Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Week
This week's must-do fun for the family (July 17-20).
Get your tickets for "The Little Mermaid" at Belk Theater July 18-23.
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Muggles unite at a local library, a WNBA star visits the area with her new children's book, kids can play in nature, and a lively Broadway musical comes to town. Looking forward to next month's solar eclipse? Learn about how the Museum of York County is celebrating with special activities for visitors.
This program designed for preschoolers encourages them to move creatively with songs, stories and play in Lost Hollow. 10am. Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont.
Books Come to Life: Harry Potter Festival.
Kids ages 5-18 years are invited to celebrate their love for Harry Potter. Dress up in your favorite Harry Potter-themed costume. Muggles will be divided into Houses and have the opportunities for trivia and educational activities. 2-4pm. University City Regional Library, 301 East W.T. Harris Blvd.
SEE ALSO: Win Tickets to Party Like a Mother.
The Little Mermaid.
Become a part of her world! Everyone's favorite mermaid will grace the stage in this rousing rendition of "The Little Mermaid," complete with gorgeous sets, costumes, and songs like "Kiss the Girl" and "Under the Sea." Runs through July 22; see website for showtimes. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.
Book Signing for WNBA Star Ivory Latta.
Attend a book signing for WNBA Star Ivory Latta, as she promotes her children's book "Despite the Height," which tells the true story of how she came to become a pro basketball star despite her height, five foot six. 4-6pm. Charlotte Avenue Branch YMCA, 402 Charlotte Ave., Rock Hill.
SEE ALSO: Take an Urban Excursion in Raleigh.
Renee Roberson is a Charlotte-area mom who loves showing her two kids around the Queen City every chance she gets.