Fit Family Challenge Fitness Classes

Try something new at one of our free Fit Family Challenge fitness classes, May 1-June 26.


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Try a free Fit Family Challenge Fitness class, May 1-June 26, 2016, to get fit and earn points in the Fit Family Challenge.

HOW IT WORKS:

  • Fitness classes are FREE with your Class Pass.*
  • Each class you attend is worth 100 bonus points in the Fit Family Challenge.
  • You will receive an exclusive code at each class or event that you attend.
  • Code must be logged in online in the Fit Family Challenge Activity Tracker to earn points.

*Login to download your class pass starting May 1. Space may be limited in some classes. Call to confirm.

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Try any of these FREE classes during the Fit Family Challenge May 1-June 26. Enjoy these courtesy of our fitness partners and the Challenge!

 

AIR Charlotte

1043-C Providence Road, Charlotte • 704-249-6757
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Space is limited. All participants must pre-register for classes by emailing Kerri at kerri@airfitcharlotte.com. She will provide you with your event code once you are registered. See class descriptions below:

Air Restore

All levels class, fusing basic to advanced yoga poses with aerial silk hammocks to allow for a full body stretch that increases flexibility beyond what traditional yoga provides. Utilize the hammock as an apparatus to help delve deeper into your asanas. This is a slower paced, yoga based aerial class compared to our AIR and AIR Foundation. An added bonus? Enjoy a meditative nap at the end of class.

Thursday 7p; Friday 5:30pm; Sunday 9a

Air Foundation

AIR® Foundation introduces new clients to aerial exercises on AIR® hammocks. This beginner class will emphasize basic alignment, foundation, and specific muscle action so that the body can learn how to balance on the AIR® hammock. AIR® Foundation is slower in pace than the traditional AIR® class, but still challenging. Regardless of its beginner pace relative to aerial exercises, AIR® Foundation will still deliver a tough workout. No experience necessary. We recommend new clients to take an AIR® Foundation class before graduating to AIR®.

Tuesday / Thursday 5:45p; Friday 9:30a; Saturday 9:15a

Mom & Me

Mother/child bonding at its best! This specialty AIR® Workshop is designed for moms with little ones ages 4-10. While mom gets a core and cardio workout using the silk hammocks, little ones can join in the fun for an unforgettable bonding experience of flipping, flying, climbing and twirling! No experience necessary, gymnastics/dance background a plus.

Saturday, May 7 only, 12p and 1:30pm


Burn Bootcamp

311 Gilead Rd., Huntersville
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At Burn Boot Camp, we are dedicated to transforming communities around the world by training, educating and motivating women, especially moms. With our exclusive burst training technique, our out-of-the-box strength training methods, personalized nutrition guidance and our supportive community, true transformation can take place!

Monday-Friday: 5:00am, 5:30am, 6:30am, 7:30am, 8:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am, Noon, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm

Burn Yoga
A great compliment to our boot camps. Yoga classes are designed to nurture your mind and body. From alleviating stress, optimizing recovery and enhancing overall wellness Burn Yoga will be a great add-on to your workout routines!

Mondays 7:30pm; Saturdays 10am; Sundays 4pm & 5pm

*All times listed above are for the Huntersville, NC location. Event code received at check in.


Hilliard Studio Method

516 Fenton Place, Charlotte |  704-236-3377

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Hilliard Studio Charlotte

Unique, powerful and unparalleled, Hilliard Studio Method is a core-centric, Pilates-based workout that uses the latest techniques to get your heart rate pumping and the sweat dripping. This high energy, low-impact workout incorporates weights and resistance training for a total body workout at any age or stage of life.

To Sign Up: Please email info@hilliardstudiomethod.com with Fit Family Challenge in the subject line. We will then get you set up to visit our studio all throughout the Challenge and provide you with an FFC event code! 

The Essential Method

The Essential Method has all the fun and energy of The Method class while moving at a slower place. While The Method is geared toward all levels, The Essential Method is designed for those of us just getting started or looking to focus on the fundamentals.

Monday / Wednesdays, noon

The Method

Hilliard Studio Method’s 60 minute proprietary workout will get your heart pumping and your muscles burning by using signature HSM floor and mat work while incorporating all of our different workout tools, tricks and moves to help you reach your edge and define your most powerful self.

Sundays, 10:45am

 


Pushpointe

1741 Gold Hill Road, Ste. 108, Fort Mill, SC
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Space is limited. Participants must email info@pushpointe.com to set up account to register for classes.

Barre Essentials
A 45 minute class set to fun and energetic music. Each class incorporates an upper body workout with weights and a combination of high-intensity sequences of thigh, seat, and core exercises at the barre.
Tuesdays 6:30pm

Cadence Cycle
A 45-minute group cycling class designed for all fitness levels. It involves various cycling drills that offer an exhilarating cardiovascular workout. One of PushPointe's signature classes.
Mondays 6pm; Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:15pm; Saturdays 8am

Cardio Sport
An intense total-body group fitness adventure that uniquely combines interval training, functional strength training, and sports-related movements. This class will challenge and inspire you to give your very best.
Thursdays 6:30pm

Cardio Sport 360 (Pump Up!)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 (FBC-Scriven Tag Team) is 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of strength conditioning. Each class combines various cycling drills that offer an exhilarating cardiovascular workout and strength conditioning that provides challenging and dynamic whole body muscle conditioning using body weight, dumbbells, exercise balls, & body bars as resistance tools. This is not a beginner class, but participants are offered exercise alternatives to fit their individual fitness levels. Taught by Leonard and Sarah Scriven.
Fridays  5:15am

Cardio Sport n' Stretch
An intense total-body group fitness adventure that uniquely combines interval training, functional strength training, and sports-related movements. Class culminates with an active and thorough stretch. This class will challenge and inspire you to give your very best.
Tuesdays 5:10am

