MLK Birthday Celebration @ Northgate Mall
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join Northgate Mall and NC MomsRising at the 7th annual MLK Birthday Celebration.
Families are invited to Durham for a giant kid-focused birthday party to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King on MLK Day.
Event activities include free English/Spanish story times, arts and crafts, kids’ Zumba, drumming performance, interactive activities, service projects such as a food and clothes drive benefiting Urban Ministries, and birthday cake as we celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy in a way that kids can understand. This event is free and appropriate for ages 0-100.

Family Open House at Triangle Circus Arts @ Triangle Circus Arts
Apr 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn, celebrate and elevate the circus arts community in the Triangle region. This event is bound to be fun for the whole family! Experiential learning, group activities and more. Our space is home to trapeze, aerial fabric, tumbling, juggling, balancing, chinese pole and more!

Annual Easter Brunch Buffet at Parizade @ Parizade
Apr 16 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

Join us for a decadent and family friendly Easter Brunch! It’s that time of year again where we break out the buffet tables and fill them to the brim with all the tasty flavors and classic dishes of Parizade. Full menu will be available soon, but you can expect savory roasted leg of lamb, smoked salmon and trout and a smattering of delicious pastries to grace your plate and palate. Reservations  for children age 10 – 4yrs are discounted at $20, and FREE for 3 & younger. Reserve your seats at the exquisite Easter feast today by calling Parizade or reserve online.

Carolina Shrimp & Grits
Applewood Smoked Bacon & Linked Sausages
Herb Scrambled Eggs
Banana French Toast & Maple Syrup
Hashbrowns with Green Onion & Thyme
Danish, Croissants, & Blueberry Muffins
Greek Salad
Petite Caprese Salad
Moroccan Orange Carrot Salad
Roasted Beets, Citrus & Fennel
Antipasti Salad
Spring Vegetables, Wakame Pearl Cous Cous
Ducktrap Smoked Salmon
Smoked Trout Apple Pecan Tzaziki
Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb with Rosemary & Garlic
Scottish Salmon with Citrus Glase
Beef Stifado with Onions, Leeks, Orange, & Bay
Greek Roast Lemon Chicken
Shrimp Orzo Saganaki
Old Fashion Ham with Brown Sugar & Apricot
Eggplant Parmesan
New Potatoes & Herb Butter
Tiropita & Spanakopita
Roasted Vegetables
Grilled Asparagus with Lemon-Tarragon Vinaigrette
Melon & Berries Greek Yogurt
Assorted Pastries, Sweets & Cookies

Hill Mile @ Durham Academy
Apr 23 all-day

The Hill Center of Durham invites you to the 3rd Annual Mile Race and Kids’ Dash on Sunday, April 23th, 2017.

Three races include:
• One Mile Race & Walk – Chip timing for every skill level & awards for age group winners
• Fleet Feet Fast Mile – Track-based competitive mile, qualifying times: Men – sub 6:00, Women – sub 7:30
• Kids’ Dash – Children 10 and under

Join us for kids activities, food trucks, music and more!

All proceeds from the race will support Student Financial Aid for The Hill Center’s School Year Program.

Girl Power Picture Party @ University Place
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Just in time for Mother’s Day, The League of Women Voters of North Carolina is hosting a #GIRLPOWER Picture Party on Saturday, April 29 from 2-5 p.m. at University Place (201 S. Estes Drive in Chapel Hill). Participants will be invited to dress up as empowering figures like Rosie the Riveter, Wonder Woman, and Notorious RBG, choosing from fun props and posing for pictures at one of four photo stations. Digital images will be sent to participants by e-mail before Mother’s Day.

Tickets are $10 per participant, regardless of age. Participants can purchase tickets in advance at to receive priority in the photo line. Photo proceeds benefit LWVNC.

Mary Parry will be signing copies of her children’s book, Sadie McGrady Runs for President at the #GIRLPOWER Picture Party. A limited quantity of books will be available for sale at the event. Books can be pre-ordered at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill:

Outdoor Movies on the Southern Village Green – Rogue One: A Star Wars Story @ Southern Village Green
May 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Movies by Moonlight on the Village Green
This movie is FREE due to the kind sponsorship of Duke Energy

Former scientist Galen Erso lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn. His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, Galen is now the Empire’s lead engineer for the most powerful weapon in the galaxy, the Death Star. Knowing that her father holds the key to its destruction, a vengeful Jyn joins forces with a spy and other resistance fighters to steal the space station’s plans for the Rebel Alliance.

FREE Outdoor Movie on the Southern Village Green – Lego Batman @ Southern Village Green
Jun 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Movies by Moonlight on the Village Green
PG Fantasy/Action 2 hours and 9 minutes

Admission is FREE due to the generous sponsorship from Duke Energy.

There are big changes brewing in Gotham, but if Batman (Will Arnett) wants to save the city from the Joker’s (Zach Galifianakis) hostile takeover, he may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up. Perhaps his superhero sidekick Robin (Michael Cera) and loyal butler Alfred (Ralph Fiennes) can show him a thing or two.

All movies are subject to change as a result of weather-related activities.

FREE Outdoor Movie on the Southern Village Green – Kong Skull Island @ Southern Village Green
Jun 17 all-day

Movies by Moonlight on the Village Green
This movie is FREE due to a kind donation from Duke Energy.

PG-13 Fantasy/Science-Fiction Film ‧ 2 hours

Scientists, soldiers and adventurers unite to explore a mythical, uncharted island in the Pacific Ocean. Cut off from everything they know, they venture into the domain of the mighty Kong, igniting the ultimate battle between man and nature. As their mission of discovery soon becomes one of survival, they must fight to escape from a primal world where humanity does not belong.

All movies are subject to change as a result of weather-related activities.

FREE Outdoor Movie on the Southern Village Green – Beauty and the Beast @ Southern Village Green
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Movies by Moonlight on the Village Green
This movie is free of charge due to the kind sponsorship from Chapel Hill Economic Development

Beauty and the Beast
PG Fantasy/Romance ‧ 2 hours and 19 minutes

Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in his castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle’s enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast’s hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside.

All movies are subject to change as a result of weather-related activities.