Fun Things to Do in the Triangle May 7-10
Search for wildflowers and learn about pollinators at Historic Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh.
Photo courtesy of Baxter Walker
You and your child are in for a world of fun this week in the Triangle. Stroll around Historic Yates Mill County Park’s pond in Raleigh to find wildflowers, make African art at the North Regional Library in Raleigh, hear a story and make a colorful craft at Crowder County Park in Apex, and hear a story in English and Spanish during a bilingual storytime at the Nasher Museum of Art in Durham.
Celebrate the beginning of May in nature as you stroll along the trails around Historic Yates Mill County Park’s pond May 7, 11 a.m.-noon, when you can search for wildflowers in bloom, explore how flowers function, find out what types of flowering plants grow nearby and hear about local pollinators. Preregister for this free activity here.
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This program at North Regional Library in Raleigh on May 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m., gives your child in grades K-2 an opportunity to read, create, explore and discover using books, crafts games and activities. Participants will learn about and create several different types of African art using bold colors, varying textures and several types of media. Preregister here.
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Flowers are in full bloom at Crowder County Park in Apex. During this activity for children ages 3-5 on May 9, 11 a.m.-noon, listen to a reading of the book “Planting a Rainbow" by Lois Ehlert and learn what flowers need to grow. Then search for colorful flowers in the park and make a fun craft to take home. This activity has a fee of $4 per child. Participants should preregister here. Meet at the park’s Upper Pavilion.
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Bilingual Storytime FREE
Join staff at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University May 10, 11 a.m.-noon, for an English and Spanish storytime. Afterward, your child can participate in a short discussion about art and make some hands-on artistry of their own. This free program is geared toward children ages 1-5 and their adult caregivers. No preregistration is necessary.
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