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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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Kid's Night Out: Backpack Mania (Special Needs) - Flour Power Cary & Holly Springs

Call or email for time. Head on over for our Special Needs class today! School is back in session and ...

3rd Annual Derek Davis Memorial 5K Run

This race was born from the energy and atmosphere of that evening. Join us on August 19, 2017 at 7am ...

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 ...

23rd Annual Run for Life

5K Competitive Timed, Recreational 5K, Competitive Mile Timed, and Recreational Mile. Proceeds from the race will benefit BirthChoice, which has ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: WakeMed Soccer Park | 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary NC 27511
  • Cost: $25 for the 5K and $20 for the mile. After July 31, both fees increase by $5
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Races, Walks, 5Ks

Holly Springs Farmers Market

Everything you find at our market is grown, raised, or produced in NC! Our vendors have a nice selection of ...

Celebrate Outer Space: Solar Eclipse!

Get fired up for the solar eclipse at Marbles with space-themed activities in the museum and live-stream NASA coverage of ...

Fundamentals of Sailing at Lake Johnson

Can't get enough of our Sunfish? Come spend a day at the lake with our sailing instructor and take your ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Johnson | 4600 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: resident $60.00 - non-resident $75.00
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Classes

Registry Completion Event at Babies R Us

Received your Completion Coupon but haven’t redeemed it yet? Now’s the perfect time to use your 10% completion discount! Get ...

Babies on the MOVE - Mini Movers: 0-6 Months

Take part in a class that teaches individualized ways to foster motor development for your child. Focus on developmental positions ...

Free Back To School Supplies Give Away and Picnic

This event is held to assist the youth in the community with school supplies and health services. We want to ...

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 ...

Science of the Eclipse at Life + Science Museum

Join us at the museum on Monday, August 21 to safely view the partial solar eclipse and participate in a ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebrate Outer Space: Solar Eclipse!

Get fired up for the solar eclipse at Marbles with space-themed activities in the museum and live-stream NASA coverage of ...

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 Day Camp at Science Fun for Everyone!

Where will you be for the partial solar eclipse on August 21?! Join us at our Science Fun Lab to ...

  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Science Fun for Everyone | 111 James Jackson Ave, #131, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: $79
  • Website: www.sciencefun.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Week Long Free Morning Movies - Apex

Grab the kids, snacks, and blankets and visit us (in the nice cool air conditioning) for your free, favorite family-friendly ...

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 ...

Walk Through the Seasons at Prairie Ridge

Discover what time it is in nature! Explore the native plant garden, prairie, and lowland arboretum as you take a ...

Summer Week Long Free Morning Movies - Apex

Grab the kids, snacks, and blankets and visit us (in the nice cool air conditioning) for your free, favorite family-friendly ...

Calling All Coyotes- Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Coyotes have been spotted at Horseshoe! We'll meet at the farmhouse and then head out to have some howling good ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

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 ...

Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

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

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

Toddler Bounce at BounceU!

Take time out to spend with your little one as you both crawl, explore and bounce in a safe environment ...

Ninja Fitness Play Time 3 - 6 yr old

Join us for Ninja Fitness Play Time for 3 - 6 yr olds, every Wednesday 9:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ...

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 ...

Summer Week Long Free Morning Movies - Apex

Grab the kids, snacks, and blankets and visit us (in the nice cool air conditioning) for your free, favorite family-friendly ...

Citizen Science Thursday - Harris Lake County Park

Volunteer your time with our monitoring and citizen science projects! Tasks will vary depending on what needs attention. Tasks may ...

Mommy and Me Play Day! at Parkside Town Commons

Enjoy a FREE special play day for mommy and child(ren) in Parkside Town Commons on the second and fourth Thursday ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Parkside Town Commons | 7119 O’Kelly Chapel Road, Cary, NC 27519
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

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 & 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). ...

