Author: Sarah C

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ABC11 Science Club: Pizza Box Solar Oven

From Sarah C.: As a parent, I’m always looking for ways to encourage my son to learn new things. He seems to be a bit like me in that he’s a more of a hands on learner. As much as…

Mordecai Historic Park – Raleigh

Mordecai House Raleigh

From Sarah C.: Just north of downtown Raleigh sits a historic park that will literally take you back in time. This isn’t your playground destination, but it’s pretty special nonetheless and during our visit on Saturday, my 6 year old…

North Carolina’s Main Street Fire Truck Parade

NC Fire Truck Parade

From Sarah C.: Do your kids (or maybe you?) love fire trucks? Mark your calendar and plan to head to downtown Raleigh on Saturday for North Carolina’s Main Street Fire Truck Parade. The Fire Truck Parade is part of the annual…

Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course – Raleigh

Go Ape Blue Jay Point: Tightrope

From Sarah C.: Blue Jay Point Park in North Raleigh has recently teamed up with Go Ape and installed a treetop ropes/zip-line course. This new adventure opened in March and is for ages 10 and up. I had the opportunity…

NC Museum of Art: Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

NCMA Weekend Family-Friendly Tours

From Sarah C.: Looking for indoor entertainment this weekend to beat the heat? Consider taking your family to the NC Museum of Art for one of the Weekend Family-Friendly tours. These half hour tours occur on Saturday and Sunday morning and are…

Designer Consignors – All Seasons Sale

Designer Consignors has been hosting a bi-annual seasonal consignment sale in Cary for the past 4 years. This month, they are hosting their first all seasons sale and first sale in Chapel Hill. Items for sale will include clothing, accessories,…

Launching Pad Trampoline Park – Raleigh

From Sarah C.: We’ve driven past Launching Pad Trampoline Park in northwest Raleigh more times than I can remember, but finally managed a visit during our recent track out from school. Similar to DefyGravity in Durham, Launching Pad has one…

TheAmerican Girl Experience – Charlotte

American Girl - Charlotte

The American Girl store opened in Charlotte last fall. I still have my Molly doll from childhood and have a visit to this store on my future “to do” list with my daughter. At just 6 months old, we still…

Green Road Park & Community Library – Raleigh

From Sarah C. All parents with young children can relate to the need to get those children outside to burn energy no matter what the weather. This led us to search out a new park to explore on a rather…

LEGO Store: Monthly Mini Model Build

Updated 5/5/2015 – beginning with the July 2015 monthly build, you will be able to register online to reserve a timeslot. Builds will occur on the first Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Your child must still be present to…

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