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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. ...

Eco-Kids: Aquatic Adventures AM

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

  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
  • Cost: $25/child
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Durham

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and ...

KidJump (Ages 6 & Under) at DefyGravity Raleigh

Special jump time for the kiddos every Monday-Friday from 9am-10am is EXCLUSIVELY for children 6 and younger (and their parents). ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am 
  • Location: DefyGravity | 5604 Departure Drive #100, Raleigh NC 27616
  • Cost: $10/child + 1 free adult
  • Website: www.defygravity.us
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants… and now he’s on land for you to see! Join ...

  • 9:00 am 
  • Location: Tweetsie Railroad | 300 Tweetsie Railroad Lane, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Cost: $0 for kids ages 0-2; $30 for kids ages 3-12; $45 for adults 13+
  • Website: tweetsie.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Baby, Toddler, & Preschool Storytime at the Library

Children (babies through preschoolers) and caregivers are invited to participate in storytime at the library! Check the website for specific ...

Camp Creativity: Summer Souvenirs

Make souvenirs to remember how much fun the summer has been! Register now. Space is limited. Parent or guardian must ...

Cotton Plays Here - Pump It Up

The Triangle family favorite "Cotton Plays Here" music show comes to "Pump it Up" in Raleigh's Brier Creek area every ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Pump it Up Raleigh | 10700 World Trade Blvd #112, Raleigh NC 27617
  • Cost: Free with paid admission
  • Website: www.pumpitupparty.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Family Storytime at the Library

Young children and their families are invited to participate in an interactive program that incorporates age appropriate books, songs, and ...

K-2nd, 3rd-5th, K-5th Adventures/Super Specials - Wake County Libraries

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, activities and more! The availability of these programs vary daily, ...

K-5th Adventures: Duke Ellington - Holly Springs Community Library

K-5th grade kids read, create, discover and explore through books, hands on activities and more. This week: We will learn ...

Meet the Animals

From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face with a new live animal each week. This free program is open to all ...

  • 11:00 am -  2:00 pm 
  • Location: Museum of Natural Sciences - Windows on the World Nature Exploration Center | 11 West Jones Street
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: naturalsciences.org
  • Category: Ongoing Programs, Free

See Spot Read - Wake County Libraries

Dogs are patient, attentive, non-judgmental-​-AND they love to be read to! We invite beginning readers to come and practice their ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eco-Kids: Aquatic Adventures 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 ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Blue Jay Point County Park | 3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
  • Cost: $25/child
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

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 ...

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

4th/5th Grade Book Club occurs the 2nd Friday of every month. Check out Facebook Events page for upcoming books.

Wake Forest Art After Hours!

Experience the charm and vibrancy of downtown Wake Forest during Art After Hours held on the second Friday of every ...

Family Fun and Picnic in the Park at Laurel Hills Park

Bring your family together for a monthly night of family fun in the summer! This free event will take place ...

Sensory Friendly Science: Friday Family Night

Enjoy an evening of science discovery together at the Museum of Life and Science. Starting at 5:30pm, the Museum will ...

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 ...

Band of Oz Concert - Parkside Town Commons

FREE SUMMER FUN! Plan for an enjoyable evening at Parkside Town Commons, full of FREE entertainment from the dynamic group, ...

Friday Night on White

Presented by White Street Brewing Co., "Friday Night on White" takes place along South White Street on the second Friday ...

JumpStreet Indoor Trampoline Park Friday Frenzy!

$14 for 2 hours, starting at 6pm, every Friday night!!! Come get your jump on! We also play games during ...

Kids Night Out: Iron Chef - Flour Power Falls River

Ages 5-12. It’s time for a battle in the Flour Power kitchen as we divide into two teams and compete ...

  • 6:00 pm -  8:00 pm 
  • Location: Flour Power | 10511 Shadowlawn Dr #117, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: $39.00 for parent and ONE child, additional $5.00 per extra child; Dinner Included
  • Website: www.flourpowerstudios.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Mini Mats Yoga (A Kids Yoga Class!)

Mini Mats Yoga is teaming up with Carolina Children's Museum for another great kids fitness class fundraiser to help #bringusamuseum. ...

  • 6:00 pm -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: Devils Ridge Golf Club (Homestead Room) | 5107 Linksland Drive Holly Springs, NC
  • Cost: $10
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Friday Night Drawing Club at the Artful Mind!

Especially for kids who want to learn and improve on drawing skills including:, shading, anime, cartooning, still life, contour, creating ...

  • 6:30 pm -  8:30 pm 
  • Location: The Artful Mind | 1952 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Cost: $20
  • Website: www.theartfulmind.net
  • Category: Classes

Friday Night 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 ...

Friday Night 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 ...

Parent's Night Out at XL Sports World - Apex

Looking for a fun and safe environment for your kids to hang out with their friends? Kids ages 8-13 can ...

  • 6:45 pm - 10:30 pm 
  • Location: XL Sports World | 1016 Investment Blvd, Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: $10 Pre-registered; $15 Walk Ins; $2 Skate Rental
  • Website: www.xlapex.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Other

American Girl Book Club - Brier Creek Barnes & Noble

Join the American Girl Book Club this month!

Family Movie Night - Zebulon

The Zebulon Parks & Recreation Department presents a FREE movie and popcorn for all ages at the Zebulon Community Center ...

Friday Night Fireworks: Carolina Mudcats vs. Lynchburg Hillcats

Join us at Five County Stadium to watch the Mudcats! Sears Home Services presents the best post-game fireworks show in ...

Nature at Night at Lake Crabtree

Experience the sights and sounds of sunset and beyond. Learn more about the park's nocturnal animals and test your night ...

  • 7:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park | 1400 Aviation Pkwy., Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Cost: free!
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Durham Bulls Friday Night Fireworks and Food Truck Friday

Close out the work week with a bang as a fireworks show lights up Downtown Durham following the game! New ...

  • 7:05 pm 
  • Location: Durham Bulls Athletic Park | 409 Blackwell St, Durham, NC 27701
  • Cost: $9-$24
  • Website: www.milb.com
  • Category: Sporting Events

WakeMed Movies by Moonlight - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (PG-13)

Join us at Booth Amphitheater! Patrons can bring a blanket or chair as the spacious lawn is transformed in to ...

Friday the 13th!! at United Skates

Friday the 13th Late Night Skate!!! Admission includes skate rental, all you can eat cheese pizza and drink for one ...

  • 9:00 pm 
  • Location: United Skates Raleigh | 2901 Trawick Road, Raleigh NC
  • Cost: $12 advanced tickets/ $15 at the door
  • Website: www.unitedskates.com
  • Category: Family Fun