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Holidays

Many business are closed for common (Federal) holidays! Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that ...

Bynum Bridge Birding at Jordan Lake

Ready to see what’s hanging around the Haw River? Join Ranger McMurray on the Bynum bridge for an hour or ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area 280 State Park Road, Apex, NC 27523
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Informational

Nature Discovery Hike at Harris Lake County Park

Winter is a great time to get outside and enjoy the natural world. Hone your observation skills as you search ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Harris Lake County Park | 2112 County Park Drive New Hill, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Birds in Winter at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Have you ever wondered why some birds migrate while others stay here all winter? Join us for a bird walk ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Babywearing Learn & Play - South Raleigh/Garner at St. John's MCC

This is a NEW Learn & Play day this month! We should be in the Family Room at St. John's ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: St. John's MCC 622 Maywood Avenue, Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Stash Chat: A Babywearing Park Playdate at Eastgate Park

Babywearing Playdate! Join The Well Carried Child for a laid back, kid friendly playdate. Come and try on a new-to-you ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Eastgate Park 4200 Quail Hollow Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27609
  • Cost: Suggested donation $10
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Parent Enrollment Information Session at Knightdale Recreation Center

Cardinal Charter Academy at Wendell Falls encourages interested families to attend an Information Session. Information Sessions provide the community with ...

Magnet Elementary Mini Fair at North Forest Pines Elementary School

Explore ALL magnet elementary programs in one location. Visit with staff and parents to learn about each program.

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: North Forest Pines Elementary School 11051 Forest Pines Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Magnet/Early College/Year Round Info Session in Cary

Learn about choice in WCPSS, get answers to application/selection questions

History Corner: North Carolina Inventors at North Carolina Museum of History

What does it take to create a new medicine, car, or country? Find out about inventors from our state, and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton Street Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $5 per child; $3 for MOHA/museum members
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational

History Hunters: Radio Days at North Carolina Museum of History

Hear all about it! News, views, music, stories—learn how radio changed our state. Then, get in the act and help ...

  • 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of History 5 East Edenton Street Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Cost: $5 per child; $3 for MOHA/museum members
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational

Magnet Middle School Evening Mini Fair at Holly Grove Elementary

Explore ALL magnet middle school programs in one location. Visit with staff and parents to learn about each program.

  • 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Holly Grove Elementary 1451 Avent Ferry Road, Holly Springs, North Carolina 27540
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at St. Michael's Parish Day School

The Day School will host an Open House for parents of prospective families on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at 9:30 ...

Homeschooling 101 at Southeast Regional Library

Is thinking about homeschooling keeping you up at night? Whether it's because you're not sure you have the patience, or you're ...

Early Learning and Elementary Information Session at The Montessori School of Raleigh

Early Learning and Elementary (18 months – 6th grade) Information Session. For more information please visit our website at www.msr.org.

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Benson Memorial UMC Preschool and Kindergarten Prep, 4706 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Junior Scientists: All About Animals at Arise Co Working Space

Allow your child to cultivate their love of animals. Children will learn various concepts of animal life cycles and animal ...

Soil Slingin' Second Saturdays! at Camden Street Learning Garden

Our Compost Kitchen, a collaborative composting system with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, is cooking! Join us every second Saturday of the ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Camden Street Learning Garden 315 Camden St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: See website for details
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

First Call Parent Mentor Training at North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance

Are you the parent of a child with Down syndrome under the age of 8 and would like to mentor ...

Family Studio: A Modern Mural at NCMA

Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Each ...

  • 10:15 am
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above, $8 Nonmembers
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Informational

Family Studio: A Modern Mural at NCMA

Gallery tour plus studio workshops for families. A different theme each time means there’s always something new to discover. Each ...

  • 1:00 pm
  • Location: NCMA | 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh NC 27607
  • Cost: $6 Family-level members and above, $8 Nonmembers
  • Website: ncartmuseum.org
  • Category: Informational

Quarterly Bald Eagle Count at Jordan Lake

Come be a part of our quarterly Eagle Count with New Hope Audubon Society. Every second Sunday of every quarter ...

  • 7:00 am - 8:30 am
  • Location: Jordan Lake State Recreation Area 280 State Park Road, Apex, NC 27523
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.ncparks.gov
  • Category: Informational

Prospective Parent Information Session at Cardinal Charter Academy

Please join us for a Prospective Parent Information Session to learn about the great offerings here at Cardinal Charter Academy. ...

