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Parks & Recreation

  1. Time Travelers Trunk

    August 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point On the Eno

    Pack your traveling trunk. We are going back in time to explore the history that surrounds us. Each Third Thursday, bring your preschooler for an hour of history themed reading and activities. Come along and see what pops out of our Time Travelers Trunk. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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  2. Mature Adults: What's That and Why Should I Eat It?

    August 16, 2018, 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM @ Holton Career & Resource Center

    Come join us to learn about the health benefits of various fruits and vegetables. Cooking tips, recipes and other educational materials will be provided. Takes place on 3rd Thursday of the month.

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  3. Teen Lock In

    August 17, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 18, 2018, 7:00 AM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Join us for our Out of the Pool Back to School Lock In and celebrate summer one more time before school starts! Our night will involve swimming, pizza, snacks, music, games, unlimited open gym time, and a movie on our giant screen! Bring a sleeping bag and pillow or stay up all night! Participants 18 years old will be asked to present a valid high school ID in order to participate.

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  4. A Kids Life: The Daily Grind and Flour Power

    August 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point On the Eno

    We have used mills to grind grain into flour since Biblical times. Come learn the ins and outs of milling and sample bread baked with West Point?s flour. This program is free, but a small donation is suggested. Adults must stay with their children, and are encouraged to participate.

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  5. Summer Jam

    August 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Join Urban Hope and Walltown Park Recreation Center as they send out Summer with a bang! This event will include live entertainment, games, food, school supply giveaways, and more!

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  6. Rock the Park - Movie

    August 18, 2018, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Durham Central Park

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  7. DPR Closed at Holton August 19-26

    August 19, 2018, 12:01 AM - August 26, 2018 @ Holton Career & Resource Center

    Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) will be closed at the Holton Career & Resource Center Sunday, August 19 - Sunday, August 26 for maintenance.

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  8. Family Recipes with the Leighs

    August 19, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Leigh Farm Park

    Like many families, the Leighs passed countless recipes down through the generations. Come taste test over 165 years of family history on a Sunday afternoon. You are encouraged, but not required, to bring your own family recipes to exchange with the community, or even samples to share. This program is free, but registration is required.

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  9. Walltown Park Recreation Center Closed August 20-22

    August 20, 2018, 12:01 AM - August 22, 2018 @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Walltown Park Recreation Center will be closed Monday, August 20 - Wednesday, August 22 for maintenance and cleaning.

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  10. NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher

    August 23, 2018, 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ NC Aquarium

    Aquariums are for everyone! Meet a rare albino alligator named Luna. Get eye-to-eye with a loggerhead sea turtle. See a rescued bald eagle. Talk to a SCUBA diver swimming with rays and eels. Touch sea stars and horseshoe crabs. We'll stop for breakfast (Bojangle's) and dinner (Golden Corral). Cost of food not included in the price.

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  11. PetSafe® Dog Park (located at Duke Park) Leash Cutting Ceremony

    August 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ PetSafe® Dog Park located at Duke Park

    Join us for the Leash Cutting Ceremony!

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  12. Tennis Carnival

    August 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Whippoorwill Park

    This event is designed to introduce people of all ages to the tennis programs offered by Durham Parks and Recreation. Participants will be able to take part in a variety of tennis drills from hitting and serving stations to winning a prize on our prize court while showcasing your hitting accuracy.

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  13. Milling Around at West Point

    August 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point On the Eno

    How do our millers keep the West Point Mill running. Go behind the scenes with our Head Miller and help us run the mill for a day. You will open the sluicebox gates, fill the hopper, and engage the runner stone. While you are at it, you will also learn about North Carolinas mill history and use the millers knot to tie a bag of cornmeal for the road. Due to safety, you must be 18 years or older to attend this workshop.

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  14. Chess Tournament

    August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ W.D. Hill Recreation Center

    Think you got game? Bring your best strategy to WD Hill to see if you can outlast the competition. Join us for this friendly tournament to meet other chess players in the community. All skill levels are welcome.

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  15. High Ropes Discovery Day

    August 25, 2018, 3:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bethesda Park

    Come explore Durham Parks and Recreation's high ropes course and navigate a variety of obstacles, some reaching 55 feet in the air! Ages 7 and up (children ages 10 under must be accompanied by a participating adult).

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  16. Mature Adults: What's That and Why Should I Eat It?

    August 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ CFLRC at Lyon Park

    Come join us to learn about the health benefits of various fruits and vegetables. Cooking tips, recipes and other educational materials will be provided. Takes place on 3rd Thursday of the month.

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