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Durham Parks & Recreation

  1. Virtual Holiday Card Creations

    December 3, 2020, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Zoom

    Cards are a traditional way to spread joy during the holidays. We will provide the materials for you to make holiday cards for your friends and family. Follow one of the various holiday templates, or create a design of your own! Get ready to be in the holiday spirit! Supplies will be provided by contactless pick-up at Edison Johnson Recreation Center on 11/30/20.

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  2. West Point History Tour

    December 4, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    Take a guided tour of West Point on the Eno's historic buildings and grounds. While visiting the West Point Mill, McCown-Mangum House, and Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, you will hear stories about the people who lived, worked, and played here.

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  3. Zumba Toning

    December 4, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Holton Career & Resource Center

    This Zumba inspired class uses special Zumba Toning Sticks to provide a great body sculpting workout with the same Zumba moves and music you already enjoy at a slightly slower pace.

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  4. Explore Nature Drop-In Hours

    December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ West Point on the Eno - Environmental Education Pavilion

    Explore West Point on the Eno as you may have never before! Enjoy hands-on nature and science activities and take a hike along the nearby trails! No cost, but preregistration is required for this program. Youth participants must be accompanied by a registered adult. All participants regardless of age must be registered.

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  5. History Hike: Hidden West Point

    December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    West Point on the Eno was home to many folks, many of whom left indelible marks on the landscape. Join us for an on- and off-trail hike that will explore abandoned home sites, old roadbeds, former irrigation systems, and so much more. This hike is presented in partnership with the Eno River Association. Together we will show you parts of West Point you have never seen before! This hike will be about five-miles long. Please, no dogs on this hike since we are going off-trail. We will meet at the West Point Mill.

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  6. Leigh Farm History Tour

    December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Leigh Farm Park

    Take a guided-tour of Leigh Farm Park. You'll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle-class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also visiting the enslaved people's cabin, speakeasy, and the Leigh Family Cemetery.

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  7. Pictures with Santa Squirrel - Canine

    December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Piney Wood Park

    Join us to have your canine's pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Statues of Earl and Pearl Squirrel have been dressed up as Santa and Mrs. Claus to have their pictures taken with your family including your canine family members in a safe socially distanced way. Staff will be on hand to take pictures of your family with Santa. Pictures will be posted on Facebook for you to download.

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  8. West Point History Tour

    December 5, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    Take a guided tour of West Point on the Eno's historic buildings and grounds. While visiting the West Point Mill, McCown-Mangum House, and Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, you will hear stories about the people who lived, worked, and played here.

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  9. Bull City Reels on Wheels

    December 5, 2020, 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Durham County Memorial Stadium

    Come on out for a movie on the big screen and enjoy it from the comfort of your vehicle.

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  10. Flashlight Scavenger Hunt

    December 5, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Forest Hills Park

    Grab your flashlight, we're going on a scavenger hunt! Bring your family and come explore the park after dark on a flashlight scavenger hunt!

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  11. West Point History Tour

    December 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    Take a guided tour of West Point on the Eno's historic buildings and grounds. While visiting the West Point Mill, McCown-Mangum House, and Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, you will hear stories about the people who lived, worked, and played here.

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  12. Zumba

    December 8, 2020, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Holton Career & Resource Center - Gymnasium

    Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music dance themes, which creates a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba combines high-energy and motivating music with unique moves and combinations that allow the Zumba participants to dance away their worries.

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  13. Virtual Cookies with Santa

    December 10, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Zoom

    Santa is coming for a virtual visit this year! Participants will enjoy decorating and snacking on cookies while waiting for Santa’s arrival. Santa will read a story, and then spend a few minutes visiting with each child one-on-one. Supplies will need to be picked up from Campus Hills on Wednesday, December 9. Participants will receive an email with instructions by December 7.

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  14. Holiday Flashlight Scavenger Hunt

    December 11, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno - Environmental Education Pavilion

    Grab your flashlight, we're going on a scavenger hunt! Bring your family and come explore the park after dark on a flashlight scavenger hunt!

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  15. Virtual Canvas Creations

    December 11, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Zoom

    Join us as we channel our inner Bob Ross and create our very own masterpieces. No painting experience is necessary. All supplies for this program will be provided.

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  16. NTRP Level Tournament 3.0

    December 12, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Southern Boundaries Park

    DPR's NTRP level-based tournaments are designed to provide level-based play in a fun atmosphere.

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  17. Nutcracker Smash Pickleball Tournament

    December 12, 2020, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Bethesda Park

    The 1st Annual Nutcracker Smash Pickleball Tournament is a dedicated doubles, gender-inclusive (male/male, female/female, male/female, or gender fluid) event open to all adults (18 & over). All skill levels are invited to play.

