Imagine on Friday, April 2nd being a part of something so powerful! Going through your day and seeing all the people in blue who care about someone affected with autism. Imagine when our wonderful children see all that blue is for them!! Please wear BLUE on Friday, April 2nd for World Autism Awareness Day!!!…
Added by Robin Kent on March 31, 2010 at 5:13pm —
I nervously sat down with "My Carolina Today" co-host Page Crawford last week to discuss the best way for parents new to Triangle TRACKS to use the site. I also talked about how I came up with the idea for it and the process of creating the site. If you're interested, you can view the interview here: http://www.mycarolinatoday.com/2010/03/triangle-tracks/
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 31, 2010 at 12:00am —
Is my child ready for kindergarten?
“Is my child ready for kindergarten?” - this is a question with which all parents seem to be fraught, once their children reach the 5-year threshold. The purpose of kindergarten is to prepare a child with the basic of learning skills such as reciting the alphabet, identifying numbers and colors, which in turn helps them to excel in their future academic careers. Thus, kindergarten help your children to face the… Continue
Added by TriangleJr on March 30, 2010 at 2:28pm —
The new exhibit Scouting: 100 Years of Adventure at the N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh commemorates the centennial anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America. Since 1910 more than 100 million people have experienced the excitement and benefits of this organization. The small exhibit, developed by the Occoneechee Council based in Raleigh, offers a glimpse of the Boy Scouts’ past and brings it to… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 28, 2010 at 11:30am —
Just in from the N.C. Museum of History:
“I tell everyone and anyone who will listen about your fabulous camps!” — parent of 2009 camp participant
It’s one thing to read about history, but it’s quite another to experience it. Summer campers can do just that at the… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 28, 2010 at 11:00am —
Pullen Park, which opened 1887, is undergoing a renovation that will cost about $6 million - most of which is coming from a bond issue passed in 2007. The park will be closed until summer 2011. Read more about this here.
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 28, 2010 at 10:41am —
Apex's own Akin Williams plays "Myles" on the new TV show “The Rusty Bucket Kids.” Myles is a foster child who has been taken in by Town Manager "Nate Weaver" (played by WRAL's Mark Roberts). Myles spends most of his time amused by his foster dad who has always wanted to be a detective and is looking to help fight crime in Peak City (known for not having any).…
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 26, 2010 at 6:30am —
Now through April 16, shoppers can drop off their old stilettos and loafers before buying new ones! Bins will be placed at Customer Service and the Easter Set in Center Court and shoppers will be able to drop off their gently worn shoes during the month long campaign, which concludes on Earth Day. In exchange, Triangle Town Center is offering a chance to win a $50 Triangle Town Center Gift Card with each donation. Entry forms are available at Customer Service on the Upper… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 24, 2010 at 6:30am —
The Peak of Good Living … throws a good party - Full steam ahead!
Our little rail fan turned two this month and we chose to celebrate Apex-style. That cute red caboose just off the Salem Street strip kept calling to my kids….so I conducted some research. While the historical Continue
caboose is currently kept locked up, it is meant for the citizens…
Added by Janice on March 23, 2010 at 11:28pm —
Buffaloe Lanes is offering summer day camp programs at its North Raleigh
locations. The North Raleigh location offers a one-week-long day camp and the Cary location offers two separate week-long camps. Be sure to check these out when planning summer/track-out activities for the kids!
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 23, 2010 at 7:43pm —
Don't forget to get your free cone from Ben & Jerry's Tuesday! Click here
for Ben & Jerry's event list and here
for a location guide to find a shop near… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 22, 2010 at 10:46pm —
Just in from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences:
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences hosts “Bluegrass & Barbeque” on Sat., April 10 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tap your toes to live bluegrass music from the Kickin Grass Band, indulge in… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 22, 2010 at 4:38pm —
Pilot episode to also premiere on April 17 at CoolKidz Exp
“The Rusty Bucket Kids” (TRBK) television and web-based series announces a partnership with WRAL-TV. The one-hour pilot episode of the series, “Lincoln, Journey to 16,” will broadcast initially on Saturday, April 17 at noon.
“Think ‘Back To The Future’ meets the History Channel,” said the show creator and executive producer, John Demers. “WRAL is nationally known for many broadcasting firsts while serving a… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 22, 2010 at 11:00am —
Summer camp registration is now open at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham. Durham camps will be held June 14-Aug. 20 and Chapel Hill camps are July 5-30. Read descriptions of the camps and register for them online here.
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 22, 2010 at 7:04am —
In an effort to save money that would be spent on hiring more school bus drivers, WCPSS Administrators have proposed starting 71 of the county's 103 elementary schools at 9:30 a.m. and dismissing at 4:00 p.m. beginning next school year. (Most now run from 9:05 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.) The new WCPSS school board will vote on this proposal Tuesday. Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 21, 2010 at 11:48am —
Often referred to as one of the most romantic Broadway musicals for all generations, Disney's smash hit musical "Beauty & the Beast" arrives at the Durham Performing Arts Center June 8 and will run through June 13.
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film and enjoyed by 35 million people worldwide, this classic love story features unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers,…
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 19, 2010 at 12:00pm —
The Nation’s Largest Public Outreach Effort in Nanoscale Informal Science Education
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (March 19, 2010) Raleigh NC—Marbles Kids Museum and the Museum of Life and Science are partnering with area science centers and universities to celebrate NanoDays™, the fifth statewide and third nationwide celebration of educational programs about nanoscale science and its potential impact. The largest public outreach… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 19, 2010 at 11:01am —
The Scrap Exchange will be at the following celebrations and locations in the next few months. Click here
to learn more about the Scrap Exchange.
3/13/2010 Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 1 - 4 Raleigh NC open to public
3/27/2010 Spring Fling at Hope Chapel Church 12 - 3:30 Apex NC open to public
4/7/2010 Gregg Museum Hat Making… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on March 19, 2010 at 7:13am —
UPTOWN KIDS CONSIGNMENT GRAND OPENING SATURDAY, MARCH 20!
Come join us on Saturday afternoon, March 20th in the warm sunshine for Cotton the Clown, bounce houses, face painting, balloon animals, giveaways, coupons, and don't forget Miss Debbie's Specialty Apples! Fun for the whole family (and great shopping too!)… Continue
Added by Cotton Dean on March 18, 2010 at 2:00pm —
April is right around the corner. Not only will it bring warmer weather and but also it brings great learning opportunities for children. Two events in particular are the 40th Annual Earth Day Celebration and National Turn off the TV Week.…
Added by Robin Kent on March 17, 2010 at 8:55pm —