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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 ...

Family Program: Bird Walks (Lake Crabtree)

Join park staff in collecting data for the 21st annual Great Backyard Bird Count. We will look and listen for ...

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

Kay Yow Cancer Fund Celebration Run/Walk

Take part in a run/walk in support of women who are battling cancer. The Celebration Run/Walk is a non-timed event ...

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 ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am 
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC 27562
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes

TICA Time Cat Show

TICA cat show: 14 rings! (12 Allbreed and 2 Specialty rings) Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds Holshouser Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $4-$7 (Kids 7 and Under are free)
  • Website: itsticatime.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Competitions

Taste Buds Kitchen: Sprinkle Donuts Workshop (Ages 5-8y w/ Caregiver)

We love, love, love donuts!! Sprinkle donuts that is. Introducing our very own baked Sprinkle Donuts. Learn how to make ...

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

Language, Music N' Our Peeps (lmnop) at Gigi's Playhouse

Recommended for children birth-36 months old. Language, Music N’ Our Peeps (LMNOP) guides parents and infants through learning basic sign ...

Art Buzz Kids: Sassy Unicorn - Wine and Design Apex

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

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 5452 Apex Peakway, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $25
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Connect & Create at Artspace: Warm Fuzzies - Huggable Monsters

Learn how to make your own warm fuzzy, aka a huggable monster to take home! All ages and skill levels ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: artspace | 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members
  • Website: artspacenc.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Count the Birds at Kids Together

Gather at the shelter for bird walks as we identify birds by species and record the number of each that ...

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

Morning Matinee Skate (Ages 10 and younger) - Jellybeans (Cary)

This session is geared toward the younger skater or those new to skating. Session limited to children 10 yrs old ...

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 ...

Marbles Superhero Power Party

10:30-11:45am or 2:00-3:15pm Calling all crime-fighting kids and their grown-up sidekicks! Strap on your Superkid gear, discover hidden powers, enjoy a ...

  • 10:30 am -  3:15 pm 
  • Location: Marbles Kids Museum | 201 East Hargett St., Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $15 per member/$20 per non-member
  • Website: www.marbleskidsmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime for All Ages - Page 158 Books

On Wednesdays at noon and Saturdays at 10:30 am we have a free Storytime for all ages. For more information, ...

SuperFun Saturday - Apex

Ages 4-12. Join us for “super” fun with free arts & crafts for children 1st & 3rd Saturday of the ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: The Halle Cultural Arts Center | 237 N. Salem Street Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.thehalle.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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, ...

NC KoreaFest 2018 (2nd Annual)

Come learn, have fun, and be entertained! ENTERTAINMENT ALL DAY: K-Pop Dance and Korean Singing Contests, Traditional Korean Dance Performances, Drumming, ...

Playhouse Pals (Ages 6-9) at Gigi's Playhouse

Come prepare snacks/ appetizers for seniors in our community. Seniors from Preston Pointe retirement community will be joining us an ...

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 ...

Weekly Children's Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

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

Weekly Children's Storytime - Crabtree Mall Barnes & Noble

Join us every Saturday at 11:00 for Storytime followed by a special craft.

Ready, Set, School Community Playdate - Wake County Libraries

Join Marbles Kids Museum at the library for family play to support kids ages 3-5 in getting ready for school. ...

Birdie Benefits (GBBC) - Lake Crabtree

Stop by the Managers Office for a variety of bird-related games, activities and crafts. Learn how you can help the ...

Farm Valentines With Goats At Spring Haven Farm

Meet the farm's beloved animals and enjoy a Valentine's photo with you and a favorite goat. Meet Peppa Pig, feed ...

Author Event With Kelly Starling Lyons - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us for an exciting event with local author Kelly Starling Lyons as she shares her new series featuring Jada ...

Bird Basic Identification Skill Building

Join us during the Great Backyard Bird Count to start building your bird ID skills! This program is best suited ...

Family Fit: Let's Dance

Get inspired by a dance performance from Stage Dance.

Family Fun: Just Desserts Cooking Class at Sur la table

Move over Game Night—this fun family adventure starts and ends with dessert. Everybody will love making and filling cookies inspired ...

