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Introducing Semi-Open Play!

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After much consideration of our state’s new safety guidelines and what seems sensible for our musical play space, we are going to start offering a new kind of Semi-Open Play next week! What does that mean exactly? Here are the specifics, (which are subject to change):

  • 2-hour play sessions, 2 per week in addition to our already popular “Quarenteam” Plays
  • Limited access for no more than 20 people by appointment only 
  • Pre-registration online prior to coming
  • $8 per person (adults and children 12 months and older)
  • Under 1-year-olds are $4 but FREE when accompanying an older sibling
  • Full cleaning after each play session, along with periodic cleanings during
  • UVC Air purifiers will be operating in each karaoke room
  • Upon entering the building, all family members must wear masks, answer screening questions, have their temperatures checked, and sanitize their hands 
  • No drinking fountain access – B.Y.O.B.!

At least one Notasioneer will be in the play space to remind little Notemakers of these additional rules to minimize the risk of potential spread: (and we might need some help from their grown-ups to enforce them!)

  • All adults and kids ages 2 and older must wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth while inside the building. No exceptions. Neck gaiters, masks with valves or bandanas are not acceptable. We will have disposable masks for those that need them.
  • Masks may be removed temporarily only when eating or drinking in the Cafe area at least 6 feet from others. 
  • Everyone must try and remain 3 to 6 feet apart from one another. 
  • Bounce houses will be limited to a maximum of 4 kids at a time
  • The guitar slide will be limited to 2 kids at the top at one time
  • Only 1 family at a time in a karaoke room
  • Anyone who violates these rules repeatedly will be asked to take a break outside the play space, or asked to leave

Schedule

To start, we will have just 2 available times in each location beginning the week of September 14th:

Cary: Mondays 3:30 – 5:30pm and Wednesdays from 9 – 11am Register here!

Durham: Thursdays from 3:30 – 5:30pm and Fridays from 9 – 11am Register here!

Members

We are not currently selling new memberships, but if you have kept your membership going through the pandemic then you may attend one Semi-Open Play per week at no additional charge.

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Fall Class Schedule 2020!!!

Announcing our fall session of group classes with new additions for older children! They will all be 8-week sessions and start Monday, August 24th, and run through the week of October 12th. In the interest of minimizing the spread of Covid-19, they will once again be held online.

Please Note: Since these classes are virtual, some will be hosted from the Durham location and some from the Cary location. If you are enrolling in a class at a location you have not visited, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll.

NOTES-FOR-TOTS (TODDLERS)

$96 for the 8-week session to virtually travel to musical destinations.

Monday at 9:30 am with Kelly (Durham)
Tuesday at 10:00 am with Caitlin (Durham)
Thursday at 9:30 am with Robin (Cary)
Saturday at 9:30 am with Rachel (Durham)

NOTE-FRIEND NOTE-MAKING (AGES 3-4)

$96 for the 8-week session of a great precursor to piano lessons or classes.

Monday at 10:30 am with Kelly (Durham)
Tuesday at 5:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)
Wednesday at 10 am with Caitlin (Durham)
Saturday at 10:30 am with Robin (Cary)

GROUP PIANO (AGES 5-7)

$120 for the 8-week session. Great way to start learning the piano!

Group Piano 1 on Monday at 5:30 pm with Robin (Cary)
Group Piano 1 on Wednesday at 4 pm with Preston (Durham) 
Group Piano 1 on Saturday at 9:30 am with Aaron (Cary)
Group Piano 2 on Thursday at 5:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)

GROUP PIANO (AGES 7-10)

$120 for the 8-week session for 7-10-year-olds to start learning the piano.

Group Piano 1 (7-10 yrs.) on Thursday at 5:30 pm with Aaron (Cary) 
Group Piano 2 (7-10 yrs.) on Tuesday at 5:30 pm with Aaron (Cary) 


GROUP UKULELE (AGES 5-7)

$120 for the 8-week session to learn this fun and versatile instrument.

Group Ukulele 1 on Wednesday at 4:30 pm with Holden (Durham)
Group Ukulele 1 on Tuesday at 4:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)

ADULT GROUP UKULELE (AGES 16-UP)

$120 for the 8-week virtual session of our Adult Ukulele Class!!!

