Mom-Approved Doctors

Having a good doctor when you need one is important, especially when it comes to kids. From doctors to dentists to chiropractors and therapists, we asked local parents to tell us about their favorite Charlotte-area practitioners that have earned their trust and respect. Charlotte Parent readers nominated the doctors listed here, some for multiple years! Only recommended doctors in good standing are included. 

Click on each doctor's name to view nomination years and comments from local parents on why these doctors stand out.

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Charlotte Mom-Approved Doctors

O'Connor, Maeve E.-MD

MapAllergy Asthma & Immunology Relief, 8810 Blakeney Professional Drive
Charlotte, NC 28277
704-910-1402
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"Dr. O'Connor is a wonderful physician who is very thorough! She figured out my daughter's ailments when no one else could. She leaves no stone left unturned and the office is beautiful. Staff is incredible, too" – TJ Bridges, Charlotte (2015)

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Daily Calendar

January 2019

Join Life Time Athletic Charlotte for an indoor triathlon! Indoor triathlons are based on time rather than distance. The total event lasts for 75 minutes and consists of swimming, biking and...

Cost: $30-$35

Where:
Life Time Athletic Charlotte
11210 Golf Links Drive
, NC
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Enjoy family-friendly art projects, gallery visits, artist demonstrations and family yoga sessions. This month check out amazing creations in Under Construction: Collage from The Mint Museum! Layer...

Cost: Children, free; adults, $6

Where:
Mint Museum Uptown
500 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-337-2000
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Directed by Kenney Potter, the main composition will be Kile Smith's landmark work, The Consolation of Apollo, a musical setting of the radio transmission from the first manned spaceflight to...

Cost: $10-$20, children younger than 12 free

Where:
St. Alban's Episcopal Church
301 Caldwell Ln.
Davidson, NC
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Meet some of the nature center's resident reptiles up close during one of these live animal shows. First show begins at 2 p.m., and the second show begins at 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC  28078
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Telephone: 980-314-1129

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Visit the open-air ice skating rink located across from Fountain Park in Rock Hill. See website for operating hours.

Cost: $10, includes skate rental

Where:
Founders Holiday Ice Rink
205 Saluda St.
Rock Hill, SC
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Website »

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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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Craft votives and tea candles using natural scents inspired by nature.

Cost: Free

Where:
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
2900 Rocky River Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1119
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Church of the Redeemer - Kids offers a class for adaptive learning needs and a sensory room during the Sunday School hour (9 a.m.) and worship hour (10:30 a.m.). Volunteers who desire to come...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sun Valley High School
5211 Old Charlotte Hwy.
Monroe, NC
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Sponsor: Church of the Redeemer
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Matthews UMC offers opportunities for Christian education, discipleship, fellowship and care for persons of all ages with disabilities and their families. Experience age-level appropriate Sunday...

Cost: Free

Where:
Matthews United Methodist Church
801 S. Trade St.
Matthews, NC
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The Special Needs Ministry at Calvary welcomes all ages and abilities! Guests, including parents and caregivers, are invited to join.

Cost: Free

Where:
Calvary Church
5801 Pineville–Matthews Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-341-5413
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Celebrate National Popcorn Day, and explore the three most common states of matter with food! First, learn about our favorite movie snack by reading "The Popcorn Book" by Tomie de Paola....

Cost: $10, included with museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Kids
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
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Visit the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens for picture books and literacy activities revolving around “Seeds!” Meet at the picnic tables in the Susie Harwood Garden, and bring a...

Cost: Free

Where:
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
9090 Craver Road
, NC
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Sponsor: UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens and the University City Public Library
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Postgame Skate presented by Novant Health - take the ice with our players after the game Teacher Appreciation Day presented by Piedmont Natural Gas

Cost: Starting at $18.50

Where:
Bojangles' Coliseum
2700 E. Independence Blvd.
Charlotte, NC  28205
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Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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

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Step inside the world of turtles, frogs and snakes through a literary adventure and animal meet-and-greet.

