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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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

North Hills Kids Summer Activities

North Hills Kids in Midtown Park consists of nine weeks of programmed activities in Midtown Park on Tuesdays from 10-11am ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Midtown Park at North Hills | 200 St. Albans Dr., Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Homeschool Open Gym at Millbrook Exchange Center

Millbrook Exchange Community Center offers Open Gym time for 5-17 year olds; this is geared toward homeschool families and is ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Morning Kayak at Lake Johnson

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

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 ...

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Wee Walkers - Durant Nature Preserve

Ages 5 and Under. Would you and your toddler like some company for your walks? Join others on an easy-paced ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Durant Nature Preserve | 8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime in the Gallery

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

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Flyleaf Books | 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.flyleafbooks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Grow Stories + Play at Grow

Join us for Little Kid storytime and play! Geared toward ages 2-5 but all are welcome!

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Fridays on the Front Porch at the Carolina Inn

Join The Carolina Inn for Friday's on the Front Porch! Celebrate the end of the work week with bands, food ...

Family Camping Experience - Harris Lake County Park

Experience family camping in a safe and learning environment. We will help you with tent set up, cooking tips, what ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 am
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive, New Hill NC
  • Cost: $8/Person
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Grand Opening & Summer Festival at Guidepost Montessori at Spruce Tree!

Please join us for our Grand Opening at Guidepost Montessori at Spruce Tree! Our Grand Opening event will be held ...

Grand Opening & Back to School Celebration

Children’s Lighthouse, a child care center in Raleigh, invites the community to join in on back-to-school themed family fun activities ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Children's Lighthouse (Raleigh, NC) | 13401 Leesville Church Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: FREE
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Time at the Challenge Course at Bond Park

This program is designed specifically for individuals with special needs. Come experience fun in the great outdoors with your friends ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Sensory Sensitive Sundays at Chuck E Cheese's

Chuck E. Cheese's is proud to support families who have children with autism and special needs. We now offer a ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Summer Beach House Workshop (Ages 2-8y w/Caregiver)

Dreaming of your own Beach House? Now's your chance! Join us as we create our own version of the classic ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Slime Sunday

Join us in our classroom to customize slime. We'll provide all the supplies, including pre-made slime.

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Michael's Stores - Capital Blvd, Wake Forest, and Knightdale
  • Cost: Cost of the tulle
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Peach Days of Summer at Millstone Creek Orchards

Join us in celebrating Peaches, Peaches, Peaches @ The Orchard!!! The best thing about summer is fresh fruit, especially peaches, ...

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Millstone Creek Orchards | 506 Parks Crossroads Church Rd. Ramseur, NC 27316
  • Cost: $5 (2 and Under Free)
  • Website: millstonecreekorchards.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Grand Opening Party for Current and Prospective Makers 6 weeks - 12 years

Grand Opening Party!! We are a Makerspace Innovative childcare with over 6,400 renovated square feet. Come join us!! Grand Ribbon ...

  • 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Little Makers Academy | 2801 S Wilmington St Suite #103 Raleigh 27603
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Watermelon Day at Life + Science Museum

We're celebrating National Watermelon Day and YOU can get in on the fun! Bring a melon for our Keepers to ...

Toddler and Baby Open Gym - Halifax Community Center

Ages 6 mths-4yrs. Do your children need to get some energy out? Bring them to open gym at Halifax Community ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Designer Desserts: Cakes

Who doesn't love a deliciously, sweet and beautifully decorated dessert? Teens will unleash their creativity in the kitchen working with ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Kitchen | 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary NC
  • Cost: $38 (R); $49 (NR)
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Storybook Summer: Butterflies - Durant Nature Preserve

Get excited about stories at the Preserve this summer! Join a nature instructor to read a nature-themed storybook and then ...

North Hills Kids Summer Activities

North Hills Kids in Midtown Park consists of nine weeks of programmed activities in Midtown Park on Tuesdays from 10-11am ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Midtown Park at North Hills | 200 St. Albans Dr., Raleigh NC 27609
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Morning Canoe at Lake Johnson

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

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 ...

