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Literacy Scavenger Hunt: Arctic Animals

Grow your vocabulary and learn about cold climate wild life by completing this month's literacy scavenger hunt. Explore the library ...

Free child car seat checks at Matthews Police Station

Residents of Charlotte and surrounding communities can get their child car seats checked for free through the Safe Kids program. ...

Baby Storytime

Babies experience brain stimulation through language and socialization. Engage your little one with new sights and sounds through books, songs, ...

Toddler Storytime

Toddlers build language skills, participate in music and movement activities, and discover the fun of books. Explore letters, sounds, and ...

The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition

The Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibition is a celebration of 50 Years, 50 Works, and 50 Reasons. This exhibition spotlights 50 ...

Tiny Tots Storytime

Stories, music and movement for tiny tots. Storytime is designed to develop language, listening and coordination skills.

Lil' Bit Fit Time at Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading

This is a Parent-led open play time in our facility for you and your Lil’ Bit (Toddler). With your guidance, ...

Preschool Tinker Time

Join us in the Spangler Library for hands-on STEAM activities related to science and art for kids ages 2-5 and ...

Preschool Storytime: Listen and Move with Yoga

Children and parents will participate in stories, songs and movement activities that build both gross and fine motor skills, which ...

Ice Skating at US National Whitewater Center

Skate on an ice trail or free skate on 17,000 sq. ft of ice. Located in the Upper Pond of ...

Homeschool Wednesdays at York County Museum

Trees, like humans can suffer injury or become sick. Learn how to tell if a tree is in trouble and ...

  • 1:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: 4621 Mt. Gallant Rd. Rock Hill, SC 29732
  • Cost: $6 per person on day of program
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Makerspace Open Hours

The makerspace is open to ages 12 and up. A 3D printer, vinyl cutter, and a wood carver are available ...

Measure Up! Teen Cooking Challenge

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

Rookie Science Jr - Moon

Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments. This month, we explore the science of Earth's ...

Walk-Up Wednesdays at Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture

Explore more this summer at the Gantt! Enjoy free admission on Wednesdays from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM beginning July 3 ...

  • 5:00 pm -  9:00 pm 
  • Location: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture 551 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
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  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Exploring STEM at Therapeutic Recreation - Meck County

Exploring STEM is a 6 week program where kids can engage in hands - on activities and experiments to understand ...

Lights at US National Whitewater Center

Lights is a half-mile walking trail that leads viewers through a series of immersive light installations featuring  honeycombs, vines, crystals, ...

  • 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 
  • Location: US National Whitewater Center, 5000 Whitewater Center Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28214.
  • Cost: Free.
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  • Category: Family Fun

Music and Movement at Albemarle Road Recreation Center

Get up and move with your friends at this program! Enjoy interactive activities that will get your feet stomping!

  • 6:00 pm -  7:30 pm 
  • Location: Albemarle Road Recreation Center, 5027 North Idlewild Road Charlotte NC 28227.
  • Cost: $40
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  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Measure-Up Club: Featuring Chef Phil!

Chef Phil from Kings Kitchen will be conducting a cooking class for our teen patrons!

Puppet Show

Bring your whole family out to enjoy puppet shows, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and ...