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Family fun events like festivals, carnivals, fairs, family fun days and more.

Events and programs for families with kids with special needs.

Races, walks, 5Ks that kids and families can participate in.

Informational presentations such as talks, seminars, and demonstrations.

Family friendly shows and concerts.

Family friendly events and programs taking place at area libraries.

Casting calls for productions and performances in need of kids under 18.

Other family-friendly events like mini-photo sessions consignment sales and other events that don't fit into another category.

Sporting events and home games for local sports teams.

One time classes open to kids and families.

Events and pageants where kids or families compete to win a title or prize.

Holiday events includes events with themes focused on specific holidays like Halloween, Christmas, Easter, 4th of July, etc.

Ongoing family programs that occur on an ongoing basis such as every week or every month.

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Playgroup Tot Time - Lake Lynn Community Center

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

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Playdates on the Green: Splish-Splash!

Join us for our FREE summer playdate at Lafayette Village! Splish-Splash with British Swim School Your kids will enjoy some fun with ...

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 ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Story Time and a Craft at Chick-fil-A Apex

Storytime with Mrs. Teri will be next Thursday, August 2nd at 9:30 AM! This month we will have the Apex ...

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Parent and Me - Hot Air Balloons at Artistic Thirst

Come float away! One canvas for both of you. You help each other create a masterpiece! Child, 0-5 years old, and parent ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Location: Artistic Thirst | 13200 Falls of Neuse, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: $20.00
  • Website: www.artisticthirst.com
  • Category: Classes

Insect Inspectors (Ages 6-9) - 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 ...

  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park | 5229 Awls Haven Drive Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: $6
  • Website: www.raleighnc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Art - Krafty Kids: Slice of Fun! (Optimist Community Center)

Ages 3-5. Get your creative juices flowing in this class focused on creating! Join us for a different and creative ...

Rags to Riches Theatre - North Regional Library

Play along with this interactive performance of the classic story, Stone Soup! Fun for the whole family! Space is limited. ...

Bands, Bites and Boats at Bond Park

One Friday a month, the Bond Park Boathouse plays host to musicians, food trucks and after-hours boat rentals. Spend your ...

Acoustic Nights in The District at Park West Village

Whether you’re headed out to dinner, or leaving a movie … come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE ...

Bella Rose Strides for Babies 5K and Fun Run

The Bella Rose Strides for Babies 5K is a run/walk with proceeds benefiting First Candle held every August at the ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: WakeMed Soccer Park | 101 Soccer Park Dr., Cary, NC 27511
  • Cost: free to $25
  • Website: runsignup.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Taste Buds Kitchen: Sushi Rolls Workshop (Ages 5-8y w/ Caregiver)

Roll, roll, roll your Sushi, gently as can be! Let’s take your palate on a world tour and as we ...

  • 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, Classes

Special Olympics Young Athletes - Abbotts Creek Community Center

Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without disabilities that introduces basic sport ...

"Gourd"-ous Pollinators (Ages 3-10 with caregiver)

Flutter into the world of the Very Hungry Caterpillar and learn about the special relationship that butterflies and bees have ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Creek Crawl

Explore the creek at Prairie Ridge! We will use nets and buckets to find creek critters to examine the health ...

Radical Recess: Play With Your Food

Get your heart pumping with some fun, food filled games such as peach volleyball, corn hole, potato sack races etc. ...

Into the Woods - Raleigh Little Theatre

This epic musical is about wishes, family, and the consequences of the choices that we make. A childless baker and ...

Family Cooking at Finley: Lets Go to the Beach!

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm Bring the whole family to the A.E. Finley YMCA to cook up some ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

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 ...

Storytime at Chick-fil-a Falls Village

This week Mrs. Julie will be reading a book, after the reading we will be making a fun watermelon craft! ...

Watermelon Day at Life + Science Museum

We're celebrating National Watermelon Day and YOU can join the fun! Bring a melon for our Keepers to share with ...

