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  1. A Kid's Life: The World's First Camera

    October 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno

    We will be learning about optical illusions, the early history of photography, and a camera you can make at home. You will even get to make your own camera obscura to take home.

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  2. Dance the Night Away

    October 21, 2017, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center

    Come join the fun and dance the night away!

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  3. Astronomy Series: Sandy Creek Sky Watching

    October 21, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Sandy Creek Park

    Come gaze at the stars and other deep sky objects in the October night sky. We will have our high-powered telescopes and knowledgeable astronomers from CHAOS, NCCU, and DPR on hand to guide you through the experience.

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  4. Holiday Cookie Decorating

    October 23, 2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Get your little ones 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 royal icing and chocolate.

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  5. What's That and Why Should I Eat it? (Mature Adults)

    October 24, 2017, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Community Family Life & Recreation Center 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.

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  6. Picasso Babies

    October 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Community Family Life & Recreation Center at Lyon Park

    Help your toddler discover their inner Picasso through the exciting world of arts and crafts. Come and be a witness to your child's first masterpiece.

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  7. Spooky Shenanigans

    October 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Have your toddler help us celebrate Halloween and the start of fall! Enjoy story time, music, crafts, and refreshments with this fun event.

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  8. Fun Caravan

    October 25, 2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Weaver Street Park

    Fun Caravan is a mobile recreation program that brings recreation to communities throughout Durham by providing a variety of fun, active, and challenging recreation experiences for children up to 12 years old. The program offers activities from arts and crafts to obstacle courses to more traditional games like relay races. Follow us to the fun!

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  9. XBOX 1 Madden Tournament

    October 25, 2017, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Walltown Park Recreation Center

    Thank you got what it takes to climb the ranks on the sticks? Come prove it playing Madden at the Walltown Madden Tournament.

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  10. Jazz on the Court

    October 26, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ W.D. Hill Recreation Center - Futsal Court

    Enjoy a Jazz set brought to you by the North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Jazz Department featuring guest vocalists and more. The event will take place outdoors on the Futsal court, W.D. Hill’s recently refurbished attraction that is uniquely designed for numerous types of events.

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  11. A Hol-ton of Fun

    October 26, 2017, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Holton Career & Resource Center

    Join the Holton staff for a fun-filled family event as we kick off our new fall programs!

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  12. Spooky-ish Stories Community Campfire

    October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Leigh Farm Park

    As Halloween draws near, come gather around the campfire, enjoy a s'more and listen to spooky(-ish) stories that are appropriate for all ages. We provide the fire, s'mores, and spooky stories.

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  13. Dive in Movie

    October 27, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Aquatics Center

    It's movie night at the pool! Join us for a special evening of recreational swim (daily admission fees apply) and enjoy a FREE movie. Bring the whole family and relax in our indoor heated pool, as you watch a family-friendly movie projected on the big screen.

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  14. Starlight Friday

    October 27, 2017, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Oval Drive Park

    Spend an evening with the stars, under the star! Bring the family and enjoy an outdoor movie.

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  15. High Ropes Discovery Day

    October 28, 2017, 11:00 AM - 3:30 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!

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  16. Barktoberfest

    October 29, 2017, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Durham Central Park

    Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences (formerly Coalition to Unchain Dogs) are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon with our canine friends! Your support will help us promote a dog friendly community and provide services to people and their pets in underserved areas.

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  17. Campus 2 Campus

    October 30, 2017, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Weaver Street Recreation Center

    Join us while we tour colleges and universities across the state. In addition to tours, you will get an opportunity to build resumes, work on college applications, and listen to student panels.

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  18. Vamp It Up!

    October 30, 2017, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center

    Calling all friendly vampires, ghosts, goblins, and ghouls: You're invited to a costume party! Dress in your Halloween best and enjoy some spooktacular games, crafts, and fun with us.

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  19. Urban Wild at HallowEno

    October 31, 2017, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno

    Did you know that bats can eat up to 3,000 insects a day? Or that they have quite good vision? Join us for bat stories and crafts at HallowEno.

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  20. Hallow-Eno

    October 31, 2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno

    Join us for our annual Halloween event that is fun for the whole family! Designed particularly for children, this special event features campfire stories and songs, hayrides, treats, crafts, games, and face painting.

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