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Raising Confident Decision-Makers

Age-by-age tips to help encourage good decision making from toddlerhood through the teen years.

New Central Library Inaugurated with Contest and Sneak Peek Event

Building healthy hearts and minds is the theme for pre-opening event at Central Library in Winston-Salem.

Help Your Kids Avoid Sports Burnout

As a parent, your role is to encourage and shield your child from burnout, which can be done by watching behavior.

Our Journey with the 2016 Fit Family Challenge

My family made some important healthy changes, and we had a blast doing it.

Changes You Can Make to Stay Motivated

10 tips to keep you on track throughout and beyond the Fit Family Challenge

Working to Incorporate Fitness into Everyday Life

At the Fit Family Challenge halfway point, have you been able to incorporate regular physical activity into your schedules?

Fun in the Sun: Playground Safety

How safe is your child's playground? See if it meets the American Academy of Pediatrics' recommendations.

Outfitting Your Home for Fitness

Julie Luther’s plan for an in-home, inexpensive training center for overall health and weight loss

10 Slogans for Exercise Success

Everything you need to know to stay on track

Mindful Eating Can Help Balance Nutrition and Shed Pounds

7 tips to boost your health and happiness through intentional cuisine

Get the Most Out of Your Workout

Things you can do before, during and after your workout for the best results

2016 Fit Family Challenge FAQ

Pre-registration is now open. Sign up today at myfitfamilychallenge.com.

Does Your Child Feel 'Entitled?'

Author Amy McCready writes that many parents struggle to say “No” to their children when they most need to hear it in order to develop compassion and gratitude.

Painted Pavement Inspires Physical Activity

BCBSNC and NCRPA collaborate to transform open spaces and build healthier communities with PlayPrints.

6 Steps for Purposeful Breathing

Simple steps to reduce your stress: Breathe in a purposeful way two minutes a day.

Four Free Apps for Good Health

Start the New Year off right with these four FREE health apps

Take a walk on National Walking Day

Celebrate National Walking Day in the Triad.

Family Fitness Tips for Every Age

Family fitness tactics for kids of every age.

7 ways to keep the kids active this winter

How to squeeze in the daily recommended 60 minutes of vigorous activity for your kids.

Opportunities to get your kids moving!

Guilford and Forsyth County residents now have several opportunities to get moving.

Can Being Active Lead to Better Grades?

Fitness and school performance.

Get Your Family Fit this Spring

Fitting fitness into hectic family schedules.

Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

Ways to prevent sports injuries with your active kids.
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February 2017

Meet with a park ranger at the Summit Area display board located on the upper side of the Summit Area parking lot.  We will be hiking along the Jomeokee Trail.  Learn about the park's...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pilot Mountain State Park
1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
Pinnacle, NC  27043
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Take time to disconnect from technology so you can connect with the children in your life! Every Sunday in February, each adult that turns in their phone to the front desk staff while visiting will...

Cost: Child's admission only (free for participating adults)

Where:
Greensboro Children’s Museum
220 North Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Sponsor: Guilford County Healthy Relationships Initiative
Telephone: (336) 334-3426
Contact Name: Dr. Christine Murray
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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 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

Take time to disconnect from technology so you can connect with the children in your life! Every Sunday in February, each adult that turns in their phone to the front desk staff while visiting will...

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 North Church St.
Greensboro, NC
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Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, the play features a host of colorful characters and your favorite...

Cost: $5-9

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27406
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Sponsor: Community Theatre of Greensboro
Telephone: 336-333-7470 x202
Contact Name: Victoria Ball
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Decorate a snowman, collect snowballs, go ice-fishing, and slide on the sock-skating rink — even if the snow isn’t falling outside. Included with museum admission and...

Cost: $7

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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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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In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and sensory processing differences are invited to enjoy a fun, interactive learning experience in a comfortable and accepting environment. Offered once...

Cost: Admission fee or membership required.

Where:
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. February 6 – 8        Let it Snow February 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
Website »

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This 45-minute class, for ages 5 weeks-1 year, is designed for both baby and caregiver. We spend the first part of class stretching, breathing and moving for you. The second part of class is...

