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16 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (March 17-19)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding area.

12 Things to Do This Weekend in the Triad (March 3-5)

Weekend events and activities for kids of all ages in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding area.

A North Carolina Bucket List for Families

17 things to do in the Old North State before your kids are grown.

Old Salem Museums & Gardens Will Host Chocolate-Dipped History

The March 4 event includes tastings, demonstrations and hands-on activities.

RiverRun Announces Family-Friendly Screenings and Events

RiverRun International Film Festival will host RiverRun Family Day on April 1.

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.

A Christmas Carol: The Musical returns to High Point

The holiday classic is returning to High Point Dec. 15-18 with High Point Community Theatre’s production of "A Christmas Carol: The Musical."

High Point Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

The ballet will be performed at the High Point Theatre Dec. 21-23.

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Holding Auditions

The chorus has 85-100 members in four ensembles representing more than 40 schools in Forsyth and surrounding counties, and the next season kicks off Jan. 2.

Art and Wine Studios in the Triad

Whether you want a mom’s night out or a date night that is unique, these art/wine studios can offer a creative night out.

Students Give Back to Those Who Serve

Summit School ninth graders will honor active duty service members with free family portraits.

MOA: NC’s Only Museum Dedicated to the Study of Global Cultures

As pipeline protests in North Dakota top the news, MOA offers children a place for hands-on learning about Native American culture and more.

A Gingerbread House Wonderland

Holiday Treat Takes New Shape at National Gingerbread House Competition

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

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.

16 Family-Friendly Fall Festivals in North Carolina

Venture out of town for a day trip or weekend getaway to enjoy one or more of the state's best fests.

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.

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.

Apple Fest Entertainment Schedule Released

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

Reflections on Bookmarks Festival

We enjoyed making bookmarks, meeting readers and sponsoring an author. We look forward to the year ahead and next year's festival!

Bookmarks Unveils Downtown Location for Independent Bookstore and Café

Bookstore, event and meeting space for readers and writers, Bookmarks’ offices, coffee bar and café, and more to be housed at new location in 2017.

5th Annual Triad Music Festival Set for Sept. 1-3

Music-lovers will want to set aside some time during Labor Day weekend for the 5th Annual Triad Music Festival, which will be held at different venues in downtown Winston-Salem from Thursday, Sept. 1 through Saturday, Sept. 3.

Louisa May Alcott's "Little Women" Comes to Life at Arts Council Theatre

There's something magical about seeing a favorite book come to life before your eyes, live on stage.

Our National Parks Just Turned 100

3 things families can do to celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service.
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March 2017

The Triad’s premier home & garden event is the perfect place to shop, compare prices and talk with experts about your next building, remodeling, decorating or landscaping project....

Cost: Adults: $10

Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Blvd.
Greensboro, NC  27403
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Sponsor: Southern Shows Inc.
Telephone: 704-376-6594
Contact Name: Casey Harper
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Novant Health presents Something New About You, a Girlology puberty program for fourth- and fifth-grade girls and parent. When girls learn about puberty before it happens, they face it with...

Cost: $50 per parent/child pair

Where:
Forsyth Medical Center
3333 Silas Creek Pkwy
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Sponsor: Girlology
Telephone: 843-693-3326
Contact Name: Tracey Sanders
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Enjoy a combination of art and stories during this story time event.

Cost: Included with museum admission, $7.

Where:
Kaleideum Downtown
390 S. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 133-672-39111
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Join a ranger in the auditorium at the Visitor Center and learn about some of the animals we have here in the park and the many ways they defend themselves from predators. We'll have some...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hanging Rock State Park
1790 Hanging Rock Park Road
Danbury, NC  27016
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Audubon and Piedmont Bird Club members will teach us bird identification skills followed by a bird walk in Price Park to practice using typical identification field marks on common birds. Older...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kathleen Clay Library
1420 Price Park Road
Greensboro, NC  27410
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Greensboro Ballet presents the humorous ballet, Coppélia, based on the book by Charles Nuitter. It tells the story of a love triangle between a girl, a boy and . . . a doll.

Cost: $15-$35

Where:
Carolina Theatre
310 S. Greene St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: Greensboro Ballet
Telephone: 336-333-7480
Contact Name: Jennifer Gentry
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Create your own jewelry with beads, pop tops, or bottle caps. Make Duck Tape creations, such as wallets, clutches, or hair bows. Sew monster pillows, grumpy cat pins, or horribly,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenwood Branch Library
1901 W. Florida St.
Greensboro, NC  27403
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The Harlem Globetrotters® are legendary worldwide, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills for the past 90 years. Throughout their history, the Original...