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime in the Gallery

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

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Spectacular Spiders (Ages 6-10) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Make new friends and discover the wonders of nature with a park naturalist. The focus will be on hands-on outdoor ...

  • 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Flyleaf Books | 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.flyleafbooks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Grow Stories + Play at Grow

Join us for Little Kid storytime and play! Geared toward ages 2-5 but all are welcome!

Nature and Sensory Play Day - Durant Nature Preserve

All Ages. Come check out Durant's Sensory and Nature Play Garden! Park staff will have guided activities to delight the ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Universoul Circus

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Cultural Arts Booking Fair

The Cultural Arts Booking Fair occurs annually, bringing together artists and community members who schedule cultural arts programming. More than ...

  • 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Wakefield High School | 2200 Wakefield Pines Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.unitedarts.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest Home & Garden Show

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host the 2017 Wake Forest Home & Garden Show on Saturday, Aug. 12, from ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre | 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587-2932
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Unicorn Cupcake Workshop (Ages 5-8y w/Caregiver)

Rainbows and sprinkles and cupcakes, oh my! You are invited on a fun-filled culinary adventure where we’ll whip up oh-so-delicious ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $28
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Girls/Women Try Hockey for Free

Girls come try Ice skating and hockey for free. The Carolina Lady Eagles and North Carolina Trailblazers are offering time ...

New Hope Valley Train: Slow Down Sunday

Slow Down Sunday - The perfect way to unplug, slow down and have fun on the Triangle’s Train. At 12 ...

Behind the Scenes with The Butterfly House

Does a pupa move inside it's cocoon? Why do tarantulas spin webs on the ground? Ask an entomologist while getting ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Members $25; General Public $45
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest Home & Garden Show

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre will host the 2017 Wake Forest Home & Garden Show on Saturday, Aug. 12, from ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Wake Forest Renaissance Centre | 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, NC 27587-2932
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Universoul Circus

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Toddler and Baby Open Gym - Halifax Community Center

Ages 6 mths-4yrs. Do your children need to get some energy out? Bring them to open gym at Halifax Community ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

NC Symphony Music Discovery - Southeast Regional Library

Join a musician from the North Carolina Symphony for a music education program designed for preschool children and their families. ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Southeast Regional Library | 908 7th Avenue Garner, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mommy & Me Morning - Color Me Mine

Join Color Me Mine, Cary -- Mommy & Me Canvas painting.

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Color Me Mine | Waverly Place 316 Colonades Way Suite 215, Cary NC 27518
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Book Reading & Signing with Author Jacqueline Leigh at SnickerDoodles

We are excited to welcome children's author Jacqueline Leigh to SnickerDoodles! Jacqueline will be reading from her first children's book ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Discovery Tables: National Tell a Joke Day - Yates Mill County Park

Let's get serious now. We are not kidding. August 16th is National Tell a Joke Day. No doubt about it. ...

  • 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Drop & Shop at Big Fun Inflatables

Would you like to run errands or have lunch with an old friend! $10 per child and $5 for each ...

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Big Fun Inflatables | 1104 Great Fall Court, Suite A, Knightdale NC 27545
  • Cost: $10 per child ($5 for a sibling)
  • Website: bigfuninflatables.vpweb.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime in the Gallery

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

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Grow Stories + Play at Grow

Join us for Little Kid storytime and play! Geared toward ages 2-5 but all are welcome!

FREE Jammin Baby Playgroup

Come make music with FIT4MOM and Erica Berry, Director of Jammin Baby. This FREE children's music experience is sure to ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • Location: Southern Village Green | 400 Market St Chapel Hill , NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Garden Storytime

Join us for a morning of outdoor garden fun. We will explore the gardens together to find the perfect spot ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University | 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Cost: Free for Family Members. $5 per child for nonmembers
  • Website: jcra.ncsu.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

23rd Annual Run for Life

5K Competitive Timed, Recreational 5K, Competitive Mile Timed, and Recreational Mile. Proceeds from the race will benefit BirthChoice, which has ...

