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Youth Monogramed Pillow Workshop Summer Session Day 1 at AR Workshop

Join us at AR Workshop Raleigh for a creative and ARtsy DIY summer Session! Each day is a new project! On ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $50
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Movie Morning at Lake Wheeler

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

Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures

You never know what you'll discover outdoors. Maybe you'll attract a few feathered friends with a vibrant birdhouse. Register now. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michael's Stores: See participating locations in the description
  • Cost: $2-$5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

National Go Fishing Day Fun - Yates Mill

Come out to the millpond and fish the old-fashioned way – we'll provide you with a cane pole, tackle and ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Historic Yates Mill County Park | 4699 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cost: $1
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Youth Canvas Tote Bag Summer Session DAY 2 at AR Workshop

On Day 2, you will create a crafty customized Canvas Tote Bag (NEW Project with limited seats)! You will have ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $45-$55
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

North Hills Kids Summer Activities

North Hills Kids in Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park consists of nine weeks of programmed activities in the park on ...

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

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Free Tuesday Morning Movies

Grab the kids, snacks, blankets and visit us for your free, favorite movies on the big screen! Doors open at ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: The Halle Cultural Arts Center | 237 N. Salem Street Apex, NC 27502
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: nc-apex.civicplus.com
  • Category: Family Fun

50¢ Tuesday at United Skates!

Fun skate just .50 cents admission!! Email Dominique at dpolisky@usa-skating.com to reserve you group.

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: The Longest Summer Day - Yates Mill County Park

Every year on June 21, we enjoy the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. Discover the science and ...

  • 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

Youth 12inx16in Wood Sign/Frame Summer Session DAY 3 at AR Workshop

On Day 3, you will create a preppy and charming 12″x 16″ customized wood sign! You will have the opportunity ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $45-$48
  • Website: www.arworkshop.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures

You never know what you'll discover outdoors. Maybe you'll attract a few feathered friends with a vibrant birdhouse. Register now. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michael's Stores: See participating locations in the description
  • Cost: $2-$5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Discovery Tables: The Longest Summer Day - Yates Mill County Park

Every year on June 21, we enjoy the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. Discover the science and ...

  • 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

Youth Canvas Wall Hangings Summer Session DAY 4 at AR Workshop

In this track out camp workshop, you will create a crafty customized 15″ X 20″ YOUTH CANVAS WALL HANGING. You ...

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: AR Workshop | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, STE 175 Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $45
  • Website: www.arworkshop.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

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Blueberry Day at Raleigh Farmers Market

Celebrates our state's official blue berry with free dessert samples. N.C. blueberries also will be available for sample and purchase.

  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Farmers Market | 1201 Agriculture St. - Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.ncagr.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Discovery Tables: The Longest Summer Day - Yates Mill County Park

Every year on June 21, we enjoy the most hours of sunlight during the whole year. Discover the science and ...

  • 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

Pollinator Day at Life + Science Museum

As part of National Pollinator Week, join in on the celebration of pollination with a visit to our Garden, and ...

  • 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Life + Science | 433 W. Murray Ave., Durham NC 27704
  • Cost: Free with Admission
  • Website: www.lifeandscience.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Beginner Kayaking - Bond Park

This introductory class covers the basics of the sport including safety, proper stroke technique, braces, wet exiting, and rescues. The ...

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Camp Creativity: Outdoor Adventures

You never know what you'll discover outdoors. Maybe you'll attract a few feathered friends with a vibrant birdhouse. Register now. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Michael's Stores: See participating locations in the description
  • Cost: $2-$5
  • Website: www.michaels.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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

Art in the Park: Incredible Insects at Yates Mill Pond at Yates Mill Pond

The summer heat is back, and so are the insects! Join us in the Finley Center exhibit hall to do ...

  • 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: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Summer Beach House Workshop (Ages 2+ w/Caregiver)

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

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $40
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mexican Fiesta (Special Needs) - Flour Power North Hills

Head on over and wear your favorite sombrero as we stir up some gluten free fun today with Homemade Salsa ...

Lake Wheeler Family Fishing Class (Ages 6+)

Bring the family out to experience and learn the art of fishing. We will cover the fundamentals of fishing, including ...

