Take a Child Outside

Museum of York County

September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Take advantage of the beauty of the outdoors with a scavenger hunt, live butterfly release (noon and 1:30pm), and geogaching. Plus, meet members of of York County's Beekeeper Association and York County Master Gardeners. 

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Lakeshore Learning Free Crafts for Kids Event

Lakeshore Learning Store

September 23, 2017 - December 30, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Lakeshore Learning Stores provide fun, free crafts every Saturday from 11am to 3pm. Visit Bit.ly/freecraftsforkids for the featured craft of the week or call your local Lakeshore Learning store for more details.

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James H. Lynn Science Center Presents: Autumn Sky Shows

The Schiele Museum of Natural History

September 23, 2017 - October 31, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Enjoy two great mini programs in the science theater.  First, explore fall constellations in the seasonal stargazing tour of the night sky.  Then, learn about modern unmanned lunar explorations during a presentation of "Flight to the Moon," a presentation of the XPrize Foundation.

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Educator Saturdays at Discovery Place

Discovery Place Museums

September 23, 2017 - September 30, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Educators can bring one guest and enjoy free admission to Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Kids, Discovery Place Nature, or Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham Saturdays in September beginning Sept. 2. Educators must present a valid ID or NCDPE homeschool certificate at the admissions desk. 

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Repticon Charlotte Reptile and Exotic Animal Show

Cabarrus Arena and Events Center

September 23, 2017 - September 24, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Repticon Charlotte is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone. Sat., 10am-5pm; Sun., 10am-4pm.

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Special Pumpkin Patch

Patterson Farm

September 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Go on a special Pumpkin Patch Adventure for those with special needs. Fall Fun on the Farm activities available for those who are visually impaired, have mobility issues, autism, or any other special need.

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