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Live Animal Encounter at Discovery Place Nature

Get to know some of our animal residents Discovery Place Nature is home to many fascinating species. Get nose-to-nose with one ...

Great Backyard Bird Count: family event at Wing Haven

Every bird counts! It’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), a joint project of the Cornell Lab of ...

  • 8:00 am -  1:00 pm 
  • Location: Wing Haven Garden And Bird Sanctuary 248 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, North Carolina 28209
  • Cost: Garden admission is FREE during this event.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Art & Orchids featuring Stickwork at DSBG

Using a simple technique of bending and interweaving sticks, NC artist Patrick Dougherty has created over 300 whimsical sculptures. Discover ...

  • 9:00 am -  5:00 pm 
  • Location: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden 6500 S New Hope Rd, Belmont, North Carolina 28012
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Family Fun in the play area at Southpark

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  • 11:00 am -  7:00 pm 
  • Location: SouthPark 4400 Sharon Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28211
  • Website: www.simon.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Great Backyard Bird Count Family Hike and Kids Craft

Come learn about The Great Backyard Bird Count and go for a short hike through the woods in our Van ...

  • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm 
  • Location: UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens 9090 Craver Rd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
  • Cost: $10 per child, $7 with membership
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Feb-RAY-ary at SEA LIFE Aquarium (Charlotte / Concord)

Swim into Feb-RAY-ary at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord from February 1st through February 29th as we RAYS Awareness about rays! Wander ...

  • 12:00 pm -  6:00 pm 
  • Location: SEA LIFE Aquarium (Charlotte / Concord) 8111 Concord Mills Blvd, Concord, North Carolina 28027
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

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 ...

Stories in the Woods

Free children's program- Stories in the Woods (in case of inclement weather the event will be cancelled) Do you love ...

  • 12:30 pm 
  • Location: UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens 9090 Craver Rd., Charlotte, North Carolina 28262
  • Cost: Free.
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun, Free

Stories in the Woods at the Botanical Gardens

Do you love when stories take you on adventures? Imagine listening to these stories surrounded by the beautiful woods at ...

  • 12:30 pm -  1:30 pm 
  • Location: UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens and the University City Public Library, Charlotte NC.
  • Website: gardens.uncc.edu
  • Category: Family Fun

Makerspace *Family Time*

The Makerspace is open to teens and preteens ages 10-18 and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) working on a project together. ...

Akeelah and the Bee at Children's Theatre of Charlotte

A young girl’s aptitude for words spells success for her future. Life for 11-year-old Akeelah Anderson isn’t easy, especially after losing ...

Wild Art!

Through hands-on projects discover the many ways nature can provide inspiration for art. Parent attendance and participation required.

  • 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm 
  • Location: Latta Plantation Nature Preserve 5226 Sample Rd, Huntersville, North Carolina 28078
  • Cost: $4
  • Website: www.facebook.com
  • Category: Family Fun

Painting Party at American Girl Store - SouthPark Mall

You and your girl can color your world with a painting class at Painting with a Twist! Each of you ...

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.
  • Website: usnwc.org
  • 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
  • Website: www.mecknc.gov
  • Category: Ongoing Programs

Akeelah and the Bee at Children's Theatre of Charlotte (Sensory Friendly Performance)

A young girl’s aptitude for words spells success for her future. Life for 11-year-old Akeelah Anderson isn’t easy, especially after losing ...