Read-a-roo and Friends Coming to Northlake Mall

Celebrate spring with Read-a-roo and pals at the Read-a-roo Block Party LIVE!
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Curious George, Arthur, Sid the Science Kid and other PBS Kids characters will be at Read-a-Roo's Block Party LIVE at Northlake Mall, March 18.

If you have a child under the age of 6, chances are you know UNC-TV's kids channel Rootle, and may be familiar with Read-a-roo, Rootle's book-loving marsupial mascot. Read-a-roo and pals Curious George, Arthur, Sid the Science Kid and more favorite PBS Kids stars from Rootle's Spring Block Party are coming to Northlake Mall, Saturday, March 18.

The lovable group of characters are in town for Read-a-roo's Block Party LIVE, which includes visits with the characters and music-themed activities, including performances by young artists from Kidznotes, the Charlotte Symphony's Winterfield Youth Orchestra and MusicalMinds — North Carolina's El Sistema-inspired music education programs.

Party-goers can also try out some music makers, including a Steinway piano, at the musical petting zoo, and there will be giveaways.

Drop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the lower level of the Grand Court for prizes, giveaways, music and a chance to meet the characters.