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Tiny Toes: The weekly nursery is back for a new term starting on Friday 2 November and continuing each Friday up to 7 December. Click here for more details.

Little Fingers: The weekly play group is back for a new term starting on Friday 2 November and continuing each Friday up to 7 December. Click here for more details.

Vote for the Friends of Wharton Park! Please come to Durham Town Hall on Saturday 17th November and see us at our stall between 10am and 2pm. If you (and your family!) vote for us, it will help us obtain part of the 'It's Up to You' fund from the Durham Area Action Partnership. That will help fund future plans for the Community Garden and our lovely Park!

Our AGM: We would like to invite all Friends to our AGM on Tuesday 20th November. It will be held at the Wharton Park Visitor Centre from 6pm to 8pm. As well as a raffle and refreshments, there will be a short presentation by Darryl Cox, Principal Parks and Countryside Manager on 'The Countryside Service - How it looks after the lovely Durham countryside for you.'

You can drive into the Park's car park if you wish. The gates will be closed, but not locked. Please remember to close the gates after you.

Elf Trail: From 1 December to 6 January, come and help find some elves that have got themselves lost in Wharton Park. Click here for more details.

Elf School: On Saturday 1, 8 and 22 December, children will be taught how to become first class elves through a series of exciting games and activities. Click here for more details.

Christmas Corner: On Sunday 2, 9 and 23 December, come to the Wharton Park Visitors' Centre for a festive children's story. Click here for more details.

Help in the Community Garden: Come to the Community Garden on Wednesday 5 December from 2pm to 4pm for a cuppa and to share your gardening skills & ideas.

The Big Snowy Christmas: On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 December, come and see Little Blue Monster Productions' brand new Christmas show. Click here for more details.