CycleFit 360 (Pump Up!)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 (Pump Up!) is 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of Pump Up! Pump Up! is a barbell based class that will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast! Focusing on low-to-moderate weight loads and higher reps, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly enhance your lean muscle.
Thursdays 5:45am

CycleFit360 (Core Concepts)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 (Core Concepts) is 45 minutes of cycling combined with 15 minutes of core exercises. Each class combines various cycling drills that offer an exhilarating cardiovascular workout and core conditioning.
Fri: 5:30am

CycleFit 360 (Get Fit Variety)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 (Get Fit Variety) is 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of strength conditioning. Every 4 weeks the format of the strength segment changes, but it's guaranteed to provide challenging and dynamic whole body conditioning. Participants are offered exercise alternatives to fit their individual fitness levels. Taught by 2 instructors.
Mon: 6am

CycleFit 360 (FBC)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 is 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of strength conditioning. Each class combines various cycling drills that offer an exhilarating cardiovascular workout and strength conditioning that provides challenging and dynamic whole body muscle conditioning using body weight, dumbbells, exercise balls, & body bars as resistance tools. This is not a beginner class, but participants are offered exercise alternatives to fit their individual fitness levels. Taught by 2 instructors.
Thurs: 5:10am

CycleFit 360 (FBC-Scriven Tag Team)
A PushPointe signature class, CycleFit 360 (FBC-Scriven Tag Team) is 30 minutes of cycling combined with 30 minutes of strength conditioning. Each class combines various cycling drills that offer an exhilarating cardiovascular workout and strength conditioning that provides challenging and dynamic whole body muscle conditioning using body weight, dumbbells, exercise balls, & body bars as resistance tools. This is not a beginner class, but participants are offered exercise alternatives to fit their individual fitness levels. Taught by Leonard and Sarah Scriven.
Sat: 8:15am, 9am

CycleUp
A unique and challenging 60 minute class designed to give you a great cardio workout while incorporating carefully thought-out sculpting exercises to condition your upper body during the group cycle class.
Mon: 5:10am, Tues: 5:15am, Wed: 5:10am

Full Body Challenge
FBC (M60) a.k.a Full Body Challenge is a 60 minute class that features the PushPointe workout of the day which will be a combination of challenging dynamic whole body muscle conditioning using body weight, dumbbells, exercise balls, & body bars as resistance tools.
Wed: 5:15am

Hange 10
Suspension training at it's best. TRX is a total-body workout system that uses gravity against the individual's own body weight to simultaneously develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability.
Mon & Th: 5:45pm; Fri: 5pm

HIIT Camp
HIIT camp is a total body, heart pumping, aerobic and strength conditioning workout. This interval-based class combines full-body strength training with high intensity cardio bursts designed to tone your body, improve your endurance and clear your mind.
Tues: 6am; Sat: 7am

Pump UP
A barbell based class that will sculpt, tone and strengthen your entire body, fast! Focusing on low-to-moderate weight loads and higher reps, you'll burn fat, gain strength and quickly enhance your lean muscle.
Mon: 5:15am

Youth Cardio Sport T-Fit
Designed to help youth develop healthy exercise and wellness habits; as well as, develop better balance and athleticism, improve speed and coordination, increase strength, and foster the love of movement. Ages 10-17.
Mon-Th: 6:15pm


Catawba Lands Conservancy/Carolina Thread Trail

704-376-2556
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Fit Family Challenge and the Catawba Lands Conservancy are partnering to get you out on the beautiful network of trails known as the Carolina Thread Trail! The Carolina Thread Trail is a regional network of family-friendly greenways, trails and blueways that reaches 15 counties, 2 states and 2.3 million people. There are over 250 miles of trail and over 100 miles of blueway open to the public – linking people, places, cities, towns and attractions. The Thread Trail preserves our natural areas and is a place for exploration of nature, culture, science and history. This is a landmark project that provides public and community benefits for everyone, in every community.

Check out the “Fit Family Challenge” category on the map under Trail Adventures to plan your hike and earn points for getting active on the Carolina Thread Trail! Plan out your hike, then for a code, please post a selfie or group photo taken on one of the Thread Trail segments and tag Thread Trail @ThreadTrail on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram as well as #fitfamilychallenge. An event code will then be sent to you for each trail you hike and submit a photo!

Or email your photo to vanessa@carolinathreadtrail.org and an event code will be sent to you.


Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens

6500 S New Hope Road, Belmont | 704-825-4490

Located within 380 acres on the banks of Lake Wylie, the Garden offers over 20 acres of manicured gardens, sparkling fountains and access to miles of nature walks. This setting is perfect for those who are looking to get active and get healthy. The Health and Wellness series of courses offer many ways to live a healthier lifestyle, including classes in nutrition, gardening, yoga and more. Classes including “Family Yoga in the Garden” are free with garden admission – event code at check in.

Click here for more information and class days/times.


Jazzercise Charlotte Fitness Center

1600 E. Woodlawn Rd. Ste. 300, Charlotte | 704-335-8452

Jazzercise is a dance-based group fitness program. Each 60-minute Jazzercise class features a fusion of dance, resistance training, Pilates, yoga, kickboxing, and Latin-style movements set to popular music. Click here for full class schedule. Attend what class works for you! Event code provided at check-in.


Myers Park Presbyterian Church

1073 Providence Rd, Charlotte | 704-927-1265

TRX

Take your fitness to the next level. This workout is led by a trained TRX instructor who will help you use your body weight and gravity to increase strength, flexibility, and develop core strength.

Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:20 am –Event code distributed at class.

Tai Chi

A centuries old Chinese practice that is designed to exercise the mind and body through a series of gentle, flowing postures that create a kind of synchronized dance.

