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Early Voting for the November Election Begins Oct. 17

In addition to choosing members of Congress, state lawmakers, county commissioners, school board members, sheriffs and judges, six proposed amendments to the state constitution will be on the ballot and voted statewide.

Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Weekend

Your guide to this weekend with kids in Charlotte. (Oct. 19-21)

Oct. 19-21: SPARKcon, BugFest, a Kid’s Life and Creepy Crabtree Celebration

Enjoy SPARKcon and BugFest, both in downtown Raleigh; try handwriting using old-fashioned tools in Durham; and check out the Creepy Crabtree Celebration in Morrisville.

When Your Child Refuses to do Homework Alone

Ways to ease your child into an independent approach to homework.

Historic Field Trips and Educational Getaways

From presidential homes to living history museums, these destinations provide hands-on learning opportunities for all ages.

Things to do With Kids in Charlotte This Week

This week's must-do fun for the family (Oct. 15-18).

Oct. 15-18: Kids Yoga, STEM Career Showcase, Nature Stories and What’s in the Box?

Try kids yoga in Durham; and in Raleigh, get inspired at the STEM Career Showcase, enjoy a fall hike and explore settings in pieces of art.

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to the Carolina Artisan Craft Market Nov. 2-4

Tickets are good for attending a single day of the event. Shop for one-of-a-kind pieces from jury-selected artists.

Shop for Handmade Gifts at Holiday Craft Fairs

Start your holiday shopping early by visiting these Triangle-area craft fairs.

Oct. 12-14: Fright Night, the Great Pumpkin, Bats and Pumpkin Painting

This weekend, enjoy a fall festival and haunted house in Durham, view a Halloween favorite show under the stars in Apex, learn about bats in Apex and paint a pumpkin in Cary.

Quietly Different: Life After a Diagnosis

The search for answers and explanations, and how life does (and does not) change after you find them.

Explore Ski Resorts in North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia

Plan a family fun getaway within driving distance to ski, snowboard and tube.

Understanding PANS/PANDAS

How common infections like strep throat are causing severe behavioral changes in kids.

NC Countdown to College Kicks Off

Take advantage of activities and special savings to help high school seniors complete residency, FAFSA, and admission applications in October.

STEMosphere Exhibit at Marbles Kids Museum Gets an Update

Duke Energy continues Marbles partnership by refreshing popular STEM play exhibit.

Wisdom Teeth 101

What are wisdom teeth? Why do we have them? Should they come out?

How to Make 'Boxtumes' Out of Amazon Prime Packages

Oct. 8-11: Pumpkin Circle, Flatbread Pizza Baking, Acrylic Pouring and Natural History Halloween

Learn about a pumpkin's life cycle, bake a flatbread pizza, make a masterpiece with acrylics and enjoy nature-themed Halloween activities.

FAST NC Effort Created to Help Schools Recover From Hurricane Florence

North Carolinians are being challenged to help the students and educators whose lives have been devastated by Hurricane Florence.

The 2018 North Carolina State Fair Comes to Town Oct. 11-21

Fairgoers will experience new attractions, special deals and delicious food.

Enter to Win Tickets to Double Dare Live

Get to Know: Kaci Barbosa of Jade & May

A Q&A with the co-owner of the mobile bartending business

Welcoming Refugee Families to Charlotte

How family-to-family support makes a difference

Oct. 5-7: Science of Superpowers, Durham Big Sweep, Art Stories and Bass Lake Day

Learn about genetic traits, help keep Durham clean, find out what stories art has to tell and check out a nature and environmental education festival.

Plan Ahead for the Charlotte Parent School Fair

More than 30 local school representatives will be on hand to answer questions and share information at the School Fair.

On Stage: Kid-Friendly Performances in Charlotte

Live theater, musicals, shows and concerts for kids in the greater Charlotte area.

Is My Child Too Young for a Haunted House?

Read expert advice to help you figure out what's appropriate for your child at Halloween.

A Little Family Teamwork

A trip to 'The Nintendo Switch Family Showdown'

How to Put Scary Dreams to Bed

Two local experts help unpack nightmare facts and explain how to make nights less frightening for kids

30 Days of Giveaways Grand Prize

Day 30 is here — and ALL entries will be included in this drawing for a two-night stay for four at the Maragaritaville Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
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Annual Guides

Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.