Programs & Events

Registration Guidelines

Registration is required for all fee based classes, unless otherwise noted. Payment is required at time of registration. Students are not considered enrolled in a class until payment has been made.

Enroll online, by calling 252-972-1266 or visiting the Imperial Centre at 270 Gay Street.

For more information, email us.

Parks & Recreation Refund Policy

Participants receive an 85% refund when they cancel a class that has not yet begun; a refund of 50% is made when a participant cancels within the first week of class; no refund is available when participant cancels after two class meetings.

Hands on Programs


Preschool-age students (ages 3-5) will explore a different topic each session through hands on activities, games, crafts and experiments. Classes meet every Tuesday morning 10:30-11:15am. This is a parent/child program, no pre-registration is required, however seating is limited.
Age: Ages 3-5
Day, Date, Time: Tuesdays, October 3-December 12, 10:30-11:15am
Fee: FREE with Museum Admission

Nature Walk with a Naturalist

Join us for a Nature Walk through Sunset Park! Identify and learn about trees, plants and the signs of the seasons in nature. Free!
Location: Meet at the Battle Park Boat Ramp parking lot
Ages: All
Days, Dates and Times:

  • Saturday, September 2, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Saturday, October 7, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Saturday November 4, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Saturday, December 2, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm



Description: Study the secretive world of owls during this avian investigation! Discover what makes owls the ultimate nocturnal predator, explore their incredible adaptations, and learn to identify owls by call. Dig even deeper by dissecting real owl pellets to learn the identity of an owl’s midnight snack.
Location: Children’s Museum & Science Center
Ages: 5+
Day, Date, Time: Saturday, October 21, 11:00am-12:00pm
Fee: Fee: $2 City residents; $3.00 Non-residents

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