Upcoming Community Events

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22 upcoming events.

Grand Opening

December 2nd 2014
Sightly Worn thrift store

Sightly Worn Thrift Store will be open Jan 5th for business, we are currently accepting donations. All revenues raised will go into programs and services for people who are blind in the Triangle, suc...

Christmas Eve Services at Mount Zion UMC

December 23rd 2014
Mount Zion United Methodist Church

December 23rd-Christmas Eve Eve Candlelight Communion Service 7 pm. For people traveling or has other plans on Christmas Eve. December 24th-Family Interactive Christmas Eve Service 4 pm. Dec...

Art in the Park: Make a Flake

December 27th 2014
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Who hasn't enjoyed the simple pleasures of cutting paper into snowflakes on a cold winter day? Come to the park center anytime between 8:30 AM and 5 PM to make some paper snowflakes of your own or mak...

New Year's Eve Dance for Singles on 12/31 at 8:30pm-12:30am

December 31st 2014
Crossroads Fellowship Church
Price: 10.00

Bring in the New Year with dancing and plenty of refreshments in a safe and christian environment! Out on our dance floor, there will be a huge variety of dance music from the 70s, 80s and 90s. We wil...

Little Historians: New Year Celebrations

January 2nd 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 4.00

In America we celebrate the new year on January 1, but did you know that in China they celebrate the new year in February? Learn about new years traditions around the world and make a Chinese New Year...

A Side of History: Twelfth Night Traditions

January 4th 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 5.00

The darkest days of winter have passed and it’s time to celebrate! Come eat, drink, dance and be merry at Yates Mill’s Twelfth Night Celebration. Participate in traditional crafts and festivities ...

Nature Families: Snowball Science

January 6th 2015
Crowder District Park

Did you know that no two snowflakes are the same? Sip on hot cocoa and observe snow and ice through hands-on science experiments. Don't forget to bring your scarf and mittens! Great for families wi...

Nature Friends: Snow Much Fun

January 7th 2015
Crowder District Park

There is so much more to snow than what meets the eye! Learn the different forms of precipitation and look at a few ice crystals under a microscope. Then make snow slime to take home. Make sure to...

Nature Watchers: The Mitten

January 7th 2015
Crowder District Park

January is a great time to learn about snow! Read "The Mitten" by Jan Brett and practice your sequencing skills. Discover how fast ice will melt and make a mitten craft to take home. Make sure to ...

PlayMakers Repertory presents "Wrestling Jerusalem"; written and performed by Aaron Davidman

January 7th 2015
Kenan Theatre

One Man. Two Sides. Many Voices. Wrestling Jerusalem is a personal story that grapples with identity, social justice and history. Exploring the competing narratives at the center of the Palestinian...

Lecture: "How to read a House" by Mitch Wilds

January 8th 2015
Joel Lane Museum House
Price: 16.00

Changes and development in building materials technology provide great information to help understand the construction date and evolution of your house. Mitch will discuss datable changes in technolog...

Basic Skills Plus-Free Nurse Aide I/High School Equivalency Class

January 12th 2015
Sandhills Community College

Earn your High School Equivalency Credential and Nurse Aide I Certificate at the same time. The program is FREE to qualified students. Register now. Classes start in January 2015. Call Karen at San...

Home-School Days: Animal Tracks and Signs

January 12th 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 8.00

Tracks can tell us so much about an animal's behavior. Learn to read the land - who has been here, where they were going and how fast! Observe nature around us on a habitat hike and search for trac...

Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

January 17th 2015
North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building

Repticon Raleigh is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exc...

Natural Explorations: Winter Wonders Hike

January 17th 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Ever wonder how plants and animals survive the winter months? Take a short hike to discover where some of the millpond’s wildlife takes cover when it’s cold outdoors. Come prepared for winter weat...

Greenest Open House

January 17th 2015
Briar Chapel

New home plans, new amenities, new phase—if you haven't been to Briar Chapel before (or if it's been awhile), now is the time to explore the neighborhood! The theme of this open house will be home d...

2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Raleigh

January 18th 2015

You & your partner are invited to the 2nd Annual 'Same Love, Same Rights' LGBT Wedding Expo in Raleigh on Sunday, Jan. 18th! Dozens of gay-friendly exhibitors will participate, eager to help you...

Family Features: Winter Tree Walk

January 18th 2015
Crowder District Park

Can you identify your favorite trees in winter? Join us as we explore our new tree trail on a free hike! Learn how to identify trees using bark and branches and make a few rubbings to take home! FREE!...

Family Programs: A Poppin' Good Time

January 19th 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park
Price: 5.00

Celebrate National Popcorn Day at Yates Mill! Learn about different varieties of corn and what gives popcorn that unique POP! Take part in a creative popcorn-themed craft, and enjoy some fresh popped ...

PlayMakers Repertory presents "Trouble in Mind" by Alice Childress

January 21st 2015
Paul Green Theatre, Center for Dramatic Art

Broadway, 1957. In rehearsals for a groundbreaking racially integrated production, the leading actress must wrestle with a choice between the role of a lifetime or compromising her values, in this bit...

Crowder By Night: Predators and Prey

January 23rd 2015
Crowder District Park

Predators adapt to catch their prey and the hunted adapt ways to avoid being eaten. This balance between predators and their prey is essential to a healthy ecosystem. We will look at many predator and...

Seniors Stay Fit Hike

January 27th 2015
Historic Yates Mill County Park

Join us as we enjoy the fresh air, sunshine and the beautiful park. This short nature walk is being offered every month, so make it a healthy habit to come out and view the changing seasons. Make sure...

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