Make a Note :

Marbles will close at 3pm on Saturday, April 26 to prepare for Marbles Imagination Ball.

In the Spotlight

Playdate with an Artist "Flights of Fancy" with Beth Lake
April 23, 24, 27 & 30
May 1, 4 & 6 
Spring is in the air! Join Beth Lake, May’s Playdate with an Artist resident, and let your imagination take flight. Build beautiful birds out of creative materials, take home a mini masterpiece and leave your mark on larger birds that will prominently perch in Hideaway Grove. This project is funded in part by the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission.

Calendar

Every day at Marbles is an adventure. On many days, we offer programmed activities and events to enhance the fun and learning. Click a day or month on the calendar to see what activities are planned.

Marbles Kids Museum & Corner Store Hours: 
Monday 9am-12pm for family play only; no outside groups. (open all day on WCPSS holidays)
Tuesday – Sunday 9am-5pm
Open until 7pm every Thursday and on First Friday

Thursday, Apr 3

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Spring Sprouts

We’ll ‘sprout’ some knowledge about fruits, veggies and flowers in Castaway Cove Kids Garden. 

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Twilight $2 Thursday

Museum open 'til 7. Just $2 after 3. Presented by Terminix.

Friday, Apr 4

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Juggling Jamboree

Come one, come all! Beginners and experts alike – join us for some juggling fun! 

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First Friday Kids Camp

Drop your kids off at Marbles for an evening of fun on their own while you dine, shop or simply relax.

Saturday, Apr 5

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Leapin' Lemurs

Join Duke Lemur Center at Marbles and learn all about lemurs, the most endangered group of mammals on the planet. 

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Bubble-ology

Immerse yourself in the fun and science of bubbles!

Monday, Apr 7

All Day

Museum Closed

Marbles will be closed on Monday, April 7 for maintenance. 

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Mondays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

Tuesday, Apr 8

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Science Solvers: Ooey Gooey Science Lab

Experiment, explore, discover, and get elbow deep in all things ooey and gooey like polymer worms, water beads, foam explosions and slippery slime!

Wednesday, Apr 9

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Baby Time - Session 4 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Preschoolers Discover - Session 7 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 2.5-4 years and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Explore with your child in a hands-on, hands-in playful way and watch as they develop and discover the wonders of science, language, math and more! Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Juggle Jamboree

Come one, come all! Beginners and experts alike – join us for some high-energy juggling fun!

Thursday, Apr 10

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Science Solvers: Ooey Gooey Science Lab

Experiment, explore, discover, and get elbow deep in all things ooey and gooey like polymer worms, water beads, foam explosions and slippery slime!

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Twilight $2 Thursday

Museum open 'til 7. Just $2 after 3. Presented by Terminix. 

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Artrageous: Anything But Brushes

We'll use our brains but no brushes to make Marbleous art in Art Loft. 

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Toddlers Together - Session 1 on Thursday Evenings (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

Friday, Apr 11

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Net's Up

The volleyball net is up in Curiosity Square! Get your heart pumping at recess Marbles style. 

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

Saturday, Apr 12

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Artrageous: Anything But Brushes

We'll use our brains but no brushes to make Marbleous art in Art Loft. 

Sunday, Apr 13

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Artrageous: Anything But Brushes

We'll use our brains but no brushes to make Marbleous art in Art Loft. 

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Oaks & Spokes Kidical Mass

Team Marbles will be heading to Kidical Mass at 212 East Franklin Street (a mile north of the museum), where kids of all ages and their parents "take over" Raleigh on bikes!  

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Family Fun Night

Join us for this after-hours event for children with special needs that offers the opportunity to experience Marbles in a calmer, quieter environment.

Monday, Apr 14

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Mondays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

Tuesday, Apr 15

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Net's Up

The volleyball net is up in Curiosity Square! Get your heart pumping at recess Marbles style. 

Wednesday, Apr 16

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Baby Time - Session 4 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Preschoolers Discover - Session 7 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 2.5-4 years and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Explore with your child in a hands-on, hands-in playful way and watch as they develop and discover the wonders of science, language, math and more! Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Science Solvers: Ooey Gooey Science Lab

Experiment, explore, discover, and get elbow deep in all things ooey and gooey like polymer worms, water beads, foam explosions and slippery slime!

Thursday, Apr 17

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Sing! Dance! Play!

Join Jammin' Baby, a presenter of Music Together®, for musical fun and exploration.

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Radical Recess: Juggle Jamboree

Come one, come all! Beginners and experts alike – join us for some high-energy juggling fun!

