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  1. Historic Downtown Raleigh Trolley Tour

    September 22, 2018, 9:45 AM - 3:30 PM @ Meet at Town Commons Parking Lot

    Carrboro Recreation and Parks trips are known for their fine company, back road ambling, and interest-piquing destinations. Take advantage of a one-day outing and leave the driving to someone else! All trips are geared for adults. Transportation by van, departing from Carrboro Town Hall and return times are approximate. Please inquire regarding wheelchair accessibility. In order to receive a refund, you must cancel 2 weeks prior to the trip. Historic Downtown Raleigh Trolley Tour Climb aboard for our hour-long guided ride through downtown Raleigh We will begin at Mordecai Historic Park and stop at Bicentennial Plaza, Joel Lane House, Fayetteville Street and City Market. Before our trolley tour, we will stop at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. Following the trolley ride, we will have lunch at a restaurant at City Market before heading home Bring money for a doughnut and lunch. Register by September 14, 2018. Ages 18+

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  2. Critter Carnival

    September 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Northern entrance next to the playground

    Meet & learn about animals at Critter Carnival! On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the 4th annual Critter Carnival (formerly Furry Friends Festival) will be held at Southern Community Park in Chapel Hill, NC from 10am to 2pm to raise money and awareness for numerous local animal rescue and rehabilitation charities. Many animals will be at the festival for people to meet, including owls, turtles, fawns, kittens, possums, raptors, snakes, birds of prey, adoptable puppies & dogs and much more. Circus artists such as hula hoopers and stilt walkers will exhibit their amazing skills. There will be a Maple View Ice Cream truck, a lemonade stand, animal-related vendors, arts & crafts vendors, and an online silent auction with lots of great items. Admission is free! More information is available at www.CritterCarnival.org.

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  3. Run 4 Peace - Run/Walk for HomeStart

    September 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ The Pumpkin Loop Trail in Chapel Hill, NC

    Come out and have some fun at our 3rd Annual Run 4 Peace! We will have free prize drawings, refreshments and live entertainment after the race! This run/walk takes place on the Pumpkin Loop in Chapel Hill. This race will benefit HomeStart, a homeless shelter for women and children in Orange County. You can find out all of the race details and sign up using the link to the race website :)

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  4. Studytime Sessions

    September 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Come study and relax while listening to live music! A host of local musicians sets the tone for relaxing afternoon study/chill sessions. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and something to eat while you hang out! Check the calendar on our website for the lineup!

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  5. "Go Wild” at the 11th Annual Pepper Festival

    September 23, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    The 11th Annual Pepper Festival, one of the largest chef competitions in North Carolina, takes a walk on the wild side with a spicy line-up of pepper-themed dishes and brews, family activities and live music! Approximately 50 top chefs and brewers compete to create one-of-a-kind recipes, featuring the locally bred and grown North Carolina pepper. This year, chefs will be challenged to “go wild” with wild, foraged ingredients! From pepper donuts to pepper ribs, you’ll see a dizzying array of dishes along with bold brews! For your GPS, enter: Margaret B. Pollard Middle School 185 Granite Mill Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516. PepperFest is just up the hill from Margaret Pollard Middle School on Great Ridge Pkwy.

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  6. Studytime Sessions

    September 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Come study and relax while listening to live music! A host of local musicians sets the tone for relaxing afternoon study/chill sessions. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and something to eat while you hang out! Check the calendar on our website for the lineup!

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  7. Toddler Preschool Playtime

    September 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Carrboro Century Center - Century Hall

    Parents and young children (5 & under) can come enjoy some unstructured playtime in the spacious Century Hall. There will be music to dance to, blocks, crawl tunnels, and other toys to play with and plenty of space. It will be a great opportunity to meet new friends and playmates. No registration required. Ages: 1-5

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  8. Volleyball Drop-In

    September 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Grey Culbreth Middle School Gymnasium

    The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department Drop-In programs allow participants the opportunity to play in an informal setting and to meet others of similar sporting interest. Groups are welcome to attend. Participants should contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (919) 918-7364 for specific scheduling information. Ages 16+ (Experienced players 15 & Under may attend with a parent/guardian.)

