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.


Preschool-age students (ages 3-5) will explore a different topic each session through hands on activities, games, crafts and experiments. Classes meet one Tuesday morning each month from 10:30-11:15am. This is a parent/child program, no pre-registration is required, however seating is limited. Ages 3-5.
Oct 2nd, Nov 6th, Dec 4th
10:30-11:15 AM
FREE w/ Admission


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. Preregister by Sept 30th. All Ages.
Sat, Oct 6th
10:30 AM-12:00 PM
$3 City residents; $4.50 Non-residents

Sweet Science

Slime you can eat? Revealing the popping secret behind Pop Rocks Candy? Forming hypotheses and test your ideas with candy! Join us as we investigate and savor the tasty, sweet side of science. Preregister by Oct 22nd. Ages 8-12.
Sat, Oct 27th
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
$20.00 City Residents; $30.00 Non-Residents

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