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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Events

By Katie M

Happy Hump Day, Smarty Readers! With MLK Day and yesterday's snow day, it seems like the weekend just ended, and now we are already looking forward to next weekend. Wahoo! The High Point Museum has a bunch of great events to consider, including an informational sessions for parents of rising Kindergarteners on Monday, Jan. 26. Below are some other great family ideas. If you know of an event that we forgot to list, by all means add it below. Have a great rest of your short week!

Discount Friday Night
Friday, Jan. 23 from 4-8 p.m
Children's Museum of Winston-Salem
Bring the whole family for fun at the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem and enjoy discounted admission of $3 per person.

Family Friday Night Bingo
Friday, Jan. 23 from 6-7:30 p.m
Greensboro Children's Museum
Join the GCM for a fun night of family Bingo and a chance to win lots of fun prizes. Free with museum admission, $6.

"Peter and the Wolf Meet Alice in Wonderland"
Saturday, Jan. 24 from 2-4 p.m
K.R. Williams Auditorium/WSSU, 601 S. Martin Luther King Drive, W-S.
The Winston-Salem Symphony and dancers from the High Point Ballet join forces to bring the charming tale of "Peter and the Wolf" to life on stage. The concert includes another timeless children's story - "Alice in Wonderland." Adults $9; ages 13 and under, $5.

Children's Museum presents OH BABY! New Item Sale
Saturday, Jan. 24 at 5 pm
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
New and expecting parents can find great items at this event featuring vendors from across the region that deal with products specifically for newborns. Contact for details about being a Vendor. Advance tickets sold at the Welcome Desk starting January 5. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Cost: Vendor Spots are $100; Tickets are $5. Need more information? 336-723-9111 ext. 211

Kickoff to Kindergarten: Parent Days
High Point Museum
Monday, Jan. 26 from 11 am to 1 pm, and 5 pm to 7 pm
Calling all parents of pre-schoolers! Representatives from Guilford County Schools and other community resources will be available to answer questions and give you all the information you need to register and prepare your child for pre-school or Kindergarten. This free, drop-in event is co-sponsored by United Way of Greater High Point Children’s Initiatives, Guilford Child Development, Guilford Partnership for Children, Guilford County Schools, Get Healthy Guilford, the Junior League of High Point, and the Greensboro Children’s Museum.

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Dorothy said...

My husband saw me reading this and suggested I add the Twin City Cyclones VS Fayetteville Firantz at LJVM Coliseum. It is this Friday night at 7:30pm.

Gretchen said...

Kathleen Clay Edwards Library in Greensboro has a Musik Garten class this Saturday. 9:30-10am or 10:15-10:50am.

Katie M said...

Good stuff! Thanks Gretchen and Dorothy (and Dorothy's husband!)

Katie M said...

O Baby Organics is having storytime at its store at 1p.m. on SAturday. Located at 33 Miller Street, WS

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