Fun Things to Do in the Triangle this Week, Nov. 27-30
Kids can explore their interests and creativity at Duke Gardens Tuesday Nov. 27.
Photo courtesy of Kati Henderson and Duke Gardens
There are lots of fun things to try this week. Learn about Vikings at the Cameron Park Regional Library in Raleigh, enjoy self-guided exploration at Duke Gardens in Durham, view exciting visual perspectives of flight at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh and explore trees and the creatures and organisms around them at a program at White Deer Park Nature Center in Garner.
On Nov. 27, your third- through fifth-grader can explore the history and culture of Vikings. Cameron Village Regional Library staff will guide attendees in learning to write their names in runes and making a Viking ship. This program takes place 4:30-5:30 p.m. and preregistration is required.
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Your child can tinker to his heart’s content, rearrange moving parts and explore the nature museum and teaching library at Sara P. Duke Gardens Nov. 28, 1-3 p.m. Staff from Duke Gardens will provide materials and serve as a resource for learning. This program is intended for kids ages 3 and older, and for parents and children to enjoy together. Meet in the Doris Duke Center. The fee is $3 per child, and a parking pass is included with advance registration.
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Enjoy a 3D exploration of flight at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Spanning from 300 million years ago to today, you’ll get a falcon’s eye view, see stunning slow motion footage of hummingbirds, hunt with bats and meet lizards that fly in their own special way. This 40-minute long program takes place Nov. 29 at 11 a.m. Tickets range from $2 for members to $5 for nonmember adults and are recommended for advance purchase here.
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Explore trees’ relationships with their ecosystem, including the fungi, birds, animals and humans all around them. This program takes place at White Deer Park Nature Center Nov. 30, 6-7 p.m. It’s intended for children between the ages of 9 and 14 and the fee is $5 for Garner residents and $7 for nonresidents. Preregistration is required.
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