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Easy Prep Tailgate Treats

Easy Prep Tailgate Treats

There's nothing more fun than themed treats for your next tailgate party. But as busy families we want something that will come together quickly and still taste great, right? Here are five simple and delicious tailgate treats, ranging from dessert ...

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Make Time for Reading

Make Time for Reading

As we settle back into our busy school routines, it can be hard to make time for kids to sit down with a book between soccer practice, piano lessons, and homework. But studies show that reading with our kids is ...

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY

Follow the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life-a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat ...

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2014 A Shopping SPREE!

2014 A Shopping SPREE!

Celebrating its 30th shopping event, the Junior League of Raleigh's A Shopping SPREE! has been a tradition for many in Raleigh and the surrounding communities since 1985.Considered Raleigh's premier and most original shopping event, SPREE! is an annual four-day shopping ...

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8 Snack Duty Do's and Don'ts for Parents

Think back to before you had kids; did you ever imagine SNACKS would be such a big deal? Every parent knows kids LOVE when it's your turn to bring snack - and snack duty done well (or well-enough) leaves our ...

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Festival Road Trips

Festival Road Trips

October 2014 10/4-5 Morehead City, 27th Annual NC Seafood Festival 10/5 Charlotte, Great Grapes! Wine, Arts & Food Festival 10/4- Sunset Beach, Sun at Sunset 10/4- Hendersonville, Farm City Day 10/11- King Mountain, Gateway Festival 10/10-11 Rocky Mount, Eastern Carolina ...

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Corn Dog Muffins

Corn Dog Muffins

With all the carnivals and fairs happening this season, you and your kids have probably eaten your share of Corn Dogs. The ever popular hot dog on a stick, covered in a corn batter, and fried may not be the ...

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Farmers' Markets of Wake County - Harvest Time

Farmers' Markets of Wake County - Harvest Time

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 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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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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NC Museum of History

NC Museum of History

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 August ProgramsTime for Tots: Aw, Nuts! Tuesday, ...

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Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

www.marbleskidsmuseum.org | www.imaxraleigh.orgMarbles Kids Museum & IMAX TheatreMuseum HoursMonday 9am-12pm Tuesday -; Sunday 9am-5pm; Open until 7pm every Thursday and on First Fridays. Note: Marbles will be closed all day on Wednesday, October 1 to make room for all the ...

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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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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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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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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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