Fun Things to Do in the Triangle the Week of March 26-29
Egg hunts, bees, board games and more
Find out why bees are so important to our ecosystem at a program at Duraleigh Road Community Library in Raleigh this week.
Photo courtesy of Casa Wilson
There’s a fun week ahead for us in the Triangle — go on a self-guided egg hunt at the JC Raulston Arboretum in Raleigh, find out about how important bees are to our world at the Duraleigh Road Community Library in Raleigh, play a life-sized version of the game "Guess Who?" at the Southwest Regional Library in Durham and explore the world of the Eastern red-spotted newt at Blue Jay County Park in Raleigh.
Have fun at a self-guided twist on the traditional egg hunt at the JC Raulston Arboretum this week. Explore the arboretum and find letters on hidden eggs, then unscramble the letters to form a secret word. Tell staff the word and receive a small prize. This fun activity is open all week, March 27-30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; and March 31, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. No preregistration is required for this FREE event.
photo courtesy of JC raulston arboretum
Your elementary-aged child can learn about bees by reading, creating, discovering and exploring through books, activities and more. Find out why we can’t live without these amazing creatures. This activity is set for March 26, 4:30-5:30 p.m., at the Duraleigh Road Community Library and requires no preregistration.
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Is the character human? Is the character a pig? Does the character know magic? Join staff from the Southwest Regional Library in Durham on March 27, 2-4 p.m., and play a life-size version of the "Guess Who?" book edition game. How well do you know your book characters? This activity is geared toward children ages 6-12 and registration is required.
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On March 29, 2-3 p.m., join Blue Jay County Park staff and delve into the watery world of a special kind of salamander: the Eastern red-spotted newt. Hear a story, play a game, and go dip-netting for newts in the study pond. This program is open to all ages, although information and activities are most appropriate for ages 5 and older. The fee is $1 per person and all participants attending a program must preregister.
photo courtesy of blue jay point county park