  • 8:00 am
  • Location: WakeMed Soccer Park | 201 Soccer Park Drive, Cary NC 27511
  • Cost: $25 for the 5K and $20 for the mile. After July 31, both fees increase by $5
  • Website: sites.google.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Traditional Calendar Kick-Off to Kindergarten at Marbles

Celebrate starting school! Practice a lunch line, get moving at recess, hop on a school bus and much more. This ...

Honeybee Day at the State Farmers Market

Honeybee Day offers interactive and educational exhibits about one of nature's greatest pollinators. Visitors also will be able to sample ...

  • 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Location: State Farmers Market | 1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncagr.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Celebrate Outer Space: Solar Eclipse!

Get fired up for the solar eclipse at Marbles with space-themed activities in the museum and live-stream NASA coverage of ...

The Original Coin & Currency Show

Show offers a variety of numismatic items including rare coins, precious metals, paper money, tokens, coin collecting books and supplies. ...

Free Back To School Supplies Give Away and Picnic

This event is held to assist the youth in the community with school supplies and health services. We want to ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Harold D. Ritter Park | 301 West Lochmere Drive Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Family Luau- Color Me Mine

Games, face painting, ceramic painting. Come in your Hawaiian fun and receive 1/2 off your studio fee. All families who ...

  • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Color Me Mine | Waverly Place 316 Colonades Way Suite 215 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: 1/2 off studio fee
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Family Fun

3rd Sunday Children's Carnival

3rd Sunday Kids' Carnival at the Raleigh Times! Face painting, bouncy houses, sidewalk chalk, and more. Come enjoy brunch with ...

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Science of the Eclipse at Life + Science Museum

Join us at the museum on Monday, August 21 to safely view the partial solar eclipse and participate in a ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Celebrate Outer Space: Solar Eclipse!

Get fired up for the solar eclipse at Marbles with space-themed activities in the museum and live-stream NASA coverage of ...

Toddler and Baby Open Gym - Halifax Community Center

Ages 6 mths-4yrs. Do your children need to get some energy out? Bring them to open gym at Halifax Community ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

Calling All Coyotes- Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Coyotes have been spotted at Horseshoe! We'll meet at the farmhouse and then head out to have some howling good ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: $3
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Homeschool Open Gym at Millbrook Exchange Center

Millbrook Exchange Community Center offers Open Gym time for 5-17 year olds; this is geared toward homeschool families and is ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

Little Crafters - Anderson Point Park

Children will explore each theme through crafts and activities. The class will meet at the small shelter near the playground. ...

  • 10:00 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: Anderson Point Park Small Shelter | 20 Anderson Point Drive, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Storytime in the Gallery

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

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Music Together - Green Road Community Library

Come experience a free Music Together demonstration class with your child. We will be singing, dancing, chanting, playing instruments and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Green Road Community Library | 4101 Green Road Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Flyleaf Books | 752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Chapel Hill, NC 27514
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.flyleafbooks.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Grow Stories + Play at Grow

Join us for Little Kid storytime and play! Geared toward ages 2-5 but all are welcome!

FREE End of Summer "Ice Cream" Social Playgroup

Celebrate the end of summer and August birthdays with an "ice cream" social! We'll make Yonanas "ice cream" and have ...

  • 9:30 am - 10:15 am
  • Location: Southern Village Green | 400 Market St Chapel Hill , NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

New Hope Valley Train: Weekday Ride Day

Weekday ride days are held the fourth Friday of each month April to September and new this year are ride ...

  • 10:30 am
  • Location: New Hope Valley Railway, 3900 Bonsal Rd. New Hill, NC 27562
  • Cost: $7-$15; children under 2 ride free on all trains
  • Website: www.triangletrain.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Dating back to the 1970s, the annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is considered ...

