Leisure Ledger January - April 2018

Special Events 6 Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources or blankets are recommended. Tables will be available on a first come, first served basis. All movies will have a rating of G or PG. This is a free event and no registration is required. Clues to which movie will be shared using @RaleighParks on Twitter or Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources on Facebook. Pullen Amusements #216734 Apr 6 F 7:00-10:00pm #216735 Apr 13 F 7:00-10:00pm #216736 Apr 20 F 7:00-10:00pm #216737 Apr 27 F 7:00-10:00pm Letterland Age: All ages. Pullen Park is transformed into the imaginary place Letterland, home to all the letters of the alphabet. The day includes opportunities to meet characters such as Firefighter Fred and see his fire engine, Clever Cat for a ride on the carousel, and Bouncy Ben and his boats. Pullen’s train will turn into Talking Tess’ train, and Impy Ink will be face painting at Golden Girl’s gazebo. There will be other games and activities, photo opportunities, local school groups singing Letterland songs, and more. Free parking will be available in the Coliseum Deck on the campus of NCSU. Pullen Amusements #216733 Apr 28 Sa 10:00am-4:00pm March Egg Hunts Come to your local community center on Saturday, March 24, for a fun-filled morning! Check with the center closest to you to find out what exciting pre-hunt events are planned and for the inclement weather policy. Hunts start promptly at 11:00am. This is a free activity, and preregistration is not required. Mar 24 Sa 11:00am Mordecai Historic Park 919-996-4364 Anderson Point 919-996-5994 Roberts Park Community Center 919-831-6830 Brier Creek Community Center 919-420-2340 Spring Forest Road Park 919-996-4141 Abbotts Creek Community Center 919-996-2770 Laurel Hills Community Center 919-420-2383 Biltmore Hills Community Center 919-831-6895 Pullen Amusements 919-996-6468 Chavis Community Center 919-831-6989 April Dinner and a Movie at Pullen Park Age: All ages. Join us every Friday in April at Pullen Park for great family activities and a movie! Pullen Place Cafe will offer a delicious dinner menu and freshly popped popcorn for purchase prior to the feature presentation! Movies start at dark and will be preceded by exciting activities such as trivia, dance parties and more! Lawn chairs January Mordecai Free Friday Age: All ages. Mordecai Historic Park will offer free tours throughout the day on this special Friday. Tours include the Mordecai House, Andrew Johnson birthplace, St. Mark’s Chapel and Allen Kitchen. Tours begin on the hour and half hour and are limited to 20 persons per tour. The first tour will begin at 10:00am, and the last tour starts at 3:00pm. Free tours are offered only twice a year, so don’t miss out! First come, first served. No registration necessary. Mordecai Historic Park #216418 Jan 19 F 10:00am-4:00pm February Paint Your heART Out! Age: All ages. Help us help you! Sertoma is hosting the 7th annual Paint your heART out valentine-inspired arts and scholarship support programs. Each person will get the opportunity to create an original valentine- inspired masterpiece on canvas using paint and other materials on site. This is a great opportunity to support arts and scholarship programs while spending time with your loved ones! Preregistration is encouraged, but registration is also available on the day of the program. Participants must register in person for $6, $10 and $12 canvases. Minimum donation: $6 per person. For a donation above the minimum, please call Sertoma at 919-996-2329, include a note on your registration, or bring it in person the day of the event. Sertoma Arts Center #217386 Feb 3 Sa 10:30am-2:00pm #217387 Feb 3 Sa 10:30am-2:00pm