  • 10:00 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

Creek Stompers - Walnut Creek

Explore the wetland this summer during our week of creek stomping adventures. Bring your boots or borrow our as we ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

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 ...

Nature Play Days: Fantasy at Blue Jay!

Parents or grandparents with young children are invited to come to Blue Jay for a monthly thematic Nature Play Day. ...

A Side of History: Lighting the Way

North Carolina is home to nine lighthouses, including Cape Hatteras, the tallest in the United States. Join us on National ...

Creek Stompers - Walnut Creek

Explore the wetland this summer during our week of creek stomping adventures. Bring your boots or borrow our as we ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Creek Stompers - Walnut Creek

Explore the wetland this summer during our week of creek stomping adventures. Bring your boots or borrow our as we ...

Crafting and Shopping with Ashley from Usborne Books at SnickerDoodles

Celebrate summer & join us for a FREE Sun Catcher craft with Ashley from Usborne Books! While the kids craft ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

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 ...

Mommy and Me Play Day! at Parkside Town Commons

Enjoy a FREE special play day for Mommy and child in Parkside Town Commons. Dad’s are welcome too! • Music • ...

  • 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, Free

Creek Stompers - Walnut Creek

Explore the wetland this summer during our week of creek stomping adventures. Bring your boots or borrow our as we ...

Bach to Rock Preschool Music Program - Eva Perry Regional Library

Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to explore the world of music with Bach to Rock. Space is limited. Register ...

South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo

South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo has lots of trucks and equipment that will be open and free for the public.

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Creek Stompers - Walnut Creek

Explore the wetland this summer during our week of creek stomping adventures. Bring your boots or borrow our as we ...

Eco-Kids: Incredible Insects PM

Eco-Kids is a three-day mini-camp especially for children ages 4–5 years old, in which they learn about a variety of ...

Radical Recess: Play With Your Food

Get your heart pumping with some fun, food filled games such as peach volleyball, corn hole, potato sack races etc. ...

South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo

South Atlantic Fire Rescue Expo has lots of trucks and equipment that will be open and free for the public.

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 ...

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Read, Write, Run 5K

This is a new event for the Raleigh area put on by the Berean Community Center located at 2400 East ...

  • 8:30 am
  • Location: The Garden of Millbrook | 2400 East Millbrook Road, Raleigh NC 27604
  • Cost: $25 up to and including July 17th, $30 from July 18th until August 19th, and $35 on race day
  • Website: app.racereach.com
  • Category: Races, Walks, 5Ks

Riders in the Sky

Come hear Grammy-winning music and comedy from America’s Favorite Cowboys. Shows at noon and 3:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Special Exhibit: 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. ...

Riders in the Sky

Come hear Grammy-winning music and comedy from America’s Favorite Cowboys. Shows at noon and 3:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Artrageous: Circles, Spots & Polka Dots

Located in Art Loft. Funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.

Pop-Up Art: Painting in the Park

Make your mark in the Museum Park! Add your work to a collaborative mural inspired by nature.

Storytime at Chick-fil-a Falls Village

This week Mrs. Julie will be reading a book, after the reading we will be making a fun watermelon craft! ...

Tiny Tots: Senses in Nature at Crowder County Park

Squish, touch, and feel your way through center-based activities as we explore our senses. Make a smelly painting and splash ...

Summer Fun Days “Movie Mondays” at Crabtree Valley Mall

Beat the heat and spend the summer at Crabtree Valley Mall’s Summer Fun Days! Something to sit on like a ...

Story Explorers at Marbles Museum

Sing a song, share a story, and participate in an activity based on the book! Located in Around Town. Sponsored ...

4th/5th Grade Book Club - Page 158 Books

Teen Book Club occurs the 2nd Monday of every month. Check out Facebook Events page for upcoming books.

