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Time: 9 a.m.
Location: BB&T Ballpark in Downtown Winston-Salem
Summary: Lillie's Friends Foundation will hold "Got Friends?" Family Festival April 19, 2014 to raise awareness of neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer, at BB&T Ballpark in Downtown Winston-Salem Several events are planned for the festival, including a 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m., and a HUGE Easter egg dash at 10:30 a.m. when 10,000 eggs, all containing prizes, will be up for grabs. In addition, face painting, inflatables, games, crafts, raffles and live entertainment including the popular Big Bang Boom kids band will be available for $2 per person. Winston-Salem Dash entertainment team members will be on hand to entertain the crowd and mascot Bolt will make an appearance along with the Easter Bunny, of course. The registration fee for the 5K race is $25. Custom Hanes performance T-shirts will be given to race participants. Proceeds from the race will support the work of the foundation, which includes providing funding for research into the causes of neuroblastoma and support for families who incur large expenses associated with treatment for their children. ...More Details
Time: Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Last ticket will be sold at 4pm and last entry is 4:30pm each day.
Location: Greensboro Science Center
Summary: In the summer of 1990, an amazing discovery was unearthed near Faith, South Dakota... the fossilized remains of an ancient Tyrannosaurus rex. Made up of more than 250 bones and teeth, Sue (named for Sue Hendrickson, who discovered the fossil) is the most complete - and best-preserved - T. rex specimen ever found. This massive dinosaur weighed about 7 tons and roamed the earth during the late Cretaceous Period (about 67 million years ago)
The focal point of A T. rex Named Sue is a life-sized cast skeleton of Sue, the largest meat-eater in North America. A separate cast of Sue's 5-foot skull allows visitors to get eye-to-eye with this massive dinosaur. Interactive elements offer visitors insight into the world of dinosaurs, including the ability to look through the eyes of dinosaurs, sniff out food, water and shelter, and feel how scientists think the T. rex could - and couldn't - move its arms. Videos, interpretive graphics and text are also included to enhance visitors' understanding of Sue's history, scientists' research of Sue and how our perception of the T. rex has changed because of their discoveries.
Time: 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Location: All-a-Flutter Butterfly Farm
Summary: Visit a real working butterfly farm. Your visit begins with a fun, fast-paced skit using kids from the audience. You will learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly and much more. ...More Details
Location: Allenton Gallery
Summary: Art Exhibit ...More Details
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Burlington City Park
Summary: 9:30am for ages 2-5 or 10am for ages 6-12 Ages: 2-12 Cost: Free Burlington City Park - Field #1. Burlington Recreation & Parks invites families to the annual Easter Egg Hunt in the park. The hunt will be located at City Park on Field #1. New this year BRPD will be dividing the egg hunts into two times. First egg hunt will be at 9:30am, for children 2-5 years old. During this hunt, one parent per child is allowed on the hunting grounds. In order to keep all children safe, no strollers are allowed on the hunting grounds. The second hunt will start at 10am for children ages 6-12 years old. During this hunt no parents are allowed on the hunting grounds. Join the fun! The eggs will be filled with candy, tickets to the amusement park rides, the Maynard Aquatic Center, and many more surprises. Each hunt will include prize eggs. There will be one lucky egg winner and several prize winners. Keep your eye for the Easter Bunny for photo opportunities. The Amusement Park will open immediately following the end of the Easter Egg Hunt. For more information, please call 222-5030. ...More Details
Location: NC Transportation Museum
Summary: Take a ride on the Easter Bunny Express. The Easter Bunny will be riding alongside children and their parents, while handing out candy for the kids. Kids can also get temporary tattoos and make a craft to take home. April 19 only: the big Easter Egg Hunt happens at noon for kids 10 and under. In addition to the Easter Bunny Express, the event will also feature the Lehigh Valley Steam Locomotive #126 pulling the museum's special Caboose Train ...More Details
Time: Scheduled times are from 10am to 4pm and reservations are required in advance. Please call the Tanglewood Stables at 766-9540. For more information on Tanglewood Stables, visit their website: www.tanglewoodstables.com.
Location: Tanglewood Park, 4061 Clemmons Road, Clemmons.
Great for families or any group with young children, Easter Egg Hunt hay rides at Tanglewood offer an outdoor experience that can be enjoyed together.
