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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 ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Lake Lynn Community Center | 7921 Ray Road, Raleigh 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Playgroup Tot Time - Barwell Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Barwell Road Community Center | 5857 Barwell Park Drive, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Touch a Truck at Chick-fil-A Roxboro Road

Join us for Touch a Firetruck and learn what its like to be a hero and do a craft!

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at Roxboro Road | 3912 N Roxboro St Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Toddler/Preschool Speech and Language at Gigi's Playhouse

Dr. Tom Layton and his graduate students will be leading a communication class each week for toddler/preschool age group. This ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Gigi's Playhouse | 2887 Jones Franklin Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: gigisplayhouse.org
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Laurel Hills Community Center

Ages 5 & Under. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Laurel Hills Community Center | 3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Green Road Community Center | 4201 Green Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Meadow Wee Walkers - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Join us for a special Wee Walkers at Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve. We'll take an easy-paced hike around the preserve. ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Jaycee Community Center

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

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Jaycee Park and Community Center | 2405 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Free Firetruck Playgroup

Be your kiddo’s fav person of the day and let them come meet some real firefighters

  • 10:30 am - 11:15 am
  • Location: Southern Village Green | 400 Market St Chapel Hill , NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: 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, ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries | See website for locations and times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Kid's Night Out: Friendly Boo Bash (Special Needs) - Flour Power Cary & Holly Springs

Call or email for time. Head on over for our Special Needs class today! Sweet Halloween treats (Candy Corn Pizza ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Flour Power | Cary and Holly Springs Locations
  • Cost: Free; Or pay what you can
  • Website: www.flourpowerstudios.com
  • Category: Free

Farmers Fall Festival

Enjoy a wonderful fall day in Downtown Cary. The Farmers Fall Fest will include an expanded farmers market with more ...

  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Ivey Ellington House | 135 W. Chatham Street Cary, NC
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Family Fall Fun Morning at Chick-fil-A Roxboro Road

Come enjoy a Family Fall Fun Day only at Chick-fil-A Roxboro Rd. Dress up in your favorite costume. Hayrides, craft, ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A at Roxboro Road | 3912 N Roxboro St Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Free

Fall Harvest Day & Storytime at Funny Girl Farme at the Farmstand

Leaves are falling, colorful mums are blooming, and our fall veggies and pumpkins are abundant! Celebrate fall with us at ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Funny Girl Farm | 504 Erwin Rd. Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Daffodil Day at Community Park

Join us this Fall to plant Daffodil bulbs in the park. Please bring gloves and shovels for planting. Town of ...

5th Annual QuintilesIMS Bull City Race Fest

This festival has something for the fastest runners and families alike. Choose from half-marathon, five-mile and one-mile distances and enjoy ...

  • 7:30 am
  • Location: Blackwell Street & Diamond View Park | 318 Blackwell St, Durham, NC
  • Cost: festival is free to enter!
  • Website: www.motivrunning.com
  • Category: Free

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.

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

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, ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:20 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: 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, ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries | See website for locations and times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Discovery Tables: History Mysteries - Yates Mill County Park

Artifacts offer a fascinating glimpse into life in the past. Examine pictures of a local artifact, and use clues and ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Millbrook Exchange Center

Ages 6 mos - 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

NC Symphony Presents Instrument Zoo

Ever wonder what it’s like to play the violin? Have your child’s fingers been dreaming of the trumpet? Now you ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre | 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587-2932
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Lions Park Community Center

Ages 6 mos to 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Lions Park Community Center | 516 Dennis Ave., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Weekly Toddler Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Tuesday at 10 am for Toddler Storytime!

Playgroup Tot Time - Laurel Hills Community Center

Ages 5 & Under. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Laurel Hills Community Center | 3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Green Road Community Center | 4201 Green Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation | 1671 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Lake Lynn Community Center | 7921 Ray Road, Raleigh 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Whiteville: Wednesday Storytime

Join us every Wednesday for an exciting story, a little singing, a lot of dancing and a hands-on craft the ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: 415 South Madison Street Whiteville, NC 28472
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Barwell Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Barwell Road Community Center | 5857 Barwell Park Drive, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Weekly Preschool Storytime - Cary Barnes & Noble

Join us every Wednesday at 10 am for Preschool Storytime!

Sweet Potato Day at the State Farmers Market

Venture to the State Farmers Market as a family and enjoy all the local produce and more! As part of ...

  • 5:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: State Farmers Market | 1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncagr.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Laurel Hills Community Center

Ages 5 & Under. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a recreational setting. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Laurel Hills Community Center | 3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Green Road Community Center | 4201 Green Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Jaycee Community Center

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

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Jaycee Park and Community Center | 2405 Wade Ave, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Weekly Children's Storytime - Triangle Town Center Barnes & Noble

Join us every Friday at 11 am for Childrens Storytime!

  • 11:00 am
  • Location: Barnes & Noble at Triangle Town Center | 5959 Triangle Town Blvd Unit 2107 Raleigh, NC 27616
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: stores.barnesandnoble.com
  • Category: 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, ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries | See website for locations and times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Spooktacular Durant - Durant Nature Preserve

Come to Durant and celebrate the year of the spider with us! We'll play some fun spider games to learn ...

  • 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Durant Nature Preserve | 8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Day of the Dead 5k & Street Festival

Welcome to our 7th annual Day of the Dead 5k happening Saturday, October 28th 2017. The Day of the Dead ...

  • 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Centro Mexican Restaurant | 106 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $30-$35
  • Website: fsseries.com
  • Category: Free

HollyFest

The Town of Holly Springs joins with churches, civic organizations and businesses for this annual community celebration. Admission is free. ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Jefferson L. Sugg Farm Park at Bass Lake | 2401 Grigsby Avenue, Holly Springs NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.hollyspringsnc.us
  • Category: Free

Downtown Garner October Pop Up Market

Join us for a monthly Pop Up Market in Downtown Garner! Part farmer's market, part craft pop-up, this event will ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Garner Recreational Park | 213 E. Garner Rd., Garner NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Halloween ComicFest & Costume Contest at Ultimate Comics Cary

It's time for Halloween ComicFest again! And we're bringing back...THE COSTUME CONTEST. Show up to pick up your FREE COMICS ...

  • 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Ultimate Comics Cary | 1301 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

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.

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

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, ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:20 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: 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, ...

  • 11:00 am - 7:15 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries | See website for locations and times
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Pop-Up Art: Nighttime Skies

Create a dynamic nighttime dreamscape in a bottle inspired by Skunder Boghossian’s moody painting.

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Free

Barktoberfest

Durham Parks and Recreation and Beyond Fences (formerly Coalition to Unchain Dogs) are joining forces to provide a fun-filled afternoon ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Durham Central Park | 501 Foster Street Durham, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: durhamnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Yates Mill Pond

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park’s Finley Center any time ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

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: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Millbrook Exchange Center

Ages 6 mos - 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Lions Park Community Center

Ages 6 mos to 5 years. The gym is your playground! Come meet other families in your community in a ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Lions Park Community Center | 516 Dennis Ave., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

Cleveland Community Trunk or Treat

Truck or Treat brought to you by the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and the Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department

  • 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Cleveland Fire Department | 9039 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Free

Art in the Park: Fantastic Halloween at Yates Mill Pond

Do you like things that go bump in the night? Then join us in the park’s Finley Center any time ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

  • 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Wake County Libraries - Check the website for locations & times!
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Free

Playgroup Tot Time - Green Road Community Center

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

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Green Road Community Center | 4201 Green Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Free

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation | 1671 Gold Star Drive in Raleigh
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Free
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