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  9. Active Life Kayak Trip - Bynum Upriver Paddle

    September 26, 2018, 9:15 AM - 2:00 PM @ Meet at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St.

    OFFERED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HAW RIVER CANOE & KAYAK COMPANY Because of its biological and ecological significance, land on both sides of the Haw River upriver of the dam at Highway 15-501 in Bynum is part of the Haw Slopes State Natural Area. A diversity of habitats includes rich forested slopes, islands, rocky outcrops and wetlands. Both rare and ancient plants are found along the shore. Great blue herons, belted kingfishers, Canada geese, red-tail hawks and eagles are commonly seen while paddling. Occasionally, deer, beaver and muskrats present themselves. Flat-water upriver of the dam is especially well-suited for both the beginner paddler and anyone interested in nature. We will conclude the trip having lunch at the Allen & Son BBQ in Pittsboro. Ages 50+

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  10. Studytime Sessions

    September 26, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Come study and relax while listening to live music! A host of local musicians sets the tone for relaxing afternoon study/chill sessions. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and something to eat while you hang out! Check the calendar on our website for the lineup!

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  11. Volleyball Drop-In

    September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Grey Culbreth Middle School Gymnasium

    The Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department Drop-In programs allow participants the opportunity to play in an informal setting and to meet others of similar sporting interest. Groups are welcome to attend. Participants should contact the Recreation and Parks Department at (919) 918-7364 for specific scheduling information. Ages 16+ (Experienced players 15 & Under may attend with a parent/guardian.)

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  12. Youth Disc Golf Clinic

    September 29, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Henry Anderson III Community Park

    These youth disc golf clinics gives parents and children (Ages 6-15) the opportunity to learn together about the sport of disc golf including rules, etiquette, the basics of throwing discs, and tips and techniques. All discs provided! Parents and youth must both be present to participate. Instructor: Matthew Smith

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  13. Studytime Sessions

    September 29, 2018, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Come study and relax while listening to live music! A host of local musicians sets the tone for relaxing afternoon study/chill sessions. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and something to eat while you hang out! Check the calendar on our website for the lineup!

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  14. Art and Nature: Exploring Nature through Art for Teens

    September 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Wilson Park Picnic Shelter

    In this outdoor hands-on class students will learn to see art in nature by identifying colors, patterns, textures and rhythms that we’ll find in the natural areas surrounding Wilson Park. Students will then create mixed media art projects involving painting and collage that are inspired by their discoveries. Students will become familiar with local flora and fauna, learn about their purpose, and discover how their experience can translate into art making. They will then create a work of art while being taught painting and collage techniques. This fun and explorative class will be based at the covered pavilion in Wilson Park. Ages: 10-15 Instructor: Vanessa Murray Note: PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

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  15. Open Mic Night @ Johnny's

    September 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Open Mic Night returns to Johnny's, Carrboro's official 'un-official' living room!! The last Sunday of each month, we set aside a couple hours to showcase all of y'all's talents! Poetry, music, monologues, orations, comedy, literature; whatever you want to show, you can (provided it's family friendly, of course)!! Come cozy up with a mug of something warm and ready to be wowed! Sign-up begins at 4:30pm in the shop: first come, first serve! There will be seven 7-10 minute slots, and you must bring any equipment you need (minus the mic, of course!). Check the website for more info! http://www.johnnysgonefishing.com/music.html

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  16. Open Mic Night @ Johnny's

    September 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Johnny's Gone Fishing Cafe

    Open Mic Night returns to Johnny's, Carrboro's official 'un-official' living room!! The last Sunday of each month, we set aside a couple hours to showcase all of y'all's talents! Poetry, music, monologues, orations, comedy, literature; whatever you want to show, you can (provided it's family friendly, of course)!! Come cozy up with a mug of something warm and ready to be wowed! Sign-up begins at 4:30pm in the shop: first come, first serve! There will be seven 7-10 minute slots, and you must bring any equipment you need (minus the mic, of course!). Check the website for the monthly theme/more info! http://www.johnnysgonefishing.com/music1.html

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