Thursdays 9:15am – Event code distributed at class.


YWCA Central Carolinas

3420 Park Road, Charlotte | 704-525-5770

Hours: Mon-Thurs 5:45 a.m. - 9 p.m. Fri 5:45 - 8 p.m. Sat 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

The YWCA is your co-ed, comfortable fitness center. We have a great community comprised of members from all walks of life and various fitness levels. We offer competitive rates, a friendly staff, a safe and comfortable facility and knowledgeable instructors.

Please come and try the YWCA with a complimentary four-day guest pass.  Check out classes online. Event code at check in.

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Cost: $25-$30

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Telephone: 704-973-2828
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Telephone: 704-341-5413
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Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road
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Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

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Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

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Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

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The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
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Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Cost: $19-$22

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Matthews Playhouse
100 McDowell Street E.
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-846-8343
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Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

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Levine Museum of the New South
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Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

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Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-825-4490
Website »

More information

Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
View map »


Sponsor: Kings Mountain Historical Museum
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Cost: Free

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Beatties Ford Road Regional Library
2412 Beatties Ford Road
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Cost: Free

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South County Regional Library
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Cost: Free

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Cost: $3 per hour

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Dish It Out
7828 Rea Road
#C
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Telephone: 704-544-4848
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Hit the paved trail with your little one, and experience nature. Registration required.

Cost: Free

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McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
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Telephone: 980-314-1128
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Owlets explore nature with hands-on experiences that will enthrall the senses and engage the imagination.

Cost: Free

Where:
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
2900 Rocky River Road
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Cost: $3-$5

Where:
Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading
11011 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-246-8611
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Cost: $5-$6

Where:
Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-299-8445
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Cost: $10

Where:
Town Hall
315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road
Indian Trail, NC
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Wear your pjs on the second Monday of each month for a family story time that is perfect for bedtime.

Cost: Free

Where:
Plaza Midwood Library
1623 Central Ave
, NC
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Telephone: 704-416-6200
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Cost: Free

Where:
Matthews Library
230 Matthews Station St.
Matthews, NC
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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-372-6261
Website »

More information

Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-866-6908
Website »

More information

Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon St.
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

The exhibition presents more than 100 works from the Bechtler collection that have never been on view to the public. Bechtler will be highlighting works from well-known artists including but not...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St.
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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Do you keep saying you’ll get organized someday, but someday never comes? Are you overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by your clutter? Would you like to save time and money while reducing your...

Cost: 99.00

Where:
Online
PO Box 178
Charlotte, NC  27609
View map »


Sponsor: Reawaken Your Brilliance
Telephone: 191-955-93925
Contact Name: Julie Coraccio
Website »

More information

Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, this juried exhibition is part of an artistic tradition of portraying plants for...

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-825-4490
Website »

More information

Stroll through the gardens and trails to watch for seasonal birds, observe nesting patterns and establish basis for bird counts.

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
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Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science and games! Five year-old participants must have entered Kindergarten. Registration required.

Cost: Free

Where:
Matthews Library
230 Matthews Station St.
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-416-5000
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Preteens are invited to enjoy books and literacy activities that improve critical thinking skills.

Cost: Free

Where:
Beatties Ford Road Regional Library
2412 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Come for fun and cookies!

Cost: Free

Where:
York Public Library
21 East Liberty St.
York, SC
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Come out for for books and literacy activities that help improve your critical thinking skills. Preregistration online.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Library
5935 Hickory Grove Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-416-4400
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Drop in for Valentine card making and other fun activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mooresville Public Library
304 S. Main St.
Mooresville, NC
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Normally well camouflaged, the American Woodcock is rarely spotted except for this time of year. In early February, males put on an amazing mating display. Come for a rare glimpse at this elusive...

Cost: Free

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 S. York Road
, NC
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Learn about the application process and get some insider tips about how to stand out.

Cost: Free

Where:
South County Regional Library
5801 Rea Road
, NC
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This family-friendly, community nature program discusses on one of the most interesting and intelligent birds in the Charlotte area.

Cost: Free

Where:
Discovery Place Nature
1658 Sterling Road
, NC
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Sponsor: CROWN
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The Charlotte Master Chorale and Chamber Singers share the stage with the Arts Plus Charlotte Children’s Choir in a concert that celebrates human curiosity and our fascination with outer...

Cost: $20

Where:
First United Methodist Church
501 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Participants engage in arts and crafts, story time theater and music with their moms.

Cost: Free

Where:
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
4820 Tuckaseegee Road
, NC
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This weekly story time includes classic tales and new favorites.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble - Arboretum
3327 Pineville-Matthews Road
, NC
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Little ones bounce under the supervision of their parents and without interference from bigger kids. Jumpers need Sky Socks, which are available for purchase, and a signed waiver.

Cost: $8

Where:
Sky Zone
10200 Centrum Pkwy.
Pineville, NC
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Big Air Trampoline Park opens its doors for little ones to jump at their own speed and comfort level. Without the older kids around, the toddlers feel right at home on all the attractions. Big...

Cost: $8

Where:
Big Air Trampoline Park
2408 Sardis Road N.
, NC
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Toddlers identify words through interactive games and letter recognition.

Cost: Free

Where:
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
4820 Tuckaseegee Road
, NC
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Classes involve a story, craft, exploration stations and time with two animal ambassadors. Topics include: Nov. 13, Thanksgiving; Dec. 11, Christmas ornament making; Jan. 8, Snow; Feb. 12, ...

Cost: $5

Where:
Rescue Ranch
1424 Turnersburg Hwy.
Statesville, NC
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Children will play with a variety of interactive, age appropriate toys and games while listening to music.

