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Little Explorers: Animal Architects

Animal Architects: Our natural world is filled with talented architects from beavers to birds to bees! Children will become architects as they come to understand how wild creatures create and build. Children will enjoy games, stories, songs and crafts.

This program is for children ages 2-6 only. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Graham Lawn at Dix Park, 691 Palmer Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27603

Registration: Space is limited, registration required. Please register each child, adults do not need to register. This event is free to the public thanks to Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy donors. 

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COVID-19 Safety Reminders
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.

Know Before You Go

  • Bring a yoga mat and/or a towel and a filled water bottle.
  • There are port-a-johns available, but they may be a significant walk from the yoga location.
  • The minimum age is 12 years old and minors must be registered and accompanied by an adult.

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

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.