Cost: $26+

Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Boulevard
Greensboro, NC  27403
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An afternoon at the opera. Fletcher Fellows perform scenes from the repertoire.

Cost: Free

Where:
Agnes de Mille Theatre - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
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Sponsor: UNC School of the Arts
Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
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Due to the success of Boy Scout Rail Camp, the N.C. Transportation Museum will now be offering its first ever Girl Scout Rail Camp. Girl Scouts and leaders of every level are invited to camp on the...

Cost: $21.40

Where:
North Carolina Transportation Museum
411 S. Salisbury Ave.
Spencer, NC  28159
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Sponsor: Girl Scouts Carolinas Peaks to Piedmont
Telephone: 336-369-7432
Contact Name: Valerie Wooten
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Adapted by Jesse Berger. Among the most acclaimed plays of the Jacobean era, this macabre story of a widow who remarries beneath her and is punished by her vengeful brothers is full of the lust,...

Cost: $18 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Where:
Catawba Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
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Gather friends and family of all ages because it’s time to get charged up for a high flying Big Top adventure of a lifetime. UniverSoul Circus, America’s premier family entertainment...

Cost: $16+

Where:
Greensboro Coliseum Complex
1921 West Gate City Boulevard
Greensboro, NC  27403
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Enjoy all the fun for half the cost. All ages.

Cost: $4

Where:
Greensboro Children’s Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Bless your heart, what could be more important than family, friends and good hair? Welcome to Truvy's Beauty Salon in Chinquapin, Louisiana; where all the ladies who are "anybody"...

Cost: $18-$20

Where:
Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
226 E. Main Street
Yadkinville, NC  27055
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Presented by the Community Theatre of Greensboro. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC
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High Point Community Theatre's Youth Stage is performing a 60-minute musical play that is inspired by the life of "King Tut" (the 10-year-old who became King of Egypt) with a...

Cost: $10 at the door

Where:
Centennial Station
121 S Centennial St
High Point, NC  27260
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Sponsor: High Point Community Theatre Youth Stage
Contact Name: Melissa
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Children ages 3-4 years old experience immersive, hands-on learning in this one-of-a-kind environment and develop skills that support the natural curiosity of young learners. Let the adventures in...

Cost: $75-$85

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-723-9111
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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft.  March 6 - 8        Wild ‘n’ Windy Weather March 13 -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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For Greensboro Children’s Museum members only. This program is best suited for pre-school aged children (12 months-4 years) and their caregivers. Dance, sing, create, explore and...

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. March 6-8 Wild ‘n’ Windy Weather March 13-15    It’s Not Easy Being...

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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Join us at 11 a.m. on Monday mornings for books, rhymes, songs and puppets. Call 336-703-2970 for more information.

Cost: Free

Where:
Rural Hall Library
7125 Broad St.
Rural Hall, NC  27045
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Come by and watch one of our family films. Large groups call ahead 336-703-2910.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Girls ages 8-17 will learn majorette-style dance routines and 4-8 count routines to clean music, then perform at youth athletic events and special events through High Point Parks & Recreation....

Cost: $35 per child

Where:
Washington Terrace Park and Community Center
101 Gordon St.
High Point, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 336-883-8599
Contact Name: Victoria Garrett
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From the beginning, Americans have paid close attention to how their First Ladies dress, and have expressed opinions about these clothing choices. Many women have copied a First Lady's style,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth Street
Asheboro, NC  27203
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Sponsor: Asheboro Friends of the Library
Telephone: 336-318-6803
Contact Name: Meghan Carter
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Explore the Art of Alexander Calder. Observe Calder's sculptures and make a similar artwork of your own. Artists of all ages are invited.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hemphill Branch Library
2301 West Vandalia Road
Greensboro, NC  27407
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Have you ever wondered what it really takes to get into a school like Harvard? While this seminar alone will not get students into Harvard (if it could, the library would need a lot more seats),...

Cost: Free

Where:
Southside Branch Library
3185 Buchanan St.
W-S, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2980

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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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Join us on the fourth Tuesdays of every month! Central's own Book Babies program including books, songs, and bouncy rhymes that are literacy fun for children and caregivers. Free. No...

