Fun Things to Do in the Triangle this Weekend, March 16-18
Enjoy a live performance, learn about local plants and animals, and check out a Pokémon carnival
"Nerd out" over nature this weekend at Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville.
Photo courtesy of the Scott Family
This weekend, your family can enjoy a live performance of an African folk tale musical at North Carolina Central University in Durham, learn about local plants and animals at Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville, discover special habitats at Crowder County Park in Apex and have a blast at a Pokémon Spring Carnival in Raleigh.
Enjoy a performance of an African "fish" tale musical that teaches lessons of hope, honesty and forgiveness this March 16-17 at North Carolina Central University Theater in Durham. Tickets are $5-$10 and are available here. Tickets will not be sold at the door, so make sure to purchase them in advance.
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Nature Nerds FREE
On March 16, noon-1 p.m., adults and children ages 12 and older can expand their knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring Lake Crabtree County Park in Morrisville. Join park staff to “nerd out” over amphibians, birds, insects, spiders and anything else you see or hear along the way. Help collect data for the Natural Resource Inventory database while increasing your own identification skills. Preregistration is required.
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Nature is full of magic. On March 18, 10-11 a.m., learn what a habitat is and discover some of the animals that call Crowder County Park in Apex home. Explore the enchanted side of the woods, build a fairy home and taste a magical snack. This activity is suitable for all ages and the fee is $1 per person. Registration is required for all family members, and children must have adult accompaniment. Meet at the Upper Pavilion.
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On March 18, 2:30-3:30 p.m., at the Northeast Regional Library in Raleigh, children in grades K-5 can meet to catch a Pokémon, defeat Team Rocket and make their very own Pokéball. Earn a library Pokémon gym badge by completing some training exercises at the carnival. Preregistration is required and space is limited.
photo courtesy of the stygles family