Noon-5 p.m. Discovery Place, 301 N. Tryon St. $12; $10 for kids and seniors. www.discoveryplace.org.
The temporary exhibition “takes visitors of all ages on an expedition to investigate the often-bizarre world of modern materials, from natural to man-made.” More than a dozen hands-on experiences offer unique peeks at how scientific innovation – aka “stuff” – works.
5 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $20-$115. www.gocheckers.com.
The minor-league hockey team takes on the Oklahoma City Barons. Families can purchase a package that includes four tickets, four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $65. Team mascot Chubby will be celebrating a birthday during the game.
‘Songs for a Sunday Night’
5 p.m. McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. Free. www.juliedeanvoicestudio.com.
Soprano Julie Martin Dean sings classical, jazz, pop and old country numbers, with Josh Barbour as pianist.