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Winter Landscape

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 01/20/2019 - 2:00pm

Create your own winter landscape using twigs and other natural items gathered around the visitor center.

*We will have hot glue guns available for adults and older children, and tape for younger kids.

All programs are free unless otherwise stated.

Constellations

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 01/19/2019 - 5:30pm

Come out to the park for some constellation lore! Participants are welcome to bring their own telescopes-- the ranger will also have one.

Event takes place at the swim beach.

*In the event of cloudy/rainy weather this event will be canceled.

Winter Tree ID

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/22/2018 - 1:00pm

Join a ranger to learn identifying characteristics of trees in winter. Meet at the visitor center. Be prepared for a short hike.

Campfire in the Woods - Blue Moon

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 5:00pm

Have you ever heard the expression “Once in a Blue Moon”? Have you ever wondered where that phrase comes from? Come out to the park and find out. We will be sharing some moon related stories around the campfire and polish the evening off with some s’mores.

Grinchy Greens

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/29/2018 - 3:00pm

Christmas isn’t over yet! Keep the Christmas Spirit alive with this Grinch themed program. We will start with a reading of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, then learn about some trees and plants that stay green all year round, even in the dead of winter. The program will include an evergreen craft.

Reindeer Games

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Mon, 12/24/2018 - 11:00am

Join us as we learn about Reindeer, why Santa needs them, and how they differ from our local deer. During the program, we will play some Reindeer Games and make reindeer food you can leave with Santa’s Cookies.

First Day Hike

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Tue, 01/01/2019 - 11:00am

Start out the New Year right with a hike; remember what you do on New Year’s Day you do all year long. During the hike we will learn about some nature based traditions from around the world. This hike is suitable for all ages. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable sturdy shoes.
 

Volunteer Day

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Wed, 12/19/2018 - 10:00am

Spend the day helping park staff plant native grass plugs. All ages welcome, but minors must have a guardian present.

Remember to bring lunch, water, and wear sturdy clothes. Participants are welcome to bring their own gloves, but the park will also have extras on hand.

Movie Night

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park
Date of Event: 
Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:00pm

Movie night at the swim lake beach. Christmas movie, rated PG. 

*If it is raining the movie will not be played.*

Bring camping chairs-the lawn may be soggy.

Free event/bring your own snacks (*but please make sure any trash makes it to the trash can at the end of the night)