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Day 41 — Sharing Coupons

This weekend I cut out every single coupon from the Sunday paper, even the items I had no interest in buying.

Day 40 — School Supply Drive With the Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes hosted a school supply drive that benefits Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina and El Centro Hispano.

Day 39 — Give Someone a Free Lunch Using Rewards Points

Imagine how much good we could do if we all used our email offers and coupons to help others.

Choose Your Summer Adventure

Kids need a chance to get creative and make their own outdoor summer fun.

Raleigh's Secret Sunflower Fields Move to Dorothea Dix Park

The City of Raleigh's Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources department will host SunFest 2018 on Saturday, July 14, 2-7 p.m. to celebrate the blooms.

July 2-5: Independence Day Festivities, Teen Cooking Competition, Toddler Pond Fun, Origami Basics and More

Find a variety of fun things to do with your kids the week of July 2-5.

Day 38 — Donors Choose

Donors can choose a project and donate money to help the teachers get the supplies they need.

Get to Know: Mandy Drakeford

Drakeford is the senior vice president of development at The Levine Museum of the New South.

Day 37 — Homemade Cookies

I’m a fan of anything you do that requires the added gift of your time. Today’s act of kindness is baking cookies and giving them away.

Triangle Summer Movie Deals for Families

Cool off on hot summer day at the movies with your kids.

Triangle Summer Movies Under the Stars

Enjoy free or discounted films this summer that both you and your kids can have fun watching in the evenings under the summer sky.

'A Chance to Dance a Mile' in My Shoes

A Chance to Dance allows differently-abled children and young-adult volunteers to "dance a mile" in each other's shoes as they optimize their interactions with the world.

Day 36 — Goodwill Industries International

I’m happy to report that we have filled five bags of donations, from our kitchen alone, that are now headed to the local Goodwill branch for today’s act of kindness.

Take a Ride on the LYNX Blue Line Extension

Make a day of exploring the newest stops on the Lynx Blue Line extension.

June 29-July 1: Tie-Dye a Shirt, Explore NC’s Nature, See a Movie in the Park and Learn How to Attract Pollinators

Tie-dye a shirt in Chapel Hill, learn about North Carolina's natural treasures in Raleigh, see “The Lion King” in Wake Forest and learn about pollinators in Raleigh.

Day 35 — Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

I recently found out that a member of my extended family, who is the exact same age as me, was diagnosed with leukemia.

Day 34 — Pay for the Car Behind You

Suddenly, a car pulled up behind us. I don’t know who got more excited, me or my son. We were finally going to make this one happen!

Day 33 — The Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina Kids Day

Today I took my son to volunteer at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. It was amazing to watch all these little hands get to work.

Day 32 — One Simple Wish

For today’s act of kindness, I wanted to do something to help the children within the foster care system who have also been separated from their parents.

June 25-28: Yarn Dyeing With Kool-Aid, a Walk Through the Seasons, Reptile Encounter and Summer Storytime

This week in the Triangle, dye yarn, hike, get up close with reptiles and learn about agriculture.

Day 31 — Yelp! Reviews

More and more often, I find myself headed to the internet, and ultimately to Yelp!, to learn about a business.

A Clarification of Carolina Parent's Role in the Triangle

Our mission is to provide objective and balanced coverage of information relevant to Triangle parents.

Day 30 — FARE: Food Allergy Research and Education

FARE’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the health of individuals with food allergies, and to provide them hope through the promise of new treatments.

Four Books to Celebrate ImagiCon 2018 at ImaginOn Library

Learn more about the workshops, panels, presenters, and artists coming to Imagi-Con 2018 at ImaginOn Library.

Triangle Offers Low-Cost or Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series

Keep the kids entertained this summer with free or low-cost live outdoor concerts throughout the Triangle area.

Carolina Parent Connects You to Your Community

Connect to your community and local events via new features on our website and in our e-newsletters.

June 22-24: Firefly Catch and Release, Movie in the Park, Purple Martin Banding and International SUNday

The summer solstice is this week. Learn about the sun at a fun event at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

Day 29 — DoTopia’s 31 Days of Giving and Kidzu Children’s Museum

DoTopia is a a giving platform that empowers individuals to measure, manage and multiply their giving with their own free giving account.

3 Tips for Staying Close as Kids Hit Adolescence

Yes, you can keep the bond strong with your middle-schooler.

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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.