Weekend Family Fun Across the Triangle
March 13-15: K-5th Adventures, Reptile & Amphibian Day, Pi Day Fun and Open Mic for Kids
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This weekend in the Triangle, enjoy a fun themed craft, activity and book about Hawaii at a program at the Holly Springs Community Library, learn all about creepy and crawly creatures at the 25th annual Reptile & Amphibian Day at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, explore the concept of pi at a Pi Day event at Pullen Park in Raleigh and perform or watch others perform at an open mic event at the Living Arts Collective in Durham.
Elementary-aged kids can find out what happens when a girl dreams of leading the boys-only hula group at her school at a fun activity set for this March 13 from 10-10:45 a.m. at the Holly Springs Community Library. Preregister here.
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Reptile & Amphibian Day FREE POSTPONED
Come out to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences this March 14 for the 25th annual Reptile & Amphibian Day. Enjoy presentations, exhibits featuring live animals, crafts and activities all focused on hopping, slithering, crawling critters. Receive a free commemorative shirt when you join or renew your museum membership at the event. Kids aged 18 and under can enter their most realistic version of a viper in its natural habitat for a chance to win a prize and have their drawing displayed in the Museum Store. Check out this list of presentations and exhibits to plan your day. The event runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Check out this list of pizza specials exclusively on Pi Day this March 14 - 3.14.
In celebration of Pi Day, come to Pullen Park in Raleigh this March 14 from noon to 5 p.m. to learn about pi and numbers through a variety of fun activities. Enjoy crafts, games, a scavenger hunt and even a chance to “pi” a teacher in the face! Enter a hula hoop competition and a pi memorization competition for a chance to win cool prizes. Pullen Community Center will be offering themed storytimes and fun crafts for all different ages. View the full schedule here. This event is best suited for kids pre-K to 6th grade. Registration is required. Register in-person at any City of Raleigh community center or online via RecLink using the barcode 257625.
This March 15 is the third Thursday of the month, and that means that you have the opportunity to share family-friendly stories, songs and music from kids of all ages in the community at the Living Arts Collective in Durham. Have a story, song spoken word piece or chant that’s family-friendly to perform? This is your chance to share on stage. Folks who want to share need to arrive at 1:30 p.m. to put your name in the hat. For spectators, the performances go on from 2-4 p.m. Admission is $10, although no one is turned away for lack of ability to pay.