Family-Friendly January Activities in Chapel Hill



This month there are several events around Chapel Hill that would be perfect family outings! As the weather gets colder, it’s easy to get to cabin fever, so be sure to take advantage of these great opportunities!

storytime_06-2011_007_for_webFlyleaf Books Events:

Pre-school Story Time, Thursdays at 10:30 am: Join Flyleaf Books for story time and a fun art project every Thursday morning lead by Johanna.

Sacrificial Poets Voicebox Youth Slam, Saturday 6:00 – 8:30 pm:  Students of all ages are encouraged to come and share poems, prose, songs, or any other personal expression. This is a community-wide open mic event with an audience that is open and accepting.

10592976-1381847527-640x360Kidzu Children’s Museum:

Kids in the Kitchen, Tuesdays in January 3:30 – 5:00 pm: Kids get a chance to cook a delicious dish for just $10 per child. Check out the menu on the website at

Mix It Up Saturdays in January, 10:30 – Noon: Each Saturday a special guest joins Kidzu for a unique class. This Saturday, January 23 our guests from UNC College of Arts and Sciences will help us celebrate color chemistry as we discover colors and how they impact our environments. Next Saturday, January 30 Stop Gap Animation with join us to celebrate cinema by manipulating time, designing flip books, and teaching about stop gap animation! These activities are free with museum admission.

IMG_4146-001-580x3762016 Lunch Box Concert Series:

Every Thursday in January and February: Bring your lunch to Century Hall on N. Greesboro Street and enjoy the free concerts. Featuring the best of local talent and free coffee from Open Eye café, it’s a great way to spend your lunch hour and enjoy the best of local and regional bands. All events are from 12:000 – 1:00pm and admission is free. Grab your lunch and head down! This week the concert features The Porchmen (Americana/Bluegrass) and next week is Doug Largent (Jazz).

Family-Friendly January Activities in Chapel Hill

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