Jan. 7-10: Confetti Bowls, Nature Exploration, Duck Tales and What’s in the Box?

Fun weekday events in the Triangle
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Enjoy a self-guided exploration of West Point on the Eno this week.

This week in the Triangle, make confetti bowls at either the Cameron Village Regional Library or the North Regional Library in Raleigh, go on a self-paced exploration of West Point on the Eno in Durham, learn all about ducks at a Crowder County Park program in Apex, and investigate seasons and nature in art at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

3rd-5th Adventures – Create Outside the Lines: Confetti Bowls FREE

On Jan. 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m., kids in grades 3-5 can create a shimmering bowl using colorful paper, snowflakes, glitter and gloss. Choose between the same program at Cameron Village Regional Library or the North Regional Library, both in Raleigh. Preregister for either location at the links listed.

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Explore Nature FREE

On Jan. 8, explore West Point on the Eno in Durham at your own pace. Anytime from 1-5 p.m., stop by the Environmental Education Pavilion at the north end of the park. Check out a nature backpack, ask questions and look around the park to learn about native plants and animals. This activity requires no preregistration and is appropriate for all ages.

photo courtesy of daisy adkins

Nature Watchers: Duck Tales FREE

For ducks, the colder, the wetter, the better. Join staff at Apex’s Crowder County Park Jan. 9, 11 a.m.-noon, to learn all about ducks and the places they call home. Meet at the Upper Pavilion to practice duck calls, make a fun craft and go on a nature hike. This activity is geared toward kids ages 3-5 and their adult caregivers. Preregistration is required.

photo courtesy of crowder county park 

What’s in the Box? 

Kids ages 2-5 and their caregivers can explore art together at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. The museum staff will introduce you to a work of art from the museum and lead you in activities that stretch your imagination. This session’s theme is seasons and nature. Choose from sessions at 9:15, 10:15 or 11:15 a.m., all on Jan. 10. Preregistration is required and the cost is $8 per child ($6 for members). Caregivers are free. The activity takes place in the museum’s East Building on Level A.

photo courtesy of the north carolina museum of art


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