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October 18, 2021, 11:00 AM - 11:55 AM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center
Open forums are meetings where anyone can come and voice their opinions and concerns about Durham Parks and Recreation Mature Adult issues they feel are important.
October 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Holton Career & Resource Center
Time to Turn Up with painting, hip hop music, and conversation! Enjoy an evening of painting with all canvas paint and brushes included, Hip hop music provided. Spaces go fast for this course so get yours ASAP.
Time to Turn Up with painting, popular music, dance and conversation! Enjoy an evening of art projects and the most popular music that kids listen to. Spaces go fast for this course so get yours ASAP.
October 19, 2021, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno
Adventure in nature with your preschooler at the West Point on the Eno Environmental Education Pavilion. We'll read a nature-themed book, then take a walk on the wild side to find the nature right outside our door. Children must be accompanied by a parent, and of course, wear boots or sneakers that can get a little dirty! Parents must accompany children. Pre-registration is required.
October 19, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ CFLRC at Lyon Park
October 19, 2021, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ West Point on the Eno
October 20, 2021, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lake Michie Boating Area
Enjoy with a Full Moon Paddle on Lake Michie. We will leave as the sun sets and return under the full moon. We will provide the equipment. You will need to wear closed toe shoes and weather-appropriate clothing. Preregistration is required and children must be accompanied by an adult.
October 22, 2021, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center
Get your preschooler into the holiday spirit by creating some holiday cookies that taste as good as they look. Baked cookies will be ready for your child to decorate using icing and sprinkles.
October 22, 2021, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Virtual Online - 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. A separate email will be sent with details of the pick up date and time.
October 23, 2021, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Durham Central Park
Barktoberfest is a celebration for our canine residents and their families. Join us for an afternoon of fun which will include a costume contest, games, a beer garden, pet-friendly organizations and vendors, food vendors, and more!
October 23, 2021, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ American Tobacco Trail
Experience the American Tobacco Trail at night at our Full Moon Fever Bike Ride with the Durham Community Trail Watch group!
October 24, 2021, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Durham Armory
This is Dad's chance to take his favorite girl(s) out for a fancy night of dancing and fun! Each young lady will receive a special gift to remember the evening. Due to safety guidelines, dinner will not be included, and masks will be required. This event is not limited to fathers - uncles, grandfathers, or caregivers are also welcome! Registration is required for children and their adult chaperones.
October 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center
Get your youth into the holiday spirit by creating some holiday cookies that taste as good as they look. Baked cookies will be ready for your child to decorate using icing and sprinkles.
October 27, 2021, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Park on Hoover Road
Park on Hoover Road
Durham Parks and Recreation will host a community conversation about Durham’s newest park on Hoover Road. Participants can preview the park as well as share ideas about the playground, public art, and site furnishings. They will also learn about the construction and athletic features.
Meeting will be held within the park, located at 632 North Hoover Road, at the Picnic Shelter.
Unable to meet in person? Complete our online survey, set to close on October 27.
There will be more community engagement opportunities regarding the park on Hoover Road. Visit DPRPlayMore.org for dates and times.
October 27, 2021, 7:30 PM - 8:45 PM @ Virtual Online - Zoom
Join us for competitive trivia online using Zoom. This month's theme is about the the TV series Girlfriends. There will be 4 rounds and the winner receives a prize!
October 28, 2021, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virtual Online - Zoom
Celebrating the season and accomplishments of the Challenger Flag Football players.
October 29, 2021, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center
Looking for a place for your child to go when school is out? Kids can enjoy a fun-filled day of activities including sports, games, dance, arts and crafts, and much more. Rates are per day.
October 29, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center
Calling all friendly vampires, ghosts, and goblins. You are invited to a costume party! Dress in your Halloween best and enjoy some spectacular games, crafts, and fun.
October 29, 2021, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Holton Career and Resource Center
Join the Holton staff for a fun filled family event celebrating fall! The event involves the open trunks of cars displaying candy, and decorations. Costumes not required but will make the event more exciting. Parents are encouraged to participate with their cars as well but not required.
October 29, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Whippoorwill Park
Grab your flashlight, we're going on a scavenger hunt! Bring your friends and family for spooky Halloween scavenger hunt. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.
October 31, 2021, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno
West Point on the Eno
Join us for our 33rd annual Halloween event, an evening full of fun for the whole family! Designed particularly for children ages 12 and younger, this special event features campfire stories and songs, hayrides, treats, crafts, games, and face painting. No need to register, just come out, rain or shine!