Cost: $3

Where:
Sugar Creek Recreation Center
943 W. Sugar Creek Road
, NC
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With parental guidance, toddlers can jump on the trampoline, play in the foam pit and craw through obstacles. Play time is for children just starting to walk through age 5 who are not yet in...

Cost: $3-$5

Where:
Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading
11011 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-246-8611
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Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor, so parents are in charge of their children. No need...

Cost: $5-$6

Where:
Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-299-8445
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Come study astronomy and visit the Settlemyre Planetarium. Learn how telescopes, rocket and rovers help astronomers gather information. Registration required.

Cost: $7

Where:
The Museum of York County
4621 Mt. Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC
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Telephone: 803-981-9182
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Victory Bounce sessions at BounceU of Matthews occur every second Tuesday of the month. Every Victory Bounce session has free admission, which also includes siblings.

Cost: Free

Where:
BounceU of Matthews
9129 Monroe Rd Ste 145-150
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-921-8771
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Get free entry to The Schiele Museum every second Tuesday of the month from 4-8 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
The Schiele Museum
1500 East Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
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Sponsor: Duke Energy
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The program is designed to provide girls the opportunity to express themselves, gain an experience in different activities and assist in developmental growth through socialization.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Recreation Center
6709 Pence Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1122
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Get one free child ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket on Tuesdays. Each additional child (ages 3-12) receives a discount as well, costing only $5 each. 

Cost: $15 for adult

Where:
Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium
8111 Concord Mills Blvd.
Concord, NC
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Telephone: 866-229-1573
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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-6261
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Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
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Telephone: 704-866-6908
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Victory Bounce sessions at BounceU of Charlotte occur every second Tuesday of the month. Every Victory Bounce session has free admission, which also includes siblings. Times change every month,...

Cost: Free

Where:
BounceU of Charlotte
10624 Metromont Pkwy.
Suite 300
, NC
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Telephone: 704-921-8771
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art,...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
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Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, this juried exhibition is part of an artistic tradition of portraying plants for...

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
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Telephone: 704-825-4490
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Do you keep saying you’ll get organized someday, but someday never comes? Are you overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by your clutter? Would you like to save time and money while reducing your...

Cost: 99.00

Where:
Online
PO Box 178
Charlotte, NC  27609
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Sponsor: Reawaken Your Brilliance
Telephone: 191-955-93925
Contact Name: Julie Coraccio
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Listen to stories and extend learning through a variety of hands-on activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
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Sponsor: Kings Mountain Historical Museum
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Discover nature through stories, crafts and activities related to the topic.

Cost: $4

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC
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Become a nature detective; explore through stories, crafts and activities related to the topic.

Cost: $6

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC
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Teens will explore chemistry as seen in cooking, one of the oldest and most widespread uses of applied chemistry.

Cost: Free

Where:
University City Regional Library
301 East W.T. Harris Blvd.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-416-7200
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Discover the world of science through books, hands-on educational activities, and experiments.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mint Hill Library
6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road
Mint Hill, NC
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Participate in the Dungeons and Dragons role-playing game that encourages cooperation, problem solving, letter and word recognition, and critical thinking skills.

Cost: Free

Where:
Beatties Ford Road Regional Library
2412 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Join The Jolly Lollies for an intimate night to celebrate love. Feel free to BYOB (beer or wine bottle), pack a picnic dinner or arrive a little early to grab a bite from Papi Queso. Dress...

Cost: $10, non-walking children free

Where:
Watershed
2101 Shenandoah Ave.
, NC
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Come for a unique service project where participants can earn community service hours while also giving back to the city of Charlotte. Participants will be sorting socks for those in need. Register...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Library
5935 Hickory Grove Road
, NC
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Earn community service hours, while also giving back to the city of Charlotte. Make Valentines for the elderly and welcome packets for families of hospital patients.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Library
5935 Hickory Grove Road
, NC
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Explore the story of Cinderella through creative play and interactive Valentine activities.

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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Brookdale Pediatric Dentistry and Reedy Creek Elementary are hosting the Harlem Wizards in a Fundraiser Basketball Game. Reedy Creek Elementary teachers and staff will go head-to-head with the...

Cost: $10-$40

Where:
Rocky River High School
10505 Clear Creek Commerce Drive
Mint Hill, NC
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Sponsor: Reedy Creek Elementary
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Certified technicians will check and help families install carseats. No appointment necessary. Bring your vehicle, seat and if possible the child for the most assistance. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Matthews Police Department
1201 Crews Road
Matthews, NC
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On the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, enjoy for stories, crafts and hands-on learning.

Cost: $5 per child with paid adult admission of $12

Where:
Carolina's Aviation Museum
4672 1st Flight Drive
, NC
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Learn more about the activities, events, venues,  history and how to get around the Greenway by van. There is no hiking required, but register online prior to the tour.

Cost: Free

Where:
Anne Springs Close Greenway
250 Dairy Barn Lane
Fort Mill, SC
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This drop off program for children presents an engineering challenge based on a popular nursery rhyme. After their engineering challenge, participants meet the animals and participate in humane...

Cost: $20

Where:
Rescue Ranch
1424 Turnersburg Hwy.
Statesville, NC
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With parental guidance, toddlers can jump on the trampoline, play in the foam pit and craw through obstacles. Play time is for children just starting to walk through age 5 who are not yet in...

Cost: $3-$5

Where:
Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading
11011 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-246-8611
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Enjoy stories, movement with music and a seasonal craft.

Cost: $5-$8, free for children 3 and younger

Where:
Museum of York County
4621 Mt. Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC
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Come join story time with other families. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble - Morrison Place
4020 Sharon Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-364-0626
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Little ones enjoy music, movement and story time followed by open play. Preregistration is required, and payment is cash only.

Cost: $5 per child; $10 per family

Where:
Lanti Music
323-E Unionville Indian Trail Road
Indian Trail, NC  28079
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Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor, so parents are in charge of their children. No need...

