Edit Module

Eagle Count

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 9, 2019 @ 7:00 AM

Join park staff in collecting data for the state and national count of Bald Eagles. Participants will be allowed in the park before it opens and will be staged at various locations around Lake Crabtree. No prior birding experience required. Enjoy a light breakfast after the count. Registration required.

View event details

MLK Dreamfest: Day of Service 2019

Good Hope Farm

January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Spend the afternoon helping to maintain and beautify the area around Good Hope Farm in honor of MLK Jr. Day of Service. All ages. Volunteers age 15 and younger must be supervised by an adult. Registration required for either the 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. session. 

View event details

Squirrel Spotters

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 21, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Head out to Lake Crabtree to celebrate "Squirrel Appreciation Day" and learn all about our most commonly seen mammal. Spy on the always entertaining grey squirrels that abound in the park. Park staff will answer all your gnawing questions about squirrel habits, habitats, and the perils they face. Registration required.

View event details

Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills. Ages 9 and older. Registration required. 

View event details

Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills. Ages 9 and up. Registration required.

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: Bird Walk

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 15, 2019 - February 18, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Join park staff in collecting data for the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for birds in a variety of habitats, and keep track of how many individuals of each species we find. New and experienced birders of all ages are welcome. Learn field ID techniques for our winter residents and visitors. We will end at the park office for hot beverages and a review of our...

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: The Eagles Have Landed!

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 17, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Eagles are often seen around Lake Crabtree County Park. From 2003 to 2011, they even nested here! This year a new nest was discovered, and we are hoping to have an active nesting season this winter. Join park staff to learn more about this amazing bird, and observe the nest yourself. We will look for eagles and other birds that frequent the mudflat area of the lake. Preregistration is...

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: Homeschool/Track Out Series: Adventures in Birdwatching

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Spend the afternoon learning all about birds and why it is important that we help conserve them. We will go on a bird behavior scavenger hunt, play the migration game, and learn how to identify common species on the lake and at the feeder. Participants will make suet, and learn other ways to attract birds to their yards. These programs are open to students 6–12 years old. Each lesson...

View event details

Storytime for Tots: Wind Power!

Lake Crabtree County Park

March 6, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Each program will end with a fun activity or craft to take home. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Programs run from 1–2 p.m. at the Beech Shelter. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–5  Air is all around us, but we can't see it. Do an...

View event details

Homeschool/Track Out Series: Fish Frenzy

Lake Crabtree County Park

March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Learn about fish anatomy, adaptations for survival, aquatic food chains, and more. The first two hours of this program will focus on activities and games, and the last hour will be dedicated to actual fishing. Registration required. ​Please note: Drop-off is available for the first two hours of this program, but children wishing to participate in the fishing hour from 3-4 pm must have...

View event details

Search Carolina Calendar

Show Reader Submitted Events
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Calendar

Eagle Count

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 9, 2019 @ 7:00 AM

Join park staff in collecting data for the state and national count of Bald Eagles. Participants will be allowed in the park before it opens and will be staged at various locations around Lake Crabtree. No prior birding experience required. Enjoy a light breakfast after the count. Registration required.

View event details

MLK Dreamfest: Day of Service 2019

Good Hope Farm

January 21, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Spend the afternoon helping to maintain and beautify the area around Good Hope Farm in honor of MLK Jr. Day of Service. All ages. Volunteers age 15 and younger must be supervised by an adult. Registration required for either the 10 a.m.-noon or 2-4 p.m. session. 

View event details

Squirrel Spotters

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 21, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Head out to Lake Crabtree to celebrate "Squirrel Appreciation Day" and learn all about our most commonly seen mammal. Spy on the always entertaining grey squirrels that abound in the park. Park staff will answer all your gnawing questions about squirrel habits, habitats, and the perils they face. Registration required.

View event details

Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills. Ages 9 and older. Registration required. 

View event details

Nature Nerds

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join park staff as they "nerd out" over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else they see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory Database while increasing your own identification skills. Ages 9 and up. Registration required.

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: Bird Walk

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 15, 2019 - February 18, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Join park staff in collecting data for the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for birds in a variety of habitats, and keep track of how many individuals of each species we find. New and experienced birders of all ages are welcome. Learn field ID techniques for our winter residents and visitors. We will end at the park office for hot beverages and a review of our...

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: The Eagles Have Landed!

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 17, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Eagles are often seen around Lake Crabtree County Park. From 2003 to 2011, they even nested here! This year a new nest was discovered, and we are hoping to have an active nesting season this winter. Join park staff to learn more about this amazing bird, and observe the nest yourself. We will look for eagles and other birds that frequent the mudflat area of the lake. Preregistration is...

View event details

Great Backyard Bird Count: Homeschool/Track Out Series: Adventures in Birdwatching

Lake Crabtree County Park

February 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Spend the afternoon learning all about birds and why it is important that we help conserve them. We will go on a bird behavior scavenger hunt, play the migration game, and learn how to identify common species on the lake and at the feeder. Participants will make suet, and learn other ways to attract birds to their yards. These programs are open to students 6–12 years old. Each lesson...

View event details

Storytime for Tots: Wind Power!

Lake Crabtree County Park

March 6, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Discover nature, beginning with a story, followed by outdoor, hands-on nature exploration. Each program will end with a fun activity or craft to take home. Come prepared to actively participate with your child. First Wednesday of each month. Programs run from 1–2 p.m. at the Beech Shelter. Preregistration is required. Ages 2–5  Air is all around us, but we can't see it. Do an...

View event details

Homeschool/Track Out Series: Fish Frenzy

Lake Crabtree County Park

March 12, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Learn about fish anatomy, adaptations for survival, aquatic food chains, and more. The first two hours of this program will focus on activities and games, and the last hour will be dedicated to actual fishing. Registration required. ​Please note: Drop-off is available for the first two hours of this program, but children wishing to participate in the fishing hour from 3-4 pm must have...

View event details

Search Carolina Calendar

Show Reader Submitted Events
Sponsored by
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Triangle Newsletter Sign-Up

Stay connected to what's going on for families in the Triangle by signing up for our weekly Family Fun Planner e-newsletter and our monthly FYI e-newsletter!

Subscribe

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Directories

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags

Annual Guides

Education Guide

The 2019-20 Education Guide offers 718 education resources in the Triangle, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

The Triangle Go-To Guide

Our Triangle Go-To Guide connects you to family fun resources across the Triangle. In our 2019-20 issue, explore 1,028 resources for family fun.