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Raleigh Family Events Calendar

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December 12

Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events includes events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Mini Mights Open Gym at Peak Gymnastics (Apex)

Every Wednesday, bring your 18 month - 3 year old for an hour of fun together at Peak Gymnastics!

Brunch with Santa - Garner

Look who's sliding down the chimney! Get your Christmas list ready and come have brunch with Santa. Join us for ...

  • 9:30 am
  • Location: Garner Performing Arts Center | 742 Garner Road, Garner NC
  • Cost: $9 Resident; $12 Non-Resident
  • Website: www.garnernc.gov
  • Category: Holiday Events

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Made By Me: Gift Wrap

Put your spin on the season at this workshops for ages 2½-5 (with a grown-up). Make your own gift wrap! ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Outdoor Discovery Series: Animal Investigators

The Outdoor Discovery Series takes the Discovery Day themes out into the park. Whereas Discovery Day is self-guided, our Outdoor ...

Made By Me: Gift Wrap

Put your spin on the season at this workshops for ages 2½-5 (with a grown-up). Make your own gift wrap! ...

Friday Art Club at the Artful Mind - Holiday Wooden Houses

Multi-media art projects that are a perfect way to unwind with after a busy week. These projects are process driven ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Treasures from a Winter Garden - JC Raulston Arboretum

Get your fill of the science craze! Explore agriculture and horticultural sciences all year round with Science Saturdays, a Saturday ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University | 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Cost: $10-$15
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 2+ Family)

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature December Workshop. Parent and child pairs work together ...

New Hope Valley Train: Santa's Reindeer Roundup Express

Passengers not only get to meet Santa and pose for photos with him during their train ride on New Hope ...

Grandparents Prep Class at Grow

The best parents are the ones that get promoted to Grandparents! But sometimes, those Grandparents need a little extra help ...

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Discover art from other places and times. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Changing themes.

Meet your Museum Tour - NC Museum of Art

50 minute tours at 12:30 and 2:30. With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, ...

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Gingerbread House Workshop (Ages 2+ Family)

Celebrate the season with family bonding and gingerbread fun at our signature December Workshop. Parent and child pairs work together ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Monday Morning Storytime

Start the week out right! Join Mz. Linda under our big tree on Monday mornings for stories, rhymes, songs, and ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Sky Zone's Toddler Time is a great way to get our youngest jumpers active and ready for nap time. Every ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $8 for 60 minutes
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Free Tuesday Morning Movies

Grab the kids, snacks, blankets and visit us for your free, favorite movies on the big screen! Doors open at ...

Nature Playday

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Mini Mights Open Gym at Peak Gymnastics (Apex)

Every Wednesday, bring your 18 month - 3 year old for an hour of fun together at Peak Gymnastics!

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Weekly Children's Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Children's Storytime!

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 for Storytime followed by a special craft.

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Carolina Inn 12 Days of Christmas - Breakfast with Santa

SANTA IS COMING TO THE CAROLINA INN A festive Carolina Inn breakfast or brunch will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Carolina Inn | 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill NC 27516
  • Cost: $35 Per Person, Complimentary for Children 3 and Under
  • Website: www.carolinainn.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Favorite Snowman Cupcake Workshop (Ages 2-8y w/ Caregiver)

Do you want to build a snowman? Come dazzle your way through the Kitchen as we learn to whip up ...

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

Little Musical Chefs Presents: Cookies & Cocoa for Santa

Come Decorate Cookies for Santa and Enjoy a Hot Cocoa Bar with your Little Chef!

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: squareup.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Bass Pro Shop - Santa's Wonderland

Share the Wonder. The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! Gather the family and come to experience ...

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft to nurture ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Discover art from other places and times. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Changing themes.

Meet your Museum Tour - NC Museum of Art

50 minute tours at 12:30 and 2:30. With a 164-acre campus, two buildings, an amphitheater, a park, and several gardens, ...

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Carolina Inn 12 Days of Christmas - Breakfast with Santa

SANTA IS COMING TO THE CAROLINA INN A festive Carolina Inn breakfast or brunch will undoubtedly usher in the Christmas magic ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Carolina Inn | 211 Pittsboro Street, Chapel Hill NC 27516
  • Cost: $35 Per Person, Complimentary for Children 3 and Under
  • Website: www.carolinainn.com
  • Category: Holiday Events

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Story Time at Klaystation

Come join us for a free story reading. Mr. Fred reads a great story with some funny voices. After the ...

Nature Playday

Come out and play! The Nature PlaySpace will be stocked with extra special materials and supplies and a Museum play ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Weekly Children's Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Children's Storytime!

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

What’s in the Box?: Parts of Art

Now at a new, earlier time! Preschoolers, ages 2–5, and their caregivers have fun while exploring art together. Each session ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 for Storytime followed by a special craft.

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Holiday Family Film Series: Shrek the Halls & Merry Madagascar - Eva Perry Regional Library

Join us for a movie at the library. Simple craft and popcorn snack. PJs and pillows encouraged. Registration requested. Feature presentation: ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Michael's Stores: Kids Club

Every Saturday, bring your kiddos ages 3+ to participating Micheal's Stores for Kids Club - a choice of two 30-minute ...

Holiday Family Film Series: Kung Fu Panda Holiday & Dragon's: Gift of the Night Fury - Eva Perry Regional Library

Join us for a movie at the library. Simple craft and popcorn snack. PJs and pillows encouraged. Registration requested. Feature presentation: ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen science is a big part of what we do at Prairie Ridge, so we welcome one and all to ...

ABC Craft and Learn: A Kindergarten Readiness Program

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to participate in an interactive program with an alphabet craft to nurture ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Discover art from other places and times. Half-hour tours for kids ages 5–11 and their adult companions. Changing themes.

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

Carolina Ballet's Nutcracker at DPAC

Join us as we celebrate Carolina Ballet’s family favorite of more than two decades, The Nutcracker. A holiday tradition that’s ...

First Night - New Years Celebration

Join us for the 27th Annual WRAL First Night Raleigh 2019! With 20+ blocks of programming throughout downtown, WRAL First ...

Open Play at Notasium Cary

A 4,500 sq ft interactive, music-based indoor play space designed to engage your child's mind while they exercise their active ...

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Monday Morning Storytime

Start the week out right! Join Mz. Linda under our big tree on Monday mornings for stories, rhymes, songs, and ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

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