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August 21

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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

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 ...

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 Day Camp at Science Fun for Everyone!

Where will you be for the partial solar eclipse on August 21?! Join us at our Science Fun Lab to ...

  • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Science Fun for Everyone | 111 James Jackson Ave, #131, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: $79
  • Website: www.sciencefun.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

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 ...

Ninja Fitness Play Time 3 - 6 yr old

Join us for Ninja Fitness Play Time for 3 - 6 yr olds, every Wednesday 9:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ...

  • 9:15 am - 9:50 am
  • Location: Fitness4life Training Center | 6701 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.FTFKarate.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. ...

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

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: 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

Mommy & Me Yoga

Join us for a playful mommy & me class tomorrow morning! We will have a mini family yoga class for ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Grow | 107 W Chatham St. Cary, NC
  • Cost: $10 with registration/ $13 drop in
  • 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. ...

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 ...

Recreational Adventures: Paddle the Pond

Learn basic canoeing skills and a bit about the millpond's history, then head out to explore the pond's many features ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $10/boat
  • Website: www.wakegov.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 ...

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

Paperhand Puppet Intervention "Of Wings and Feet"

Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents its 18th annual giant puppet theatre pageant “OF WINGS AND FEET”. Join us this summer for ...

  • 3:00 pm
  • Location: Forest Theatre | 123 S. Boundary St, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Cost: $8 - $15
  • Website: paperhand.org
  • 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

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. ...

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

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: 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 ...

Ninja Fitness Play Time 3 - 6 yr old

Join us for Ninja Fitness Play Time for 3 - 6 yr olds, every Wednesday 9:15 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. ...

  • 9:15 am - 9:50 am
  • Location: Fitness4life Training Center | 6701 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: www.FTFKarate.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Artarama Hour - Artopia

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

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. ...

Music Time at PlayDays

Music Time with with Ms. Cecila, come join us to sing some some and play some simple instruments together! Activity ...

  • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: PlayDays | 441 West Williams St. | Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.playdaysnc.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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 ...

  • 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Sky Zone Raleigh | 2101 Westinghouse Blvd., Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $50
  • Website: www.skyzone.com
  • Category: Family Fun
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