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 ChillKids Family Educational Magazine
Durham / Chapel Hill / Carrboro / Hillsborough / Orange County / NCTriangle
K-5 School Classroom Distribution
(also available at all of the libraries, TCBY Eastgate, Whole Foods,
doctor/dentist offices and other locations where families gather)

ChillKids monthly educational family magazine (11.25 in. x 14.5 in.) is distributed FREE every month
to K-5 children/families via school classrooms in the NC Triangle / Durham / Chapel Hill/ Carrboro/ Hillsborough/ Orange County!

   
June 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine June 2017
→ Read the online edition


June 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine

 
•  Coming up: Festival for the Eno River 2017
Sat., June 1st & Tues. July 4th, 2017

•  The Wild Horses of Corolla
North Carolina Outer Banks


• 
Amazing Bumble Bees


•  Free Movies at Stadium 10 at Northgate Mall
Stadium 10 at Northgate offers the summer movie series FREE
for parents and children to enjoy together!
Movie Series show on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s and Thursday’s at 9:30am


Fun Family Events all Summer Long at Northgate Mall

Beautiful Carousel, Rides, Train rides for children,
Plus music jams, DAC clay studio & lots more.


•  Triangle Youth Ballet Summer Camps

• 
NASA Space Place
Getting a Boost from Gravity

•  Summer Fun Hidden Picture Puzzle


•  Fathers' Day Theme Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
•  June Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse math puzzles and lots more!
May 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine May 2017

→ Read the online edition


May 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine

 
•  Emerson Waldorf Spring Fest 2017
Sat., May 13, 2017

•  All About The Kentucky Derby
History, Fun Facts, Winner's Circle Geography Quiz

•  Welcome Six Red Wolf Pups (Endangered Species) Born
at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC


•  Triangle Youth Ballet & NC Symphony Kids
An Afternoon with Dr. Seuss
at Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh, NC
 March 13, 2017, 1pm & 4pm


•  STEM Book Selections: Making Math and Science fun for kids!


•  NASA Space Place
Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)- Orbiting Earh from Pole to Pole

•  Kentucky Derby Coloring Corner

•  Mother's Day-theme Hidden Picture Puzzle


•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
•  May Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse math puzzles and lots more!
April 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine April 2017
→ Read the online edition


April 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine

 
•  North Carolina Science Festival
Hundreds of fun NC Science Festival events
happening right now all over NC
April 7-23, 2017

•  Poem in Your Pocket Day (April 27th)
& National Poetry Month

•  This Month in History: Paul Revere's Midnight Ride
April 18, 1775


•  Recipe: Strawberry Gummy Bears
(Make your own gummy bears with 100% fresh fruit, no artificial colors or flavors)

•  Meet the Easter Bunny at Northgate Mall
Visit the Easter Bunny near Center Court! Photo packages available.
 April 6 - 15, 2017


•  White House Easter Egg Roll: 139 years of Fun!


•  NASA Space Place
What is a Dwarf Planet?

•  Learn How to Draw a Cartoon Bunny

•  Hidden Picture Puzzle


•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
•  April Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse math puzzles and lots more!
March 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine March 2017
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March 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine


•  Triangle Youth Ballet presents
The Four Seasons

Saturday, March 18, 2017
7:00pm
at East Chapel Hill High School

 
•  The Music of Italian Composer
Antonio Vivaldi

•  Vivaldi's Four Seasons

•  NASA Space Place
What makes the seasons change?
Spring Equinox

•  Ansel Adams Nature and Wilderness Photography
Exhibition at the NC Museum of Art through May 7, 2017

•  Children's Festival at Northgate Mall
Saturday, March 18, 2017 12:30pm

•  Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle (St. Patrick's Day / Luck Theme)
•  Recipe, Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
February 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine February 2017
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February 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine


•  The Arctic Fox
+ Meet Caspar Arctic Fox at the Conservators Center in Burlington, NC