Cost: $5-$6

Where:
Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-299-8445
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Help make an edible valentine for a favorite furry friend at the nature center.

Cost: $6-$8, includes admission

Where:
Discovery Place Nature
1658 Sterling Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-6261
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Come study astronomy and visit the Settlemyre Planetarium. Learn how telescopes, rocket and rovers help astronomers gather information. Registration required.

Cost: $7

Where:
The Museum of York County
4621 Mt. Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC
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Telephone: 803-981-9182
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Homeschoolers explore art and discover creativity.

Cost: $5

Where:
War Memorial Center
220 N. Maple St.
Mooresville, NC
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Come improve bowl skating skills, such as finding new lines plus improving airs and grinds

Cost: Free

Where:
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
750 Beal St.
, NC
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Kids will build with Legos while utilizing their imaginations in this afterschool program.

Cost: $6

Where:
Elon Recreation Center
11401 Ardrey Kell Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1103
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Hip-hop lovers come express themselves while teaching and learning more about hip-hop culture.

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Recreation Center
943 W.Sugar Creek Road
, NC
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Explore the Mint Museum's exhibitions.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2000
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Instructors will provide assistance to students in grades K-12 in reading and math. The instructions will be primarily facilitated by NC Educator licensed teachers.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Revolution Park Sports Academy
1225 Remount Road
, NC
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Sponsor: Revolution Park Sports Academy

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Charlotte Ballet's Cultural Dance Program presents African Dance classes. Classes are drop-in format, open to all ages and free of charge for participants. There is also child supervision...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Recreation Center
943 West Sugar Creek Road
, NC
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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-6261
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Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
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Telephone: 704-866-6908
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In his delicately rendered sculptures, Michael Sherrill seeks to elicit a sense of wonder from viewers.

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Featuring more than 50 international artists and more than 100 works of art, Under Construction explores the growth of the collage technique and aesthetic in the work of Romare Bearden and his...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art,...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
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The exhibition presents more than 100 works from the Bechtler collection that have never been on view to the public. Bechtler will be highlighting works from well-known artists including but not...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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Do you keep saying you’ll get organized someday, but someday never comes? Are you overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by your clutter? Would you like to save time and money while reducing your...

Cost: 99.00

Where:
Online
PO Box 178
Charlotte, NC  27609
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Sponsor: Reawaken Your Brilliance
Telephone: 191-955-93925
Contact Name: Julie Coraccio
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Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, this juried exhibition is part of an artistic tradition of portraying plants for...

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
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Telephone: 704-825-4490
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Come throw and splatter paint on a canvas board to create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

Cost: $13.50-$15

Where:
Kidcreate Studio
636 Crown Pointe Lane
Suite 101
Rock Hill, SC
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Come make cards, play games and enjoy a mini tea party with a snack and lemonade.

Cost: $5

Where:
Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center
800 E. MLK Jr. Blvd.
, NC
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Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
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Sponsor: Kings Mountain Historical Museum
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Learn about 19th century valentine traditions as you explore the circa Latta house and grounds. Demonstrations and activities will include baking in the kitchen, English country dancing, fan...

Cost: $6 per person, ages 4 and younger free

Where:
Latta Plantation Nature Preserve
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC  28078
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Telephone: 980-314-1129
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Enjoy Valentine's Day stories, songs and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading.

Cost: Free

Where:
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
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Pick up something sweet for your sweetheart from the Cupcake Delirium food truck at the Brixham Tent.

Where:
The Brixham Tent in Ballantyne Corp. Park
11605 N. Community House Road
, NC
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day this with the story, "The Love Monster" by Rachel Bright at the Town Hall Main Stage. Then make special Valentine crafts.

Cost: $10, included with museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Kids
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
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Teens can drop in at the Information Desk for a 30-minute individual session with a staff member to get assistance with college or career applications and information.

Cost: Free

Where:
Beatties Ford Road Regional Library
2412 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Compete with your friends in a series of 60 second challenges centered around the theme of Valentine's Day.

Cost: Free

Where:
South County Regional Library
5801 Rea Road
, NC
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The kids will explore nature by dissecting owl pellets, going on a night hike, eating pizza dinner and learning how to safely start fires. Registration required.

Cost: $10

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 S. York Road
, NC
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A professional instructor will lead families in making tasty and nutritious Valentine’s themed foods.

Cost: $25-$30

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Tots express themselves creatively through art.

Cost: Free

Where:
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
4820 Tuckaseegee Road
, NC
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Little ones bounce under the supervision of their parents and without interference from bigger kids. Jumpers need Sky Socks, which are available for purchase, and a signed waiver.

Cost: $8

Where:
Sky Zone
10200 Centrum Pkwy.
Pineville, NC
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Big Air Trampoline Park opens its doors for little ones to jump at their own speed and comfort level. Without the older kids around, the toddlers feel right at home on all the attractions. Big...

Cost: $8

Where:
Big Air Trampoline Park
2408 Sardis Road N.
, NC
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Toddlers will participate in a fun, kid friendly workout.

Cost: Free

Where:
Tuckaseegee Recreation Center
4820 Tuckaseegee Road
, NC
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Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Pre-Registration is required. Time slots are 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am.

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1128
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With parental guidance, toddlers can jump on the trampoline, play in the foam pit and craw through obstacles. Play time is for children just starting to walk through age 5 who are not yet in...

Cost: $3-$5

Where:
Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading
11011 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC
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Each class brings a new theme while making arts and crafts. Registration required.

Cost: $6

Where:
Town Hall
315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road
Indian Trail, NC
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Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor, so parents are in charge of their children. No need...

Cost: $5-$6

Where:
Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-299-8445
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Learn the basics of drawing including composition and proportions.

