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July 2019

Rock the Park Movie – Kid’s Night

July 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Ferdinand

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PLAYlist: Bull City All-Stars Drumline w/ Caroline Brodie

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Do you love the textures, syncopation and polyrhythms of a marching band drumline? How about TWO marching bands and a tap dancer? Hillside High School Marching Band Mighty Marching Hornets drumline, Bull City Music School’s drumline and tap dancer Caroline Brodie will put on a spectacular (and very Durham) show tonight, at PLAYlist Concert Series. Free and open to the public

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August 2019

PLAYlist Concert Series: New Reveille w/ Raleigh Rockers

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Breakdance crew Raleigh Rockers - Crew opens for Raleigh Alt-Country band New Reveille. Don't miss this because there will also be a never-to-be-replicated collaborative number! New Reveille's sound: Amy Kamm on lead vocals, Daniel Cook on banjo and guitar, George Hage on guitar, Autumn Brand on violin — an Americana lineup so far. But there’s also Kaitlin Grady on cello, adding a classical element, combining with Autumn in mini-orchestral textures and melodies. Cook’s banjo avoids flashy patterns, instead harks back…

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Rock the Park Movie – Throwback Night

August 17 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Bull Durham! Help us celebrate Durham's 150th Birthday.

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PLAYlist Concert Series: &More (Chill Moody and DonnT) w/Niito

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Debuting as &More (Chill Moody & Donn T) at the annual Roots Jam Session last January in the lead-up to Grammy week, the pair settled on a band name in reference to festival lineups that state "and more" at the bottom of fliers. ("I could be ‘and more' one day, just joking along with that," says Chill.) But &More's missive is grounded in the times, surveying the world at large and exploring a variety of topics along a political and…

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September 2019

PLAYlist: Project 919 Band w/ Empower Dance lesson

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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The musical creativity, syncopated rhythms, and summer sounds of Project 919 Band are a representation of true D.C. Go-go music right here in the Triangle. Are you a fan of funk’s subgenres, call and response or anything with conga and cowbell? Go-go is for you. Wallflowers, have no fear. Choreographers Nicole Oxendine and Jessica Burroughs of Empower Dance Studio are giving free dance lessons near the stage before the second set! Free and open to the public  

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September Volunteer Work Day

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Keep the Park looking beautiful! Join Durham Central Park Board Members and Friends of the Park for our monthly Volunteer Work Day. If you love whacking weeds, trimming brush, mulching and generally making things look spiffy around the park, from the rain garden trail to along the creek, join like-minded folks for our volunteer work day. Where to meet: At the foot of the steps on Roney Street Time: 9am-Noon What to wear: Close-toed shoes and work clothes We provide:…

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Les Filles de Illighadad w/ Diali Cissokho

September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Fatou Seidi Ghali, lead vocalist of Les Filles de Illighadad is one of the only Tuareg female guitarists in Niger. Sneaking away with her older brother’s guitar, she taught herself to play. While Fatou’s role as the first female Tuareg guitarist is groundbreaking, it is just as interesting for her musical direction. In a place where gender norms have created two divergent musics, Fatou and Les Filles are reasserting the role of tende in Tuareg guitar. In lieu of the…

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October 2019

October Volunteer Work Day

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Keep the Park looking beautiful! Join Durham Central Park Board Members and Friends of the Park for our monthly Volunteer Work Day. If you love whacking weeds, trimming brush, mulching and generally making things look spiffy around the park, from the rain garden trail to along the creek, join like-minded folks for our volunteer work day. Where to meet: At the foot of the steps on Roney Street Time: 9am-Noon What to wear: Close-toed shoes and work clothes We provide:…

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Parties for the Park

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on September 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 5, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 18, 2019 at 8:30 pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 23, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2019 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

Durham Central Park, 501 Foster Street
Durham, 27701
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Parties for the Park is a series of dinner, cocktail, and dance parties to support Durham Central Park. Our incredible hosts offer a wide selection of parties – from artsy to adventurous, from the park to the rooftops, from September to November. Parties sell out fast, so don’t wait to get your tickets and get in on the fun!   TICKETS ON SALE AUG. 23!  

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