Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center May 2022 Happenings

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center May 2022 HappeningsOur Voice WonderWeek • May 3 to 7

For over 50 years, the Coretta Scott King Book Awards have recognized the outstanding works of African American authors and illustrators who celebrate African American life and culture. The award is named for Coretta Scott King, wife and partner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Her focus on peace, love and social change made her one of the most prominent African American and women leaders of our time. Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center celebrates this prestigious award with a week-long event filled with creative activities, including community action posters and mixed media collages about life’s important moments.

17th Annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnières – Fort Bend Brunch • May 6

Get ready to don your stylish hats and gloves again! Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Council is hosting the 17th annual Hats, Gloves and Boutonnières Fort Bend Brunch! This event benefits Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center and will be held from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, Friday, May 6th at the palatial Sweetwater home of Manmeet and Paul Likhari. Stylish hats encouraged. Register here:,-gloves-and-boutonnieres-fort-bend-brunch.

Oh, Bluey! • May 7

Meet everyone’s favorite blue heeler pup, Bluey! This adventurous canine from the Land Down Under will be at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center for one day only, so don’t miss your chance to snap a photo with her and have some tail waggin’ fun!

Spring Things WonderWeek • May 10 to 14

Spring is in full swing! It’s time to celebrate green grass, blooming flowers and light rain! Make water cycle bracelets, learn about electrifying science, and celebrate spring by designing 3-D butterflies.

Story Time with Peter Pan • May 14

Sponsored by Caldwell & Steinbring Dentistry for Children

Peter Pan is flying to Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center for a one-of-a-kind story time experience. Let your creativity take you on an imaginative journey to Neverland.  Peter will be meeting and greeting, so don’t miss this fun event!

Plastic Power WonderWeek • May 17 to 21

Plastic – it’s all around us! But did you know it’s recyclable?  That means it can be repurposed into different objects, including creative works of art!  Join us for an environmentally friendly week and find out how much fun upcycling can be.

Mr. Leo Puppet Show • May 21

Sponsored by Phillips 66

Here comes the fun!  Watch seasoned puppeteer Mr. Leo put on a crowd-pleasing performance created for toddlers. Children are sure to be delighted as they dance and laugh to this interactive show.

Get Ready, Get Set! WonderWeek • May 24 to 28

The race to summer is on!  Countdown to summer with new, colorful activities to celebrate the sunniest season of all including designing a fun summer vibes outfit, making wind fans designed to look like fruits and more!

Fun Vibes Only WonderWeek • May 31 to June 4

The sun is out, and summer is here! Bask in our fun vibes with a cheery week which celebrates summer fun, including making scenic postcards, designing flower leis and crowns and more!

About Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

Ranked as one of the “Top 10 Things to Do in Sugar Land” on TripAdvisor, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center is a Playground for Your Mind™. It is dedicated to transforming communities through innovative, child-centered learning with a vision to spark a passion for lifelong learning in all children.  Located at 198 Kempner St., Sugar Land, TX 77498 in the Historic Imperial Market, the Discovery Center offers a multitude of innovative exhibits and bilingual learning programs for kids ages birth to 12 years. The Discovery Center operates as a 501(c)(3) under the direction of a Board of Directors. For more information, please visit or call (832) 742-2800.  Can your mind come out to play?™

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