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Soundside Story Time
Jul
13
to Aug 10

Soundside Story Time

Hey Boys and Girls:  Come join us in the William E Smith Children's Area of the museum for another summer of Soundside Story Time!  Each Friday morning we will read a couple books, do a craft activity, and then have snack time!  The programs are geared for preschoolers and their caregivers! Please come join us! Free play after the "program"!  Programming is from 10:30-11:30 am.  Themes this summer include Welcome Summertime. Sound Life, Mermaids, Fun in the Sun, Friendship, and Ducks!  Sea Ya soon!

 Summer ’18   Soundside Story Time       
Times   AM: 10:30-11:30   Pre-School- 2nd Grade with their Caregivers              
Stories -  A Make & Take Craft – Snack  - Free Play

Programs:

July 13:  Welcome Summer!
Join us for stories and activities that celebrate summertime and all the fun that comes with it!

July 20:  It “Sounds” like Fun!
Come and share the beauty and mysteries of the marshes and sounds!  A special watery world is all around us—let’s learn all we can!

July 27: Fun in the Sun!
We love the Sun!  But do we really know what it does for us or how we can use it?  Learn about the Sun and do some “cool” Sun projects!

August 3: Mermaids Among Us!
A special Friday the girls will really like!  The ocean sparks our imagination – that just might include a mermaid or two! Come and find out if they might be swimming with you!

August 10: Duck, Duck, Goose!:
We love our ducks here at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center!  Come learn about our splashy little friends!    

 

 

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 Watch'em Carve Wednesday
Jul
11
to Aug 15

Watch'em Carve Wednesday

Watch'em Carve Wednesdays have been happening for about a month now!  If you haven't stopped by, come join us in David's Room, in the education hall of the museum, to watch some of our finest local decoy carvers create works of art, right before your eyes!  They may even let you try it!  Various carvers continue to be with us each week throughout the summer until mid August!  We would love for you to join us!  

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Water: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
Jun
25
to Jun 29

Water: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

Summer Camp Programming  

The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum is offering a STEAM- based summer camp. (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) We’ll explore our local waterways, and learn about keeping our coast clean and healthy. Activities will include things like seining in Barden Inlet, climbing the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, and scientific monitoring of a wetland restoration project.  We will also learn about the local seafood industry and its fishing practices, as well as try our hand at pier fishing!  There will be lots of chances to be active and artistic all week long!  Camp runs from 10 am- 3 pm   M- F
June 25-29 is geared toward rising 4th – 6th Graders.  Limited space is available.   Cost- $ 50 - Museum Members   $60- Non Members      Please contact Teresa Everett at teresaeverett@coresound.com to find out more about this exciting opportunity!!

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Watch'em Carve Wednesday
Jun
20
10:00 AM10:00

Watch'em Carve Wednesday

Come join us in David's Room, in the education hall of the museum, to watch some of our finest local decoy carvers create works of art, right before your eyes!  They may even let you try it yourself!!  Various carvers will be with us each week throughout the summer starting June 20th and running on through mid August!  We would love to see you here!

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Water: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!
Jun
18
to Jun 22

Water: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

Summer Camp Programming!   The Core Sound Waterfowl Museum is offering a STEAM- based summer camp. (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) We’ll explore our local waterways, and learn about keeping our coast clean and healthy. Activities will include things like seining in Barden Inlet, climbing the Cape Lookout Lighthouse, and scientific monitoring of a wetland restoration project.  We will also learn about the local seafood industry and its fishing practices, as well as try our hand at pier fishing!  There will be lots of chances to be active and artistic all week long! Camp runs 10 am- 3 pm M- F
June 18-22 is geared toward rising 1st- 3rd Graders.  Limited space is available.  
Cost- $ 50 - Museum Members   $60- Non Members      Please contact Teresa Everett at teresaeverett@coresound.com to find out more about this exciting opportunity!!

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Down East Earth Day!
Apr
19
9:00 AM09:00

Down East Earth Day!

Down East Earth DayI Come join us for our 3rd annual "Down East" Earth Day at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum and Heritage Center!  We will have interactive programs and activities from 10 until 2 on Thursday April 19th!  Join a  "Walk n Talk" on our Willow Pond Trail, investigate our restored wetland, or learn about amphibians and macro invertebrates.  Help sort materials for recycling, learn about pollinators and make a recycled newspaper pot for a seedling! We will have  honeybees to observe, and rangers from the Cape Lookout National Seashore will join us as well!  This is just a sample of things you can see, learn and take part in!  It's FREE!!

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Special Edition of Soundside Storytime - Dr. Seuss Day!
Mar
2
10:30 AM10:30

Special Edition of Soundside Storytime - Dr. Seuss Day!

Dr. Seuss Day at the Museum! 
Hey Boys and Girls:  Come join us in the William E Smith Children's Area of the museum to celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday!  We will read several of his books, do an activity, craft and then have some special "Seuss Snacks"!  The program is geared for preschoolers and their caregivers! Please come join us! Free play after the "program"!

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Santa's Workshop For Kids
Nov
18
10:00 AM10:00

Santa's Workshop For Kids

Ho! Ho! Ho!  It's that time of year!  We are having our annual Santa's Workshop for kids ages 4- 10.  We will have holiday crafts as well as snacks at Mrs. Kringle's Kitchen!  You can write a letter to Santa too!  And.....Elf Mart will be returning!     In exchange for a canned good, CHILDREN may choose ONE gift for their parents and get it wrapped to keep it a surprise!  Come join us!

