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November

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Discovery Table: Plenty of Buffalo

In 1709, English naturalist and explorer John Lawson described North Carolina as having “Plenty of Buffalos,” which are also called ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Participating Michael's Stores - check website for availability!
  • Cost: cost varies according to project
  • Website: www.michaelskids.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Exploration: Raptors

Do you have cherished memories of exploring the woods near your childhood home? Give your child the same opportunity in ...

Family Fit: Stage Door Dance

Be inspired by kids from the Stage Door Dance Center presenting a brief showcase of their work. After their performance, ...

Girl Scout Cadettes: Tree-iffic Trees at the JCRA

Spend the afternoon with activities all about trees! Learn about the parts of a tree and their functions, how trees ...

  • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh NC 27606
  • Cost: $15 per girl scout
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

History Corner: American Indians, Past and Present

Explore American Indian tribal communities, their histories and cultures, from centuries ago to present-day. Ages 6–9 (may be accompanied by an ...

History Hunters: First Peoples

Separate fact from fiction as you learn about North Carolina’s eight state-recognized American Indian tribes. Ages 10–13 $5 per child, free for ...

Storytime for Tots: Going Batty!

Learn all about the bats of NC and find out what they eat, how they hunt, and why they only ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Boisterous Bugs

Explore the sounds that insects make! We?ll read Eric Carle?s The Very Quiet Cricket, go on a bug hunt and ...

OMAi Mapping Stories: Dorothea Dix Park Session

Raleigh Arts is pleased to welcome Austrian artist collective OMAi for a series interactive animation projections on notable buildings throughout ...

Night Out in Nature

Kids are dropped off to spend a night out in nature making memories and new friends. Our adventures will encourage ...

Tinkering Series - Museum of Life & Science

Once a month, join our team of expert educators as you develop skills that create real-world connections to science, technology, ...

Super Scientist Saturday - Museum of Life & Science

Grab a pair of safety goggles and dive into a hands-on experiment! Engage with our team of volunteers as you ...

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Participating Michael's Stores - check website for availability!
  • Cost: cost varies according to project
  • Website: www.michaelskids.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Fall Nature Stroll

Outdoor explorations strengthen family bonds while building awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Spend some quality time experiencing the ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Resident Fee $12.00 - NR Fee $16.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Backyard Birds

Children will embrace science and nature at the Stevens Nature Center while developing skills and knowledge to satisfy their curiosity ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Res $8.00 - Non-Res $10.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Tiny Tots: Leaves in Nature

Red, yellow, orange and brown – leaves come in all different sizes and colors. Practice your color and shape recognition ...

Nature Peekers: 10 Fat Turkeys

Gooble Gooble Wibble Wobble! Join us for 10 Fat Turkeys by Tony Johnston, a silly story about turkeys and numbers—we’ll ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $2
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Nature Stories: Gobble Gobble!

Join us as we strut down a woodland trail learning about that fantastic feathered fowl — the turkey! Theme related ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $4
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Fall Fun at the Bluffs

Join us on the trail for a relaxing morning stroll to enjoy and experience nature. Little ones will delight in ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Res $8.00 - Non-Res $10.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Outdoor Discovery Series: Busy Bug Hunt

The Outdoor Discovery Series takes the Discovery Day themes out into the park. Whereas Discovery Day is self-guided, our Outdoor ...

Explore Dorothea Dix Park - Web and their Weavers

Preschoolers will love this program all about those eight-legged master architects: SPIDERS! Stories, songs and live animals are sure to ...

Backyard Explorers: Mix & Measure

Take the fun outside and explore what's growing in the garden as the seasons change. Then prepare a fall apple ...

Where Does the Water Go? - JC Raulston Arboretum

Get your fill of the science craze! Explore agriculture and horticultural sciences all year round with Science Saturdays, a Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University | 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Cost: $10-$15
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Participating Michael's Stores - check website for availability!
  • Cost: cost varies according to project
  • Website: www.michaelskids.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods

Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call our park home. Help collect data ...

Fall Fun at Bond Park

Join us on the trail for a relaxing morning stroll to enjoy and experience nature. Little ones will delight in ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Res $8.00 - Non-Res $10.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Discovery Table: Recycling

Stop by our FREE discovery table to learn about recycling! Registration is not required. The display table is located at ...

Seasons on a Farm: Corn Shucking

During harvest time, farmers often helped their neighbors during communal gatherings such as corn shucking. Learn about this fall tradition ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Fall Color Fun

Spend quality time with your child in programs that encourage participants, young and old, to develop their naturalist skills and ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - Res $8.00 - Non-Res $10.00
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Artifact Discovery at Oak View County Park

Join us Saturday, November 17 and Sunday, November 18 from 2-4 p.m. each day for a special wayside program, "Artifact ...

Kids Discover Nature: The Fallen Log

Logs provide great habitat for many animals. Join us as we read Wendy Pfeffer's A Log's Life, explore a real ...

Story Explorers: All About Fall at Marbles Museum

Sing a song, read a story and get a little silly – pumpkins, apples and leaves…Oh my! Read books about ...

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Science Solvers: The Science of You

How does your body work? Get hands-on to find out!

Deer

Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! Children will have so much fun ...

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Raccoons

Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! Children will have so much fun ...

Art in the Park: Thankfulness Project

Come by the Finley Center any time during the day to participate in a collaborative community art project celebrating what ...

  • 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Pop-Up Art: Black Friday

All black everything! Create a monochromatic work of art to take home. Free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations ...

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Participating Michael's Stores - check website for availability!
  • Cost: cost varies according to project
  • Website: www.michaelskids.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

HS/TO Series: Adventures in Orienteering - Lake Crabtree County Park

Leave your GPS at home and learn how to find your way using only a compass and a map. We'll ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville NC 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Deer

Join us on the trail for a relaxing morning stroll to enjoy and experience nature. Little ones will delight in ...

Citizen Science Thursday - Harris Lake County Park

Volunteer your time with our monitoring and citizen science projects. Tasks this month will be cleaning our boxes to prepare ...

Citizen Science Thursday - Harris Lake County Park

Volunteer your time with our monitoring and citizen science projects. Tasks this month will be cleaning our boxes to prepare ...

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