Triangle Events, Kids Classes Celebrate Mother’s Day 2013

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Across the Triangle and its surroundings, you’ll find kids activities that prepare for Mother’s Day, from card- and gift-making fun to nature programs that celebrate creature moms of the wild. Enjoy a Mother’s Day  tea party or sign up for the May 12, Run Like a Mother 5-K race. Register now!

Nature Crafts: Are You My Mama?
Date: May 4, 2013
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Blue Jay Point County Park
Address: 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd.
City: Raleigh
Zip: 27614
Phone: 919-870-4330
Website: www.wakegov.com/parks/bluejay
Summary: Create Mother’s Day cards while learning about the different styles of mothering in the animal world. Ages 6-8. Cost: $8/child Registration Required: Yes.

Life Cycles with Mom
Date: May 10, 2013
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Harris Lake County Park
Address: 2112 County Park Dr.
City: New Hill
Phone: 919-387-4342
Website: www.wakegov.com/parks
Summary: Discover the life cycles of butterflies, frogs and lady bugs and make a special craft to celebrate the mother in each one. Ages 3-5 with adult. Meet at the Cypress Shelter. Cost: $4/child Registration Required: Yes.

Mother’s Day Tea Party
Date: May 11, 2013
Time: 11 a.m-1 p.m.
Location: Kidz Celebrate
Address: 6801 Falls of Neuse Rd.
City: Raleigh
Phone: 919-645-9799
Website: www.kidzcelebrate.com
Summary: Enjoy afternoon tea, scones and Mother’s Day treats. Kids can decorate a tea hat, a keepsake tea cup and enjoy a healthy lunch. Cost: $25 members, $30 nonmembers Registration Required: Yes.

Mother’s Day Workshop
Date: May 11, 2013
Time: 10am-noon
Location: KidzArt
Address: 30 N. Main St.
City: Wendell
Phone: 919-215-4870
Website: http://www.swinson.kidzart.com/programs/p8.php
Summary: Kids create a gift for a special female in their life. Ages 4-12. Register online.Cost: $14/child, $10/sibling.

Run Like a Mother 5K
Date: May 12, 2013
Time: 8 a.m.
Location: Kerr Family YMCA
Address: 2500 Wakefield Pines Dr.
City: Raleigh
Website: www.runlikeamotherrace.com
Summary: Women and girls ages 12 and older journey toward health and wellness during this women-only race, which includes kids’ 1-mile run for ages 11 and younger. A post-race party with refreshments is at the finish line, along with activities for kids. Register online. Cost: $. Cost: $45

Categories: At Home, Early Education, Family Fun, Food + Fun, Home, Mothers Day, Seasonal, Seasonal Fun, SK Activities, Things To Do