Things to Do With Kids in Charlotte This Week
This week's must-do fun for the family (Jan 16-19).
Start off the week right with a day off to celebrate the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. There are several events around town designed for children and families to visit together, including ones at some of the local museums. Stock up on books and DVDs while visiting a library program, explore home school opportunities, and much more. Curious about the role social media plays the lives of your children? Sign up now for the next Mom Matters luncheon and learn more about the topic, participate in networking, and receive a goody bag along with your lunch.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Honor a hero's legacy as Marion Diane Bauer reads the story "Martin Luther King, Jr.," and then stay in the museum for experiments and related crafts. 9am-5pm. Discovery Place KIDS, 105 Gilead Road, Huntersville.
Get your arts and crafts on by using recycled books to make snowflakes. 4pm. ImaginOn: The Joe and Joan Martin Center, 300 E. 7th St.
Home School Program: Space.
The winter session of this home school program runs on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Participants ages 6-11 years are encouraged to pick one day for the remainder of the program. January explores the solar system, including eclipses, gravity, and a visit to Settlemyre Planetarium. 1-3pm. Museum of York County, 4621 Mt. Gallant Road, Rock Hill.
Grossology and You
Noreen Neuron hosts the "Personal Universe" game show and leads visitors as they see competition to decide which body system is the best of the best. January and February only. 4pm. The Schiele Museum of Natural History, 1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia.
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Renee Roberson is a Charlotte-area mom who loves showing her two kids around the Queen City every chance she gets.