5007 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC
January 29, 1:15pm – 3:00pm, Ages 10+, $12-$18
Summary: SCREENAGERS probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction. Through surprising insights from authors and brain scientists solutions emerge on how we can empower kids to best navigate the digital world.
Greater Charlotte Health and Fitness Expo Presented by Novant Health
The Park Expo and Conference Center
800 Briar Creek Road, Charlotte, NC
January 28, 9:00am – 6:00pm, All ages, $5; kids 12 and under free
Summary: Experience all things Health & Fitness, all under One Roof! PFO Enterprises is proud to bring back the 5th Annual Greater Charlotte Health & Fitness Expo.
Musical Petting Zoo
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
January 28, 11:00am – 1:00pm, three ages groups, free
Summary: Explore rhythms and rhymes, and make your own music at the Musical Petting Zoo, presented by the Symphony Guild of Charlotte.
Time Warner Cable Arena
333 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
Hornets Family Night
333 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, NC
January 28, 7:00pm, $60, All ages
Summary: Three tickets, three hot dogs and three sodas all for $60!
2700 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte, NC
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte – WonderFest
300 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC
January 14-29, See website for schedule
Goldilocks and the Three Bears – Ages preschool – 6
Commedia Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Ages 6 and older
New Kid – Ages 8 and older
Summary: Introducing WonderFest! This new fun-filled theatre festival brings together three family-friendly productions under one roof! For three weekends (Jan. 14 to Jan. 29)
301 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Step into a world where science is brought to life through interactive exhibits and explosive experiments during daily programs. Connect with the past and visit the future with groundbreaking exhibitions, larger-than-life IMAX Dome films and hands on activities that let you explore more. Plan your visit today. Click on the links below for detailed information on special events, featured exhibitions, featured shows and IMAX.
Featured Exhibitions: For information on all exhibitions click here.
Featured Shows: For information on all featured shows click here.
IMAX: For information on all featured movies and showtimes click here.
Discovery Place Kids – Huntersville
105 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Explore the theme of I CAN at Discovery Place KIDS-Huntersville. The children’s museum features developmentally-appropriate experiences that encourage imagination and offer the opportunity to build confidence while testing skills by trying new things. The exhibits, themed around a small town, allow children to learn through play.
Theme Areas: For a complete description of all nine theme areas click here.
Featured Shows: For a complete listing of all featured shows click here.
Current and Upcoming Events: For all current and upcoming events click here.
Charlotte Nature Museum
1658 Sterling Road, Charlotte, NC (704) 372-6261
Summary: Bring little ones for just an hour or the whole day and experience wildlife through live animal exhibits and interactive education programs. The Museum is easy to navigate with fun surprises around every corner. Kids can roam The Great Hall and visit Beginnings, an area filled with young animals and information on their lifecycles.
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Road, Huntersville, NC (704) 875-6521
Summary: Carolina Raptor Center is dedicated to environmental stewardship and the conservation of birds of prey through education, research, and the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned raptors. As a charitable 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, CRC relies on public financial support to fulfill our mission. Supporters can release a raptor, adopt a bird, make a charitable donation, purchase a membership or sponsor a capital improvement project. CRC’s environmental education programs reach approximately 40,000 students each year. Our Raptor Trail hosts more than 35,000 visitors a year. Visit our calendar page for event times or just come and enjoy our nicely maintained trails and see all the amazing birds of prey.
The Schiele Museum of Natural History
1500 East Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC (704) 866-6900
Summary: The natural wonders of North America and North Carolina coupled with the rich history of our region are all reflected in The Schiele’s exceptional exhibitions and diverse programming. Whether you’re indoors or out, with the kids or your colleagues, by bringing you a lot closer to nature, The Schiele will bring you a little closer to yourself.