In downtown Raleigh, Marbles Kids Museum hosts a Family Science Olympiad
from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday. Build rockets and pasta bridges, investigate the eclipse, explore matter and learn about earthquakes and volcanoes. There will be a variety of hands-on activities. It’s free with museum admission, which is $7 per person.
Kids can try curling for free during the Triangle Curling Club’s youth open house
from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, at the club’s home in Durham. You’ll get to meet instructors and learn a bit about the sport (which we will be hearing a lot about during the Olympics next month). Kids also can play. (Kids ages 5 to 8 should come with a helmet. A bike helmet is fine).
Starting this month, the City of Raleigh Museum is offering weekly Fayetteville Street Walking Tours at 2 p.m., Saturday. The one-hour, one-mile walking tours will begin and end at the museum every Saturday in 2018 and highlight the people, places, architecture and political movements that make up Raleigh’s more than 200-year history. Tickets, which are available on the day of the tour, are $10 for adults; $4 for kids ages 7 to 17 and free for kids 6 and under. Space is limited.
Get a Canes Fam Pack
to see the 3 p.m., Sunday, Carolina Hurricanes game vs. Calgary. For $60, get a set of two tickets, two hot dogs, two popcorns, two sodas and $10 off entrees at Gonza Tacos y Tequilla. If you go, know that you will need to purchase your tickets in advance. You can do that online.
Transactors Improv offers a family show
, great for grade schoolers and middle schoolers, at 6 p.m., Saturday, at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro. Tickets are between $6 and $10. Performers will take suggestions from the audience as they come up with hilarious skits on the fly.