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Morning Stand-up Paddleboard at Lake Johnson

Early morning is the best time to see wildlife, and what better way to experience wildlife than by paddle boarding ...

  • 8:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: Magnolia Cottage Lake Johnson | 4600 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $20 (R); $35 (NR)
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Special Exhibit: Rich in the Rare - Yates Mill County Park

Come to Historic Yates Mill to see a new temporary exhibit, Rich in the Rare, on loan from the N.C. ...

Campout (Special Needs) - Flour Power Falls River

Does your Lil’ Chef like camping? Come join us for some fun making two treats, S’mores Cones and Pigs in ...

Cool Summer Nights

Every Saturday in July the park stays open late, until 9:00 p.m., so you can make more time for family ...

  • 9:00 am -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad | 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

K-9s in Flight Frisbee Dogs

These incredible dogs have delighted audiences nationwide at halftime shows on television. Don’t miss them live at Tweetsie Railroad! Shows ...

  • 9:00 am 
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad | 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Exchange Consignment Sale

You’ve heard about this awesome event where parents can buy gently used items for their kids at a fraction of ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds: Jim Graham Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: kxconsignment.com
  • Category: Other

Taste Buds Kitchen: Sprinkle Donuts Workshop (Ages 2-5 yr 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

Special Olympics Young Athletes - Abbotts Creek Community Center

Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without disabilities that introduces basic sport ...

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

Becoming a Big Sibling at Grow Eco Baby

Being promoted to a Big Brother or Big Sister is quite the honor, but it also comes with some challenging ...

Discover the Park: Walk in the Woods

Take a walk in the woods and discover the animals and plants that call our park home. Help collect data ...

Family Wildlife Series: Family Forest Hike - Blue Jay Point

Join staff for a leisurely hike along our trails while learning how to identify plants, insects, birds and any other ...

Kids Club® Jam-bor-ee (Ages 3-8)

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or ...

Kids Club® Jam-bor-ee (Ages 6+)

They craft, you shop! Kids 6+ and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or online, or ...

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 ...

Nature Nuts: (Ages 3-5 with Caregiver) Snakes

You and your preschooler will go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: Resident $10.00 - Non-Resident $13.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Citizen Science Saturdays at Prairie Ridge

Citizen science is a big part of what we do at Prairie Ridge, so we welcome one and all to ...

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 ...

Meet Terrific Turtles (Ages 3-5) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Meet a real turtle and hike to see others. Play turtle games and bring home a rock 'turtle' in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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, ...

Storytime with the Author Jacqueline Leigh at Page 158 Books

Join Page 158 for a very special story time with Jacqueline Leigh, author of "Time for Bed with Ford and ...

SuperFun Saturday - Apex

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

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.

Art Buzz Kids: Whale - Wine and Design Wake Forest

Art Buzz Kids event! Ages 5 and up welcome. Advance ticket purchase required. Questions? email wf@wineanddesign.com. Kid-friendly snacks and drinks ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Wine & Design | 1839 S Main St, Ste. 116 Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $28
  • Website: wineanddesign.com
  • Category: Classes

Basic Orienteering at Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Join us at the park and learn the basics of using a compass for navigation. This program will include lessons ...

  • 11:00 am 
  • Location: Falls Lake State Recreation Area | 13304 Creedmoor Rd Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

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, ...

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 ...

Wand Magic

Join Summer Artist in Residence, Dana Lynn Harper, and using materials of all kinds, artists young and old will make ...

  • 11:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: artspace | 201 E. Davie St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $10 members / $15 non-members
  • Website: artspacenc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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.

Carolina Cruisers Summer Skate at United Skate

12th Annual Summer Skate Party with Carolina Cruisers & DJ Mike Music!!

  • 11:30 am -  4:30 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $10 admission; Skate Rental $3.50; Roller Blade Rental $4.5 - Moms Skate FREE!
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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. ...

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary to do as a family, try our fun Family Swim. Family ...

Discover the Park: Bees Discovery Table

Stop by our FREE discovery table to explore the trees of the park! Registration is not required. The display table ...

MAKEbreak Musical Canvas Art

Paint a vibrant piece of art inspired by music! Buy the canvas, and the supplies to decorate it will be ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Michael's Stores: See participating locations online
  • Cost: Buy the canvas, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Classes, Free

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 ...

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

Historic Fayetteville Street Walking Tours

The City of Raleigh Museum will offer walking tours of Fayetteville Street every Saturday at 2 p.m. Tours will begin ...

  • 2:00 pm 
  • Location: City of Raleigh Museum (COR) | 220 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Adults $10; Youth 7-17 $4; Children 6 & Under Free
  • Website: cormuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Saturday Sports: Water Games - Peach Road Neighborhood Center

Build you skills or just have fun, once a month, at Peach Road's Saturday Sports Series. Different games monthly. From ...

Sensory Friendly Series @ The Cary: The Peanuts Movie

We want people of all ages and abilities to enjoy films in a safe & environment. Our SENSORY FRIENDLY SCREENING ...

The 4th Trimester: Postpartum Nutrition & Meal Planning

Postpartum nutrition is vital for your body to begin to heal and replenish all the nutrients that were depleted during ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:30 pm 
  • Location: Grow Eco Baby | 502 East Chatham Street Cary, NC
  • Cost: Donations gratefully accepted.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Carolina Rollergirls Double Header

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

Acoustic Nights in The District at Park West Village

Whether you’re headed out to dinner, or leaving a movie … come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE ...

First Aid Socks & Relaxing Eye Mask Workshop (Ages 7+) - The Artful Mind

Students are welcome to bring their own machines or work assisted on ours in the studio. We love to incorporate ...

North Carolina FC vs. Toronto FC II

Come support the North Carolina Football Club at this home game!

Wild Walkers - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Join us for a guided twilight walk at Horseshoe Farm, and enjoy the opportunity to stay in the meadow later ...

YA Author Event Scott Reintgen with Quail Ridge Books - Signing Line Ticket Event

From Scott Reintgen, a favorite local author, comes the second book in the Nyxia Triad series, a science fiction young ...

Into the Woods - Raleigh Little Theatre

This epic musical is about wishes, family, and the consequences of the choices that we make. A childless baker and ...

NC Symphony Summerfest - Annual Beach Party

This Summerfest tradition brings the legendary North Tower Band to the stage to make the whole family smile, sing along, ...

Moths at Night at Prairie Ridge

Celebrate National Moth Week with the Museum at Prairie Ridge! Enjoy a brief orientation in the outdoor classroom, then head ...

Farm Movie Night with Baby Goats! Family Night At Spring Haven Farm

Join us every Saturday night in July for this special event! We will be hosting a kid friendly, but fun ...

Teen Night at Sky Zone

Saturday Night's at Sky Zone is Raleigh's best teen night 9:00 to 11:00. Ages 13+ It's the place to be ...

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