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Raleigh Family Events Calendar

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March 19

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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KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

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 ...

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

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

Free Tuesday Morning Movies (Apex)

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

Family Programs at the Library

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

Playgroup Tot Time - Abbotts Creek Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Discovery Tables: The Vernal Equinox

The Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of Spring. It is the point when there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Leaps & Peeps at Gigi's Playhouse

LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Discovery Tables: The Vernal Equinox

The Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of Spring. It is the point when there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

What’s in the Box - NC Museum of Art

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

  • 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above $8 Nonmembers (child ticketed, adult free)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Just 4 Kids Spring/Summer Sale

Join Just 4 Kids at our Spring/Summer event. Shop for gently used items for kids of all ages. Registration is ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Just 4 Kids Consignment Cary Towne Center, Cary, North Carolina 25711
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Family Programs at the Library

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

Taste Buds Kitchen: Pasta Wars Workshop ( Ages 9+ Family)

Calling all chefs! Put your culinary creativity to the test and battle your friends to a Pasta Wars Challenge in ...

  • 6:00 am - 8:00 am
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $40/participant
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Classes

Playgroup Tot Time - Abbotts Creek Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Discovery Tables: The Vernal Equinox

The Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of Spring. It is the point when there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The Factory, 1839 S Main St, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Discovery Tables: The Vernal Equinox

The Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of Spring. It is the point when there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Butterfly Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 2-8y w/Caregiver)

A butterfly here, a butterfly there….butterflies are in our Kitchen everywhere! Come fly your way through the Kitchen as we ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $28 per child with one caregiver included
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Midnight Ryder Moon Pop Up at NC State Fairgrounds

What can be better than a visit to the flea market the first weekend of spring? Seeing Midnight Ryder Moon ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds-Flea Market Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: The Factory, 1839 S Main St, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Art Buzz Kids: Kiddo Puppy! - Wine and Design Apex

Great for ALL ages, sign up to paint with us - Art Buzz Kids style! No artistic talent needed, just ...

Discovery Tables: The Vernal Equinox

The Vernal Equinox signals the beginning of Spring. It is the point when there are exactly 12 hours of daylight ...

Good 2 Grow Kids Spring Consignment Sale Event Raleigh

Twice a year, Good 2 Grow consignors clean out their kids’ closets and playrooms & they sell their kid’s gently ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Good 2 Grow Kids Consignment Sale 3062 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.good2growkids.com
  • Category: Other

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and ...

Outdoor Cooking Family Feast at Durant Nature Preserve

Spend the afternoon around a campfire learning family-friendly camp recipes and cooking techniques that can be done over a fire. ...

Kidaround Kidsale Spring 2019 at The Factory

Giant Kids Consignment Event - Discount Day

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: The Factory, 1839 S Main St, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Other

Playgroup Tot Time - Abbotts Creek Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Story Time at Learning Express - North Raleigh Falls Pointe

In need of a Monday morning activity? Come to Learning Express Gifts for story time! Your morning will be filled ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Learning Express, North Raleigh "Falls Pointe" 9660 Falls of Neuse Rd Ste 130, Raleigh, North Carolina 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Monday Morning Storytime at Quail Ridge Books

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

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Mini‐Adventure Series - Forest Ridge Park (Wake Forest)

Make your Spring Break an Adventure! This mini‐series will introduce many different adventure activities to youth over the course of ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Forest Ridge Park, 2100 Old NC Highway 98 Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Informational

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 ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Nature Playday at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

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

Playgroup Tot Time - Abbotts Creek Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

Mini‐Adventure Series - Forest Ridge Park (Wake Forest)

Make your Spring Break an Adventure! This mini‐series will introduce many different adventure activities to youth over the course of ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Forest Ridge Park, 2100 Old NC Highway 98 Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Informational

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Leaps & Peeps at Gigi's Playhouse

LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Mini‐Adventure Series - Forest Ridge Park (Wake Forest)

Make your Spring Break an Adventure! This mini‐series will introduce many different adventure activities to youth over the course of ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Forest Ridge Park, 2100 Old NC Highway 98 Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Informational

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

What’s in the Box - NC Museum of Art

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

  • 9:15 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above $8 Nonmembers (child ticketed, adult free)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Playgroup Tot Time - Abbotts Creek Community Center

The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. The gym will be ...

2nd Annual Kindergarten Fair - Cary

Wynns Family Psychology is excited to announce our 2nd Annual Kindergarten fair! WFP invites families with rising kindergartners or little ...

KidJump (Ages 6 and 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). ...

Family Programs at the Library

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

Storytime with Live Animals and Meet the Animals at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Storytime with Live Animals 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM: Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is ...

  • 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

Raleigh Run for Rare 5K for ML and MPS - Dorothea Dix Park

The Raleigh Run for Rare 5K Walk/Run is an event that will benefit the National MPS Society. All funds raised ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: Dorothea Dix Park, 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Pre-registration is $25 for the 5k for timed runners, $20 for 5k walkers. Family or team of four registration is available for $100. 1 mile walk is $10 Day of Registration Fees are: $30 per individual - 5K Timed Runner/Walker $15 per individual -
  • Website: support.mpssocietygive.org
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Donate Life Hero Run 2019 - Garner

Come join us for the 2019 Hero Run! This year we will have a 5k run/walk and a one-mile fun ...

NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Open House

Make yourself at home at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as we open our doors to the public for ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, 1060 William Moore Dr. Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: cvm.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun, Informational

Family Programs at the Library

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

Exploring the Pond at Harris Lake County Park

Discover the fascinating world of pond critters as we scoop in the pond to observe who lives there up close. ...

Cary Greenways Half Marathon

Fit & Able is proud of our third year of running the Cary Greenways Half-marathon with 5K and 10K options. ...

  • 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Fred G. Bond Metro Park. - Kiwanis Shelter
  • Cost: Kids 5 & Under $5; 5K $35; 10K $45; Half-Marathon $55 (prices increase after March 1)
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Weekend Family-Friendly Tour - NC Museum of Art

Join a Museum guide for a lively discussion and activities in the galleries. Each free tour lasts 30 minutes and ...

CatVideoFest 2019 at The Cary Theater

CatVideoFest is a compilation reel of the latest and best cat videos culled from countless hours of unique submissions and ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:10 pm
  • Location: The Cary Theater 122 E Chatham St, Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: $8.00
  • Website: www.etix.com
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Build a Bunny & DIY Tee Shirt + Tutu or Cape at Knack

Join us for a special event just in time for Easter with our partner Teddy Bear Mobile on March 31st ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Knack: DIY Craft Studio 1131 Falls River Ave, Raleigh, North Carolina 27614
  • Cost: $35
  • Website: knackdiy.myshopify.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Butterflies and Bow Ties; A Family Dance - Raleigh

Swing into Spring with Butterflies and Bow Ties: A Family Dance Spring has arrived and what a better way to celebrate ...

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