2013 Fall Program Schedule Announced
Contact: Outer Banks Group, 252-475-9034
National Park Service Outer Banks Group (Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Wright Brothers National Memorial and Cape Hatteras National Seashore) fall program season will run from Tuesday, September 3 through Monday, October 14, 2013.A variety of programs are offered--all programs are free.
Wright Brothers National Memorial:
·Daily, 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m.-Flight Room Talk: Learn about the Wright Brothers and how they developed the first successful airplane. See a demonstration of their control system on a reproduction of the 1903 Flyer. Flight Room Auditorium (25 min)
·Daily, every half-hour: Park movie, Kitty Hawk - The Wright Brothers' Journey of Invention: Learn more about what happened in 1903. First Flight Pavilion Auditorium (20 min).
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:
Cape Hatteras National Seashore:
By attending programs and completing a workbook, kids can become Junior Rangers.Booklets are free and available at each National Park Service visitor center.For general information on the Outer Banks Group national park sites, visit www.nps.gov/caha, www.nps.gov/fora, www.nps.gov/wrbr;Twitter@CapeHatterasNPS, @WrightBrosNPS, @FortRaleighNPS; or call 252-473-2111.
Did You Know?
This is not a space alien, even though it has a transparent body, wings, and a very large eye. Giant water fleas grow up to 2 cm long, and are a food source for small fish that shelter in the sound. You can swim with them in the sound-side waters off Cape Hatteras National Seashore.