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Enjoy Special Park Activities for National TRACK Trails Day on August 24

Event celebrates 10-year anniversary of program that connects kids to the outdoors.

5 (Free) Ways to Make After School Meaningful

You don’t have to spend a lot of money for after-school enrichment.

Making Plans for Your Young Adult with Disabilities After High School

How to transition on a budget when there is no paid caregiver.

A Day in Ballantyne

The latest entry in our Kid-Free in the QC series

Fall Consignment Sales in the Queen City

Find bargains this fall at one of these Charlotte-area consignment sales.

GUIDE: Back-to-School IEPs and 504s

How to support an exceptional learner

Make Back-to-School Oh-So Cool

The latest "Daddy Derek" column

Enter to Win 4 Tickets to the Michelin GT Challenge at VIR Aug. 23-25

The IMSA Weathertech Championship is back at the historic VIRginia International Raceway Aug. 23-25.

Back-to-School Picture Books

Picture books that help children explore those back-to-school butterflies through humor, creativity and kindness.

Charlotte Fall Festivals and Fairs

Fall festivals feed your need for fried dough, live music and family fun.

Help Local Children Battling Cancer With a Kidz in Lids School Fundraiser

In honor of September’s Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, help children with cancer in the Carolinas by participating in this uncomplicated and fun fundraiser.

Corn Maze Opens at North Carolina Museum of Art

Travel through an art-meets-science corn maze exhibit called "From Teosinte to Tomorrow" to find the ancestor of modern corn.

Best Bets for Where to Pick Apples in the Carolinas

September is prime apple-picking season in the Carolinas. Plan a trip to pick apples and create a fall family tradition.

A Look at Social Media and Middle School

The slippery slope between the real world and a distorted view of reality

A Clean Slate for the New School Year

Get started on the right foot to create lasting family habits

Building Bridges: How to Connect With Your Child’s Teacher

Tips ahead of the upcoming school year

Adventurous Date Night Options for Charlotte Parents

Check out these date night ideas if you're looking to add some adventure to your date night routine

6 Exhibits to Explore With Kids in Charlotte

Our picks for local exhibits not to miss this month.

Get to Know: Tera Black of the Charlotte Checkers

She's the only female COO in the American Hockey League

Didn't Get Tickets to the Pullen Park Holiday Express? Here are 13 Other Options

Pullen Park's Holiday Express isn't the only train in town. Here are 14 more options to consider.

Editor's Note (August 2019): The End-of-Summer Pool Bag

From our new issue of Charlotte Parent

Drive-In Movie Theaters Near Charlotte

Each has its own advantages

Style-A-Stack: Books in Your Home

Books—new or old—can add a spark to your space

NC Pedestrian Deaths Reach 28-Year High

Deaths rose 4% in 2018

New Guidelines for Sports Physicals

Preparticipation Physical Evaluation has been updated

Study Links Sugary Drinks With Risk of Premature Death

Study followed 13,000 people

Local Students Named Brooks Scholars

Three students represent Triangle on N.C.-wide list

New Van Delivers North Carolina Symphony Programs to More Students

Vehicle funded by grant from the SECU Foundation

WCPSS to Receive $6.7 Million in Energy-Saving Upgrades

10 individual energy conservation measures covered in funding

Book Harvest Graduates 29 Book Babies

Program also marks kindergarten readiness
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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.