Kids & Family

Check out these free, kid-friendly ideas for places to visit with your children while they’re out from school! more

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Easter is on its way, and the Wilmington area is hopping with fun, family-friendly egg hunts in the upcoming weeks. more

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St. Patricks Day Parade

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Here's a list of local festivities, an easy craft, and a tasty recipe to help you find the perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the whole family! more

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Keep your kids excited during the Super Bowl with a these fun football party games more



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Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but who says that only grown ups get to celebrate? Several Valentine’s Day events tailored just for children are scheduled in the Wilmington area this February. more

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Soccer Kids Wilmington

The 9-week program focuses on fun, high-energy and development for young children. Each week a new soccer skill, development and character trait is taught through fun games. more

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A list of fun, family-friendly conversation starters that can be passed around or tucked under each guest’s plate at the dinner table. more



Claudia Meza

The entire month is a dedication and celebration of the gifts that those with Down syndrome bring to the world, and the focus is to promote advocacy and inclusion throughout communities across the country. more


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North Carolina State Parks and Recreation

Just in case you need another excuse this week to get outdoors and enjoy the great weather, September 24th through September 30th is officially referred to as Take Your Child Outside Week more

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Landmark Farm Alpacas

Between the bigger cities and towns, there are farmers hard at work in North Carolina bringing tasty treats and educational experiences to local families. A short drive will take you to these real farm experiences. more

Day Trips



When your child comes to you with an itchy bite, here are a few simple and effective natural remedies you can easily find at home. more


Columbus Ships 2

Two replicas of Columbus’s ships, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’ are making a stop in downtown Wilmington. more

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Backyard Camping

A backyard campout allows you to experience all the joys of camping while remaining close to home. more


Goat - Be Life Farm

A free, family-friendly event featuring real baby goats and lots of goat-related activities. more

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Child Sleeping

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Experienced parents and pediatricians agree that establishing daily routines in the lives of young children is extremely important. more


Earth Day

Residents and visitors are invited to attend this free, family-friendly event and enjoy lots of food, beverages, vendors, live entertainment, a children’s zone, and learning center. more

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Rounding out the Spring Break vacation will be a fun Easter weekend filled with Egg Hunts and sugar rushes! Although there is no shortage of eggs to be found all over Wilmington, here are some noteworthy Egg Hunts to check out. more

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Azalea Fest 2

Wilmington’s annual community celebration returns this week with the 70th North Carolina Azalea Festival. Here’s a roundup of all the exciting festival happenings you and your kids will be sure to enjoy! more

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In honor of April Fools’ Day, here’s a round up of 10 fun, kid-friendly tricks that are sure to put a smile on everyone’s face. more


By hosting, families give visiting students the opportunity to experience American life in a loving, nurturing environment: mentoring them and taking them in as their own. more