Cost: Free

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
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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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This adaptation of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical is a must-see for Percy Jackson fans. Jan. 15 at 7:30pm, Jan....

Cost: $25+

Where:
Knight Theater
430 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Judy and her brother, Stink, set sail to find Scurvy Sam’s secret pirate treasure. To find the loot, they’ll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who...

Cost: $25+

Where:
Wells Fargo Playhouse
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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"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South 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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Website »

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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
View map »


Website »

More information

"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
View map »


Website »

More information

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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Website »

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Come ice skating at SouthPark Mall! Hours are Mon.-Thurs., 3-11pm; Fri. 3pm-12am; Sat. 11am-12pm; Sun. 11am-11pm.

Cost: $12-$17

Where:
Southpark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
, 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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Website »

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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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Website »

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Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
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Pasties, jelly slugs and butter beer are a few of the magic participants will create. Come for a fun day of cooking, crafts and science.

Cost: $84

Where:
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios: Quail Corners
8438 Park Road
, NC
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Bring the family and celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Gantt Center. Com explore issues of economic equity with panel discussions, art-making workshops, guided tours and film...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Ar
551 South Tryon St
, NC
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CMS is out but My Gym is IN session! Kids enjoy hours of fun games, relays, dancing, gymnastic skills and more! Snack is included. AM Camp 9:30am-noon Mid-Day Lunch Camp noon-1pm PM...

Cost: $24+

Where:
My Gym Southpark
5110 Park Road
, NC
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Dr. King once asked, “What are you doing to serve others?” As a way to answer the call, a youth volunteer fair will take place during this year’s celebration along with music,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Levine Museum of the New South
200 E. 7th Street
, NC
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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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The Kids Mega Challah Bake gets kids cooking together! Snacks are included, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $10

Where:
The Levine JCC
5007 Providence Road
, NC
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Dr. King dreamed of a day when people could get along and treat each other with kindness. Come for a special story and activities to celebrate this hero.

Cost: $10, included with museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Kids
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
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Bring your imagination; the library will provide the supplies. Drop in for Play-Doh fun!

Cost: Free

Where:
Kannapolis Library
850 Mountain St.
Kannapolis, NC
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Telephone: 704-920-1180
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Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Visit the open-air ice skating rink located across from Fountain Park in Rock Hill. See website for operating hours.

Cost: $10, includes skate rental

Where:
Founders Holiday Ice Rink
205 Saluda St.
Rock Hill, SC
View map »


Website »

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On Mondays from September to May, all children under the age of 16 can come paint pottery for just $3/hour.

Cost: $3 per hour

Where:
Dish It Out
7828 Rea Road
#C
, NC
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Telephone: 704-544-4848
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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
Website »

More information

Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
View map »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 704-246-8611
Website »

More information

Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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


Website »

More information

Join Lego Club on the 3rd Monday of each month! The library brings the Legos; participants bring the imagination! Lego idea books will be on hand and available for checkout.

Cost: Free

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

"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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

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Violet Beauregard's blueberry buckle, molten lava cakes and a special lunch from the invention room are on the menu. Come for a fun day of cooking, crafts and science.

Cost: $84

Where:
Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios: Quail Corners
8438 Park Road
, NC
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Website »

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Winter yields a host of new challenges in survival situations. Test your abilities and knowledge to endure the winter time conditions.

Cost: $40

Where:
Reedy Creek Nature Preserve
2900 Rocky River Road
, NC
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Enjoy winter themed literacy activities and story times.

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Regional Library
7015 Morrison Blvd.
, NC
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School age children are invited to this special presentation that aligns with the library's Collards + Culture exhibit.

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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Website »

More information

Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

This weekly story time includes classic tales and new favorites.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble
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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Winter Wonderland will open an hour early for $10 Tuesday Tot Time every Tuesday! Parents can pull little ones on sleds.

