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15 Triangle Festivals Happening in June and July

Mark you calendar for summer fun at these family-friendly festivals.

15 Ideas for Family Fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Things to do along the Grand Strand for the adventure-loving family.

Day 19 — Book Harvest Open Book Sort

On the second Saturday of each month, Book Harvest opens its doors and invites volunteers in to help with an open book sort.

Day 18 — Self Care

I went in today and met with a nutritionist. We will work together to create a program that works for me and that will help me reach my personal goals with health and nutrition.

4 Things to Know About North Carolina Outward Bound

Families and teens can get outside their comfort zone through North Carolina Outward Bound School's outdoor adventures.

June 11-14: June 11-14: Learn About Fermenting Vegetables and Pointillism, Watch a Free Movie and Have Some Flag Day Fun

Fun things to do with your kids this week throughout the Triangle.

Day 17 — GoFundMe

We need to support the people who are willing to do the hard work. They are the ones who will create the change that ultimately makes the world a better place for all of us.

Exploring the Secret Neuse River Sunflower Fields in Raleigh

These sunflowers do more than just brighten the trail. Come harvest time, they’ll become biodiesel for the City of Raleigh’s diesel trucks.

Biltmore Offers Free Admission to Kids During Summer

Kids 16 and younger are admitted to the estate for FREE May 25-Sept. 3.

Where to Pick Blueberries in the Triangle and Surrounding Areas

Find a farm close to home where you can pick your own blueberries in the Triangle and surrounding counties.

Enter to Win Prizes in Our 2018 Big Summer Fun Giveaway

Tickets, toys, games and more are up for grabs during our week-long giveaway. Enter to win a new prize every day June 4-10.

Day 16 — Donuts

Simple, easy and delicious, donuts were an unexpected surprise for the coworkers I don’t see often.

6 Spraygrounds for Families

Best bets for where to get soaked this summer in Charlotte.

This Weekend, Watch for Fireflies, Kick Off Summer Reading, Learn about Montagnards and Bring Your Dog to a Museum

There's plenty of fun for kids — and dogs — in the Triangle this weekend.

Day 15 — The Simple Act of Sharing

Sometimes the greatest thing you can share is your time.

Marbles Kids Museum to Add River-Themed Exhibit

River Play-Way, designed to spark curiosity about the Neuse River Basin, will open in early 2019.

Where to Fish in Charlotte

Best fishing spots for some summer fishing fun.

Charlotte Fourth of July Fireworks and Events

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

Take Our Survey: How Has Parenting Changed Since 1988?

Carolina Parent turns 30 this year, so we want to know how parenting has changed since 1988, the year we were born. By responding, you'll also be entered into a prize giveaway!

Day 14 — Books on Break

I’ve been trying to figure out the right combination of words to convey to you what happens when these children find out what is going on. But I’ve failed.

Where to Swim, Paddle and Float in Charlotte This Summer

Cool off at these 15 places to splish-splash the summer away.

Volunteer Opportunities for Families in Charlotte

Volunteering as a family with one of Charlotte’s many nonprofits is a great way to get to know the city and its people.

The Waterslide Less Traveled

Mom reflects on how far her son has come since being diagnosed with rare genetic syndrome in addition to having autism.

Day 13 — Harris Teeter Doubles: USO of North Carolina and Together in Education

Today, shopping at Harris Teeter gave me double acts of kindness.

Charlotte's Big League Sports Teams

Spectator sports with something for all ages abound year-round

Day 12 — Free Wishes

Children love to make wishes. They love to dream and imagine and hope. As adults, we often forget to take time to do this.

Day 11 — Unsung Heroes

Every morning, without fail, there is a crossing guard standing at the intersection in front of the school waiting to help the children arrive safely for another day of learning.

5 Dino-mite Features of the Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family Exhibit

Imagine what life in Charlotte might have been with dinosaurs running through uptown streets at the newest Discovery Place Science exhibition.

What to Do in the Triangle June 4-7: Decoding Hip-Hop, Crafts, Getting in the Mud and Exploring Art

Here are some fun things to do with your kids this week.

Dates Set for the 2018 Holiday Express at Pullen Park

Tickets go on sale July 31 at 5:30 a.m.
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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.