National Parks and Recreation Month

Parks and Rec Month - July 2020

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Other ways to participate this July:

Olde Fashioned Fourth of July

July 4th | 9 am - 1 pm
Downtown Apex

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Celebrate America’s Birthday on Salem Street with family activities including giant inflatables, a rock climbing wall, carnival games, and food and street vendors. At noon, children 12 and under may join Uncle Sam’s Parade of Wheels for a trip down Salem Street.

Aquatic Adaptations and Evolution

July 9th | 9 - 11 am
Seagroves Farm Park, Picnic Shelter
201 Parkfield Dr.

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Ages 10+. Students will learn how different fish species have evolved over the years to best fit into their habitats. Learn how to classify types of fish according to color and body shape. We will discuss how pollution and human interaction affects the fish in these habitats and how we can help conserve ecological spaces for these wildlife. Supplies are included.  

Staff instructs. Limited to 15 participants. FREE (1 class)

Arachnids, Insects and Isopods, Oh My!

July 25th | 9 - 11 am
Apex Community Park Camp Building
2200 Laura Duncan Rd.

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Ages 11+. Students will learn about all of the different creatures that are most commonly referred to as "bugs." However, not all of these bugs are as they seem! Some of them aren’t even insects at all. Students will learn about arachnids, arthropods, isopods, insects, and just what makes all these creatures different from each other. Learn the different biology, anatomy and life cycles. Test your new ID skills at the end of the class! Supplies are included.

Staff instructs. Limited to 10 participants. FREE (1 class)