Cost: $10

Where:
Winter Wonderland SouthPark
4400 Sharon Road
, NC
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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

Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
View map »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 704-246-8611
Website »

More information

Come join story time with other families. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble, Morrison Place
4020 Sharon Road
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-364-0626
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 980-299-8445
Website »

More information

Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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


Website »

More information

Play video games, board games, foosball and more with others.

Cost: $6

Where:
Tom Sykes Recreation Center
1501 Euclid Ave.
, NC
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Create custom graphic and grip tape on a blank skate board deck using spray paint, hand cut, stencils and paint pens. Instruction, materials, deck and grip are included.

Cost: $50

Where:
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
750 Beal St.
, NC
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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
Website »

More information

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

More information

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

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
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Website »

More information

"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
View map »


Website »

More information

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
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

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Become a nature detective as we explore the amazing world around us through stories, crafts, and activities related to the topic.

Cost: $5

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Rd
Huntersville, NC  28078
View map »


Telephone: 980-314-1129
Website »

More information

Discover nature through stories, crafts and activities centered on a new topic each week.

Cost: $4

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC  28078
View map »


Telephone: 980-314-1129
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Snap photos, draw pictures, take notes and be a scientist while discovering noteworthy sites throughout the preserve, creating a living record of the park as it changes throughout the year.

Cost: $4

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC  28078
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Telephone: 980-314-1129
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Bring your imagination; the library will provide the LEGO and DUPLO blocks. Drop in for building fun!

Cost: Free

Where:
Kannapolis Library
850 Mountain St.
Kannapolis, NC
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Telephone: 704-920-1180
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Participate in discussion and activities related to the Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall. Books are available at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Davidson Library
119 South Main St.
Davidson, NC
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Bring your whole family out to enjoy puppet shows, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy skill development and help foster a love of books and reading in your child.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mint Hill Library
6840 Matthews-Mint Hill Road
Mint Hill, NC
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Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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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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Join the Carolina's Aviation Museum on the second and fourth Wednesday of every month, August through May, for an engaging hour of exploring aviation through stories, crafts and hands-on...

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

Where:
Carolina's Aviation Museum
4672 1st Flight Drive
, NC
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These wintry themed classes will incorporate props, musical instruments and board books to focus upon developmental milestones.

Cost: $5

Where:
Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC
220 Westinghouse Blvd.
Suite 402
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

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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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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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
Website »

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Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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

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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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Families will work with local artists to contribute to a permanent art installation that will be displayed at the Scaleybark Library.

Cost: Free

Where:
Scaleybark Library
101 Scaleybark 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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This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

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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
Website »

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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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Website »

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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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Website »

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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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Website »

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"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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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Website »

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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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Website »

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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 »

More information

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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Website »

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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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Website »

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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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Website »

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Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
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Come enjoy a snack, games and dragon fun. Register online.

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Mill Public Library
1818 2nd Baxter Crossing
Fort Mill, SC
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Trinity Episcopal School will host its annual Freedom Fete, an event dedicated to celebrating the work of those who lead in the struggle toward social justice. New York Times Bestselling and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Trinity Episcopal School
750 East 9th St.
, NC
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Sponsor: Trinity Episcopal School
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Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
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Website »

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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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Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Jan. 10-11: Snow Fun; Jan. 24-25: Outside ABCs. Pre-Registration is...

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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Telephone: 980-314-1128
Website »

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Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Feb. 14-15, We Love Animals; Feb. 28-29: Winter Trees....

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 980-314-1128
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 704-246-8611
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 980-299-8445
Website »

More information

These wintry themed classes will incorporate props, musical instruments and board books to focus upon developmental milestones.

Cost: $5

Where:
Piedmont Music Therapy, LLC
220 Westinghouse Blvd.
Suite 402
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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


Website »

More information

This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

More information

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

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
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 704-337-2000
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

"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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

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


Website »

More information

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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Website »

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Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.More...

Cost: Free

Where:
Carolinas HealthCare System Main
1000 Blythe Blvd
Charlotte, NC  28203
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Sponsor: CBCC
Telephone: 980-256-3243
Contact Name: Jessica Jankowski
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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
Website »

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Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.More...