Cost: Free

Where:
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
750 Beal St.
, NC
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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-6261
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Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
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Telephone: 704-866-6908
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In his delicately rendered sculptures, Michael Sherrill seeks to elicit a sense of wonder from viewers.

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Featuring more than 50 international artists and more than 100 works of art, Under Construction explores the growth of the collage technique and aesthetic in the work of Romare Bearden and his...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2000
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Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art,...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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In a daring experiment, the works of William Shakespeare come to life at Innovative Works through a creative collaboration with UNC Charlotte. See the culmination of this innovative collaboration...

Cost: $25-$80

Where:
The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
701 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
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The exhibition presents more than 100 works from the Bechtler collection that have never been on view to the public. Bechtler will be highlighting works from well-known artists including but not...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, this juried exhibition is part of an artistic tradition of portraying plants for...

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
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Telephone: 704-825-4490
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Children learn about language and literacy through play. Manipulatives and toys will be available for families of children from birth to age 5 to play together. Please drop in for this...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Regional Library
7015 Morrison Blvd.
, NC
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Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
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Sponsor: Kings Mountain Historical Museum
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Do you keep saying you’ll get organized someday, but someday never comes? Are you overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by your clutter? Would you like to save time and money while reducing your...

Cost: 99.00

Where:
Online
PO Box 178
Charlotte, NC  27609
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Sponsor: Reawaken Your Brilliance
Telephone: 191-955-93925
Contact Name: Julie Coraccio
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Hear stories about the presidents; then create a patriotic craft to take home.

Cost: $5

Where:
President James K Polk State Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Hwy.
Pineville, NC
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Telephone: 704-889-7145

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Celebrate the year of the pig for the Chinese New Year! Help the three little pigs create a safe dwelling from the big bad wolf.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mooresville Public Library
304 S. Main St.
Mooresville, NC
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Drop in the Young Adult Department at the Main Library and create a variety of paper lanterns, just in time for the Chinese New Year Festival of Lanterns!

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Library - Rock Hill
138 E. Black St.
Rock Hill, SC
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Telephone: 803-981-5830
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Warm up next to a campfire on this cold day while sipping on yummy hot cocoa.

Cost: Free

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 S. York Road
, NC
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Love is in the air, and delicious food is in the studio. Make heart shaped pizza, lava cakes and homemade ice cream.

Cost: $39

Where:
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studio: Rea Farms
9826 Sandy Rock Place
Suite E
, NC
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Telephone: 704-246-6069
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A-list celebrities will take the court for the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Where:
Bojangles' Coliseum
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
, NC
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Brothers Leigh and Eric Gibson, along with fellow band members, continue to keep the world of bluegrass fresh by appealing to the past and the present. Rolling Stone magazine says “This...

Cost: $35-$45

Where:
The McCelvey Center
212 E. Jefferson St.
York, SC
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Sponsor: Culture and Heritage Museums
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The league’s best rookies and sophomores will go head-to-head on the court.

Cost: TBA

Where:
Spectrum Center
333 E. Trade St.
, NC
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Mountain Dew Ice Rising Stars will provide fans with an opportunity to watch the league’s top first and second-year players compete.

Where:
Spectrum Center
333 E. Trade St.
, NC
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The Arts Council of York County and Rock Hill School District Three present the annual Teachers' Choice Youth Art Exhibition, featuring selected artwork by Rock Hill students from high, middle,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Center for the Arts
121 E Main St.
Rock Hill, NC
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Count and observe birds in the gardens to help scientists in their study of birds. Volunteers will be providing guided walks and sharing educational information. Hot chocolate will be served....

Cost: Free

Where:
Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary
260 Ridgewood Ave.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-331-0664
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Historic Rosedale is a registered site for the 2019 Big Backyard Bird Count this year, so wear warm clothes and bring binoculars to count the birds.

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Rosedale Plantation
3427 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Pre-Registration is required. Time slots are 10-10:45am and 11-11:45am.

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1128
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The local puppeteer troupe from MyGym Lake Norman will lead an interactive and imaginative puppet show with songs and book readings.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble - Birkdale Village
8725 Townley Road
Huntersville, NC
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With parental guidance, toddlers can jump on the trampoline, play in the foam pit and craw through obstacles. Play time is for children just starting to walk through age 5 who are not yet in...

Cost: $3-$5

Where:
Charlotte Allstar Gymnastics and Cheerleading
11011 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC
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Telephone: 704-246-8611
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Bring your little one to Perfect Balance Training Center for "Tot Time" - an hour of free play in the gym. There is no instructor, so parents are in charge of their children. No need...

Cost: $5-$6

Where:
Perfect Balance
8850 Monroe Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-299-8445
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New Era Cap, the authentic cap of the NBA, will open a pop-up shop featuring exclusive customization opportunities in Charlotte at the New Gallery of Modern Art.

Cost: Free admission, merchandise available for purchase

Where:
New Gallery of Modern Art
435 S Tyron St. #110
, NC
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Sponsor: New Era Cap

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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-6261
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Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
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Telephone: 704-866-6908
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Set in 1926, this fast-paced musical dinner show offers Southern food with classic Southern songs. Watch the gospel truths unfold through the eyes and imagination of Tennessee! See website for...

Cost: $10-$37

Where:
NarroWay Theatre
3327 Hwy 51
Fort Mill, SC  29715
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Sponsor: NarroWay Productions
Telephone: 803-802-2300
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Inspired by the music of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, this jammin’ show takes audiences to the beautiful island of Jamaica with friends, Ziggy and Nansi. See website for show...

Cost: $15+

Where:
McColl Family Theater
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
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In his delicately rendered sculptures, Michael Sherrill seeks to elicit a sense of wonder from viewers.

