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Jun
9
Sat
Puppet Show for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program Kick Off @ Carrboro Branch Library
Jun 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Puppet Show performance for the Libraries Rock Summer Reading Programs Kick Off. Come see a puppet show and make a paper bag puppet. Carrboro Library June 9th, Saturday 10:30-11:30 am. Recommended ages 4-8 years. Carrboro Library located inside McDougle Middle School at 900 Old Fayetteville Road Chapel Hill 27516. Additional performance at the Hillsborough Library on Friday, June 15th at 2:00 located at 137 W. Margaret Lane Hillsborough 27278. FREE. Puppet Show Incorporated is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization. https://www.puppetshowinc.org/

Jun
17
Sun
Father’s Day Prime Rib Dinner @ City Kitchen
Jun 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Come celebrate all the incredible men in your life this Father’s Day at City Kitchen. We will be hosting a delicious dinner in honor of these fantastic gentlemen. Our featured special for the evening will be a decadently juicy PRIME RIB special! We will be offering a 12oz cut of Herb Crusted Prime Rib in a red wine demi-glace with horseradish cream,parmesan mashed potatoes, and roasted asparagus for $30! You can even make it a surf and turf with an shrimp scampi skewer for $5!

This special will have limited availability, so we encourage you to reserve your order with your reservation if you are interested. We’ll also be offering $4.50 draft beers ALL DAY LONG!

Jun
23
Sat
Music in the Meadow @ Great Meadow Park
Jun 23 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy the outdoors, kick back and relax with friends at Briar Chapel’s annual Music in the Meadow concert series in Great Meadow Park. With great live music by Push Play, delicious food and a bunch of your best buddies, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer evening. And why not make a day of it with our Resident for a Day program? Sign up to spend the whole day enjoying our trails, parks and pool, and then chill for the live music and food trucks that evening.

Jul
1
Sun
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Kidzu Childrens Museum
Jul 1 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Puppet Show Incorporated presents a Story Time, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by Eric Carle’s popular book The Grouchy Ladybug at various community locations. Recommended ages are 4-9. Cost: Free at Carrboro Library, Hillsborough Library and GiGi’s Plahouse. Pay What You Can Sunday at Kidzu Childrens Museum.
Dates & Times:
Kidzu Children’s Museum Sunday, July 1st 1:30-2:30
Carrboro Library Saturday July 7th 10:30-11:30
GiGi’s Playhouse Down’s Syndrome Achievement Center Raleigh Saturday, July 21st
10:30-11:30 * registration required due to space limits
Hillsborough Library Sunday, July 22nd 2:00-3:00

Jul
7
Sat
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Carrboro Branch Library
Jul 7 all-day

Puppet Show Incorporated presents a Story Time, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by Eric Carle’s popular book The Grouchy Ladybug at various community locations. Recommended ages are 4-9. Cost: Free at Carrboro Library, Hillsborough Library and GiGi’s Plahouse. Pay What You Can Sunday at Kidzu Childrens Museum.

Dates & Times:

Carrboro Branch Library Saturday July 7th 10:30-11:30
GiGi’s Playhouse Down’s Syndrome Achievement Center Raleigh Saturday, July 21st
10:30-11:30 * registration required due to space limits
Hillsborough Library Sunday, July 22nd 2:00-3:00

Jul
16
Mon
RECONSTRUCTING FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER: MARY SHELLEY’S WORLD IN PRINT @ Saltarelli Exhibit Room, Wilson Library, UNC Campus
Jul 16 – Aug 26 all-day

This year readers worldwide celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s pioneering novel. The first local celebration is “Reconstructing Frankenstein’s Monster: Mary Shelley’s World in Print,” an exhibit of Frankenstein-related rare books and medical items, curated by UNC-Chapel Hill honors students, held at the Saltarelli Exhibit Room in Wilson Library at UNC-CH. The exhibit opens with a celebration Thursday, April 26, from 5:30 pm till 7:00 pm, and remains on display until August 26. Wilson Library’s hours are M-F 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, and Sun 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The address is 200 South Road, Chapel Hill NC 27515; phone 919-962-3765. Free and open to the public. Audio-cast guides available for adults and children.

Jul
28
Sat
Music in the Meadow @ Great Meadow Park
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy the outdoors, kick back and relax with friends at Briar Chapel’s annual Music in the Meadow concert series in Great Meadow Park. With great live music by Rubberband, delicious food and a bunch of your best buddies, it’s the perfect way to spend a summer evening. And why not make a day of it with our Resident for a Day program? Sign up to spend the whole day enjoying our trails, parks and pool, and then chill for the live music and food trucks that evening.

Aug
4
Sat
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Carrboro Branch Library
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – Aug 20 @ 11:30 am

Storytime, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by the book Mind Your Manners B.B. Wolf by Judy Sierra. Recommended ages 4-9. At the following locations: Carrboro Branch Library Saturday, August 4th 10:30-11:30; Kidzu Children’s Museum Sunday, August 5th 1:30-2:30; GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center Raleigh Saturday, August 18th 10:30-11:30; Hillsborough Library Monday, August 20th 4:00-5:00 pm.

Aug
5
Sun
Story Time, Puppet Show and Art Activity @ Kidzu Children's Museum
Aug 5 @ 10:30 am – Aug 20 @ 11:30 am

Storytime, Puppet Show and Make and Take Art Activity inspired by the book Mind Your Manners B.B. Wolf by Judy Sierra. Recommended ages 4-9. At the following locations: Carrboro Branch Library Saturday, August 4th 10:30-11:30, Kidzu Children’s Museum Sunday, August 5th 1:30-2:30 , GiGi’s Playhouse Down Syndrome Achievement Center Raleigh Saturday, August 18th 10:30-11:30, Hillsborough Library Monday, August 20th 4:00-5:00 pm Free