Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 29, 2010 at 3:00pm —
On World Oceans Day, Oceana
honors those who have made a significant, ongoing contribution to ocean conservation. This year, a panel of experts selected six adult and five junior finalists from hundreds of nominations. One of the junior finalists is from Cary and her name is Carolyn Caggia.… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 29, 2010 at 6:00am —
From DPS: The Durham Public Schools Board of Education has approved Dr. Eric J. Becoats as the new Superintendent of Durham Public Schools, effective July 1. Dr. Becoats, Chief Administrative Officer and formerly Chief of Staff and Co-Interim Superintendent for Guilford County Schools, replaces former Superintendent Carl Harris, who left in December for a position with the U.S. Department of Education.
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 28, 2010 at 7:56pm —
GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer (SIS) is an enrichment program for children, administered by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. SIS provides hands-on activities as well as demonstrations of science experiments, with a theme that focuses on a single science subject. The 2010 theme is "Water and Our Oceans," and its activities will introduce children to the science of oceanography.
SIS offers opportunities for three age levels:
Level I classes are for children… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 27, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Saturday & evening classes in Raleigh this summer offer fitness for working moms, and even Dads, no daycare required!…
Added by Jennifer Kedrowski on April 27, 2010 at 5:00pm —
From DPS: We are very grateful to our teachers for the job that they do. Durham Public Schools is providing a free and easy way for parents, students and others to send thank you email messages to teachers. From April 26 through May 10, you can send an email using the Teachers are the Heart of Success link
on the DPS Website at www.dpsnc.net
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 26, 2010 at 3:20pm —
Apex Artist Laura Kelly, owner and creator of Laura Kelly Designs and a member of the 2010 Sharpie Squad
, will host a “Doodle It Up” contest for children ages 8-17 and adults ages 18 and up May 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Common Grounds Coffee Shop
, which… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 26, 2010 at 9:30am —
I saw the trailer for this today at the theatre (before viewing "Oceans", which I highly recommend). The documentary "Babies" simultaneously follows four babies around the world – from birth to first steps: Ponijao from Namibia, Bayarjargal from Mongolia, Mari from Tokyo and Hattie from San Francisco.
This somehow powerful trailer makes me smile and tear up at the same time- WHY? I have a feeling this movie shows a commonality… Continue
Added by Aylin on April 23, 2010 at 10:06pm —
National Geographic explorer Helen Thayer, is returning to the Museum of Life and Science
on Sunday, May 9 at 12:30 p.m. to share stories and photographs from her latest journey: “Walking Africa…Exploration of Africa’s Cultures and Wildlife.” Helen and her husband, Bill, walked 7,000 miles across Africa's Sahara Desert, the Atlas Mountains and the vast Serengeti plains, while living with the Maasai,… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 23, 2010 at 10:04am —
What: A Celebration of North Carolina Arts
When: SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 10 AM–10:30 PM and SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 10 AM–5 PM
Experience the spectacular new gallery building
, and join us in celebrating North Carolina’s rich array of arts and culture. Musicians, artists, dancers, and craftspeople will create unforgettable festivities, including performances, lectures, hands-on…
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 23, 2010 at 10:00am —
Source: WCPSS website
April 19, 2010 - From Monday, April 19, through Sunday, April 25, eligible families
may request online that their children remain at their current school under the school system’s grandfathering rules.
The simple online request… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 19, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Added by Nicole Dozier on April 19, 2010 at 10:40am —
Added by Nicole Dozier on April 19, 2010 at 10:36am —
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical that has been used for over 40 years to produce polycarbonate plastics (typically has recycling code #7 or “PC”) and the epoxy resin that lines canned food to prevent the can from rusting and contaminating the food.
Types of Products that May Contain BPA
- Infant bottles
- Infant formula
- Sippy cups
- Plates, utensils, and other feeding…
Added by Sixty Second Parent on April 18, 2010 at 11:30pm —
On the heels of the 2011 NHL All-Star Game announcement last week, the Polar Ice House is responding to the growing local demand for hockey by making its popular “Kids First” program semi-annual. The free on-ice hockey program is offered in Garner for children ages 4 to 9 throughout April.
Beginning Thursday, April 15, the three one-hour sessions will teach basic instruction in ice skating and hockey, a great way to learn discipline, teamwork and promote athletic development. In… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 16, 2010 at 11:30pm —
Discover Arts Academy of Cary recently partnered with Triangle TRACKS to give one lucky person a FREE week of instruction. Those interested in winning the free week of art instruction were… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 16, 2010 at 11:00pm —
Bounce U is running a special deal all day Tuesday, April 13 on Parents Night Out admission on http://livingsocial.com
tomorrow. The deal will starts at 5 a.m. and lasts for 24 hours so be sure to check it out!
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 12, 2010 at 11:35pm —
From the WCPSS Communications Department:
For the first time in years, the price of meals will increase at school. At its meeting April 6, the Board of Education approved increases in the price of breakfast and lunch for 2010-11.
WCPSS Child Nutrition Services requested meal price increases of 20 cents for breakfast and 25 cents for lunch. This will make the costs of elementary breakfast one dollar and the… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 12, 2010 at 3:30pm —
to learn how it works and to see what bowling alleys are participating. Thanks to Social Butterflies
for alerting us to this program.
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 9, 2010 at 10:00pm —
From the N.C. Zoo website:
N.C. Zoo Camp is a great way for kids to learn about animals and our natural environment in an outdoor setting. Zoo camp programs offer a one-day experience for students entering grades 1-8. An overnight camp is also available. Zoo Camp activities may include visiting park exhibits, meeting a zookeeper, creating a take-home craft, conducting experiments and playing games. Camp registration began April 1.… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on April 9, 2010 at 9:49pm —