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

Summer Fun Days “Tuesday Meet & Greets” at Crabtree Valley Mall

Princess Parties & Hero Hangouts - Where your child can meet and interact with their favorite movie characters from 11AM ...

Science Solvers: Let's Adventure

Explore the great outdoors –pitch a tent, learn about the forest, row a scooter canoe and more... Sponsored by BASF ...

Nature Families: Fascinating Frogs at Crowder County Park

Did you know a group of frogs is called an army and a group of toads is called a knot? ...

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

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 ...

Welcome Wednesday! Hill Ridge Farms

Join us for Welcome Wednesday! Free adult admission w/child’s admission all day! Open 10-5. Chuckwagon Grill open 11-2 for lunch. ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Hill Ridge Farms | 703 Tarboro Road, Youngsville, NC 27596
  • Cost: Children 2-12 $8 admission includes all play areas, splashpad, waterslide. Train Ride $3
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Ongoing Programs

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Happy Dan the Magic Man - WF Renaissance Centre

Everyone laughs louder when Happy Dan the Magic Man is in the house! Happy Dan has traveled the world entertaining ...

Parent & Me: Turtle Time at Artistic Thirst

Child, 0-5 years old, and parent create together using non-toxic materials such as chalk, crayons and finger paints. Bring in ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Artistic Thirst | 13200 Falls of Neuse, Raleigh NC 27614
  • Cost: $20.00
  • Website: www.artisticthirst.com
  • Category: Classes

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Wildflower Watering Club (Ages 2-5 with Caregiver)

If you're looking for a volunteer experience, community service, or conservation project for yourself or your group, join forces with ...

Summer Fun Days “Thursdays -Summer of Style” at Crabtree Valley Mall

Beat the heat and spend the summer at Crabtree Valley Mall’s Summer Fun Days! Fashion and beauty camp for kids ...

Wee Wetland Walkers

This free program is designed to move at a toddler's pace: Run. Stop. Pick dandelions. Run. Climb on a rock. ...

Friday Funday! Free train ride w/admission. 1/2 price ice cream! Hill Ridge Farms

Join us for Friday Funday! Free train ride with admission and 1/2 price Hershey Ice Cream all day! Splashpad and ...

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 ...

Nature Nuts: (Ages 3-5 with Caregiver) Butterflies

You and your preschooler will go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: Resident $10.00 - Non-Resident $13.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Homeschool History Day

Do you know about the resources and regularly scheduled programs offered by the museum that are ideally suited to homeschooled ...

Pop up Shop: Animals on the Plaza?!

ANIMALS on Market Plaza?! Yes! Exotic Animals! Come hang out with Relay and Dan the Animal Man on Market Plaza ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Market Plaza | 17 E Martin St, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: relaygo.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

4th Annual Derek Davis Memorial 5K Run

This race was born from the energy and atmosphere of that evening. Join us on August 19, 2017 at 7am ...

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 ...

24th 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, Races, Walks, 5Ks

Taste Buds Kitchen: Back-to-School Cupcakes Workshop (Ages 5-8y w/Caregiver)

It’s back-to-school time! We know your budding chef is ready for a fun culinary adventure. Take a break from the ...

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, Free

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. ...

Triangle VegFest 2018

We are indoors this year so don't worry about the weather. There will be food trucks outside plus the blood ...

Advanced Babywearing at Grow Eco Baby

Advanced Babywearing: A 102 Demonstration This demonstration will feature several advanced babywearing skills based on the interest of the participants. Hands ...

Tree ID Trek at Thomas G Crowder Woodland Center

Come join on our Lake Johnson's naturalists and learn how to identify some of the trees here in the park. ...

Seasons on a Farm: Preserving Food in the 1800s

Discover how farmers preserved their food in the days before refrigeration. Learn about drying, pickling, canning and other inventive techniques; ...

  • 1:00 pm - 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

Storytime at Chick-fil-a Falls Village

This week Mrs. Julie will be reading a book, after the reading we will be making a fun watermelon craft! ...

