Magnolia Room
Programs + Events

Discovering the Magic of Pollinators

Learn about the magical lives of pollinators and their vital role in ecosystems through an interactive family friendly class!

Event Details

Join Nomadic Roots Herbals to unravel the mystery of pollinators! This is an interactive class designed for both kids and adults to learn about the mutual relationship between plants and pollinating insects and animals. From butterflies and bees to bats and birds, learn about their crucial role in our ecosystem and how they help plants reproduce. Through engaging activities, games and hands-on experiences, participants will gain a deeper appreciation for pollinators and the importance of conserving their habitats. Get ready to explore nature's busy workers, all while surrounded by the whimsical ambiance of Dix's signature field of sunflowers.

This program is free to the public thanks to Dix Park Conservancy donors.

Instructor: LeAnna Cargman

Time:  10:00 - 11:30 am

Location: Magnolia Room

Registration: While free to attend, participation is limited. Registration is required. 

Registration opens 2 weeks in advance at 12:00 pm. 


Know Before You Go

  • This program takes place outside the entire time. 
  • Walking up hills, in grass, and on uneven surfaces will be necessary. 
  • The closest portable restrooms are located near the Kirby Building Parking Lot.
  • Indoor restroom facilities are located in The Chapel during open hours.
  • Water fountains and water bottle refilling stations are located in the Chapel and at Magnolia Room.
  • If there is inclement weather, the walk will be canceled and registered participants will be notified by email.

Directions and Parking

  • Via Western Boulevard: Enter at Hunt Drive or S. Boylan Avenue
  • Via Lake Wheeler Road: Enter at Goode Drive
  • Via Centennial Parkway: Enter at Blair Drive
  • Follow Signs towards Magnolia Room
  • Parking is located in the Kirby Lot. ADA parking is available.
  • Click on the image below for an enlarged parking map.



Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dix Park, including some areas where programs and events occur, have uneven surfaces and are not fully accessible. Accessibility is a primary focus for early park improvements and all future planning and development.

Parking: ADA parking spaces for the Flowers Cottage are in front of the building. ADA parking spaces are available in all lots.

Restrooms: Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the Chapel.

Programs and Events: Raleigh Parks Inclusion Services works with community members to support participation. To request a program modification based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please complete and submit the Accommodation Request Form or contact Inclusion Services staff at 919-996-2147 or


Contact Dix Park Staff at 919-996-3255 or