Fun Things to Do in the Triangle This Week, Nov. 6-9
The Triangle is lucky enough to have two weeks of horse shows to check out — and most are free.
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This week, explore color with your toddler at Crowder District Park, check out a FREE movie in downtown Apex, watch amazing horse shows in Raleigh, and help out a very hungry caterpillar in Durham.
Red, yellow, orange and brown — leaves come in all different sizes and colors. Practice color and shape recognition with your toddler through centers, songs and stories at Crowder District Park in Apex. This program is scheduled for Nov. 6, 10:30-11 a.m., and is intended for ages 18 months to 3 years (adult accompaniment is required). The fee is $2 per child and preregistration is required. Meet at the park's upper pavilion.
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Grab the kids, snacks and a blanket and visit the Halle Cultural Arts Center in downtown Apex to watch a free movie on the big screen. You can watch a free movie two Tuesdays a month here, and the selection for Nov. 7 is "Beauty and the Beast" (2017). The doors open at 9:30 a.m. and the show begins at 10 a.m.
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Enjoy equestrian excitement over two weeks, Nov. 8-12 and Nov. 15-19, during the Jump for the Children Horse Show at the Gov. James B. Hunt Horse Complex on the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. This is the largest hunter/jumper show in the state and is a favorite of competitors and spectators alike. View horses and ponies in events taking place in four different rings. The schedule of events is available here. All shows are FREE with the exception of the Saturday evening shows, which cost $10 per person.
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There's a VERY hungry caterpillar in the Southwest Regional Library in Durham and he needs your help. Search around the library for food for this hungry guy so he can become a beautiful butterfly. Your child can help this hungry caterpillar during normal hours from Nov. 8-26. Visit the children's section information desk to get started on your mission.
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