Adult Group Ukulele 1 on Tuesday at 5:30 pm with Josh (Durham)
Adult Group Ukulele 2 on Tuesday at 6:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)

GROUP GUITAR (AGES 7-10)

$120 for the 8-week session of our first ever Group Guitar!!!

Group Guitar 1 on Monday at 4 pm with Josh (Durham)
Group Guitar 2 on Thursday at 4:30 pm with Holden (Durham)

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Quaranteam Parties!

Notasium is a great place to throw a party! Right now, you can reserve 2 hours in our play-space and cafe for just $100! 

It begins with you arriving a few minutes before your scheduled time to answer some simple screening questions and to have your temperature taken. Everyone will have to have signed our play space and COVID agreements online and all participants except children under 2 will be required to wear a mask before entering.

You will have the run of the play space all to yourselves and the cafe to set up refreshments and cake for whenever you want to enjoy it.

For an additional $50, you and your guests can enjoy a 25-minute interactive musical activity after your hour in the play-space. This will be led by one of our masked Notasioneers and will get the kids (and adults) singing and dancing along to fun musical favorites.

Then, you’ll still have 30 minutes to enjoy your refreshments and cake in the cafe!

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Build-your-own “Quaranteam” camp!

Due to the nature of our camps and facilities, we have decided to cancel our traditional camps for the remainder of the summer. However, we do have another option for you!

Introducing the build-your-own “Quaranteam” camp! If you can get together with friends that you know and feel comfortable interacting with, and the kids in your party total 5 or more, we can customize a week-long, half-day camp exclusively for your Quaranteam at $185 per child. 

How it works:

  • Choose one of the following options:
    • Piano Camp
    • Ukulele Camp
    • Guitar Camp
    • Songwriting Camp (Ages 8 and up)
    • Music and Play Camp (variety of instruments)
  • Choose your 3-hour window
    • 9 am – 12 pm
    • 1 pm – 4 pm
  • Call or email us to schedule!

Things to know:

  • Notasium staff will spend approximately 30-minutes cleaning the play space and bathrooms after each camp session using EPA/CDC approved products known to kill Covid-19. 
  • In Cary, only one bounce house will be open so we can clean everything within 30-minutes. 
  • Adults will be asked to wear a mask while interacting with staff or other customers. 
  • Notasium staff will be wearing masks at all times and will have undergone the same general health questions and temperature screening prior to opening. 
  • There may be one other family in the building, but they will not be in the same room/area as the camp kids. 
  • You will need to read and sign the COVID waiver available online in order for your child to participate

If you have any additional questions or are ready to book, just give us a call at 919-230-9321 or email us here.

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Quaranteam Play!!!

Indoor activities for kids during the shutdown.
Our first Quaranteam Play!!!

We have given a great deal of thought as to how and when we could start to re-open the play space in a safe way for our staff, our customers, and our community. We have decided to begin opening on a limited basis, starting with what we call Quaranteam Play – 1 exclusive hour of play in our play space for you and 1-2 families of your choosing for $60. 

What exactly is a “Quaranteam?”

  • Members of the same household that have been staying away from everyone but each other
  • Members of 2 or more different households that have been staying away from everyone else except each other to the extent that they feel comfortable going to each other’s houses and letting their kids play together

How it works:

  • Read and sign the COVID waiver online
  • Register & pay online to reserve your 1-hour slot at least 12 hours ahead of time
  • Share the hour with 1-2 other families that you feel safe with as long as the group is a total of 9 people or less with at least 1 adult that can supervise the whole group.
  • Come to Notasium up to 5-minutes before your appointment time so that you can do the following BEFORE playing:
    • Have all adults in the party put on a mask or face covering before entering
    • Answer a few screening questions as suggested by the CDC
    • Have your temperature taken by our staff with a contactless digital infrared thermometer 
  • Play for one hour – masks not required unless interacting within 6 feet of a Notasium staff member

Things to know:

  • Notasium staff will spend approximately 30-minutes cleaning the play space and bathrooms after each play session using EPA/CDC approved products known to kill Covid-19. 
  • In Cary, only one bounce house will be open so we can clean everything within 30-minutes. 
  • Adults will be encouraged to wear a mask while inside but will only be required to wear one if they need to interact with our staff 
  • Notasium staff will be wearing masks at all times and will have undergone the same general health questions and temperature screening prior to opening. 
  • In Cary, the family restroom will be the only restroom available

Additional charges:

Snacks and drinks can be purchased for additional charges. If you do not have a card on file, you may swipe to purchase those at a safe distance from our staff.

