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The Durham County Board of Elections in conjunction with Durham County Kids Voting is formally announcing the first ever Kids ‘I Voted’ Sticker contest for Durham County. The winning design will be chosen by Durham County students in grades K-12 and will be given to kids attending the polls with their parents. The deadline to […]

Children ages 5 to 11 can now receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. The Food and Drug Administration has authorized a lower dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children in this age group, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend all children 5–11 get the vaccine to protect against serious illness […]

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers free summer meals to kids across North Carolina. The program is similar to the School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, except meals are free to all kids that come to a registered summer meals site. The NC Department of Public Instruction manages the program in North Carolina. Additional […]

Have last-minute Christmas shopping to do? Need to wrap some presents? Drop off your kids to celebrate the first day of winter with fun nature crafts and get a couple of hours to yourself! This program takes place on Sunday, December 13 from 1 to 3 p.m. and costs $4. It is open to participants […]

Coats Cause We Care provides new or gently used/clean coats for children in the Raleigh area. Our goal is to provide 500 coats to children in need! How do I get involved? Volunteer as a Coat Captain Gather new or gently used/clean coats on hangers from your friends, neighbors, your place of work and or your closet. […]

Everyone loves the holidays – especially kids. So, we thought it would be interesting, and hopefully entertaining, to watch Wake Forest-area children share their thoughts and perspectives on what is commonly referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year.” Between now and Friday, Oct. 23, the Town of Wake Forest is inviting parents […]

Face coverings are an additional step to help slow the spread of COVID-19 when combined with everyday preventive actions and social distancing in public settings. Here are the top seven things you should know. 1. Do all students have to wear face coverings? Yes, face coverings are required for all students inside school buildings and […]

Join us at Sanderford Road Park for the financial literary for kids program! Financial literacy for kids is the knowledge, skills and motivation that will best prepare children to achieve their personal financial and life goals. Registration is required. Register online via RecLink using the barcode listed. Prior to registering, please review the Raleigh Parks Know Before You Go. […]

In the P.B.I.R.D.S. program, boys and girls will learn the basic fundamentals of basketball, including passing, ball-handling, intangibles, rebounding, defense, and shooting. Participants will gain new skills and improve their game in a fun and friendly environment. In this virtual class there will be a DPR staff leading you through different drills. To connect virtually […]

Looking for summer meals for your kids in Wake County during the summer? A number of schools and community centers will serve as food distribution sites for Wake County families. Families may pick up food at the locations and times indicated below. Food will be distributed curbside to minimize safety concerns. The food will be […]

Governor Roy Cooper announced that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. After entering their address, parents will receive a text with the location and serving times for nearby pick-up […]

Do you need help finding meals for your child? Text FOODNC to 877-877. After you enter your address, you will get a text back with the location and serving times of nearby sites offering free meals for children ages 18 and younger. Sites are set up across NC.       Facebook: The Karen Clark […]