EVENTS

EVENTS

Jan
16
Mon
MLK Birthday Celebration @ Northgate Mall
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join Northgate Mall and NC MomsRising at the 7th annual MLK Birthday Celebration.
Families are invited to Durham for a giant kid-focused birthday party to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on MLK Day.
Event activities include free English/Spanish story times, arts and crafts, kids’ Zumba, drumming performance, interactive activities, service projects such as a food and clothes drive benefiting Urban Ministries, and birthday cake as we celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way that kids can understand. This event is free and appropriate for ages 0-100.

Mar
18
Sat
6th Annual Children’s Festival at Northgate @ Northgate Mall
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mar
25
Sat
Touch A Truck @ Streets at Southpoint
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Kids of all ages can explore fire engines, ambulances, tow trucks, bulldozers, garbage trucks (clean ones!), cranes and more. The event also has plenty of other activities, including game trucks and appearances from local team mascots.

Join us for the JLDOC Touch a Truck event! Children under 2 are free! For a quieter experience, children with sensory sensitivities are welcome to come early from 9am to 10am.

Proceeds from Touch a Truck benefit the Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties’ work within the local community. For more information or to become a participant of the 2016 event, please email.

Jul
8
Sat
Saba Saba Festival @ Durham Central Park
Jul 8 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Saba Saba is a festival to celebrate the Sister Cities Durham and Arusha Tanzania. There will be food trucks, vendors of clothing and crafts, hands on activities for children, information about our sister city Arusha, music, dance and zumba. Please come and enjoy a lovely afternoon with us. The festival is free and there is no need to pre-register!