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Durham Parks & Recreation

  1. History Hike: Hidden West Point

    December 7, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno

    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 home sites, old road beds, 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 that 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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  2. Walltown Pickleball Tournament

    December 7, 2019, 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Join the fun at Walltowns bi-annual pickleball tournament. The tournament will be a Round Robin Mens & Womens mixed doubles competition. There will be two pools. Each team will play one game to 11 points (win by 1) against each of the other 5 teams in their pool during match play. T-shirts and light refreshments will be provided to all participants. Enjoy a day of friendly competition in our beautiful gymnasium.

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  3. Swim with Santa

    December 7, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Aquatic Center

    Get in the swim with Santa Claus! At this fun family event, children will get to play in the shallow water with Santa, and make holiday-themed arts and crafts projects on the pool deck. Lifejackets will be provided as needed. An adult must enter the water with children 9 years of age and younger.

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  4. Holiday Open House

    December 8, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno

    Join us for our annual winter tradition! Enjoy refreshments, historic holiday decorations, festive music, and holiday crafts from yesteryear. No need to register - just come on out, rain or shine!

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  5. Holiday Hijinx

    December 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Have your preschooler help us celebrate the Holiday season and the start of the New Year! Enjoy story time, music, crafts and refreshments with this fun event.

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  6. Santa Paws

    December 13, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Armory

    Bring your canine friend out to meet Santa! Santa will be available for photos with your pet. This event also includes a canine ugly sweater contest, holiday pet market, and canine food drive.

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  7. Astronomy Series - Geminid Meteor Shower

    December 13, 2019, 8:00 PM - December 14, 2019, 2:00 AM @ Environmental Education Pavilion at West Point on the Eno

    The Geminid 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. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while lying on a blanket under the stars. No cost, no preregistration required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This event is sponsored by Durham Parks and Recreation in coordination with the Morehead Planetarium. 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Enjoy meteor shower viewing and educational activities. 10 p.m. -2 a.m. Watch the Geminids with a cup of hot chocolate at their peak.

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  8. Holiday Parade

    December 14, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Downtown Durham-Main Street

    Join us for the Durham Holiday Parade as dynamic floats, hometown bands, drill teams, schools, community groups and more make their way down Main Street.

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  9. College Basketball Game

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Walltown Recreation Center Parking Lot

    Durham Parks and Recreation is providing an opportunity for teens between the ages of 13-18 to attend a college basketball game! Get pumped up for the opportunity to be exposed to a college game experience at William Peace University. Come ready to kick back and enjoy game day with DPR. Registration is required. Meet at Walltown Recreation Center Parking Lot to go to the game.

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  10. Holiday Fun Fest

    December 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Downtown Durham Blackwell Street between Morehead Avenue and West Lakewood Avenue

    Join us as we celebrate the holidays in downtown Durham! This event will feature snow sledding, pony rides, inflatable bounce houses, arts and crafts activities, visits with Santa, train rides, live music and entertainment, and more!

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  11. Family Day Out: Tanglewood Park Festival of Lights

    December 14, 2019, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Bring the family out for an evening of fun! We will watch the beautiful display of twinkling lights and listen to the festive music as we enjoy the view!

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  12. Full Moon Fever Bike Ride

    December 14, 2019, 7:30 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!

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  13. Cookie Creations

    December 18, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center

    It's the holiday season so get in the holiday spirit listening to holiday tunes and creating fun holiday cookies. Baked cookies will be ready for your child to decorate.

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  14. A Frosty Family Affair

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Holton Career and Resource Center

    It's the most wonderful time of the year! The holiday season brings many reasons to celebrate so bring the whole family and spread love and cheer at Holton Career and Resource Center! We will provide refreshments and tons of fun activities. This event is free for the whole family.

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  15. Holidays Around the World

    December 19, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center

    Join us for an adventure as we explore holiday traditions and games from around the world.

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  16. Fun Days

    December 26, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ W.D. Hill 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.

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  17. Fun Days

    December 27, 2019, 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM @ W.D. Hill 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.

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  18. Kwanzaa Celebration

    December 30, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Holton Career and Resource Center

    Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community and culture centered on seven basic principles as building blocks for peace and progress in the community. The celebration will be held on the fifth day of Kwanzaa and will focus on the principle of NIA.

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