Cost: $120; members, $104

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Telephone: 323-919-4774
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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
Website »

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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. February 6 – 8        Let it Snow February 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
Website »

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This 45-minute class is designed for caregivers and their young toddlers. Our time together is a fun mix of yoga and play for your little one. We provide a safe space for you and your tiny tot to...

Cost: $120; members, $104

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Telephone: 323-919-4774
Website »

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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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Enjoy dancing, singing and shaking your sillies out. This program is for children and their caregivers. Caregivers will also be asked to participate, so come prepared to boogie. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lewisville Branch Library
6490 Shallowford Road
Lewisville, NC
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Telephone: 336-703-2940

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Teens 12-18 who have a love for words and expression can share their talents and make new friends.

Cost: Free

Where:
McGirt-Horton Library
2501 Phillips Ave.
Greensboro, NC  27405
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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
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
View map »


Website »

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Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

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
Website »

More information

The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
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Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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
Website »

More information

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
Website »

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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
Website »

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Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. February 6 – 8        Let it Snow February 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
Website »

More information

Learn chants, cheers, basic arm motions and a pom routine from Coach Dawn Warn. Practices are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning in mid-January, until youth basketball season begins in March,...

Cost: $20 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
Website »

More information

Join other pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers for breastfeeding information and support. Babies and toddlers welcome. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lexington Hospital
250 Hospital Drive.
Lexington, NC  27292
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Telephone: 336-407-1229
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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
Website »

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Join other pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers for breastfeeding information and support. Babies and toddlers welcome. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Fountain of Life Lutheran Church
323 Hopkins Road
Kernersville, NC  27284
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Telephone: 336-996-5381
Website »

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In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-721-7300
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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The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
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
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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
Website »

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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
Website »

More information

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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Ages 2-4 will develop social skills, increase hand to eye coordination, and improve strength and agility while interacting with others through gym games, sports and movement. Participants...

Cost: Free

Where:
Deep River Recreation Center
1529 Skeet Club Road
High Point, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 336-883-3407
Contact Name: Adam Sproles
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The talented students of the School of Music present a program of traditional and contemporary chamber music works. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Waston Hall - 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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Creative and fun, these classes plant the seeds of yoga to stimulate imagination, maintain flexibility and develop conscious breathing. Our unique approach combines yoga poses with rhythm,...

Cost: $96; $80 for GCM members

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Telephone: 323-919-4774
Website »

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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
Website »

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Teens 12-18 who have a love for words and expression can share their talents and make new friends.

Cost: Free

Where:
McGirt-Horton Library
2501 Phillips Ave.
Greensboro, NC  27405
View map »

More information

Join for a toddler and preschool story time with books, rhymes, a short film and a craft. February 6 – 8        Let it Snow February 13 –...

Cost: Free

Where:
Benjamin Branch Library
1530 Benjamin Parkway
Greensboro, NC  27408
View map »


Sponsor: Greensboro Public Library
Telephone: 336-373-7540
Contact Name: Brandon Bensley
Website »

More information

This film chronicles the experiences of track star Jesse Owens and how the 1936 Berlin Olympics impacted his life. Rated PG-13, 134 min, 2016.

Cost: Free

Where:
Vance H. Chavis Branch
900 S. Benbow Road
Greensboro, NC  27406
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Website »

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What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delaney are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From...

Cost: $10-$53

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-747-1414
Contact Name: Triad Stage Box Office
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

In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-721-7300
Website »

More information

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The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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
Website »

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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
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
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Sponsor: Kernersville Branch Library
Telephone: 336-703-2930
Contact Name: Stefanie Kellum
Website »

More information

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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Website »

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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
View map »


Website »

More information

Learn chants, cheers, basic arm motions and a pom routine from Coach Dawn Warn. Practices are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning in mid-January, until youth basketball season begins in March,...

Cost: $20 per child

Where:
Washington Terrace Park and Community Center
101 Gordon St.
High Point, NC  27262
View map »


Sponsor: High Point Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 336-883-8599
Contact Name: Victoria Garrett
Website »

More information

This program provides a window into the world of modeling for kids ages 5-12. Participants will learn how basic walking techniques and how to look graceful, build confidence and self-esteem....

