Spring & St. Patrick's Day Craft Programs for Children
Take your children to these seasonal craft programs that are free or inexpensive in Raleigh, Durham and Apex.
March 7 – Enjoy face painting, storytime, spring crafts and more. Ages 3-5. Registration required. Free. Noon-2 p.m. Little Destiny Literacy Center, 3329 Forestville Rd., Raleigh. 919-749-4016. litteldestiny.com.
Kids Get Crafty: Trash to Treasure
March 14 – Turn recyclable materials into crafts. Make paper, grow a garden of egg carton flowers and build a bug. Registration required. $4/child. 11 a.m.-noon. Crowder District Park, 4709 Ten-Ten Rd., Apex. 919-662-2850. wakegovcom/parks/crowder.
St. Patty’s Day Activity
March 14 – Kids ages 4 and older create St. Patty’s Day art and enjoy twisted balloons. Free. 4-6 p.m. Southern Home Crafts, 111 N. Salem St., Apex. 919-233-1598.
St. Patrick’s Day Event at Artopia
March 14 – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and create holiday-inspired art. Free. 11 a.m-5 p.m. Artopia, 6109 Maddry Oaks Ct., Raleigh. 919-307-8144. artopia-raleigh.com.
Family Feature: March Winds
March 15 – Discover what makes March the windiest month. Learn what wind is and how wildlife and plants use the wind to survive. Make a kite and fly it high in the sky. All ages. Registration required. $5/family. 2-3 p.m. Crowder District Park, 4709 Ten-Ten Rd., Apex. 919-662-2850. wakegov.com/parks/crowder.
March 27 – Paint and decorate papier-maché, wooden Easter eggs and spring baskets. Reservations suggested. $6/person. 4-6 p.m. Bull City Craft, 2501 University Dr., Durham. 919-419-0800. bullcitycraft.com.