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17 Places to Make a Splash in Charlotte, From Pools and Spraygrounds to Water Parks

The sun is hot, but the water feels fine

Father-Son/Daughter Basketball Challenge Arrives Saturday

Registrations for this city-wide basketball tournament are filling up fast.

4 Picture Books Featuring Dads

These 4 picture books highlight the power of dads -- just in time for Father's Day!

Dates Set for the 2019 Holiday Express at Pullen Park

For many Triangle families, the Holiday Express train at Pullen Park is must-do experience.

The Lifetime Benefits of Swim Lessons For Your Kids

The latest "Growing Up" column

Should You Track Your Child’s Every Move?

All-knowing GPS technology may seem like a good idea, but there are drawbacks

Movie Review: 'Secret Life of Pets 2'

It's funny what our pets do when we're not around. In this sequel, we'll see how far they go to protect their family and friends.

Your Child is Having a Medical Emergency, Now What?

If your child is very sick, there are some things you can do to either avoid going to the ER or make the best your visit.

Event to Celebrate Charlotte Checkers’ AHL Championship Win

Head to Bojangles’ Coliseum Monday night to honor and meet the team

Treat Dad With These Father's Day Activities

Make your dad's Father's Day Weekend something to remember!

Biltmore Offers Free Admission to Kids During Summer

Kids 16 and younger are admitted to the estate for FREE May 24-Sept. 2.

Movie Review: 'Aladdin'

It's a dream come true when Aladdin finds a magic lamp with a genie who grants him three wishes.

Low-Key Living Awaits on Hilton Head Island

Wide, flat beaches and miles of bike paths are draws for a trip to Hilton Head Island.

Your Guide to Doughnuts in Charlotte

Whether a purist for a glazed doughnut or you prefer to go crazy with wild flavors, sweet choices abound.

2019 Independence Day Celebrations and Fireworks for Triangle Families

Enjoy these July Fourth events and fireworks in the Triangle and surrounding towns.

Go On a Search for Golden Lego Bricks with Discovery Place

The Towers of Tomorrow exhibit opened this month

Charlotte Fourth of July Fireworks and Events

Celebrate the fourth of July with these red, white and blue events around town!

Summer Movie Deals for Kids in Charlotte

$1 movies and mid-week specials for kids this summer.

What a 'Day of Yes' Looked Like for This Charlotte Parent

A tradition for a writer's family means letting her kids control the day's activities. This was the sprawling result.

Enter to Win Prizes in Our 2019 Big Summer Fun Giveaway

Toys, games, puzzles and more are up for grabs!

Charlotte's Big League Sports Teams

The Queen City pro sports scene offers fun for all ages

Exploring Consignment in the Age of Instagram

Warning: It's addictive

How to Introduce Kids to the Performing Arts

It’s never too early

Men’s Health Statistics: By the Numbers

Numbers from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics

Research Shows Impact of Poverty on Children’s Brain Activity

Research comes from the University of East Anglia in England

Sixth-Graders Win $110,000 for Holly Grove Middle School

Samsung Solve for Tomorrow is a national contest

Teen Chosen to Attend Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy

Student comes from Raleigh Charter High School

Local Boy Receives Wish to Visit San Diego Zoo

He also received a private tour of the Duke Lemur Center in Durham

Grant Hill, FILA Partner for Basketball Court Refurbishment Program

Three basketball courts revitalized

Travel: A Trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee

The destinations and activities to check out
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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.