Performances or 30-minute music classes can be purchased for your group for an additional $45

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Summer Online Classes

Announcing our summer session of group classes with new additions for older children! They will all be 8-week sessions and start Saturday, June 20th and run through August 15th. In the interest of minimizing the spread of Covid-19, they will once again be held online.

Please Note: Since these classes are virtual, some will be hosted from the Durham location and some from the Cary location. If you are enrolling in a class at a location you have not visited, you will need to create a new account in order to enroll.

Notes-for-Tots (Toddlers)

$96 for the 8-week session to virtually travel to musical destinations.

Monday at 9:30 am with Kelly (Durham)
Tuesday at 10:00 am with Caitlin (Durham)
Saturday at 9:30 am with Rachel (Durham)

Note-Friend Note-Making (Ages 3-4)

$96 for the 8-week session of a great precursor to piano lessons or classes.

Monday at 10:30 am with Kelly (Durham)
Tuesday at 5:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)
Wednesday at 10 am with Caitlin (Durham)
Saturday at 10:30 am with Robin (Cary)

Group Piano (Ages 5-6)

$120 for the 8-week session. Great way to start learning the piano!

Group Piano 1.0 on Monday at 5:30 pm with Robin (Cary)
Group Piano 1.0 on Thursday at 5:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)
Group Piano 1.0 on Saturday at 9:30 am with Aaron (Cary)
Group Piano 2.0 on Tuesday at 2 pm with Kelly (Durham)
Group Piano 2.5 on Monday at 4 pm with Josh (Durham)
Group Piano 2.5 on Thursday at 5:30 pm with Aaron (Cary)
Group Piano 3.0 on Wednesday at 4 pm with Preston (Durham)

Group Piano (Ages 7-10)

$120 for the 8-week session for 7-10 year olds to start learning the piano.

Group Piano 1.0 on Tuesday at 5:30 pm with Aaron (Cary)

Group Ukulele

$120 for the 8-week session to learn this fun and versatile instrument.

Group Ukulele 1.0 on Wednesdays at 4:30 pm with Holden (Durham)
Group Ukulele 2.0 on Tuesdays at 4:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)

Adult Group Ukulele (Ages 16-Up)

$120 for the 8-week virtual session of our first ever Adult Ukulele Class!!!

Group Ukulele on Tuesdays at 6:30 pm with Kelly (Durham)

Group Guitar (Ages 7-10)

$120 for the 8-week session of our first ever Group Guitar!!!

Group Guitar on Thursdays at 4:30 pm with Holden (Durham)

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Spring Classes 2020!

Our engaging classes are starting soon and they are open for registration! This 10-week session of classes starts the week of March 23rd and runs through the week of June 1st. There is one makeup class built-in for a total of 11 weeks of music-making!

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Winter Classes 2020!

Our engaging classes are starting soon and they are open for registration! This 10-week session of classes starts the week of Jan. 6th and runs through the week of March 16ty. There is one makeup class built-in for a total of 11 weeks of music-making!

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Fall Class Schedule

Our engaging classes are starting soon and they are open for registration! This 12-week session of classes starts the week of Sept. 9th and runs through the week of Dec. 9th. There is one makeup class built-in for a total of 13 weeks of music-making!

If you are currently enrolled in a class give us a call to register and you will receive a 10% discount on the spring session. 

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Durham Open Play Hours

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Cary Open Play Hours

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Get in touch

Durham

3750 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd.
Durham, NC 27707
Email Us
(919) 230-9321

Cary

1000 Ryan Rd.
Cary, NC 27511
Email Us
(919)651-0029