Homeschool and Track-out Programs: Wetland Wonders

Be prepared to get muddy as we study the vital role that wetland ecosystems play. We will net some macroinvertebrates, ...

Family Night at DefyGravity Raleigh

Bring your ENTIRE FAMILY (Immediate Family Members Only) for an hour, for only $45! Monday Nights from 6-9pm. No other ...

Teen Leadership Corps Orientation - Southeast Regional Library

Teens in grades 6-10 are invited to join us for our Teen Leadership Corps (TLC) orientation. TLC is a leadership ...

Nature Peekers: The Very Quiet Cricket at Blue Jay Point

The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle captures our imagination while we practice counting and observing similarities and differences. A ...

Woodland Creatures Big and Small! (2 - 6 Yrs) at Laurel Hills Park

From deer to bunnies to turtles to bugs, many wild creatures make the woods their home. Children will explore the ...

Specialized Recreation Guided Nature Hike - Walnut Creek

Join us for an easy, wheelchair- and stroller-friendly hike along the Walnut Creek Greenway. Along the way we will experience ...

Hiding in Everyday Life at Lake Wheeler

Have you ever wondered what hides in the world around you? Come learn how animals use camouflage to blend into ...

Creek Critters (Ages 5-8 with Caregiver)

Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! Children will have so much fun ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - R $9.00 - N $12.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Without a Trace (10-12 yrs)- Forest Ridge Park

What can you discover in the park? What evidence have people left behind and why is it important? Putting the ...

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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. ...

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 ...

Citizen Science Thursday - Harris Lake County Park

Volunteer your time with our monitoring and citizen science projects! Tasks will vary depending on what needs attention. Tasks may ...

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Woodland Creatures Big and Small! - Lake Lynn Community Center

From deer to bunnies to turtles to bugs, many wild creatures make the woods their home. Children will explore the ...

Doodles & Designs Art Class! at SnickerDoodles

Introducing our NEW weekly staff led Art Class! Projects will vary each week (canvases, wooden projects, crafts, etc.). Every Thursday from ...

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Kritter Kids: Soil 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 ...

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is an adventure for the whole family to explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting, educational, and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center | 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $18-$34
  • Website: jurassicquest.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Citizen Science - Butterfly Count (12+) - Durant Nature Preserve

Learn about butterflies and practice hands-on field science at our annual Butterfly Count. Join our butterfly experts to learn more ...

Foxes and Coyotes (Ages 8-12): Hemlock Bluffs

Take the fast track to nature in these hands on studies of nature and ecology at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - R $9.00 - N $12.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Monster Drawing Rally 2018

More than 80 artists at all stages of their careers take shifts to draw for an hour in front of ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Art | 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $8/member, $10/nonmember. Free for children under 6
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Acoustic Nights in The District at Park West Village

Whether you’re headed out to dinner, or leaving a movie … come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE ...

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is an adventure for the whole family to explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting, educational, and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center | 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $18-$34
  • Website: jurassicquest.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 ...

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

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

We are very excited to announce the 4th annual SHBHU Small Hands Big Hearts Java Jive Jog 10k/5k on August ...

Railroad Heritage Weekend

A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture.

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.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 ...

Jurassic Quest

Jurassic Quest is an adventure for the whole family to explore the world of dinosaurs in an exciting, educational, and ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center | 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: $18-$34
  • Website: jurassicquest.com
  • Category: Family Fun

14th Annual Finley Frenzy Youth Triathlon - A.E. Finley YMCA (Open to non-members)

We're getting excited for our 14th annual Finley Frenzy, which will take place on Sunday, August 26 at 8 a.m. ...

Railroad Heritage Weekend

A unique weekend celebrating the history of Tweetsie Railroad, the ET&WNC Railroad, and mountain culture.