 
•  Arctic Animals

•  NASA Space Place

•  Wild Weather

•  The Great Kindness Challenge 2017

•  Piedmont Electric Basketball Camp Scholarships 2017


• 
Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle (Valentine's Day Theme)
•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
January 2017
Chill Kids Family Magazine January 2017
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January 2017 Chill Kids
Family Magazine

•  Winter Fun in the NC Triangle

•  January 2017 ChillKids print magazine Cover Art by
Nationally Acclaimed Artist/Children's Illustrator/Author,
Laura Huliska Beith

(Laura's turkey art - similar, whimsical and cheerful turkey -
 adorned the Pottery Barn Kids dinnerware collection in November 2015.)

•  Calling all Young Scientists (Grades 5 - 8)
Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries through April 19, 2017
What will you invent to help people & make the world a etter place?
(Pages 10 & 11)

•  Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day at Northgate Mall
(page 8)

•  All About Squirrels
Some squirrels live in trees, some squirrels can fly/glide from tree to tree,
and some squirrels live on the ground and in underground burrows.
Did you know groundhogs are a kind of squirrel?

 
•  NASA Space Place

•  Learn how to Draw a Squirrel +
Squirrel Word Find (Page 12)


•  Fun Squirrel/Winter Theme Puzzles & Activities


•  Meet the Animals at the Conservators Center
and learn how they stay warm and cozy in the winter months

•  Ski and Snowboarding Family Events in January:
Don't Hibernate, Get Out and Play!

• 
Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle (Holiday Theme)
•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
December 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine December 2016
→ Read the online edition


December 2016 Chill Kids
Family Magazine

•  Magical Holidays at Biltmore Estate and the History of Biltmore House
in Asheville, NC Blue Ridge Mountains
(pages 6 - 7)

•  Meet Sean Kenney, Certified Master LEGO Artist, and check out his fantastic
Nature Connects Art with LEGO exhibit at Cape Fear Botanical Garden through Jan. 8th
(pages 12 - 13)

•  Behind the Scenes at Triangle Youth Ballet's 22nd Season
Performing The Nutcracker: New Backdrops Created by Local Students
(pages 5)

 
•  NASA Space Place: How NASA Tracks Storms on Earth via Satellites
(Page 4)

•  Learn how to Draw an adorable Elf
(Page 8)

•  Let it Snow! Learn with NOAA about how snow develops
(Page 11)

•  Fun Nutcracker Ballet Theme Puzzles & Activities

•  Photos with Santa and Fun Family Events
at Northgate Mall (see page 8)

• 
Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle (Holiday Theme)
•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
November 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine November 2016
→ Read the online edition


November 2016 Chill Kids
Family Magazine Highlights
:
(Monthly Print Magazine)

•  NASA Space Place: Auroras (Northern Lights & Southern Lights) (pages 12-13)

• 
Nature Explorers: Why Leaves Change Color in Autumn (page 14)

•  Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Celebrates 90 Years (page 11)

•  Fun Thanksgiving Theme Puzzles & Activities

•  Doodle 4 Google 2016 Art Contest
(Submission deadline is December 2, 2016)
National winner wins $30,000
plus $50,000 for the winner's school
(See page 5)


•  Children's Faire & Artisan Marketplace
on the Emerson Waldorf School Campus
November 19, 2016 10am-3pm (see page 7)


•  Meet Santa, Make Your Own Ornament and Join in the Parade
at Northgate Mall
Sat. November 19, 2016 (see page 8)

• 
Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle "Turkey Talk"
•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
October 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine October 2016
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October 2016 Chill Kids Family Magazine
Highlights
:

•  Autumn Farm Fun: Local Pumpkin Patches, Cornfield Mazes & Fall Festivals

• 
The Art of Claude Monet

•  NASA Space Place
Communicating with Curiosity: Mars Rover Curiosity Says "Hello" from Mars
(Check out Curiosity's "selfie" on Mars)

•  NC State Fair, October 13 - 23, 2016

• 
Sixth Hillsborough Handmade Parade Sat. October 15, 2016
ft. Paperhand Puppet Intervention

•  Howl-o-Ween and Pumpkin Prowl at the Conservators Center

•  Durham Symphony Orchestra Halloween Spooktacular
Sun. October 23, 2016
at Northgate Mall
ft. Paperhand Puppet Intervention

• 
October is National Orthodontic Health Month:
Learn about What it's Like to be an Orthodontist - Career Interview with Dr. Lenise Clifton of Clifton & Mauney

•  Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle "Falling into Fall"
•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Word Find, Dot-to-Dots, Math-A-Muse and lots more!
 
