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2015 High Country Easter Events

Easter is arriving soon. There are lots of fun family events in and around the High Country. Check out the events.  March 23: Easter Egg Festival & Hunt at Memorial Park in Blowing Rock. Annual fun for … [Read More...]

Free Pancakes at IHOP

FREE Pancakes at IHOP on March 3, 2015

Celebrate National Pancake Day with your family at our IHOP in Boone! You can visit for breakfast, lunch or have breakfast for dinner. Since beginning its National Pancake Day celebration in 2006, IHOP … [Read More...]

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High Country Family Weekend Events February 28 – March 1

Did you build a snowman this week? Lots of snow in the High Country. What is happening this weekend in the High Country for families? We wish you all a wonderful weekend! February 28: 1. Free Sledding at … [Read More...]

Great Friend to Families

Nominations Accepted: Children’s Playhouse Great Friend to Families

Now in its seventh year, the Great Friend to Families award is given annually by The Children’s Playhouse to recognize sustained contributions by individuals to the well-being of young children and their … [Read More...]

NC Dept of Education

Parents Invited to Give Feedback on English and Math Standards

The following is a news release from the NC Department of Public Instruction. We thought parents would want to give their feedback! NC public school parents and community members are invited to go online … [Read More...]