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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 ...

FREE Ski Shows Windjammer Beach Park

We perform weekly water ski shows on Friday evenings from June through mid-August. A limited number of built-in seats are ...

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

Victoria Summer Fencing and Fitness Program

Students will be introduced to learning the skills of attacking and defending with either the foil, epee or sabre. Fencers ...

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 ...

Anime Scavenger Hunt

Develop your technology and critical thinking skills with this Anime Scavenger Hunt! Follow the pictures around the library and place ...

Butterfly Adventure at Roper Mountain Science Center

Butterflies are on their way to Greenville! Hundreds of them, to be precise. On June 1, 2017, Roper Mountain Science ...

  • 9:00 am -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Roper Mountain Science Center, 402 Roper Mountain Road, Greenville, SC 29615.
  • Cost: $8 for adults, $7 for kids 4-12, free for 3 and under and RMSC Members
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  • Category: Family Fun

Disney's The Lion King Jr.

Disney's The Lion King has captivated the imagination of audiences around the world and now, Theatre Charlotte's award-winning youth theatre ...

Michaels Camp Creativity

Join us on a summer crafting journey. Weekly themes for kids ages 3 and up.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
  • Location: Visit Participating locations near you!
  • Cost: $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions
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  • Category: Classes

Now Showing: Rock Dog

Join us for a special showing of Rock Dog. A Tibetan mastiff living in a mountain community dreams of being ...

Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach

Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach" is a fantastical tale of an orphaned boy, his insect friends, and their ...

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 ...

Story Explorers: STEM Build It

Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games, and more! You design it, you ...

Watermelon Day

Friday, July 7th is the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market (1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28217) annual Watermelon Day! Representatives from ...

Summer Break Film Series

Bring your lunch and enjoy a different feature film Fridays during Summer Break at noon. All movies are rated G. ...

From Page to Screen: Maximum Ride

Whether you already love the book or want to watch the movie before reading it, join us for the film ...

Now Showing: The Angry Birds Movie

Join us for a special showing of The Angry Birds Movie, about an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds ...

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, ...

Food Truck Friday South-End

Food Truck Friday at Sycamore! This family-friendly event features craft brews, wine, cider, live music and the best food trucks in ...

Friday nights at Camp North End

A historic industrial site that once produced Model Ts and US Army missiles is now being reimagined as a creative ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Camp North End 1776 Statesville Ave, Charlotte, NC 28206.
  • Cost: Free admission.
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

South End Gallery Crawl: July Edition

A kid friendly event! After the Fourth of July hustle and bustle, take a break from traveling and enjoy a relaxed ...

  • 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Historic South End, Charlotte Charlotte, North Carolina 28203.
  • Cost: Free.
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

16th annual N.C. Blackberry Festival.

Festivities include the blackberry eating contest, lots of live music, recipe contests and the colossal cobbler parade brigade – the ...

Music or Movies on the Green at Promenade

Enjoy music or movies at Promenade on Providence! The perfect outing for the whole family...

Sounds on The Square

Don’t miss our free outdoor performances every Friday night this summer at Spirit Square! Local musicians will perform from 7:00-8:30 ...

To benefit the Levine Children's Hospital 90's Tribute To Benefit Levine Children's Hospital

90's Tribute to benefit the Levine Children's Hospital! Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Show starts at 8:00 p.m.

  • 7:00 pm 
  • Location: Neighborhood Theatre 511 East 36th Street Charlotte, NC.
  • Cost: $10 donation.
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  • Category: Other

After Dark at Sky High Sports and Ft 485 Laser Tag

Join us every Friday & Saturday from 8pm-11pm for our After Dark special! For only $17, you’ll have access to ...

Movie in the Park: SING

Join us for Movies in the Park. Most nights begin at 8:45 p.m. with music and entertainment before the movies. ...

  • 8:45 pm - 11:00 pm 
  • Location: Kannapolis Village Park, 740 W C Street, Kannapolis NC 28081.
  • Website:
  • Category: Family Fun
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