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Pigs and Pedals Event Combines Good Food, Biking & More

Family-friendly activities abound at this outdoor annual community event.

LeBauer Park Set to Open August 8

New park to be dedicated in downtown Greensboro.

Summer is not over yet!

A practical list of ideas to keep your special child busy until school starts.

Our Top-9 Picks for Weekend Family Fun

From free movies to African wildlife adventures, there are lots of unique events for Triad families on our calendar.

K-12 Educators Invited to Explore Reynolda House

Free admission extended to North Carolina K-12 educators every weekend during August.

Add a Little Vintage to Your Life

Twin City Stage's Costume and Scene Shop Sale set for Aug. 6.

After Nearly 20 Years, My Boys Still Collect and Play

From trading cards and cartoons to augmented reality games, my kids have grown up with Pokémon.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Celebrates 250th Anniversary with Community Day

Celebrate with Old Salem by enjoying free admission and special events during this day-long event.

13 Ways to Pack Your Weekend with Family Fun

We have a long list of family-friendly activities for you to use to plan a great weekend.

A.C. Moore Summer Fun Wednesdays

Visit on A.C. Moore on Wednesday afternoons for kid-friendly craft workshops.

New Dinosaur Exhibit at Greensboro Science Center

The exhibit offers visitors a sneak peek at dinosaurs that will eventually roam through the center's zoo featuring full-bodied replicas of prehistoric predators such as Tyrannosaurs Rex, Allosaurus and Spinosaurus.

National Folk Festival Adds Six Artists to Lineup

The National Folk Festival is celebrating the second year of its three-year residency in downtown Greensboro.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Is Pokémon GO a Go in Your Neighborhood?

Pokémon GO is a hit with tweens, teens and parents worldwide.

Top Picks for Weekend Family Fun in the Triad

From special events to kids' theater productions, there is plenty of fun awaiting Triad families at the end of the week.

Hiking with the Kids

5 reasons why you should take the family outside, unplug for a little while and enjoy our beautiful state; plus tips to make the outing a success.

Twin City Stage Funded For School Performances

A generous Reynolds American Foundation Grant will keep TCS performances in front of students during the 2016-17 season.

A Palette of Summer Fun

Whether you want to head out to a local art venue or get crafty at home, we have fun ideas for expending some creative energy.

Dance and Fitness Merge at CTG This Summer

We're always looking for ways to make fitness fun, and CTG is doing just that in July.

Camping Opportunities in North Carolina

An overview of family camping and family-friendly campgrounds in the state.

5 Ways to Connect with Your Creativity

Summer is a great time to explore your creativity with area weekend events.

Inside Tracks: Zoo Trek Offers Exclusive Animal Experiences

Go behind the scenes this summer at Greensboro Science Center.

Help Feed Hungry Kids During the Summer Break

A food drive in High Point will benefit local children who need food when school is not in session.

Homeland Creamery: A Real Farm Experience

Whether you book a tour or just visit for the ice cream, a day trip to this farm makes for a fun summer day trip.

A Glimpse into the Twisted Staff

With his second novel about to be released, Asheville author Robert Beatty talks to Piedmont Parent about "Serafina and the Twisted Staff."

Free 4th Celebrations

8 Triad-area July 4 celebrations — including fireworks displays — that are family friendly and easy on the wallet.

Greensboro Book Signing Scheduled for Newest ‘Serafina’ Mystery

Author Robert Beatty will sign copies and meet with fans on July 21 at 6 p.m. Barnes & Noble at Friendly Center in Greensboro.

Adult Cooking Class Coming to Edible Schoolyard

A new adult class at the Edible Schoolyard at the Greensboro Children’s Museum will offer a hands-on opportunity to make delicious jams, chutneys, pickled vegetables and more.

Harry Potter Celebration Planned at SciWorks

The party will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. on July 31, complete with cake, dancing and plenty of other fun activities, including the release of the eighth book in the series.

Something for Everyone at Hanging Rock State Park

Families can spend the day swimming, fishing, paddling, canoeing, hiking, biking, rock climbing and exploring beautiful waterfalls.
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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.