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Fayette-Mom: Fun for Fayetteville families

Posted August 27, 2014

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— School is back in session, but there’s still plenty of fun, kid-friendly things to do in the Fayetteville area on this Labor Day weekend. As always, feel free to send me your event listing at jjoyner@wral.com. 

One last hooray at Fayetteville’s only pubic pool, located at Seabrook Park. The pool will be open 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. The last day of the pool season is Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fees are $1 for ages 12 and under, and $2 for agues 13 and up. The city’s Splash Pad, located at 500 Fisher Street, will be open through Sept. 13. Visit Fayetteville's parks website for more details.

The 8th Annual Librari-Con will be held at Cumberland County’s Headquarters Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday. The library, located at 300 Maiden Lane, plays host to a free, family-friendly anime, comic and science fiction mini-convention. Look for anime viewing, panel presentations, writing workshops and more. Find more information, visit the Cumberland County library website.

How cool is this: The Cape Fear Regional Theatre is hosting a costume yard sale! Folks can buy costumes and props from the theatre’s extensive collection. The sale is 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, at the theater, located at 1209 Hay St. Questions? Call 910-323-4234.

Is it me, or is the Roller Derby a very happening thing lately? Or maybe it’s always been happening, and I’m just new to the party. Any-who, I bet my kids would love to see The Rogue Rollergirls take on the Cape Fear Roller Girls at the Crown Arena, 5 p.m., Saturday. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for kids ages 8 to 15. Children under 7 admitted free! 

Mazarick Park is hosting “Nature Fun Time” at 2 p.m., Saturday. Kids ages 3 to 10 are invited for animal stories, games and crafts. Cost is $1. Pre-register at 910-433-1547.
 

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  • babbleon Aug 28, 2014

    See you at Libraricon!