Cost: Free

Where:
CPCC Merancas
11930 Verhoeff Dr.
Huntersville, NC  28078
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Sponsor: CBCC
Telephone: 980-256-3243
Contact Name: Jessica Jankowski
Website »

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Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.More...

Cost: Free

Where:
LEAD Technologies,Inc.
1927 S TRYON STREET
Charlotte, NC  28203
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Sponsor: CBCC
Telephone: 980-256-3243
Contact Name: Jessica Jankowski
Website »

More information

Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
View map »

More information

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
View map »


Website »

More information

"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
View map »


Website »

More information

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
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

Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.More...

Cost: Free

Where:
Johnson & Wales University
235 South Cedar Street
Charlotte, NC  28202
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Sponsor: CBCC
Telephone: 980-256-3243
Contact Name: Jessica Jankowski
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 »

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Explore the natural world through arts and crafts! Each session will feature a different theme and will have a w take-home craft for each participant. Child registration required; parent attendance...

Cost: $4

Where:
Latta Nature Center
6211 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC  28078
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Telephone: 980-314-1129
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Participants will examine their physical traits to understand genes. This series is designed for homeschoolers, but anyone can attend. Register online.

Cost: $5

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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Kick off ASC's Connect with Culture Days at this dance workshop.

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp North End
1824 Statesville Ave.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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At the Coding on Canvas activity station, participants will use robots to paint pictures that they will take home. No experience is required for Sip & Strum, an exciting, social, ukulele...

Cost: Free

Where:
Resident Culture Brewing
2101 Central Ave.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Girls Rock Charlotte amplifies the voices of girls, women and gender-diverse folks through the power of music and filmmaking. Through summer camp programs, school year workshops, women rock...

Cost: Free

Where:
10 Park Lanes
1700 Montford Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
Website »

More information

Tour the LATIBAH artist T’Afo Feimster’s representation of the Reconstruction period with the theme of “Redefining Black America”. A combination of life-size exhibits and smaller art pieces...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Library
4045 North Tryon St.
Suite A
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Jan. 10-11: Snow Fun; Jan. 24-25: Outside ABCs. Pre-Registration is...

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 980-314-1128
Website »

More information

Little ones and adults discover nature together through crafts, games, songs, animal encounters and outdoor exploration. Feb. 14-15, We Love Animals; Feb. 28-29: Winter Trees....

Cost: $4

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
View map »


Telephone: 980-314-1128
Website »

More information

Kids will learn some basic yoga positions that go along with the story. Come every second and fourth Friday of the month!

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes and Noble - Birkdale Village
8725 Townley Road
Huntersville, NC
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Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 704-246-8611
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 980-299-8445
Website »

More information

Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

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


Website »

More information

Participants will can choose from a wide variety of activities as well as a specialized activity that varies weekly.

Cost: $6

Where:
Tom Sykes Recreation Center
1501 Euclid Ave.
, NC
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Connect with community members while participating in Acts of Kindness, center projects and charitable deeds.

Cost: Free

Where:
Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
750 Beal Street
, NC
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Celebrate 5,000 years of Chinese culture with dance, music, costumes and digital backdrops. Shen Yun opens a portal to a civilization of enchanting beauty and enlightening wisdom.

Cost: $80-$150

Where:
Belk Theater
130 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-1000
Website »

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Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the...

Cost: $20+

Where:
Spectrum Center
333 E Trade St
, NC
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Website »

More information

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

The Southpark Mall Microsoft store will be hosting a free ASUS ROG Arena: Fortnite Fridays Tournament! All skill levels are welcome.

Cost: Free

Where:
Microsoft
4400 Sharon Road
, NC
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Sponsor: Microsoft
Website »

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This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
View map »


Telephone: 704-636-2889
Website »

More information

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

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Judy and her brother, Stink, set sail to find Scurvy Sam’s secret pirate treasure. To find the loot, they’ll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who...

