outdoor community fair, concert and outdoor playtime for all ages to wrap up the Week of the Young Child.

This event honors the memory of community philanthropist and children’s advocate Richard Maxfield with live music that kids and adults will want to dance to, including the Topeka High School Drumline, Kyler Carpenter and friends! Bring a blanket and enjoy an evening of music exploration and play for the whole family.

Indoor play areas at the Discovery Center are closed for this event.

Sep
14
Mon
Hearing, Vision and Dental—Oh My!: a Discovery Baby workshop
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Hearing, Vision and Dental—Oh My!:  a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

How do I take care of my baby’s teeth when they come in? Will having a bottle or using a pacifier damage my child’s teeth? Join pediatric dentist Dr. Laura Vaughn from Vaughn Pediatric Dentistry for dental health information you can really sink your teeth into. Plus get a free vision and hearing screening from our friends at Sunflower Lion’s Club. This workshop is offered on Monday, September 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday,September 30 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Sep
30
Wed
Hearing, Vision and Dental—Oh My!: a Discovery Baby workshop
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Hearing, Vision and Dental—Oh My!:  a Discovery Baby workshop @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

How do I take care of my baby’s teeth when they come in? Will having a bottle or using a pacifier damage my child’s teeth? Join pediatric dentist Dr. Laura Vaughn from Vaughn Pediatric Dentistry for dental health information you can really sink your teeth into. Plus get a free vision and hearing screening from our friends at Sunflower Lion’s Club. This workshop is offered on Monday, September 14 from 10 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday, September 30 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. 

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program that introduces babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play. Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and talk with professionals in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center. Discovery Baby programs are open to first-time parents with a baby under 12 months old. Workshops are free and advance registration is not required. Parents who attend four or more workshops will receive a free 12 month Discovery Center membership. Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.