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Connect + Create: Punch Needle

Create Art in the Chapel at Dix Park!

Punch Needle: Painting with Yarn
Learn the basics of punch needle, a technique that allows you to paint with yarn! Then apply your new skill to create a small abstract or scenic fiber piece.

Instructor: Alanah Reid

The program is geared for all ages. Due to the materials and processes used in this class we recommend participants are 5 years of age or older, for younger participants parent or guardian supervision is required.

This program is free thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors and our partners at Artspace.

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Location: The Chapel at Dix Park, 1030 Richardson Drive Raleigh, NC 27603

Tickets: Participation is limited. Registration is required. Registration opens one week in advance at 12:00 pm. 

REGISTRATION

COVID-19 Safety Update

  • Effective Monday, August 2, 2021: Face coverings are required inside all City of Raleigh facilities.
  • Please stay home if you are sick! 
  • A 6-foot distance should be maintained between yourself and other participants in the program.
  • Visit Raleigh Parks COVID-19 page for the latest information and guidance.

Accessibility

Dorothea Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dorothea Dix Park, including some outdoor areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: Accessible parking spaces are available in all lots.

Restrooms: Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel. Accessible port-a-johns are located at the Big Field and Flowers Field.  

Programs and events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or ParksInclusion@raleighnc.gov.