EVENTS

EVENTS

Sep
15
Sat
All About Bees with the Orange County Beekeeper’s Association @ Main Library
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about beekeeping from local experts. All ages.

Sep
16
Sun
“The Kissing Hand” Puppet Show with Puppet Show Inc. @ Main Library
Sep 16 @ 2:00 pm

Join us for a puppet show by Puppet Show Inc. Ages 4+ with a caregiver.

Sep
19
Wed
Adult and Teen Yoga with Elijah Pruitt @ Main Library
Sep 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Join us for beginner’s yoga classes where we focus on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. For Yogis 10+ and those under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is encouraged.

Sep
22
Sat
Yoga for Littles – Camping in the Great Outdoors @ Funny Girl Farm
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our fun and playful Camping in the Great Outdoors Yoga for Littles class will have you and your child using your imaginations to experience camping in the great outdoors. Through our yoga moves we’ll take a hike, stretch into wildlife poses and sleep under the stars.

After our half-hour yoga session, join us around the campfire to help your little one roast a marshmallow!

Octoberfest @ Bull City Burger and Brewery
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm

Octoberfest 8 is here. Join us for our 8th annual family friendly Octoberfest celebration. We will close E. Parrish St. in front of Bull City Burger and Brewery and enjoy live music, burgers and brats, a children’s play area with a bounce house, and of course, beer. Dance the night away to the music of Bear Stevens, Daddy’s Alright and Boom Unit Brass Band. Details on the website or call 919-680-2333.

Sep
26
Wed
Adult and Teen Yoga with Elijah Pruitt @ Main Library
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for beginner’s yoga classes where we focus on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. For Yogis 10+ and those under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is encouraged.

Sep
29
Sat
The Outdoor Classroom: Teaching Beyond 4 Walls @ Funny Girl Farm
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our learning environments should not be contained within four walls. The outdoor classroom offers us opportunities to explore learning in new and different ways.
In this workshop facilitated by Carrie Becker of Transforming Early Childhood Education and Tara Lawson Educational Coordinator of Funny Girl Farm participants will learn ways to transform their existing outdoor spaces into an outdoor classroom rich with a variety of learning opportunities.

This workshop is designed for teachers in the field of early childhood education. It is approved by NC Division of Child Development & Early Education for 3 Contact Hour Credits.

Oct
4
Thu
Steven Curtis Chapman @ Carolina Theater
Oct 4 all-day

STEVEN CURTIS CHAPMAN: In a career that has spanned 30 years, Steven Curtis Chapman is the most awarded artist in Christian music history with 58 Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, five GRAMMYs®, an American Music Award, 48 No. 1 singles, selling over 11 million albums, with ten RIAA-certified gold and platinum albums to his credit. He has been on “Good Morning America,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” CNN, MSNBC, “60 Minutes,” “E! Entertainment”, “The Today Show,” “Fox & Friends,” “CBS This Morning,” “The Tonight Show,” Glenn Beck’s “The Blaze,” as well as appearing in the pages of People, Billboard, Parents Magazine, and more.

Steven released his memoir, Between Heaven & The Real World, on March 7, 2017 (Revell) and appeared exclusively on “Fox & Friends” to talk about the book. Between Heaven & The Real World also made the Publisher’s Weekly best-sellers list two times and the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association best-sellers list.

With countless tours under his belt, Chapman continues performing on the road at numerous festivals and events, most recently headlining the successful Rock & Worship Roadshow Spring 2017. This summer, Chapman wrapped his third season hosting the monthly “Sam’s Place: Music For The Spirit” concert series at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, where a portion of each ticket sale went to Show Hope, a movement Chapman and his wife, Mary Beth, started to care for orphans.

Steven and his wife, Mary Beth – parents to six children, three of whom joined their family through adoption – are National Angels in Adoption® recipients and are the co-founders of Show Hope. Show Hope’s work is dedicated to restoring hope to thousands of children living as orphans by breaking down the financial barriers between waiting children and loving families. More than 5,500 children from more than 60 countries, including the U.S., have been impacted through Show Hope’s Adoption Aid grants. In addition, more than 2,400 children with acute medical and special needs have received loving care through Show Hope’s Care Centers in China. For more info, visit StevenCurtisChapman.com or ShowHope.org.

Oct
17
Wed
Adult and Teen Yoga with Elijah Pruitt @ Main Library
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Join us for beginner’s yoga classes where we focus on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. For Yogis 10+ and those under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is encouraged.

Oct
19
Fri
“The Little Old Lady Who Wasn’t Afraid of Anything” Puppet Show with Puppet Show Inc. @ Main Library
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm

Join us for a puppet show by Puppet Show Inc. Ages 4 and up with a caregiver!

Oct
20
Sat
A Kid’s Life: The Write Way! @ West Point on the Eno
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you ever written a letter by hand? Try writing tools from the 19th century and learn how people got the word out before the internet. This program is free, but a small donation is suggested. Adults must stay with their children and are encouraged to participate.
Ages: 5-12

Oct
24
Wed
Adult and Teen Yoga with Elijah Pruitt @ Main Library
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

Join us for beginner’s yoga classes where we focus on strength, flexibility, balance, breathing, and total relaxation. We have some mats, but yogis are encouraged to bring their own. For Yogis 10+ and those under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is encouraged.

Oct
27
Sat
Halloween Boo-nanza @ Main Library
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

All ages welcome. Costumes encouraged!

Oct
31
Wed
Hallow-Eno @ West Point on the Eno
Oct 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our 30th annual Halloween event, an evening full of fun for the whole family. Designed particularly for children ages 12 and younger, this special event features campfire stories and songs, hayrides, treats crafts, games and face painting. No need to register – just come out, rain or shine!

Nov
10
Sat
A Kid’s Life: World War I Poppies and Peg Dolls @ West Point on the Eno
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come celebrate Veterans Day and the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War I at West Point on the Eno. You will get to learn about Durham residents’ life and involvement during World War I. You will also get to make your own red poppy pin and peg doll to take home with you.
This program is free, but a small donation is suggested. Adults must stay with their children and are encouraged to participate.
Ages: 5-12