Event Date: 09/30/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a language all their own. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 09/30/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a language all their own. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/05/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Giddyup for a night of fun and history with us. The Thumbs Up Johnnie Family Night continues Thursday, Oct. 5 with ‘’Adventures Through the Wild West.” Kids will learn about expansion to the west and some cool inventions that developed through those years. Every Thursday during the promotion, from 4 p.m. to close, kids eat for just $1.99 with the purchase of a regular-priced adult or senior meal. Age restrictions apply. For more info, visit http://www.ryans.com/ All Participating Locations

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1000 Brevard Rd, Asheville, NC 28806 , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 10/07/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Join us for the 41st Annual Hey Day Fall Festival! Hey Day is the largest WNC Nature Center event of the year and celebrates the wildlife, culture and community of Western North Carolina. This year’s celebration will feature games, arts and crafts, educational animal programs, live music, local food vendors and a wide variety of exciting wildlife. Food will be available for purchase. There will also be a kick-off to the Friends’ fall raffle, with the opportunity to win great items! Visitors during Hey Day or any other time have the opportunity to continue their support of the Center by purchasing a Friends of the WNC Nature Center membership. Among other benefits, members receive unlimited visits — including free admission to Hey Day — for one year. Standard Nature Center admission rates apply for non-members.

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75 Gashes Creek Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 10/07/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy is the story of a curious puppy who digs holes under fences and has to go to bed without any dessert. This iconic book has delighted families for generations. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/07/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy is the story of a curious puppy who digs holes under fences and has to go to bed without any dessert. This iconic book has delighted families for generations. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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83 South Tunnel Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/14/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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Awake during the night, sleep during the day, napping in the car or not at all. The mysteries of infant sleep. Babies sleep paterns and habits change so frequently during the first year it's frustrating and exhausing as parents to figure out what what's normal and what's best. Come join pediatric sleep expert, Dr. Meggan Hartman, for this one and a half hour class all about infant sleep. The baby sleep class is for parents with babies 0 - 12 months old and will cover: • Baby sleep needs 0-12 months• How best to help little ones establish sleep habits/patterns• How developmental milestones impact infant sleep development and what to do• SIDS guidelines and research• No/low cry sleep methods• Crying methods• Many sleep arrangements: co-sleeping, room-sharing, crib sleeping• Night feeds and sleep changes• Naps

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201 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 10/14/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Humpty Dumpty is an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall --- that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can no longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/14/2017   Event Time: 11:45 AM

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Just when you think you have sleep figured out...your kids become toddlers and the mystery of sleep boggles you once again! Come learn from sleep expert, Dr. Meggan Hartman how to help your toddler get the sleep THEY need so you can get the sleep YOU need! This class is for parents with toddlers 12 months to 4 years old.  Toddlers tend not to like this class, so we recommend parents only, please.  Space is limited to 8 adults.  In this class you will learn: How to Help Toddlers Sleep: • Transition from crib to toddler bed • Potty training and sleeping • Nightmares and sleep • Preschool and sleep • New baby/sibling jealousy and sleep • Sleep needs of toddlers • Developmental milestones impact on toddler sleep • Moving a toddler out of the family bed

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201 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 10/21/2017   Event Time: 8:00 AM

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Looking for an Asheville 5k this beautiful fall season? Well, October is also ADHD Awareness Month, so put on your running shoes and help bring awareness to a cause affecting millions of youth! According to the Centers for Disease Control, over 6 million kids between the ages of 4 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD, and the number continues to rise each year. By helping bring awareness to the increasing number of children being diagnosed, we can help others better understand kids with ADHD. Through high-adventure programs, we strive to help kids see their strengths, develop self-reliance, and increase self-confidence. All proceeds will go to SOAR's Scholarship Fund. SOAR is an outdoor adventure camp in Balsam, NC. For 40 years SOAR has helped campers build friendships, increase self-confidence, and develop life skills through incredible outdoor adventures!

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Amboy Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 10/21/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Join us for a Howln' good time at the Nature Center's annual Howl-O-Ween event! This Halloween-themed family festival offers fun arts & crafts, games and face painting, a hay maze, and educational animal encounters throughout the day. Don’t forget to dress in your best costume for the costume contest! Regular Nature Center admission rates apply. As always, Friends members get in free!

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75 Gashes Creek Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 10/21/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children's book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

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33 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 10/21/2017   Event Time: 2:00 PM

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Discover craft in surprising places! Join a local expert for a behind the scenes tour of the best small-batch, high-quality, and handmade in Asheville. Visit galleries, taste local beers, watch live demonstrations, sip craft cocktails, and meet the creatives that continue to make Asheville a Craft City. Additional information available at: cccdnow.org/craftcity

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67 Broadway , Asheville, NC 28801
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