November 2015 Family Fun: 3 Must-See Events for Kids
Photo courtesy of VeggieTales Live!
VeggieTales Live: “Little Kids Do Big Things”
Join Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber and their Veggie friends at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. in a musical that celebrates the wonderful things that little kids can do. It features live performances of “The Hairbrush Song” and “I Love My Lips,” as well as songs that inspire, like “Big Things Too,” to teach about values like telling the truth, sharing and forgiveness. Purchase tickets for $23-$75 at ticketmaster.com.
Triangle Truck Day
Bright Horizons’ annual Triangle Truck Day is Nov. 14, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Kids can explore a variety of trucks and vehicles, and enjoy fun games and activities. Live music and food trucks round out the fun. Admission is a suggested donation of $5 per child. Donate online at brighthorizons.com/triangletruckday. Proceeds benefit the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, a nonprofit focused on brightening the lives for children and families in crisis. Bright Horizons is located at 800 Weston Pkwy., Cary.
Triangle Truck Day – Photo courtesy of Brooke Meyer Photography
The Rise Above Tour
Girls ages 12-17 can take a stand against bullying when The Rise Above Tour stops at North Carolina State University’s McKimmon Center in Raleigh on Nov. 22, noon-5 p.m. The event features keynote speaker and author Veenu Keller, a book signing with teen mentor and TV host Lauren Galley, photo opportunities with Miss North Carolina Outstanding Teen 2015 Kenzie Hansley, and activities to help young women become educated and empowered about bullying. Admission is free. Register online for the event and to win prizes at theriseabovetour.com.