Elephant Fountain at the Audubon Zoo

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Exploring Nature in New Orleans

The Audubon Nature Institute has 3 amazing facilities located in New Orleans: the Audubon Zoo, the Aquarium of the Americas and the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. more »


Wilmington School of Ballet

Elsa’s Princess Ballet & Tea Party at the Scottish Rite Auditorium

Your favorite winter princesses will lead a sing along and host a storybook ballet performance for two shows May 9th at 12:30 & 3:30 at the Scottish Rite Auditorium. more »


Join Cape Fear Museum for a Star Party

Join Cape Fear Museum, Carolina Beach State Park and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and astronomy-themed activities on Friday, April 24, from 7:00-10:30 p.m. at Carolina Beach State Park more »



WSO to Host Free Family Concert

The Wilmington Symphony Orchestra is pleased to host the annual Free Family Concert featuring the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra and Junior Strings, on Sunday, April 26th at 4 p.m. in Kenan Auditorium. more »



Healthy "Hamburger Helper" Recipe

A family meal that is easy to prepare and better for you without all of the processed chemicals found in the boxed brand. more »


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Spring Family Movie Preview

We preview the highlights and trailers of family movies to be released this spring. more »



Busch Gardens’ Announces New Coaster Thrill Attraction, Tempesto

Busch Gardens’ newest thrill attraction, Tempesto™, debuts April 25 at Busch Gardens, Williamsburg. more »


Are You Raising a Narcissist?

Children raised by parents who overvalue them are more likely to be narcissists. more »


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Brandy Metzger

De-clutter Your Home Slowly

365 Days Organized Home Challenge offers Ideas for de-cluttering and organizing your home slowly over the course of a year. more »


Positions Available at Wilmington Parent

Wilmington Parent - Seaside Media has immediate openings for several positions more »

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Girl Scouts’ Operation Cookie Drop Supports Troops

Girl Scouts, North Carolina Coastal Pines is hoping to collect enough donations to send 100,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies to men and women deployed from home during its 2015 Cookie sale more »

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Sticker Club is a Fun Learning Experience for Kids

About a month ago my 6 year old daughter received a piece of mail from a friend asking her to participate in something called "sticker club". more »


Enrich Culinary Endeavours with Raddish

Raddish subscription boxes introduce kids to international cuisine and cooking skills. more »

Family FInds


Slow Cooked BBQ Pulled Chicken Great for Busy Families

A few simple ingredients makes a delicious meal cooked in the slow cooker. more »



Honest Company offers affordable, environmentally friendly products

The Honest Company offers affordable., environmentally friendly products for Baby, Home and Health more »

Family FInds

DIY: Make Your Own Hair Ties

Fold over elastic hair ties are very popular and easy to make. more »



Kids Eat Free in Wilmington

Check out this list of restaurants where your kids can eat for free! more »

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    Using the popularity of modern first person shooter video games among today’s youth, Battlefield Live Wilmington can promote an activity that fosters social interaction and physical activity. more »

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    Giggles Drop-in Childcare Summer Camp

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