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February 21st -27th Triangle 2019

by Pam & Michael Davison

Say farewell to February with some fun programs this Thursday! The flowers are blooming and the frogs are singing and the rain will stop someday... spring is really here!

Twilight Thursdays comes to Marbles Kids Museum every week with extended hours and reduced admission.

Join Prairie Ridge Ecostation Every Thursday for preschool Nature Stories.

This week's Science Café at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences will explore Everyday Chemical Exposures: Impact on Pre-Natal Development with Dr. Julie L Daniels, professor of Epidemiology and Maternal and Child Health

Pizza and a Movie Night returns to the Halle Cultural Arts Center Thursday evening with the movie The Grinch.

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Friday Kicks off the Weekend

Just outside the Triangle, the Natural Science Center of Greensboro invites you to enjoy an evening of lights and music for Laser Zeppelin. Shown on their OmniSphere Theater's 40-foot dome, the sounds of Led Zepplin will wash away the winter blues. There are 3 shows Friday night.

Iris after Dark at the North Carolina Museum of Art features music, small plates and drink specials as well as the last film in the Winter Film Series, The Crime of Monsieur Lange.

The 13th Annual Mill as Muse Artists Reception will take place Friday evening. Come see all the youth and adult artwork that were entered in this year's contest and see which pieces win.

On the last Friday of every month, Cary celebrates art with the Cary Art Loop. Enjoy extended hours at participating art galleries, restaurants, coffee houses, and other businesses that showcase visual arts, music, and use the free shuttle service between downtown venues.

Bundle up and see what birds are awake after dark for a Crowder by Night event Friday.

The Fairgrounds will host the Spring RV Sale starting Friday and running through Sunday. There is an admission charge as well as advance purchase discount prices and coupons at their website.

Hikes and More Fun at the Parks

Join them at Oak View Saturday for a History Hike through the old farmstead.

Explore the pyrophyllite quarry with a real geologist Saturday during Occoneechee Mountain's Geology Hike.

Join them Saturday at Baileywick Park for outdoor activities, a scavenger hunt, and a pop-up dog park! The event is free and a food truck will be on site.

Discover how animals prepare for cold weather and which ones hibernate during the winter months. Play some fun games and take a short hike around the pond to look for signs of Animals in Winter at Historic Yates Mill County Park Saturday.

Come back to Yates Mill Sunday for an adult program all about Tree Bark and Buds.

Gather "round the campfire while they read a nature story during Saturday's Campfire Story and Marshmallow Roast at Durant Nature Park.

This Sunday's Winter Hike at West Point on the Eno Park will finish out their winter series with a hike out to the Fannie Breeze Homestead for a History Hike.

Celebrate Nature through Art! Use sticks, leaves, rocks, mud and other natural materials to make sculptures, portraits, and mandalas Sunday at Prairie Ridge Ecostation.

History and Culture

Meet an architect, athlete, dentist, TV reporter and many others representing a wide variety of careers! Learn about their careers through hands-on activities, experiments and fun at Marble's Future Me Kids Career Fair Saturday.

Explore the lives and accomplishments of African American North Carolinians from the antebellum period to the Civil Rights era on an African American History Tour Saturday at the North Carolina Museum of History.

The North Carolina Museum of Art offers Meet Your Museum Tours of the 164 acre campus and Weekend Friendly family Tours both Saturday and Sunday.

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will be commemorating the 1760 Cherokee Attack on Fort Dobbs both Saturday and Sunday with on-going displays of camp life, as well as scheduled musket and cannon firing demonstrations.

The Shape Note Singers will present Sunday's Music of the Carolinas concert at the North Carolina Museum of History.

Head on over to Downtown Chapel Hill Sunday afternoon for Lightup 2019. Come to enjoy a variety of delicious Asian foods as you watch folk dances, music ensembles and Peking opera along with the dragon dance and after dark, the thousand-lantern parade to usher in the New Year.

The Monday morning Movie at the Holly Springs Cultural Center will be Hugo.

 

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