Cost: $15 per session

Where:
Morehead Recreation Center
101 Price St.
High Point, NC  27262
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Sponsor: High Point Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 133-688-33506
Contact Name: Gary Mattocks
Website »

More information

Black History Month: A Hollywood View of the African-American Educational Experience. From the Academy Award-winning Director of An Inconvenient Truth comes the groundbreaking documentary feature...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hemphill Branch Library
2301 West Vandalia Road
Greensboro, NC  27407
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Website »

More information

What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delaney are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From...

Cost: $10-$53

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-747-1414
Contact Name: Triad Stage Box Office
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

Classic meets cutting edge. Members of the Taylor II company, in residence at UNCSA, will join School of Dance students in the ebullient Esplanade, one of Paul Taylor’s most popular works....

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

Where:
Stevens Center of the UNC School of the Arts
405 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
Website »

More information

In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
View map »


Telephone: 336-721-7300
Website »

More information

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Show Less...

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
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Website »

More information

Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
W-S, NC  27106
View map »


Sponsor: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Telephone: 336-758-5282
Contact Name: Sara Cromwell
Website »

More information

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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Website »

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Enjoy story time with your preschooler and make a craft. Included with admission.

Cost: $7

Where:
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
390 S. Liberty St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Story time especially for preschoolers and their caregivers.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver School Road Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
W-S, NC  27105
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Come on out and build with Legos. All children are welcome. Duplo Legos provided for small children. Space is limited, so large groups are asked to call ahead 336-703-2910.

Cost: Free

Where:
Carver School Road Branch Library
4915 Lansing Drive
W-S, NC  27105
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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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Meet with a park ranger at the start of the Jomeokee Trail to experience our most popular trail as the sun begins to go down and our nocturnal animals emerge. We will try to listen and find some of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pilot Mountain State Park
1792 Pilot Knob Park Road
Pinnacle, NC  27043
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For ages 12-15. Learn to make fresh pasta dough and create classic shapes by hand and machine. We'll enjoy the pasta with a homemade sauce. On the menu: farfalle pasta and roasted vegetable...

Cost: $30 for members/$30 for non-members

Where:
Greensboro Children's Museum
220 N. Church St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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Following sell-out shows in the Northeast, Rockin' Road to Dublin is coming to Greensboro on their 2017 national tour. Rockin' Road to Dublin combines the art of an Irish dance show,...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
The Carolina Theatre
310 S Greene St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delaney are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From...

Cost: $10-$53

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-747-1414
Contact Name: Triad Stage Box Office
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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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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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In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, the play features a host of colorful characters and your favorite...

Cost: $5-9

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27406
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Sponsor: Community Theatre of Greensboro
Telephone: 336-333-7470 x202
Contact Name: Victoria Ball
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Classic meets cutting edge. Members of the Taylor II company, in residence at UNCSA, will join School of Dance students in the ebullient Esplanade, one of Paul Taylor’s most popular works....

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

Where:
Stevens Center of the UNC School of the Arts
405 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
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Join staff of Horne Creek Living Historical Farm and a park ranger to make a bird feeder in a fun craft for kids and all ages. Then join a park ranger to walk the grounds of the historical farm and...

Cost: $10

Where:
Horne Creek Living Historical Farm
308 Horne Creek Farm Road
Pinnacle, NC  27043
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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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Wake Forest first-year students in museum studies curated this exhibit exploring the “object biographies” of intriguing specimens in MOA’s collections. The exhibit traces objects...

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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The video game franchise Pokémon is one of the most popular cultural products to ever come out of Japan. Now more than 20 years old, it is still enjoyed by children and adults throughout the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, 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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Come watch our costumed blacksmith in action as he crafts various iron pieces. All ages welcome. Free. Drop-in.

Cost: Free

Where:
High Point Museum
1859 E. Lexington Ave.
High Point, NC
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Sponsor: High Point Museum
Telephone: 885-1859
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10 a.m.: Day-of registration begins Noon: Parade of Plungers 12:30 p.m.: Kids’ Polar Splash 1 p.m.: Plunge begins Take a wintry leap for a great cause! Gather your friends, dress...

