Parks and Recreation Newest Member, The ELF
Coming soon to the streets of Davidson!  Parks and Recreation has an exciting new mode of transportation, the ELF (Electric, Light, Fun)!  The ELF is a recumbent electric bike with an outer covering and is made by Organic Transit located in Durham, NC.

Preschool Adventurer Club

Preschoolers enjoy time spent outside exploring the environment and learning about nature in this daily program. Indoor art, games, and other activities will be included when temperatures drop. You may choose any combination of days from once a week to daily (as available). Program dates will follow the Davidson Green School schedule and will be available on a first come/first reserved basis.

Watercolor with Judith Brown
Registration Deadline: January 6

Let’s paint! This class will concentrate on using transparent techniques to create luminous and vibrant paintings. All skill levels are welcome. Judith Brown has extensive experience and education in multiple art media. In her class, you can expect to learn color theory and how to make any color using only four tubes of paint, and make beautiful watercolor art from start to finish.

Date:  January 7, 14, 21, and 28
Time:  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Sewing - Registration Deadline: January 11

You already know the basics, so grab your sewing machine and learn some fun new techniques. Learn to set zippers, buttons, sleeves, and refine that intricate pattern you’ve always wanted to try out. This class is taught by longtime seamstress Katie Chichester of Hancock Fabrics.  We're offering a morning session and an evening session. 

Thursday, January 14 - February 4 (evening class)
              Tuesday, January 19 - February 9 (morning class)
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (evening class)
               10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (morning class)

Book'd - Therapeutic Recreation Book Club for Teens

Let’s read! Join us weekly on Friday evenings to read and discuss a popular Teen fiction book. Each reader will be encouraged to read aloud for their peers and participate in discussions. The program will start on January 15 and end March 18. The cost for each reader is $10 and readers of all abilities are welcome! For more information about the program or to register, please contact Danielle Dobbs-Jackson at 980.314.1309 or

Book'd - Therapeutic Recreation Book Club for Teens

Chair Caning - Registration Deadline is January 11

Learn the old-world craft of weaving bamboo strips into a beautiful and strong work of art. Create comfortable seating and backing for an open framed chair or stool. You will need to bring a chair or stool with you to all classes. Please contact our staff if you are unable to obtain a chair or stool. All participants must bring sharp scissors and a small bucket or water pail to each class. Ages 18 and older.

Date:     January 20 - February 24 (Wednesday)
Time:     11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

DavidsonLearns - Registration Now Open

The DavidsonLearns 2016 winter/spring class listing is now available and open for registration. DavidsonLearns offers lifelong learning classes covering a variety of topics. The current course offerings include:

Bridges Out of Poverty
The Holocaust and Representation
Shakespeare, Scene and Heard
Science and Society
Creativity and Conflict
F. Buechner and the Art of Memoir
Hanging Chads: The Inside Story
Introduction to Classical Chinese Poetry
Intermediate Genealogy
A History of the World in Six Glass
The United States Civil War

Contact Us

For more information, visit us online at
or call us at 704-892-3349. If you would like to stop by
and visit us in person, our address is 865 South Street. 

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