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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 ...

Natural Explorations: Hot Weather Hiking - Yates Mill

Summer means hiking in hot weather. With a bit of planning, you can still hike safely. But you should pay ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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

Parent & Me: Lion at Artistic Thirst

Child, 0-5 years old, and parent create together using non-toxic materials such as chalk, crayons and finger paints. Bring in ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Artistic Thirst | 13200 Falls of Neuse, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: $20.00
  • Website: www.artisticthirst.com
  • Category: Classes

Playtime in the Park

Have a ball in Downtown Park with special activities and games for kids of all ages! Fun4RaleighKids encourages parents/caregivers to utilize ...

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 ...

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 ...

Storytime in the Gallery

Meet a staff member at the information desk and follow your guide to one of the museum galleries. There, you ...

Total Eclipse of the Park at White Deer Park (Ages 2-5)

For the first time in almost 40 years, there will be a total solar eclipse visible in the United States! ...

What's in the Box? (AGES 2-5) - NC Museum of Art

Classes at 10:15, 11:15 and 1:15 - 45 minutes. Come to the Museum to explore a part of art. What ...

  • 10:15 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $8 Members, $10 Nonmembers (no charge for adult)
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Nature Stories at Prarie Ridge Ecostation

You and your children are invited to participate in a nature walk and story. Meet other families in your community ...

North Carolina Symphony Music Discovery - East Regional Library

Join Bassist, Erik Dyke, a musician from the North Carolina Symphony for a music education program designed for preschool children ...

Pre-School Storytime @ Flyleaf Books

Join us for pre-school story time followed by a fun art activity! 10:30 am every Thursday morning, led by the ...

Spanish for Fun Storytime - Wake Forest

Enjoy songs, stories and fun in Spanish every Thursday at 10:30 at our Wake Forest location!

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

Universoul Circus

UniverSoul Circus is a Tour de Force of Circus Artistry on a Global Scale. A big top spectacle of global ...

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

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

Engineer It: Exposure to the Elements

Learn to use Summer’s natural energy sources for fun in the sun. Build solar powered circuits, filter filthy water, 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, ...

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 11:00 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

Youth Canvas Wall Hangings Summer Camp DAY 4 at AR Workshop

In this summer camp workshop, you will create a crafty customized 10″ X 15″ YOUTH CANVAS WALL HANGING. You will ...

Kritter Kids: Backyard Birds at Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center

Hop, skip and slither your way to Lake Johnson. Together, we will learn about the wondrous wildlife that we find ...

Family Night at Sky Zone

Every Thursday, from 4-8pm, receive four 60-minute jump tickets, 4 pairs of sky socks, 4 bottles of water and 1 ...

Learning at the Library - Wake County Libraries

Preschoolers and early elementary students are invited to practice pre-literacy and critical thinking skills at the library. Join our Teen ...

Learning with Legos - Wake County Libraries

Children in kindergarten through 5th grade can practice planning, problem solving, and teamwork using Legos. Learning with Legos is hosted ...

Midtown Beach Music Series

Now in its 10th season, the Thursday evening Midtown Beach Music Series at North Hills is popular with event goers ...

Sunset Stand-up Paddleboard at Lake Johnson

Come take a guided tour of Lake Johnson via stand-up paddleboard. We will talk about natural features and the history ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Magnolia Cottage Lake Johnson | 4600 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $20 (R); $35 (NR)
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Nature Night: Feathered Friends

Backyard birds will be our focus as we talk about their different colors and songs. We will explore the outdoors ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Sertoma Arts Center @ Shelley Lake Park | 1400 West Millbrook Rd Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Science Cafe: From the Mud to the Sun: Military Weather Support (Teen-Adult)

A little different than predicting tomorrow’s high temperatures and chances for rain, forecasting for military operations covers the planet from ...

  • 7:00 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Informational, Free

Science Trivia

All Ages. What’s cooler than absolute zero? Find out at Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, ...

The Secret Garden - Theatre Raleigh

This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the ...

Universoul Circus

UniverSoul Circus is a Tour de Force of Circus Artistry on a Global Scale. A big top spectacle of global ...

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