Below is a listing of summer programs and internships offered by the City of Durham, Durham County, and Durham Public Schools. If you’d like to add a program hosted by either of these organizations, or would like to update the information listed, please email Also check out these other awesome lists of summer offerings! Compiled […]

Get ready for some egg-stravagant fun! We have a number of Egg Hunt adventures scattered throughout the City, tailor-made for you and your loved ones! Whether you’re inclined to plunge into one of our pools, watch your little one run through our Cultural Heritage Parks, or bring your furry friend to Rock Quarry Park, it’s […]

 Durham youth interested in gaining essential job skills while being paid this summer are now invited to apply for the 2024 Durham YouthWorks Program.  What You Need to Know Durham youth ages 14 to 24 invited to apply by March 19. Program provides work readiness and essential job skills to help secure future employment. Youth can […]

“Ain’t Too Proud – The Life And Times Of The Temptations” is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations’ extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts creating an amazing 42 Top […]

There’s still time to register to participate in the Durham Holiday Parade! The deadline to register has been extended to November 10. Scroll down to Parade Participant Registration to register! Kick off the holiday season at the Durham Holiday Parade! Cheer on hometown bands, drill teams, schools, and community groups as they make their way […]

The Durham County Department of Social Services is growing—again. The agency will host their second in-person job fair this year for critical Income Maintenance Caseworker II positions on Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Human Services Building in downtown Durham. The Durham DSS agency is expanding its staff in […]

A wrong-way driver caused chaos Sunday as they sped through a parade route, nearly hitting participants. WRAL received cellphone footage of the alarming incident during Hillside High School’s annual homecoming parade. People were heard screaming to move out of the way as the driver sped past along Fayetteville Street. “I just remember hearing someone scream, ‘move, move, […]

An overnight crash knocked down several traffic lights on Main Street at Fayetteville Street in Durham, affecting the Monday morning commute.

Every birthday is a blessing, and one Durham woman is feeling especially blessed as she recently celebrated her 111th birthday! You read correctly: 111 years! As reported by WITN, Catherine Ferrell celebrated her milestone birthday with family and friends at the First Baptist Church in Warsaw. Despite her advanced age, Ferrell is described as a vibrant and […]

Update: The final day of temporary blood lead testing at the Durham County Department of Public Health will be this Thursday, October 12.  Beginning Thursday, August 31, the Durham County Department of Public Health will offer free blood lead testing to children ages six months to six years, including children age six years old, and […]

Durham County has ordered a new mobile vehicle that will serve residents as a “mobile Durham County Office.”  It will assist with county staff delivering enhanced public outreach and bring more services to the community. The vehicle will be purchased with funds from the approved Durham County budget and is currently being built. The features […]

Tuesday, October 10 is an election day in North Carolina.  Citizens in nine counties will cast their votes in 30 municipal races, including three cities in the Triangle: Cary, Durham, and Fayetteville.