  • 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Babies on the MOVE - Mini Movers: 0-6 Months

Take part in a class that teaches individualized ways to foster motor development for your child. Focus on developmental positions ...

Storytime at Chick-fil-a Falls Village

This week Mrs. Julie will be reading a book, after the reading we will be making a fun watermelon craft! ...

Family Night at DefyGravity Raleigh

Bring your ENTIRE FAMILY (Immediate Family Members Only) for an hour, for only $45! Monday Nights from 6-9pm. No other ...

Family Night Tuesdays with the Chick-fil-A Cow

Family Night: every Tuesday night we have an emphasis on families. The Chick-fil-A Cow will appear each Tuesday night from ...

Chick-fil-A® Kids Night

Kids are a blessing at Chick-Fil-A. Come and celebrate with Mimi the clown. Free face painting and balloon twisting from ...

  • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Chick-fil-A of Brier Creek | 8901 Brier Creek Pkwy Raleigh, 27617
  • Cost: cost of dinner
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • 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 ...

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

Lizards and Snakes (Ages 5-8 w/ caregiver)

Having trouble with answering your child's wildlife questions? Let us do it for you! Children will have so much fun ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: - R $9.00 - N $12.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

American Legion Bingo

CASH PRIZES AWARDED! Each person must purchase a minimum of 1 pack of cards for $15, plays all 12 games, ...

  • 7:00 pm
  • Location: American Legion Post 116 | 6400 Johnson Pond Rd, Fuquay Varina, NC
  • Cost: 1 pack of cards for $15
  • Website: alpost116nc.org
  • Category: Family Fun

Kennel Club Dog Show

Tarheel Labor Day Cluster AKC (American Kennel Club) registered dogs will compete each day for points leading to championships, as well ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: State Fairgrounds Complex Graham Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $5/Adults; $2 Children 7-11 & Seniors; Free for Military (with ID) & children under 7.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Pump It Up Toddler Learning Time

For 2 & 3 year olds, Toddler Learning Time is a fun one hour session filled with activities to strengthen ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Pump It Up of Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd Ste 112 | Raleigh
  • Cost: $10/child; $40 5-Punch Pass Available
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Doodles & Designs Art Class! at SnickerDoodles

Introducing our NEW weekly staff led Art Class! Projects will vary each week (canvases, wooden projects, crafts, etc.). Every Thursday from ...

  • 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Location: SnickerDoodles | 3721 Lynn Road #112, Raleigh NC 27613
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Cirque Italia Water Circus

Cirque Italia presents “Aquatic Spectacular.” The name reflects a unique attribute under the tent, as the show features a custom ...

Sister Act! - Raleigh Little Theatre

When disco diva, Deloris Van Cartier, witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in the one place that ...

Kennel Club Dog Show

Tarheel Labor Day Cluster AKC (American Kennel Club) registered dogs will compete each day for points leading to championships, as well ...

  • 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: State Fairgrounds Complex Graham Building | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $5/Adults; $2 Children 7-11 & Seniors; Free for Military (with ID) & children under 7.
  • Website: www.ncstatefair.org
  • Category: Shows & Concerts

Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

This show offers a vast array of precious and semi-precious gem stones, pearls, beads and findings, minerals, fossils, and finished ...

  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Location: NC State Fairgrounds | 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: Adults $5 general admission $1 discount with website coupon or mailer - under 16 admitted free.
  • Website: treasuresoftheearth.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Nature Nuts: (Ages 3-5 with Caregiver) Lizards

You and your preschooler will go nutty for nature as children satisfy some of their curiosity about the world around ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs | 2616 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27518
  • Cost: Resident $10.00 - Non-Resident $13.00
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Parents Night Out - Pump It Up

Parents' Date Night Out is held EVERY Friday night and includes open jump time in our arenas, games, dinner, and ...

Acoustic Nights in The District at Park West Village

Whether you’re headed out to dinner, or leaving a movie … come hang out with us and enjoy some LIVE ...

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