Grow Stories + Play at Grow

Join us for Little Kid storytime and play! Geared toward ages 2-5 but all are welcome!

Summer Week Long Free Morning Movies - Apex

Grab the kids, snacks, and blankets and visit us (in the nice cool air conditioning) for your free, favorite family-friendly ...

FREE End of Summer "Ice Cream" Social Playgroup

Celebrate the end of summer and August birthdays with an "ice cream" social! We'll make Yonanas "ice cream" and have ...

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Dating back to the 1970s, the annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is considered ...

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 ...

Java Jive Jog 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run

Join us on Saturday, August 26th for the 3rd ANNUAL JAVA JIVE JOG to help raise money to help make ...

Birding On The Water at Lake Johnson

This program is designed for both beginning and experienced birders. Join us for this unique birding experience out on the ...

Holly Springs Farmers Market

Everything you find at our market is grown, raised, or produced in NC! Our vendors have a nice selection of ...

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Dating back to the 1970s, the annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is considered ...

Youth Triathlon - A.E. Finley YMCA (Open to non-members)

Each year this program introduces over a hundred kids ages 7-14 to the sport of triathlon! Adults, kids and volunteers ...

Toddler Time at Sky Zone

Toddlers are more than welcome to come in anytime, but get a special rate if they come in during Toddler ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $8 for 30 minutes or $10 for 60 minutes!
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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, ...

Fundamentals of Sailing at Lake Johnson

Can't get enough of our Sunfish? Come spend a day at the lake with our sailing instructor and take your ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Lake Johnson | 4600 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: resident $60.00 - non-resident $75.00
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Classes

Newborn Monday - Color Me Mine

All day bring your newborn(s) in to do a footprint platter and have NO STUDIO FEE.

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Color Me Mine | Waverly Place 316 Colonades Way Suite 215 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: cost of the platter
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Monday Morning Movie - Holly Springs

Most Mondays! Call to confirm event and movie. The Holly Springs Cultural Center is excited to bring G and PG ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Cultural Center | 300 West Ballentine Street, Holly Springs, NC 27540
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Kinder readiness by Snapology ABC's and 123 - PlayDays & More

Learning was never this much fun when I was a child. Children will learn their colors, shapes, letters and numbers ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: PlayDays | 441 West Williams St. | Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

Preschool Playdate at BounceU!

For age 7 and under only. $8.00/child. Children under 2 and parents are FREE with a paying sibling. You can ...

Preschool Open Gym - Garner

Meet new friends and join the fun at the Avery Street Gym. We will provide plenty of things to play ...

Open Play in the Rainbow Party Room

Open Play in the Rainbow Party Room is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The cost ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: (Inside Tots to Teens) 8732 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Cost: $5 per session 2 & Older; kids under 2 are FREE!
  • Website: rainbowplayofnc.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Nature Play Days at Prairie Ridge

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

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

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

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

Toddler Bounce at BounceU!

Take time out to spend with your little one as you both crawl, explore and bounce in a safe environment ...

Ninja Fitness Play Time 3 - 6 yr old

Join us for Ninja Fitness Play Time for 3 - 6 yr olds, every Wednesday 9:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ...

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!

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Preschool Playdate at BounceU!

For age 7 and under only. $8.00/child. Children under 2 and parents are FREE with a paying sibling. You can ...

Preschool Open Gym - Wake Forest

Watching a rambunctious little rascal can really tire a parent out. Why not let your energetic tyke play with others ...

Open Play in the Rainbow Party Room

Open Play in the Rainbow Party Room is open Monday – Friday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The cost ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: (Inside Tots to Teens) 8732 Glenwood Ave Raleigh, NC 27617
  • Cost: $5 per session 2 & Older; kids under 2 are FREE!
  • Website: rainbowplayofnc.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Artarama Hour - Artopia

Get messy, get creative and have lots of FUN! Let’s create together! Designed for YOU to participate, create, and enjoy. ...

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