Fun Ideas, Camp Experiences & New Giveaways

By Katie Moosbrugger

Check out what we’re featuring in today’s Sunday Spotlight:

~ Carolinas Aviation Museum
~ Piedmont Earth Day Fair
~ Merriwood Christian Camp
~ Green Acres Gala at Greensboro Children’s Museum
~ New Giveaways from Blue Line Farm and Mosquito Authority of the Triad
~ The Winner of Our Last Giveaway
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Carolinas Aviation Museum

Located alongside the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, Carolinas Aviation Museum is celebrating 25 years as one of the South’s premier aviation museums. Unique exhibitions tell stories dating back to the very beginnings of flight, while exploring the high-tech world of contemporary aviation. Walk through the indoor hangar deck and get face-to-face with an F-14 Super Tomcat, DC-3 commercial airliner, CH-46 helicopter transport, and Flight 1549—The Miracle on the Hudson, the US Airways Airbus A320 that successfully landed in the Hudson River. Aviators of all ages can create their own adventure by climbing into the cockpit of an F-4 Phantom or Boeing 727. Get ready to experience the wonders of aviation and the stories of the aviators who flew into history. Museum is open 7 days a week and offers a variety of STEM-related educational experiences and special programs for individuals and groups. Visit www.carolinasaviation.org or call 704.997.3770 for more details.

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April 21 – Piedmont Earth Day Fair

Families are invited to a FREE community celebration – the annual Earth Day Fair – on Saturday, April 21, 2017 from 10AM – 4 PM at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds. The festival, hosted by local non-profit organization Piedmont Environmental Alliance, is packed with family-friendly activities and programs, great food and music, and interesting exhibits – all free to the public.

The Fair’s top-notch children’s activities will include arts and crafts, face-painting, yoga and more. Community partners such as Kaleideum, Sawtooth School for Visual Art, and Art for Art’s Sake will offer featured activities, and dozens of other exhibitors will provide creative activities to get kids thinking about the environment. Children who participate in several activities can win a prize when they redeem an “eco stamp card” at the PEA booth. A $5 donation at the entrance gets you a free lemonade, popcorn and facepainting!

Click HERE to view the Facebook event.

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True Camp Experience!

Are you looking for a safe, positive, camp experience for your child that will promote autonomy and independence with challenging activities, all in a positive environment?

Merriwood Christian Camp (in Clemmons) offers quality, co-ed, age-specific programming for rising 1st graders through graduating seniors. Their facility offers Day Camps, Junior Weeks, Middle School Weeks, and Teen Week… all on-site!

Day Camp activities include bounce house, fishing, paddle-boating, swimming, crafts, Bible Class, balloon animals and face painting, nature trail walks and more! Overnight camps include 48-foot climbing wall, disc golf, archery, riflery, mountain biking, blob and water obstacle course, team building, outdoor cooking, model rocketry, high ropes, chapel times, and more! At MCC, campers will meet new friends, enjoy nature and outdoors, be mentored by quality summer counselors, and be challenged with Biblical principles.

Check site for video, overview, and registration link: www.campmerriwood.net.

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Green Acres Gala at the Greensboro Children’s Museum

Presented by The Greensboro Center For Pediatric Dentistry on Friday, May 18, 2018.

Join the best from Greensboro’s food scene for an amazing night of dinner, drinks, and dancing to benefit the Greensboro Children’s Museum. This adult-only event (21+) features local chefs, brewers, and distillers all showcasing craft beverages and delicious dishes.  Crafted, The Fresh Market, GIA, Home Slice, Luv2Cook Catering, Mark’s, MJ’s, Melt, Undercurrent, Pho Hien Vuong, 1618, Mystery and Preyer Breweries and TOPO Organic Spirits are just a few that will be there providing deliciousness throughout the evening.

While you’re nibbling, enjoy live music by Jazz Revolution, win big using mobile bidding in the silent auction, and try your luck by playing the ‘Giving Tree’ sponsored by Triad Financial Advisors.

Sponsorships and individual tickets ($75) are available at sales.gcmuseum.com/donation.aspx.  Supporting the power of play has never been so much fun!

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New Giveaways!

We announce two new giveaways today:
~ Win a Free Week of Camp at Blue Line Farm. To enter this giveaway CLICK HERE.
~ Win Two Free Treatments from Mosquito Authority of the Triad. Two winners will be announced. To enter this giveaway, CLICK HERE.

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Winner of Our Last Giveaway!

Congrats to Sondra Harahan! She is the lucky winner of the Buckhead Betties loot pictured to the right! Sondra, please email Katie@TriadMomsOnMain.com to find out how you can claim this prize. And if you didn’t win – no worries – the Buckhead Betties sale continues through April 20 with amazing products and prices. For more info, visit our post HERE.

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*Today’s Sunday Spotlight is sponsored by Carolinas Aviation Museum, Piedmont Earth Day Fair, Merriwood Christian Camp, and the Greensboro Children’s Museum

 


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