This is the middle of Spring Break week for many of us. I don’t know about you but I am really looking forward to the weekend! Hope you enjoy some of the events below.
Mr. Nigel’s Music & Friends Storytime
April 11, 11:15am-noon
Sing along and hear stories with Mr. Nigel during this weekly storytime at Joseph-Beth bookstore at SouthPark Mall. Targets preschool-age children. Arrive early to get a good seat.
Also at Joseph-Beth, This weekend is “Kid’s Bargain Book Blowout”. Over 10,000 books from beginning and intermediate readers to educational workbooks and young adult novels with prices starting at $1.50. 20% Off Preview Night – Golden Apple and Gives Back customers receive an extra 20% off all Kids Bargain Titles on Thursday, April 10th. Special guests include Misty Massey signing Mad Kestrel & The Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Also, Classroom Central will be kicking off their JB book drive.
Charlotte Knights Opening Weekend
Knights Stadium, Fort Mill, SC
April 11, 7:15pm
The Charlotte Knights will kick off their first home games of the season with fireworks after each game. The first 10,000 fans will get magnet schedules or calendars.
Wall Calendar Give-away
April 12, 7:15 pm
Post Game Fireworks
Charlotte Knights Family Fun Day
April 13, 2:15pm
Bring two Peter Pan Peanut Butter proofs of purchase from Food Lion to the box office and get a free kids ticket.
Charlotte Museum of History
April 12, 10:00am-4:00pm
Step back in time and enjoy the atmosphere of a colonial fair. Includes historic craft demonstrations, live music, a tour of the 1774 Rock House, colonial cooking in the log kitchen, colonial games and crafts for children and a Punch and Judy show.
Healthy Kids Day & Family Expo
April 12, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Harris YMCA Sports Fields
A fun-filled event for the entire family that celebrates making fitness, health, nutrition and general wellness fun. Family fitness activities, aquatics demonstrations, games, musical entertainments, face painting, inflatables and information on safety, sports, health & wellness and summer camps.
Charlotte Jumper Classic
Spring Break Weathering Area Presentations
April 11, 1:00pm and 3:00pm
Each day, during Spring Break, Carolina Raptor Center will give special presentations in the weathering area. Meet and learn about some of our resident raptors! The cost is $5-$7. Cowan’s Ford Wildlife Refuge
2329 Neck Road, Huntersville
April 12, 10:00am-noon
Look for frogs, salamanders and a variety of macro invertebrates in the refuge’s seldom seen wetlands area. Ages 6 and up and the cost is $3-$4.
Have a great weekend and if you know of a Smarty Weekend Activity, please let us know.