Cost: Free

Where:
Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
251 Spruce Street North
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Stories, songs and coloring for preschoolers and caregivers. Ages 3-5. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2940
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Stories, songs and coloring for preschoolers and caregivers. Ages 3-5. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2940
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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. March 6-8 Wild ‘n’ Windy Weather March 13-15    It’s Not Easy Being...

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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Join us on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month! Central's popular Music & Movement program includes songs, music, and dancing that are active fun for children and caregivers. Ages...

Cost: Free

Where:
Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
251 Spruce Street North
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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For ages 6-8. Venture to the garden to harvest some early spring produce. We'll prepare ingredients in the kitchen and hop on the blender bike to pedal our way toward delicious kid-powered...

Cost: $15

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N . Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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From Michelangelo to Mondrian, we’ll familiarize ourselves with great works of art and try our hands at mimicking the masters. We will explore elements of art such as line, color, and...

Cost: $60-Members, $72-Non Members

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Meet live invertebrates such as millipedes and tarantulas in this up-close, safe look at the animals without backbones from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC  27408
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Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
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This group offers a place to talk about the troubles and triumphs of life without fear of judgment or condemnation. Come as you are for food, advice, prayer and fellowship. There are free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenwood Recreation Center
2010 Coliseum Blvd.
GSO, NC
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Sponsor: CYI Worldwide
Telephone: 336-446-9067
Contact Name: Minister Bill Raupp
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Sign up for a 10-minute appointment to read to our therapy dog, Henri! Call 336-703-2930 to register. For readers ages 5 to 11.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kernersville Branch Library
130 E. Mountain St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: Kernersville Branch Library
Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Learn through hands-on activities and demonstrations how the Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying,...

Cost: $15-$23

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC  27101
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Telephone: 800-441-5305
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Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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To promote reading readiness and visual literacy, preschoolers and their caregivers will explore Reynolda through hands-on activities that encourage dramatic play, music, movement, and art-making....

Cost: $25 per family for the six-week session.

Where:
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston Salem, NC  27106
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Telephone: 336-758-5599
Contact Name: Julia Hood
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To promote reading readiness and visual literacy, preschoolers and their caregivers will explore Reynolda through hands-on activities that encourage dramatic play, music, movement, and art-making....

Cost: $25 per family for the six-week session.

Where:
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
2250 Reynolda Road
Winston Salem, NC  27106
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Telephone: 336-758-5599
Contact Name: Julia Hood
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Join us for singing, dancing, stories and coloring! For ages 3 to 6.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kernersville Branch Library
130 E. Mountain St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: Kernersville Branch Library
Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
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Children ages 0-5 and parents or caregivers are invited to have fun with letters through story times, literacy-building games, crafts and other activities. The events are part of Every...

Cost: Free

Where:
Asheboro Public Library
201 Worth St.
Asheboro, NC  27203
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Telephone: 3336-318-6804
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Stories, songs, finger plays and coloring for toddlers and caregivers. Ages 1-3. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2940
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Join us to play board games, card games, and puzzles.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Vance H. Chavis Branch
900 S. Benbow Road
Greensboro, NC  27406
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ArtQuest at Greenhill is always free on Family Night. Come in, visit, play and explore ArtQuest, where studios are active, social spaces where families can create art and share ideas, create...

Cost: Free

Where:
Greenhill
200 N. Davie St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Telephone: 336-333-7460
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The whole family can have fun. Bring your imagination. We'll have the Legos and ideas--if you need.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Vance H. Chavis Branch
900 S. Benbow Road
Greensboro, NC  27406
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Adapted by Jesse Berger. Among the most acclaimed plays of the Jacobean era, this macabre story of a widow who remarries beneath her and is punished by her vengeful brothers is full of the lust,...

Cost: $18 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Where:
Catawba Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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Presented by the Community Theatre of Greensboro. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
View map »


Website »

More information

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Learn through hands-on activities and demonstrations how the Moravians of Salem had an advanced understanding of science and technology: agriculture, astronomy, botany, surveying,...

Cost: $15-$23

Where:
Old Salem Museums and Gardens
900 Old Salem Road
W-S, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 800-441-5305
Website »

More information

Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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Join us for singing, dancing and stories! For ages 2 and under.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kernersville Branch Library
130 E. Mountain St.
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: Kernersville Branch Library
Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
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Connect with other parents and caregivers of young children. Meet a museum educator for a kick-off activity, and then go exploring, playing, and learning in the museum together. Caregivers are...