Art in the Park: Incredible Insects at Yates Mill Pond at Yates Mill Pond

The summer heat is back, and so are the insects! Join us in the Finley Center exhibit hall to do ...

  • 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: Family Fun

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo

The Wake Forest Food Truck Rodeo returns Sunday, June 24, from noon-4 in the parking lot of the Wake Forest ...

  • 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Brooks Street Bowl | 413 S Brooks St. Wake Forest, NC
  • Cost: Free Admission
  • Website: www.wakeforestnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Summer Kickoff Battle Cupcake Workshop (Ages 9+)

It's summer! Come enjoy everyone’s favorite sweet escape where we’ll put your culinary creativity to the test. We’ll teach you ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: TasteBuds Kitchen | 1475 Beaver Creek Commons Drive, Apex NC 27502
  • Cost: $40
  • Website: tastebudskitchen.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Gone Fishing at Bass Pro Shops - Cary

Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris is challenging families to put down their digital devices and get outside this summer ...

Art in the Park: Incredible Insects at Yates Mill Pond at Yates Mill Pond

The summer heat is back, and so are the insects! Join us in the Finley Center exhibit hall to do ...

  • 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: Family Fun

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Kids Get Crafty: Fresh Fruits and Veggies

June is Fresh Fruits and Veggies Month! Create a painting using fresh produce as stamps. We will bring the materials ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center | 5611 Jaguar Park Dr, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: reclink.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Family Fun

Pop Up Play & Learn

Pop Up Play & Learn with storytelling, crafts, sensory play and much more. Hourly playcare.

Storybook Summer: Squirrels - 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 Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park consists of nine weeks of programmed activities in the park on ...

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

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Hockey Fun with the Carolina Hurricanes

GOALLLLLL! Join Carolina Hurricanes staff members in the slap shot booth, and practice like a pro in the skills and ...

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 ...

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

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

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

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Wake Forest | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Wake Forest
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

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

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Cary | 2980 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.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

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

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

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Cary | 2980 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kritter Kids: Pollinators 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 ...

Affordable Family Fun Night at United Skates

Bring the entire family out to enjoy an evening of skating every Thursday starting June 14th to August 23rd!!

  • 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $2 admission; Skate Rental $3.50; Roller Blade Rental $4.5 - Moms Skate FREE!
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mazes & Brain Games (Exhibit)

Maneuver your way through this mind boggling collection of mind-bending adventures, 3-D puzzles and full-body games - an unforgettable adventure ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences | 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27601
  • Cost: $5
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Family Fun

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School -Wake Forest

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

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Wake Forest | 14460 Falls of Neuse Rd, Wake Forest
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

FAMILY SWIM at Goldfish Swim School - Cary

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

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Goldfish Swim School Cary | 2980 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: $5/person $15/family max or it is FREE for active members!
  • Website: www.goldfishswimschool.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Whiteville: Nature Play Days

Come dressed for the weather and ready to get messy every Friday. This fun and interactive drop-in outdoor event celebrates ...

Parent's Night Out at Notasium

Make your date plans early and win bonus points with your significant other. $25 ($20 for siblings) gets your child(ren) ...

  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Location: Notasium | 3750 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. Durham, NC 27707
  • Cost: $25 ($20 for siblings)
  • Website: www.notasium.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Discovery Tables: Rich in the Rare - Yates Mill County Park

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

  • 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

Park It in the Market Food Truck Rodeo (June)

Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss our first food truck rodeo of the year, sponsored by All American ...

  • 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Holly Springs Farmers Market - 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs, NC
  • Cost: free admission
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Taste Buds Kitchen: Pretzel Twist Workshop (Ages 5-8 yr w/ 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

Summer Spectacular! at SnickerDoodles

Come celebrate summer with SnickerDoodles! FREE admission. Outdoor & Indoor activities. Characters (Chase, Spiderman & Rapunzel) Games Food *breakfast & lunch items! Vendors Raffles Much more!

  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Repticon Raleigh Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Repticon is a reptile and exotic animal convention showcasing vendors from around the country offering live animals, animal supplies and ...

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina State Fairgrounds: Scott Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road Raleigh, NC 27607
  • Cost: $5-$15
  • Website: repticon.com
  • Category: Family Fun
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