Departing from the stables parking lot, 45 to 60-minute rides accommodate up to 25 guests, with egg hunting provided for young children. The cost is $8/person to reserve a seat on our Saturday and Sunday rides, or $175 to arrange a private hay ride for your group....More Details
Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
Summary: Each child will decorate 3 hardboiled eggs using creative techniques and take
home a fun-filled goody bag. Enjoy a storytime and a snack. ...More Details
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: North Carolina Zoo
Summary: Celebrate the new spring season. See Zoo animals hunt for treats inside decorative eggs. ...More Details
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Central Library (Winston-Salem)
Description: Ladies, do you get tired of the guys hogging the video games? Want to play against a female friend? Then join us in Teen Central every 3rd Saturday at 1 p.m. for Girl Gaming. You're always welcome to game here, but now there's a time especially reserved for YOU. Tell us what you'd like--specific games, hold a girls-only tournament, or... Program for youth in grades 6-12. For more information, please call 703-3080....More Details
Time: Monday - Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: The Art Shop
Summary: The Art Shop, Greensboro, North Carolina’s premier fine art gallery is honored to present Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!. In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss’s second book, The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins, Dr. Seuss’s never-before-seen hat collection will be exhibited from April 4 – 19, 2014 at the gallery. This exhibition will also feature Dr. Seuss’s little-known Secret Art Collection, a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel’s original drawings, paintings, and sculpture, which will also be available for acquisition. Hats Off to Dr. Seuss! is a rare and exciting exhibition as this is the first time any of these hats have traveled outside the Seuss Estate. Please visit www.artshopnc.com or call 336-855-8500 for additional information. ...More Details
Time: 10 a.m.-noon
April 5, 12, and 26, and May 3
Location: Deep River Recreation Center
Summary: Minecraft is essentially a giant collection of giant Legos, allowing you to build anything you can imagine out of textured cubes. Classes are taught by Computer Explorers on a private server. Registration is required; deadline is March 28th. Call 883-3407 ...More Details
Time: 10 a.m- noon
Location: New Philadelphia Moravian Church
Summary: Easter Egg Hunt, games and crafts. ...More Details
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: North Park
Summary: North Park Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 19th 10am Ages: 2-5, 6-9, 10-14, 15-Adults Cost: Free. Burlington Recreation & Parks invites everyone to be a part of a tradition. We have something for everyone and the Easter Bunny will be there as well. Participants will have the chance to hunt for four golden eggs, worth a $25 savings bond. The crowd is always large and we look forward to seeing you at North Park. Don't forget your Easter baskets! For more information, please call (336) 222-5138. ...More Details
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Salem Tavern Meadow, South Main Street (next to Salem Tavern Museum & Barn)
Summary: A fun-filled morning searching for Easter Eggs in Old Salem's beautiful historic district ...More Details
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Old Salem Historic District
Summary: Learn more about important traditions, take part in hands-on activities like traditional egg decorating, and more. ...More Details
Time: Tues.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sun. 2 to 5 p.m.
Location: Greensboro Historical Museum
Summary: “Hey kids, what time is it? It’s Howdy Doody time!” Nearly 70 years after The Howdy Doody Show made its debut on national television, you’re invited to pen a poem when you visit the Historical Museum in April. Just take a look at the freckle-faced Howdy Doody Doll on exhibition, write a quick poem and drop your entry in a contest box. Since all entries will reflect poetic talent, prize winners in youth and adult categories will be determined in a raffle on Thursday, May 1. Entries will be received in person during museum hours. ...More Details
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: International Civil Rights Center and Museum
Summary: Join dynamic leaders from the community as they conduct a story hour every Saturday. After the stories, children will complete their very own make-and-take arts activity. ...More Details
Time: 6:30 p.m. The 80s
8 p.m. Led Zeppelin
Doors open at 6pm, and seating is first come, first served. No advance ticket sales...More Details
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: Behind Thataways Youth Center
Summary: Burlington Recreation & Parks will be offering an Easter Egg Hunt to any age person with developmental disabilities. For more information, please call (336) 222-5134. ...More Details
Summary: This dynamic, hands-on exhibit delves into the world of materials science. Explore the bizarre properties of modern materials - from basketball backboards and cell phones to antennas, DVD players, and golf clubs - and get a glimpse into where the future might take us. ...More Details
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Maynard Aquatic Center
Summary: Burlington Recreation & Parks invites you to grab your Easter Basket and head to the Aquatic Center for the annual Egg Splash Aqua Egg Hunt. Join the race as kids from the community jump in for the bright colorful eggs that fill the pool. The hunt will be held shortly after the City Park Easter Egg Hunt with the first age group beginning at 11am. After the event, those that participate in the Egg Splash will be allowed to stay for the remainder of the day at no charge. Public swimming will begin at normal time, 12pm. Bathing suits with liners are required. Cotton is not allowed in the pool including but not limited to t-shirts, underwear, street clothing, basketball shorts, mesh shorts, etc. For more information, please call (336) 222-5043. ...More Details
Time: 10:00am to 4:30pm
Location: Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University
Summary: This student-curated exhibit features photographs of Alaska’s Yup’ik people, their environment, and resources by Greensboro native John Rucker. Taken between 1979 and 1987, the photographs document a lifestyle that has largely disappeared with the arrival of modern influences such as telephones, fast food, and television in the intervening years. The images are integrated with objects made by Yup’ik artisans and collected by early Moravian missionaries with connections to Winston-Salem. The objects provide a link to the past and further document the cultural transitions of the Yup’ik since European contact. Admission is free. ...More Details
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