September 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine September 2016
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September 2016 Chill Kids Family Magazine Highlights:
•  Celebrate our National Parks &
The National Park Service's 100th Birthday

•  4th Graders Free Pass to all National Parks (Federal Parks, Lands and Waters)
for 4th graders and their families through August 2017

•  Free HOMEWORK HELP WEBSITES
• 
Nutracracker Ballet Auditions at Triangle Youth Ballet in September
•  Discovery Place at Northgate Mall - Free children's events every 1st and 3rd Saturday,
sponsored by the Durham Library and Northgate Mall

•  NASA Space Place
 
August 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine August 2016
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August 2016 Chill Kids Family Magazine Highlights:
•  North Carolina Aquariums
•  Paperhand Puppet Intervention's 17th Annual Summer Giant Puppet Extravaganza
•  Durham Bulls Baseball: Meet Wool E. Bull!
•  August 11 is National 811 Day: Call Before you Dig!
•  NASA Space Place
•  2016 Rio Summer Olympics Kids Across Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
 
July 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine July 2016
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Read about the critters of the Eno River in the July 2016 ChillKids (print) magazine. Kids 5-12 can submit their own Eno River T-Shirt design for a prize! (Details on page 11). Your drawing may be published in a future ChillKids magazine!
June 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine June 2016
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•  June 2016 ChillKids Magazine Highlights:

• 2016 National Spelling Bee Champions -
Congratulations to Local Spelling Bee Finalists
Betty Closs of Durham, NC
& Eva Vega of Charlotte, NC

• Read about the SEA TURTLES
at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue
and Rehabilitation Center
Topsail Island, NC

• Plant a Butterfly Garden

•  Monarch Butterfly Metamorphosis

   • *Northgate Mall's Safari Adventure Train
opens June 16th for the Summer months

*Durham County Library Summer Reading Kickoff at Northgate Mall on Sat. June 11th

* Discovery Nook (every 1st & 3rd Saturday)
& lots of fun Family Events
at Northgate Mall in Durham


 + NASA Kids Space Place, Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle

•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!
May 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine May 2016
Read the online edition

•  May 2016 ChillKids Magazine Highlights:

•   Discovery Nook (every 1st & 3rd Saturday)
& lots of fun Family Events
at Northgate Mall in Durham

• What's it Like to Be a Veterinarian?
Meet Local Veterinarian Dr. DeWana Anderson
of The Animal Hospital in Carrboro

•  Presidential Pets
(An alligator in the bathtub at the White House?
A pony in the elevator? A hippopotamus at the White House?
. . . and other true presidential pet stories .  . . )

• Dog Etiquette: May I Pet Your Dog?
Tips from Green Beagle Lodge in Chapel Hill

 + NASA Kids Space Place, Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle

•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!
   
April 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine April 2016
→ Read the online edition

•  April 2016 Magazine Highlights:

•   FREE Children's Event
Alice's Mad Tea Party
at Northgate Mall
Saturday, April 23, 2016 1pm - 3pm

RSVP for this FREE Tea Party
with Alice in Wonderland characters
for kids 5-10 years old
to benefit Book Harvest
http://www.northgatemall.com/event/alices-mad-tea-party-and-etiquette/

•  
KidCycle HUGE Bi-Annual Consignment Sale
presented by Diaper Bank of NC
Northgate Mall
April 21-24 & April 30, 2016
www.kidcyclenc.com

