Just For Kids

 

KIDS DAY AT QUARRY PARK
Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m.

OTTER ANIMAL ENCOUNTER AT KALEIDEUM NORTH (formerly SciWorks)
Tuesday, March 20, & Friday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.

NEED NAME OF EVENT
Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m., Gateway Nature Preserve

OCEAN BOUND
Daily except Monday, Kaleideum North

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LIBRARY CREEK WEEK PROGRAMS
In addition to the special activities listed below, all library locations in Forsyth County will present water-themed story times, activities and crafts for children of all ages during Creek Week. See the schedule.

 

KIDS DAY AT QUARRY PARK

Saturday, March 17, 2 p.m.
Quarry Park

Description here

Quarry Park, 2450 Reynolds Park Road, Winston-Salem. NOTE: Reynolds Park Road is closed at Brushy Fork Creek to replace the bridge. A detour is in place using Argonne Boulevard and Peachtree Street. 

 

 

Otter Animal Encounter AT Kaleideum NORTH (formerly SciWorks)

Tuesday, March 20, & Friday, March 23, 11:30 a.m.

Join our animal care staff as we take a closer look at our playful otters. We will learn about their role in the ecosystem, and watch them dive for special treats during an enrichment exercise.  No registration required. Free with paid admission, but a family pass may be available.*
Kaleideum North, 400 Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem, 767-6730

* Every branch of the Forsyth County Public Library has a family pass to Kaleideum North that can be checked out. Passes are available on a first-come basis. Inquire at the check-out desk or call your local library.

 

NAME OF EVENT at the Gateway Nature Preserve

Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m.
Gateway Nature Preserve

DESCRIPTION HERE  For ages 3 to middle school.

UPDATE The storywalk is is a collaboration of UNC School of the Arts student performers from the course, "A Secret Landscape:  Creek and Community"; the N.C. Association of Flood Plain Managers; members of the N.C. Storytellers Guild and other local storytellers, and the Gateway Nature Preserve. 

CHECK In the event of rain the storywalk will be moved to the picnic shelters at Washington Park.

CHECK Pre-registration is requested at gatewaynaturecenter@gmail.com.  

Meet at the Family Services parking lot, 1200 S. Broad St. Directions: From Business-40, take Exit 5B for Broad Street. At top of ramp turn left onto Broad Street and continue for approximately 1 mile. The entrance to Family Services is on the right, at the intersection of Salem Avenue. 

 

OCEAN BOUND

Tues, Wed.& Fri., 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; Thurs. 9a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. ; Sun.1-5 p.m.
Kaleideum North

Did you know that everyone lives in a watershed and everyone’s actions affect our ocean? In this interactive exhibit, you can pilot a giant “submersible” from mountain stream to the ocean, encounter more than 65 aquatic species and ecosystems, and guide “water” safely through a hazardous maze! Discover how otters made a comeback and spot the polluters! Ocean Bound presents fun environmental science for the whole family. Included with museum admission and free for Kaleideum members. 

Kaleideum North, 400 Hanes Mill Road, Winston-Salem, 767-6730

 

Meet Lenny the Lifeguard

Lenny is coming to a library near you! Lenny, the official mascot for promoting stormwater pollution prevention, is a happy, hoppy frog who loves to spread his message of water safety by teaching us to "Hop to it! Protect our Water!"