Up & Coming Weekly

October 31, 2023

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM 14 UCW November 1 - 7, 2023 EVENTS Parks and Recreation offers family-friendly events a STAFF REPORT Fayetteville-Cumberland Parks and Recreation offers a variety of locations around town to enjoy the outdoors and learn about local flora, fauna and wildlife. In addition to park facilities, there are a number of activities sched- uled for November. Below are just a few, so be sure to check https://www. fcpr.us/facilities/recreation-centers for more information. Lake Rim Park, 910-433-1018 Fishing Tackle Loaner Program: Try your hand at fishing without buying the equipment. is program allows you to borrow a rod and reel for 24 hours and provides a great opportunity for the whole family . A driver's license or ID is required to register. Participants must follow state fishing license requirements. e program is free for all ages, Monday through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Youth Archery Clinic: is intro- ductory class for younger archers is on Nov. 4 from noon to 2 p.m. Smaller bows and a shorter class time will help beginners learn the basics of safety, equipment care, and proper form. Although the clinic is aimed at 5- to 7-year-olds, a parent or guardian must stay and supervise. Call or register online, space is limited. e cost is $5. Stained "Glass" Leaf Art: Bring your old crayons to this fun class where we will crunch them up and melt them into art. Learn some common tree species from around the park and collect their colorful leaves to form the centerpiece of your creation. en you will be ready to decorate your winter windows. is event will be from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. on Nov. 9 and is free for all ages. anksgiving Animal Hunt: "Stuffed" animals will be on hand to teach about the different native animals and traditional foods associ- ated with anksgiving. Practice your hunting skills on a scavenger hunt to find some of these animals hiding in the woods. Call or register online. is free event is from 4 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 16 and intended for all ages. J. Bayard Clark Nature Center, 910-433-1579 Animal Feedings Alligators chomping, snakes swal- lowing, and turtles snapping, come see what is for dinner at the nature center. Free for all ages; Wednesdays 4 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 p.m. Nature Story Time You and your child are invited to Clark Park for an interactive story time with the Cumberland County Public Library on Nov. 14. from 1 to 2 p.m. e story will be followed by Bear- themed crafts and activities. Intended for thos 6 and under with an adult. Call or register online for the free event. Big Tree Bike Ride Bring your bike to travel along the Cape Fear River Trail in search of the biggest trees. Learn how to use a Biltmore stick to determine the height and width of trees along the trail. Call or register online. e ride is for those 8 years old and above. e ride is free and will be Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. to noon. Native American Culture Native Americans had inhabited North Carolina for thousands of years before the first European explor- ers arrived and changed their world forever. Learn how the original people of North Carolina lived before contact. rough demonstrations and artifacts, you will learn what people in this re- gion ate, what they wore, and the tools they made to help them survive. Call or register online for this free event intended form ages 8 and up. It will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Turkey Shoot Archery is is the basic archery class with a holiday theme. Learn safety, proper stance, and correct technique then practice on turkey shaped targets and play holiday themed games. Call or register online, space is limited. is event is aimed for participants ages 8 and up on Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. until noon. e cost is $5. November 24th 1 pm - 9 pm Produced by the Downtown Alliance in partnership with the Fayetteville History Museum SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES DOWNTOWN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. www.faydta.com/adickensholiday Sandhills Oral Surgery Periodontics & Dental Implant Specialists Cursive ERA Strother First Citizens Coldwell Banker Advantage Huff Family Office Fayetteville Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Horse Drawn Carriage Rides Holiday Shopping Market Visit Victoria Station at Franklin Square Platinum Sponsors Presenting Sponsors

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