• Shipwreck Discovery off the Coast of North Carolina

•  National Poetry Month &
Poem in Your Pocket Day

• Alpacas and Peru

 + Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle

•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!
March 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine March 2016
→ Read the online edition

•  March 2016 Magazine Highlights:

• FREE Children's Event
STEMville Saturdays of Science
at Northgate Mall's Discovery Nook
March 5 and 19, 2016 12:30 pm

presented by Northgate Mall, Durham County Library and UNC's Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Triangle Youth Ballet
presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

at East Chapel Hill High School
March 13, 2016, 7:30pm

•  Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns to Earth after a Record-Breaking YEAR on the International Space Shuttle

•  Meet the Newest Residents at the Conservators Center (near Burlington, NC): Asher Caracal, Sash Binturong,
and Gracie & Bandit Racoons

• Celebrate Math on Pi Day (March 14th); Read lots of ways to get kids interested and eager to learn more
(Make a pie for Pi Day; write a song using the "notes" corresponding to Pi ... Book Selections that make it fun for kids to learn more about Pi and lots more).

• Playwright William Shakespeare & Composer Felix Mendelssohn
February 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine February 2016
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•  February 2016 Magazine Highlights:

• FREE Children's Event
STEMville Saturdays of Science
at Northgate Mall's Discovery Nook
February 6 and 20, 2016 12:30 pm

presented by Northgate Mall, Durham County Library and UNC's Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Triangle Youth Ballet
Father Daughter Dance

at the Carolina Inn, February 14, 2016, 2pm - 4pm

•  PEMC Bright Ideas Winners - Congratulations to local teachers for their winning learning projects!

•  130 Years of Winter Carnival.
Ice Palaces & Ice Sculptures in St. Paul, MN

• Field Trip to Hear the Wolf Brothers Howl
Meet Roland and Trekkie Wolf at the Conservators Center

• February is Dental Health Month!
Fun ways for kids to learn how to take care of their teeth from Clifton & Mauney Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry

 + Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle

•  Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!

January 2016
Chill Kids Family Magazine January 2016
→ Read the online edition


  January 2016 Highlights:

• FREE Children's Event
Celebrate Dr. King's Birthday
at Northgate Mall in Durham, NC
January 18, 2016 10:30 am - 1 pm


• 
Kids Exchange Raleigh
Largest Consignmet Sale in North Carolina

Public Sale January 22 - 24, 2016
Raleigh State Fairgrounds (Jim Graham Building)

•  Calling all Young Scientists (Grades 5 - 8)
Discovery 3M Young Scientist Challenge is now open for entries through April 20, 2016

•  All About Penguins + Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle (back cover)

•  Meet Calvin Lion, Leader of the Mixed Pride
(rescued baby lions and tigers
who grew up together in a "mixed pride")
at the Conservators Center near Burlington, NC
December 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine December 2015
→ Read the online edition

•  December Local Calendar Highlights:

• Triangle Youth Ballet The Nutcracker performances in Chapel Hill and Durham

• Festival of Lights every night at Hill Ridge Farms

• Planetarium shows and Family-Friendly New Year's Eve Celebration at Morehead Planetarium (visit www.moreheadplanetarium.org for ticket info)

• Emerson Waldorf School Free Lecture Dec. 8 about media in students' lives; Michael D'Aleo will be focusing his talk on Middle School parents especially.

•  Learn how to draw a Reindeer!

•  December NASA Space Place: Sungrazer Comets

Shooting Stars this month:
GEMINIDS peak in mid-December

•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle,
Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!
   
