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

Puppet Show: The Little Engine that Could

Presented by the Junior Guild of Rocky Mount, enjoy a free puppet show with your family.

February-April 2018
1st Fridays at 6:15 and 6:45 PM
2nd and 4th Sundays at 1:30 and 2:30 PM
Special showings can be scheduled on
1st Fridays at 10:15, 10:45, or 11:15 AM

For more information or to schedule a show
Please call 252-557-9886 or email jrguildpuppets@gmail.com

KinderScience

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 10:30-11:15am. This is a parent/child program, no pre-registration is required, however seating is limited.
Ages: Ages 3-5
Days, Dates, Times:

  • Tuesday, February 6
  • Tuesday, March 6
  • Tuesday, April 10
  • Tuesday, May 8

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, March 3, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 7, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 5, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Saturday, June 2, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Fee: FREE

Princess Tea Party

The Children’s Museum & Science Center cordially invites you to attend a Princess Tea
Party! Your attendance is requested for tasty treats, visits with royalty, magical crafts,
and unlimited play in the “Kingdom” (aka the Children’s Museum). Princess attire is
always admired, but never required!
Register today, seating is limited!
Age: Ages 3-10
Days, Dates and Times:Saturday, March 3, 10:00am-12:00pm
Fee: $10 per family (up to 3 people, $5 each additional child), registration and payment must be made by 5pm February 28th

Jedi Engineering with LEGOs®

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Explore
engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such
as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy
far, far away. Create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and
engineering to defeat the Empire!
Ages: 5-6
Days, Dates and Times: Monday-Friday, July 9-13, 9:00am-12:00pm
Fee: $115 per participant, registration and payment must be made by 5pm June 30th

Jedi Master Engineering with LEGOs®

The Force Awakens in this advanced engineering course for young Jedi! Discover key
engineering concepts such as gear trains, worm drives, pneumatics, and eccentric motion.
Build projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, AT-AT walkers, Pod Racers,
Star Destroyers, Cloud Cities, Settlements, Fortresses, and other complex machines and
structures from a galaxy far, far away.
Ages: 7-12
Days, Dates and Times: Monday-Friday, July 9-13, 1:00pm-4:00pm
Fee: $115 per participant, registration and payment must be made by 5pm June 30th

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