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Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

Five Fun Family Indoor Ideas to Beat the Heat

When the scorch of summer is showing its teeth, chances are staying inside in the comfort of air conditioning is the best alternative. For families, being holed up together indoors can sometimes leave you with limited space and in need ...

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Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer!

Q: What do you call a dog on the beach in summer? A: A hot dog!In most parts of the country, we are in the midst of the hottest days of the season, often times called The Dog Days of ...

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Duct Tape Flip Flops

Duct Tape Flip Flops

Material:Duct tape (is pretty much all you need), but you can also use some old flip flops for your template, and pipe cleaners as the "straps". If you would like to make your flip flops more durable, you can trace ...

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Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Teaching Kids the Importance of Volunteering

Giving back is one of the greatest gifts a person can experience, seeing first-hand how your time, expertise or effort can help make the lives of others better. Instilling that knowledge in children at an early age is a great ...

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NC Museum of History, A COOL PLACE!

NC Museum of History, A COOL PLACE!

North Carolina Museum of HistoryHours: Monday thru Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 12pm-5pm Free unless otherwise noted. 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC For information about the Museum of History, call 919-807-7900 or access www.ncmuseumofhistory.org July ProgramsTime for Tots: Look at LighthousesTuesdays, ...

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Cool off in the Summer Heat!

Cool off in the Summer Heat!

Cool off in the summer heat! Enjoy some kidtime at one of the many public swimming pools in the Triangle. We love to see our Macaroni Families in motion. Remember to send us your summertime memories to [email protected] . Wake ...

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Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

Summer Dessert Recipe: Banana Boats

"Banana boats" are a great summer dessert to make while camping or for a summer evening right in your own backyard. Make them over a campfire, on the grill or in the oven. Any way you choose to make them, ...

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From Seed to Soup

From Seed to Soup

Follow chef Einav Gefen as she explores where great taste comes from.Coming up with meal ideas that use healthy, natural ingredients but don't demand too much time or effort to prepare is a challenge familiar to families all over the ...

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Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

www.marbleskidsmuseum.org | www.imaxraleigh.orgMarbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre NOTE New Museum HoursMonday 9am-12pm Tuesday -; Sunday 9am-5pm; Open until 7pm every Thursday Make a Note: Marbles will close at 5pm on Friday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. First ...

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NC Museum of Art!

NC Museum of Art!

North Carolina Museum of ArtHours: Tuesday -Thursday 10am-5pm; Friday 10am-9pm; Saturday-Sunday 10am-5pm 919.839.NCMAAdmission: Admission to the Museum's permanent collection and Museum Park is free. There is a charge for some special exhibitions and programs, such as concerts, films, classes, and ...

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The Eno River

The Eno River

The Eno River offers many activities to explore and engage with water, wild lands, and fellow river lovers. Check our online calendar for the latest information on hikes, celebrations, educational events, and other activities on the river.http://www.enoriver.org/

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Wake County Libraries

Wake County Libraries

Wake County Public Libraries has extended public service hours in all Regional and Community Libraries. Please check the website for new hours!The Libraries in Wake County are the best place to go for exciting, fun and more free events in ...

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Farmers' Markets of Wake County

Farmers' Markets of Wake County

Midtown Farmer's Market Located in the heart of North Hills in the Commons, the Market boasts a wide variety of fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses, flowers, meats, homemade desserts and baked goods, crafts, and a myriad of other things. Open April ...

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Wake County Parks

There's a lot of opportunity for your children to learn about math, science, history and the environment at the seven Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces. The Wake County Parks mission is to "acquire and maintain a system of ...

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2014 SUMMERFEST SERIES

2014 SUMMERFEST SERIES

The North Carolina Symphony returns to Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre for another summer of great live music. Enjoy all of the family fun these performances offer, including contests, instrument zoos, picnics, games, fireworks and more. Join the state's premier orchestra ...

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North Carolina State Fairgrounds

North Carolina State Fairgrounds

NC State Fairgrounds are located at 1010 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27607 919.821.7400 "The Flea Market" every Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 6pm: 919.899.3532http://www.ncstatefair.org/events/calendar.htm

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NC Museum of Natural Sciences

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences; 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NCHours: Monday throught Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm; Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm DAILY PROGRAMS Meet the Animal - From alligators to opossums, come face-to-face w/a new live animal each week.Storytime - Spend quiet time ...

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The North Carolina Zoo, Springtime Events

The North Carolina Zoo, Springtime Events

Visit the North Carolina Zoo for fun with family and friends, for face-to-face animal encounters, to enchant and educate children or perhaps to enjoy the glorious gardens. Connect with wildlife from two different continents as you explore 500 acres of ...

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NC Museum of Life and Science

NC Museum of Life and Science

Museum of Life & ScienceHours: Monday thru Saturday 10:00am - 5:00 pm; Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pmAdmission: See website for ticket prices and becoming a memberLocation: 433 Murray Avenue, Durham, NC 919.220.5429Wednesdays: Admission waived for Durham County residents on Wednesdays from 1:00 -; ...

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UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Star Families: Explore astronomy themes as a family! The engaging Star Families series is designed for children (ages 7-12) accompanied by their families. Star Families also appeals to Scout troops, 4-H clubs and other organizations that involve children and parents ...

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Kidzu Children's Museum

Kidzu Children's MuseumLocation: 123-B West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC Direction & Parking: http://www.kidzuchildrensmuseum.org/planyourvisit/directionsHours of Operation: 10:00am-5:00pm Tuesday-SaturdayClosed MondaysCalendar & Pre-registration page when required: 919.933.1455 or online http://www.kidzuchildrensmuseum.org/planyourvisit/programsandeventsFree Sundays: 1:00-5:00pmWeekly Ongoing Programs:Fridays - 10:30am Preschool Storytime Ages 3-6Tuesdays - 10:30am ...

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Trinagle's  Sports Team Listings

Trinagle's Sports Team Listings

BaseballDurham Bulls, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Durham, NCMud Cats, ZebulonNC State WolfPack, Raleigh Duke Blue Devils, DurhamUNC Tarheels, Chapel Hill HockeyCarolina Hurricane Hockey, PNC Arena, Raleigh, NCCharlotte Checkers, Charlotte, NC SoccerCarolina Railhawks, WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary, NCNC State WolfPack, MEN ...

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NC Transportation Museum

NC Transportation Museum

This family-friendly place is a 57 acre site filled with interesting exhibits and special events. Four large exhibit buildings represent the remaining structures of the historic Spencer Shops, once Southern Railroad's largest steam locomotive repair facility on the east coast. ...

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New Hope Valley Railway

New Hope Valley Railway

Our 2014 train ride days are now one Saturday and one Friday each month from April through October with special events and our popular Track or Treat Halloween and Holiday Santa Trains. We no longer have Sunday ride days. http://www.triangletrain.com/schedule/

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