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Featuring more than 50 international artists and more than 100 works of art, Under Construction explores the growth of the collage technique and aesthetic in the work of Romare Bearden and his...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2000
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Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art,...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Website »

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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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The Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim musical Gypsy comes to the Halton stage for the first time this winter. Considered by many to be the greatest of all American musicals.

Cost: $10+

Where:
Dale F. Halton Theater
1206 Elizabeth Ave.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-330-6534
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In a daring experiment, the works of William Shakespeare come to life at Innovative Works through a creative collaboration with UNC Charlotte. See the culmination of this innovative collaboration...

Cost: $25-$80

Where:
The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
701 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Kids and adults can enjoy interactive basketball activities, art and memorabilia displays, apparel customization and panel discussions with NBA players and talent.

Cost: Free

Where:
Epicentre
, NC


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With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
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The exhibition presents more than 100 works from the Bechtler collection that have never been on view to the public. Bechtler will be highlighting works from well-known artists including but not...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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Do you keep saying you’ll get organized someday, but someday never comes? Are you overwhelmed, anxious and exhausted by your clutter? Would you like to save time and money while reducing your...

Cost: 99.00

Where:
Online
PO Box 178
Charlotte, NC  27609
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Sponsor: Reawaken Your Brilliance
Telephone: 191-955-93925
Contact Name: Julie Coraccio
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Featuring works created by students in Denver Botanic Gardens’ School of Botanical Art & Illustration, this juried exhibition is part of an artistic tradition of portraying plants for...

Cost: $7-$13, children younger than 2 free, included with admission

Where:
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
6500 S. New Hope Road
Belmont, NC
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Telephone: 704-825-4490
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The Greenway offers a variety of hands-on interactive learning programs specifically designed to meet Girl Scout badge requirements. Today, learn about how to prepare for a hike then head out on...

Cost: $15

Where:
Anne Springs Close Greenway
104 Adventure Road
Fort Mill, NC
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Telephone: 803-547-4575
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Learn mathematical concepts of sorting, building, and geometry while using Lego building blocks.

Cost: Free

Where:
South County Regional Library
5801 Rea Road
, NC
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Basketball lovers can watch players of the NBA All-Star Game and State Farm All-Star Saturday Night practice for Sunday’s showcase.

Where:
Bojangles' Coliseum
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
, NC
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Put survival skills to the test by keeping little green soldiers alive through wilderness scenarios.

Cost: $5

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC
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Come in to explore how books permeate so much of what people learn and do. The exhibit focuses on books and authors who have influenced the region.

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Mountain Historical Museum
100 E. Mountain St.
Kings Mountain , NC  28086
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Sponsor: Kings Mountain Historical Museum
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Please join the staff of The President James K. Polk State Historic Site and the staff of Andrew Jackson State Park for an informative look into the lives of the three presidents.

Cost: Free

Where:
Andrew Jackson State Park
196 Andrew Jackson Park Rd.
Lancaster, SC  29720
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Join University of North Carolina in Greensboro, for a lunch and learn program to educate immigrant and/or English as a Second Language families on family life skills and topics on their young...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Library
5935 Hickory Grove Road
, NC
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Arts+ will provide a visual art workshop series with a different project each workshop. Enjoy live music performed during the workshop.

Cost: Free

Where:
University City Regional Library
301 East W.T. Harris Blvd.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC Culture Blocks
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Little artists and their adult companions explore the museum galleries and create art! Projects vary each month. Registration required.

Cost: $12-$16

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2090
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Come construct a mandala at the Nature Center.

Cost: Free

Where:
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
2900 Rocky River Road
, NC
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Explore books and stories in creative ways through interactive activities including math, science, games and more. This month, use art and technology to create circuit flowers.

Cost: Free

Where:
Steele Creek Library
13620 Steele Creek Road
, NC
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Arts+ will provide a visual art workshop series. Live music will accompany the art-making experience.

Cost: Free

Where:
Scaleybark Library
101 Scaleybark Road
, NC
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Inspired by the music of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, this jammin’ show takes audiences to the beautiful island of Jamaica with friends, Ziggy and Nansi.

Cost: $15+

Where:
McColl Family Theater
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-973-2828
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In celebration of Black History Month, the DCSO performs William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony, the first symphony composed by an African American to be performed by a major orchestra.

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Family Performance Hall
207 Faculty Drive
Davidson, NC
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The Arts Council of York County and Rock Hill School District Three present the annual Teachers' Choice Youth Art Exhibition, featuring selected artwork by Rock Hill students from high, middle,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Center for the Arts
121 E Main St.
Rock Hill, NC
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Join Cars and Coffee Concord on the third Saturday of each month, excluding May. Car owners and enthusiasts will check out prized classics, customs and hot rods in speedway's Fan Zone.

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Motor Speedway
5555 Concord Pkwy. S.
, NC
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Count and observe birds in the gardens to help scientists in their study of birds. Volunteers will be providing guided walks and sharing educational information. Hot chocolate will be served....

Cost: Free

Where:
Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary
260 Ridgewood Ave.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-331-0664
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Little ones bounce under the supervision of their parents and without interference from bigger kids. Jumpers need Sky Socks, which are available for purchase, and a signed waiver.

Cost: $8

Where:
Sky Zone
10200 Centrum Pkwy.
Pineville, NC
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Every Saturday this month, Historic Brattonsville will feature special guided tours that interpret African American history and culture in the Carolina Piedmont. Included with admission; special...

Cost: $5-$8, free for children 3 and younger

Where:
Historic Brattonsville
1444 Brattonsville Road
McConnells, SC
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Telephone: 803-684-2327
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Historic Rosedale is a registered site for the 2019 Big Backyard Bird Count this year, so wear warm clothes and bring binoculars to count the birds.

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Rosedale Plantation
3427 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Guided trail rides are open to riders of all experience levels.