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  18. Frosty Family Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway - Health Dept.

    December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Durham County Health Department Parking Lot

    Come see Santa and get a toy at our Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway! Please register each child in your car and arrive at the beginning of your time slot. Please be sure to arrive on time so we can get all guests checked in and have plenty of time for Santa to greet your car. Be sure your account is correct with children's ages. We will do our best to give gifts based on age while supplies last.

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  19. Leigh Farm History Tour

    December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Leigh Farm Park

    Take a guided-tour of Leigh Farm Park. You'll learn about the families who lived here, their work, and life on a middle-class plantation. Venture inside the historic farmhouse while also visiting the enslaved people's cabin, speakeasy, and the Leigh Family Cemetery.

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  20. Pictures with Santa Squirrel - Family

    December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Forest Hills Park

    Join us to have your kid's pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Statues of Earl and Pearl Squirrel have been dressed up as Santa and Mrs. Claus to have their pictures taken with your family members in a safe socially distanced way. Staff will be on hand to take pictures of your family with Santa. Pictures will be posted on Facebook for you to download.

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  21. West Point History Tour

    December 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    Take a guided tour of West Point on the Eno's historic buildings and grounds. While visiting the West Point Mill, McCown-Mangum House, and Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, you will hear stories about the people who lived, worked, and played here.

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  22. Frosty Family Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway - Holton

    December 12, 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Holton Career & Resource Center

    Come see Santa and get a toy at our Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway! Please register each child in your car and arrive at the beginning of your time slot. Please be sure to arrive on time so we can get all guests checked in and have plenty of time for Santa to greet your car. Be sure your account is correct with children's ages. We will do our best to give gifts based on age while supplies last.

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  23. Bull City Reels on Wheels

    December 12, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Durham County Memorial Stadium

    Come on out for a movie on the big screen and enjoy it from the comfort of your vehicle. Food trucks will be available so be sure to bring your appetite. Gates open one hour before showtime. This is a free event but preregistration is required.

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  24. Bull City Reels on Wheels

    December 12, 2020, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Durham County Memorial Stadium

    Come on out for a movie on the big screen and enjoy it from the comfort of your vehicle. Food trucks will be available so be sure to bring your appetite. Gates open one hour before showtime. This is a free event but preregistration is required.

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  25. West Point History Tour

    December 13, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Mill

    Take a guided tour of West Point on the Eno's historic buildings and grounds. While visiting the West Point Mill, McCown-Mangum House, and Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography, you will hear stories about the people who lived, worked, and played here.

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  26. Geminids Meteor Shower Viewing

    December 13, 2020, 7:00 PM - December 14, 2020, 1:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno - Environmental Education Pavilion

    The Geminids Meteor Shower is the most prolific meteor shower of the year with up to 120 meteors per hour. Join us in the meadow at the West Point on the Eno Environmental Education Pavilion as we watch the spectacle. Bring your own blankets or chairs and dress for the weather. Each viewing session is 2 hours long and every person attending must be registered regardless of age. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

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  27. Virtual Trivia - Holidays

    December 16, 2020, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Zoom

    Join us for competitive trivia online using Zoom. This month's theme is about the holidays. There will be 4 rounds and the winner receives a prize.

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  28. Virtual Hot Cocoa with Santa

    December 18, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Zoom

    Enjoy a fun evening drinking hot cocoa and visiting with Santa! The program is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Participants will be emailed the Zoom link 24 hours prior to the start of the program.

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  29. Laser Light Show

    December 19, 2020, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Durham County Memorial Stadium

    Join DPR for a 30-minute festive holiday-themed laser light show! This free drive-in style event will offer music played through your car radio that is matched to the amazing light show viewed out your window. Reserve your parking spot beginning December 7.

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  30. Virtual Holiday Bingo

    December 19, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Zoom

    Try your luck and join us for Holiday Bingo! You can play online or print out a card. It's a slower-paced game but all are welcome to participate! The program is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Participants will be emailed the Zoom link and the link for the online Bingo cards 24 hours prior to the start of the program.

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  31. Winter Break Intersession

    December 21, 2020, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ W.I. Patterson Recreation Center

    Durham Parks and Recreation offers intersession for both traditional and year-round students ages 5-12. Activities include sports, games, dance, arts and crafts, and much more!

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  32. Winter Break Intersession

    December 28, 2020, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ W.I. Patterson Recreation Center

    Durham Parks and Recreation offers intersession for both traditional and year-round students ages 5-12. Activities include sports, games, dance, arts and crafts, and much more!

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