Celebrating Dix Park

Celebrating Dix Park

It was hot — but it was worth it! Only July 23rd, thousands of North Carolinians took part in Destination Dix and many of them, for the first time, explored Dorothea Dix Park and got a taste for what is in store for this park’s future.  From art booths to...
Kate Pearce, Dorothea Dix Park

Kate Pearce, Dorothea Dix Park

Kate Peace, Senior Planner for the City of Raleigh’s Dorothea Dix Park, joined us this week to talk about the unique and exciting opportunity to develop hundreds of acres of land next to Raleigh’s downtown. She describes her job as a “once in a lifetime opportunity” and her enthusiasm about this work is infectious! This long-term project to develop the land into a world-class park will exist for generations and Kate describes ways we can all be a part of this community effort.

Julie Rigby, NC Museum of Life & Science

Julie Rigby, NC Museum of Life & Science

“The point of this is to provide the enrichment and the learning to make science come alive for students… who may not have the same levels of advantage as other children in our area.” – Julie Rigby Julie Rigby, the Vice President for External...