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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Smarty Scoop on Weekend Activities!

By Jennifer J

We’re over the hump, Smarties! Here’s the scoop on some fun fall activities to enjoy with your family this weekend. This weekend there are not one, but TWO Touch-A-Truck events, so whether you live in Winston-Salem or Greensboro, there’s a Touch-A-Truck happening in your neck of the woods!

Paws to Read
Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
October 15, 11:00am
Free with admission to museum, $7.
Storytime is made even better when you’re joined by the therapy-certified dogs of the Winston-Salem Dog Training Club. Kiddies will be able to pet the dogs, watch them perform special tricks and even have the opportunity to read to them!

Center City Cinema
Center City Park, downtown Greensboro
October 15, 8:00pm
What’s fun for school-age kids? An outdoor movie in the park! Enjoy a picnic in Center City Park before settling down to watch a free showing of kid-friendly “Akeelah and the Bee.” Popcorn and candy available for purchase.

Jamestown Elementary Fall Festival
Jamestown Elementary, 108 Potter Drive, Jamestown
October 16, 12:00pm-10:00pm
Celebrate fall at a festival with games, rides, food and vendors. Admission is free; rides and other activities have small fees.

Harvest Hoedown

Greensboro Children’s Museum
October 16, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Get out your boots and bandanas for some good, ol’ country fun. The Nut Bush Ramblers will be performing bluegrass while you chow down on a BBQ dinner. There will be hayrides, farm animals, square dancing and fall crafts. $15 per person/$20 at the door. Children under two, free.

Touch-A-Truck, 2 Locations:
What young child doesn’t love an opportunity to sit in the driver’s seat of the gleaming cab of a freight truck or see what it’s like to run in the tipper of a dump truck? This weekend, there’s no reason to miss out because there’s a Touch-A-Truck event taking place near you!
1)Children’s Museum of Winston-Salem
October 17, 1:00pm-5:00pm
$5 per person for members and non-members, includes admission to museum.
2)Festival Park, Davie St., downtown Greensboro
October 17, 12:00pm-4:00pm
$5 or $15 for group of four, children under 2 free.
Featuring music by Big Bang Boom and other children’s activities.
Sponsored by Junior League of Greensboro.

Get out and enjoy this beautiful weather, Smarties!

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