Cost: $45-$50

Where:
Anne Springs Close Greenway
1058 Horse Road
Fort Mill, SC
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Meet a resident bird and an expert keeper in these half-hour sessions along the Raptor Trail. Saturdays 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Sundays 1 and 3 p.m.

Cost: $8-$12, children 3 and younger free

Where:
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC
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Sponsor: Carolina Raptor Center
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Music and Movement activities for ages one, two and three! All ages are welcome to attend, and infants receive free admission. Come jam to stories and songs!

Cost: $2 per child

Where:
UWI- Kidz Greenhouse Cafe
5237 Albemarle Road
Suites 211-213
, NC
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Sponsor: United World Initiative's
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New Era Cap, the authentic cap of the NBA, will open a pop-up shop featuring exclusive customization opportunities in Charlotte at the New Gallery of Modern Art.

Cost: Free admission, merchandise available for purchase

Where:
New Gallery of Modern Art
435 S Tyron St. #110
, NC
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Sponsor: New Era Cap

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Join an educator to explore animal biology and behavior and meet some of animals.

Cost: $6-$8, includes admission

Where:
Discovery Place Nature
1658 Sterling Road
, NC
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Learn about vultures found at Carolina Raptor Center.

Cost: $8-$12, children 3 and younger free, included with admission to Raptor Trail

Where:
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC
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The origins and impact of slavery in Cabarrus County, and the benefits of slave labor to Reed Gold Mine will be examined during Black History Month. Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site will offer...

Cost: $2, children 7 and younger free

Where:
Reed Gold Mine State Historic Site
9621 Reed Mine Road
Midland, NC
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Telephone: 704-721-4653
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Learn new tricks on the baby quarter while utilizing them in a group game of S.K.A.T.E.

Cost: Free

Where:
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
750 Beal St.
, NC
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Instructors will provide assistance to students in grades K-12 in reading and math. The instructions will be primarily facilitated by NC Educator licensed teachers.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Revolution Park Sports Academy
1225 Remount Road
, NC
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Sponsor: Revolution Park Sports Academy

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Experience the immersive world of bugs and their amazing abilities that inspire human innovation. Larger-than-life bug models guide a journey through hands-on activities and challenges. Get up...

Cost: $13-$17, children younger than 2 free, includes museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-372-6261
Website »

More information

Creepy Nature is designed to share the actual science of weird and unusual plants and animals. This exhibit features horror fiction concepts like vampires, zombies, mummies and alien invaders....

Cost: $6-$7, includes museum admission

Where:
Schiele Museum
1500 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-866-6908
Website »

More information

Set in 1926, this fast-paced musical dinner show offers Southern food with classic Southern songs. Watch the gospel truths unfold through the eyes and imagination of Tennessee! See website for...

Cost: $10-$37

Where:
NarroWay Theatre
3327 Hwy 51
Fort Mill, SC  29715
View map »


Sponsor: NarroWay Productions
Telephone: 803-802-2300
Website »

More information

Inspired by the music of the legendary reggae artist Bob Marley, this jammin’ show takes audiences to the beautiful island of Jamaica with friends, Ziggy and Nansi. See website for show...

Cost: $15+

Where:
McColl Family Theater
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
View map »


Website »

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In his delicately rendered sculptures, Michael Sherrill seeks to elicit a sense of wonder from viewers.

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Featuring more than 50 international artists and more than 100 works of art, Under Construction explores the growth of the collage technique and aesthetic in the work of Romare Bearden and his...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Visitors explore a dynamic and diverse dress tradition and the increasingly interconnected fashion worlds that it inhabits. See "popular" garments, runway fashions designed by...

Cost: $15-$6; Free for children 4 and younger; Included in admission

Where:
Mint Museum Randolph
2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2000
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Many factors must be weighed when exhibiting a work of art, from framing to installation to critical contextualization. This exhibition examines the different considerations that go into displaying...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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To further unite the nation, in 2018 For Freedoms launched a 50 State Initiative in which multiple organizations and events embodied an array of voices and sparked a national dialogue about art,...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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"Welcome to Brookhill" is a collection of images that, like poetry, stir emotion. The photographs reveal what this neighborhood, like every other neighborhood, has come to be to its...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Hank Willis Thomas is a conceptual artist who lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. The exhibit investigates 20th century protests, reminding museum goers that societal tumult is part of a hard-fought...

Cost: $7-$9, Children 5 and younger free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Cultur
551 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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The Arthur Laurents, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim musical Gypsy comes to the Halton stage for the first time this winter. Considered by many to be the greatest of all American musicals.

Cost: $10+

Where:
Dale F. Halton Theater
1206 Elizabeth Ave.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-330-6534
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In a daring experiment, the works of William Shakespeare come to life at Innovative Works through a creative collaboration with UNC Charlotte. See the culmination of this innovative collaboration...

Cost: $25-$80

Where:
The Patricia McBride & Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
701 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Kids and adults can enjoy interactive basketball activities, art and memorabilia displays, apparel customization and panel discussions with NBA players and talent.

Cost: Free

Where:
Epicentre
, NC


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With artistic dialogue, the Through this Lens community will offer our larger community a look through the many lenses of the immigrant experience.

Cost: $6-$10, children 5 and younger free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th St.
, NC
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The exhibition presents more than 100 works from the Bechtler collection that have never been on view to the public. Bechtler will be highlighting works from well-known artists including but not...

Cost: $5-$9, Children younger than 10 free

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Discover how the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association encouraged, trained and inspired evangelists. Go behind the scenes of the historic Itinerant Evangelism conferences in Amsterdam in 1983, 1986...

Cost: Free

Where:
Billy Graham Library
4330 Westmont Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: Billy Graham Library
Telephone: 704-401-3200
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