Cost: $50

Where:
Wet'n Wild Emerald Pointe
3910 S. Holden Road
Greensboro, NC  27406
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They make; you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a fun project. Sign up online or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.

Cost: $2

Where:
Michael's
1050 Hanes Mall Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Parents will complete arts and crafts projects with their toddlers. Participants will work as a pair to complete a new arts and crafts activity each week. For ages 1-5.

Cost: $7

Where:
Morehead Recreation Center
101 Price Street
High Point, NC  27260
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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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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2, we will host a special story time featuring coloring, activities and more. Don't miss out on this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble Friendly Center
3102 Northline Ave.
Greensboro, NC  27408
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Telephone: 336-854-4200
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2, we will host a special story time featuring coloring, activities and more. Don't miss out on this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble
1925 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Telephone: 336-774-0800
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2, we will host a special story time featuring coloring, activities and more. Don't miss out on this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble Alamance Crossing Shopping Center
3125 Waltham Blvd
Burlington, NC  27215
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Telephone: 336-584-0869
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Join us in the park every Saturday for free children's and family activities. Weather permitting.

Cost: Free

Where:
LeBauer Park
208 N. Davie St.
Greensboro, NC  27401
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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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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author's birthday on March 2, we will host a special story time featuring coloring, activities and more. Don't miss out on this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble
906 Mall Loop Road
High Point, NC  27262
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Telephone: 336-886-1331
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We continue our three-month series of events celebrating The LEGO Batman Movie. Kids will be called to put their detective skills to the test with themed activities as well as make & play...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble
1925 Hampton Inn Court
Winston-Salem, NC  27103
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Telephone: 336-774-0800
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We continue our three-month series of events celebrating The LEGO Batman Movie. Kids will be called to put their detective skills to the test with themed activities as well as make & play...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble Friendly Center
3102 Northline Avenue
Greensboro, NC  27408
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We continue our three-month series of events celebrating The LEGO Batman Movie. Kids will be called to put their detective skills to the test with themed activities as well as make & play...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble Alamance Crossing Shopping Center
3125 Waltham Blvd
Burlington, NC  27215
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Telephone: 336-774-0800
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Joins us as we watch Muscle Shoals, a documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Glenn McNairy Branch Library
4860 Lake Jeanette Road
Greensboro, NC  27455
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The new stage play on the life of Nelson Mandela. Part of the Stokes County Arts Council's Winter Dessert Series. Desserts are available one hour before production.

Cost: $5-$12

Where:
The Arts Place of Stokes
502 N. Main St.
Danbury, NC  27016
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What an amazing couple of ladies Sadie and Bessie Delaney are. Bound together by more than 100 years of life, love and laughter, they’re sharing their stories of an American century. From...

Cost: $10-$53

Where:
Hanesbrands Theatre
209 N. Spruce St.
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-747-1414
Contact Name: Triad Stage Box Office
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Chrysalis Chamber Music Institute students showcase their talents playing side-by-side with their teachers in compositions by Györgi Ligeti, Felix Mendelssohn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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

Where:
Waston Hall - 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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Classic meets cutting edge. Members of the Taylor II company, in residence at UNCSA, will join School of Dance students in the ebullient Esplanade, one of Paul Taylor’s most popular works....

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

Where:
Stevens Center of the UNC School of the Arts
405 W 4th St
Winston Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 133-672-11945
Contact Name: Box Office
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

Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human. Specially adapted from the classic Disney animated film, the play features a host of colorful characters and your favorite...

Cost: $5-9

Where:
Starr Theatre
520 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC  27406
View map »


Sponsor: Community Theatre of Greensboro
Telephone: 336-333-7470 x202
Contact Name: Victoria Ball
Website »

More information

In celebration of Black History month, St. Philips Heritage Center will host a fun daily quest for kids to learn about enslaved and free African Americans who worked and lived in Salem. Complete...

Cost: $

Where:
St. Philips Heritage Center at Old Salem
900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC  27101
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Telephone: 336-721-7300
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