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Young Girls Spend Summer Living in the Past

Thursday, August 24, 2017

While many children would not consider raising well water with a bucket, making dyes or corncob darts fun, Avery Pace, age 10, and her sister, Anne-Campbell Pace, age seven, are fine doing just that. They spent many happy hours this summer as volunteers at Horne Creek Historical Farm in Pinnacle as 21st century girls honing 19th century skills.  

Top Aquariums Join Forces, Launch “In Our Hands” To Tackle Plastic Pollution

Sunday, August 20, 2017

The three North Carolina Aquariums have joined forces with other top aquariums across the country to create the Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) which recently launched the “In Our Hands” campaign to address one of the gravest threats facing ocean and freshwater animals – plastic pollution.

We’re gonna need a bigger theater ... “Jaws” comes to Museum, August 25

Monday, August 14, 2017

Didn’t get enough Shark Week? Still ticked you tuned in to watch Michael Phelps “race” a great white? You can still satisfy your shark cravings when the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences shows the original “Jaws” on the big screen, Final Friday, August 25, 5:30-9 p.m. 

Hands on History: Weapons of the Civil War at CSS Neuse Interpretive Center

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Get up close and personal with Civil War era shells and weapons at the CSS Neuse Civil War Interpretive Center’s “Hands on History: Civil War Weapons” program. The event, Saturday, Aug. 12, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the last of the site’s “Hands on History” series occurring on second Saturdays this summer.

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