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Cardinal Charter Academy 1020 Saint Charles Pl, Cary, North Carolina 27513
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Enrollment Information Meeting for Families Applying for 2020-21 at Peak Charter Academy

We cordially invite all families to join us to learn more about Peak Charter Academy and how to enroll your ...

  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Location: Peak Charter Academy 1601 Orchard Villas Ave., Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Weekday Preschool and Kindergarten Open House at White Memorial

Join us on January 14 at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary for an open house for prospective families. It's a ...

Thales Academy JH/HS Tour Apex

Drop by Thales to tour our campus and view our classrooms and curriculum. Pre-registration is not required; simply check in ...

  • 9:45 am - 10:30 am
  • Location: Thales Academy Apex JH/HS 1300 N. Salem Street, Apex, North Carolina 27502
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Kids Discover Nature: Time to Sleep at Harris Lake County Park

It's that time of year for some animals to prepare for winter. We will read Time to Sleep by Denise ...

Eagle Count at Lake Crabtree

Join park staff in collecting data for the state and national count of Bald Eagles. Participants will be allowed in ...

Magnet Elementary Mini Fair at Brier Creek Elementary

Explore ALL magnet elementary programs in one location. Visit with staff and parents to learn about each program.

  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Brier Creek Elementary 9801 Brier Creek Parkway, Raleigh, North Carolina 27617
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Nature Stories: Welcoming Winter at Blue Jay Point County Park

Brrrrr! When it's cold, you put on a coat. What do you suppose critters do? Learn how different animal groups ...

Parent Enrollment Information Session at Wendell Community Center

Cardinal Charter Academy at Wendell Falls encourages interested families to attend an Information Session. Information Sessions provide the community with ...

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational
  • 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: Benson Memorial UMC Preschool and Kindergarten Prep, 4706 Creedmoor Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Rollerskating STEM! by The Homeschool Experience at United Skates of America Raleigh

It's STEM and it's Roller Skating!! Education and Fun, All Rolled Into One! We will learn about the Newton's Laws of ...

  • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: United Skates of America Raleigh 2901 Trawick Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
  • Cost: $10 per student, $8 for adults who want to skate
  • Website: docs.google.com
  • Category: Informational

HS MLK Jr. Unity Weekend at St. Mary's FWB Church

Unity Breakfast - St. Mary's FWB Church Family Life Center

Tellebration: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Page-Walker Arts & History Center

Tellebration brings together two exceptional African-American storytellers, Willa Brigham and Linda Gorham. You and your children will enjoy a morning ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary, NC 27513
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.townofcary.org
  • Category: Informational

Babywearing Learn and Play at White Plains UMC

Triangle Babywearers' Babywearing Learn & Play is geared towards all wearers. One of our Volunteer Babywearing Educators will introduce and ...

  • 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Location: White Plains United Methodist Church 313 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, North Carolina 27511
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Family Wildlife Series Owl Prowl at Blue Jay Point County Park

Venture into the night on a Blue Jay hike. Learn about owl habits and adaptations as we listen for these ...

Winter Scavenger Hunt at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Even in the winter, there are so many things to find at Prairie Ridge! Can you find everything on our ...

  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation 1671 Gold Star Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Unity Service at HS Cultural Center

Unity Service HS Cultural Center

Holidays

Many business are closed for common (Federal) holidays! Before attending, please contact the business or event host to confirm that ...

8th Annual #MLKDay Free Community Breakfast at Widow's Son Lodge #4

On Monday, January 20, 2020, Widow's Son Lodge #4 will host its 8th Annual Community Breakfast in honor of Dr. ...

16th Annual MLK Celebration at FV Middle School & St. Augusta Missionary Baptist Church

Sponsored annually by the CASF-V in partnership with the faith-based community, this event consists of a "march" from FV Middle ...

  • 8:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Location: FV Middle School, Fuquay-Varina, NC & St Augusta Missionary Baptist Church, 605 Bridge Street, Fuquay-Varina
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Squirrel Spotters at Lake Crabtree

Head out to Lake Crabtree to celebrate "Squirrel Appreciation Day" and learn all about our most commonly seen mammal. We ...