Cost: $25+

Where:
Wells Fargo Playhouse
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
View map »


Website »

More information

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
View map »


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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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"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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

Where:
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
420 South 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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Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
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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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In this action-packed, non-musical adaptation of the classic adventure story, Mowgli grows up believing he's a fierce wolf. When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to...

Where:
Armour Street Theatre
307 Armour St.
Davidson, NC
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Sponsor: Davidson Community Players
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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 trends and innovative solutions for your home and landscape all under one roof. Kids can meet Peppa Pig from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There are also workshops for children....

Cost: $7, children 16 and younger free and first responders/active military free

Where:
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
4751 Highway 49 N.
Concord, NC
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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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Give blood and help save local lives! Donate blood with Community Blood Center of the Carolinas. Call 1-888-59-BLOOD or visit www.cbcc.us to make an appointment at any location.More...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stonecrest Shopping Center
7825 Rea Road
Charlotte, NC  28277
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Sponsor: CBCC
Telephone: 980-256-3243
Contact Name: Jessica Jankowski
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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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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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Learn how to supervise children, recognize safety hazards, handle first-aid situations, play age-appropriate games, change diapers, carry out parents' instructions and discuss job...

Cost: $65 for YMCA members, $95 for nonmembers

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Telephone: 704-716-4600
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Look over an artist’s shoulder as the art comes to life. Bring a sketch pad and pencils, and come learn tips from Winthrop University art students, Catawba River Art Guild members,...

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

Where:
Museum of York County
4621 Mt. Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC
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Enjoy free garden admission, compliments of The Arts & Science Council. Art-Kiddo will provide pop-up art for kids younger than 10, and The Light Factory will provide photography tutorials for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wing Haven
260 Ridgewood Ave.
, NC
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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See an instrument petting zoo, and try instruments representing each of the orchestral families.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunamis Charlotte
9229 Lawyers Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Symphony
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Pineville Elementary School
204 Lowry St.
Pineville, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Participants will learn basic Hand building techniques out of clay including; coiling, pinching and slab building.

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Church of Christ
3932 Sofley Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Clayworks
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
9401 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Enjoy an experience with a dance class, story telling and costume sharing.  Peter Pan where children’s imagination will take flight and journey to Neverland.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cornelius Town Hall
21445 Catawba Ave.
Cornelius, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Join one of our Naturalists on the fourth Saturday of each month for a stroll around Discovery Place Nature’s Paw Paw Nature Trail. Meet in the Great Hall.

Cost: $8; free for members and children younger than 2, included with admission

Where:
Discovery Place Nature
1658 Sterling Road
, NC
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Verizon Innovative Learning, through Verizon Wireless retail stores, is giving kids the opportunity to explore technology and learn new skills through hands-on, experiential technology workshops...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Verizon Smart Store
1855 US Highway 70 SE
Hickory, NC
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Sponsor: Verizon & Project Lead The Way
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Engage in hands-on STEAM experiences with Little Aviators (Pre-K-K students) that focuses on different types of airplanes and activities that improve fine motor skills. Full STEAM...

Cost: Free

Where:
Carolinas Aviation Museum
4672 First Flight Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Carolinas Aviation Museum
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Come decorate cupcakes, meet Belle and hear a story.

Cost: $9

Where:
SAS Cupcakes
9941 Rea Road
Suite C
, NC
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Telephone: 704-295-1777
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The Mint Museum joins with the Arts and Science Council and other cultural partners to offer free admission for ASC Connect with Culture Day! This is a great opportunity to bring a friend of family...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mint Museum
Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road
, NC
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Join the staff from Atrium’s radiology department to learn more about radiology as a profession and the training and education necessary to become a radiologist.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, Included with admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N.. Tryon St.
, NC
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Students of the UNC Charlotte Department of Dance will lead a community dance class, introducing basic Afro-Brazilian dance movement. This fun, energetic class is open to non-dancers and dancers...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camino Community Center
201 Stetson Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and UNC Charlotte
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Visit the Revolutionary War-era home of Hezekiah Alexander, the oldest surviving structure in Mecklenburg County, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Located on land once owned by the parents of James K. Polk, this historic site commemorates the boyhood of our 11th president and significant events from his administration. Visitors can browse the...

