Kids Activities in the Research Triangle North Carolina Area | Kids Out and About Research Triangle

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Overachievers Meet-N-Greet

Overachievers Montessori School is an online school offering an affordable full time Montessori program lead by AMS certified teachers. We also offer an amazing STEAM enrichment and Diverse learning program. You’re invited to learn more about our program and to get to know some of our amazing teachers and staff. We are all excited to meet you and your family!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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Virtual Program: Planting for Pollinators at Reinstein Woods

It’s never too early to think about your summer garden! Discover how choosing the right plants can benefit wildlife while also beautifying your yard. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
10 am
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ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Read With Us at Pullen Park

Come read a book while enjoying a stroll through Pullen Park! As you walk, you'll experience the story on signs along the path. The book featured is "Not Norman: A Goldfish Story" by Kelly Bennett. Can Norman the amazing goldfish overcome his stage fright? The book begins at the top of the event lawn stairs and will be available until the end of January.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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Location:

Pullen Park - Raleigh, NC
520 Ashe Ave
Raleigh, NC, 27606
United States

Phone:

(919) 996-3100

Latin Heat with the RPO

oin Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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S'mores on the Farm with Goats! - Spring Haven Farm

Get outside this January and come visit all the animals here at Spring Haven Farm. The farm will be open and safe to visit! Warm up by our firepits with a one of a kind not-your-average S’more kit. Enjoy the rest of the farm before or after - we have tons of animals looking for snuggles and snacks.
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
01/22/2021
10 AM - 6 PM
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Location:

5306 Homer Ruffin Road
Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
United States

Phone:

919-407-1806

Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
02/06/2021
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The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month by challenging yourself to go the distance. Run or walk the I Have a Dream Half Marathon, 10K or 5K! Help support our charity partner, Back on My Feet, and sign up for your favorite distance today. Register to run, then run or walk the distance and submit your results by the end of February 2021.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
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CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
01/21/2021
01/26/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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In Conversation with Mark Wilf - January 21 at 7pm Eastern from Commonpoint Queens

As the owner of the Minnesota Vikings for the past 16 years, Mark Wilf has led a transformation of the organization, building a team that consistently competes for championships, providing the best in class fan experience, positively impacting the Minneapolis-St. Paul community, and growing the game of football. Join Commonpoint Queens for an inspirational evening with Mark Wilf and Ken Berger, award-winning sports journalist, taking questions from YOU.
Dates: 
01/21/2021
7pm EDT / 6pm CDT / 5pm MDT / 4pm PDT / 3pm AKDT
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Hot Chocolate Day - Tiny Chefs

It's the last day of the month, but it's also Hot Chocolate Day! We are celebrating this delicious day with Mexican Hot Chocolate Donuts. Add a little heat to your donuts or leave it out - either way, this class is going to leave you with a smile and a full belly! Students will be guided through the recipe, live & step-by-step, by our culinary instructors.
Dates: 
01/31/2021
10 am - 11:30 am
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Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
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2021 Summer Camp at Piedmont Wildlife Center

Summer camp at Piedmont Wildlife Center is a magical time. We see old friends and make new ones. Each year marks a new opportunity for outdoor exploration and nature connection. To all the old-timers and newcomers, we are excited to welcome you (back) into the wild!
Dates: 
06/07/2021
06/08/2021
06/09/2021
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Location:

364 Leigh Farm Rd
Durham, NC, 27707
United States

Phone:

(919) 489-0900

Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 1 (Virtual) - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - New York

Join us on Zoom to follow the lives of our fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into our Hatch House, and watch a feeding frenzy in an outdoor pond!
Dates: 
01/30/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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January Virtual Star Party Online Event- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually. Eventbrite registration link coming soon! Don’t forget to download your own Minnesota Skies Guide! https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/
Dates: 
01/22/2021
9:00PM-10:00PM EST, 8:00PM-9:00PM CST, 7:00PM-8:00PM MST, 6:00PM-7:00PM PST
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Rise 'n Shine Storytime (VIRTUAL) - Wednesdays at 10:30am CDT from Franklin Public Library, WI

Rise 'n Shine Storytime is for ages 5 & under. Stay in your pajamas and enjoy a Rise 'n Shine Storytime! This virtual program includes stories, songs, and other early literacy activities for you and your child.
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/27/2021
02/03/2021
11:30am EDT / 10:30am CDT / 9:30am MDT / 8:30am PDT / 7:30am AKDT
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KX Kids Consignment Sale January 2021

Gov. Cooper has extended the current Executive Order which means all is set for KX January 2021! Don't miss your chance to get in to the LARGEST consignment sale in NC! We've got great deals for you but they'll all be gone within a week! Join us for the Kids Exchange Consignment Sale in January! This FREE ADMISSION event is the largest kids consignment sale in the nation and is held at the NC State Fairgrounds at 1025 Blue Ridge Road in Raleigh, NC. ***ALL SHOPPERS MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS***
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/21/2021
01/22/2021
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Location:

NC State Fairgrounds - Jim Graham Building
1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC, 27607
United States

Your Silhouette Portrait cut freehand LIVE on Zoom by Master Scissor Artist Karl Johnson

Please join Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE virtual event where he will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits. Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome even the squirmy ones. Original Silhouettes are $30. Payment is made when you register for the event. Please reserve one time slot per person. Duplicate silhouettes and frames will also be available for purchase. Your completed silhouettes will be mailed to you after the event with free shipping!
Dates: 
01/20/2021
01/22/2021
01/27/2021
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From the Heart of the Orchestra with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

BPO musicians present a gift of musical offerings to jumpstart January’s BPOnDemand programs. Several solo and small-ensemble performances featuring our outstanding string, woodwind, brass, and percussion members will warm your heart on a cold winter’s night.
Dates: 
01/19/2021
7 pm
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Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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Summer Camps - Town of Carrboro

The Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department offers a variety of summer camps from June through August. Summer camps include, but are not limited to, adventure, art, music, and sports. Ages are determined by the start date of each camp. For a complete listing of the summer camps that are offered, see the Winter/Spring brochure that is released in late-December. Camp registration will begin the January before the camps are scheduled to occur. Registration for programs is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Dates: 
06/14/2021
06/15/2021
06/16/2021
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Organization:

Town of Carrboro, NC

Location:

301 W. Main St.
Carrboro, NC, 27510
United States

Phone:

919-918-7315

January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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Astronomy Days 2021 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From virtual crafts and activities to moon zooms, lectures to LEGOs, space enthusiasts of all ages will find something to do at Astronomy Days. This year Astronomy Days is VIRTUAL! Join us for 7 days of astronomical programming!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
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