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8 Ways to Start Celebrating Halloween This Weekend

If you're not ready for Christmas decoration displays in the stores, you're going to love our Halloween event roundup for this weekend!

How To Help Hurricane Matthew Victims

Our neighbors to the east are suffering the effects of Hurricane Matthew, and there are a few ways we can help.

5 Tips for Our Presidential Candidates

The first question, posed by Patrice Brock, poignantly reminded the candidates that our kids are watching.

Millie Perkins to Kick Off New RiverRun Retro Film Series

New RiverRun Executive Director Rob Davis behind launch of year-round film festival initiative in Winston-Salem

Breakfast After Dark Supports Over 70 Triad Schools

Enjoying breakfast for dinner on one special night in October will help raise money for area schools and organizations.

9 Indoor Weekend Events in the Triad

We've rounded up 9 places to go just in case it rains. If not, check out our calendar for lots of outdoor events, too!

Pumpkin Head Raffle Supports Children's Library Programs

Visit Kernersville Branch Library, where you can purchase raffle tickets to win these adorable Halloween decorative characters.

Spark an Interest in Apples with These Fun Books, Recipes

Books, recipes, and pick-your-own orchards offer kids a unique education about apples.

Exploring The North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville

The North Carolina Arboretum, a 434-acre botanical garden, features 10 miles of hiking trails and a variety of garden settings.

Halloween Events

Scare up some fun at one of the many Halloween events in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point.

Cedarock Park Historical Farm: A Historically Fun Fall Adventure

Find out why the pumpkin puked at one of the free, special events planned for October.

NC Zoo Invites Students to Help Endangered Species

The largest zoo in the world hosts student contest and provides tips for everyone who wants to help protect endangered animals.

October Festivals & Fairs

21 fall festivals and fairs in Burlington, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem and surrounding areas.

11 Places to Go & Things to Do for Weekend Fun

Check out our roundup of family-friendly events and activities for a fun-filled weekend.

Ghost Train Adventure Evokes Inner Child

Whether you make it a day trip or stay overnight in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, this Halloween adventure is a worthy family excursion your kids — and inner child — will love.

Curtain Call: Live Theater in the Triad

13 family-friendly shows that whisk audiences away for a couple of hours to magical, lovable and inspired places.

Beloved Children's Books Once Banned

It's hard to believe some of these books were considered unfit for young readers.

Politics and Kids

In today's flood of mass media, the kids are much more aware of election campaigns. Here's how you can make that work for you.

Cane Pole Fishing Hole Derby

Twice-yearly fishing derby set for October 1 at Cedarock pond.

Are You On Board for a Great Weekend?

Our weekly roundup of weekend fun includes 15 events and 8 consignment sales, so brace yourself for a busy weekend!

Best-Selling Author Jamie Ford to Visit Greensboro

Greensboro Library hosts author visit at Historical Museum in conjunction with opening of Asian Pacific American Story traveling exhibition.

Seasonal Tree Tour Returns to Old Salem

Toby Bost will guide visitors on midday educational walking tour of the spectacular fall trees.

Beating the Rainy Day Blues

Rain doesn't have to squelch fun, because inside time can be just as exciting as outdoor play.

Tailgating Just Got Easier in Demon Deacon Territory

You can now order online and have your tailgate feast delivered right to the ballgame in Winston-Salem.

Halloween Was Made for Laughs and Screams

You can't beat the Halloween season for evoking a roller coaster of entertaining emotions.

From Apples to Zombies, It's Going to Be a Great Weekend in the Triad

Wow your family this weekend with our top picks for exciting and cool ways to make the most of the weekend.

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes and Hayrides

Take a day trip to one of these fall fun destinations that are a short drive from the Triad.

Apple Fest Entertainment Schedule Released

Annual festival promises music, magic, crafts, games, a petting zoo and, of course, plenty of apples.

Evening Pokémon GO Lure Party at the NC Zoo

The NC Zoo is having a Pokemon GO Lure Party this Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4 to 7 p.m. Admission is $5, and proceeds will go toward the zoo’s conservation efforts.

Celebrate Take a Child Outside Week

The program, an initiative of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, takes place annually Sept. 24-30.
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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.