Cost: Free

Where:
President James K. Polk State Historic Site
12031 Lancaster Hwy.
Pineville, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Charlotte Ballet teaching artist Lorraine Crittendon, will lead a fun Latin dance class for all ages. The class will explore the Caribbean dance styles of Salsa, Bachata, and Merengue. These styles...

Cost: Free

Where:
Nations Ford Road Elementary School
7050 Nations Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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The Healing Force turns any appearance into a lively, colorful celebration of African culture and spirit with booming drums, rattling gourds and thumb pianos, as they tell folk tales and sing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Tosco Music
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Enjoy free admission and hands-on experiences. Learn about and preserve the history of African American culture. Create a community quilt and a personal collage, discuss Charlotte...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
500 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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It’s exciting, it’s captivating, it’s Ricardo Ortega and Sonbocha’; A group of talented musicians from different countries presenting El Ritmo, The Latin Jazz Experience....

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Join the monthly Teen Book Club to vote on which books are read and discussed! Register online.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lake Wylie Public Library
185 Blucher Cir.
Lake Wylie, SC
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Since 2002, Jesus Morales has been performing throughout NC with his son Alberto Morales and joined by Francisco Martinez, and Ceasar “DJ” Cuco. They have four CDs, most recently...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camino Community Center
201 Stetson Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Tosco Music
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Take a culinary journey around the world. Sample cuisine from Vietnamese, Chinese, classic Southern, Italian, African, Israeli, Caribbean and BBQ restaurants. Vegetarian options available.

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Program robots to navigate the maze course using block-coding on tablets.

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Digi-Bridge
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The Charlotte Symphony’s Prelude Ensemble allows participants the opportunity to interact and explore various instruments of the orchestra through a live 45 minute...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Symphony Prelude Ensemble
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Enjoy Broadway songs performed by some of Charlotte’s best student performers from Northwest School of the Arts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunamis Charlotte
9229 Lawyers Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Theatre Charlotte
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This ethnic dance form is a part of a rich tradition of Caribbean life, evolving on stage and in the streets. Caribbean Dance is a form of expression and celebration. It was developed from African,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pineville Elementary School
204 Lowry St.
Pineville, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Here’s your chance to build and program robots to complete various tasks!

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
9401 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Digi-Bridge
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Here’s your chance to build and program robots to complete various tasks!

Cost: Free

Where:
Cornelius Town Hall
21445 Catawba Ave.
Cornelius, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Digi-Bridge
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Have fun exploring six process-based centers and create artworks based on the works of various artists ranging from Georgia O’Keefe and Diego Rivera to Faith Ringgold and Matisse and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cornelius Town Hall
21445 Catawba Ave.
Cornelius, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Cain Center for the Arts
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See a live radio broadcast with Ramona Holloway from the 107.9 The Link's Matt & Ramona Show during this free open house of M/I Homes in Bretagne. Bring the kids for games for all ages...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bretagne community
2290 Loire Valley Drive
Indian Land, SC
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Sponsor: M/I Homes
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Guest artist Lakeetha Blakeney will perform an excerpt from her one-woman show.  Sweet Jenn is a historical-based theatrical performance that is based upon the experiences of an enslaved woman...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Matthews Playhouse
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View the exhibit, "Voices from the Photo League,” and select one or two photos that leave a strong emotional reaction. Write the emotion on a note card. Singers from Opera Carolina will...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Light Factory
1817 Central Ave.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Opera Carolina & The Light Factory
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NS Productions presents Be A Lion (The Musical) Winner of the regional Broadway World best Musical 2017. Inspired by The Wiz, Be A Lion answers the question, What happens now? What happens now that...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and BNS Productions
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Create your own art at our Creation Stations throughout The Galleries. Stay for a special 1:30 p.m. performance of Opera Carolina's" A Busy Bee" in the Davis Theatre. Tickets for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cabarrus Arts Council
65 Union Street S.
Concord, NC
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Telephone: 704-920-2753
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Projects created during a workshop will be brought back to Clayworks to be fired and glazed before being returned to the workshop location for pickup.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hickory Grove Library
5935 Hickory Grove Road
, NC
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Learn how the discovery of Earth’s invisible magnetic force and static electricity led to a useful understanding of electromagnetic energy. Puppets portray historical figures and famous...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sam Lerner Center at Foundation of Shalom Park
5007 Providence Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Red Herring Puppets
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Try your hand at the pottery wheel and participate in a hand building clay project that will be kiln-fired for each participant to keep.

