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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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A Year of Birding at Yates Mill Pond (GBBC)- Yates Mill

Come by the park center any time during the four days of the Great Backyard Bird Count to view a ...

Morning Bird Walks - Harris Lake County Park

Help park staff add to our Great Backyard Bird Count data as we walk along the trails and shoreline to ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC 27562
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

Family Program: Bird Walks (Lake Crabtree)

Join park staff in collecting data for the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free, register online
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

NC International Auto Expo

For 32 years the Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association has brought the world of cars and trucks to central ...

  • 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: See website for cost of admission
  • Website: www.ncautoexpo.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Breakfast with the Birds (GBBC)

Enjoy doughnuts with a cup of shade-grown, bird-friendly coffee or hot chocolate for the kids, before leisurely walking the trails ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Family Program: Bird Walks (Lake Crabtree)

Join park staff in collecting data for the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free, register online
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

A Year of Birding at Yates Mill Pond (GBBC)- Yates Mill

Come by the park center any time during the four days of the Great Backyard Bird Count to view a ...

TICA Cat Show

This is a judged event where cats from all over the world compete to win titles within the TICA organization ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds Holshouser Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $5.00 for adults (discounts for children and families)
  • Website: itsticatime.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Competitions

NC International Auto Expo

For 32 years the Wake County New Vehicle Dealers Association has brought the world of cars and trucks to central ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: See website for cost of admission
  • Website: www.ncautoexpo.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 ...

Holidays

Many business are closed for common (Federal) holidays! Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that ...

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 ...

Family Program: Bird Walks (Lake Crabtree)

Join park staff in collecting data for the 22nd annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for ...

  • 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: Free, register online
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

A Year of Birding at Yates Mill Pond (GBBC)- Yates Mill

Come by the park center any time during the four days of the Great Backyard Bird Count to view a ...

Discovery Table: National Birds (GBBC)

Is it true that Turkey and Eagle once faced off to see who would be our national bird? Find out ...

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). ...

Moving with my Momma at The Gathering Place Apex

Movement to music that you'll both enjoy designed to "sneak in" a workout while you play. Any ages welcome! Recommended ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: 6175 Old Jenks Rd, Apex, NC 2752
  • Cost: $5 cash per Momma *bring as many or as few littles as you'd like.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Classes

Nature Fun-Days:Winter Wetlands

Ages: 5 Yrs. to 8 Yrs. Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Toddler Bounce at BounceU!

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

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 ...

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

Freedom Train, the Harriet Tubman story

Freedom Train tells the thrilling story of Harriet Tubman in a fascinating series of highly theatrical scenes that use dance, ...

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 ...

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

Listen to nature stories and meet live animals. This program is especially designed for our youngest visitors and their families. ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • 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

JC Raulston Arboretum - Children's Winter Walk

Chase away the winter blues with a hike through the Arboretum's Winter Garden! Meet at the Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606
  • Cost: $5.00 per child for Arboretum family members, $7.00 per child for nonmembers (no charge for accompanying adult)
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Take Two Kidsignment Consignment Sale

Triangle Parents of Multiples holds their consignment sales twice a year. The Spring/Summer sale is held in early winter. The ...

  • 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: North Raleigh Church of Christ |­ 8701 Falls of Neuse Rd, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.trianglemultiples.org
  • Category: Other

Taste Buds Kitchen: Twist & Twirl Cookies (Ages 2-8y w/Caregiver)

Twists, twirls & sprinkles...what’s not to love? Let’s put a twist on the classic cookie and whip up our favorite ...

  • 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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Wild Kratts 2.0 at DPAC

WILD KRATTS - LIVE! is a theatrical stage show based on the hit animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and ...

Junie B. Jones - Raleigh Little Theatre

Sneak a peek into the Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal of the outspoken and lovable Junie B. Jones. It’s Junie B.’s ...

Family Fun: Pot Pie Dinner Cooking Class at Sur la table

Looking for a fun family project? Cook a meal together! Get plenty of hands-on experience mixing and rolling whole wheat ...

Shape Note Singing - Mordecai Historic Park

Join the Triangle Shape Note singers in St. Mark's Chapel to listen to or participate in this unique and historic ...

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). ...

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 ...

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 ...

Field School: Animal Adaptations

How do animals survive and thrive in the wild? Study the behaviors and body parts that make animals successful. Examine ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: free, registration required
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Classes, Free

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 ...

Toddler Bounce at BounceU!

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

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 ...

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 ...

Nesting Spot Winter Swim Party - Wake Forest

The Swim Party is a Free event for moms, babies and caregivers! We will have lifeguards but you must get ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School - Wake Forest 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd Suite 107, Wake Forest, North Carolina 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free
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