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January 20

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95th North State Toy & Hobby Show

Antique to modern collectible toys, including diecast and plastic models, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $5 daily - Weekend pass $7. Ages 15 and Under admitted Free
  • Website: www.insidepitchpromotions.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Snow Princess Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 5-8y w/Caregiver)

Do you want to build a snowman? Or at least a Snow Princess Cupcake?! Come dazzle your way through the ...

  • 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

DogGoneFast Flyball Club Flyball Tournament

Flyball dog racing! Come out and watch the flyball dogs! Flyball is a fast-paced family-oriented dog sport that has become ...

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: flyballdogs.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Art, Dance and Sing!

Make a craft and sing favorite songs. Ages 11 and older. Register online. Choose course #111599.

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center | 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary NC 27513
  • Cost: $9 (R), $12 (NR)
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Art at the Farm at Historic Oak View Park

Join us at Oak View for one of our "Art at the Farm" acrylic painting programs for kids, and then ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Oak View County Park | 4028 Carya Dr., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: No cost indicated
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

DogGoneFast Flyball Club Flyball Tournament

Flyball dog racing! Come out and watch the flyball dogs! Flyball is a fast-paced family-oriented dog sport that has become ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: flyballdogs.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Surprises! at Jordan Lake

Come on out and Join a Park Ranger at the Bald Eagle Observation Deck. Learn about the bald eagles of ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area | 280 State Park Road Apex NC 27523
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

95th North State Toy & Hobby Show

Antique to modern collectible toys, including diecast and plastic models, Star Wars, Hot Wheels, Yu-gi-oh, Lord of Rings, Sci-Fi toys, ...

  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds Scott Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $5 daily - Weekend pass $7. Ages 15 and Under admitted Free
  • Website: www.insidepitchpromotions.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Art and Winter Reflection in Nature

Reflect on the changes in the seasons while creating Andy Goldsworthy-inspired nature art! We’ll build artwork from leaves, wood, feathers, ...

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.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 - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Breakfast with Belle

Join us for a morning of fun with Belle. Make a craft and take your picture with the popular princes. ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Herbert C. Young Community Center Kitchen | 101 Wilkinson Ave., Cary NC
  • Cost: $16 (R); $28 (NR)
  • Website: classweb.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Preschool Morning Out - Pullen Community Center

Ages 2-5. Join us for our preschool morning out program, as we make crafts, read books, participate in activities and ...

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: Family Fun

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 ...

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

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.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 - 12:00 pm
  • 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 ...

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

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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: Family Fun

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 ...

FREE Kid’s Yoga at Everafter Kids Boutique!

That’s right! On Thursdays in January, Flower Yogis will be teaching FREE kid’s yoga for ages 2 and up. Class time ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Wonderland at Bond Park

Experience winter fun for the whole family at Cary’s Bond Park! Come dressed to play on the snow-covered hill across ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Fred G. Bond Metro Park | 801 High House Rd, Cary, NC 27513
  • Cost: $19 per person, ages 5 & up
  • Website: www.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 - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Family Movie Morning - Lake Wheeler

Bring your family out for a morning of fun! Popcorn and drinks will be provided throughout the movie. A parent ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
  • Location: Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $2
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Wonderland at Bond Park

Experience winter fun for the whole family at Cary’s Bond Park! Come dressed to play on the snow-covered hill across ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Fred G. Bond Metro Park | 801 High House Rd, Cary, NC 27513
  • Cost: $19 per person, ages 5 & up
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Astronomy Days at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

The Museum partners with NASA and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: NC Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street | Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Jellybeans Super Skate Center of Cary | 1120 Buck Jones Rd., Raleigh NC 27606
  • Cost: $6 admission (includes quad skates) $1 inline/speed skates
  • Website: www.skatejellybeans.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Chinese New Year Celebration

Join us at the Triangle's largest Chinese New Year Festival. It's with tremendous pride that we share the festive and ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Dorton Arena at the State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh
  • Cost: $8 at the door; $5 advance purchase; Age 6 and under FREE!
  • Website: www.nctacas.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Art in the Park: Mill as Muse Creative Art Session at Yates Mill Pond

Explore your artistic side by creating a work of art to take home or to enter into the “Mill as ...

  • 1:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh NC 27603
  • Cost: $1
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Pretzel Twist Workshop (Ages 5-8 yr with Caregiver)

Come play twister with us! Culinary twister that is. With the help of our best bud yeast, we’re making the ...

  • 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

Frozen Over

Back by popular demand! We're bringing winter fun inside with Frozen Over! Bring your sense of adventure and explore our ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Avenue, Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Astronomy Days at NC Museum of Natural Sciences

The Museum partners with NASA and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the ...

  • 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: NC Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street | Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Owl Pellets (Ages 6-10) - Annie Louise Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Learn all about our native owls. An owl doesn't digest the fur, feathers or bones of its prey. Instead, owls ...

  • 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • 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 - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

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: Family Fun

Wake Forest Kiwanis Monday Night Bingo

Wake Forest Kiwanis are hosting regular CASH bingo each Monday night at the Factory in Wake Forest. All profits support ...

  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: The Mill Room @ The Factory | 1839 South Main St. Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: $20 per person($10 for a half pack)
  • Website: www.wakeforestkiwanis.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Winter Stories at the Farmhouse: Winter Owls - Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve

Get snug in the farmhouse and listen to a nature story. We'll explore nature items and make a themed craft. ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Horseshoe Farm Nature Preserve | 2900 Horseshoe Farm Rd, Wake Forest 27587
  • Cost: $2
  • 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

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: Family Fun

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 ...

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 ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Abbotts Creek Community Center | 9950 Durant Road, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: free!
  • 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 - 12:00 pm
  • 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 ...

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 ...

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
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