November 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine November 2015
→ Read the online edition

•  November Calendar Highlights:

•  November 13: Veggie Tales (Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh)

November 21: Emerson Waldorf Holiday Faire

•  Draw your own Thanksgiving Cartoon!
•  The Art of Charles M. Schulz, PEANUTS Creator
•  Art Contests: Doodle4Google 2015
Space Foundation International Art Contest

•  NASA Space Place: Water on Mars?!
Shooting Stars this month: Taurid Meteors and Leonid Meteor showers peak in November)•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle,
Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family!
October 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine October 2015
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•  October 11: Alvin & the Chipmunks LIVE
October 24: 1st Annual 1870 Farm Pumpkin Festival
•  Family Fun on the Farm!
Pumpkin Festivals & Corn field Mazses
•  All about Art: Henri Matisse
•  Art Project: Paper Cutting
• Howl-o-ween at the Conservators Center
near Burlington, NC
• Largest Pumpkin in the World!
•  Local Cary, NC Teen Scholarship Winner's Brain Mapping Technology: Inspired by Iron Man!
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family
   

September 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine September 2015
→ Read the online edition

•  All about Art!
•  Animals Painting
at the Conservators Center near Burlington, NC
• The Art of Vincent van Gogh
•  Make a Papier-Mache Mask
•  Paperhand Puppet's 16th Annual Giant Puppet Extravaganza
•  Geography News: Denali (Mt. McKinley)
•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle,
Hidden Picture Puzzle, Dot-to-Dots, Math Puzzles
. . . and lots more reading fun for the whole family
August 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine August 2015
→ Read the online edition
•  New Horizons Spacecraft Mission Brings PLUTO into Focus
•  Singing Dogs at the Conservators Center near Burlington, NC
• Reading Clouds
•  Watermelon for a Healthy Snack
•  Paperhand Puppet's 16th Annual Giant Puppet Extravaganza
•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
. . . and lots more Summer Reading fun for the whole family!
July 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine July 2015
→ Read the online edition
•  2015 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Winners
•  Leopards at the Conservators Center
•  Jumping Rope with the Bouncing Bulldogs
•  Pollinators at the NC Botanical Garden
•  National Geographic Animal Jam
•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
. . . and lots more Summer Reading fun for the whole family!
June 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine June 2015
→ Read the online edition
•  Dino World at the North Carolina Zoo
•  Sullivan Coyote at the Conservators Center
•  Exploring Nature: Under the Sea
•  Geography: The Seven Continents
•  2015 SCRIPPS National Spelling Bee Winners
•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
. . . and lots more Summer Reading fun for the whole family!
   
May 2015
Chill Kids Family Magazine May 2015
→ Read the online edition
•  Dino World at the North Carolina Zoo
•  Geoffroy's Cats at the Conservators Center
•  Write your own Limericks
•  Exploring Nature
•  South America
•  Geography Whiz Kids:
2015 National Geographic Geography Bee
•  Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzle
(This month: Dinosaur Theme puzzles)
   
April 2015
Chill Kids Magazine April 2015
→ Read the online edition
•  Spotted: Servals at the Conservators Center
•  North Carolina Science Festival
•  Fun with Tangrams
•  Earth Day
•  America's Top Young Scientists

2015 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge open for entries through April 21, 2015
March 2015
Chill Kids Magazine March 2015
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February 2015
Chill Kids Magazine February 2015
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January 2015
Chill Kids Magazine January 2015

Read the online edition

Local Calendar
January Fun!
Bobcats at the Conservators' Center near Burlington, NC
NASA Space Place
Interactive Puzzles for Parents & Kids
Lots more every month!
 
December 2014
Chill Kids Magazine October 2014

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•  A Visit with the WOLVES
at the Conservators' Center (near Burlington, NC)
• Fun Local Holiday Parades & Events!
• Sharing & Giving Ideas:
Heifer International
The Salvation Army
   
November 2014
Chill Kids Magazine October 2014

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•  A Visit with the beautiful TIGERS
at the Conservators' Center (near Burlington, NC)

• Child Inventor Steven McDowell's Ingenious Water Wall Collects Rain Water for Reuse

• Write your own Thanksgiving Poem & Acrostic; Jamestown; Websites & Books about the First Thanksgiving and lots more
October 2014
Chill Kids Magazine October 2014

