Fun Things to Do in the Triangle April 16-19
Join a gardening club, learn how to fish and participate in an art program
Explore the link between art and nature at a fun program taking place this week at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
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This week in the Triangle, you and your child can learn about seeds at a program at Harris Lake County Park in New Hill, join a gardening club for kids at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library in Durham, get the basics of fishing at Lake Crabtree County Park in Raleigh and participate in a fun program that links art and nature at the North Carolina Museum of Art.
Seeds keep plants surviving, are food for many animals including people, provide shelter and are used in crafts. Learn more about seeds and all their uses at the Cypress Shelter at Harris Lake County Park in New Hill on April 16, 11 a.m.-noon. This program is most appropriate for ages 1-7 (ages 1-3 may only attend the first half of the program for the story and hands-on activities, if desired). The fee is $4 per child and advance registration is required.
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Garden Club for Kids FREE
Kids in kindergarten through middle school can learn more about gardening, how plants grow, how to be more environmentally friendly and more at this popular program April 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library in Durham. No preregistration is necessary.
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Crabtree Casters FREE
Join park staff at Lake Crabtree County Park in Raleigh for a FREE informal catch and release fishing experience for the whole family. On April 18 from 6:30-8 p.m., bring your own poles or borrow one through the park’s Tackle Loaner Program. Bait and basic instruction are provided. All participants ages 16 and older must have a valid North Carolina fishing license to participate. All children must be accompanied by an adult. If the accompanying adult does not have a license, minors will be covered by the licensed instructor. No advance registration is required.
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Have fun while exploring art with your preschooler at this North Carolina Museum of Art interactive workshop. Museum staff will introduce attendees to a work of art from the museum and lead activities that will stretch the imagination. This session will focus on spring flora and fauna. The fee for this activity is $8 for family-level members and $10 for nonmembers. Preregister for your choice of three sessions on April 19 at 10:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m. or 1:15 p.m. Caregivers do not need a ticket.
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