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Great Backyard Bird Count Returns

This annual citizen science event, set for Feb. 17-20, allows everyone to be a scientist.

Greensboro Rotary Club Carousel Groundbreaking Set for Today

The public is invited to attend this morning's groundbreaking ceremony.

20 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Feb. 17-19)

Things to do with kids in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, High Point and surrounding area.

2017 Spring Consignment Sales in the Triad

Your 2017 comprehensive list of children’s and maternity spring consignment sales in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and surrounding communities.

Polar Bears Reunited at the North Carolina Zoo

Zoo officials hope that this year's breeding season will result in a cub for its two polar bears, Nikita and Anana.

Submissions Open for Reel 2 Reel Student Film Festival

Reel 2 Reel Student Film Festival encourages teens and young adults to make short films about issues that affect them in today's society.

Arts Alive in Old Salem Scheduled for March 23-24

Moravian music and arts to be highlighted during day of activities.

15 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Feb. 10-12)

Family-friendly events and activities in Winston-Salem, Greensboro and High Point

Free Gardening Series: Totally Tomatoes

Proven tips and techniques to enjoy your own home-grown tomatoes.

Valentine Themed Events for Triad Kids

Celebrate Valentine's Day with these family-friendly events and activities in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding area.

High Point Museum to Host Family Game Night

The community is invited to this event, which takes place Friday, Feb. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Old Salem to Present Black History Month Showcase of Song

The event will take place Saturday, Feb. 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the James A. Gray Jr. Auditorium.

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Feb. 3-5)

Family-friendly fun in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Kernersville and High Point

Share Your Love of the North Carolina Zoo by Sharing Your Favorite Zoo Photos

Photos may be entered into the competition by using hashtag #LoveNCZoo and publicly posting them to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by midnight Feb. 14.

North Carolina Arts Council Grant Programs Now Open for Organizations

Guidelines and applications for the council’s seven grant programs for organizations are now available.

Fun Facts About Why We Celebrate Groundhog Day

Early spring or more winter ahead? And why do we ask a groundhog, anyway? Fun facts courtesy of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Jan. 27-29)

Things to do with kids in Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and Burlington

Plan a Tour of the Duke Lemur Center

Lemurs Live! is a general tour that introduces guests to an average of 10 species at the center.

High Point Museum to Host Resource Fair for Parents of Young Children

Liftoff to Learning will be held Monday, Jan. 30.

Upcoming Events at North Carolina State Parks

Winter fun at NC State Parks that are a short drive from the Triad.

Fun for the Kids During the Super Bowl

Arts, crafts and fun activities to keep kids entertained during the Super Bowl.

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Jan. 20-22)

Kid-friendly fun in Greensboro, High Point and Burlington

Mermaid Convention Coming to Greensboro Aquatic Center

Event will include special swimming and story time with a Mermaid.

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Commemorating the Presidential Inauguration

The 58th presidential inauguration takes place Friday, Jan. 20, as Donald Trump takes the oath to be our 45th president. Here are ways to commemorate this event with your kids.

Volunteer Opportunities Available at the North Carolina Zoo

Ages 12-15 may volunteer in most positions.

10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (Jan. 13-15)

Family-friendly events in Greensboro, High Point and Winston-Salem

Conservation Quest Traveling Exhibit Opens at SciWorks

The exhibit features activities designed to educate people of all ages about energy – what it is, where it comes from and why we need to use it wisely.

Winston-Salem Symphony Presents Discovery Concert for Kids

The Winston-Salem Symphony to host Symphonic Sports Showdown on Jan. 29.

Tween and Teen Cooking Classes Coming to Edible Schoolyard

Learn how to make breakfast for dinner at The Edible Schoolyard with tween and teen cooking classes.

5 Ideas for Fun on a Dreary Day

Too cold outside? Here's kid-friendly indoor fun.
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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.