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Fun activities for the next few weeks

Posted March 25, 2010

Fun Activites for the Next Few Weeks

Here are some activites in the area as well as some day trips for the next few weeks and during Spring Break. Have fun!

3-D Easter Adventure at Toys R Us from 12-2 this Saturday at participating stores – FREE

Lowe’s Home Improvement has a free kids clinic this Saturday where your kids will learn to build a cool kaleidoscope. At the clinic on April 10, the kids will build a mini baseball game.

Lots of events at Marbles Museum in the next couple weeks including Nano Days.

See a preview of Cinderella at Marbles Kids Museum at 1, 2 or 3 pm this Sunday by the North Carolina Theatre Conservatory. Cost is $5 per person, which includes admission to the museum. After the play, kids can meet the characters.

$2 admission to Marbles every 3rd Tuesday sponsored by Target.

Day Trips (some offer reciprocity- see link in the gray box)
Museum of Life and Science in Durham
NC Zoo in Asheboro
NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh
Fort Fisher Aquarium and day trip to the beach in Kure Beach

Kids eat free page on Go Ask Mom! The link is on my Smart Shopper blog.

Start planting vegetable seeds indoor for your garden in small containers like egg cartons.

Take a look on my blog at the article I posted last week with 25 ways to enjoy frugal fun for many more ideas.

Go Ask Mom just posted a great list of Easter and Spring Break activities as well!


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  • Faye Prosser - Smart Shopper Mar 26, 2010

    hi wralfan - I recommend you start by reading the info on this site:


    I'll start posting info and pictures about our garden soon. Happy planting!

  • wralfan1 Mar 26, 2010

    I was asking many people when to start seeding in this state. Now I got an answer.
    Thank you so much.
    Can you start a section on when to seed? What you seeded(Wren and Martin :-( ), how is it is growing....