Category Archives: October 2013

Arts Discovery Series at The Carolina Theatre

curtainThe Carolina Theatre
309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701
919-560-3030

Arts Discovery Series
9:50am & 11:20am
Various Dates & Shows – See List Below
$8/Person (Reserve Tickets Online Here)
All Ages

The Little Engine That Could Earns Her Whistle
Monday, September 30th

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites
Thursday, October 24th

Skippyjon Jones
Friday, November 1st

Johnny Appleseed
Tuesday, November 12th

Kid Power Operation Lunch-Line
Monday, November 18th

Hispanic Flamenco Ballet
Friday, December 6th

A Christmas Carol
Tuesday, December 10th

February One
Monday, February 3rd

Jackie Robinson:  A Game Apart
Thursday, February 6th

Charlotte’s Web
Thursday, February 13th

African American Dance Ensemble
Wednesday, February 19th

Beauty and the Beast
Friday, March 21st

African Storytelling and Workshop
Tuesday, May 6th

 

 

PBS’s Slim Goodbody Live Show in October

Garner Performing Arts Center
742 W Garner Rd
Garner, NC 27529

Monday, October 28th, 2013
Bodyology at 9:55am
Lighten Up! at 11:40am
$7/Person for 1 Show
$10/Person for Both Shows
Purchase Tickets Online Here

Bodyology is a 1 hour theatrical show that explores the inner workings of the human body along with the health practices required to care for it. The National Bodyology Tour is an exciting new Musical Show starring PBS’s Slim Goodbody.

The main objectives of “Bodyology” include:

  • Teaching students how their amazing body works
  • Encouraging students to make better health choices
  • To help students attain competencies related to national education standards

Lighten Up! addresses the problem of childhood obesity. It is a highly interactive, 50-minute musical show designed to help children, in grades K-6, learn the value of exercise and good nutrition. The show deals with the serious problems of excess weight and obesity in an entertaining and totally non-threatening way. Children are encouraged to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors needed to make health-enhancing choices. In every musical number, the kids participate, by answering questions, volunteering, and moving along with Slim.

Lighten Up is designed to help students:

  • Understand the benefits of good nutrition
  • How to make better food choices
  • Understand the body’s need for physical activity
  • Become smarter consumers
  • Attain competencies related to national education standards

 

 

Saturday Nights @ Camp

New Life Camp

New Life Camp
9927 Falls of Neuse Rd
Raleigh, NC 27614
919-847-0764


Saturday Nights @ Camp

Saturday, October 12th
5:00pm Check-In Begins
8:15pm – 9:00pm Pick-Up
$10/ child
$30/ 3 children or more (reimbursement will follow event)

Get a taste of camp by coming to SN@C. SN@C stands for Saturday Nights @ Camp. Kids are divided into three groups: kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. SN@C also serves as a wonderful night out. Supper is provided for all, and each group will receive a great lesson from God’s Word geared specifically for them.  Click here to register and select “Monthly Events” from Activity Type dropdown menu.

Kindergarten & Elementary:
Various Games
Crafts
Supper (children with allergies should bring their own meal)
Marco’s Pizza: pepperoni, sausage, and cheese
Choice of Lay’s Classic Chips or Cheetos
Choice of Sprite or water
Movie: Disney’s Tangled (click on link for Focus on the Family’s Plugged In Review) 

Middle School
Various Games, including Ultimate Elimination
Supper (children with allergies should bring their own meal)
Marco’s Pizza: pepperoni, sausage, and cheese
Choice of Lay’s Classic Chips or Cheetos
Choice of Coke, Diet Coke, Dr. Pepper, Sprite, or water

 

Fall Tours of the North Carolina Executive Mansion

1024px-North-Carolina-Executive-Mansion-20080321North Carolina Executive Mansion

200 N Blount St
Raleigh, NC 27601
919-807-7950

Mansion Tours 
Wednesdays and Thursdays
September 18, 2013 – November 14, 2013
10:00am, 10:30am, 2:00pm, 2:30pm and 3:00pm
Free

Garden Tours
Wednesdays (Children) and Thursdays (Adults)
September 25, 2013 – October 23, 2013
9:30am or 10:30am
Free

Bring you students to tour North Carolina’s Executive Mansion and the beautiful gardens this fall! The Capital Area Visitor’s Center is taking reservations now. Reservations for groups of 10 or more can be made by visiting www.nccapvisit.org or calling 919-807-7950 at least two weeks ahead of your intended visit.  Groups must submit a list of names of participants in advance for admittance.

Fall Homeschool Programs at Piedmont Wildlife Center

Piedmont Wildlife Center866282_40123651
364 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27707

Homeschool Family Day
Thursday, September 19, 2013
10:00am – 2:00pm
Free (Preregistration Required)
All Ages

We are offering community conversations and activities for the adults, and will have separate children’s activities. Our goal is to share with you some of the best parts of our approach to nature mentoring. There will be a break for a potluck lunch, and we will close the day all together – kids and adults. This a free opportunity for anyone in the homeschool community. Please sign up via our website so we know how many are coming and can prepare accordingly. Also, we invite you to help us spread the word about this free community day with other homeschool families you know.

Fall 2013 Earth Mentors Homeschool Session

Tuesdays, October 15 – November 19
10:00am – 12:00pm
Ages 5 – 8
$70 ($60 for PWC Members)

Thursdays, October 17 – November 21
10:00am – 3:00pm
Ages 7 – 16 (divided into separate age groups)
$130 ($120 for PWC Members)

Our homeschool programs offer a selection of earth-focused experiences that allow students to engage in hands-on, experiential learning led by skilled naturalist mentors. There are two programs described below, one for an older age range and one for a younger age range. These programs overlap in ages (5-8 and 7-16), so students may choose the program that best suits their needs.  Registration deadline is two weeks prior to the start date.