Aug. 27-30: Dragonfly Crafts, Learning With LittleBits, Farm Storytime and Backpack Charms
Enjoy storytime at historic Coco F.A.R.M. in Apex this week.
Photo courtesy of Coco F.A.R.M.
This week in the Triangle, make a dragonfly craft at a program at Crowder County Park in Apex, find out about sound waves at Cameron Village Regional Library in Raleigh, hear a story at historic Coco F.A.R.M. in Apex and make a cool, individualized backpack charm just in time for going back to school at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough.
Dragonflies are zooming around at Crowder County Park in Apex. Meet at the park’s Cardinal Shelter, 11 a.m.-noon, on Aug. 27 to make a neat craft inspired by colorful insects. All materials are provided and no preregistration is required. All ages are welcome.
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School-aged kids can learn about how waves create and affect sounds and music Aug. 28, 4-5:30 p.m., at Cameron Village Regional Library in Raleigh. Attendees will use littleBits and Makey Makeys, popular STEAM-oriented toys (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) for this activity. Preregistration is required.
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Hear a story from staff at Coco F.A.R.M. (Future Agricultural Resources Management) in Apex Aug. 29, 10 a.m. Meet on the lawn at the historic farmhouse and enjoy your rustic surroundings. Focusing on backyard farming and conservation and educating visitors on the history of North Carolina agriculture is the goal of Coco F.A.R.M. No preregistration is required for this free event. Bring folding chairs or a blanket.
photo courtesy of coco f.a.r.m.
Kids in grades 3-5 can make a fun backpack charm at this activity at the Orange County Public Library’s main branch in Hillsborough on Aug. 30, 4-5 p.m. Your child can show his or her creativity and individuality by sculpting a backpack accessory showing his or her unique interests. No preregistration is required for this free activity.
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