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• October 2014 Owls Cover Art
by textile collage artist, Elaine O'Neil

•  A Visit with the Binturongs
at the Conservators' Center

• Meet Buster Halterman, Pro Skateboarder & Founder & CEO of Buster Biofuels

• Read about the Rosetta Spacecraft set to Land on a Comet on Nov. 12;
learn about a Robo-Squirrel; Fun ways to Clean Your Room; How Maple Syrup is Harvested;
Halloween Safety Tips and lots more
 
September 2014
Chill Kids Magazine September 2014
Read the online edition

•  Lions, and Tigers, and Binturongs, oh my!
The Conservators' Center is
a NC Community Gem

• September 2014 Cover Art "Tweetsie Railroad" by local textile collage artist, Elaine O'Neil

EVERY MONTH:
Local Calendar
Kids Across, Parents Down Crossword Puzzles
Fun Science Experiments for Kids
Family Movie Previews
Hidden Picture Puzzles . . .
Lots more LOCAL educational fun
for the whole family!

Fun for parents, grandparents, teachers & kids!
August 2014
Chill Kids Magazine August 2014
Read the online edition

• Paperhand Puppet Intervention's
15th Annual Summer Outdoor Giant Puppet Show:
THE PAINTED BIRD

• Visit the Sea Turtles at the Karen Beasley Rescue & Rehabilitation Center at Topsail Beach (Surf City), NC

• Women's (& Girls') Wahine Classic Surfing Competition in Wrightsville Beach (hosted by the Blockade Runner Beach Resort) kicks off a week of surf contests and camps in mid-August 2014

• Ballet & Football - NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann used ballet to help him soar to high heights in football!

• July 2014 Cover Art by textile collage artist Elaine O'Neil
June 2014
CHillKids June 2014 Local Family Educational Magazine
Read the online edition

• June 2014 Cover Art by Elaine O'Neil,
Chapel Hill-based Textile Collage Artist
"Turtles Returning to Bald Head Island"

•  Jump Roping Games with the Bouncing Bulldogs

• The Art of Color: The Classic, Colorful Designs of Alexander Julian
(Kids: Submit your own Designs for publication in a future issue of CHillKids Magazine!)

• Eastern Box Turtles, Piedmont Wildlife Center "Wildlife Ambassadors" & Interview with Sara Marschhauser, Conservation Director of the Piedmont Wildlife Center in Durham, NC
May 2014
CHillKids May 2014 Issue
Read the online edition

• May 2014 Cover Art "NC Zoo" by Elaine O'Neil,
Chapel Hill-based Textile Collage Artist

• The NC Zoo's 40th Anniversary
• Baby Animals at the Zoo
• Cinco de Mayo
•  Fun Science Experiements for Kids
• Interview with Dr. David Jones, Director of the North Carolina Zoo





About Chill Kids Magazine:

Chill Kids is an award-winning LOCAL Family Educational Magazine that gets children excited about reading and learning,
and motivates parents, grandparents and children to read together from cover to cover.

* Printed in full color on heavy bright white paper in a LARGE FORMAT (11.75 in. x 14.5 in.)

* FREE to every child & family K-5th grade
in Chapel Hill/Carrboro/Hillsborough/Orange County & Durham County schools
thanks to our community sponsor
s.

* Also available on racks at the Libraries (Chapel Hill, Orange County & Durham County Libraries),
YMCAs, Whole Foods (Durham & Chapel Hill), TCBY Eastgate, doctors' & dentists' offices)
and other community locations.


Past Issues/Highlights:

April 2014
CHillKids NC Symphony April 2014 Issue

• Interview with Grant Llewellyn,
Music Director of the North Carolina Symphony

• Leaping Lemurs! The Lemurs of the Duke Lemur Center
• Musical Spring • Earth Day

• Great Children's book selections
from NYT Best Selling Author
James Patterson & ReadKiddoRead
 
 
 
February 2014
CHillKids February 2014

• Pointers for Children's Dental Health with Clifton & Mauney
• Interview with Two-Time
Heisman Trophy Winner
Archie Griffi
n
• Winter Olympics • Antarctica  • Penguins
• Happy Valentine's Day
  
January 2014

• Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist
Snowboarder Kelly Clark
(Watch Kelly in the 2014 Olympics - her FOURTH Olympics!)
• Local Calendar - Winter Fun in the NC Triangle!