Cost: $5-$8

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Kids of all ages can come in and make a take home craft. Parents and teachers are also invited to learn to make easy crafts for their kids or classrooms. Call 336-703-2910 for more details.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver School Road Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Launch and Learn. Make your own catapult from craft sticks and launch pom-poms. Can you hit the target? This program is for school-age kids. Younger children are welcome if accompanied by an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hemphill Branch Library
2301 West Vandalia Road
Greensboro, NC  27407
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Adapted by Jesse Berger. Among the most acclaimed plays of the Jacobean era, this macabre story of a widow who remarries beneath her and is punished by her vengeful brothers is full of the lust,...

Cost: $18 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Where:
Catawba Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
View map »


Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

Presented by the Community Theatre of Greensboro. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
View map »


Website »

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Stay at home moms, get out of the house and get fit! Enjoy a variety of fitness activities that will help get your blood pumping and calories burning. Parents are encouraged to bring their kids...

Cost: Free

Where:
Southside Recreation Center
401 Taylor Avenue
High Point, NC  27260
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Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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Babies from birth to toddlers are welcome with their parents/caregivers. We sing songs, repeat chants and rhymes, and have a great time! Please join us. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Reynolda Manor Branch Library
2839 Fairlawn Drive NW
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
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This is the first STEM Challenge for elementary students. Each student gets a cup of LEGOs and then they vote whether to build in teams or individually. Building in teams lets them pool their...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenwood Library
1901 W. Florida Street
Greensboro, NC  27403
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Enjoy $4 admission per person after 5 p.m.

Cost: $4

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: Greensboro Children's Museum
Telephone: 336-574-2898
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For ages 12-15. Learn to make this delicious and festive bread. We'll prepare the dough together, and each participant will braid and bake a mini loaf. On the menu: challah bread and...

Cost: $30

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N . Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Spend the night in the museum! Explore activities related to Scout requirements and enjoy a planetarium show or Discovery program. Visit kaleideum.org for details and registration information.

Where:
Kaleideum North
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Telephone: 336-767-6730
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For ages 9-13. Registration required. Join us for some after-dark, egg collecting fun! 2,000 "glow eggs" to collect plus music, food, glow vendor, and more. Hunt begins at 8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Athletic Complex - North Fields
2920 School Park Road
High Point, NC  27265
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Music for a Great Space presents organist David Higgs. The focus of Music for a Great Space is to facilitate classical chamber music, including piano, jazz, organ, vocal and instrumental...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Christ United Methodist Church
410 Holden Road
GSO, NC  27410
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Sponsor: Music for a Great Space
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Adapted by Jesse Berger. Among the most acclaimed plays of the Jacobean era, this macabre story of a widow who remarries beneath her and is punished by her vengeful brothers is full of the lust,...

Cost: $18 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Where:
Catawba Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
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Music for a Great Space presents organist David Higgs. The focus of Music for a Great Space is to facilitate classical chamber music, including piano, jazz, organ, vocal and instrumental...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Christ United Methodist Church
410 Holden Road
GSO, NC  27410
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Sponsor: Music for a Great Space
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Presented by the Community Theatre of Greensboro. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC
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On $4 Fun Fridays starting at 5, the usual $8 per person admission fee is cut in half. Come enjoy the museum at this amazing discounted cost 5-8 p.m. 

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
GSO, NC
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Telephone: 336-574-2898
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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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First Presbyterian Church of Burlington Women's Retreat  "In Returning and Rest: Falling into the Sacred"  As women, our lives are filled with expectations and...

Cost: $30

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
508 W. 5th St.
Burlington, NC  27215
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Sponsor: First Presbyterian Church
Telephone: 813-263-6097
Contact Name: Sarah Vincent
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Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a bunny basket, perfect for keeping Easter treats a short hop away. Once the basket is built, your child can decorate it with paint and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Home Depot
4425 W Wendover Ave
Greensboro, NC  27407
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Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a bunny basket, perfect for keeping Easter treats a short hop away. Once the basket is built, your child can decorate it with paint and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Home Depot
5721 University Parkway
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a bunny basket, perfect for keeping Easter treats a short hop away. Once the basket is built, your child can decorate it with paint and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Home Depot
1000 Hanes Mall Blvd
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Join our hands-on workshop and you and your child can build a bunny basket, perfect for keeping Easter treats a short hop away. Once the basket is built, your child can decorate it with paint and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Home Depot
2300 N Main St
High Point, NC  27262
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For ages 2+. Join the Easter Bunny for breakfast and a morning of fun games and activities. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos as well. Register here.