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 ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Java Jive Jog 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run

Join us on Saturday, August 26th for the 3rd ANNUAL JAVA JIVE JOG to help raise money to help make ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Java Jive Lochmere Pavillion | 2425 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary NC 27518
  • Cost: $25-$35; FREE registration for special needs families, see details in description!
  • Website: www.shbhu.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Birding On The Water at Lake Johnson

This program is designed for both beginning and experienced birders. Join us for this unique birding experience out on the ...

Ninja Open House

Kids ages 4-15 try out their ninja skills. Kids warm up with coaches who instruct them on how to run ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: USA Ninja Challenge Durham-Chapel Hill | 1810 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy, Suite A Durham, NC
  • Website: www.usaninjachallenge.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Dating back to the 1970s, the annual Cary Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival in Cary, North Carolina, is considered ...

Triangle VegFest 2017

If you love food, beer, kombucha, shopping, cooking demos, roundtable discussions, and family friendly fun then this is the event ...

Shaun Jay Motivational Talk

Come enjoy a fun and motivational speech that will inspire your children; all while enjoying the wonders of magic. Shaun ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Innovative Martial Arts Academy | 1241 S. Main St., Suite 101, Wake Forest NC 27587
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Feature: Life Under a Log

What do you see under a fallen tree? Lots of decomposers at work and other critters looking for a dark, ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Crowder District Park | 4709 Ten-Ten Rd Apex NC
  • Cost: $1
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

International Block Party

Food, Desserts, Bazaars, Dances and Live Bands from around the world in downtown Raleigh! Come see a vibrant and afluent ...

  • 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh City Plaza | 400 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Toddler and Baby Open Gym - Halifax Community Center

Ages 6 mths-4yrs. Do your children need to get some energy out? Bring them to open gym at Halifax Community ...

Newborn Monday - Color Me Mine

All day bring your newborn(s) in to do a footprint platter and have NO STUDIO FEE.

  • 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Color Me Mine | Waverly Place 316 Colonades Way Suite 215 Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: cost of the platter
  • Website: cary.colormemine.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Get Crafty: Fishy Fun

Come make a fish-themed craft to celebrate our fish friends in Crowder Pond. We will bring the materials if you ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Crowder District Park | 4709 Ten-Ten Rd, Apex NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Fruity Pickin' Storytime (Apple Cider Edition) at Millstone Creek Orchards

An educational & interactive program designed to teach young children how food is grown. Programs are on Monday's and last ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Storybook Summer: Raccoons - Durant Nature Preserve

Get excited about stories at the Preserve this summer! Join a nature instructor to read a nature-themed storybook and then ...

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: Family Fun

Nature Peekers: What Will Hatch?

What is more exciting than waiting for an egg to hatch? Creatures of all varieties begin inside an egg-and those ...

  • 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
  • Cost: $2/child
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Homeschool Open Gym at Millbrook Exchange Center

Millbrook Exchange Community Center offers Open Gym time for 5-17 year olds; this is geared toward homeschool families and is ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  • Location: Millbrook Exchange Community Center | 1905 Spring Forest Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Toddler Hours - Big Fun Inflatables

Toddler open play admission will include an apple juice and fruit snacks. Older sibling open admission will include a bottled ...

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: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Honey Buzztival - Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market

We're really buzzing this week as we celebrate local honey and local bee keepers. This is the perfect opportunity to ...

Storytime in the Gallery

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

  • 10:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History | 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: ncmuseumofhistory.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

Kritter Kids: Bears 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 ...

Sneak Peek Week at Triangle Rowing Club (Teen)

Enjoy a free week of rowing with the largest competitive coed youth team in North Carolina, Aug. 29-Sept. 2. For ...

LIttle Guru Kids Yoga Open House

Please come help us celebrate the opening of Raleigh's first kids yoga studio! We would love to show you and ...

  • 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Little Guru Kids Yoga | 215 Glenwood Avenue, Suite A, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun
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