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Family-Oriented Programs at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Baby Storytime, Storytime for English Language Learners, Toddler Storytime, Preschool Storytime, Family Storytime, Two Time Storytime, Tiny Tots. These are ...

Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not

Discover the science behind weird but true phenomena in our world What's even more amazing than Robert Ripley's legendary compendium of ...

Summer Reading 2017 at Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Enjoy Summer Break with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, June 1 - August 13, 2017! Pre-registration begins May 22, 2017. Fill ...

Kids Skate For Free all Summer

Many skating rinks across the country are participating in the Kids Skate Free program. The participating locations in the Charlotte ...

Summer Movie Clubhouse at Cinemark

$1 per person, per movie, at the theatre box office on day of movie or see all 10 for $5! ...

  • All Day Event
  • Location: 9508 Northeast Court Matthews, NC 28105.
  • Cost: $5 for ten movies.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Literacy & Wordplay Scavenger Hunt: National Picnic Month!

Participate in a literacy-related scavenger hunt led by library staff. Finish the activity and trade in your answer sheet for ...

‪Cow Appreciation Day‬ at Chick-fil-a

Chick-Fil-A is celebrating Cow Appreciation Day on Tuesday, July 14th. When you stop into any Chick-Fil-A dressed as a cow, ...

Junior Paleontologist at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

How big was the largest dinosaur? What’s the difference between an herbivore and a carnivore? Learn all about dinosaurs this ...

Knights & Princesses Summer Camp at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

Calling all knights and princesses! Travel back to medieval times and stretch your imaginations through this fantasy Camp. Build a ...

Teen Summer Camp with Caroline Calouche & Co.

In a fun and supportive environment, learn dance skills in contemporary, jazz and hip-hop as well as soar into the ...

Summer Yoga at U.S. National Whitewater Center (River Jam)

Join us throughout the year for the USNWC’s Yoga Series, taking place during festivals, on Tuesday mornings during Summer Camp, ...

  • 9:30 am 
  • Location: U.S. National Whitewater Center 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy. NC. (South Ridge).
  • Cost: Free ($5 per vehicle parking fee).
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  • Category: Sporting Events

Toddler Tuesdays! Barnes & Nobles at The Arboretum

Don't miss our weekly Tuesday Storytime when we welcome toddlers to come and join in the fun! Come and hear ...

Children' Story Time

Toddler story time with rhymes and stories.Located on the 1st floor of Main Library in children's section.

Family Storytime on the Plaza

Children and caregivers enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skills.

Regal Summer Movie Express at Royal Park Cinema

The 2017 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. ...

Summer Movie Camp at The GEM Theatre

Our Summer Movie Camp is just about ready to get started! The Gem Theatre offers Summer Movie Camp every Tuesday at ...

  • 10:00 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: 111 West 1st Street, Kannapolis, NC.
  • Cost: All movies cost $1.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Summer Poppy's Movie Magic at Stone Theater Charlotte

$1 Admission, $1 Drinks (including Water) $1 Popcorn! All shows start promptly at 10am. Please plan to arrive early. Doors ...

  • 10:00 am 
  • Location: Stone Theaters, Charlotte NC.
  • Cost: $1 Admission, $1 Drinks (including Water) $1 Popcorn!
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  • Category: Family Fun

The Quarry. Open swim at Carrigan Farms

Located in Mooresville, NC, The Quarry at Carrigan Farms, LLC is a natural, spring fed, body of water where swimming ...

Bilingual Storytime

Engage your child with books, activities, stories, and songs that encourage language development and literacy skills in English and Spanish. ...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Parks and Rec Present: Snakes

Join staff from Latta Park for a fun and informative program and learn all about snakes. Registration is required.

Preschool Storytime: Listen and Move

Engage your preschoolers with books, activities, stories and songs that encourage language development and pre-reading skills in order to help ...

CML Presents: Tropical Rainforest with Nature Lady

Join us as we use our senses to explore rainforest products we use everyday. We'll play native instruments, look at ...

Enjoy Carolina Harbor Waterpark

The Atlantic Ocean isn’t the only aquatic getaway that North and South Carolina share. Carolina Harbor Waterpark is nestled right ...

Readers' Theatre: Drama Rama Acting Games

Develop reading and comprehension skills by using scripts adapted from children’s literature to increase your presentation and public speaking skills. ...

Coral Building at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville

Come build a coral reef ecosystem with us! With this collaborative art piece, we will add pieces to the I ...

Story Time with Sheeba at Whispering Hope Farm

Sheeba, the Sheep, has a story about animals that she would like to share with you. She loves the attention ...

Summer Break: Story Breakers

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! We welcome you to ...

Terrific Tuesday "Carolina Raptor Center's Birds of the World"

Meet exotic, non-native birds of prey from all over the world. Soar to South America to meet one of the ...

Arts & Crafts classes at Toys & Co.

Come visit us and enjoy our Arts & Crafts Classes!

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: Cotswold Village Shops, 242 S. Sharon Amity Rd., Charlotte, NC 28211.
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  • Category: Classes

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Discovery Place Robotics

Join staff from Discovery Place for Action Reaction! Engage in action-packed chemical reactions such as exploding hydrogen balloons, mysterious color ...

Charlotte Mecklenburg Library Presents: Insects and Creepy Crawlies

Learn about insects and other creepy crawlies with stories, bio facts, interactive hands on activities, and more with staff from ...

Get Set 4 Kindergarten

Rising kindergartners participate in stories and activities that build pre-reading skills and help prepare children for success in school.

Measure Up! Teen Cooking Challenege: Ice Cream in a Bag

Learn how to read a cookbook and follow a recipe to become a successful cook! Join other teens for a ...

Paint Swatch Art

Let's get those creative juices going and see all the wonderful things that can be made with a paint swatch. ...

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 21105 Catawba Avenue Cornelius, NC 28031.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Tuesdays at Two Afternoon Adventures-Fun with Black Holes

Learn about these mysterious cosmic phenomena and enjoy some activities about them.

Victory Bounce at BounceU of Charlotte

Stop by on the second Tuesday of every month for a special free sensory Open Bounce session for children with ...

  • 2:00 pm -  4:00 pm 
  • Location: BounceU of Charlotte 10624 Metromont Parkway Suite 300 Charlotte, NC
  • Cost: Free
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Summer Play Days at Disney Store

Head to The Disney Store every day from June 10 - August 9 for awesome activities including Art of Drawing, ...

Preteen Scene: Makey Makey

If you are between the ages of 8 and 11, join us for books and literacy activities that help improve ...

Bojangles Summer Shootout. Quad racing.

The Bojangles' Summer Shootout Series' wheel-to-wheel action takes place under the lights on the speedway's frontstretch quarter-mile oval. In addition ...

  • 5:00 pm 
  • Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway 5555 Concord Pkwy. South Concord, NC 28027.
  • Cost: Adult tickets are $8, while children 13 and under get in free!
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  • Category: Family Fun
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