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Thursdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Twilight $2 Thursday

Museum open 'til 7. Just $2 after 3. Presented by Terminix.

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MakeShop: Tinker Time

Create and innovate on a whole new level. Follow your imagination when building, tinkering, designing and more in IdeaWorks. 

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Toddlers Together - Session 1 on Thursday Evenings (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

Friday, Apr 18

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Elementary School's Out Camp (Sold Out)

Turn the next day off from school into an adventure at School's Out Camp—fun-filled days of museum play and unique classroom activities. This camp is sold out.

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Artrageous: Circles, Spots & Polka Dots

Art in circles! Paint, draw, stamp and more in Curiosity Square. The only rule is that it's round. 

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Science Solvers: Ooey Gooey Science Lab

Experiment, explore, discover, and get elbow deep in all things ooey and gooey like polymer worms, water beads, foam explosions and slippery slime!

Saturday, Apr 19

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Science Solvers: Egg Drop Challenge

Engineer a structure to help a raw egg survive a drop in Hideaway Grove. 

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Pet Vet Play Day

Future vets and animal lovers! Play in one of your favorite exhibits in a whole new way, and explore careers in pet health at FutureVet®.

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Artrageous: Anything But Brushes

We'll use our brains but no brushes to make Marbleous art in Art Loft. 

Sunday, Apr 20

All Day

Museum Closed, IMAX Open

Marbles Kids Museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 20. IMAX at Marbles will be open.

Monday, Apr 21

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Mondays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

Tuesday, Apr 22

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Artrageous: Circles, Spots & Polka Dots

Art in circles! Paint, draw, stamp and more in Curiosity Square. The only rule is that it's round. 

Wednesday, Apr 23

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Baby Time - Session 4 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Preschoolers Discover - Session 7 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 2.5-4 years and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Explore with your child in a hands-on, hands-in playful way and watch as they develop and discover the wonders of science, language, math and more! Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Juggle Jamboree

Come one, come all! Beginners and experts alike – join us for some high-energy juggling fun!

Thursday, Apr 24

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Let's Make Music

There are all sorts of ways to make music! Featuring a special appearance by a character from Sesame Street Live. 

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Thursdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Twilight $2 Thursday

Museum open 'til 7. Just $2 after 3. Presented by Terminix.

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Energy Innovators: It's Electric!

Explore electricity! From snap circuits to solar car races and sun-driven crickets, come power up your electricity smarts.

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Toddlers Together - Session 1 on Thursday Evenings (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

Friday, Apr 25

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Fridays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Net's Up

The volleyball net is up in Curiosity Square! Get your heart pumping at recess Marbles style. 

Saturday, Apr 26

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Grow Our Garden!

Ring in Spring with garden planting, tasting and fairy house making!

Museum Closing at 3pm for Marbles Imagination Ball

The museum will close at 3pm on Saturday, April 26 in preparation for Marbles Imagination Ball.

Sunday, Apr 27

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Energy Innovators: It's Electric!

Explore electricity! From snap circuits to solar car races and sun-driven crickets, come power up your electricity smarts.

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Radical Recess: Net's Up

The volleyball net is up in Curiosity Square! Get your heart pumping at recess, Marbles style.

Monday, Apr 28

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Toddlers Together - Session 4 on Mondays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

Tuesday, Apr 29

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Baby Time - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Toddlers Together - Session 7 on Tuesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 13-30 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Gather together for this playful group time with action songs and finger play, followed by hands-on exploration where toddlers develop social, cognitive and motor skills in fun and creative ways. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Story Explorers

Cozy up as we journey through the magical world of reading. We’ll listen together and use our imaginations to bring stories to life in Ready, Set, School. 

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Radical Recess: Juggle Jamboree

Come one, come all! Beginners and experts alike – join us for some high-energy juggling fun!

Wednesday, Apr 30

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Baby Time - Session 4 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 0-12 months and a grown-up | 4-week series
$15 for members | $35 for non-members
Bond with baby as you introduce him/her to sensory experiences alongside a Marbles baby play expert. Discover a new world of play together at Marbles! Sponsored by Carolina Parent Magazine. Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Preschoolers Discover - Session 7 on Wednesdays (SOLD OUT)

Ages 2.5-4 years and a grown-up | 4-week series
$20 for members | $40 for non-members
Explore with your child in a hands-on, hands-in playful way and watch as they develop and discover the wonders of science, language, math and more! Pre-registration required. This session is sold out.

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Science Solvers: Ooey Gooey Science Lab

Experiment, explore, discover, and get elbow deep in all things ooey and gooey like polymer worms, water beads, foam explosions and slippery slime!