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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
August 18, 2018, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Durham Central Park
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 25, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:00 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).
August 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Bethesda Park
August 25, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Bethesda Park
August 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ CFLRC at Lyon Park