Leisure Ledger January - April 2018

59 Leisure Ledger January-April 2018 I parks.raleighnc.gov Adults attend free. For more information, call Nature Programs at 919-996-6856. Laurel Hills Community Center – Course Fee: $2 #214639 Mar 20 T 10:30-11:30am Sertoma Arts Center Course Fee: $2 #214640 Mar 22 Th 10:30-11:30am Dinosaurs and Fossils Age: 2-6yrs. Little ones will have fun digging for fossils and learning about dinosaurs. We will see and touch fossilized bones, sea creatures and more. The program includes games and activities that are sure to delight budding paleontologists! We will even create plaster fossil replicas to take home. Advance registration is required. Adults must accompany children. Adults attend free. For more information, call Nature Programs at 919-996-6856. Laurel Hills Community Center – Course Fee: $4 #214635 Jan 23 T 10:30-11:30am Sertoma Arts Center – Course Fee: $4 #214636 Jan 25 Th 10:30-11:30am Fairies and Trolls Age: 3-5yrs. Do fairies and trolls live at the nature preserve? Come find out. Make a tiny house in the woods for a mouse, bug, toad, woodland fairy or even a troll. Wear fairy wings and walk the fairy trails! Advance registration is required. Adults must accompany children; adults attend free. This program takes place on trails that may not be accessible by strollers. Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve Course Fee: $6 #215511 Mar 14 W 12:45-2:15pm #215512 Mar 17 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Foxes and Coyotes Age: 3-5yrs. We will explore the wonders of foxes and coyotes with puppets, fur, skulls and stories. Weather permitting, we’ll go outside to look for their tracks, poop and dens. Make a fox toy and a coyote or fox Preschool A Planting We Will Go Age: 3-5yrs. Join us as we discover what happens to a seed in the spring. We’ll read a story and take a short walk to try and find different seeds in the preserve. Decorate a flower pot and plant your very own seed inside to watch it grow! Advance registration is required. Adults must accompany children. Adults attend free. Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve – Course Fee: $4 #215906 Apr 10 T 10:00-11:00am Born to be Wild! Age: 2-6yrs. Springtime is filled with new life in our forests, fields and ponds. Little ones will enjoy games, songs and crafts helping them discover how some wild creatures are born live while others hatch from eggs. We’ll even see live creatures up close as we explore the wonders of new life. Advance registration is required. Adults must accompany children. Nature Programs Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park 919-996-6764 Durant Nature Preserve and Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve 919-870-2871 Lake Johnson Park 919-233-2121 Lake Wheeler Park 919-662-5704 Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center 919-996-3141 Walnut Creek Wetland Park 919-996-2760 Programming for organized groups (schools, scout troops, churches and others) is available by request from the Nature Program office. For more information on group programming, contact Nature Programs at 919-996-6856. continued on page 60 —

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