Cost: $5

Where:
Oakview Recreation Center
503 James Road
High Point, NC  27265
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Bring a friend and a basket to Friendly Hills Church for the annual Easter egg hunt. There will be crafts, a snack, and separate egg hunts for various age groups from toddlers through fifth grade....

Cost: Free

Where:
Friendly Hills Church
1450 Guilford College Road
Jamestown, NC  27282
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Sponsor: Friendly Hills Church
Telephone: 336-292-7788
Contact Name: Cindy Beck
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Celebrate Spring and the re-opening of the Old Stone House for the season. Historical tours of Michael Brown’s Colonial home, Easter egg dyeing activity, musket firing demonstrations,...

Cost: $5 per adult, $3 per student

Where:
Old Stone House
770 Old Stone House Road
Salisbury, NC  28146
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Sponsor: Rowan Museum
Telephone: 704-633-5946
Contact Name: Aaron Kepley
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Celebrate the new spring season with the wildest egg hunt around. Watch zoo animals hunt for treats inside decorative eggs and learn why enrichment is so important for our animals and how you can...

Cost: $11-$15

Where:
NC Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC  27205
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Telephone: 800-488-0444
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We'll read stories, sing songs, dance around and color pictures together! For ages 8 and under. Parental supervision is required. Story time will take place in one of the covered shelters. In...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fourth of July Park
702 W. Mountain St
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Sponsor: Kernersville Branch Library and Kernersville Parks and Rec
Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
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Home has personal significance and meaning.  Home may be a place, landscape, object, journey or relationship. Through contemporary art and ethnographic artifacts, home is envisioned as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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Annual Easter egg hunt. Call for details.  

Where:
Lake Reidsville
630 Water Works Road
Reidsville, NC  27230
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Telephone: 336-340-4738
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Get ready for the Easter Bunny! We’ll provide eggs you can dip in dyes made from plant material, like onionskins and blueberries. All ages welcome. $1 per egg. Limit 2 per person. Free for...

Cost: $1 per egg

Where:
High Point Museum
Historical Park
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
HP, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 336-885-1859
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Parents, students and youth are welcome to attend weekly ‘Saturday Children’s Story Hour.’ Guests are invited to meet at the museum every Saturday at 11 a.m. to hear dynamic...

Cost: Free

Where:
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Telephone: (336) 274-9199
Contact Name: Nakia Hoskins
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Parents, students and youth are welcomed to attend this weekly event. Guests are invited to hear dynamic leaders and educators from the community narrate stories and interact...

Cost: Free

Where:
International Civil Rights Center & Museum
134 S. Elm St.
GSO, NC  27401
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Sponsor: International Civil Rights Center & Museum
Telephone: 336-274-9199
Contact Name: Nakia Hoskins
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For ages 0-12. Candy, toys, prizes. Please bring your own basket.

Cost: Free

Where:
Spencer
8th street ballpark
Spencer, NC  28159
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Sponsor: Spencer Jaycees
Telephone: 704-637-6080
Contact Name: Amanda Bowman

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ArtsRevolution is an arts fun, free arts festival featuring performances from a variety of local artists in dance, music, culinary arts, storytelling, theater and much more.  The whole family...

Cost: Free

Where:
Revolution Mill
1200 Revolution Mill Drive
Greensboro, NC  27405
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Sponsor: The North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center at UNCG
Telephone: 336-509-1701
Contact Name: Susanna Sechler
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Adapted by Jesse Berger. Among the most acclaimed plays of the Jacobean era, this macabre story of a widow who remarries beneath her and is punished by her vengeful brothers is full of the lust,...

Cost: $18 Regular/$15 Student with valid ID

Where:
Catawba Theatre, Performance Place - UNCSA
1533 S Main St
Winston Salem, NC  27127
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

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Presented by the Community Theatre of Greensboro. Here is Rydell High’s senior class of 1959: duck-tailed, hot-rodding “Burger Palace Boys” and their gum-snapping, hip-shaking...

Cost: $10-$30

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC
View map »


Website »

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Join the quest! Learn about energy – what it is, where it comes from, how we use it and why it’s so important to use it wisely. Conservation Quest® delivers important conservation...

Cost: Included with museum admission

Where:
SciWorks
400 W. Hanes Mill Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27105
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