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sculpting classes and more for kids and adults. A
wonderful haven for artists of all ages and levels.
The Arts Center also offers an AfterSchool Arts
Immersion Program (offering transportation from six
elementary schools and lots of fun), and an
Arts-a-la-carte Summer Camp Program for Kids ages
300-G East Main St., Carrboro.
HOUSE - CREATIVE WORKSHOPS
Cely's House offers creative arts After School
Programs, Teacher Workday Camps, Pottery Hand-Building
and Wheel Classes for Small Groups, spiritual workshops
and retreats, birthday parties, Summer Camp classes, and
LOWE'S LITTLE BUILDERS CLINICLowe's
Home Improvement Warehouse Store of Chapel Hill, 1801
Chapel Hill Blvd, Chapel Hill.
One Saturday each month a Lowe's expert teaches a few
simple skills and kids complete a seasonal craft.
MICHAEL'S ARTS &
National chain offers
craft supplies, classes, craft parties, and a weekly crafting club for kids on Saturday mornings.
Kids Club schedule for more information.
Located at New Hope Commons Shopping Center, 5422
New Hope Commons Drive, Durham 27707 (off 15-501).
THE SCRAP EXCHANGE - Creative ReUse Center and Retail
the Make-n-Take Room - Come by for an hour and a half of
self-led creative fun. Use inspiring samples and reference books to free your creative spirit. Use any of the foam, fabric, and many more Scrap Supplies from
the Make-n-Take Room. Tape, scissors and, staplers are available for your connecting
needs. Everything that you Make you get to Take! Call ahead to confirm availability. $5 for Each Person Creating. Children under 18 must be supervised by an adult.
schedule hands-on creativity workshops for your summer
camp or daycare; birthday parties available.
923 Franklin Street, Durham NC 27701
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here (CHillKids guide to Kids' Recreation & Sports) for
information about Ballet classes and other athletic
Classes for Kids
Chefs - C'est Si Bon Cooking School. Cooking
classes for kids and adults.
Brace Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.
With CLASS (Culinary Lessons at a Southern
classes for kids and adults, many taught by well-known
chefs and cookbook authors!
Mall, Hwy 15-501 at Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
To register or for
more information visit www.southernseason.com
or call (877) 929-7133.
MEADOWMONT CLUB OF CHAPEL
for information about kids' cooking classes and other fun
301 Old Barn Lane, Chapel Hill, NC 27517.
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C.H.I.C.L.E. Chapel Hill
Institute for Cultural and Language Education
105 E. Waver St., Suite G1, Carrboro.
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here (Kids' Recreation & Sports page) for
information about Gymnastics classes and other athletic
Progressive Music Center (Durham,
Raleigh, Wake Forest)
Offers lessons in drums/percussion, piano, guitar,
brass/woodwind, and bass, as well as a student band jam; music recording
techniques classes; summer music camp.
5207 Oak Park Road, Raleigh, NC 27612; additional NC locations in
Durham and Wake Forest.
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Nature for Sprouts at the
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University (Durham, NC)
Spring-time nature workshops for pre-school
children ages 3, 4, and 5 incorporate creative projects, walks in the
Gardens, and stories to introduce young explorers to garden ecology and
plant science. The spring theme is animals in the garden and the fall
theme is plants in the garden. Topics:
Pond Walk; Ants, Grasshoppers, and Other Crawly Creatures; Birds, Birds,
Birds; Tree Homes.
Held at the Children's Classroom, Doris Duke Center in the Spring; Pre-registration required;
registration fee $. Call (919) 668-1708 to pre-register.
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|Please see the CHillKids Guide
to Kids' Recreation &
Sports for a listing of area recreation and sports activities
Gymnastics & Cheerleading,
Horseback Riding, Skating (Ice Skating & Roller Skating),
Martial Arts, Mentoring, and more!
Language Storytime at the Duke International House (Durham, NC)
For German speaking families and children, CarolinaKinder.com presents
story times on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Duke International House.
Please check their
Calendar for the dates
and themes. From the website:
"The "M?chenstunde", or storytime is really intended to be much more than that. In fact, we might just call it "Kinderstunde" from now on, unless any of you have any inspiring ideas (and we are very open to those!)
On many occasions we will simply pick a theme and work or rather play around that, incorporating stories, games, finger plays and songs where fitting. This allows for more of an open program, for young and older alike.
On other occasions, we will host programs in which the age factor may be more of a consideration (e.g. actual "Maerchen" require an older audience).
And of course we will have Kasperletheater for everyone!"
Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke
University (Durham, NC)
The Sarah P. Duke Gardens offer a
Nature Story Time for children ages 3-7 first Saturdays and
third Thursdays in August and October 2012, 10:30-11:30 am, meeting
at the Front Desk of the Doris Duke Center. Plan to bring a picnic and go for a
walk in the beautiful gardens while you are there! (Children must
be accompanied by adults. No registration required
for storytime, unless you are bringing a large group.) For
more info call
NC Botanical Gardens Garden
Totten Center, U.S. 15-501/N.C. 54 Bypass, Chapel Hill.
Garden Story Books at the Storyteller's Chair in the garden near
the Paul Green Cabin of the North Carolina Botanical Gardens
Thursdays, 10:00 - 10:45 am (May 3 - August 16), for preschool-aged children with an
adult. Listen to a story and then explore the garden
together! Call to RSVP (919) 962-0522. Enjoy exploring in the
garden after story time.
Noble, New Hope Commons, Durham
Saturdays at 11 am and Tuesdays at 10 am.
5400 New Hope Commons, Durham, NC 27707.
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