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Graham Lawn
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Little Explorers: Going Batty

Going Batty: Bats are fascinating creatures. Children will enjoy activities and games that will help them to understand that although bats may not look like human animals, they are mammals just like us.

This program is for children ages 2-6 only. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: Graham Lawn at Dix Park, 691 Palmer Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27603

Registration: Space is limited, registration required. Please register each child, adults do not need to register. This event is free to the public thanks to Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy donors. 

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COVID-19 Safety Reminders
Please stay home if you are sick! A 6-foot distance should be maintained between yourself and other participants in the program. Visit Raleigh Parks COVID-19 page for the latest information and guidance.

Know Before You Go

  • Walking in grass and on uneven surfaces will be necessary. Closed-toe shoes are recommended.

  • Port-a-johns and water fountain are available near the program location.

Accessibility

Dorothea Dix Park continues to strive to be accessible and welcoming for visitors, including those with disabilities. Currently, portions of Dorothea 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: Accessible parking spaces are available in all lots.

Restrooms: Accessible port-a-johns are located at the Big Field and Flowers Field. Indoor accessible restrooms are available in the newly renovated 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 ParksInclusion@raleighnc.gov.