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Oct
14
7:30 PM19:30

Harkers Island Fall Festival

Join us for the infamous Haunted Woods event to finish the Fall Festival on Harkers Island.  Plan to wait your ghoulish turn as this is a very popular event!  And for the young children who may be frightened to go on the trail, the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center will have the William E.Smith Children's Area open for them to play, read Halloween books and watch fun Halloween cartoons!

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All-American Fish Fry
Aug
5
11:00 AM11:00

All-American Fish Fry

ALL – AMERICAN Fish & Shrimp Dinner (Includes Drink and Dessert)

Down East Bake Sale too!
CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT

Celebrating our Independence
and Thanking those Who Make Our Freedom Possible

First Call – First Reserve
Active Military and Veterans Eat Free
(Special thanks to our Friends for making this possible!)

Reservations for Military & Veteran Tickets Requested
252.728.1500 for Reservations & Ticket Information

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Aug
2
10:00 AM10:00

What Floats Your Boat? Kids Camp

                                              For Kids 1st grade- 8th Grade
     Two Sessions Available:  10am – 12Noon               12:30pm – 2:30pm
Learn about the principles behind floatation through fun exploration activities!  Then if you like, you can take part in a timed competition to create a "boat" that will keep the most weight afloat!!  Join us for water fun!

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Quilts: Geometric Gems Tessellation Camp
Jul
18
10:00 AM10:00

Quilts: Geometric Gems Tessellation Camp

                                              For Kids 1st grade- 8th Grade
     Two Sessions Available10am- 11:30 am   OR       12:30pm – 2pm
                    Bring Math and Art together.  Using traditional quilts as our starting designs,  learn how basic geometric shapes turn into fascinating patterns and designs.  We will take cues from nature too!   You will rival Picasso with the abstract geometric creation you will design, paint and take home the same day!

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Jul
13
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderful World of Woz Week

Join us for one of the two daily sessions: 10-11:30 or 12:30-2:00, as Mr. Woz shares the wonderful world of science through information, power points and the fun hands-on activities!  His topics will be one of the following each of 4 days- weather dependent: Macro Invertebrates of the Willow Pond, Amphibians as Indicator Species, The  Marvelous Maritime Forest, or Magnificent Mollusks!  Come join us!  Learn a lot and have fun doing it!!  This time is geared for school age children.  Parents and guardians may stay if you like.  Younger children must be accompanied by a parent!  This activity is free of charge!

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Jul
12
10:00 AM10:00

What Floats Your Boat? Kids Camp

For Kids: 1st grade- 8th Grade
Two Sessions Available:  10am – 12Noon               12:30pm – 2:30pm
Learn about the principles behind floatation through fun exploration activities!  Then if you like, you can take part in a timed competition to create a "boat" that will keep the most weight afloat!!  Join us for water fun!

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Jul
12
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderful World of Woz

Join us for one of the two daily sessions: 10-11:30 or 12:30-2:00, as Mr. Woz shares the wonderful world of science through information, power points and the fun hands-on activities!  His topics will be one of the following each of 4 days- weather dependent: Macro Invertebrates of the Willow Pond, Amphibians as Indicator Species, The  Marvelous Maritime Forest, or Magnificent Mollusks!  Come join us!  Learn a lot and have fun doing it!!  This time is geared for school age children.  Parents and guardians may stay if you like.  Younger children must be accompanied by a parent!  This activity is free of charge!

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Jul
11
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderful World of Woz Week

Join us for one of the two daily sessions: 10-11:30 or 12:30-2:00, as Mr. Woz shares the wonderful world of science through information, power points and the fun hands-on activities!  His topics will be one of the following each of 4 days- weather dependent: Macro Invertebrates of the Willow Pond, Amphibians as Indicator Species, The  Marvelous Maritime Forest, or Magnificent Mollusks!  Come join us!  Learn a lot and have fun doing it!!  This time is geared for school age children.  Parents and guardians may stay if you like.  Younger children must be accompanied by a parent!  This activity is free of charge!

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Jul
10
10:00 AM10:00

Wonderful World of Woz Week

Join us for one of the two daily sessions: 10-11:30 or 12:30-2:00, as Mr. Woz shares the wonderful world of science through information, power points and the fun hands-on activities!  His topics will be one of the following each of 4 days- weather dependent: Macro Invertebrates of the Willow Pond, Amphibians as Indicator Species, The  Marvelous Maritime Forest, or Magnificent Mollusks!  Come join us!  Learn a lot and have fun doing it!!  This time is geared for school age children.  Parents and guardians may stay if you like.  Younger children must be accompanied by a parent!  This activity is free of charge!

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Jun
24
10:00 AM10:00

Heritage Camps

                                      10 am- 5pm                Families of all Ages
During Community Day- June 24th -  Come and take part in learning activities from our education partners who will be located on our front porch area.: 
                NC Coastal Federation- Oysters / Crystal Coast Beekeepers – Bees/
                Cape Lookout National Seashore/ Mr. Woz and Pond Invertebrates /
                Willow Pond Trail Walk ‘n Talk/ Carteret County Wildlife Club

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