CHillKids January 2014 Calendar Detail
   
 

December 2013
CHillKids December 2013 puzzle pages

Holiday Lights & Starry Nights in the Triangle
• Family Hiking in Chapel Hill, Hillsborough & Durham
• Visit the Black Bears at the Museum of Life and Science
• Our Beautiful Solar System
Interview with NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold

November 2013
CHillKids November 2013 NASA Space Place

Thanksgiving Fun in the Triangle • Colonial Games/Duke Homestead
Interview with Steven Gerberich,
Artist/Sculptor
Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys exhibit
at the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC
     
 
October 2013
CHillKids October 2013

• Pumpkin Patches, NC State Fair,
Autumn Fun in the NC Triangle!

Interview with Sean Kenney,
LEGO Artist & Author
(See his LEGO Sculpture exhibit
at the NC Arboretum mid-October 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014)

September 2013

Interview with Joshua Lozoff,
Internationally Acclaimed Local Magician

Owls of the Piedmont Wildlife Center in Durham, NC

CHillKids September 2013

   
 
August 2013
CHillKids August 2013 Lemurs Museum of Life and Science

• Back to School

Watermelon Treats for the animals
at the Museum of Life and Science

Interview with Donovan Zimmerman,
Artistic Director of
Paperhand Puppet Intervention

July 2013
CHillKids July 2013 Refrigerator Pickles recipe
Local Mom's Refrigerator PIckles Recipe -
tested by McDougle Elementary (Chapel Hill, NC) Kindergarten Pals
CHillKids July 2013 Calendar
Interview with
Todd Boyette,
Director of Morehead Planetarium

• Blue Morpho Butterflies at the Museum of Life and Science
   
 
June 2013
Local Farmers' Markets
in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, & Hillsborough
Summer Camps
Eno River Festival
CHillKids 2013-06 Back Cover Eno River Festival
May 2013
CHillKids May 2013 Summer Camp
Local Bicycle Trails
&

Interview with Richard Giorgi,
Founder of ReCYCLEry in Carrboro, NC
   
 
April 2013
Short Story by Lyle, Carrboro Elementary 5th Grader: "The King, the Staff, and the Walrus"
• Earth Day
• Congratulations to Triangle Literacy Council Young Author Writing Contest Winners
CHillKids 2013-04 April 2013
March 2013
Interview with NC Zoo Zookeeper Sara Monson

February 2013
• Read Across America!
• Interview with Duke Baseball Player
Marcus Stroman
(Marcus was selected in the
2012 Major League Baseball amateur draft first round)

January 2013
• Artwork and Poetry by local children
in Chapel Hill & Durham, NC

December 2012
Carolina Ballet and The Nutracker
Interview with CAROLINA BALLET (Raleigh, NC) Dancers Eugene Barnes and Ashley Hathaway
   
   
Sponsor Messages:
Chapel Hill Tennis & Swim Club
Summer Camps
Chapel Hill Tennis & Swim Club


Festival for the Eno 2017
Sat. July 1 & Tues, July 4
38th Festival for the Eno

1870 Farm
1870 Farm Chapel Hill logo
* Summer Camps
* Farm Preschool & Kindergarten
* Birthday Parties * Gemstone Mining
* Meet the Farm Animals
1870 Farm

Spence's Farm Summer Camps
Spence's Farm

Morehead Planetarium Summer Camps 2017
Morehead Planetarium
Summer Science Camps
 

 

Immersion Island Summer Camp
Foreign Language Resources
and Summer Camps
Immersion Island

ChillKids Magazine June 2017
ChillKids Print Magazine (Monthly)

 


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