Make it, Take It: Top It Off with Janice Wutkowski

Wilmington-based milliner/hatmaker Wutkowski creates and restores everything from simple toppers to gorgeous chapeaus. Visit our exhibit The Shape of Fashion ...

Show Me the Money - Finance 101 - Herbert C. Young Community Center

Learn the basics of money management: financial goal setting, credit card management, saving & investing, taxes and net worth. Valuable ...

TinkerTech Family Workshop: Acoustical Engineer–Create, Play, Test!

Tinkerers of all ages and abilities will love these hands-on workshops! Once a month join our team of expert educators ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: $25 per person (does not include cost of admission)
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Young Athletes Program with Special Olympics at Gigi's Playhouse

Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 ...

Family Conservation Day - Lake Wheeler

Do you know your carbon footprint? Or how much water you use during your shower? If you are interested in ...

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 ...

  • 1:30 pm -  3:00 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

Special Blessings Family Fun Day: Movie Day (Special Needs)

We're planning a private showing of the Movie, "The Pacifier" on Saturday, February 17th We'll be providing snacks, drinks and fun ...

Whiteville: Meet Me at the Museum Saturday Explorations

Family-friendly hands-on science programs, on the third Saturday of every month.

Citizen Science - Great Backyard Bird Count at Durant Nature Preserve

Every February backyard birders across the globe submit their bird counts for the Great Backyard Bird Count. This awesome event ...

Great Backyard Bird Count Bird Walk

Celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count with Prairie Ridge by joining us for a bird walk! We’ll start at the ...

Great Backyard Bird Count Walk at Prairie Ridge

Celebrate the Great Backyard Bird Count with Prairie Ridge by joining us for a bird walk! We’ll start at the ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Outdoor Classroom | 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Ping Pong Tournament - Peach Road Community Center

Peach Road's Ping-Pong Tournament is for everyone. Players from beginner to advanced compete against others for the title. Fun4RaleighKids encourages parents/caregivers ...

Smart Girls, Smart Choices - St. Monica Teen Center

Ages 12-18 YRS. This program for girls ages 12-18 is offered in partnership with Smart Girls, Smart Choices, Inc. at ...

Afternoon Backyard Bird Count - Crowder Park

Join a park naturalist on a one-mile hike around Crowder Pond and help to identify and count the birds that ...

Paint a Pony

Come paint a pony at JAKS! This is a super fun event filled with finer painting fun. Cost is just ...

  • 4:00 pm 
  • Location: JAKS Stables | 1206 Gilcrest Farm Rd Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $6 per child & $1 for extra paint
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Carolina Rollergirls Double Header

Join the Carolina Rollergirls for their next fast paced, heart pounding event. The Carolina Rollergirls bring you the fierce competition ...

Stories Around the Campfire

Experience nature in a whole new way as you and your family listen to and become a part of tales ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: R Family $18.00 - NR Family $24.00
  • Website: townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Wonderful Woodcocks and Wagon Ride for GBBC - Harris Lake Park

Embark on a wagon ride into a remote area of the park in the hopes of seeing one of nature’s ...

  • 5:30 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive New Hill, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebrate Family 2018 Mother-Son & Daddy-Daughter Dance

Come and celebrate the Triangle's most luxurious and diverse event of the year. For 12 years, thousands of families have ...

Starry Nights - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Winter nights are often crisp, clear and full of stars. Join us at the farmhouse for a fun evening of ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Cinch World's Toughest Rodeo

Fans of all ages can enjoy edge-of-your-seat action, eight seconds at a time at Cinch World’s Toughest Rodeo. The night ...

Little Shop of Horrors - Raleigh Little Theatre

The meek floral assistant, Seymour Krelborn, stumbles across a new breed of plant that he names “Audrey II” after his ...

Club Gravity (Teens 13+) at DefyGravity Raleigh!

Every Friday and Saturday Night from 9pm to 11pm. Exclusive to those 13 and older. Lasers, Club Lights, Black Lights, ...

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