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July 17, 2019, 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure on a covered boat tour. Listen to the legends of the lake and learn about the natural and cultural history about Lake Lure. As we enjoy the boat tour, we will have a box lunch. We will stop for breakfast on the way. (Cost for breakfast is not included in the price). We will depart from Northgate Mall in front of the Sears Auto Center at 7:00 a.m.
July 17, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Duke 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 a variety of activities from arts and crafts to obstacle courses to more traditional games like relay races. Follow us to the Fun!
July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lake Michie Boating Area
Enjoy a private evening on Lake Michie with this After Hours Guided Paddle. We will paddle canoes and kayaks after closing and enjoy a sunset over the lake. DPR Outdoor Recreation will provide the equipment; you bring weather-appropriate clothing and closed-toe shoes. All children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Registration is required for this program.
July 20, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Hillside Pool
Come end the summer with a splash at the Family Luau Pool Party. This event will feature tropical themed games, crafts, and music for everyone in the family.
July 20, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Durham Central Park
Enjoy a free movie in the park with friends and family! Saturday, July 20 is Kid's Night, we will be showing Ferdinand (PG).
July 20, 2019, 9:30 PM - 11:30 PM @ West Point on the Eno
On July 20th, 1969 Neal Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Join Durham Parks and Recreation 50 years later for an evening of fun and learning! Visit the Environmental Education Pavilion to meet with NASA ambassadors and other local experts to learn about what it took to get to the moon, and take in views of the night sky from the meadow!
This event is free and open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
July 24, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ East Durham Park
July 26, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Edison Johnson Recreation Center
Want to have an easy going Friday Night? Come out to Edison Johnson to paint a picture while listening to some smooth Jazz and R&B.
July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno - Environmental Education Pavilion
There may be nothing better than sitting next to a warm, crackling campfire. Durham Parks and Recreation Outdoor Recreation invites you to join us for a Fourth Friday Fire. Learn about the wonder of nature from knowledgeable staff while sitting by the fire.
July 27, 2019, 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 flour ground at West Point. Interactive drop-in program, no registration required. Adults must stay with their children, and are encouraged to participate.
July 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point on the Eno Mill
With each new season, the flora of our forests and fields change. Join us on a season-specific hike to learn plant identification skills, enjoy several tastings, and the historic uses of our native plants. Lead by Marie Crock, an ecologist, and Kenneth McCoury, a member of the Cultural Heritage staff, you will be sure to enjoy your tasty and educational hike through West Point. All participants must bring at least 32 ounces of water and wear appropriate clothing. Minors must be accompanied by a registered adult.
July 31, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ West Point on the Eno