Nature Nerds at Lake Crabtree County Park

Expand your knowledge of our local flora and fauna by exploring a different area of the park each month. Join ...

  • 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Location: Lake Crabtree County Park 1400 Aviation Parkway Morrisville, NC, 27560
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.wakegov.com
  • Category: Informational

Homeschooling 101 at Cary Regional Library

Is thinking about homeschooling keeping you up at night? Whether it's because you're not sure you have the patience, or you're ...

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 9:45 am - 10:45 am
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Winter Open House at Cary Christian School

We’re excited for your interest in Cary Christian School. Even more than that, we are excited to show you the ...

Friends and Family Evening Tour at Oak City Academy

Join us for an exclusive adults only "Friends & Family Tour" next Thursday evening on Jan 23rd at 7PM! OCA ...

  • 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Location: Oak City Academy 1308 US - 70, Garner, North Carolina 27529
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Homewood Gardens Tour and Learning Lab

Visit Homewood Gardens with us! We'll tour the nursery and greenhouse, learn about design and business, and wrap up planting ...

  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
  • Location: Homewood Nursery & Garden Center 10809 Honeycutt Rd Raleigh, NC 27614
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.eventbrite.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at Childcare Network in Raleigh

Join us for our Open House. Take a tour of the school, meet our educators, and participate in some super ...

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Childcare Network, 2912 Brentwood Road, Raleigh, North Carolina 27604
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at Childcare Network in Fuquay-Varina

Join us for our Open House. Take a tour of the school, meet our educators, and participate in some super ...

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Childcare Network, 350 West Jones Street, Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina 27526
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at Childcare Network in Raleigh

Join us for our Open House. Take a tour of the school, meet our educators, and participate in some super ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Childcare Network, 4905 Western Blvd, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at Childcare Network in Garner

Join us for our Open House. Take a tour of the school, meet our educators, and participate in some super ...

  • 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Location: Childcare Network, 1600 Benson Road, Garner, North Carolina 27529
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Astronomy Days 2020 at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

BLAST OFF with the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to see the big picture of our Universe and celebrate ...

  • 9:00 am
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Ready for School Open House at The Neighborhood Nanny

Join us Saturday, January 25th from 10 am - 2 pm for our Open House! See our “Ready for School ...

NSCW Charter School Showcase at Raleigh Convention Center

Join us to give students and families the chance to interact, ask questions and learn more about the great opportunities ...

  • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Location: Raleigh Convention Center 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Family Wildlife Series Tricky Tracks at Blue Jay Point County Park

Come dressed for the weather so you can roam the park learning the fine art of "tracking". Make a cast ...

Astronomy Days 2020 at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

BLAST OFF with the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to see the big picture of our Universe and celebrate ...

  • 12:00 pm
  • Location: North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, North Carolina 27601
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Open House at Peace Montessori School

If you've ever wondered about Montessori education, this is your chance to learn more! During our open house, you can ...

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Peace Montessori School 2190 N Salem St, # 103, Apex, North Carolina 27523
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Experience the Exploris School

The Exploris School is now accepting applications! Come meet Mop Top the Hip Hop Scientist and learn more about our ...

Introduction to eBird at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

How do Citizen Scientists help track bird populations and migrations? Learn about the eBird Citizen Science Project while walking the ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Preschool Tour at Resurrection Lutheran Preschool

Our program offers classes for 2-yr-olds to Transitional-Kindergarten.

  • 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
  • Location: Resurrection Lutheran Preschool - RLP 100 Lochmere Dr. W, Cary, North Carolina 27518
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: 2710 Overbrook Drive Raleigh, North Carolina 27608
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.olls.org
  • Category: Informational

Star Wars Movie Making at Wendell Community Center

Bring Star Wars to life by creating an amazing movie with stop motion animation using LEGO® bricks. Children will work ...

Prospective Parent Information Session at Cardinal Charter Academy

Please join us for a Prospective Parent Information Session to learn about the great offerings here at Cardinal Charter Academy. ...

  • 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Location: Cardinal Charter Academy 1020 Saint Charles Pl, Cary, North Carolina 27513
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational

Introduction to eBird at Prairie Ridge Ecostation

How do Citizen Scientists help track bird populations and migrations? Learn about the eBird Citizen Science Project while walking the ...

  • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Prairie Ridge Ecostation, 1671 Gold Star Drive, Raleigh, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Informational
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