Come out to the Cape Fear Botanical Garden for a Star Spangled Day! Dress in your best red, white and blue and bring your whole family to celebrate independence on Sunday July 2nd from 12-5p.m. Dark House Duo will be playing country-southern rock cover tunes from 1-4 p.m. Food trucks will be on site and there […]

Come out and Support Task Force Dagger at the World of Beer Inaugural Mile on June 24th! Cost is $30 preregistered, and all registration money goes to Task Force Dagger, and organization that focuses helping special operations members and their families. Registration starts Saturday morning at 9 a.m. and the first group goes at 9:30 […]

Interested in a skeet and trap league? Summer (June 18th-Aug 13th) and Fall (September 10th-November 5th) Leagues are still open for registration at Clay Target Center (651 E. Manchester RD, Spring Lake). The league meets for 8 weeks on Sundays, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Pot luck lunch will be held after each league. High […]

Looking for something to do with Dad this Fathers Day? Bring him out to Dragon Lanes on Fort Bragg for free bowling June 18th from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m.! Fathers get free bowling with a paying child under 16 years of age, up to 3 games! This event is open to the public. *Shoe […]

Summer is in full swing and you know what that means: lots of opportunity to soak up the sunshine without worrying about school hours, time for family activities and endless backyard barbecues! If you’ve been a reader for awhile then you’ve undoubtedly seen a fair few of my barbecue related posts in the past. My […]

Plan your family vacations now! The Blue Star Museum Program offers military families free admission to over 2,000 museums and historical sites across the country. There is something for the whole family! Whether you like nature, science, or aquariums, Blue Star Museums offers something for everyone! This program is part of the National Endowment for […]

Fayetteville has three swimming pools open for the summer season. They are Westover Aquatic Center (266 Bonanza Dr), Ronnie “Chase” Chalmers Pool (1520 Slater Ave), and Keith A. Bates Pool (4945 Rosehill Rd). The pools hours will be Tuesday through Sunday from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. In addition, the Keith Bates Pool has public […]

Come out and celebrate Dad with Father’s Day Brunch at Iron Mike Convention Center (2658 Reilly Rd) on June 18th from 11am-2pm! A special meal will be provided so come out and show Dad how special he is! The cost is $9.95 for children 6-11, and adults are $19.95. Children 5 and under are free. […]

Sign up for the CYS Youth Fishing Derby! The derby will be held June 10th from 8 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. at McFayden Pond. This event is open to the public, ages 5-15. Registration is required and the deadline to register is June 5th. A parent must accompany the youth during the derby. Parents cannot […]

Come out to Lake Rim Park (dates below) for Dinosaurs in the Dirt! Children will get a brief introduction to dinosaurs followed by digging for “dinosaur bones”! Shovels, buckets, dinosaurs and “bones” will be provided. The cost is free. Groups can use the contact information below to set up a private program. Call to register […]