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Here’s a roundup of all the exciting festival happenings your family will be sure to enjoy! Read more

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Frightfully fun family friendly events in and around Wilmington Read more

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YMCA

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Kids and families are invited to come out for some pick-up soccer and flag football at our Midtown branch. The Y will also host family basketball from 11:00am-12:00pm in its gymnasium. Read more

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September is a busy month, especially when it comes to all the fun, family-friendly events offered throughout the Wilmington area. Read more

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Splashpad

Annesophia Richards

Here’s a rundown of the local pools and splash pads where you can take your little ones to cool off and escape from the heat! Read more

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Cape Fearless Extreme

Looking for an exciting and challenging, family friendly aerial adventure? Look no further than Cape Fearless Extreme, an aerial adventure park located in Riegelwood, NC, just 20 miles west of Downtown Wilmington, North Carolina! Read more

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Pumpkin Patch

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Here are some local patches currently brimming with pumpkins and Fall activities! Read more

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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 Read more

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There are many free, family friendly Independence Day celebrations happening in the coming week all around the Port City. Read more

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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. Read more

Parenting

This impressive disc swing allows kids to spin, swing, or simply spread out and relax! Enter to win a free Web Riderz Web Swing! Read more

Family Finds

Goat - Be Life Farm

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

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Climb Tree

Kristi West

Although some parents may tend to steer their children away from a potentially risky outdoor activity like climbing trees, research has shown that tree climbing is in fact a healthy endeavor for children. Read more

Family

Here are several nearby opportunities where kids and adults alike can enjoy the thrills of sledding and skating. Read more

Day Trips

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Fall has arrived in the Port City, and with it comes many local, family-friendly autumn festivities. Read more

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Wrightsville Beach Park and Hugh MacRae Park have transformed their previous children’s play areas into new, inclusive playgrounds. Read more

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There are a variety of free family friendly 4th of July festivities happening this weekend in both Wilmington and surrounding areas. Read more

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Pool-Noodle-Fun

Annesophia Richards

Here are a few crafty ideas of ways to use those pool noodles outside this summer. Read more

Family

strawberry picking

Brandy Metzger

We are fortunate to have several local pick-your-own strawberry farms so close by, and now is the perfect time to take your family for a visit. Read more

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Two Wilmington families take on an 8 week challenge working with local Fitness, Nutrition and Wellness experts to achieve a healthier lifestyle. Read more

Fit Family Challenge 2016