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page. Check it out, and if you want to participate click on the "Like" button. After all, what's not to like about Triangle TRACKS on Facebook?! :)
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 30, 2010 at 2:30pm —
BBC is reporting
that Star Wars creator George Lucas will convert his entire Star Wars movie saga to 3D. The first movie in the series, "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace", is expected to be released in 2012. Previous reports stated that Lucas delayed the conversion until there were enough screens to convert the movies to 3D.
Other popular movie sagas being converted to 3D include "Shrek" and "Harry… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 29, 2010 at 9:00am —
On behalf of MVP Sports Factory in Wake Forest, we have a few tips on getting young kids involved in sports. If you have any questions or would like more information you can visit their website at www.mvpsportsfactory.com
With the start of fall sports seasons and older siblings joining teams, younger children are eager to get involved with “big kid” sports. MVP Sports Factory, located in Wake Forest, works with parents to find programs… Continue
Added by Amanda on September 28, 2010 at 2:30pm —
ALL SPORTS DAY
Are you looking for something to do with the kids? Join us..... Every Friday from 11am to 3pm. Admission is $5 per person per hour, or $4 per hour
for Dreamsports Player Members. This is open to all parents with
children ages 3 and up. We will have activities set up such as indoor
soccer, deck hockey, basketball, in-line skating, and more! Kids under… Continue
Added by corrie ismaili on September 28, 2010 at 1:00pm —
It's that time of year again! The Triangle TRACKS Fall Membership Drive is Oct. 1- 22. Beginning Oct. 1, you'll have three weeks to send invitations to your friends suggesting that they join Triangle TRACKS. Ask… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 27, 2010 at 10:30am —
The Hope's Hope First Annual 5K and 1-mile Fun Run
is Saturday, Sept. 24, on the American Tobacco Trail in Cary/Apex at the White Oak entrance (near High House & Hwy 55). Strollers welcome. Invite your family and friends.
Hope's Hope raises money to help families who have children suffering from the terminal illness NBIA. Help make this a big event and honor Hope's memory, while getting fit, having fun, and helping deserving families who… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 24, 2010 at 5:24pm —
Infinity Ballet Theatre will present Magic Toyshop… Continue
Added by Aylin on September 24, 2010 at 5:00pm —
Do you have home movies in your family? Do you want to know what’s on them, what condition they’re in, and how to take care of them? Or do you just want to see what other people filmed with their 8- and 16-mm cameras?
Triangle Home Movie Day (HMD), sponsored by the group A/V Geeks and the Film Studies Program at North Carolina State University, is just the answer. The free family-friendly event takes place on Saturday, Oct.16, from 1-4 p.m. at the North Carolina State Archives, 109… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 23, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Two local sportswriters, Kurt Dusterberg and Dave Droschak, have launched a brand new social network for Carolina Hurricanes fans. HurricanesBeat.com
offers game features and analysis, as well as sections covering youth hockey and minor league news. Check out the website, as well as the HurricanesBeat.com… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 21, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Durham Public Schools Superintendent Eric J. Becoats, Ed.D., has scheduled four town hall meetings to gather information and ideas for creating the school system's new strategic plan. The four meetings are scheduled as follows:
Mon., Sept. 20, Hayti Heritage Center
Wed., Sept. 22, Little River Community Center
Tues., Sept. 28, Southwest Elementary School
Tues., Oct. 5, Spring Valley Elementary School
Each meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8…
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 20, 2010 at 11:04am —
What ever became of Percy Jackson? Only Rick Riordan knows and on Continue
Oct 12th, his fans will find out with the release of…
Added by Aylin on September 16, 2010 at 9:30pm —
Residents of Durham County, N.C., are encouraged to take part in the largest ever long-term study of children’s health and development undertaken in the United States.
Researchers soon will begin enrolling participants in the National Children’s Study, which will examine the effects of environmental influences on the health and development of 100,000 children across the United States, following them from before birth until age 21. The goal is to improve the health and well-being of… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 16, 2010 at 5:22pm —
NEW Classes for Adults: Pilates/Yoga Class on Tuesdays at 11:30am and Zumba on Thursdays at 11:30am, starts 9/14/10. Classes on 9/14 and 9/16 are FREE!!!
Starting 9/21 classes are only $5 each. Dreamsports center will provide childcare for children that are potty trained for an additional fee of $2/child!
www.dreamsportscenter.com for more information!
Added by corrie ismaili on September 15, 2010 at 10:32am —
Hurricanes specialty shop "The Eye" will hold its grand opening Thurs., Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crabtree Valley Mall's
Upper Level Food Court. From noon to 2 p.m., 96 Rock will broadcast live from inside the store. You can also register to win a Carolina Hurricanes Jersey autographed by Tuomo Ruutu (you must be present to win).
From 1 to 2 p.m. Ruutu will be signing… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 15, 2010 at 7:00am —
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, an agency of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, is proud to spearhead a national initiative known as Take A Child Outside Week. This program was inspired by Richard Louv’s book “Last Child in the Woods,” which identifies the health and educational benefits of outdoor experiences for children and addresses some of the problems of what he terms “nature deficit disorder,” such as increased stress and feelings of being disconnected… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 14, 2010 at 12:00pm —
Check out Cary Heise's interview with WRAL about her popular Stay-at-Home Rock Star T-shirts! Check out the video here.
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 13, 2010 at 8:30pm —
Join local farmers, shoppers and volunteers Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to noon for the Triangle Farmer Foodshare Challenge, a one-day effort to collect at least 4,000 pounds of local food for hungry people in the Triangle. The Carrboro Farmers’ Market, Durham Farmers’ Market, S. Estes Farmers’ Market in Chapel Hill and the Western Wake Farmers’ Market in Cary have joined forces to provide fresh, local food for this effort and support… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 13, 2010 at 12:30pm —
SwimAmerica is starting this week at Ravenscroft School -- there is still plenty of room
You can sign up for 1-3 days a week for this stroke school -- ages 4 and up
Added by Marie Schoening on September 13, 2010 at 8:05am —
School Principals Can Request a FREE Portrait of Washington
Get an up-close-and-personal look at our nation's first president at the N.C. Museum of History's newest exhibit,…
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 10, 2010 at 9:30am —
Triangle TRACKS would like to congratulate DAWN PRINCE-COHEE
and CHANTEL WARMAN
, random winners of a family 4-pack of tickets each to see the Paperhand Puppets Intervention
show at the N.C. Museum of Art
Sept. 10 and 11. Congratulations, ladies! Hope you and your families enjoy the show. Please email… Continue
Added by Elizabeth Shugg on September 8, 2010 at 11:30am —