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The Kid’s Corner


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Stop by the children’s area and check out some of the fun activities.


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Our StoryWalk was generously funded by a grant from the New Hanover County Master Gardeners Association.

StoryWalk is a collaboration between New Hanover County Parks & Gardens, Health Department, and the Public Library.

Butterfly Beat

Strike the metal to compose your own beat!




Play the Pipe Organ

Feeling musical? Head over to our colorful pipe organ directly behind the herb garden in the picnic area.

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NC Cooperative Extension and Arboretum: 6206 Oleander Drive • Wilmington, NC 28403 • Phone 910-798-7660 • Fax 910-798-7678
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