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Morrison YMCA
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Based on a popular children’s book, Opera Carolina tells the story of a honey bee named Bella who is trying to find her place in the hive. Tickets are free; call for tickets.

Cost: Free

Where:
Davis Theater
65 Union Street S.
Concord, NC
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Telephone: 704-920-2753
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Ready to see, feel, hear, and play numbers? Ready for the ultimate interactive math and music experience? Take a rhythm-charged mathematical journey that spans the senses, connects with all...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Move through various stations each corresponding to a different step in the book creation, design and finishing process.  Various skills and processes will be employed to create one-of-a-kind,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pineville Elementary School
204 Lowry St.
Pineville, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Arts+
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Experience repertory works that blend dance and circus arts.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Caroline Calouche & Co.
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Discover the wonders of the season in this program all about winter. Registration required.

Cost: Free

Where:
McDowell Nature Preserve
15222 York Road
, NC
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Step inside the Starlab and experience the wonders of the universe.  Explore the solar system to learn about the sun, planets, asteroids and moons that make up the Earth’s neighborhood.

Cost: Free

Where:
Northwest School of the Arts
1415 Beatties Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Discovery Place Science
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunamis Charlotte
9229 Lawyers Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Three favorite folks tales from around the world come to life with a touch of the familiar and a taste of the new. Using a variety of puppet styles, “The Frog Prince” from Germany,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pineville Elementary School
204 Lowry St.
Pineville, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Gray Seal Puppets
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Nations Ford Road Elementary School
7050 Nations Ford Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Come and experience a 3000 year old Indian classical and folk dances filled with story telling and brilliant costumes, along with other international dance styles such as Bomba, Russian folk, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
9401 S. Tryon St.
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Dr. Maha Gingrich and groups
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Here’s your chance to build and program robots to complete various tasks!

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Digi-Bridge
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children of all ages are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Ballerinas from Charlotte Ballet will read several of their favorite children’s stories. Children are encouraged to dress-up for this fun and engaging story time.

Cost: Free

Where:
Camino Community Center
201 Stetson Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Teaching Artist Javonne Spearman, originally from Liberia West Africa, will take dancers through a series of movements based in traditional dance. Students of all ages are welcomed to take part in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Charlotte Ballet
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Experience the spontaneous creation of music on a variety of drums and percussion instruments.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barringer Academic Center
1546 Walton Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Drums 4 Life
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Judy and her brother, Stink, set sail to find Scurvy Sam’s secret pirate treasure. To find the loot, they’ll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who...

Cost: $16+

Where:
Wells Fargo Playhouse
300 E. 7th St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-973-2828
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Experience two bomba dances from Puerto Rico. The first one will be sicá, the bomba form that has made it the deepest into popular music. You can hear this rhythm in salsa, Latin jazz and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sugar Creek Church of Christ
3932 Sofley Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC
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Enjoy an interactive dance performance.

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Morrison YMCA
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Learn about the art form of Capoeira as a tool to foster community, promote a healthy lifestyle and spread Afro-Brazilian culture.

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunamis Charlotte
9229 Lawyers Road
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and International Capoeira School
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Mariachi is a style of music and musical group performance that dates back to at least the 18th century, evolving over time in the countryside of various regions of western Mexico. But the Mariachi...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camino Community Center
201 Stetson Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Mariachi Gavilanes Gabriel
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Enjoy swing jazz and vintage popular songs.

Cost: Free

Where:
Charlotte Museum of History
3500 Shamrock Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: ASC and Mark Larson Combo
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See several dances from India that include folk dancing, classical and Bollywood.  Audience members will also learn basic steps of the folk dance garba.

Cost: Free

Where:
Morrison Family YMCA
9405 Bryant Farms Road
, NC
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Do not miss the annual oyster roast in Myers Park! Oysters will be served at 4 p.m. and will be available while supplies last.

Cost: Free

Where:
Reid's Fine Foods Myers Park
2823 Selwyn Ave.
, NC
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Shop your next vacation, and enjoy exclusive offers and benefits at the largest travel expo in the region.

Where:
Charlotte Convention Center
501 S. College St.
, NC
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Sponsor: MANN Travels
Telephone: 704-339-6000
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Participate in a literacy workshop, developed by ASC, that teaches adult caregivers how to be more effective when reading with children. Registration required. The Spanish course is at 10 a.m.,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camino Community Center
201 Stetson Drive
, NC
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Sponsor: University City Partners and ASC
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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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Digi-Bridge will host a course of STEAM learning activities featuring the Lego WeDo 2.0 kits. Register at digi-bridge.org! There are locations at Hurt Hub@Davidson, Hygge West on Remount Road in...

Cost: $30

Where:
Hurt Hub@Davidson
210 Delburg St.
Davidson, NC  28036
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Sponsor: Digi-Bridge
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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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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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Celebrate Australia’s independence with aboriginal dot art painting. Learn more about this unique art form and then create a masterpiece to take home.

Cost: $13-$17, free for children younger than 2, included with admission

Where:
Discovery Place Science
301 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Visit the first-ever Schleich pop-up shop, a unique, hands-on destination for imaginative play, at SouthPark Mall! The Charlotte-based toy company’s standalone store offers fun-filled activities...

Cost: Free

Where:
SouthPark Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211
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Read "Ada Twist, Scientist" by Andrea Beaty, then use the scientific method to make predictions about taste.

Cost: $10, included with museum admission

Where:
Discovery Place Kids
105 Gilead Road
Huntersville, 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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Celebrate 5,000 years of Chinese culture with dance, music, costumes and digital backdrops. Shen Yun opens a portal to a civilization of enchanting beauty and enlightening wisdom.

Cost: $80-$150

Where:
Belk Theater
130 N. Tryon St.
, NC
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Telephone: 704-372-1000
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Marvel fans, assemble for this live, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the...

Cost: $20+

Where:
Spectrum Center
333 E Trade St
, NC
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This exhibit tells the story of the coming of railroads after the Civil War and the impact they had on the life, economy, culture, folklore, music and landscape of the mountains. Using videos,...

Cost: $4-$12, includes museum admission

Where:
N.C. Transportation Museum
1 Samuel Spencer Dr.
Spencer, NC
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Telephone: 704-636-2889
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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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Judy and her brother, Stink, set sail to find Scurvy Sam’s secret pirate treasure. To find the loot, they’ll have to race their swashbuckling rivals, Tall Boy and Smart Girl, to see who...

Cost: $25+

Where:
Wells Fargo Playhouse
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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"Latin Americans in Paris" presents selected Latin American artists who moved to Paris in the mid-20th century to live and work. Their presence in Europe initiated a cultural and...

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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In this action-packed, non-musical adaptation of the classic adventure story, Mowgli grows up believing he's a fierce wolf. When he learns he is actually a human, he must discover how to...

Where:
Armour Street Theatre
307 Armour St.
Davidson, NC
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Sponsor: Davidson Community Players
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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 trends and innovative solutions for your home and landscape all under one roof. Kids can meet Peppa Pig from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. There are also workshops for children....

Cost: $7, children 16 and younger free and first responders/active military free

Where:
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
4751 Highway 49 N.
Concord, NC
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